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Vietnamese Student Association

@ the University of Hawaii at Manoa

VSAH CALENDAR 2007 - 2008

Proposed Calendar and Program of Activities
Vietnamese Student Association of Hawaii (VSAH)
May 2007- May 2008

 


May 2007
- Celebrate Spring Commencement and honor our Spring 2006 graduates.
- Work on development of a program plan for 2007-2008

June 2007 - July 2007 
- Establish community services program to provide VSAH members a chance to work to benefit the community through participation in cultural events, school visitations, and other work projects
- Community services activity 1: Food and cultural presentation for PAAC students

 August 2007
- Community services activity 2: Team building with special guests from Vietnam
- Continue monthly “potluck dinners” and shopping trips
- Complete some revised rules and regulations for VSAH
- Form a committee to expand VSAH website to include section on information for new or prospective students still abroad on travel tips, adjustment problems, cultural differences and academic issues.         

September 2007
- Complete active member list and a new group email address for active members.
- Welcome picnic for Association. members and new students from Vietnam
-  Establish sports club to provide VSAH members opportunities to have fun
through sports activities---badminton, ping pong, volleyball, etc;
- Continue monthly “potluck dinners” and shopping trips, “help program” (possible)

October 2007
 - Continue “dance club” to provide VSAH members and friends the
opportunity to learn ballroom dancing, the hula, Vietnamese traditional dances; (possible)
  - Organize “movie nights”---there is a small theater in Kaimuki available for
group showings---movies can be a way to have some fun, learn about cultural values,
and to share ideas and impressions of cultural values expressed in film.
- Organize neighbor island trip for VSAH members;

November 2007
- Continue monthly “potluck dinners” and shopping trips, “help program”,
 community services program, sports and dancing club activities.

December 2007 - January 2008
- Organize camping trip at North Shore (possible) and Sports competition
 during Christmas  and New Years break;
- Community services activity 3 (possible)

February 2008
- Organize Tet Holiday party at Hale Manoa for VSAH members and friends;

March 2008
- Perform at International Night Festival, University of Hawaii
- Continue monthly “potluck dinners” and shopping trips, “help program”,
community services program, sports and dance club activities.

April 2008
- Participate in Cultural Activities program at East-West Fest;
- Organize neighbor island trip for VSAH members (possible);
- Continue monthly “potluck dinners” and shopping trips, “help program”, community services program, sports and dance club activities.

May 2008
- Evaluate VSAH activities; publish annual report;
- Organize “end of the year” picnic celebrating achievements of graduates and
VSAH members and awards program for VSAH members
- Conduct election for new VSAH board members for 2008-2009

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Proposed Calendar and Program of Activities
Vietnamese Student Association of Hawaii (VSAH)
May 2006- May 2007

May 2006

- Election of officers for Assn for 2006-7;

- Celebration for Spring 2006 graduates.

June 2006

- Development of a program plan for 2006-2007.

July 2006

- Development of a website for the Assn;

- Register VSAH as an official University recognized club.

August 2006

- Complete rules and regulations for VSAH;

- Cat Fieldtrip Trip around Oahu ; conduct orientation tours and sessions for new students;

- Establish “help program” to support and assist VSAH members and other Vietnamese students having difficulties in Hawaii ;

- Establish community services program to provide VSAH members a chance to work to benefit the community through participation in cultural events, school visitations, and other work projects (possible);

- Organize monthly shopping trips for VSAH members without cars.

September 2006

- Welcome picnic for Assn. members and new students from Vietnam : Magic Island ;

- Implement VSAH's website; publish website newsletter; continue through May 2007

- Establish sports club to provide VSAH members opportunities to have fun through sports activities---badminton, ping pong, volleyball, etc;

- Continue monthly shopping trips and “help program”.

October 2006

- Establish “dance club” to provide VSAH members and friends the opportunity to practice ballroom dancing and Vietnamese traditional dances;

- Organize “movie nights”---there is a small theater in Kaimuki available for group showings---movies can be a way to have some fun, learn about cultural values, and to share ideas and impressions of cultural values expressed in film. This can be done in Hale Manoa, too. The reading room can be reserved (Sunday night) to show movies;

- Continue monthly shopping trips, “help program”, sports club activities and “potluck dinners” (possible)

November 2006

- Expand website to include section on information for new or prospective students still abroad on travel tips, adjustment problems and cultural differences;

- Interisland trip (Thanksgiving Hooliday)

- Continue monthly “potluck dinners” and shopping trips, “help program”, sports and dancing club activities.

December 2006 - January 2007

- Organize camping trip at North Shore (possible) and Sports competition on Christmas and New Years break;

- Continue community services program, monthly shopping trips, “help program”, sports and dance club activities;

February 2007

- Organize Tet Holiday party at Hale Manoa for VSAH members and friends;

- Continue community services program “help program”, sports and dance club activities.

March 2007

- Perform at International Night Festival, University of Hawaii

- Organize neighbor island trip for VSAH members (possible);

- Continue monthly “potluck dinners” and shopping trips, “help program”, sports and dance club activities.

April 2007

- Participate in Cultural Activities program at East-West Fest;

- Continue monthly “potluck dinners” and shopping trips, “help program”, sports and dance club activities.

May 2007

- Evaluate VSAH activities; publish annual report;

- Organize “end of the year” picnic celebrating achievements of graduates and VSAH members and awards program for VSAH members

- Conduct the election for new VSAH board members for 2007-2008.

 


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