WELCOME TO NSA TTU


Welcome to the official website of Nepalese Student Association(NSA) at Texas Tech University (TTU). The NSA is a student organization here at Texas Tech University. It serve the need of a constructive interaction among Nepalese Students at TTU. Our aim is also to promote Nepali culture and tradition at Texas Tech University. Major objectives of the organization are to learn and understand diversity through cultural exchange between community of Lubbock and the staff of Texas Tech University, to address the challenges encountered by the Nepali Students at Texas Tech University, to promote, advance and spread the awareness about Nepal and its ancient cultural heritage.

The association has been actively involved in different activities on campus to promote Nepalese culture and spread words about Nepal. NSA organizes friendly gatherings, sports activates and also participates in various events organized by Texas Tech University. NSA has been working with the Nepalese families in Lubbock to celebrate popular festivals of Nepal including Teej, Dashain and Tihar. Moreover, NSA works with the Nepalese Community at Lubbock to celebrate Nepalese new year. The tremendous support from the Nepalese communities in Lubbock is the key behind the success. Also, we hope to provide the prospective students with valuable information about TTU and city of Lubbock.

The association has been actively invoved in different activities on campus to promote Nepalese culture and spread words about Nepal. NSA has been working with the Nepalese families in Lubbock to celebrate popular festivals of Nepal including Teej, Dashain and Tihar. Moreover, NSA works with the Nepalese Community at Lubbock to celebrate Nepalese new year. The tremendous support from the Nepalese communities in Lubbock is the key behind the success. Behind this, NSA participates in multicultural activities and other volunteer activities conducted by TTU.

HISTORY

NSA was established in 2006 to represent the students' body in Texas Tech University. The founder president of NSA was Binod Maharjan and this executive committee served NSA for two consecutive years until 2008. Thereafter NSA was led by Mahendra Adhikari (2008-09), Shyam Adhikari (2009-10), Samujjwal Bhandari (2010-11), Avi Sapkota (2011-12), Aadesh Niraula (2012-13), and Siroj Pokharel (2013-15). Recently we have elected Roshan Bimali as the seventh president of NSA for the 2015-16 session to fulfil the objectives and to actively be involved in different activities in the welfare of NSA and Nepalese students. The role and guidance of our former advisor Dr. Megha Parajulee and present advisor Dr. Bibha Gautam has been very important to NSA.