Student Alumni Association

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SAA is a student run organization that partners with the
WKU Alumni Association to spread the Hilltopper Spirit and allow
 students to find their place on the Hill and beyond! 

Membership Benefits:
  • Networking opportunities with WKU Alumni Association
  • Interaction with faculty and staff
  • Event planning and execution experience
  • Philanthropic opportunities 

Points and Incentives System:
SAA does not require a minimum number of service hours or penalize students with 
busy schedules. Instead, all service hours and club related actions are given a point 
value and rewards are given for reaching certain totals.

Point Values
  • 2 points per meeting
  • 3 points per new member recruited
  • 4 points per event up to 3 hours
  • 1 point per hour at event over 3 hours
  • 5 points per fund raiser

Students are also rewarded for GPA's
  • 10 points for a 4.0
  • 8 points for a 3.99-3.5
  • 6 points for a 3.49-3.0
  • 4 points for a 2.99-2.5 


    25 points: nametag
    50 points: Drawstring Bag
    100 points: autographed Red Towel by Big Red
    140 points: White Squirrel Plush
    175 points:  sweatshirt
    250 points: set of 4 WKU Seal glasses
    325 points: Russell Athletics WKU Polo
    400 points: messenger bag
    500 points: leather portfolio

2012-2013 SAA Council: 

Jenna Lehkamp, President

Whitney Allen, VP of International Relations

Michael Flanigan, VP of Traditions

Brandon Gifford, VP of Services

Natalie Gilliam, VP of Events

VACANT, VP of Philanthropy

VACANT, VP of Public Relations

Sarah Jackson, SAA Advisor/ Graduate Assistant

Tori Henninger, Assistant Director          

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Our Mission is to create institutional pride at WKU by:
  • Serving as a support group for the national Alumni Association
  • Fostering meaningful interactions between alumni and students
  • Providing programs and events beneficial to the students, faculty, staff, and alumni
  • Creating a culture of philanthropy of giving to WKU and the community
  • Cultivating university traditions and investments for past, present, and current members of the WKU family. 

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