November 2018 Alumni Highlight | Dat Nguyen

Dat Nguyen Current City: New Orleans, LA UNAVSA Involvement UNAVSA-4 Audio/ Visual UNAVSA 2012-14 External Vice President Connect with Dat FollowFollowFollowFollow How did you get involved with UNAVSA? I joined as a staff member of the Audio/Visual group at UNAVSA-4...
The Final Pen Drop

The Final Pen Drop

Howdy UNAVSA, it’s Olyvia your Editor-in-Chief from the Northwest! I was both honored and humbled to be able to serve you all this year and I am sad to be closing out this fruitful term ultimately, I have decided to not return next year. This is not because I don’t...
20/20 Vision – A Conference Reflection

20/20 Vision – A Conference Reflection

Since 2012, UNAVSA’s scholarship committee has selected 4-8 scholarship recipients to attend our annual leadership conference. Each year, the scholarship class reflects the ideals and characteristics the committee believes is crucial for the progression of the...
Still Searching

Still Searching

Life and the path one takes is never crystal clear. The road to success and fulfillment is sometimes a long journey of self discovery and self improvement. Read more about Viet Nguyen’s journey to finding his path in life and share the struggles that accompanied...
Presidential Perspective: Tropes of a Dragon Lady

Presidential Perspective: Tropes of a Dragon Lady

Former UNAVSA President, Thoa Kim Nguyen, shares another piece for the Presidential Perspective series. Read below for another soulfully crafted piece by Thoa. “…My roommate and I dubbed you ‘Dragon lady’” he proclaimed loudly, while laughing and awkwardly...
August 2018 Alumni Highlight: Lucy Tran

August 2018 Alumni Highlight: Lucy Tran

Current City: San Francisco, CA UNAVSA Involvement: UNAVSA-8: Logistics UNAVSA-9: Southwest CoRR & Logistics UNAVSA-10: Southwest CoRR & Logistics UNAVSA-11: CPP Campaign Director UNAVSA-12: IVP UNAVSA-13: IVP UNAVSA-14: CPP Audit Director UNAVSA-15:...
Me, Myself, and Tài.

Me, Myself, and Tài.

Tal Le is originally from Baltimore, Maryland but currently resides in Portland, Oregon. A graduate of Portland State University in International Relations, Tai spent a portion of undergraduate career studying abroad at Hanyang University, in Seoul, South Korea....
Sorry Mom, But You Can’t Buy My Love.

Sorry Mom, But You Can’t Buy My Love.

Nona C. is a freelance writer and photographer who currently resides in Lisbon, Portugal. A native of the windy city of Chicago, Illinois, Nona craved the passion for creative writing and visual storytelling through photography. She has worked as a creative strategist...
Lifetime Series #2: In The Land of Butterflies

Lifetime Series #2: In The Land of Butterflies

Vivian Ngo is currently the Northwest Vietnamese Student Association Regional President. When she is not teaching or being a president she enjoys exploring food and new scenery. Her favorite companion is her dog Cutie and her favorite place to get lost is in books....