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Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Equity Summit

November 20 - 22, 2019

South Carolina State Museum

More information coming soon.

Equity Summit 2018: Conversations on Race and Reconciliation

Equity Summit 2018: Conversations on Race and Reconciliation was a two day symposium held November 8-9 and located in the Russell House Theater on the Columbia campus of UofSC.

Co-Sponsors: Children's Trust SC, Department of Student Life, The Arnold School of Public Health Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, REI Learning Collaborative, and the Center for Civil Rights History and Research

Schedule of Events

Event Time Speakers
Thursday, November 8  
Keynote Address 6:00 p.m. Dr. Susan Glisson,
Sustainable Equity
Friday, November 9  
Diversity & Inclusion at Universities 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Panel
Lunch and Resource Fair  12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Dr. Janice Probst and Dr. Saundra Glover
Lynchings of the Past
Affect Health Today
Diversity & Inclusion in Communities 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.  Panel


Featured Guests

Panel on Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives at Universities

Headshot of Dr. Sherri Williams

Dr. Sherri Williams

Assistant Professor School of Communication, American University

Black on Campus

Jody Usher Headshot

Dr. Jody Usher  

Clemson University, Pilgrimage of Truth-Telling and Remembrance 

Co-Founder, It’s Our Privilege

Dr. Robert Rhinehart headshot

Dr. Robert Rhinehart

Assistant Dean, Diversity and Inclusion
University of South Carolina School of Medicine

Janice Probst profile image

Dr. Janice Probst 

Director, South Carolina Rural Health Research Center Professor, Department of Health Services Policy and Management Arnold School of Public Health University of South Carolina


Panel on Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives in Communities

Headshot photo

Charles H. Tucker

Co-Founder, Sustainable Equity

Wayne Coleman

Wayne Coleman

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Head of Archives and Technology



Registration for luncheon is closed. Russell House events are open to all, no registration needed.


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