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Mark your calendar and take advantage of these events designed to support your growth, development and recognition. Details will be added as they become available.

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The Professional Development Team invites proposals for virtual presentations and educational sessions. Submit your proposal


 

September 2020

When: 11 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Sept. 29
Where: Online (details will be emailed to registrants)

In this session, participants will explore how they can best address layered problems in a diverse democracy. Viewpoint diversity is a trendy phrase in higher education, but how can we support it effectively without negating people’s identities? This workshop focuses on value ranking/prioritization as a primary reason for conflict around political ideations and how to use it as a strategy to understand different perspectives.

Registration is required.

October 2020

When: 9-10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 2; Q&A to follow
Where: Online (details will be in Stay Informed)

Topic and presenters TBD.

When: 9-10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 8
Where: Online (details will be emailed to registrants)

This informal, yet informative, event is a great opportunity to discuss current trends and issues in higher education with Dennis Pruitt, vice president for student affairs. Didn't have time to read the articles? It's OK! The topics vary, and Dennis is always open to talking about anything of interest to the attendees.

Registration is required.

When: noon-1 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 13
Where: Online (details will be emailed to registrants)

This presentation provides basic information about the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Queer+ (LGBTQ+) community, including terminology, a discussion of homophobia, tips on creating an inclusive community and information specific to LGBTQ+ students at the University of South Carolina and beyond. Additionally, this presentation will provide participants with campus and community resources to refer students, faculty, and staff to as well as best practices to further support the LGBTQ+ community. Caroline Wallace, Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, will present.

Registration is required.

November 2020

When: 9-10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 12
Where: Online (details will be emailed to registrants)

This informal, yet informative, event is a great opportunity to discuss current trends and issues in higher education with Dennis Pruitt, vice president for student affairs. Didn't have time to read the articles? It's OK! The topics vary, and Dennis is always open to talking about anything of interest to the attendees.

Registration is required.

When: 9-10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 13; Q&A to follow
Where: Online (details will be in Stay Informed)

Topic and presenters TBD.

When: 4-4:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 19
Where: Online (details will be emailed to registrants)

Take a quick break for Mindfulness and Meditation with Marguerite O'Brien, director of wellness, prevention and advocacy services in Student Health Services. Participants can take part in open practice or open learning and will leave with tips on habits that contribute to greater mindfulness and focus.

Registration is required.

December 2020

When: 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 4
Where: Online (details will be in Stay Informed)

When: 9-10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 10
Where: Online (details will be emailed to registrants)

This informal, yet informative, event is a great opportunity to discuss current trends and issues in higher education with Dennis Pruitt, vice president for student affairs. Didn't have time to read the articles? It's OK! The topics vary, and Dennis is always open to talking about anything of interest to the attendees.

Registration is required.

When: noon-1 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 15 [tentative]
Where: TBD

Details will be posted when they're available.

Registration is required and will be available later in November.


 

 


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