The student Social Activities Committee (SAC) at Hope College received several awards for promotional materials at the Great Lakes Regional Conference of the National Association of Campus Activities, held in Charleston, W.Va., on Thursday-Sunday, Oct. 29-Nov. 1.
SAC programs social activities of an all-campus
nature. Examples include a film series, and special events
such as visits by comedians, Siblings' Weekend, the All-
College Sing and a year-end spring festival.
SAC received a first place for its Web site
design; first place in "theme publicity" for 1997's New
Student Orientation program theme, "Take the Next Step";
first place in the "multi-color poster" category for its
promotion for the November, 1997, Las Vegas Night event;
first place in "non-poster publicity," for a trash can
listing SAC events scheduled for the fall of 1997; and
second place in "non-poster publicity," for a magnetic card
listing SAC events scheduled for the spring of 1998.
In addition, former Hope staff member Anne Bakker-
Gras received the NACA "Hall of Fame Award" for her work
with the association and with the college. She was director
of student activities at Hope from 1989 until October of
this year, when she took a position with Walsworth
The NACA Great Lakes Region includes colleges and
universities from Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, western
Pennsylvania and West Virginia. A total of eight Hope
students attended the conference.