CSA Albany

CSA Albany UA's Chinese Student Association was established in 1978 and has since been active in raising cultural awareness of the University community.

We have over 100 members, making us the largest Asian student organization on campus. Our members range from Chinese exchange students to Chinese Americans. We also welcome non-Chinese members and have many who are students interested in the Chinese language and culture. Membership is open to all UA students who have an interest in and an appreciation of the Chinese culture. CSA is actively involv

We have over 100 members, making us the largest Asian student organization on campus. Our members range from Chinese exchange students to Chinese Americans. We also welcome non-Chinese members and have many who are students interested in the Chinese language and culture. Membership is open to all UA students who have an interest in and an appreciation of the Chinese culture. CSA is actively involv

Operating as usual

10/16/2021

Before the day ends, we would like to wish our performance chair a BIG HAPPY BIRTHDAYY🥳🔥 @heatherr.mm . Thank you for your constant support and leadership for each of the dance teams. We hope you enjoy the rest of your day☺️

10/15/2021

Looking for some competition👀👀 or just want to have a good time🤔. Then come out to our social bowling event🎳🎳 at Apex Ent. Crossgates Mall on Friday Oct. 22nd @ 8pm. Better be seeing some turkeys😎.

RSVP in BIO

Time to find out if your friends really got your back😤Join us in our annual game of Assassins🗡 and start racking up the ...
10/13/2021

Time to find out if your friends really got your back😤Join us in our annual game of Assassins🗡 and start racking up the kills 🔫 Don’t miss out on the perfect excuse to naruto run across campus to stab your friends w a popsicle stick🤪
❗️SIGN-UPS in BIO❗️

Time to find out if your friends really got your back😤Join us in our annual game of Assassins🗡 and start racking up the kills 🔫 Don’t miss out on the perfect excuse to naruto run across campus to stab your friends w a popsicle stick🤪
❗️SIGN-UPS in BIO❗️

CSA x KSA eboard collab😎🔥. Thank you @ualbanyksa for coming out, we had a fun time bowling with each other! Many more co...
10/06/2021

CSA x KSA eboard collab😎🔥. Thank you @ualbanyksa for coming out, we had a fun time bowling with each other! Many more collabs to come☺️

CSA x KSA eboard collab😎🔥. Thank you @ualbanyksa for coming out, we had a fun time bowling with each other! Many more collabs to come☺️

Want to learn more about lion dances and it’s traditions?? Then come out to our first cultural workshop of the semester😌...
10/04/2021

Want to learn more about lion dances and it’s traditions?? Then come out to our first cultural workshop of the semester😌. We’ll be having it at LC 20 on Thursday Oct. 7th @ 7pm. Make sure to come out for a big surprise👀👀

Want to learn more about lion dances and it’s traditions?? Then come out to our first cultural workshop of the semester😌. We’ll be having it at LC 20 on Thursday Oct. 7th @ 7pm. Make sure to come out for a big surprise👀👀

Want to learn more about lion dances and its traditions?? Then come out to our first cultural workshop of the semester😌....
10/04/2021

Want to learn more about lion dances and its traditions?? Then come out to our first cultural workshop of the semester😌. We’ll be having it at LC 24 on Friday Oct. 8th @ 7pm. Make sure to come out for a big surprise👀👀

Want to learn more about lion dances and its traditions?? Then come out to our first cultural workshop of the semester😌. We’ll be having it at LC 24 on Friday Oct. 8th @ 7pm. Make sure to come out for a big surprise👀👀

09/30/2021

Before the day ends, we would love to wish another HAPPY BIRTHDAY🥳🥳 to our very own VP @annyeongie ☺️☺️. Thank you for your time and dedication to CSA!! Your bubbly and welcoming personality is what makes us appreciate you😁. Thank you for checking up on everyone, without you we would be all over the place😭. Hope you enjoy the rest of ur day‼️

