UConn Salaam is a program of the Asian American Cultural Center (AsACC) centered on creating community amongst the Muslim student population at the University of Connecticut. UConn Salaam develops programming that increases accurate knowledge of Islam, strives to combat existing Islamophobia, and builds coalitions amongst various student organizations through our Salaam committee.
Meet the Coordinators!
Khadija Shaikh (she/her/hers)
Year: Senior ‘24
Major: Environmental Studies
Minor(s): Social Justice Organizing and Asian American Studies
Favorite Thing About Being Muslim on Campus: Annual Eid Celebrations!
Nadine Noaman (she/her/hers)
Year: Sophomore ‘26
Major: Psychological Sciences
Favorite Thing About Being Muslim on Campus: Meeting Muslims on campus + Ramadan iftars and taraweehs!