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Meetings, workshops and other events offer you chances throughout the year to learn more about trends and issues, enhance your skills and develop relationships with your colleagues across the division. 

 Check the calendar regularly for registration links and updates. 

July

The demand for effective project planning, execution and overseeing deliverables has become more critical than ever in higher education. The Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support encourages its staff to be a part of this valuable and timely training on developing effective skill sets to successfully execute and complete projects within your department and in collaboration with others. Discover how to set up projects for success, establish and maintain effective communication, utilize time management and prioritization to ensure optimum results, and integrate technology to assist the process. 

When: Wednesday, July 17th 2:00 - 3:30pm
Where: Career Center Conference Room                                                        

Join the Office of Parent and Family Programs to learn best practices for interacting with parents, families, and supporters as we begin a new academic year. From move-in to Family Weekend, expect increased in-person interactions, emails, and phone calls. Embrace these opportunities to coach families on how to best support their students. Engage with our Gamecock families to showcase our commitment to student care and help them understand campus resources and our mission.

When: Thursday, July 18th 2:00 - 3:00pm
Where: Center for Health & Well-Being 217

August

The conference theme, "Aspire and Advance," offers something for everyone, and all division staff members and graduate students are encouraged to attend. 

When: 8 a.m. - 4p.m.
Where:
University Conference Center, Close-Hipp Building

Registration has closed.

All new graduate assistants and interns within the division, regardless of program of study, are invited to orientation each August. The program helps new graduate assistants and interns create connections across the division and learn about professional development opportunities available to them through the Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support.

When: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. (breakfast will be provided)
Where: Thomas Cooper Library Hollings Program Room

Register Here

 

All Student Affairs and Academic Support employees are welcome to stop by the Russell House Patio for a sweet treat to celebrate a new academic year!

When: 2 - 4 p.m.
Where: Russell House Patio

Student Affairs and Academic Support staff, on an invite basis, have the opportunity to converse and network with VP Tolliver. Lunch will be provided.

When: noon - 1 p.m.
Where: TBD

All Student Affairs and Academic Support employees are encouraged to take part in our division meetings, held once each semester. 

When: 9 - 10:30 a.m.
Where: Russell House Ballroom

September

At the beginning of each semester, New Employee Orientation helps new employees create connections across the division, chat with the division’s associate vice presidents and learn about professional development opportunities available to them through the Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support.

When: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. (breakfast will be provided)
Where: Thomas Cooper Library Hollings Program Room

Register Here

tudent Affairs and Academic Support staff, on an invite basis, have the opportunity to converse and network with VP Tolliver. Lunch will be provided.

When: noon - 1 p.m.
Where: TBD

October

tudent Affairs and Academic Support staff, on an invite basis, have the opportunity to converse and network with VP Tolliver. Lunch will be provided.

When: noon - 1 p.m.
Where: TBD

November

tudent Affairs and Academic Support staff, on an invite basis, have the opportunity to converse and network with VP Tolliver. Lunch will be provided.

When: noon - 1 p.m.
Where:
TBD

December


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