09/29/2021

Before the day ends, we would like to wish one of our social chairs a BIG HAPPY BIRTHDAY🥳🥳 to the man, the myth, the legend, @andy._.chen 🤩🤩. Thank you for your hard work and big passion for CSA! Your kindness and welcoming personality clearly shows why you were meant for this role:)) Enjoy the rest of ur day‼️

🏮Thank you to everyone who came out to our Mid-Autumn Festival event🏮Special shoutout to our cultural chairs @hillarydan...
09/26/2021

🏮Thank you to everyone who came out to our Mid-Autumn Festival event🏮Special shoutout to our cultural chairs @hillarydang and @christos_mark1 for making this event possible‼️And a big shoutout to @sogofusionlatham for having and serving us delicious meals😋😭.

Keep an eye out for more cultural and social events comin soon👀

Throwback to last weekend!!😮 Thank you guys for poppin out to our social BBQ event after a year of hiatus😅😭. Special tha...
09/17/2021

Throwback to last weekend!!😮 Thank you guys for poppin out to our social BBQ event after a year of hiatus😅😭. Special thanks to our social chairs who made this event possible:) Hope everyone enjoyed their time and got to know more people! We’ll see yall soon‼️

Come out to our annual 🏮MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL🏮Lucky for you, we will be celebrating @ Sogo Asian Fusion🥵🥵. Pop out for som...
09/15/2021

Come out to our annual 🏮MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL🏮Lucky for you, we will be celebrating @ Sogo Asian Fusion🥵🥵. Pop out for some fire authentic Chinese food and learn more about mid-autumn festival❗️If you’re sick of campus food, pull uppp😭
🥮 Mooncakes included 🥮
RSVP IN BIO‼️

Come out to our annual 🏮MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL🏮Lucky for you, we will be celebrating @ Sogo Asian Fusion🥵🥵. Pop out for some fire authentic Chinese food and learn more about mid-autumn festival❗️If you’re sick of campus food, pull uppp😭
🥮 Mooncakes included 🥮
RSVP IN BIO‼️

If you’re really passionate about dance OR just looking to challenge yourself, come out to Bloodline tryouts on Sep 15th...
09/12/2021

If you’re really passionate about dance OR just looking to challenge yourself, come out to Bloodline tryouts on Sep 15th 8pm @ the CC Mirror room 💉🩸As CSA’s official dance team, members get multiple opportunities to perform for other orgs per semester and events👀👀 Tryouts are open to EVERYONE‼️
*Link will be in the bio

If you’re really passionate about dance OR just looking to challenge yourself, come out to Bloodline tryouts on Sep 15th 8pm @ the CC Mirror room 💉🩸As CSA’s official dance team, members get multiple opportunities to perform for other orgs per semester and events👀👀 Tryouts are open to EVERYONE‼️
*Link will be in the bio

Interested in dancing and want to get started?? Come out to CSA Modern tryouts on Sep 14th 8pm @ the CC Mirror room💃🏻🕺 W...
09/12/2021

Interested in dancing and want to get started?? Come out to CSA Modern tryouts on Sep 14th 8pm @ the CC Mirror room💃🏻🕺 We will show our choreographies and then you will be able to choose which one to do! There is NO prior experience needed‼️
Link will be in the bio!!

Interested in dancing and want to get started?? Come out to CSA Modern tryouts on Sep 14th 8pm @ the CC Mirror room💃🏻🕺 We will show our choreographies and then you will be able to choose which one to do! There is NO prior experience needed‼️
Link will be in the bio!!

