USC Aiken Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Makes A Difference

December 06, 2017

AIKEN, S.C. – The University of South Carolina Aiken Student-Athlete Advisory Committee has been an integral part of the athletic department.

The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) has a variety of functions on the USC Aiken campus including promoting communication between athletics administration and student-athletes, providing feedback and insight into athletic department issues, generates a student-athlete voice within the campus athletics department formulation of policies, builds a sense of community within the athletics program involving all athletics teams, has a voice to proposed conference and NCAA legislation, organizes community service efforts and promotes a positive student-athlete image on campus.

The SAAC board for 2017-18 includes president Brye Epley, vice president Kayla Calvert, treasurer Celine Vega, SGA senator Bethany Fordham and PBC SAAC representative Conley Waters, Jr.

The entire 2017-18 USC Aiken SAAC includes:

Felix Asper
Paris Ballinger
Chase Boulton
Faison Brock
Marissa Bruce
Kayla Calvert
Katie Commins
Mathias Degardin
Lyndie Dorgan
Brye Epley
Bethany Fordham
Nile Goings
Alicia Hines
Mimi Inman
Brielle Jungblut
Rebecca Martinez
Sydney Kate Murphy
Kyah Owusu
Amanda Raleigh
Tales Silva
Celine Vega
Olivera Veskovac
Samuel Schiff
Conley Waters, Jr.
Daniel Wiggins will announce initiatives of the SAAC for the spring semester in the near future regarding the Division II philanthropy, which is Make-A-Wish.

USC Aiken, a comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,500 students in 50 programs of study. USC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges." The 2018 distinction marks USC Aiken’s 20th consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 13th time in first place.