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Leadership Institute


The USC Salkehatchie Leadership Institute (SLI) was established in to help stimulate economic development in the rural areas it serves—Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Colleton, Jasper, Beaufort and Hampton counties.  To fulfill that purpose, we invest in our community members and empower them with the knowledge and skills needed to cultivate progress within our region.

To learn more about the Institute, visit our website at