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What is SAA?

The Student Alumni Association is a nationally-recognized student-led organization that serves as a liaison between current students and Alumni of the University of California: Riverside. SAA provides students with the opportunity to network with alumni and gain valuable insights into their prospective careers. Unlike any other organization on campus, SAA is affiliated with the UCR Alumni Association, a network of professionals who have lived the UCR experience.

Why is it important to become involved?

SAA is run by students, for students. In today’s competitive job market employers are looking for more than just academic achievements, and SAA gives you the chance to build your resume

What events does SAA hold?

  • National award winning Career Conference Series (Medical, Law, Business)
  • Dinners with Alumni (DWA)
  • Student-Alumni Mentorship Program (SAM)
  • Dance Marathon
  • Donor Appreciation Week
  • Social Events
  • Community Service
  • Alumni Speaker Panels
    …And much more!

Our Awards

  • 2013 UCR Student Life Awards for Outstanding Collaborative Program: Dance Maratho
  • 2013 ASAP District VII Award for External Programming: Dance Marathon
  • 2013 ASAP District VII Award for Outstanding Student Group
  • 2013 ASAP District VII Award for Tried & True Programming: Career Conference Series
  • 2013 ASAP District VII Award for Internal Programming: Assistant Programming Board
  • 2013 ASAP District VII Award for Outstanding Student Leader: Alyssa Heckmann
  • 2013 CASE District VII Award for Student Alumni Initiatives: Career Conference Series (Gold)
  • 2012 UCR Student Life Award: Student Organization of the Year
  • 2012 ASAP District VII Award for Outstanding Tried & True Program: Grad Fair
  • 2012 ASAP District VII Award for Internal Programming: Board Retreats
  • 2012 ASAP District VII Award for Outstanding Student Leader: Maydeli Magana
  • 2011 ASAP National Award for Outstanding Tried & True Program: SAA Career Conference Series
  • 2011 UCR Student Life Award for Outstanding Student Leader: Julia Lee
  • 2011 UCR Student Life Award for Unsung Hero: Jonathan Mansoori
  • 2011 CASE Circle of Excellence International Award for Student Alumni Initiatives: Career Conference Series
  • 2011 ASAP District VII Outstanding Student Leader: Julia Lee
  • 2011 ASAP District VII Outstanding Tried & True: SAA Career Conference Series
  • 2011 ASAP District VII Outstanding Organization: UCR Student Alumni Association, University of California, Riverside
  • 2011 ASAP District VII Outstanding Adviser: Kristin Seiler
  • 2010 UCR Student Life Educational Programming: Career Conference Series
  • 2009 CASE District VII Student Alumni Initiatives: Law Career Conference
  • 2006 ASAP District VII Outstanding Website
  • 2005 ASAP District VII Outstanding Performance: Career Conferences
  • 2005 ASAP District VII Outstanding Newsletter
  • 2002 CASE District VII Award of Distinction for Best Student Program: The UCR Student Alumni Association
  • 1996 CASE District VII Award of Distinction for Best use of Volunteers: Career Conference & Job Fair
  • 1996 CASE District VII Award of Distinction for Career Assistance: Career Conference & Job Fair
  • 1996 CASE District VII Award of Distinction for Special Events: Career Conference & Job Fair
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