Association of Indian Students at USC

Saturday, February 09, 2008

AIS Newsletter - AIS Board Elections, Vidushaks Show, HSO Ganesh - Shiva Pooja & Many More..

Association of Indian Students


Hi Guys & Gals,


AIS welcomes you all for yet another new semester. We have our board elections soon, the details of which are given below. We hope that the new students would rise to the occasion and get involved in AIS as board members. Also, we have a lot of events coming up. We hope to see you all there.


Thank You.


AIS Team


Upcoming Events:

AIS General Body Meeting & Elections


For those who are interested in taking up active roles in the AIS executive board, we have several open positions with a brief description of each role given below. Please find attached the AIS Intent to run form. Fill it out and send it by Feb 15th 2008 along with other questions you may have to with your name, email id, position of interest and contact number IN THE EMAIL body.


President - Direct the activities of the board.

VP Programming - Planning event details/requirements. Finding specific vendors for each event.

VP Communication - Liaison between board members. Keeping track of specific tasks for each board member.

VP Technology - Responsible for website maintenance & newsletter publication (e-mail)

VP Sponsorship - Communicate with vendors for sponsorship/deals for all events (must be willing to travel a bit in the LA area).

VP Finance - Make proposals for funding in advance and keep accounts of AIS funds.

VP Publicity - (Must have basic graphic design skills, Photoshop preferred) Design posters, fliers, event booklets & publicize events.

VP Internal Affairs - Responsible for keeping track of procedures and deadlines for proposals and events.

VP Grad Affairs - Liaison with other graduate organizations & act a a resource for helping grad students with housing (Must be available on campus during Summer through to Fall 2008)

VP Undergrad Affairs - <same as above for undergrad organizations> (undergrad preferred for this position)

VP Membership - Responsible for maintaining records of members (old+new) and must be involved with publicity activities.


Thank you all for your interest in joining AIS as board members!



Your girlfriend thinks your jokes stink? Want to show her there are
jokes worse than yours??
Unable to end it with your no-sense-of-humor guy?? Need to show him what
funny really is?

Don't worry. The Vidushaks are back!
In our first performance of the Rat year, we will make that girlfriend
laugh and make that boy friend run away.
Yes, we cater to all your needs (solicited only)!!

When: 4pm on 9th Feb 2008 (Saturday)
Where: Founders Park. Between THH and Bovard Auditorium


For this Valentine's Day, we can't promise you the Moon but we can
guarantee you a good laugh!!

This first show of 2008 will never come again... come and see why not!!

Be there or be [insert word here]


HSO Presents –Ganesh & Shiva Pooja

Date: 23rd Feb, 2008

Venue: Fishbowl Chapel (Between University Church and Heath Center)


The first pooja for this semester for the well being of all students. The pooja also includes the pooja for Lord Shiva as Shivarathiri comes closer. Since that date is Sankatahara Chaturthi, its very auspicious to worship Lord Ganesh to help us cross all the hurdles in our life. So, be there and get blessed.


SARSA's Upcoming Events


Wheels for Humanity

Saturday, Feb. 23

     SARSA invites you to come to Wheels for Humanity, where our team will help build wheel chairs to be sent to underprivileged handicapped people all over the world.


Dodgeball Tournament

Saturday, March 8th

     SARSA presents a good ol' fashion dodgeball tournament! Winning team gets a prize and bragging rights.


Beach Clean Up

Late March

     SARSA's repeat of last semester's Beach Clean-up because the first one was so much fun. We'll go out, clean the beach and then play in the sand!


Relay for Life

Saturday, April 5th

     Join the South Asian Team in an effort to raise awareness and funds for cancer in Relay for Life. We will organize at least one person to be walking against cancer around Cromwell Field.


Habitat for Humanity

Saturday, April 19th

     Get some excercise, hang out with friends and build houses for those in need!


SCIA's Upcoming Events


SCANDALOUS - Feb, 21st at Club Sugar.

CULTURE SHOW - April 12th at Bovard Auditorium.

Association of Indian Students
Norman Topping Student Center
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0981

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