Blog #12: Chúc Mừng Năm Mới

Blog #12: Chúc Mừng Năm Mới

Tết Nguyên Đán, or Vietnamese New Year, is one of the most important celebrations in the Vietnamese Culture. For me personally, it was and still is a holiday I look forward to most. My home was filled with special traditional foods and treats like bánh tét (Variety of...
Blog #11: 20/20 Vision!

Blog #11: 20/20 Vision!

Hello Everyone! My name is Thu-Mai Nguyen and I was part of the UNAVSA visionary class of 2013! For those of you who may not know what the UNAVSA Visionary scholarship is, it basically is a scholarship sponsored by Huy Duong for individuals who are deemed to be...
Blog #10: UNAVSA-12 Staff Retreat

Blog #10: UNAVSA-12 Staff Retreat

My knees ached from the squid-like position I held in the back seat of the cramped sports car. The passenger however, needed more of the extra legroom than I did. Exit 162 passes by the corner of my eye. As we draw near the city, doses of adrenaline migrates to my...