2014-2015 Community Projects SEACLEAR

Hiring SEA CLEAR Staff

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Positions Hiring:
Wellness Coordinator
Peer Counselor

APPLICATION DUE: 5pm, FRIDAY, JANURARY 16, 2015
INTERVIEWS DATE: WEEK 3

Employment begins immediately after acceptance. Please read below for a description of the positions.

If you are interested in the position, please feel free to contact Anh Q. Nguyen, SEA CLEAR Project Director at anguyen@cpo.ucla.edu or Kim-Thy Nguyen, VSU Retention Coordinator at kimcheenguyen@gmail.com. You can also visit the SEA CLEAR cubicle in the Student Activities Center, Suite 105.

Wellness Coordinator

We are seeking a highly motivated undergraduate student who is familiar with or willing to learn more about Southeast Asian community conditions and their impact on the mental, physical, and spiritual well-being of Southeast Asians in higher education. The Wellness Coordinator will have the unique opportunity to design a holistic wellness program for Southeast Asian students at UCLA as well as work closely with on and off-campus stakeholders who play a role in student wellness.

This is a rare opportunity to create and spearhead a culturally specific program that promotes retention through wellness and raises awareness about campus issues that revolve around student health. This position is ideal for students interested in gaining more experience in public health, community health, Asian American communities, and higher education.

Peer Counselor

We are seeking a highly motivated undergraduate student who is familiar with or willing to learn more about Southeast Asian community conditions and their impact on the academic success, general well-being, and retention of Southeast Asians in higher education. Through one-on-one counseling sessions, Peer Counselors will have the unique opportunity to become a resource and adviser for Southeast Asian students at UCLA who seek guidance about academic counseling, career aspirations, and campus resources. As mentors, Peer Counselors help facilitate the holistic growth of each individual counselee and promote retention by empowering students to take ownership of their education.

2014-2015 Cultural VSU

Vietnamese Culture Night – “Fight to Keep”

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The Vietnamese Student Union (VSU) at UCLA cordially invites you to the 35th Annual Vietnamese Culture Night on Monday, January 19, 2015 at UCLA Royce Hall from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:00 p.m.). As always, tickets are FREE, as well as parking in any campus parking lot.

Celebrating 35 years of Vietnamese culture, education, advocacy, and the arts, the Vietnamese Culture Night continues to foster a greater understanding of the unique Vietnamese American experience. We cherish and take very seriously the opportunity to educate both students on-campus and community members beyond about bicultural issues concerning the Vietnamese and Vietnamese American community.

For more information about the show, please visit www.vcn.vsubruins.com.

We hope to see you all on January 19th!

2014-2015 Community VSU

Diversity Requirement Passed!

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Dear VSU and Bruin family,

After more than three decades of fighting, today we celebrate the historic passage of the Diversity Requirement for the College of Letters and Science by a 332-303 faculty vote!

The victory of the Diversity Requirement marks a momentous step towards campus inclusion and prevention of incidents of intolerance. The Vietnamese Student Union is proud to have continued and finished the work that our alumni had passionately started in order to improve our campus climate.