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Are you new to academia and looking for ways to connect with other scholars in or outside of your field of expertise? Need to jump-start your career and are looking for mentors to guide you? Then the annual conference is a wonderful opportunity for you! The annual conference is an outstanding way to introduce a professional faculty, staff member, or graduate student to the remarkable women that make up the South Carolina Women in Higher Education (SCWHE) and to the benefits of SCWHE participation.

SCWHE is a partner of the The American Council on Education’s Inclusive Excellence Group which provides the national direction for women’s leadership development and career advancement.

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.

SCWHE 2018 Annual Conference

IDEALS: Identifying, Developing, Encouraging, Advancing, Linking and Supporting Women in Higher Education

Thursday and Friday, Feb. 22nd and 23rd, 2018

Hilton Head, S.C. at the Beach House

South Carolina Women in Higher Education is happy to announce additional training sessions at the 2018 annual conference. Participants have the option to attend the pre-conference workshops on the morning of February 22.  The morning sessions will have a Leadership in Higher Education, Women of Color and New Professionals track plus resume reviews.  The cost for the annual conference plus the pre-conference workshops is $219.

The 2018 annual conference will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 22. The conference fee of $189 includes workshops, meals and Martha Kime Piper Award dinner.  Keynote speakers are Shaundra Young Scott, Esq., Executive Director of ACLU in South Carolina and Dr. Mary Thornley from Trident Technical College.  Find out about discussion topics, speakers and award dinner in the 2018 Program Schedule.   Please visit the link in New/Events for more registration information.