Filipino American Student Association

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


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.


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

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External Links

  • Current information about FASA is available at its website.

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