What’s Happening in SCWHE

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, one is a Leadership Forum for close interaction among no more than 25 women who aspire to increase their professional contributions and develop their full leadership potential. In addition, there are several other opportunities which include, our Annual Conference which will be held February 25 and 26, 2016 at Charleston Southern University and scholarships that are provided for new professionals and/or graduate students are available for this event. We also present the Martha Kime Piper Award for outstanding service and support of women in higher education. This award will be announced and presented at the conference in February.  Please visit the links in News / Events for more information.