It is that time of the year again! Classes are starting back up here at USC and what other way to celebrate the ending (or nearing the end) of welcome back week than by coming to Troy Philippines first GM! This is your time to meet new friends and catch up with old pals! This is also the time where you'll meet the Troy Philippines Executive Board and get to play icebreakers! You don't want to miss out on the first GM of the semester, we'll see you there! And always remember, you got a friend in us!
August 30th - Beach Bonfire
Mabuhay! First week of classes are officially over and it is time to celebrate! Join Troy Philippines on a trip to Dockweiler Beach for a bonfire! Food, friends, games, and MUCH MORE! Meet at the EVK turnabout at 4 PM on Friday (8/30)! We'll see you there!
September 5th - Bahay Kubo x Dollar Hits
GRUB! Time to chow down on some good filipino food with some good company. From balut (duck egg) to chicken/pork bbq sticks, you can find all the classic delicacies of the Philippines! Meet us on Thursday (9/5) at the EVK Turnabout at 7 PM! !IMPORTANT!: Bring CASH for Dollar Hits!
September 8th - Field Trip to the USC Pacific Asia Museum!
ON SUNDAY (9/8) we are heading to the USC Pacific Asia Museum from 11 am - 4 pm! They are hosting a free event, where we can watch Filipino performing artists and much more!
September 12th - GM #2: KAA Speed Dating
It's time (no pun intended) to meet your potential big/little! Come find your Kuya/Ate/Ading on THURSDAY (9/12) at 7PM in SOS B4! But wait... What's a Kuya? What's an Ate? What's an Ading? In Tagalog, Kuya = big brother, Ate = big sister, Ading = little sibling, so come Thursday to experience one of the biggest programs in TP!
September 14th - TPOP Kickoff
Join us as we kickoff our outreach program! We'll start with some icebreakers, a quick lunch, alongside crest-making and creating goals! We're excited to meet both our mentors and high-school mentees! Meet us in front of Leavey Library at 10 am on September 14th.
September 21st - GM #3: Friendship Games Hype
On THURSDAY (9/19), we are having our third GM where we get hyped for the 34th Annual Friendship Games! Meet us at SOS B4 at 7pm! But what is Friendship Games? Here is a quick rundown: Friendship Games involves Filipino organizations from California, Nevada, and Arizona. Starting in 1985, college students are engaged in friendly yet competitive games and performances, and have the opportunity to celebrate Spirit, Pride, Unity, and Friendship! (SPUF). It is also a great opportunity to meet fellow Filipino-Americans from other colleges.
September 26th - KAA Reveals
It’s here! KAA reveals will be held on THURSDAY (9/26) at Rangfa’s House! If you’re a kuya/ate, meet us at 7 pm! If you’re an ading, call time will be at 7:30 pm! Time to get hyped as we welcome in our new members into our TP family lines! Simply bring yourself and make sure to have the rest of the night open to go out with your new family lines for bonding!
September 28th - Culture & Identity Workshop
Join us on Saturday (9/28) as learn both about Filipino culture and about identity.
October 3rd - PAHM GM #1
Chow down with Troy Philippines as we celebrate the beginning of Pilipino American History Month! October is a time to celebrate our heritage, and what better way to do so than by grubbing with your friends and learning about the culture behind the cooking! This THURSDAY (10/3) at 7 pm in room SOS B4!