Student Alumni Association (SAA)

The Student Alumni Association (SAA) is a student group focused on connecting students with alumni, promoting student engagement and school spirit, and instilling the value of philanthropy among the campus community. Established in 2011, SAA works within the UNC Asheville Office of Alumni Engagement & Annual Giving to enhance the student experience on campus and prepare students for life after UNC Asheville.

If you are a current student interested in getting involved with SAA, please contact us at


Executive Committee

  • Ariel Dressen, Chair, Class of 2021
  • Jamaa Chabikuli, Student Engagement Chair, Class of 2023
  • Ron Dumas, Philanthropy Chair, Class of 2022
  • Kellie Lucas, Marketing and Communications Chair, Class of 2021


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