Liga Filipina has been selected to receive the President’s Award for Leadership - Cultural Awareness Award.
Liga Filipina was first established in the fall semester of 1992. It consisted of a few Filipinos trying to educated the Albany community about the Filipino culture as well as issues concerning Filipinos and Filipino Americans.
Since then they have grown, and now collaborate with Filipino groups all across the east coast. They come together and have programs that is both fun and educational.
Liga Filipina continues to grow today and continues to educate the community about Filipino history and culture. They keep the Filipino faith alive on campus as well as the rest of the community.
Liga Filipina has four basic objectives as an organization. These include:
* To represent Filipino students in the school and the community through services and events
* To promote and encourage interaction and mutual understanding among the members of the club
* To educated and influence the community on Filipino culture
* To provide members with many social activities pertaining to the Filipino culture and other interest which the members may have.
Congratulations, you guys have definitely earned it!