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The Provost's Advisory Committee on
  Women's Issues (PACWI)
Mission The Provost’s Advisory Committee on Women’s Issues (PACWI) serves as an advocate for women faculty, staff, and students at the University of South Carolina (USC Columbia and Regional  campuses ) in order to:
  • Assess current policies;
  • Recommend new policies and procedures;
  • Focus on areas that need improvement; and
  • Provide opportunities to enhance the quality of the USC campus community.

Upcoming Meetings / Events USC's 11th Annual Women's Leadership InstituteWednesday, April 30th, 2014, 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Russell House Ballroom

View more information about the event.
 

Upcoming PACWI Meetings for 2013-2014:

  • February 12
  • March 12
  • April 9
  • May 14

 

 



PACWI/CTE/OIT
Spring 2014 Technology Trainings

The Spring 2014 Technology Trainings are sponsored by the Provost’s Advisory Committee on Women’s Issues (PACWI), the Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) and the Division of Information Technology (DoIT). Each session is open to all USC faculty, staff and students. Training sessions are limited to 25 participants and registration is free.

For more information, contact Aisha Haynes at haynesa@mailbox.sc.edu.


January

Microsoft Excel Intermediate

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 12:30 – 1:45 PM
Thomas Cooper Library, Level 3, Multimedia Classroom
Presenters: Sherry Grosso and Aisha Haynes

Microsoft Excel is an electronic spreadsheet program from the Microsoft Office Suite. After completing this Excel intermediate hands-on training, you will be able to create graphs and charts, print graphs and charts, create and manage multiple worksheets in a workbook, and use advanced functions and data manipulations. Additionally, you will able to apply some advanced Excel applications (i.e. what-if analysis and financial analysis).

To register, complete the Excel Intermediate online registration form.


February

Managing your Digital Information

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014  12:30 – 1:45 PM
UTS 304 (1244 Blossom St)
Presenter: Andrew Grimball

Properly managing your digital information is essential to being able to work effectively. This beginner training session will introduce ‘best practice’ concepts for storing and organizing your digital information so that you will be able to maintain and retrieve it efficiently. Participants will learn specifically about using Windows Explorer and Apple Finder to manage files and folders. Additional concepts such as information security and search strategies will be addressed if time permits.

To register, complete the Managing your Digital Information online registration form.


MarchInformation Technology Security

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014  12:30 – 1:45 PM
Thomas Cooper Library, Level 1, Multimedia Classroom
Presenter: Kyle Brown

The potential dangers on the Internet are constantly growing and becoming more sophisticated. Thankfully, so is information security. Join us to learn about different types of software that may prove useful for protecting the data on your PC or Mac.

To register, complete the Information Technology Security online registration form.


April

Creating Websites with Google Sites

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014  12:30 – 1:45 PM
Thomas Cooper Library, Level 1, Multimedia Classroom
Presenter: Susan Quinn

Google Sites is a simple way to create a free website. Users have the ability to make a simple webpage or a site with multiple pages. After completing this hands-on training, you will be able to create a website. Additionally, you will be able to insert links to other websites and add text, documents, images, video clips, etc. The good news is you don't have to know any HTML. If you already have a G-mail account (username@gmail.com), you already have a Google Account and you can access all the Google tools, including Google Sites.

To register, complete the Creating Websites with Google Sites registration form.

 

May

Microsoft Word Developer

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014  12:30 – 1:45 PM
Thomas Cooper Library, Level 1, Multimedia Classroom
Presenter: Lenny Bularzik

Within Microsoft Word, users have the ability to add content controls to create forms. These forms can be completed on computers, and contain items such as text boxes, date options, drop-down lists, etc. After completing this hands-on training, you will be able to create interactive forms in Word 2007 or above, and use review tools such as tracking, commenting and accepting/rejecting changes.

To register, complete the Microsoft Word Developer registration form.

 


Sponsor The Provost’s Advisory Committee on Women’s Issues is sponsored by the Office of the Provost.


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