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Kris Dinh: UNAVSA Leadership Conference Was Life-Changing

The following is an essay from Kris Dinh. She is a current student at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and was one of two recipients of UVSA Gulf Coast’s scholarship to attend the UNAVSA-13 Leadership Conference in Boston, MA.

In April of 2016, I was presented with a scholarship to go to UNAVSA-13. I had never once thought in the years prior that I would be getting the opportunity to go to such a large, national conference with such passionate, Vietnamese leaders, however, I can honestly say that this scholarship to UNAVSA has served to be one of the most life changing scholarships I have ever received. Not only have I gained more connections around the U.S., but I’ve gained new insights and skills to help me improve as a leader. Read More

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And The Next Camp Delta Theme Is…

Camp Delta is an annual leadership retreat in which VSA members from across the region come together to learn from one another, bond, and become better leaders. The camp is typically hosted every August, and with summer right around the corner, their marketing machine is finally getting into action.

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Lisa Than: UNAVSA Leadership Conference Was One Of My Best Experiences

The following is an essay from Lisa Than. She is a current student at Xavier University of Louisiana and was one of two recipients of UVSA Gulf Coast’s scholarship to attend the UNAVSA-13 Leadership Conference in Boston, MA.

Attending UNAVSA-13 was a spontaneous decision and one that I don’t regret. I never got to travel often, so UNAVSA-13 was my excuse to travel. A reason why I wanted to attend UNAVSA-13 was in hopes of bringing something back to improve my VSAs. When you hear “conference”, usually people think of business professional and informational. I didn’t know what to expect and even tried asking a friend, but in the end I decided to keep an open mind.Read More

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2nd Annual Gulf Coast Awards

The school year is finally coming to an end, and what better way to celebrate all of your VSAs’ accomplishments than at our 2nd Annual Gulf Coast Awards banquet?

Last year was our very first awards ceremony for the entire region. This year will be even bigger and better! Show up and represent your school and organization as we recognize the various VSAs in our region for their successes and major achievements. Guests will be able to enjoy a three-course meal, live entertainment, presentations, and more. To purchase tickets please visit our website or ticketleap link. Once we reach capacity we will no longer sell tickets, so be sure to purchase your tickets early!

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CPP Campaign: #SingForHope Challenge

Our Internal Vice President Mitchell Nguyen is this year's UNAVSA CPP Campaign Director. His main job is to create campaigns that engage VSA members (and non-members) across the continent to spread awareness about this year's Collective Philanthropy Project, as well as encourage donations to the cause. Check out UNAVSA's official announcement below:

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