THANK YOU to everyone who pulled up to our first mass meeting of the semester🥳🥳 We were more than grateful seeing famili...
09/10/2021

THANK YOU to everyone who pulled up to our first mass meeting of the semester🥳🥳 We were more than grateful seeing familiar and new faces! We hope you guys learned more about our org and what it has to offer😌
Make sure to keep updated with our flyers and events so you won’t miss out! Hit us up with any questions😊

THANK YOU to everyone who pulled up to our first mass meeting of the semester🥳🥳 We were more than grateful seeing familiar and new faces! We hope you guys learned more about our org and what it has to offer😌
Make sure to keep updated with our flyers and events so you won’t miss out! Hit us up with any questions😊

We are so excited to finally have another bbq after two years!! Come out and enjoy the sun w us🌞 We got some mystery mea...
09/10/2021

We are so excited to finally have another bbq after two years!! Come out and enjoy the sun w us🌞 We got some mystery meat hot dogs and sus burger patties for everyone🤤🤤

We have very limited space so rsvp w the link in our bio!!

We are so excited to finally have another bbq after two years!! Come out and enjoy the sun w us🌞 We got some mystery meat hot dogs and sus burger patties for everyone🤤🤤

We have very limited space so rsvp w the link in our bio!!

09/08/2021

Before the day ends, we would like to wish our very own Mr. Pres @eric_tongg an amazing HAPPY BIRTHDAY🥳🥳🤪. Thank you so much for your hard work and loyalty you have put towards this organization. Your love for this org will always be respected. Enjoy the rest of your day‼️😜

The moment yall been waiting forr👀👀. Our first mass meeting of the semester will be on Sept 9th @ 9pm in the CC Ballroom...
09/04/2021

The moment yall been waiting forr👀👀. Our first mass meeting of the semester will be on Sept 9th @ 9pm in the CC Ballroom‼️Whether you’re interested in Chinese culture, joining our dance team, making new friends, or just to have fun, we got it all🥵. Make sure to pop out and see what we’re all about😌

The moment yall been waiting forr👀👀. Our first mass meeting of the semester will be on Sept 9th @ 9pm in the CC Ballroom‼️Whether you’re interested in Chinese culture, joining our dance team, making new friends, or just to have fun, we got it all🥵. Make sure to pop out and see what we’re all about😌

Thank you so much yall for everyone who visited our table at block party😊😊. We had an amazing time getting to know new f...
08/31/2021

Thank you so much yall for everyone who visited our table at block party😊😊. We had an amazing time getting to know new faces and showing you guys what we have in store.😌
Pull up to our mass meeting on Sep 9th, 9pm @ CC Ballroom. Better see yall there‼️

We would like to wish our PR a BIG HAPPY BIRTHDAY @andrea.q.a🥳🥳🥳. Thank you so much for your hard-work and your friendli...
08/28/2021

We would like to wish our PR a BIG HAPPY BIRTHDAY @andrea.q.a🥳🥳🥳. Thank you so much for your hard-work and your friendliness. We would be slacking if it wasn’t for your contribution to this eboard. We hope you have a litty day🤪😊

We would like to wish our PR a BIG HAPPY BIRTHDAY @andrea.q.a🥳🥳🥳. Thank you so much for your hard-work and your friendliness. We would be slacking if it wasn’t for your contribution to this eboard. We hope you have a litty day🤪😊

We’re hoping everyone had a smooth first week of classes despite the hot weather🥵😭. BUT no time for complaining, yall re...
08/27/2021

We’re hoping everyone had a smooth first week of classes despite the hot weather🥵😭. BUT no time for complaining, yall ready know its that time of the year~~~

Come visit the Chinese Student Association at this years block party on Sunday Aug 29th @ 11:30am. Interested in CSA?!👀 Come find our table outside the podium and see what we’re all about😌. Feel free to talk to our e-board members, we won’t bite😜.

You might just be able to earn some prizes🙊.
Hope to see everyone there:))

We’re hoping everyone had a smooth first week of classes despite the hot weather🥵😭. BUT no time for complaining, yall ready know its that time of the year~~~

Come visit the Chinese Student Association at this years block party on Sunday Aug 29th @ 11:30am. Interested in CSA?!👀 Come find our table outside the podium and see what we’re all about😌. Feel free to talk to our e-board members, we won’t bite😜.

