November Newsletter

2013 November’s Newsletter!

November 6th:

HSU 4th General Meeting: Hmong Courtship Activity! 7:30-8:30pm, Wellman 119
Want to get prepared before Hmong New Years? Well you’re in luck! Today’s meeting will be about Hmong courtship! Come learn and experience how Hmong courting works and the beauty of it! Also, come out and vote for your HSU T-shirt!
November 7th :
SAFE 2nd General Meeting, 7pm-8pm, 1204 Haring
Hosted by Southeast Asians Furthering Education (SAFE)
Come out and get informed about what the Southeast Asian community is all about! Expand your network and meet more supporting individuals at UC Davis!

November 13th:
Big Sib/little sib REVEAL night! 7:30-8:30pm, Wellman 26
Are you ready to find out who your big or little is? Reveal night will be next Wednesday! Hope to see you all there! Don’t leave your big/little hanging there and waiting for you! Please let us know if your schedule will be a conflict to meet with your big/little as well.

November 20th:
HSU 5th General Meeting: Traditional Hmong New Year Historical Roots! 7:30-8:30pm, Place TBA
Hmong New year may have already started but come out to this meeting and learn about the importance of Hmong New Year tradition and history! It’ll be a fun, great, and informational way to learn with your peers, other students, and community members!
November 21st:
Hosted by Southeast Asians Furthering Education (SAFE), Hmong Student Union (HSU), Hmong Students In Health (HIH), Vietnamese Student Association (VSA), Vietnamese Cancer Awareness, Research, and Education Society (VN CARES), Iu Mien Student Association (IMSA), and Cambodian Student Association (CamSA)
Did you missed out on the SEA corn maze collaboration? Well we have another HUGE collaboration with all the other SEA organizations this month! This will be a Thanksgiving potluck so bring your best dish and meet new people in the Southeast Asian community! More information will be sent out as it gets closer!

November 22nd:
Asian Pacific Islander Leadership Retreat! January 25-27th, 2014, Marin Headlands, CA
Hosted by the Cross Cultural Center
If you missed out on the Southeast Asian Retreat then here’s another great one! Join students of Asian and Pacific Islander background in unity to learn more about your identity, gain leadership skills, get empowered, and make a difference in your community! DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 22ND!
Get more information at


October Newsletters


October 9th:

Grad Info Session, 6:10-7pm, Viehmeyer 212

Presented by Hmong graduate students of UC Davis

Learn more about graduate schools and the process of getting in. Get your questions answered by Hmong graduate students!

Hmong Student Union 2nd General Meeting! 7:30-9pm, Viehmeyer 212

Come join us at our 2nd general meeting. Come meet new friends, rekindle old friendships, and come get detailed information on upcoming events and ways you can help to be a part of it!

BIG SIB/little sib program!

Contact Yeleng Thao at

Please apply to be either a big or a little for HSU! There will be fun activities and events for you and your big/little to build your relationship and grow together! DEADLINE HAS BEEN RE-EXTENDED –> OCT. 22 TUES.

Please apply and email to Yeleng:

October 18-20th:

Southeast Asian Retreat 2013: (SEA)ZE the day! Camp Cazadero, Cazadero

Hosted by Southeast Asians Furthering Education (SAFE)

Want to get away from Davis and spend an amazing, fun, and empowering weekend with new/old friends??? Apply to be a participant or mentor for SEA Retreat with the link below! DEADLINE IS THIS FRIDAY, OCT. 11th!!!!

Every thing you need to know about SEA Retreat:

October 19th:

Organization Collaboration Day! 9am-5pm, Elk Grove Park, Sacramento

Hosted by Hmong University Student Association (HUSA)

Get connected with Hmong Organizations all from across California! There will activities, workshops, and food (potluck style)! Network and make new friends with Hmong Students from different schools!

For more information, e-mail HUSA at or check them out on

October 25th:

Southeast Asian Organization Corn Maze Collaboration! 6pm-9pm, Dixon Corn Maze

Hosted by Southeast Asians Furthering Education (SAFE), Hmong Student Union (HSU), Hmong Students In Health (HIH), Vietnamese Student Association (VSA), Vietnamese Cancer Awareness, Research, and Education Society (VN CARES), Iu Mien Student Association (IMSA), and Cambodian Student Association (CamSA)

Get lost and have AWESOME FUN with different SEA orgs on campus! This is going to be our first and biggest collaboration of the quarter so you DON’T want to miss out! Rides will be provided to first come, first serve! More information will be sent out as it gets closer!

October 26th:

HSU’s Halloween Social! 7pm-9pm, Place TBA

Get ready to scream yo pants offffff!!! We’ve got a homemade scary video, fun games and activities, entertainment, and FOOD! Come DRESSED as we will have a costume contest! .

Want to make it scary the way you want it to be? Join the decoration committee! Please don’t hesitate to e-mail Ia Lo at or Yeleng Thao at More information will be sent out as it gets closer!

Theme: Apocalyptic Animation

These are all of our events so far for the month of October! If changes do apply, we will send out e-mails and reminders! Please stay tune to HSU November Newsletter!

Please also join our facebook group

HSU’s Rose Ball 2014

DATE: February 22, 2014

1517444_575223252547695_1284961415_nROSE BALL, formerly known as Masquerade Ball, is Hmong Student Union’s largest fundraiser for our annual educational and cultural events such as our Hmong Youth Empowerment Conference. Please come and support us and enjoy a night of FUN and GLAMOUR.


Formal Wear Required and will be Enforced:
Ladies: Evening Gown
Gentlemen: Dress Shirts & Dress Pants

Age Limit 17+ (Please bring ID)

No outside drinks or food, smoking & re-entry.
Doors will close at 10PM and once capacity is reached.
Advanced & Reserved tickets are limited

No Refunds. We reserve the right to refuse service and admission to anyone. Security will be strictly enforced.

For more information or Advance Tickets,
Contact: Crystal Yang (559) 472-6910

HSU End of the Year Banquet 2012

Nyoo Zoo HSU,

This is a reminder of the upcoming event, the End of the Year Banquet: Casino Royale, Friday May 25th of 2012.

This Banquet is free and opened to all registered HSU members (you will receive a phone invitation). Set with a Casino Royale theme, your current officers and the new HSU Officers of 2012-2013 would like for everyone to come enjoy a good time of Food and Great people.

Activities such as Poker: Texas Hold’em, Black Jack, Karaoke, and various board games will be present!

What: End of the Year Banquet: Casino Royale
When: Friday May 25th, 2012
Doors Open @ 5:30pm, Start @ 6pm
Where: Davis Senior Center ( Corner of 7th and B Street)
Dress Attire: Semi- Formal

KARAOKE!!! ~~~ Please send me suggestions of songs you would like to sing that night!


Kevin Vang
HSU Public Relations
(559) 974- 2277