DVAN@SFSU Initiative

Academia, Art, and Community

The DVAN@SFSU Initiative was launched in Fall 2019 to


Enrich students’ lives with educational materials and activities, scholarship, and mentorship.


Support students to create and promote arts and literature of the Vietnamese diaspora.


Provide opportunities to connect students with broader diasporic Vietnamese community.

DVAN@SFSU Initiative in SFSU News →


SFSU Asian American Studies event with students
From left to right: Interns Maegan Chan and Andwan Vu, with Director Assistant Philip Nguyen

The DVAN@SFSU Initiative includes:

  • Curriculum Development in Vietnamese American Studies and Critical Refugee Studies
  • Financial support of undergraduate students who love art & literature (scholarship in progress)
  • Student Internships with partnering community-based organizations aligned with the mission of DVAN

DVAN@SFSU is an academic initiative in the College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University, the first and only college in the country that centers the history, experiences, and narratives of people of color.

For more information, visit DVAN@SFSU →

To support this Initiative, please make your donation here →

Your tax-deductible gift to the DVAN@SFSU initiative will be processed and acknowledged by San Francisco State University.