Thursday, December 17, 2009

Loras SAAC Fall Activities Report

The Loras SAAC has been a busy group this fall. Here are some of the activities from the last three months ... you can print out a nice flyer with this same information by clicking here.

* Take a Kid to the Game- November 16th & 17th
* Sold t-shirts at Homecoming to promote athletic department
* Attended Fall IIAC SAAC meeting-November 15th in Cedar Rapids
* SAAC bowling outing at Cherry Lanes
* Volunteer workers for NCAA soccer games
* Participated in Christmas Giving Tree Program
* Created “Game Day” T-shirts for home athletic events for Duhawk Nation Section
* Constructed an athletic information board in the Alumni Campus Center
* Contributed events to Stall Street Journal
* Created three committees within SAAC to get more involvement from individual members
* Worked with Student Senate Spirit Committee to raise school spirit on campus and at athletic events

In the works for the future:

* Student Athlete Recognition mass and retreat – Feb. 7th
* Update/develop website page
* Eight Student Athletes to attend Student Athlete Leadership Conference Feb. 5th-7th in Cedar Rapids
* Dodge Ball/Bags Tournament fundraiser for end of year awards
* Dewey Awards
* Further develop Support a Team-Different season sports are assigned a specific team to support
* Blood Drive – Fall 2010

If you have specific questions about any of these items, we encourage you to contact Loras SAAC members or Associate AD Denise Udelhofen.

Monday, December 14, 2009

NCAA SAAC Video Covers Convention and "Hot Topic"

The NCAA Convention will take place January 13-16, 2010 in Atlanta. The staff has created a video that talks about some of the highlighted legislation that will be on the docket. You can access the video by clicking here. The two student-athlete hosts also talk about a "Hot Topic" that they are considering right now. All Iowa Conference SAACs are encouraged to take a look at this video and give feedback to your athletic administrators.