Muslim Students Association
at Virginia Commonwealth University

Weekly Bulletin

For the week of 2/20/2012–2/25/2012
Asalaamu Alaykum Brothers and Sisters!
VCU MSA is looking for an Arabic teacher. If you are or know someone who is good in Arabic and can teach for about an hour a week, please let us know! We’d like to start Arabic classes for our members. Please contact Sr. Ruqayyah Daud ( for details, questions or concerns.
VCU MSA has a texting program! If you would like to receive text reminders from MSA, please email your name, phone number, and your phone carrier (this is important!) to We will text you before events. If you use a specific application on your iPod/smartphone, then email us the name of the app. We will try to incorporate apps, but so far, apps have not been working well with the program we use.
Weekly events:
*Sisters’ Qur’an Class: Tuesday, February 21, 7:00-8:00PM in the Metro Room
*Weekly Halaqa: Wednesday, February 22, 5:00-6:00PM in the Forum Room.
*Brothers’ Qur’an Class: Thursday, February 23, 6:00-7:00PM in the Metro Room.
*Ju’muah Prayer: Friday 1:00-2:00pm in Virigina Rooms A-D, and then AGAIN AT 2:00. Brothers, please leave your coats, bags and shoes in VA Room D and enter through VA Room B. Sisters, please enter through VA Room A and leave your coats, bags and shoes in the corner/alcove by the door. Contact Br. Ali Salman ( with any questions.
*Project Downtown: will beheld after Jummah, around 2:30pm to make for and then distribute food to the homeless in Monroe Park.
Ongoing and Upcoming Events:
*ROOTS: We have our next ROOTS event on THIS Friday, February 24! If you are interested in helping out, please email Sr. Daud ( Hope to see you there! Sr Anisah Khan, Erin Nobelle and Br. Waleed Ilyas will be talking about Muslim-Christian Relations.
*Coffeehouse will take place March 23rd this year. Every year MSA host Coffeehouse. This is a talent show that people can perform, sing, say poetry, or show artwork etc or any video they have made. This is free and open to the public. All are encouraged to attend and show any talents they have. If you want to participate, please contact Sr. Zain Taib (
*Thank you to all those who came to VCUMSA’s annual Parental Banquet on Saturday!
*MSA Interfaith Poetry Night will be coming up at the Baptist Ministry House. Stay tuned for more details. Contact Michelle Taylor ( with any questions/concerns.

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