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Graduate with Leadership Distinction

Professional and Civic Engagement:
Sample Enhancement Activities


Note: This list is provided solely to give examples. Students should select activities available and appropriate for their professional and civic engagement interests.

Conference Examples
  • South Carolina Association for the Education of Young Children Fall Conference, Columbia Convention Center, October 4-6, 2012
  • Student Leadership and Diversity Conference, February 2, 2013
  • American Nuclear Society Student Conference, April 14-17, 2001, Atlanta, GA

Council/Government Meeting Examples (off-campus)
  • Richland County Council
  • Columbia City Council
  • Chamber of Commerce

Committee Work/Events Examples (on campus)
  • Career Fest
  • The Greater Good, November 1, 2012, Capstone Campus Room

Job Shadowing and Externships

Lecture Examples
  • So I’ve got a degree in science, where do I go from here?”, Bob Bundy, Jan. 29, USC Lancaster
  • HealthCare Reform, October 5, 2012, Robbie Kerr and Thornton Kirby, Kennedy Lecture Series, Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center, Russell House Theatre

Living and Learning Community Sample Programs
  • Business Community
  • Journalism and Mass Communications Community
  • Major and Career Exploration Community
  • Preston’s Residential College Leadership Programs

Work Shop Examples
  • Exploring the World of Work, Career Center
  • Service Leadership Institute, August 19-22, 2012, Offices of Community Service and Leadership Programs
Beyond the Classroom Experiences Database

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