Tony Nguyen | A Treasurer’s Retrospection

Towards the end of the Vietnam War, my family, like many others, fled their home country in hopes for better opportunities. Even in Vietnam my family never had much, but coming to a foreign land with no money and no knowledge of the language was a real struggle. From an early age I saw how hard my parents and siblings worked to achieve their “American Dream.” This made me appreciate all the opportunities that I have today even more.Read More

USA VSA’s Spooktacular Halloween Party

On October 29th, 2016, the University of South Alabama's Vietnamese Student Association hosted their Annual Halloween Party in Mobile, Alabama. The event was a festive way to raise money and awareness for this year’s Collective Philanthropy Project (CPP), the Catalyst Foundation – an organization that focuses on improving the lives of abandoned, orphaned, and homeless children in Vietnam.

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