Inter-Collegiate Council

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The ICC is responsible for the planning of inter-collegiate activities and providing member schools with opportunities to network with students from other campuses.

Nestled in 1,438 rolling acres on the eastern edge of Los Angeles County, Cal Poly Pomona is one of only seven polytechnic universities nationwide. CPP VSA, just like it’s school’s motto of learning by doing, is dedicated to the encouragement and teaching of cultural awareness and diversity on campus and within the community. VSA hopes to provide the necessary interaction between those of different backgrounds to build intercultural bridges by encouraging physical, intellectual, and social participation in the Vietnamese culture.

Cal Poly VSA strives to create a supportive and cooperative community for those of Vietnamese and non-Vietnamese descent. Throughout the years, Cal Poly VSA has lent support to the community of Pomona by participating in an annual Lunar New Year Festival held on campus for the local families and their children. Addition to the Lunar New Year Festival, they participate in many other events during the year, such as the Tet Festival and the Black April Commemoration. Cal Poly VSA holds an Annual Culture Night open to students and the community in which they highlight the magnificent Vietnamese culture: an exquisite blend of singing, acting, dancing, and much more.

Major Events

  • Pie Auction
  • Vietnamese Culture Night
  • VSA Showdown

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The Vietnamese Student Association at CSUF was founded in 1984 and it has been growing ever since. CSUF has the greatest population of Vietnamese students in the country with over 3,000 Vietnamese people on campus.  A few years back, Phu Nguyen was president of CSUF’s VSA for two years and now he is a candidate for California State Assembly. VSA at CSUF also works with a lot of philanthropy and community service events in the Vietnamese community, and partners with many on-campus organizations and VSAs from other universities.

Brief History

  • 2011 promoted first ever on-campus joint culture club Lunar New Year Festival
  • 2010 Phu Nguyen (president of CSUF’s VSA 2007) became candidate for California State Assembly
  • 2008 showcased first Vietnamese Graduation Ceremony
  • 1993-1995 Daren Nguyen founded Vietnamese Business Student Association (VBSA). Lasted 2 years.
  • 1988 showcased first Vietnamese Culture Night
  • 1984 CSUF VSA was created and showcased first Vietnamese Banquet

Major Events

  • Vietnamese Culture Night
  • Vietnamese Graduation
  • Joint Culture Club Lunar New Year Festival
  • Joint Culture Club Halloween Event

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The Vietnamese Student Association at the California State University, Los Angeles exists to serve the Vietnamese student body on campus as well as the greater Vietnamese community.  Our mission is to preserve and promote the Vietnamese culture and tradition to our members and the student body at large.  Our annual activities incorporates Vietnamese language and cultural elements as well as raising awareness on issues affecting our community.

Major Events

  • Winter Baller
  • Vietnamese Culture Night

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The Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) of California State University Long Beach (CSULB) is formed on the idea of uniting individuals with a common interest in education, social involvement and cultural development of the Vietnamese community. Within their organization at CSULB, students strive to strengthen the bond between members and friends through a multitude of social activities; these activities & events consist of dances & formals, community service, support & awareness programs, sport competitions, camping trips, retreats, fundraisers, bonfires, leadership conferences, political events, film festivals, pool & beach outings, games and other various socials.

Major Events

  • Winter Retreat
  • Vietnamese Culture Night
  • Video Music Awards

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The Vietnamese Student Association of California State University, Northridge is a not-for-profit, student organization that aims to bring the Vietnamese community together and promote networking, friendships, memorable experiences, leaderships and cultural awareness. We hope to educate and advise our peers about the history of Vietnam, its culture, and its people. The organization strives to maintain a safe environment to deliver social connections and cultural aspects by hosting general meetings, picnics, BBQ’s, sports, retreats, and a culture show. We anticipate bringing cultural richness among the Vietnamese community by presenting an annual Vietnamese Cultural Night to showcase the traditional dances, music, and cuisines. VSA aspires to expand the different aspects of Vietnamese culture to create a strong understanding of whom we are, our values, and traditions.

Major Events

  • Northridge by Night
  • Winter Retreat
  • Vietnamese Culture Night

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CSUSB VSA is currently inactive.

The Vietnamese Student Association at CSU San Bernardino seeks to increase the awareness of the Vietnamese culture and history in our local community. We host events and volunteer in services that focus on educational, cultural, social, and political empowerment. VSA also promotes the idea that diversity in every person is what connects us all and teaches us to learn of our similarities. By engaging in our organization, members learn to discover their culture and personal identity, while making new friends at the same time.

Our organization is brought together by the events we hold, such as fundraisers to charity events. CSUSB VSA hosts general member meetings that is open to anyone willing to meet new people and willing to learn about what our club is all about. The activities and events we have teaches everybody about the Vietnamese culture and simply just to have some fun.

In retrospect, CSUSB VSA is coming back strong and better than ever! We are a diverse club encouraging people of all cultures to join us for a year filled with lasting memories and new friends. Interested in becoming a member? Add us and we will update you with upcoming events!

Picking up from where our former CSUSB VSA alumni have left off, we want to reach our goal and proudly sustain the Vietnamese culture. The legacy continues!

Major Events

  • Top Dancer (So You Think You Can Dance)
  • Charity Flair
  • Vietnamese Culture Night

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GWC VSA is currently inactive.

