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...
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...