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The constitution of the '''Filipino American Student Association''' (FASA) at the [[College of William and Mary]] dates from December 1991.  
 
The constitution of the '''Filipino American Student Association''' (FASA) at the [[College of William and Mary]] dates from December 1991.  
 
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The [[Filipino American Student Association]] at the [[College of William and Mary]] (FASA) is a cultural organization that was founded in 1991 by a group of Filipino American students under the advisement of Professor Mario Zamora. The current adviser is Professor Francis Tanglao-Aguas, who has been with the College since 2005.
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The group's activities include Welcome Dinner, Thanksgiving socials, Christmas socials, and End-of-the-Year BBQ. FASA maintains a Kuya/Ate (Big Brother/Big Sister) program, celebrates Filipino-American History Month in October, and puts on an annual Culture Night show. Held during the Spring semester, Culture Night is a grand production showcasing music, dance, and drama, combined with Filipino and Filipino-American culture. FASA is also a member of the District 7 sector of the Filipino Intercollegiate Networking Dialogue (FIND), a national organization that brings together Filipino collegiate groups through dialogues, conferences, and socials.  
 
The group's activities include Welcome Dinner, Thanksgiving socials, Christmas socials, and End-of-the-Year BBQ. FASA maintains a Kuya/Ate (Big Brother/Big Sister) program, celebrates Filipino-American History Month in October, and puts on an annual Culture Night show. Held during the Spring semester, Culture Night is a grand production showcasing music, dance, and drama, combined with Filipino and Filipino-American culture. FASA is also a member of the District 7 sector of the Filipino Intercollegiate Networking Dialogue (FIND), a national organization that brings together Filipino collegiate groups through dialogues, conferences, and socials.  
  

Revision as of 11:14, 29 October 2014

The constitution of the Filipino American Student Association (FASA) at the College of William and Mary dates from December 1991.

History

The Filipino American Student Association at the College of William and Mary (FASA) is a cultural organization that was founded in 1991 by a group of Filipino American students under the advisement of Professor Mario Zamora. The current adviser is Professor Francis Tanglao-Aguas, who has been with the College since 2005.

Mission

The group's activities include Welcome Dinner, Thanksgiving socials, Christmas socials, and End-of-the-Year BBQ. FASA maintains a Kuya/Ate (Big Brother/Big Sister) program, celebrates Filipino-American History Month in October, and puts on an annual Culture Night show. Held during the Spring semester, Culture Night is a grand production showcasing music, dance, and drama, combined with Filipino and Filipino-American culture. FASA is also a member of the District 7 sector of the Filipino Intercollegiate Networking Dialogue (FIND), a national organization that brings together Filipino collegiate groups through dialogues, conferences, and socials.

Some of FASA's presidents include:

  • 1998-1999: Christian Jose
  • 1999-2000: Rechelle Apolonio
  • 2000-2001: Jeremy de Milo
  • 2001-2002: Jeremy de Milo
  • 2002-2003: Danielle Miranda
  • 2003-2004: Carmela Laygo
  • 2004-2005: Louise Lockett
  • 2005-2006: Heather Soloria
  • 2006-2007:
  • 2007-2008: Anthony Elopre and Carling Sitterley
  • 2008-2009: Steven Enriquez


Material in the Special Collections Research Center

References

External Links

  • Current information about FASA is available at its website.


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