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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.



When: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
Check-in and meals will be in Capstone Campus Room. Sessions will be in Close-Hipp.
Registration closed.


Past Events

  • Beyond The Classroom Matters, Pam Bowers, UofSC; "How to Stay HIP: Understanding and Using HIPs in our Student Affairs Work," Jennifer Keup, UofSC
  • Updates and General Remarks, Dennis Pruitt
  • IdeaPOP! keynote "Leading With a Living System Mindset," Kathleen Allen, Kathleen Allen and Associates, 
  • "Healthy Eating on a Budget," Olivia Sullivan, UofSC
  • "Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Achievement Task Force Update," DEIA Task Force members, UofSC
  • "Let's Talk About Your Finances," Rachel Sinoway, UofSC
  • General Remarks, Dennis Pruitt; Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion update, Julian Williams, UofSC
  • "Eco-Friendly New Year," Grace Kazmierski and Larry Cook, UofSC
  • "Staff Senate Overview," Leena Holt, Rushondra James, UofSC and "Updates on Telecommuting and Class and Comp Study," Stacey Bradley, UofSC
  • "Fall 2021 Class Update," Mary Wagner, UofSC and "Student Success and Retention," Silvia Patricia Rios Husain, Dana Talbert and Kimberly Dressler, UofSC
  • Mindfulness and Meditation workshop, Marguerite O'Brien
  • "UofSC Community Insights Survey," Alicia Bervine, Stacey Bradley, Kim Pruitt and Nathan Strong, UofSC
  • "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," 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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