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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.

 

October

When: 8:30-10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 25
Where: Russell House Ballroom

Are you curious about how male-bodied students are doing at UofSC? Join Dr. Julian Capel, Cody Dunlap, Shawna Edmond, and Jason Halterman to discover the successes and challenges we, as professionals, are having engaging males on campus. Come learn about trends for men nationally in colleges; the experiences of males at UofSC; evidence-based best-practices for engaging men positively on campus; and how everyone can have an impact on the lives of collegiate men. The conversation will be engaging, interactive, and insightful!

Coffee will be served beginning at 8 a.m.

November

When: 12:30-2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11
Where: Russell House Ballroom C

"We DONUT know what we'd do with you!"

Student Affairs staff are invited to network and mingle with colleagues while enjoying seasonal snacks and refreshments.

When: Noon-1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18
Where: Russell House Room 315

Join Lakeyia Brown, Social Media Specialist from Communications and Public Affairs, in a discussion about our digital well-being. Topics will include ways we can limit screen time throughout the day, how to establish healthy digital habits and useful apps that can assist in making wise and healthy decisions around our daily use of technology.

Registration is required.

When: 9-10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 21
Where: Osborne Administration Building Room 107C

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

A light continental breakfast will be provided.

Registration is required.

December

When: 9-10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5
Where: Osborne Administration Building Room 107C

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

A light continental breakfast will be provided.

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 get together will be festive and bright. Employees are encouraged to get into the spirit by wearing festive attire (traditional, tacky, quirky, etc.).

Light 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, 2020
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: 8:30 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020
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.

Registration is required.


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