Brandeis Alumni, Family and Friends

Brandeis Student Alumni Association

  • Brandeis Student Alumni Association Executive Board
    Brandeis Student Alumni Association 2022-2023 Executive Board.
  • Members of the SAA attended the Volunteer Leadership Convocation Awards Dinner.
    Members of the SAA attended the Volunteer Leadership Convocation Awards Dinner in November 2022.
  • Students gathered at Cookies 'n Cream!
    Students at the inaugural Cookies ’n Cream!
  • Group of students at Hoops for Help in 2018.
    Group of students and staff at Hoops for Help.

As student ambassadors of the University, the Brandeis Student Alumni Association’s (SAA) mission is to inspire Brandeis pride and spirit, and – through that pride and spirit – foster a culture of belonging, community, passion for and support of Brandeis among their fellow students and the University’s alumni.

SAA members are the faces of Brandeis, champions of all that make Brandeis what it is: a community dedicated to intellectual growth and inquiry, social justice and service, athletic competition, artistic expression, and inclusivity. The SAA takes part in a range of activities, including:

  • Hosting alumni speakers and alumni engagement activities
  • Serving on student panels
  • Bolstering philanthropic support for Brandeis

2023-2024 Executive Board

Alex Hristov ’26
Alex Hristov ’26


Lexington, Massachusetts

My name is Alex Hristov. I am from Lexington, Massachusetts, and am a first-year at Brandeis. I intend to major in Politics and Economics. I am very excited to help create the Brandeis Student Alumni Association for students to make meaningful connections with alumni. I enjoy reading the news and keeping up with current events. I am a big Boston sports fan, and I enjoy playing volleyball, basketball, and golf.

Esther Bistricer ’26

Vice President of Communications

New York, New York
Malia Cafasso ’24
Malia Cafasso ’24

Vice President of Membership

Dartmouth, Massachusetts

Malia is a Junior at Brandeis University where she is pursuing a BA in Environmental Studies. Before transferring to Brandeis, Malia attended the University of New Hampshire, where she founded the Italian American Culture Club. She has continued pursuing her interest in university club organization at Brandeis, working as the Social Media Coordinator for the Brandeis Re-Wild club and member of the Kaos Kids Hip-Hop Dance Group. While at UNH, Malia contributed to a PhD Candidate-led soil science research project, focused on lead concentrations in urban soils. Malia is an avid volunteer serving for multiple on and off-campus environmentally-focused organizations. Outside of volunteering, Malia also enjoys nature photography and playing her flute.


Nikhat Meman ’26
Nikhat Meman ’26

Junior Undergraduate Student Representative to the Alumni Board

Valley Stream, New York
Adetolani Odogiyon ’24
Adetolani Odogiyon ’24

Vice President of Philanthropy

Lagos, Nigeria

Tolani is especially interested in policy and healthcare reform in addition to neuropsychology. She also enjoys reading, watching documentaries, listening to podcasts, and photography. 

Skye Spinner ’25

Vice President of Philanthropy

Groton, Massachusetts

General Members

Events and Opportunities

SAA’s events include – Cookies ’n Cream, Deiscream, and Hoops for Help – which focus on alumni engagement, social life and wellness, and philanthropic support. 

Opportunities include:

  • Volunteer Leadership Convocation Awards Dinner
  • Alumni Association Board of Directors Connections
  • DeisDinner
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