4th General Body Meeting Minutes

March 15th, 2016

And the results from elections are in! This is your old e-board signing off and let's welcome the new e-board! There are some familiar faces and some new faces. Looking forward to another great year with AASA! :)

Check out FB for the pics! --> https://www.facebook.com/AASAUGA/

Election Results!

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Congratulations again to the new e-board! Look forward to their work as they take over the reigns :)

President - Jay Kim

Vice President - Brittnie Oo

Treasurer - Minh Hoang

Secretary - Christina Chow

Public Relations - Wendy Vong

(From left to right in picture: Brittnie, Minh, Christina, Jay, Wendy)

Quick Updates

A Night of Mystery by Salvation Army Service Society

When: April 1st @ 8PM

Where: Memorial Ballroom

A masquerade ball with live performances, dancing, and desserts like macarons, cake pops, and more! Tickets are $10 now until March 25th, then prices go up! If you would like to purchase a ticket, please contact Tracy Ton --> tracyton@uga.edu

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Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Heritage Month

When: March 15th - April 16th

Remember, this month will be jam packed with tons of amazing events hosted by the Multicultural Services & Programs in collaboration with Asian and Asian American student organizations. Come out and show your support!

ICE Chai & Chaat: "Religious Tolerance"

When: March 16th, 6:30PM

Where: Tate 142

Come join ICE over a cup of free chai and discuss "Religious Tolerance." Topics include Islamophobia, the religious diversities of India and South Asia, and what implications religion has in 21st century America.

Connect to the FB event! --> https://www.facebook.com/events/1693747397530680/

MSP Chow & Chat: "What is APIDA?"

When: March 17th, 12PM

Where: The Intersection (Tate)

Come join MSP over free lunch in discussing what "Asian Pacific Islander Desi American" means and what this heritage month is all about.

SERCAAL: The Southeast Regional Conference of Asian American Leaders

When: March 18th-20th

Where: Georgia Tech

Don't forget, if you've signed up, make sure you know all the details!

Have any questions? Contact --> jaykkim@uga.edu

The Model Minority Myth Panel with World Ambassadors

When: March 23rd @ 7PM

Where: The Intersection (Tate)

The Model Minority Myth is when a minority group (specifically Asians or Asian Americans) are perceived to achieve a higher degree of socioeconomic success than the population average. What does this mean? That means there is a collective general opinion that Asians or Asian Americans are more "intelligent" out of all the minority groups. Come out and discuss why this is just a "myth" and see what our panelists have to say about it.

MSP & ISL APIDA Monologues: "Untold Narratives"

When: March 24th, 5:30PM

Where: The Intersection (Tate)

Students that identify as APIDA take the stage with Spoken Word, storytelling, and just plain sharing, as if they were “Untold Narratives.”

Dodge For The Match: 2nd Annual Dodgeball Tournament

When: March 26th @ 1:00PM

Where: Ramsey

"UGA Lambda Phi Epsilon and Be The Match at UGA present our 2nd Annual Dodgeball Tournament! Do you like having fun, winning prizes and telling cancer that it isn't going to win? THEN THIS IS THE TOURNAMENT FOR YOU! Which team will take home the coveted Golden Wrench this year? Which team will be the best dressed? Which team will fail to proceed past the first round? Find out March 26th at Ramsey with your squad of 6. Also, did I mention that there will be live commentary by our very own Bob Thunder and Cotton Lightning?"

Let's make a team! We need 6 people and it's $30 per team.

RSVP to the FB event! --> https://www.facebook.com/events/699156670224306/

Email aasa.sec@gmail.com if you want to join our team!

India Night, presented by ICE

When: March 26th, 5PM

Where: Classic Center

National Bollywood-Fusion dance competition with cash prizes, also featuring Jay Sean.

  • Tickets are $15 now, $20 at door, $25 after show start

  • LIMITED VIP tickets for $60 now, $70 regular

Purchase tickets here --> http://bit.ly/1plImHG

Connect to the FB event! --> https://www.facebook.com/events/934813359966092/

Korea Night: Seoul in Athens, presented by KUSA

When: March 26th, 6PM

Where: Tate Grand Hall

A night full of live performances, featuring World Championship TaeKwonDo, activities, dinner and giveaways!

  • Student Tickets = $5

  • Non-student Tickets = $7

  • $2 increase at door

Connect to the FB event! --> https://www.facebook.com/events/1141559822542833/

End of Year Ball (We Need A 2nd T-shirt Design!)

When: April 16th (Part of APIDA Month)

Where: TBA

This event will be the target of our 2nd t-shirt design! This time, the incentive for your designs are the fact that you all wanted a second t-shirt! Please submit your designs to aasa.sec@gmail.com by March 28th.

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Contact Info:

President - aasa.president@gmail.com

Secretary - aasa.sec@gmail.com

Office Hours (410H Memorial Hall)

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