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Student Alumni Ambassadors recognized

April 16, 2000

Members of Coastal Carolina University's Student Alumni Ambassadors (SAA) were recognized for their achievements at the annual regional SAA conference held recently in Jacksonville, Fla.

The conference, which was attended by more than 600 students from 50 colleges and universities, offered a variety of student-led leadership sessions. Coastal's 15-member SAA group presented a session on successful fund-raising which was recognized as one of the top 10 sessions at the conference.

Coastal's Allison Joslyn, a junior from Garden City, R.I., was recognized as the "Fund-raiser of the Year" at the conference by Campus Fund Raisers, Inc. Joslyn coordinates all SAA student fund-raising efforts on Coastal's campus.

The newest members of Coastal's SAA are: Kristi Brothers, a junior from Maumee, Ohio; Kyle Green, a freshman from Westminster, Md.; William McDowel, a sophomore from Conway, S.C.; Brian Nunez, a sophomore from Claredon Hills, Ill.; Brandy Phillips, a sophomore from Conway, S.C; Kelly Ann Smith, a senior from Pine Island, N.Y.; Heather Vukelic, a sophomore from Toronto, Ohio; Michelle Ward, a sophomore from Trenton, N.J.; David Woodley, a senior from Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and Lindsy Yarger, a junior from West Point, Neb.

Conference participants included student alumni ambassadors groups from SAA District III states Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

Coastal's SAA was founded in 1996. Members serve as liaisons between students and the administration.

SAA is a division of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), a national organization of colleges and universities based in Washington, D.C.

For more information, call Coastal's Office of University Advancement at 349-2056.