Filipino American Student Association
The constitution of the Filipino American Student Association (FASA) at the College of William and Mary dates from December 1991.
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.
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
- 2007-2008: Anthony Elopre and Carling Sitterley
- 2008-2009: Steven Enriquez
Material in the Special Collections Research Center
- Guide for conducting research related to the College of William & Mary
- Filipino American Student Association in the SCRC database.
- SCRC File.
- FASA website
- Current information about FASA is available at its website.
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