In 2016, Leadership Retreat was hosted in New Orleans, LA.

UVSA Gulf Coast Leadership Retreat

For the past two years, the UVSA Gulf Coast Executive Board has hosted an annual President's Retreat to help unite our region's VSAs and provide the respective presidents with the necessary skills and knowledge to tackle the upcoming year. This year we decided to include not only VSA Presidents, but also each VSA's Intercollegiate Council Representative! Thus, President's Retreat is now... Leadership Retreat!

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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

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UVSA Gulf Coast Awards 2016

UVSA Gulf Coast hosted its first annual awards banquet on April 24 at Chopsticks Buffet in Gretna, Louisiana. This awards banquet is meant to honor all of the hard work done by our ten affiliate schools in the Gulf Coast during the 2015 – 2016 year!Read More

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UNAVSA CPP Campaign: Project Thank You

From March 31 to April 17, UNAVSA hosted its “Project Thank You” campaign to help raise money for this year’s Collective Philanthropy Project (CPP), Kids Without Borders. By taking a photo in which you thank someone for teaching you something, and adding the pre-made CPP graphic to it, $1 is donated to CPP!Read More

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Garden Grove Mayor Visits Nola

On March 14, 2016 UVSA Gulf Coast co-hosted an event in which Garden Grove Mayor Bao Nguyen visited New Orleans. Mr. Nguyen is the first Vietnamese-American to be elected as Mayor in the United States. Former Congressman Joseph Cao was also invited to this event, hosted at Xavier University’s Ballroom. Both Mayor Nguyen and Congressman Cao hosted a Q&A session in which they spoke about their work experience and what it means to be Vietnamese in leadership.Read More