R&D 100 Awards —Celebrating 51 Years of Innovations

The 51th Annual R&D 100 Banquet and Awards Presentation, identifying and honoring the top 100 technology products of the year, took place at the Renaissance Orlando Hotel at Seaworld, Orlando on Nov. 7, 2013. The awards are presented annually in recognition of exceptional new products, processes, materials, or software that were developed throughout the world and introduced into the market the previous year. Past winners have included sophisticated testing...

THIS IS MY STORY TO TELL

THIS IS MY STORY TO TELL PART 1 - MORAL STORIES – WHY WE NEED THEM Stories, such as moral stories, have the power to shape mankind’s destiny. Some stories have survived time and are able to deliver universal messages transcending generations. This is my story to tell… Did you ever think about what is it in those stories that enabled them to...

The Taiwanese Turtle and the Betel Nuts

Once upon a time in the Island of Taiwan … A turtle had a happy life living in a green and orange rugged field, eating lettuce and carrots. One day, the turtle went for a walk when a truck full of betel nuts passed by and inadvertently scattered betel nuts down the road. The turtle chewed the first betel nut. It had...

Asian American Heritage Council of Central Florida recognizes Asian American students for their hard work and dedication to the community

AAHC Asian American Student Achiever Awards Ceremony 2015
On November 7, 2015, the Asian American Heritage Council (AAHC) held its annual Asian American Student Achievers Awards at the Orlando Fashion Square Mall. Although I had participated in the past years as a student applicant, this year, I had the honor to be a co-emcee of this event as well. The Student Achiever Awards recognizes Asian American students who show exemplary achievement and excellence in...

Orange County Students Attend Mayor Jacobs’ Sixth Annual Youth Leadership Conference

Sixth Annual Youth Leadership Conference
Nearly 250 Orange County Public Schools students from 24 local high schools attended Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs’ sixth annual Youth Leadership Conference (YLC) at Valencia College’s west campus on March 11. Mayor Jacobs created the program for student leaders when she took office in 2011 in an effort to connect students with their local government. About 1,200 local...

Selective Colleges – SUCCESS!

Selective College
By Robert LeVine A few weeks ago, America’s most selective colleges informed their applicants who would be offered admission and who would not. Some students are ecstatic, while others moan that their lives are over. We should redefine success. This is not about a family’s resume; it is about a student’s lifetime success. Finding the best possible opportunities – both environmental...

36,000 Shaolin Temple Kung Fu Fighters

Shaolin Temple Tagou Kung Fuvideo
The Shaolin Temple Kung Fu Academy is the largest Martial Arts school in China.  Shaolin Temple Kung Fu Academy was built in 1978 in response to the revival of the popularity of kung fu in China due to the 1982 Jet Li film Shaolin Temple.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGWYC_Sai7c Shaolin Temple Kung Fu Academy: http://www.shaolinacademy.net/

Austin Dance India Celebrates 25 Years of Bharata Natyam Dance in Central Texas

Bharata Natyam Dance
Austin, Texas (February, 2016)— Austin Dance India, Austin’s preeminent performance company and school for Bharata Natyam dance, is celebrating its 25th year in 2016 with a dynamic calendar of live performances and student showcases. Under the creative direction of Anuradha Naimpally, Austin Dance India will present a season of spectacular dance events including a 10 x 10 student showcase,...

East Coast Asian American Student Union Conference 2019

East Coast Asian American Student Union Conference 2019
Join the East Coast Asian American Student Union (ECAASU) in Orlando, Florida for the oldest and largest Asian American Pacific Islander student conference in the nation! The annual ECAASU Conference is a two-day event (Feb 8-9) that includes guest speakers, workshops, and performances. The theme for this year’s conference is “Introspection,” encouraging students to look toward bridging gaps between the north and south...

Why Learn Chinese? 學中文

Learn Chinese
Most widely spoken language Chinese is the most widely spoken first language in the world. It is the national language of the more than 1.3 billion inhabitants of China and millions more ethnic Chinese around the world including Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Brunei and Vietnam. Chinese will top English as the most-used language on the Internet by 2016,...
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