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Welcome to the Brazilian Student Association - BRASA

The Brazilian Student Association (BRASA) is dedicated to celebrating and promoting brazilian culture through out our university community as well as to the city of Manhattan/KS. Established at Kansas State University in 2009, our association exists to:

1. Help new K-State members (as well as their family members) coming from Brazil to adjust to life on campus, as well as to life in Manhattan-KS;

2. Help K-State current and future members who speak Portuguese and who have difficulties with the English language;

3. Provide information and support for prospective K-State students, faculties, or staffs, coming from Brazil;

4. Provide information and support for K-State members in Brazilian-related issues;

5. Foster academic, professional, and cultural interactions between K-State and Brazilian institutions;

6. Expose the Brazilian culture to K-State community.

Want to become a member?

Membership is open to Brazilian citizens, people interested in the Brazilian culture, Portuguese speakers in general, people interested in learning the Portuguese language, and any other people interested in joining this association for any other reason. Members should fill out a registration form and pay the dues. 

News!!!

K-State Innovative Education Program of the Year Award:

Mr. Pedro Saldanha, the embassy adviser for the educational sector in the embassy in Washington/DC, visited KSU on Tuesday November 19 to accept the award on behalf of the Brazilian Government for the International Educator of the Year Award.  The Office of International Programs recognized the Brazil Science Mobility Program (Ciência sem fronteiras) as the "Innovative Education Program of the Year".

Fall 2013

 

BRASA'S FEIJOADA

The traditional meal - Feijoada was served on April 2017. 

Feijoada

Feijoada:
- Black beans 
- Bacon 
- Pork meat 

Sides:
- White rice
- Sautéed kale
- Orange
- Farofa (toasted cassava flour)

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Welcome!! Bem vindo à Kansas State University!!

Brazilian students, on behalf of BRASA, the Brazilian Student Association at Kansas State University, I would like to welcome you to Manhattan. BRASA is a student organization that brings Brazilian students together to complement on-campus activities, stimulate social interaction, share our culture with the community, and facilitate your adaptation to this new and exciting environment that Manhattan has to offer. We are here to help make your transition go as smooth as possible. So, make sure and contact us at your arrival, as we constantly program fun social events and expose our culture on and off campus. Don’t hesitate to contact me if I can be of any help. Best wishes!!

Estudantes brasileiros, em nome do BRASA, a Associação de Estudantes Brasileiros na Universidade Estadual do Kansas, eu gostaria de desejar as boas vindas à Manhattan. O BRASA é uma organização de estudantes que une os brasileiros para complementar as atividades no campus, estimular a interação social, compartilhar a nossa cultura com a comunidade, e facilitar a sua adaptação à este novo ambiente que é Manhattan. Estamos aqui para ajudar a fazer sua transição acontecer da melhor maneira possível. Portanto, nos mande uma mensagem quando chegar ao campus, uma vez que sempre programamos eventos socias e expomos nossa cultura dentro e fora do campus. Não hesite em me contactar caso eu possa ser de alguma ajuda. Tudo de bom!!

Romulo Lollato
Campus advisor for BRASA
lollato@ksu.edu