What is the 2022 Dominion Energy Power Forward Conference?
The Power Forward Conference is a free, one-day virtual event for all enrolled South Carolina high school students. At the event, students will have the opportunity to take part in live workshops with business leaders and Moore School faculty and staff. Students will learn about financial literacy, how to plan and apply for college, as well as take part in interactive sessions on a variety of business topics.
Added Benefit: Financial Aid Packages for College Enrollment
Following the conference, attendees who apply and are accepted at the Darla Moore School of Business in 2023 will have exclusive access to financial aid opportunities.
- How to plan for college in high school
- How to apply to college
- How to pay for college (financial aid)
- How to choose a major in the business field
- Darla Moore School of Business programs and majors
- Exclusive tips on how to secure your spot at the nation's top-ranked international business school
- Current college student Q&A panel
- How to manage your social media presence with Dominion Energy
- How to start a business before you turn 18 with Young CEOs and Leaders of Tomorrow
- Turning your summer jobs and internships into professional experience
- The business of e-sports
- Student and career opportunities at Dominion Energy
- And more
Students will have the opportunity to hear from Eric Tatum, manager, federal energy solutions, at Dominion Energy. Tatum will share his journey from entry-level college intern to becoming one of Dominion Energy's most trusted leaders.
|10 -10:20 a.m.||
Welcome and Introductions
Ice Breaker and Energizer
|10:20- 11 a.m.||
Opening Keynote Speaker
|11- 11:30 a.m.||
The Admissions Process at the University of South Carolina
Resume Tips From a Professional
|11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.||
Options for Financing College
Build a Professional Social Media Presence NOW!
|12 - 12:30 p.m.||
The Business of E-Sports
An Artist's Take on the Power of Knowledge and Monetizing Creative Talent
|12:30 - 1 p.m.||
Visit Booths / Scavenger Hunt / Kahoot
Round Table With Umoja
|1 - 1:30 p.m.||
High School CEOs
|1:30 - 1:50 p.m.||
What We Wish We Knew Before Starting College
|1:50 - 2 p.m.||
The conference is open to all enrolled South Carolina high school students.
The conference is free.
Students are encouraged to be online by 9:30 a.m. so that they have a chance to review the site before the event officially starts.
All attendees will be entered in drawings to win gift cards. In addition, students who arrive on time and stay active during the conference will also be entered to win a basketball signed by UofSC championship coach Dawn Staley.
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