South Carolina Women in Higher Education 2019 Annual Conference

Thu, February 21 2019, 1:00 PM - Fri, February 22 2019, 12:00 PM [EST]

1619 Pendleton Street, Columbia, South Carolina, 29201 , United States

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Thu, February 21 2019, 1:00 PM - Fri, February 22 2019, 12:00 PM [EST]

The Inn at USC, 1619 Pendleton Street, Columbia, South Carolina, 29201 , United States.

2019 South Carolina Women in Higher Education Annual Conference

Building Blocks of Leadership:  Exploring the Possibilities

  February 21 - 22, 2019

 University of South Carolina - Columbia, South Carolina

The 2019 annual conference is scheduled for February 21 - 22, 2019, beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday.  The conference fee includes workshops, keynote speakers and meals during the conference.  
Early Bird Registration deadline is January 21, 2019 - Fee is $189.
Regular Registration deadline is February 14, 209 - Fee is $214.  
The SCWHE Annual Conference overnight accommodations will be provided by The Inn at USC.   Conference rate is $139.00 per night plus 14% tax and fees, includes breakfast and parking.  Standard King and Double rooms are available.  The SCWHE rate is available until January 21, 2019.  Make reservations by calling the Inn at 803-779-7779 and ask for the SCWHE conference rate.
The conference agenda includes keynote address by Kevin Kruger from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.  The conference sessions are scheduled on the University of South Carolina's campus. 
If you are an Intuitional Representation (IR) or board member that plans to attend the IR Workshops on February 21, 2019, you must register for the conference and the IR Workshops.


Program at a Glance

Thursday, February 21, 2019

8:30 am                      Check-In Open

8:30-9:00 am              Institutional Representative (IR) Light Breakfast and Networking

9:00-11:15 am            IR Workshop

11:15 am-12:30 pm     Lunch for IRs

1:00-1:15 pm             Welcome and Introduction of Scholarship Recipients

1:15-2:30 pm             Conference Keynote Speaker

2:30-2:45 pm             Networking & Refreshment Break 

2:45-3:45 pm             Panel of Higher Education Presidents

3:45-4:00 pm             Break 

4:00-5:00 pm             Concurrent Sessions

5:00-5:30 pm             Break

5:30-6:15 pm             Reception

6:30 pm                     Dinner


Friday, February 22, 2019

Sunrise                        Yoga on the Horseshoe

8:00-8:30 am              Auction Results and light breakfast

8:30-8:45am               Morning and Welcome Introduction

8:45-9:45 am               Keynote

9:45-10:00 am             Beverage Break

10:00-10:45 am           Concurrent Sessions                

10:45-11:00 am           Refreshment Break

11:00-11:45 am           Concurrent Sessions

 11:45 am -12:00 pm    Closing Remarks & Survey 


Cancellation policy


No refunds are allowed.  Your registration may be transferred to another person from the same institution.  Contact Terrilyn Hay at for more information.


Greenville Technical College

South Carolina Women in Higher Education, the official state network of the American Council on Education’s (ACE) Inclusive Excellence Group, is pleased to offer exceptionally valuable professional development opportunities to promising women employed in our higher education institutions. For over 15 years our network has used a model created by ACE to provide opportunities for professional development and networking.