February 19, 2017

Upcoming events

  • Mr. & Ms. OYFA Pageant - Friday 2/24, Newcomb South Meeting Room @7pm 

Board Announcements

Hello Oyfriends!

Thank you to those who supported our candidates at this year's Board elections. It is with great pleasure that we congratulate the Executive Board for the 2017-2018 school year! We can't wait to see what the future holds for these amazing individuals!

President: Joseph Malasa
Vice President: Jerome Tirso
Corresponding Secretary: Alexa Gavino
Recording Secretary: Jaden Aponte

On another note, we will receive anonymous nominations (here) to fill the Treasurer position until 11:59PM this Friday 2/24. Feel free to nominate yourself or anyone who you believe will be qualified for the position. And of course, please don't hesitate to reach out to any of us if you have questions!

💕 With love,
ewan kOYFA
Board 2016-2017


Hi OYFA!! Hope you’re all having a wonderful, restful weekend! Sign up for Green Dot training and take a look at the SEARAC internship application!

SEARAC Summer 2017 Internship:
Apply for SEARAC’s internship program for hands-on experience in policy, research, and legislative advocacy in education, immigration, health, or boys & men of color, analytical writing, communications, and more. This is a great opportunity for anybody looking to learn how to advocate and mobilize. Apps for Summer term are due March 1!

Green Dot Training:

On March 26th from 11am to 5pm, OYFA will be participating in Green Dot Training. This training will teach us the necessary skills of how to be better bystanders in helping prevent sexual violence in our community. The training includes a brief lecture, individual reflection, small group interaction, and high energy activities. The training is six hours long and lunch will be provided! Sign up here in the OYFA slot:

Word of the Week:
Aksyon” (ack-see-on) means “action” as in “take aksyon now and sign up for Green Dot training and/or apply for the internship!!”

Love, your ADVOCADOS (Melissa Lim mll3mm and Oanh Dao ond2sg)


Hey Everyone!

Hope everyone's been going to practice because...WE HAVE BARRIO DAY COMING UPPPPP. Barrio day will be on 2/28 from 7-9. At this event choreographers and dancers will perform a short segment of their dance.

Remember to check the Barrio 2017 page for any important announcements!


Much love,
Stephen (sgl9gd)


Hi first years!!

The application for the OYFA Excellence Scholarship is still up! It’s pretty short and shouldn’t take long to finish. All first years are welcome to apply :) The deadline to apply is March 4th at 11:59PM!

If you have any questions please reach out to us! (dat free $$$ tho)

Abigail (akh6rb) and Carol (cp5ae)

D7 Representatives


We have lots of exciting news for you today so bear with us! Firstly, The Filipino Intercollegiate Networking Dialogue (FIND) has officially ratified the creation of District 8 as of February 11th! We are excited to welcome the next big body of collegiate Filipinos to FIND, and we anticipate meeting with them in the future!

Second, D7 shirts are officially in! If you ordered one, please contact John(jah6vg) or Dani(dgr3ce) for your order. Didn’t order one on time? No Worries! Another round of sales will be happening in a couple weeks, so please let us know if you’re interested! (they look really dope btw)

Lastly, William and Mary is having their culture show on the 26th of this month, and we would love for you to join us in showing support! Sign up for rides here:

‘Till next time, OYFA
John(jah6vg) and Dani(dgr3ce)




We hope you guys are ready for this Friday because IT GON BE LIT! We’re not having a usual night event. Instead we’ll be having MR & MS OYFA at Maury 208 from 7 to 10PM! Bring your friends, dog, cat, professor, whoever to find out hoos going to reign supreme!
Also the contestants will be announced later this week :^)

OPOC (jac6dn & bxc2gn)
General Announcements
  • The Vietnamese Student Association is proud to present its annual cultural showcase. , TẾT SHOW 2017: The Tale of Three Cities! This year we present to you a modernized comedy of a traditional folktale, the Story of the Rice Cake.  There will be SWEET raffle prizes AND after the show, there will be a FREE Vietnamese catered meal! Please join us in our festivities for the afternoon!

    **Attendance is free**
    **Rides will be provided from Bonnycastle Circle at 1:20pm**
  • Wish you could have more deep, challenging conversations? Want to explore your identity and broaden your perspectives? Interested in bringing about social change and joining a contingency of up-and-coming leaders?
    If so, consider filling out the interest form for PULSE! PULSE is a retreat where participants get to dialogue about topics such as gender, sexual orientation, mental health, race, and socioeconomic status while building relationships with students from all across grounds. The retreat is during the end of spring break (March 9-12) and is free of cost.
    The interest form is not any sort of commitment and is just so we can send you an email with the questionnaire and more information about the retreat!
    Sign-up here!
  • UBE Endorsements 2017-2018
  • Multicultural Student Center: Apply for 2017-2018 Internships
    Applications due Feb. 28th by 11:59 p.m.

    The Multicultural Student Center (MSC), part of Multicultural Student Services (MSS) in the Office of the Dean of Students, is accepting applications for five (5) paid undergraduate internships for the 2017-2018 school year. For more information about position descriptions, eligibility, pay, and other details, please refer to the link provided. Late applications will not be accepted.

    If you have any questions, please e-mail
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