2014-2015 Community VSU

VCN Season!

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Hope y’all have been doing well! It’s the time of the year when most of the Vietnamese Culture Nights of other schools are occurring. We’d love if you all came out, so here’s a list of the upcoming dates and prices!

CSUN’s VCN – 4/17/2015
$5 per ticket
CSUSB’s VCN – 4/18/2015
$5 per presale tickets. $7 at the door (PRESALE TO SAVE MONEY)
UCSD’s VCN – 4/19/2015
CSULB’s VCN – 4/24/2015
UCI’s VCN – 5/9/2015
UCSB’s VCN – 5/16/2015
UVSA End of the Year Banquet – 5/30/2015

No other prices are confirmed. However, UCSD is expected to be free. Expect other VCNs to be in the range of $5~$8 per ticket. Also expect to leave UCLA at around 4~5PM, and return by midnight at the latest.

Please contact our ICC, Danny Pham, at Danneboe@ucla.edu to arrange rides or for any general questions or concerns. Hope to see you all there!

2014-2015 Community News

Tết Festival 2015!

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It’s that time of the year again! Come celebrate Vietnamese Lunar New Year with us at the 34th annual UVSA Tết Festival, “Spring of Progress – Xuân Thăng Tiến.”

The Union of the Vietnamese Student Associations of Southern California (UVSA) has been the host of the Tet Festival for over 30 years, with the spirit and hard work of students and volunteers to help bring the festival to life.

Event Hours:
Friday, Feb 20th, 3pm – 10pm
Saturday, Feb 21th, 10am – 10pm
Sunday, Feb 22th, 10am – 9pm

Location:
Westminster Vietnam War Memorial (also known as Sid Goldstein Freedom Park)
14180 All American Way
Westminster, CA 92683

We’ll see you all there!

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.