Language and Culture Clubs
BYU Romanian Club
1. To represent the collective interest of all Romanian students attending Brigham Young University in matters which affect them.
2. To assist all Romanian students in the transition from their home country to the Brigham Young University community.
3. To conduct cultural, educational and spiritual activities for the students interested in Romanian culture
4. To provide fellowship among all students and faculty.
5. To show to the Brigham Young University community the value of a different culture, language, traditions and background.
To introduce various Filipino values and culture to the BYU community. To increase camaraderie among members. To increase member's awareness of the political, social and economical challenges facing the country Philippines. Participate in service projects that can help support the community and Filipino families that are in need of help. Participate in cultural activities that can showcase Filipino food, songs and dances.
Indian Student Association
The Indian Students Association at Brigham Young University has a purpose of providing a uniting basis from which people explore the cultural heritage of India and its people. The main mission of our organization is to foster understanding about India and her culture among the BYU community at large, to provide an avenue to bridge the social gap among the students here at BYU and to provide a helping hand to new incoming students in getting oriented with the new culture. . It is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to cherish the rich and vibrant culture of India. Indian Student Association(ISA) organizes various events and celebrates different festivals like Diwali, Holi, Ganesh Chaturthi, Independence Day to name a few. We also organize picnics, dance parties and movie shows several times during an academic year. To summarize, ISA provides an opportunity for people to indulge in social gatherings and share their thoughts and ideas. Another purpose is to assist new students from our home countries to acclimatize and settle down in the new environment.
As members of the BYU Polynesian Club, we instill our Polynesian values by looking forward to serving our brothers and sisters. We are united in creating an environment for academic success, spiritual upliftment, and culture responsibility to help us cultivate an attitude to kulia i ka nu`u (strive to the summit).
Tribe of Many Feathers
Tribe of Many Feathers Club promotes an awareness and appreciation for all diverse cultures and heritages at Brigham Young University; this includes Native American students from the United States and Canada. The Club is committed to the education, inclusion, and individual development for all club members. Our hope is to unite all students at Brigham Young University to share and learn from one another through service and involvement in the campus community.
To help teach and expose BYU students to the Urdu language as well as Indian and Pakistani culture.
Vietnamese Student Association
Stay United. As Vietnamese students at BYU -- Underneath everything we are, underneath everything we do, we all are a necessary part of this association -- a part of this big family at BYU. Expand. As representatives of Vietnam, we take every opportunities to expand our sphere of relationship and influence —take every chances to make friends – great friendship that would last forever. This is how our country’s culture can be spread and how we could greatly enrich our university experience. Seek to Serve. As an essential part of who we are, service enables us to reach out and be united. Service helps us stay close to the university’s spirit and mission: “Enter to Learn. Go forth to serve” Whether you’ve been here for more than 8 years or whether you’ve just been here for a day, you are a part of this association – a part of the BYU Vietnamese family when you share our same vision : united, expand, and serve!
BYU Translation and Localization Club
Mission: The BYU Translation and Localization Club is focused on giving students opportunities to gain the experience, knowledge and skills that will prepare them to work in one of the world's fastest-growing industries. Vision: Competitive BYU graduates ready for employment in localization.
The mission of the Albanian Club is to provide cultural experiences for those with an interest in the Albanian language and culture. To increase awareness of social and economic problems that currently effect Albanian's way of life. Cultural experiences and activities will include anything related to Albania or the immediate surrounding countries that relate to Albanian culture. We will seek to create experiences where a passion for Albania and its people creates a lifelong purpose of improvement through diligent service and learning.
To connect fellow Swahili-speaking students (or those who aspire to learn) with each other and with organizations in which students can serve in order to share cultural customs and bless those in need.
Scandinavian Student Academic Association
This group is sponsored by the David M. Kennedy International Center and allows all students with an interest in the Scandinavian region to come together for culturally enriching activities. We represent the languages and cultures of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.
Our group supports the teaching of Scandinavian language and culture classes at the university by hosting activities and occasional film nights. The association also keeps students up-to-date about cultural activities in the broader community, where many people have Scandinavian heritage. Come join us for hygge and fun!
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Coordinator Maren Mecham
- Advisor Dr. Nate Kramer