You might just be able to earn some prizes🙊.
Hope to see everyone there:))

We’re hoping everyone had a smooth first week of classes despite the hot weather🥵😭. BUT no time for complaining, yall re...
08/27/2021

We’re hoping everyone had a smooth first week of classes despite the hot weather🥵😭. BUT no time for complaining, yall ready know its that time of the year~~~

Come visit the Chinese Student Association at this years block party on Sunday Aug 29th @ 10:30am. Interested in CSA?!👀 Come find our table outside the podium and see what we’re all about😌. Feel free to talk to our e-board members, we won’t bite😜. You might just be able to earn some prizes🙊.
Hope to see everyone there:))

We’re hoping everyone had a smooth first week of classes despite the hot weather🥵😭. BUT no time for complaining, yall ready know its that time of the year~~~

Come visit the Chinese Student Association at this years block party on Sunday Aug 29th @ 10:30am. Interested in CSA?!👀 Come find our table outside the podium and see what we’re all about😌. Feel free to talk to our e-board members, we won’t bite😜. You might just be able to earn some prizes🙊.
Hope to see everyone there:))

TIME FORR #eboard_intros‼️‼️Last but not least, we got the man in charge😎😎😭Eric Tong😭Position: President“Hiiii im excite...
08/20/2021

TIME FORR #eboard_intros‼️‼️
Last but not least, we got the man in charge😎😎

😭Eric Tong😭
Position: President

“Hiiii im excited to be csa’s president this yr. Im double majoring in FA Honors and FMR🥲 uhh and I love football and musicals. eat ass skate fast!”

What are you most excited about this year?
“I’m most excited to see my friends again”

Fun Fact: I’ve never drank coffee

Are you a folder or a crumbler?
“Folder”

TIME FORR #eboard_intros‼️‼️
Last but not least, we got the man in charge😎😎

😭Eric Tong😭
Position: President

“Hiiii im excited to be csa’s president this yr. Im double majoring in FA Honors and FMR🥲 uhh and I love football and musicals. eat ass skate fast!”

What are you most excited about this year?
“I’m most excited to see my friends again”

Fun Fact: I’ve never drank coffee

Are you a folder or a crumbler?
“Folder”

Just one more week left till classes start, whos excited??🥲🥲 One more week also means that eboard intros are coming to a...
08/17/2021

Just one more week left till classes start, whos excited??🥲🥲 One more week also means that eboard intros are coming to a close😭 But enough talk, TIME FORR #eboard_intros‼️

🥴Anne Yung🥴
Position: Vice President

“heyy everyone!! my name’s Anne and i’m a senior majoring in accounting!! i’m a sleepy old person now so please drag me out and spend time with me 🥺🥺”

What are you most excited for?: i’m excited to dress up for in person events again!!

Fun Fact: im scared of pigeons but im from nyc 🥲🥲

What’s your favorite ice cream flavor?
mint chocolate chip (more specifically emack and bolio’s grasshopper pie!! go try it!!) 😋🍦

Just one more week left till classes start, whos excited??🥲🥲 One more week also means that eboard intros are coming to a close😭 But enough talk, TIME FORR #eboard_intros‼️

🥴Anne Yung🥴
Position: Vice President

“heyy everyone!! my name’s Anne and i’m a senior majoring in accounting!! i’m a sleepy old person now so please drag me out and spend time with me 🥺🥺”

What are you most excited for?: i’m excited to dress up for in person events again!!

Fun Fact: im scared of pigeons but im from nyc 🥲🥲

What’s your favorite ice cream flavor?
mint chocolate chip (more specifically emack and bolio’s grasshopper pie!! go try it!!) 😋🍦

TIME FORR #eboard_intros‼️ Next up we got this sexy man🥵~🥴Florey Lin🥴Position: Treasurer“Hey yall my name is Florey and ...
08/13/2021

TIME FORR #eboard_intros‼️
Next up we got this sexy man🥵~

🥴Florey Lin🥴
Position: Treasurer

“Hey yall my name is Florey and Im a senior majoring in Finance/Entrepreneurship and a minor in Economics (wow feels weird to say im a senior 🥲🥲) I like to play video games and go exploring so hmu!!”