Located in the infamous Huntington Beach of California,the Golden West College Vietnamese Student Association seeks to promote awareness of the Vietnamese culture and to provide a forum to serve and learn about the Vietnamese community. The association exists to increase cultural understanding at GWC, diverse club membership, and to provide fun, educational events and services to the campus and community. GWC VSA welcomes all students who are interested in learning about the Vietnamese culture, regardless of race.

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Among the largest of California’s 110 community colleges, Mt. SAC is located in the San Gabriel Valley. Mt. SAC’s Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) strives to promote awareness, honor and respect to the Vietnamese culture, history, and traditions. The hopes of the VSA at Mt. SAC is to reach out and make a difference in their community, bring recognition to the school and themselves, and to share the history and values of Vietnam to Vietnamese Americans and those of different ethnicities and backgrounds. Mt. SAC is the only community college actively involved in Intercollegiate Council (ICC) and Union of Vietnamese Student Associations (UVSA).  Mt. SAC VSA’s aim this year is to build a strong foundation, as well as perfect its accomplishments and successful activity.

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The Vietnamese Student Association at San Diego State University welcomes all campus students to join and are invited to all our events.

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Since 1979, the Vietnamese Student Association at the University of California, Irvine has educated the student body at UCI and the local community about the Vietnamese American culture. Their organization continually provides students with the opportunity to learn and to participate in community efforts. In addition to its dedication to the UCI community, VSA also works with the Vietnamese community at large. The idea is to recognize that as most of the students are Vietnamese-Americans and are inherently connected to a culture with a vivid history of strength, art, pride, pain, and perseverance.

VSA at UCI has a long and rich tradition within the UCI campus, as well as the community, as it is one of the oldest VSAs in the area. VSA prides itself in its involvement in an array of community based programs such as a mentorship program with local high schools, participation in the annual Lunar New Year’s Festival, and numerous activities with other Vietnamese organizations throughout Southern California. VSA strives to preserve and promote the Vietnamese culture at UCI through creative and entertaining weekly meetings and by offering a wide range of social and cultural activities geared towards varying member talents and interests. VSA members can partake in various activities such as intramural sports, modern dance, traditional dance (new), a lion dance team (new), pool, singing, acting, and much more. Major events hosted annually include the Rose Pageant and VSA Culture Night, open to all students and surrounding communities.

Major Events

  • Rose Pageant
  • Winter Retreat
  • Black April Commemoration
  • Vietnamese Culture Night

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Located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, the University of Southern California is the world’s leading private research universities. USC’s Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) is a group of unique, involved students from different nationalities and backgrounds who share a common interest in the Vietnamese Culture. The goal that USC’s VSA strives for is to enrich the lives of its members by providing opportunities to get involved in the community, socialize with peers, and build a network which contribute to future career pathways. The VSA of USC believes that the Vietnamese culture and heritage is an integral part of modern history and of East Asian language and culture.

Major Events

  • Pho Night
  • Spring Roll Parties
  • Thanksgiving Potluck
  • Vietnamese Culture Night

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The Vietnamese Student Union (VSU), established in 1977, is the official voice of Vietnamese students at UCLA.  VSU exists to advocate for the general, educational, social, cultural, and political welfare of the Vietnamese community at UCLA and beyond.  VSU at UCLA believes that as products of a modern day exodus, the Viet Nam war, young Vietnamese and South East Asian students should strive to further our education while commemorating our rich history and rich ethnic identity.

Major Events

  • Welcome Week
  • Vietnamese Culture Night
  • Southeast Asian Admit Weekend
  • Black April Commemoration
  • Cafe Am

Projects

  • Higher Opportunity Program for Education (HOPE) – an outreach project aims at promoting higher education to high school students, particularly at-risk students.  The project provides peer advising, tutoring, leadership development, higher education preps, and more.
  • Southeast Asian Campus Learning Education and Retention (SEA CLEAR) – a student retention project aims at empowering students to take ownership of their education and their future.  The project provides peer counseling, mentorship, internship, cultural workshops, and more.

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Major Events

  • Viet Idol
  • Vietnamese Culture Night

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The Vietnamese Student Association at UCSD was first established in 1977.  Since then, it has grown and progressed into an organization that exposes the Vietnamese culture through academics, social, cultural, and community events. Some of the biggest events that UCSD VSA plans every year are: in the fall quarter, semi-formal – a night of fun and dancing that allows people from UCSD as well as UVSA to dress up, get to know each other, and dance all night; in the winter quarter, UCSD VSA’s annual high school conference – a day dedicated to inform high school students, from all San Diego and Orange County, how to apply and succeed in college; and in the spring quarter, UCSD VSA hosts a Culture Night show that always has an intricate and heartfelt storyline, filled with amazing performances – singing, dancing, martial arts, fashion show, and more. Each year UCSD VSA strives to educate and help its members find an interest in the Vietnamese culture and encourage them to get involved with the community.

Major Events

  • Semi-Formal
  • High School Conference
  • Vietnamese Culture Night

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The Vietnamese Student Association at the University of California, Santa Barbara aims to promote friendship and share culture amongst its members and the surrounding community. The organization strives to enhance its cultural awareness through hosting and assisting social, cultural, and community service activities such as the annual cultural show, general meetings, picnics, BBQ’s, sports, camping trip, etc.

VSA at UCSB is deeply involved with campus community and its surrounding areas. VSA works closely with them in order to fulfill their mission statement, help out the community, and at the same time enrich students’ college experiences.

Major Events

  • Pho King Pageant
  • All-you-can-eat Pho Night
  • Vietnamese Culture Night

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