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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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November 2020

When: noon-1 p.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: 9:30-10:30 a.m.. Tuesday, Nov. 17, Q&A to follow
Where: Online (details will be in Stay Informed)

The presenters will share an overview of results from the UofSC Community Insights Survey and highlight strengths and areas for improvement at the university and division level. They'll also describe changes since the division's last workplace climate survey and plans for future action areas.

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.


Past Events

  • "Supporting LGBTQ+ Students at UofSC," Caroline Wallace, UofSC
  • "Mental Health and Well-Being in a Prolonged Crisis," Rebecca Caldwell and April Scott, UofSC
  • "Doing Democracy Differently,"Ambra Hiott and Carly Zerr, UofSC
  • "The Challenges of Being Black in Student Affairs," Allison Smith, Louisiana Board of Regents, AMS Consulting
  • "The Resiliency Project," Rebecca Caldwell, April Scott, Justina Siuba, Marguerite O'Brien and Leena Holt, UofSC
  • "Implicit Bias," Preshuslee Thompson, Kirwain Institute
  • "Enrollment and Retention," Stacey Bradley and Mary Wagner, UofSC
  • "Financial Aid and Scholarships," Joey Derrick, UofSC 
  • "Mental Health and Suicide Risk Reduction," Debbie Beck, Rebecca Caldwell, Warrenetta Mann, UofSC
  • "Student Life Revisioning," Anna Edwards, UofSC
  • "Masculinity at UofSC," presented by Julian Capel, Cody Dunlap, Jason Halterman and Shawna Edmond, UofSC
  • Campus Space Planning, Derek Gruner, UofSC
  • "Crisis Management and Response," Wes Hickman, Chris Wuchenich, UofSC
  • "Supporting International Students," International Student Services staff and student panel, UofSC
  • "Student Affairs Life Hack: Positive Mental Health and Resilient Living," Warrenetta Mann and April Scott, UofSC
  • "Viewpoint Diversity," Marc Shook, UofSC, and "Fake News, Real Problem," Maegan Gudridge, UofSC
  • "Meet Generation Z," Keith Ellis, UofSC
  • "Veterans on Campus," panel of UofSC student veterans
  • "Workplace Survey Results," Nathan Strong, UofSC
  • 1st Amendment Panel, Christian Anderson, Susan Bon, Anna Edwards, Kevin Sheppard, UofSC
  • "Creating a Trauma-Informed Campus," Shannon Nix, Sarah Wright, UofSC
  • "Trans*forming Higher Education: Creating Affirming Learning Environments for LGBTQ+ College Students Through Policy and Practice," Cindy Ann Kilgo, University of Alabama

 

 


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