Welcome to the official website of the Hindu Students' Association at the University of Rochester.

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ABOUT US

Founded in 2002, HSA is an undergraduate-led group on campus open to students of all religions. While we provide an avenue for Hindus to nurture their customs, traditions and religious practices through temple visits, discussions, festival celebrations, etc, HSA also is an educational resource for anyone in their quest of Hinduism, eager to experience the essence of a community built surrounding a religious commonality!

EVENTS

OUR SQUAD

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Nandita Bhowmik

President

Nandita Bhowmik

My name is Nandita Bhowmik majoring in Biomedical Engineering. I was born and raised in The Big Apple aka New York City. I've been brought up in a very culturally-oriented family, which motivated me to become a self-taught dancer and choreographer.

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Krishni Kumaresan

Vice-President

Krishni Kumaresan

I’m Krishni and I’m from New Jersey but my family is from Sri Lanka. I am a junior majoring in Cell and Developmental Biology. Around campus, I am also involved in Partners in Reading, and Habitat for Humanity. Fun fact about me is that I love watching crime/murder tv shows!.

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Ananya Chauhan

Business Manager

Ananya Chauhan

My name is Ananya Chauhan and I am majoring in Neuroscience. My hometown is Las Vegas, Nevada and one fun fact about me is that I only eat hot Cheetos with chopsticks.

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Fariha Zaman

Event Manager

Fariha Zaman

My name is Fariha Zaman Nuha and I am a junior majoring in Computational Biology in the premed track. I am involved in multiple cultural and religious groups on campus. I am passionate about learning and trying new things and that is why I am the first and only Muslim eboard member of HSA.

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Niharika Thakur

Communications Chair

Niharika Thakur

I’m Niharika Thakur and I’m from Mumbai,India. I am a sophomore double majoring in History and Political Science. Around campus, I am also involved in Rangoli, Debate and UNICEF. Fun fact about me is that I had 3 cats!

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Vaibhav Singh

Publicity Chair

Vaibhav Singh

My name is Vaibhav Singh and I am a sophomore double majoring in Computer Science and Marketing. I am passionate about Software development and Marketing. Fun fact about me is that I have coded this website from scratch.

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