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Welcome to LACSA!

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Description

Lafayette African and Caribbean Students’ Association is a student run organization that fosters an atmosphere promoting the cultural awareness of African and Caribbean students as well as create an inclusive Lafayette College community.

LACSA, as a student association representing a culturally diverse group, aims to contribute to the social fabric of the campus. In addition to representing the multiple cultures that our members come from as well as presenting many more that are found in Africa and Caribbean region, we aim to increase the campus awareness on the region.

LACSA aims to foster a comfortable environment for its members to discuss issues concerning the region and its many geopolitical and cultural interactions. In addition, it creates an environment for the Diaspora of the region in the USA and more specifically in this campus to come together, network and pass on their culture and views to others.

Category

Cultural

Membership requirements

Indicate any classification, academic or other requirements such as class year, GPA, etc. If there is a cost for participation in your organization, please indicate the amount of dues and whether this is by semester or annually.

Please note: membership requirements must comply with the College's non-discrimination statement.

If you have a vested interest in the geopolitical and cultural aspects of Africa and the Caribbean, please join!

Meeting Day
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
Meeting Time

8:30 PM

Primary Contact Title (e.g. president, co-president, executive director, etc.)

Each organization must designate someone as the primary contact for the organization. This is someone with whom the administration will communicate and who is responsible for ensuring that the organization complies with College policy.

President

Primary Contact Name

Marcus G Vilme

Secondary Contact Title (e.g. Treasurer, Financial Manager, etc.)

In addition to a president or primary contact, each organization must also designate a treasurer or financial manager. To ensure responsible accounting practices, this person must not be one in the same so as to provide appropriate checks and balances.

Vice President

Secondary Contact Name

Jovante Anderson

Advisor Name

Terrence Haynes

Organization Goals & Outcomes

Please list your statement of purpose or mission statement. This should answer the question for prospective members, "What can I expect from this organization if I join it?" or "Why does your organization exist?"

LACSA, as a student association representing a culturally diverse group, aims to contribute to the social fabric of the campus. In addition to representing the multiple cultures that our members come from as well as presenting many more that are found in Africa and Caribbean region, we aim to increase the campus awareness on the region.
LACSA aims to foster a comfortable environment for its members to discuss issues concerning the region and its many geopolitical and cultural interactions. In addition, it creates an environment for the Diaspora of the region in the USA and more specifically in this campus to come together, network and pass on their culture and views to others.

What major events will your organization sponsor or co-sponsor, if any? Please also indicate the month that you anticipate holding this event?

If your organization sponsors or co-sponsor a major event for the College, please list it here.

Carnival (After the Grand Finale of Extravaganza Week)
EXposure
Welcome Back CookOut (co-sponsoring with ABC, NIA, HSL, NIA)