AICA (Association for InterCultural Awareness)(657) 278-2914
The Association for InterCultural Awareness (AICA) exists to enhance the university experience of CSUF students by raising the awareness of and celebrating the multicultural student population of Cal State Fullerton. As a funding council, AICA is responsible for allocating ASI funds to member organizations to provide multicultural programming. In addition to aiding member organizations, AICA sponsors InterCultural Symposia each month and the annual AICA Week to increase recognition of cultural issues on campus. The AICA office is located in the Titan Student Union, room 261.
AICA 2013-2014 Leadership Positions and Descriptions
AICA Binder Documents
Obtaining Membership in AICA
Guidelines For Evaluating Club Programming Requests
Guidelines For Evaluating Paired Programming Requests
Guidelines For Evaluating Travel Requests
Role of the AICA REP
Guidelines New Member Portfolio Evaluation
New Member Evaluation Guidelines
AICA Club Programming Proposal Form
AICA Paired Programming Proposal Form
AICA Travel Proposal Form
Before You Sign Up for the Finance Committee
Cultural Presentation Guidlines and Evaluation
Guidelines for Club Programming
Guidelines for Paired Programming
Guidelines for Travel Request
Guidelines for Presenting a Membership Portfolio
Sign up for Finance Committee
AICA Proposal Form for Travel
Carlos NavarroAdministrative Chair
Debra CarterPublic Relations Coordinator
Vincent TranEvents Coordinator
Russell NelsonAdvocacy Coordinator
Asociacion de Alumnos y Ex-Alumnos de Espanol
The Association de Alumnos y Ex-Alumnos de Espanol (Spanish Majors Student/Alumni Association) was founded on April 29, 2000. Students interested and majoring in Modern Language Spanish will benefit from the enriching academic and cultural activities AAEE hosts each semester. The purpose of this association is to create an entity at CSUF for all students of Spanish on campus. AAEE provides leadership skills through the involvement of club sub-committees and board, as well as academic support.
Association of Chinese Students
ACS strives to unite Chinese students and others interested in the Chinese culture. The three main purposes of this club are to bring cultural awareness, build community, and inspire students to become proactive in the Asian Pacific Islander community.
AICA Rep: Paul Wong
Afro Ethnic Student Association
The purpose of this organization is to create a sense of community for African American students on the campus of Cal State Fullerton. It stands to be a Mecca of information, educational assistance, and culture to the campus community. We stand to enhance the African American college experience in its entirety by providing networks, community service, and outreach opportunities.
Alliance for the Preservation of African Consciousness
APAC provides unity among black males on campus, and promotes the consciousness of African-American history. We also promote the consciousness of modern issues that concern people of African descent from all over the globe. APAC also ensures that all members are academically eligible and on track to graduate. Membership is open to all majors with a GPA of 2.0 and above.
AICA Rep: Gyasi J. Pierre-Kafele
Alliance of Students for an Equal Education
The purpose of this organization is to advocate for underrepresented students achieving higher education, particularly those from migrant communities, first generation college students, and low income families. We strive to educate students, faculty, staff and our community regarding the struggles and the needs of these students, and to provide resources to these students whether they are in college, university or high school.
AICA Rep: Diana Colin
Chicano Chicana Studies Alliance
The purpose of this organization is to bring together Chicano Studies Students with aims to mentor each other and reach out to the Academic Community.
AICA Rep: Marco Manriquez
Cambodian Student Association
The Cambodian Student Association of Fullerton strives to support and promote awareness and to address a variety of subjects that relate to the Cambodian American community. Our purpose is to share cultural appreciation with all interested students, alumni, faculty and staff at Fullerton and surrounding communities.
AICA Rep: Lydia Kim
AICA Rep: Steven GouldHermanas Unidas
A non-profit organization which empowers Latina women to strive for higher education, personal growth, and community leadership. We are guided by three pillars which include academics, community service, and social events. We are the seventh chapter which allows us to provide our members with networking opportunities covering all of southern and northern California. Our motto is "Poder de la Mujer" which means "The Power of Women" and symbolizes the strength each hermana possesses.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholar Chapter is dedicated to advancing the college education of Hispanic Americans. Members of the HSF Chapter serve as role models to the community and participate in outreach events. HSF members develop skills necessary to become leaders through bi-weekly meetings. HSF helps to further develop the academic and professional lives of its members.
