About African Students Association (ASA) at Texas A&M University
African Students Association at Texas A&M University, African Students Association, african diaspora African Students Association (ASA) at Texas A&M University Mission The African Students Association (ASA) at Texas A&M University is a student-run socio-cultural organization. ASA strives to foster a culturally diverse environment and increase unity among all students. History The African Students Association was founded in 1984 by a group of Nigerian graduate students at Texas A&M University and has matured into a leading cultural organization on campus. ASA is closely affiliated with other African and black student organizations in Texas A&M and colleges across the nation. This year’s executive team has a flaming spirit, dedication and the enthusiasm to elevate ASA to great heights. Objectives The primary objectives of the African Students Association are: To promote a greater understanding of African traditions and increase unity among students attending Texas A&M University regardless of race, ethnicity or religion. To encourage and support cultural, academic, social and athletic activities at Texas A&M University. To stimulate interaction among African students and the society at large. To welcome and assist incoming African students to TAMU in cooperation with the Office of International Students Services. To create opportunities where members can give back to the Texas A&M community through volunteering. ASA works closely with other organizations such as the National African Students’ Association, staff and faculty on campus and is recognized as a reputable cultural organization.
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