September 2018 Newsletter

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Grounded in Hope, Built on Community

Welcome back friends! Welcome to our new incoming students! We hope that you all had a great summer filled with catching up on sleep, vacationing, and fun. ASU definitely had a lot of fun bonding over the summer by having a board retreat, affiliate retreat, volunteering, taking some stylish pictures, and welcoming in the first year students by tabling for MCAE Kick-Off Info Fair and Explore U during Welcome Week! Don't worry if you missed us, we will be tabling again for SUA's Minneapolis Activities Fair on Wednesday, September 12th from 12PM-4PM. Come check out our table in the front Plaza of Memorial Union to see how else you can get involved in our community! 

Afraid of missing us again? No problem! All of our board members have office hours available for the fall semester (below). The ASU room (MU 226) is open Mon-Fri from 9AM-5PM. 


Come kick-off the new year with us at the Back to School BBQ event this Friday, September 7th from 5PM-9PM. We're teaming up with PDP, CASA, HMSA, DPO, PSA, and Viivncaus to co-host this event to give you all the opportunity to make new connections with our current general audience members and newcomers. Let's not forget about the free food we will be providing because food is important and we want to start off the year on a good note! 


Not only did we welcome the incoming students, but we also welcomed 20 affiliates for the 2018-2019 school year! Check them out below.

From left to right :

Beta Chi Theta, Chinese American Student Association, Cambodian Student Association of Minnesota, Delta Phi Omega Sorority Inc., Hong Kong Student Association, Indian Student Association, Japan Student Association, Korean Student Association, Lao Student Association, Pi Delta Psi Fraternity Inc., PERMIAS, PERSISMA - Malaysian Student Association, Philippine Student Association, Pakistani Student Association, Singapore Student Association, Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority Inc., Tibetan American Student Association, Taiwanese Student Society, Vietnamese International Student Association, and Vietnamese Student Association of Minnesota.


Welcome Back BBQ

Beta Chi Theta, Delta Phi Omega, Indian Student Association, and PSA-UMN
Fri. Sept. 7 11:30AM-3:00PM


Kickin' it w/ CASA

Memorial Union Riverbend Plaza
Fri. Sept. 14 5:30PM-7:30PM


KSA Kick Off


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Sept. 14 5:30PM-8:00PM


Be on the look out for our upcoming event Meet the Board next Friday, September 14th from 5PM-7PM where you all will be able to meet ASU board 2018-2019 and get to know us more! The event page will be going up soon and will be posted on the website under the Events Tab --> ASU events. Have a great start to your fall semester! 

Signing off,


Summer Highlights

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