At ASA College, we believe it is important to register the causes, effects, and pervasiveness of domestic violence. As the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence states, “Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) evolved from the ‘Day of Unity’ in October 1981 observed by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
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As a country, we observe this month to reflect upon the many successes that those of Hispanic origins have contributed to our country. From political leadership and entrepreneurship, to sports, culture and entertainment, the United States has been enriched by numerous contemporary Hispanic figures such as Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Alberto ‘Beto’ Perez (Zumba Fitness), World Champion boxer Oscar De La Hoya, author Julia Alvarez, and musician actress Jennifer Lopez – to name very few.
Classes will be suspended on Monday, October 11th due to the national holiday, Columbus Day. They will resume on Tuesday, October 12th.
On Tuesday, a tragedy we are all still trying to come to terms with affected the lives of the ASA Community. As you may know, a shooting occurred at the Stadium Hotel in Miami Gardens which involved ASA College student athletes that participated in our football program. One person is deceased and two people are being treated for injuries sustained during the incident.
We stand with the Cuban people as they practice their inalienable rights against the will of an oppressive government. As we know, the Freedom of Speech and the Freedom to Peacefully Assemble, rights protected by the First Amendment of our Constitution, are integral to the mission of our college academic community. One cannot learn and grow without self-expression and the opportunity to listen to those who can teach from their own diverse experiences. Now is the time for the Cuban government to listen as the people speak. The government must hear their needs and learn to provide for and protect their people.
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Chairperson Leon Roberts Honored for Driving ASA’s Career-Focused Culture Leon-Lee Roberts, Chairperson of Divisions of Business and Engineering Technology, has been recognized as one of “Miami’s Top Black Educators of 2021” by the media group MIA. The award announcement was published on June 23rd in Legacy, which is an education supplement printed within the Miami Herald. In addition, Legacy’s “Lunch with Legacy Leaders” weekly talk show will feature Mr. Roberts on June 24, 2021, speaking on the topic of “The...
ASA College President, José F. Valencia, was featured in the June 16th “People on the Move” section of the South Florida Business Journal. Covering industry leaders and trends in the Miami area, the South Florida Business Journal is a respected publication by those who understand innovation and excellence in the education and business sectors.