What are you most excited about this year?
Im most excited for things to go back to in person cause virtual was not it

Fun Fact: A fun fact is I am scared of rollercoasters

What is your pet peeve?
My pet peeve is when people drive very slow and stays in the left lane 😤😤

TIME FORR #eboard_intros‼️
Next up we got this sexy man🥵~

🥴Florey Lin🥴
Position: Treasurer

“Hey yall my name is Florey and Im a senior majoring in Finance/Entrepreneurship and a minor in Economics (wow feels weird to say im a senior 🥲🥲) I like to play video games and go exploring so hmu!!”

What are you most excited about this year?
Im most excited for things to go back to in person cause virtual was not it

Fun Fact: A fun fact is I am scared of rollercoasters

What is your pet peeve?
My pet peeve is when people drive very slow and stays in the left lane 😤😤

Before the day ends.. it is TIME FORR #eboard_intros‼️ Next we have~🥲Tiffany Chen🥲Position: Secretary“Ni haody y’all! I’...
08/10/2021

Before the day ends.. it is TIME FORR #eboard_intros‼️
Next we have~

🥲Tiffany Chen🥲
Position: Secretary

“Ni haody y’all! I’m Tiffany, your secretary! I’m a senior majoring in urban planning and minoring in art! Let’s be friends”☺️☺️

What am I most excited for: I’m excited for all the fun events this year!

Fun Fact: I can do a split!

What are your hobbies?
I’m kind of a weirdo… I really like looking at houses LOL. But besides that I really like playing video games, hiking/sightseeing, going on food crawls and all that fun jazz. I’ve recently been trying songwriting and producing ehehe

Follow me @t.ffxnyc🤪🤪

Before the day ends.. it is TIME FORR #eboard_intros‼️
Next we have~

🥲Tiffany Chen🥲
Position: Secretary

“Ni haody y’all! I’m Tiffany, your secretary! I’m a senior majoring in urban planning and minoring in art! Let’s be friends”☺️☺️

What am I most excited for: I’m excited for all the fun events this year!

Fun Fact: I can do a split!

What are your hobbies?
I’m kind of a weirdo… I really like looking at houses LOL. But besides that I really like playing video games, hiking/sightseeing, going on food crawls and all that fun jazz. I’ve recently been trying songwriting and producing ehehe

Follow me @t.ffxnyc🤪🤪

ITS TIME FORR #eboard_intros‼️ Next up we got the Grεεκ Gσd himself🥵~😹Christos Markakis😹Position: Cultural Chair“What's ...
08/07/2021

ITS TIME FORR #eboard_intros‼️
Next up we got the Grεεκ Gσd himself🥵~

😹Christos Markakis😹
Position: Cultural Chair

“What's up guys! My names Christos. I'm a senior majoring in Computer Science w/ Applied math. Check out the cultural events my co and I got planned for yall!”

What are you most excited about this year?
China Night 2022😎

Fun Fact: Back home i’m a beekeeper

What's your favorite movie series? Lord of The Rings

ITS TIME FORR #eboard_intros‼️
Next up we got the Grεεκ Gσd himself🥵~

😹Christos Markakis😹
Position: Cultural Chair

“What's up guys! My names Christos. I'm a senior majoring in Computer Science w/ Applied math. Check out the cultural events my co and I got planned for yall!”

