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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.

 

December

When: 3:30-4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 10
Where: Russell House Ballroom C

Calling all bakers! Prepare for the holiday season and enjoy some friendly competition with your colleagues in the 13th Annual Division Bake-Off. All are invited to enter a sweet treat in the cake/cupcake, cookie/bar or wildcard category and mingle during this exciting event. Submissions will be judged by attendees based on presentation, taste, and originality.

Registration is required.

When: 8:30-10 a.m., Friday, Dec. 13
Where: Russell House Ballroom

Celebrate the holiday season with the division as the semester winds down. This division-wide gathering will be festive and bright. Employees are encouraged to get into the spirit by wearing festive attire (traditional, tacky, quirky, etc.).

Hot breakfast will be provided beginning at 8 a.m.

Registration is required.

January 2020

When: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7
Where:
Russell House University Union

The New Professional Symposium (NPS) is designed to assist new Student Affairs professionals and graduate assistants (with no more than two years of experience in the field) in developing skills, gaining insight from seasoned professionals and networking with colleagues. NPS aims to help UofSC professionals integrate into their roles while encouraging participants to keep pace with best practices and trends in the field.

Registration is required.

When: 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28
Where: Hollings Library Program Room (accessed through Thomas Cooper Library)

New Employee Orientation will be a time for new employees to create connections across the division, chat with the division’s associate vice presidents and learn about professional development opportunities available to them through Student Affairs and Academic Support.

Check-in and light breakfast will being at 8:30 a.m.

Registration is required.

When: 8:30-10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31
Where: Russell House University Union

All Student Affairs and Academic Support employees are encouraged to take part in our monthly meetings, which feature campus and national experts discussing trends and issues in higher education and student affairs. 

Coffee will be served beginning at 8 a.m.

February 2020

When: 8:30-10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 28
Where: Russell House University Union

All Student Affairs and Academic Support employees are encouraged to take part in our monthly meetings, which feature campus and national experts discussing trends and issues in higher education and student affairs. 

Coffee will be served beginning at 8 a.m.

March 2020

When: 8:30-10 a.m. Friday, March 27
Where: Russell House University Union

All Student Affairs and Academic Support employees are encouraged to take part in our monthly meetings, which feature campus and national experts discussing trends and issues in higher education and student affairs. 

Coffee will be served beginning at 8 a.m.

May 2020

When: 8:30-10:30 a.m. Friday, May 1
Where: Russell House University Union

Join us as we connect and celebrate the great work done this year in the Division of Student Affairs & Academic Support. Award nominations will be available online this winter.

Hot breakfast will be served beginning at 8 a.m.

Registration is required.

When: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 13
Where:
Russell House University Union

Held each May, IdeaPOP! is an in-house conference that examines higher education trends and issues through addresses and workshops whose content aligns with the ACPA/NASPA Professional Competency Areas for Student Affairs Practitioners.

Proposals to present will be available in January 2020.

Registration is required.

 


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