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GC Gets Cultured

The following is written by Abigayle Lista, the 2016 – 2017 ICC Rep from the Loyola Asian Student Organization.

Fashion, food, and performances to never forget, UVSA Gulf Coast did it again with their annual cultural event this time celebrating a Cultural Night. The event was open to all UVSA Gulf Coast schools and anyone from the church or in the surrounding neighborhood, and all Louisiana schools and University of Southern Alabama had booths of food and an activity, as well as performances. Read More

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This Is Not a Fairy Tale: Gulf Coast Raises $16K For CPP!

Once upon a time, six Vietnamese student organizations across Louisiana gathered together in Roussel Hall at Loyola University New Orleans for a night full of performances, skits, talent, and philanthropy. UNO VASA’s Khang Tong and VSOUL’s Adriana Sanchez co-emceed the event, and opened the show with a comedic introduction video portraying the six fairy tale sub-themes. In addition to announcing the talent and smoothly transitioning from act to act, throughout the night both Tong and Sanchez changed wardrobes to fit the theme.Read More

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Gulf Coast Goes to UVSA South Camp Legacy

UVSA South hosted its second annual VSA leadership camp - Camp Legacy - earlier this month from August 12 to August 14 at Shepard's Pasture, Jefferson, TX. Camp Legacy is meant to connect the new leaders of the Southern region and foster relationship building between the new officers and dedicated members within Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. The programming consisted of a family program, team-building activities, informational workshops, and more. We were lucky enough to have 14 Gulf Coast members attend and support our neighboring region!

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Camp Delta 9

Camp Delta 9

Earlier this month, the ninth annual Camp Delta leadership retreat was hosted at Paul B. Johnson State Park in Hattiesburg, MS. Our very own Internal Vice President Mitchell Nguyen and Treasurer Tony Nguyen were on staff for this year's camp, as well as our fellow Cabinet members: Media Co-Chairmen Calvin and Kevin Tran, Community Service Cabinet member Adriana Sanchez, and Public Relations Cabinet member Catherine Nguyen!

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Gulf Coast Fundraising Banquet

On Friday, June 10 UVSA Gulf Coast hosted a fundraising banquet to help lower costs to those going to UNAVSA-13 Leadership Conference in Framingham, Massachusetts. Many community leaders and members, as well as VSA officers and members, were in attendance to network with one another, as well as learn more about UVSA Gulf Coast and UNAVSA.Read More