about masa

Masa of University of Hartford is the student organization which represent Malaysian community here in Hartford . The purpose of this oraganization are :

  • to represent the malaysian students to the university , other student organizations . and Malaysian goverment agencies.
  • to encourage closer cooperation understanding, and friendship among Malaysian students and community surround.
  • to encourge acedemic , cultural , social, religous and sporting activities among Malaysian student.
  • to cooperate with university in matters directly affecting Malaysian students and activities which have bearing on Malaysian image.

Right now we have about 60 members which most of them are undergraduate students.Through the years MASA has held various events and participated invarious school programs. Among many of the school events that MASA often participates is the International Festival which is held every spring semester.This annual event is organized by the International Students Services University of Hartford. International Fest as it is popularly referred to is afestival to promote international culture amongst the university students. MASA also participates in intra-mural sport events especially soccer. In Fall 96,MASA put together the first roller hockey team following the request from the members.

Every summer MASA held activities such as Summer Games and picnics.Summer Games usually starts mid of summer and among the events held are streethockey, soccer, takraw, volleyball and tennis. Picnic is usually held towards the end of summer.Before the start of every semester, MASA will be busy taking care ofthe arrival of new students. Making sure that all of them have properly settled in before the school semester starts. Every semester MASA held a function known as Welcoming Night which is to welcome the new students and to make them feel at home.