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April 2019

Lunch & Learn
Date: April 3, 2019
Time: 12 – 1 p.m.
Location: Room 402, College of Nursing, Williams Brice Building
Speaker: Dean Jeannette Andrews, College of Nursing

Bring your lunch to this lunch and learn and hear from Dean Jeannette Andrews from the College of Nursing. This is an informal event with an opportunity to ask the Dean questions. Please RSVP as space is limited. For more information, contact Liz Carmon at

Personal Cybersecurity: 7 Actions You Can Take Today To Protect Yourself Online
Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 PM
Presenter: Jeremy Parrott
Location: Center for Teaching Excellence, TCL Room L511

A cybersecurity expert shares his Top 7 Security tips. In this hands-on session, you will learn exactly what you can do to better protect yourself online. Bring your laptop or phone! We will walk through easy, yet powerful steps to stop hackers in their tracks. Workshop is limited to 25 participants. Registration is free. For more information, contact Gloria Washington at

About the Presenter
Jeremy Parrott is a Deputy Chief Information Security Officer at the University of South Carolina (UofSC). For over 20 years, Jeremy has helped thousands of individuals secure sensitive data. At UofSC, he helps departments find solutions to cybersecurity problems. Jeremy’s mission is to remove the complexity of security and make success as simple as possible.

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May 2019

Email? Meeting? Phone Call? GroupMe? How Do I Send My Message?
Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 PM
Presenter: Michelle Foster
Location: 1244 Blossom Street, Room 320

Once upon a time, there were limited ways to communicate. Professionals used telephone, memos, and fax messages. Things have certainly changed. Now, there are so many communication channels it’s difficult to know which is more effective for various audiences. Come hear about a few communication methods that have gained popularity, when to use them, and how to analyze your audience to determine the best channel to use. Workshop is limited to 25 participants. Registration is free. For more information, contact Gloria Washington at

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About the Presenter
Michelle Foster is the Executive Director of Strategic Communications and Governance for the Division of Information Technology. She has worked in the field of education for more than 20 years, focusing on public relations and communications. She is a former president of the South Carolina School Public Relations Association, former Vice-President of Communications for the South Carolina Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators, and currently serves on the School Improvement Council of Chapin Middle School.


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