What are you most excited about this year?
China Night 2022😎

Fun Fact: Back home i’m a beekeeper

What's your favorite movie series? Lord of The Rings

Can’t believe its already august🥲🥲. But no time for sulking, IT IS TIME FOR #eboard_intros‼️Up next we have our very own...
08/04/2021

Can’t believe its already august🥲🥲. But no time for sulking, IT IS TIME FOR #eboard_intros‼️
Up next we have our very own~

💃🏻Hillary Dang💃🏻
Position: Cultural Chair

hey guys! my names hillary and I’ll be this years co-cultural chair 🥸 stay tune for some fun cultural events 👀👀 I’m also a rising junior majoring in human biology so funnn 🥲🥲

What are you most excited about this year?
what I’m most excited for is to see my sussy baka Eric 😈😈 jkjkjk. seeing returning people and new people!

FUN FACT: I was right handed until I turned 7 and became left handed

What’s your favorite anime?
Attack on Titan and/or Jujutsu Kaisen

Can’t believe its already august🥲🥲. But no time for sulking, IT IS TIME FOR #eboard_intros‼️
Up next we have our very own~

💃🏻Hillary Dang💃🏻
Position: Cultural Chair

hey guys! my names hillary and I’ll be this years co-cultural chair 🥸 stay tune for some fun cultural events 👀👀 I’m also a rising junior majoring in human biology so funnn 🥲🥲

What are you most excited about this year?
what I’m most excited for is to see my sussy baka Eric 😈😈 jkjkjk. seeing returning people and new people!

FUN FACT: I was right handed until I turned 7 and became left handed

What’s your favorite anime?
Attack on Titan and/or Jujutsu Kaisen

TIME FOR #eboard_intros‼️Next up we got~🤩Desserin Chao🤩Position: Social Chairhiii everyone, it’s Desserin! I’m one of yo...
07/31/2021

TIME FOR #eboard_intros‼️
Next up we got~

🤩Desserin Chao🤩
Position: Social Chair

hiii everyone, it’s Desserin! I’m one of your social chairs this year! I am a senior majoring in psychology and minoring in criminal justice!

What are you most excited about this year?
I’m excited to be back on campus and see friends and meet new people!

Fun fact: i can make a clover with my tongue

Whats your to go to starbucks drink?
pink drink 🌸

TIME FOR #eboard_intros‼️
Next up we got~

🤩Desserin Chao🤩
Position: Social Chair

hiii everyone, it’s Desserin! I’m one of your social chairs this year! I am a senior majoring in psychology and minoring in criminal justice!

What are you most excited about this year?
I’m excited to be back on campus and see friends and meet new people!

Fun fact: i can make a clover with my tongue

Whats your to go to starbucks drink?
pink drink 🌸

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Hi everyone! I'm Lauren, I'm one of the UAlbany Prime Student Campus Managers. I post giveaways and posting interactive stories on my instagram, in fact I'm doing a giveaway for a Fire TV Stick today! IG: @lauren.chu . With your .edu email, you get a six month trial at no cost, you can sign up at: primestudent.co/SUNYAlbany2. Your membership doesn't only include fast and free shipping but also prime video, music, gaming, reading, amazon photos and more! Feel free to DM me if you have any questions! I hope to see you guys!
Hey guys! If you haven't already seen the post regarding elections, we are still looking for a Cultural Chair for next year!! If you're interested in this position, fill out the form below. Please read the form description prior to filling it out and message Aaron Kwong .
A huge thanks to all members who came out to vote and candidates who took the time out of their busy schedules to carefully cultivate their speeches and run in our elections. On behalf of CSA eboard, I am very pleased and excited to announce the incoming executive board for the 2019-2020 school year! President: Jeffrey Lin Vice President: Manshuen Yu Treasurer: Lauren Chu Secretary: TBD Cultural Chairs: Penny Nguyen & TBD Ambassador: Whitney Situ Public Relations Chairs: Anne Yung & Grant Zhao Performance Chair: Lisha Mei Social Chair: Joshua Lee Webmaster: Eric Tong I wish you all the best of luck in your future endeavors and it is now time for me to pass the torch to the next generation. To the candidates that did not receive the position that they desired, do not feel discouraged! This year was an extremely competitive year for minor e-board positions. Keep your heads held high as there will be many future leadership opportunities to come!