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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

Hilton Head, S.C. at the Beach House

South Carolina Women in Higher Education’s 2018 Annual Conference was attended by over seventy-five women from across the state’s higher education institutions.  The workshops, networking, food and weather combined to create a unforgettable conference.  Congratulations to Dr. Jackie Blakley, dean of Business and Public Services at Tri-County Technical College, for receiving the 2018 Martha Kime Piper award.  Check out highlights from the conference.