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What is SAA?

The Student Alumni Association [SAA] is a student organization at Western Illinois University that serves to connect current and former students through on-campus programming, fundraising events, leadership opportunities, networking opportunities and more!

 

Why Join SAA?

  • We are the ONLY student organization that guarantees interaction with WIU Alumni
  • NO dues or fees associated with being a member 
  • Great way to get involved on campus
  • Attend, plan, and facilitate awesome events on-campus
  • Resume builder and professional development opportunities 
  • Network with WIU alumni and other higher education professionals 
  • Gain knowledge in marketing, managing fundraising campaigns, program management and alumni communication 

 

Upcoming Events

Alumni Breakfast
TBA

Stop by anytime between 7:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. at the Alumni House for complimentary coffee, doughnuts and a great time with our special guests and other fellow alumni, friends and students of Western Illinois University. Don’t forget to wear your Purple and Gold!!

This event is open to WIU students, alumni and friends.

Survival SAAcks
Orders due TBA.

Delivery the week before Finals.

During finals, your student has to deal with stress and probably other obligations for a variety of activities. Send a gift to brighten his or her day. Survival SAAcks are care packages carefully prepared and delivered by Our Campus Market and are sponsored by the Student Alumni Association of Western Illinois University! For more information and to order visit: http://www.wiu.edu/alumni/survivalsaacks.php.

Paint the Paws
Friday, September 27, 2019

Students, alumni, faculty and staff are invited to take part in Western Illinois University's annual Homecoming kick-off tradition, Paint the Paws.

Hosted by the Student Alumni Association (SAA), the yearly Paint the Paws event involves the painting of more than 200 paws along University Drive and Western Avenue.

On Friday, September 27, SAA will host two Paint the Paws shifts, the first one beginning at 1 p.m. and the second beginning at 3 p.m. First-shift painters should check in at Western Hall by 12:45 p.m. and second-shift painters should check in by 2:45 p.m. SAA will provide supplies to all attendees and groups.

Student groups, as well as campus faculty, staff and alumni, interested in participating should contact the Alumni Association at A-Association@wiu.edu. Pre-registration is not required; all are invited to participate.

 


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You can also contact us at (309) 298-1914, email SAA@wiu.edu or  find us on Facebook .