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VSU Winter Week 4 Updates and Announcements

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VSU Winter Week 4 General Meeting


Hey VSU Bruins, welcome to week 4 and the start of midterms! yayWe will be having a general meeting this wednesday 6-8 PM to introduce everyone to SEA Admit Weekend! It will be at 515 Kelton Ave. Apt M14, but meet at 5:45 to walk together with some VSU Staff.

This infamous weekend is coming up in the early weeks of spring quarter and the planning will start soon, so come learn about the why/what/when/where/how of SEA Admit Weekend, and we will be ready to answer any questions you have about it 🙂

Facebook event:

http://www.facebook.com/events/183539981748132/

 

 

 


 

SEA ADMIT WEEKEND 2012 [COORDINATOR AND VOLUNTEER APPLICATION]

 

The fourth annual Southeast Asian (SEA) Admit Weekend is a unique 4-day, 3-night program from Thursday April 12th to Sunday April 15th, 2012 that will serve as a platform for students of Burmese, Hmong, Indonesian, Khmer, Laotian, Mien, Thai, Vietnamese, and other Southeast Asian descent to experience campus life and higher education. This year, the weekend seeks to achieve a higher enrollment of Southeast Asian minority students by spreading awareness of the Southeast Asian identity and current educational issues. We hope to provide support, a sense of belonging, and the opportunity to think critically about our SEA identities as we highlight the struggles that Hmong, Khmer, Laotian, Thai, Vietnamese and other SEA students encounter in their daily lives. By exploring the resources available at UCLA through a peer-to-peer relationship, we strive to bridge the gap between higher education and community conditions. This Admit Weekend is necessary to ensure the diversity and representation of SEA students on the UCLA campus.

This year’s SEA Admit Weekend at UCLA seeks to address access and financial issues specific to the SEA community. Southeast Asians have been historically underrepresented in higher education and especially in the UC system, even though California holds the highest concentrations of many Southeast Asian groups (including Vietnamese, Thai, Laotian, Hmong, Mien, and Khmer) in the US. The recent fee increases on the UC campus is another factor that will prevent representation of Southeast Asians at UCLA. The program is highly necessary to ensure the diversity and representation UCLA strives to achieve.

LINK to APPLICATION BELOW!!
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dGROTnh6dEwxYkhjNjg5eDhvV2NnZEE6MQ

 

Facebook Event:

http://www.facebook.com/events/318561074853901/

 


 

SEA CLEAR Updates

 

 

SEA CLEAR TRANSFER COMPONENT VOLUNTEER APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEB 3rd at 5 PM

A BRIEF HISTORY OF SEA CLEAR:
The Southeast Asian Campus Learning Education and Retention (SEA CLEAR)
project helps to increase graduation and retention rates by developing students holistically through four components: Peer Counseling,
Mentorship, Internship, Wellness, and our Transfer sub-component. SEA
CLEAR challenges students to find relevancy in their education in order to help them develop and become empowered leaders.
 

QUALIFICATIONS:
You do NOT have to be a transfer student
Have some knowledge/background on transfer student experience
RESPONSIBILITIES OF A TRANSFER VOLUNTEER:
-A volunteer in the SEA CLEAR transfer workgroup should expect to commit
anywhere from 3-6 hours a week to the workgroup. Here is the
breakdown:
**1 hour in workgroup meeting
**2-4 hours outside of the workgroup (may include time spent completing
delegations, participation in transfer related events, meeting with
liaisons, and other miscellaneous tasks)
If you are interested, please complete this application and submit your
schedule of classes and commitments to davidchhay90@gmail.com
DEADLINE EXTENDED Friday February 4, 2012 at 5 pm.

Here is the link to the Application!
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dGRKWVdtOUtJSXFyc1E5SG9VUWQ1TkE6MQ


Wellness Wellshop | Every Tuesday during Weeks 5, 7, & 9 from 5-6:30pm 


WellShop #2 coming week 5 Tuesday!!! Let’s Get PhySEAcal! Located Wilson Plaza (between SAC and Kaufman), and please wear comfortable clothes and shoes.  CHECK OUT THE FLIER ATTACHED!
 

Mentorship | SEA Olympics Saturday Week 5, Feb. 12 11:30-2pm 

Bring your mentor, mentee, and/or family to SEA Olympics!  Join SEA CLEAR Mentorship in some games and a BBQ at Veteran Park.  Live in the dorms?  Don’t worry, we’ll be shuttling people to south of Wilshire.  See the attached flier for more details! =]

 

 

2011-2012 Email Updates

SEA ADMIT WEEKEND 2012 [COORDINATOR AND VOLUNTEER APPLICATION]

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The fourth annual Southeast Asian (SEA) Admit Weekend is a unique 4-day, 3-night program from Thursday April 12th to Sunday April 15th, 2012 that will serve as a platform for students of Burmese, Hmong, Indonesian, Khmer, Laotian, Mien, Thai, Vietnamese, and other Southeast Asian descent to experience campus life and higher education. This year, the weekend seeks to achieve a higher enrollment of Southeast Asian minority students by spreading awareness of the Southeast Asian identity and current educational issues. We hope to provide support, a sense of belonging, and the opportunity to think critically about our SEA identities as we highlight the struggles that Hmong, Khmer, Laotian, Thai, Vietnamese and other SEA students encounter in their daily lives. By exploring the resources available at UCLA through a peer-to-peer relationship, we strive to bridge the gap between higher education and community conditions. This Admit Weekend is necessary to ensure the diversity and representation of SEA students on the UCLA campus.

This year’s SEA Admit Weekend at UCLA seeks to address access and financial issues specific to the SEA community. Southeast Asians have been historically underrepresented in higher education and especially in the UC system, even though California holds the highest concentrations of many Southeast Asian groups (including Vietnamese, Thai, Laotian, Hmong, Mien, and Khmer) in the US. The recent fee increases on the UC campus is another factor that will prevent representation of Southeast Asians at UCLA. The program is highly necessary to ensure the diversity and representation UCLA strives to achieve.

 

http://www.facebook.com/events/318561074853901/

Application Form:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dGROTnh6dEwxYkhjNjg5eDhvV2NnZEE6MQ

 

2011-2012 Email Updates

VSU Winter Week 3 General Meeting/Potluck

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Hi VSU Bruins!

Welcome to week 3 of winter quarter, now introducing our week 3 general meeting…

We will be having a gm/potluck (so bring some dish/dorm food) in one meeting to celebrate Tet! It will be at an apartment this week (closer than last week).

The Tet game we created for our UCLA booth @ UVSA Tet Festival will be ready for testing so we come help us test and determine the prizes for our game! 
Location: 515 Kelton Ave, Apt. M14 (aka bryant and jack apartment)

Time: Wednesday, Jan. 25th, 6-8PM

Facebook event:

http://www.facebook.com/events/269875556411115/