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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Apply for the UNAVSA Visionary Scholarship

Every year, around conference time, UNAVSA announces its Visionary Scholarship to attend its annual leadership conference. This is a wonderful opportunity for first-time attendees as the scholarship covers all costs to attend conference: registration, hotel, and transportation. Our very own External Vice President Thanh-Thanh Pham was a Visionary recipient at UNAVSA-10 in Anaheim. If you want any advice about applying to this scholarship feel free to contact Thanh-Thanh at thanhthanh.pham@unavsa.org. The scholarship is sponsored by Huy Duong.

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A Very LASO Christmas

Good food, toys, and Buddy the elf could be found at Loyola Asian Student Organization’s annual Christmas Party. Each year that LASO has held their Christmas party members bring not only food for the potluck, but participate in the year’s drive. The previous year, members brought foods for Second Harvest Food Bank, and this year the drive was toys for Toys for Tots. The night kicked off with members clad in holiday sweaters and pajamas gathering to watch the Christmas classic Elf while drinking bubble tea and eating foods like crawfish madeleine, Filipino lumpia, and an assortment of holiday themed desserts.Read More

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