This year, the SAA Passport is going digital! Win complimentary SAA membership for 2019 by attending SAA events during AAA 2018. At the beginning of each SAA event listed on the AAA 2018 SAA Passport, SAA representatives will announce a code for you to input to get credit for attending the event. Attend at least 8 SAA events, and you will be eligible to enter a drawing for complimentary 2019 SAA membership! The form will be closed on Friday, April 20 at 5:30 PM CT. Participants must enter a name and an email address for their entry to be considered. Limit one response per participant.
SAA T-Shirt Contest
It's time to submit entries for the annual SAA Chapter T-Shirt Contest! This year's winner will receive $100 and the opportunity to sell the winning t-shirt on a larger scale to raise money for the SAA Chapter. The Academy of Audiology (AAA) will provide free advertisement of the winning t-shirt on the AAA website through the Academy Store. Please note, the SAA chapter will be responsible for the production and sale of the T-shirt if it is decided to take advantage of this opportunity. To participate, submit photos showing the front and back of your t-shirt (.jpeg format preferred) via email to Claire Roland by April 6, 2018. The t-shirt can be worn by anyone and taken anywhere, it can be silly or serious, just make sure the t-shirt can be clearly seen in the photos. Submissions will be printed and displayed in SAA Central during AAA 2018 as well as on the SAA Facebook page. Voting will take place in SAA Central and online until 12:00 pm, Friday, April 20. The winning chapter will be announced via social media.
SAA Central is the place to go for information on the American Academy of Audiology’s student organization and to network with your fellow students. Gather important Student Academy of Audiology (SAA) information to bring back to your chapter and see what other SAA chapters have been up to! The SAA can help you find ways to engage, empower, and lead the student voice. Members of the SAA Board of Directors and SAA Programs Subcommittee will be on hand to answer your questions. We look forward to seeing you!
- Wednesday, 12:00-5:30 pm
- Thursday, 8:30 am-5:30 pm
- Friday, 8:30 am-5:30 pm
The SAA Scavenger Hunt offers students the chance to explore the exhibit hall. With a separate set of questions to complete on Thursday and Friday, students can learn more about the latest products and technology being offered by different companies within the hearing healthcare industry. Search the exhibit hall and talk with exhibitors for your chance to win exciting prizes, meet students from other schools, and learn from the manufacturers. Stop by SAA Central to participate.
Thursday, April 19, 4:30-5:30 pm
Room 101AB, Music City Center
The AuD Toolbox is an interactive event featuring 10 round table discussions with a range of topics that will include something for everyone! Two tables will be geared specifically towards undergraduates to learn more about the graduate school application process, and the benefits of undergraduate associate membership! Additional topics will include professional networking, a resume workshop, interviewing tips, and more. Join facilitators for tips, tricks, and an exciting conversation!
SAA Externship Panel
Friday, April 20, 1:00-3:00 pm
Room 102AB, Music City Center
The Externship Panel is an opportunity for students to engage with current externs to learn more about the externship process, experience, and expectations, as well as the transition from student to professional. The panel will be in a Q&A format where panelists will respond to questions from the audience. Panelists will include externs from a variety of clinical and geographic settings.
SAA Mix & Mingle
Wednesday, April 18, 4:00-5:00 pm
Legends Ballroom E-F, Omni
Kick off your week in Nashville at the SAA Mix & Mingle! The Student Academy of Audiology invites you to enjoy refreshments and mingle with audiology students from across the country!