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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

2 - New Employee Orientation

When: 8:30 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Oct. 2
Where: Hollings Library Program Room

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 at the University of South Carolina. 

Registration is required.


12 - Division Meeting: Positive Mental Health and Resilient Living

When: 8:30-10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 12
Where: Russell House Ballroom

Dr. Warrenetta Mann, Director of Counseling and Psyhiatry, and April Scott, Associate Director of Mental Health Initiatives will explore self-care and engaging in behaviors that support positive mental health and well-being. These tools are critical to a rewarding career as a student affairs professional. This presentation will address common obstacles and potential pitfalls faced by student affairs professionals with a focus on boundary setting and modeling good work-life integration for students.

Coffee will be served beginning at 8 a.m.

16 - L.E.T.S Series: Let's Work

When: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 16
Where:
Russell House Room 303

Do you know exactly how much money you have right now, or how much money you spent in the last seven (7) days? This course is designed to teach individuals a simple yet powerful approach to financial management and the freedom it brings. Get to know yourself and your money!

You will learn the basic skills necessary to living a debt-free life. You will be able to ask yourself the appropriate questions to determine why things are not being done correctly and what you can do to address the issues. Participants will practice real life financial management using industry-accepted tools and practical examples for take home future reference and application.

Registration is required.

 

25 - What's Dennis Reading? Breakfast

When: 8:30-9:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25
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.

November

2 - Division Meeting: TBA

When: 8:30-10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 2
Where: Russell House Ballroom

Coffee will be served beginning at 8 a.m.

6 - L.E.T.S Series: Let's Talk

When: 3-4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6
Where:
 Russell House Room 315

Managing from the middle requires us to be flexible in switching from a leadership role to answering to our superior and being able to explain outcomes. This paneled discussion is designed to enlighten managers on how to be great subordinates, supervisors and great colleagues on a peer-to-peer level.

Panelists include Scott McDonald, Student Success Center, Maureen Grewe, Office of Student Conduct and Academic Inegrity, Chris Lewandowski, Career Center and Erika Lake, College of Hospitality, Retail & Sports Management.

Registration is required.

 

15 - What's Dennis Reading? Breakfast

When: 8:30-9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15
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.

December

7 - Division Meeting: Winter Celebration

When: 8:30-10 a.m., Friday, Dec. 7
Where: Russell House Ballroom

13 - What's Dennis Reading? Breakfast

When: 8:30-9:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13
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.

14 - Dessert Bake-Off

When: 3:30-5 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14
Where: Russell House Ballroom

Celebrate the holiday season and some friendly competition with your colleagues at this annual event.