Inter-Tribal Student Council
Inter-Tribal Student Council provides students with information and events based upon the American Indians. We discuss current events about Native American Culture and enjoy learning more about other tribes. Although some of us are Native, we invite everyone to join! Come and check us out in McCarthy Hall Room 104C.
AICA Rep: Katelin Paiz
Iranian Student Association
The purpose of Iranian Student Association is to raise awareness about issues pertaining to Iran and Iranians by holding cultural, social, and political events. We facilitate interaction between the Iranian-American community at CSU Fullerton and the rest of the campus.
AICA Rep: Sepideh Nia
Indian Student Association
ISA gives a platform for helping students understand the cultures and the heritage of India, while branching out and networking with the Indian community of Southern California.
AICA Rep: Minendra Patel
CSUF Japanese Culture Club
This group exists to further expand the knowledge of the Japanese culture by providing fun activities and events for CSUF students and members of the community. Some of these activities include bi-monthly movie nights, Language Exchange Parties, field-trips and other fun events!
AICA Rep: TBDLASSA
Latin American Studies Student Association
The purpose of this organization is to inform and provide students with programs and activities on Latin America. Such events will help achieve a better academic balance as well as, a more enhanced cultural knowledge in this area of study.
AICA Rep: Valerie Acevedo
Movimiento Estudantil Chicana y Chicano de Aztlan
MECHA is not a Mexican organization. The term Chicano is a term based on cultural, social, and political consciousness. Therefore, it is grounded in a philosophy and NOT a nationality. MECHA is inclusive of all RAZA (irrespective of nationality, sexual orientation, and gender) that strives for empowerment and liberation of our "gente" (people) through higher education.
AICA Rep: Anna Diaz Villela
Middle Eastern Student Society
The Middle Eastern Student Society raises awareness about issues pertaining to the Middle East and provides an accurate image of Middle Eastern people and cultures through hosting cultural, political, and social events.
AICA Rep: Samar Dakroub
Muslim Student Association
The Muslim Student Association at Cal State Fullerton helps Muslims establish prayer on campus, strives to strengthen the bond between Muslims, and to be active and friendly with the CSUF community. The MSA stands for justice and peace by being vocal on major issues throughout the world. The MSA is a place for Muslims on campus to call home.
AICA Rep: Rached El-Hajjaoui
AICA Rep: Chris Jones
Pakistan Student Association
The PSA brings together students regardless of race, religion, ethnicity and color. We aim not only to make friends, but to bring about awareness of our beautiful country PAKISTAN and its brilliant culture.
AICA Rep: Umair Ashraf
Pilipino American Student Association
Our mission is to teach and spread our cultural knowledge to our members and the Fullerton community in hopes of creating a better awareness of the Filipino American experience. We would like to create a comfortable environment for newly introduced members, and hope to create future leaders in our society through involvement in our club and the community.
AICA Rep: Celine Villanueva
Queer Straight Alliance
Sistertalk is dedicated to exploring the changing roles and concerns of the African American women on campus through meaningful dialogue and special events focusing on relationships, community concerns, leadership, and friendships. This group provides opportunities for discussion, learning, and promotion of issues that pertain to African American women. Sistertalk provides a dynamic forum for African American female students seeking to create unity among women.
AICA Rep: Tasneem Leghon
Southern Pacific Islander Cultural Association
SPICA promotes and encourages awareness of cultures and traditions of the South Pacific Islands such as Samoa, Tonga, Hawaii, and Guam.
AICA Rep: Kalena Hookano
Vietnamese Student Association
The Vietnamese Student Association at California State University, Fullerton is committed to cultural awareness, community service, and providing our members with a safe and inviting environment to learn about Vietnamese culture, become involved in our local community, and form long-lasting friendships. We welcome all CSUF students interested in learning about Vietnamese culture, and encourage all of our members to participate in our cultural and social events.
AICA Rep: Minh Ngoc Nguyen
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