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Student Organizations

The Institute for Ethnic Studies supports the events of:

African Student Association (ASA) promotes solidarity among student of African descent (students and countries); upholds the dignity of Africa and its people; works for the total liberation and unification of Africa; combats forces of racial and human degradation; encourages cultural, economic, and technological cooperation between the people of Africa and the rest of the world; studies and disseminates the proper information on any aspect of African life; and establishes and maintains friendly relations with other bodies and student organizations.

University of Nebraska Inter-Tribal Exchange (UNITE) promotes the cultural, social, and academic events and services designed to celebrate the Indigenous community at UNL and in the city of Lincoln. Each year UNITE visits high schools to promote college to Indigenous youth and sponsors the UNL Powwow to celebrate the graduation of high school and college Indigenous students.

Afrikan Peoples Union (APU) is the Black student government on campus. APU promotes cultural, social, and academic events designed to celebrate Black culture. APU students host the Martin Luther King, Jr. Banquet, participate in the Black and Brown Bowling Tournament, and host other social events.

Mexican American Student Association (MASA) promotes cultural, social, and academic events designed to celebrate all Latino cultures. MASA supports Fiesta on the Green and hosts the MASA Youth Latino Leadership Conference.