College of Liberal Arts CAP12 – College of Liberal Arts Professional Organizations
The Organization for American Studies Students (AMSTUD)
The Organization for American Studies primarily caters to students that take up the American Studies program. As one of the professional organizations of De La Salle University, AMSTUD ensures that its services greatly satisfy the Lasallian student body through academic and extracurricular activities. Another aim of AMSTUD is to reach out to American institutions and other outside organizations to create networks beneficial for them as well as the Lasallian student body.
Behavioral Sciences Society (BSS)
The Behavioral Sciences Society (BSS) serves as the official organization of the Behavioral Sciences degree programs (AB-OSDM & AB-SPM). It is committed in implementing academic, socio-civic, and developmental activities that benefit the Behavioral Sciences community. It envisions a student organization that initiates, organizes, and leads projects that employ perspectives found in Behavioral Sciences courses such as social research, organization development, human resource management, and program development.
Ready to cultivate the Lasallian community through versatile minds and revolutionary ideas.Diverse in perception, united by one vision: As an organization led by literature majors, its resolve lies in community building. Cultura works toward spreading the idea that opens people to many cultures and cultural practices that define human experience in the ways simplest or complex.
The approach is simple: acquaintance to cultural studies education. Despite the rigidity, “education” encompasses its formal terms and covers all forms of learning including discourse, immersion, even experimentation. Essentially, art and culture cannot be measured, only experienced.
Dalubhasaan ng mga Umuusbong na Mag-aaral ng Araling Filipino (DANUM)
Ang DLSU-DANUM ay isang organisasyong nagnanais iangat ang antas ng pagtitiwala at respeto ng bawat Pilipino sa Wikang Filipino bilang isang wikang makapaghahatid ng pagbabago at magpapakilala sa bawat Pilipino sa buong mundo sa pamamagitan ng pag-aaral ng tamang pamamalakad sa iba’t ibang uri ng Midya. Ninanais din ng organisasyon na panumbalikin ang kamalayan ng bawat isa sa Kulturang Filipino sa pamamagitan ng pagsasagawa ng mga epektibong pamamaraan upang maipakilalang muli ito at upang tugunan ng mga isyung kaugnay sa Mass Media na siyang pinakamabisang paraan sa ngayon ng pagpapalaganap ng kaalaman sa mga nangyayari sa paligid saan man sa mundo.
European Studies Association (ESA)
The European Studies Association is the first student organization in Asia to be recognized by the Commission of the European Community and it is also endorsed by all European Embassies in the Philippines. The organization is made of European studies majors and members who have a keen interest in the western region’s history, culture and fad. ESA helps its members in maximizing opportunities that can help them in their future careers and make the most out of their area of study. We have embassy visits, language tutorials, career talk and seminars provided by European diplomats. Being an active member can merit exposure to possible job opportunities and various academic and non-academic supplements.
Envisioning itself as a learning organization whose members – animated by faith, service, and communion – engage in holistic development work and good governance for nation building. Kaunlaran dreams of the Philippines as a nation of empowered communities and a just society.
Its mission is to advocate for the relevant and integrative application of various academic disciplines in the interest of marginalized or basic sectors in the Philippine society. It promotes awareness of development theory and practice, trains youth leaders toward responsible citizenship, and helps build and sustain various forms of university and community partnerships.
Nihon Kenkyuu Kai (NKK)
Nihon Kenkyuu Kai or the Japanese Studies Society is a professional organization in De La Salle University which aims to cater to the needs of Japanese studies majors and at the same time to the interests of those interested in Japan and in the Japanese culture. NKK focuses on the Japanese culture in general and provides activities such as embassy visits, sado (tea ceremonies), basic Japanese language tutorials, talks on Japanese economic development, disaster management, etc. Furthermore, NKK fosters mutual understanding in building bridges of friendship between the Filipinos and the Japanese as it provides a channel for interested students to learn more about the different aspects of both the Japanese and Philippine society and culture.
Political Science Society (POLISCY)
The Political Science Society is the oldest political organization in De La Salle University – Manila and it was established in 1984 for those individuals who are interested in learning more about the socio-political and economic structures in our society. Its vision and mission is grounded upon the role of uplifting student awareness and involvement towards meaningful, effective and progressive political participation. It aims to advance political awareness and critical thinking in order to empower individuals to be catalysts for social change. In response to its goal, the organization continuously develops a broad range of activities that enables individuals to both raise awareness and engage in community development.
Sociedad de Historia (SDH)
Sociedad de Historia is all about looking at a wider perspective of the things through a profound interest and understanding of the human past. We gather students who are passionate about history; from East to West, ancient to modern, and everything in between! At the same time, we seek to nurture the students’ critical abilities and humanistic creative potentials so that they may find self-fulfillment and serve as catalysts of social transformation. And as always, we will strive to be at the school’s forefront in the preservation and cultivation of human knowledge through the initiation of history- related activities.
Samahan ng Lasalayanong Pilosopo (DLSU Pilosopo)
Samahan ng mga Lasalyanong Pilosopo is the professional student organization of philosophy majors who envision a community of individuals who are enthused of the search for the truth, thereby making it a community of critical and liberal thinkers, a community of individuals who are brave enough to be heard and are pro-active, and also, are appreciative of the mysteries of human existence. Our mission is to establish the organization that is student-friendly, driven to achieve the ideals set forth by the objectives of St. John Baptist de La Salle, and provide opportunities not just to the members but to the whole community as well to appreciate the significance of Philosophy in our daily lives.
Samahan ng mga Mag-aaral sa Sikolohiya (SMS)
Ang Samahan ng mga Mag-aaral sa Sikolohiya ay isang propesyonal na organisasyon sa De La Salle University. Patuloy na itinataguyod ng SMS ang pag-aaral at pagpapaunlad ng Sikolohiya bilang malawak at makabuluhang pag-unawa at pagtangkilik sa iba’t ibang aspeto ng kurso. Hangad din nitong mapagbuklod ang mga mag-aaral pati na rin ang mga guro at ang buong komunidad ng Sikolohiya tungo sa maayos na pagkakaisa. Ito ay ipinapatupad sa pamamagitan ng pagsasagawa ng mga talakayan, lektyur at iba pang mga gawaing makakatulong sa kanilang pag-unlad at pagkatao.
Team Communications (TEAMCOMM)
Team Communication is the professional school organization of Communication Arts and Organizational Communication majors in DLSU. For 17 years, it has provided a home for Communication students where they can freely hone their talents and develop untapped skills in all forms of media. The organization offers activities and services which give students the opportunity to grow into competent professionals, instilled with them are the virtues of a true Lasallian leader. As communication majors, they are committed to being a voice and to getting the message across effectively.