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FASA's main objective is to promote a greater understanding and appreciation of the rich Filipino and Filipino-American cultures to all students at William & Mary and the community. Its emphasis is on cultural awareness and focuses on the contributions of Filipino-Americans to American society and current issues affecting them today. FASA’s major goals are to increase its visibility on campus through various cultural activities and to support and participate in cultural programs within the WM community and with other universities.
  
  
 
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.
 
  
 
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==Material in the Special Collections Research Center==
 
==Material in the Special Collections Research Center==

Revision as of 16:30, 15 December 2014

The Filipino American Student Association is a student organization at the College of William and Mary.

History

The Filipino American Student Association at the College of William and Mary 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

FASA's main objective is to promote a greater understanding and appreciation of the rich Filipino and Filipino-American cultures to all students at William & Mary and the community. Its emphasis is on cultural awareness and focuses on the contributions of Filipino-Americans to American society and current issues affecting them today. FASA’s major goals are to increase its visibility on campus through various cultural activities and to support and participate in cultural programs within the WM community and with other universities.


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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