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Student Affairs and Academic Support

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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.


March 2020

When: POSTPONED
Where: Russell House Room 315

At some point, many Student Affairs and Academic Support employees will find that they may need to serve as a campus responder for a critical incident. In this session, participants will be provided an overview of the UofSC Emergency Management/Preparedness Program for the Columbia campus. Additionally, individuals will gain tips and information to better prepare not only themselves, but their families, for critical incidents that may affect them. Kelley Fink, Housing assistant director for business operations, will facilitate.

When: 4 p.m. Monday, March 30

Nominate your colleagues to be recognized for their contributions in 10 categories to the Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support and the University of South Carolina community.

When: CANCELED
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: CANCELED
Where: Russell House Ballroom 

Join the PD Team for our newest food competition, the March Madness Snack-Off. Show off your best apps, dips, and sweets to celebrate the halfway point of the spring semester and vote for who will be crowned champion.

Registration is required by March 18.

When: 8:30-10 a.m. Friday, March 27
Where: Via Zoom details to come

 

Details to come.

When: CANCELED
Where: Center for Health and Well-Being Demonstration Kitchen

Space is limited to 20 participants. Please note, if you are unable to attend and do not notify the Professional Development Team (sapdteam@mailbox.sc.edu) by Friday, March 20, you will be responsible for covering a $10 no-show fee.

Registration is required.

When: Friday, March 27

The Professional Development Team invites proposals for educational sessions, roundtable discussions and TED Talk-style presentations. Submit your proposal by March 27. IdeaPOP! will be May 13.

April 2020

When: 9-10 a.m. Thursday, April 16
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: Thursday, April 16

The Professional Development Program is coordinated by a team of employees from offices and departments across Student Affairs and Academic Support. Together, they are responsible for developing programs that meet the needs of staff at every career level and for producing events for audiences of 10 to 400.

The Professional Development Team is calling for new member applications. Submit your application for this leadership opportunity today. 

May 2020

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

Join us as we connect and celebrate the great work done this year in the Division of Student Affairs & Academic Support. Nominations are due March 30.

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 Ballroom

The conference theme, RISE: Reframing in Shifting Environments, will inspire participants to reframe and refocus on why it's important to work in higher education.

IdeaPOP! is open to all Student Affairs and Academic Support staff members and graduate assistants. The conference is free and includes a light breakfast, lunch, a keynote presentation, concurrent sessions, and door prizes.

A conference schedule, including descriptions of sessions, will be posted when it's available.  

Registration is required.

 


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