Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Are you connected?

Are you connected?
Be sure and 'like' our SASFAA Facebook page, and subscribe to NineNews, SASFAA's electronic newsletter. 

Many of our states have social media sites as well. Check 'em out!

SASFAA:        Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SASFAA

Alabama:             http://www.aasfaaonline.org/

Florida:                 www.facebook.com/fasfaahome

Kentucky:            https://www.facebook.com/KASFAA

South Carolina:  https://www.facebook.com

Tennessee:        http://tasfaatn.com/

Virginia:               www.facebook.com/VASFAA

Constitution Day 2015

"We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America."

September 17 is Constitution Day. As your college observes this day, please share your photos with us via e-mail.

Jody Darby, Chair
SASFAA Communications and Outreach

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Seeking Session Proposals for NASFAA 2016

Help us gear up for our 2016 NASFAA National Conference. NASFAA’s 2016 Conference Program Task Force is requesting interest session proposals for the 2016 conference, set for July 10-13, 2016 at the Wardman Park hotel in Washington, D.C. Check out the guidelines for presenters and moderators, then click the yellow "Submit Your Session Proposal Online".

Member of NASFAA’s 2016 Conference Program Task Force

Associate Director
University of South Florida

SASFAA Awards Committee is Accepting Nominations

As your SASFAA Past President, I have the privilege of serving as the Chair of the Awards Committee.  The committee’s members are the elected officers of the Association and we are charged with recommending award recipients to the SASFAA Board for its approval.  Because our next Board meeting is scheduled for November 2015, and the Awards Committee will need time to consider all nominations and finalize our recommendations to the Board prior to November.  I am asking that any nominations for the awards listed below should be sent to me by no later than Friday, October 23, 2015.   


Distinguished Service Award


This is the highest honor bestowed by SASFAA.  Individuals honored with a SASFAA Distinguished Service Award shall have made outstanding, significant, and meritorious contributions to the advancement of student financial aid or the profession.  The awards committee, comprised of the elected officers of the Association, shall be charged to consider nominees and recommend them for consideration to the Board.  Nominees must be approved by a two-thirds vote of Board members present and voting.


Each recipient shall be presented an appropriate plaque at the annual conference of the Association and shall be entitled to honorary membership in the Association when the recipient ceases to meet active membership eligibility requirements.


Honorary Membership


Honorary membership shall be awarded to persons who have demonstrated outstanding service to SASFAA and to the student aid profession.  Practicing financial aid administrators are not eligible to receive this award.   


All SASFAA past presidents and Distinguished Service recipients who are no longer directly involved in the administration of financial aid shall be automatically granted honorary membership, unless otherwise eligible, individuals nominated for honorary membership must be approved by a majority vote of the Board members present and voting.


Please send me your nomination and a description of the service(s) the individual has contributed to SASFAA.  You can send the information to me via email at: nbasford@fsu.edu by October 23, 2015.


Thanking you in advance for your nominations!


Nathan R. Basford, Jr.

SASFAA Immediate Past President