UNAVSA is Thankful for You!

UNAVSA is Thankful for You!

Dear Friends & Family, The start of the holiday season is upon us! We here at UNAVSA hope our members are able to spend quality time with loved ones this Thanksgiving. Our organization is immensely thankful for our members’ limitless efforts in strengthening and...
#TBT to UNAVSA-12: Tonga Nguyen

#TBT to UNAVSA-12: Tonga Nguyen

Dear attendees, I would like to share with all of you my experience of a very special, joyful long weekend in Seattle. Throughout my stay at the conference, I felt belonged, comfortable, relaxed, happy. I have had tremendous fun and created close relationships with...
Blog #20: 20/20 Vision – A Conference Recap

Blog #20: 20/20 Vision – A Conference Recap

Want to relive some of those conference memories? Read on to hear about some first UNAVSA Conference experiences from the 2015 Visionary Scholarship Class (Vuong Nguyen, Jennifer Nguyen, Natalie Doan-Dunnum, John Nguyen, Kevin Le, Wesley Tran, Royce Le, Katherine...
#TBT to UNAVSA-12: Olyvia Chac-Nguyen

#TBT to UNAVSA-12: Olyvia Chac-Nguyen

Dear UNAVSA-12, It is a little prolonged but I wanted to some how convey my feelings to you all and my experiences of the past week. During closing ceremony and Positive Sparks, as I sat anxiously twiddling my thumbs, a female came up from behind and embraced me...
12 Experiences to Expect at the UNAVSA-12 Conference

12 Experiences to Expect at the UNAVSA-12 Conference

You will be so overwhelmed by the amount of #NEWFRIENDS you’ll meet.   You will bond with and forever love your UNAVSA Ohana.   You will enhance your professional development through networking with people from across the North American continent.   You...
Blog #18: UVSA Ontario Ignite Show XVII

Blog #18: UVSA Ontario Ignite Show XVII

The Ignite Cultural Show is a cultural competition between VSAs across Ontario with the goal to preserve our Vietnamese identity by promoting our Vietnamese culture, and language through the performing arts. This year our theme was Lạc Vào Cổ Tích or Lost in A Tale....
Blog #17: UVSA Midwest VIA-1 Conference 2015

Blog #17: UVSA Midwest VIA-1 Conference 2015

Hi! My name is Jen Nguyen and I am a graduating senior studying Psychology and Sociology at Michigan State University. It was my honor and a privilege to be one of the Co-Executive Directors this past year at the Union of Vietnamese Student Associations Midwest’s,...
Blog #16: Regional Shoutout to NEIVSA

Blog #16: Regional Shoutout to NEIVSA

Often times, we think that VSA’s/IVSA’s/UVSA’s have only been around within the last decade or two simply because we ourselves experience the ups and downs of VSA’s and their existence. Some days they’re alive and kicking with new...
Blog #15: UNAVSA Meet & Greet

Blog #15: UNAVSA Meet & Greet

Bursts of laughter filled the room as we watched one another act out charade telephone. Following the UNAVSA-12 presentation, attendees had to act out different animals and occupations from snake to belly dancer. By the end of the activity, large circles formed and...