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Tag Archives: Make-A-Wish Foundation

NSU SAAC is Set for This Year’s Week of Wishes

The NSU Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) has planned an amazing week, as part of the NCAA Division II Week of Wishes campaign. The Week of Wishes is an initiative to raise money for Division II’s official charity, the Make-a-Wish Foundation and make an impact in the NSU community. Complete Release…


SAAC Presents Check to Make-A-Wish Southern Florida

Three members of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, Lauren Boudreau (Sr., Waterford, N.Y.), Roberto Baroniel (So., Miami, Fla.) and Kyle Harrington (Fr., Davie, Fla.) visited the office of Make-A-Wish Southern Florida to present President and CEO Norman Wedderburn with a check for $5,5442.72. The money SAAC raised this year will grant one child a…


SAAC Presents Check to Make-A-Wish Southern Florida

Three members of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, Lauren Boudreau (Sr., Waterford, N.Y.), Roberto Baroniel (So., Miami, Fla.) and Kyle Harrington (Fr., Davie, Fla.) visited the office of Make-A-Wish Southern Florida to present President and CEO, Norman Wedderburn with a check for $5,5442.72. The money SAAC raised this year will grant one child a…


NSU SAAC Raises Over $5,500 for Make-A-Wish

Nova Southeastern University’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) raised the most funds in school history for their Division II national charity, Make-A-Wish Foundation. Through Shark Nights and many athletes’ participation, SAAC will be able to grant a child in need in Broward County one wish. SAAC’s main focus was to increase…


U School Students Raise Thousands to Grant Wishes for Terminally Ill Kids

It’s the simplest acts of kindness that make the biggest impact. University School of NSU students collected and sold toys, books and music to raise more than $20,000 last year for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. This year, they are back on the task. For several weeks, more than 100 fourth grade…


Students Raise Thousands to Grant Wishes for Terminally Ill Kids

NSU’s University School students use hard work and business skills to compassionately organize a fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish Foundation


SAAC Wins At Pause For Cause Charity Event

The Nova Southeastern University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee participated in the Pause for Cause benefit. The NSU Student Government dubbed March 21, SEA Thursday Pause for a Cause! In total the Make-A-Wish Foundation was one of twelve charities that participated in Pause for a Cause! Upon arriving at SEA, each student…


Boudreau Named February’s Student Leader of the Month

NSU rower Lauren Boudreau has been named the Student Leader of the Month by the Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement. The student athlete, who is biology major, is also the acting President of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, which serves as a voice for student athletes. The organization’s involvement…


Women’s Soccer and Volleyball Volunteer at the Third Annual Walk for Wishes

Women’s Soccer and Volleyball volunteered their time and took part in the third annual Walk For Wishes, a 5K walk/run that raises funds for the Make-A-Wish Foundation (NCAA Division II charity) The 5K walk/run took place at Markham Park in Weston, Fla., on Feb. 4. The 5k walk/run was initiated…


University School of NSU Teacher Receives Lifelong Ambassador Award from Make-A-Wish Foundation

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida recently honored University School of NSU’s (USchool) 4th grade teacher Sheila Szikman with the 2012 Sharon Novak Lifelong Ambassador Award. Szikman and a parent established Make-A-Wish as USchool’s 4th grade charity 20 years ago. The idea of students being able to help other children made…


SAAC Raises Funds For Make-A-Wish Foundation

During the weekends of Oct. 6 and Oct. 13, the Nova Southeastern University Student-Athlete Athletic Committee (SAAC) sent volunteers to Cooper City, Florida to assist in raising funds for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The NCAA Division-II established a national alliance with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, a global charity that grants the wishes…


SAAC to Host Silent Auction to Benefit Make-A-Wish, Mar. 29

The Nova Southeastern Student-Athlete Advisory Committee will host a silent auction on Mar. 29 at the Flight Deck, located in the Don Taft University Center, from 7-9 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The Sharks will be auctioning off several items including a Florida Panthers jersey, a flat-screen…