Date: February 1, 2014
Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Location: Russell House University Union
The 28th annual Student Leadership and Diversity Conference (SLDC) is Saturday, February 1, 2014 from 9am-4:30pm. This one day regional conference provides an opportunity for faculty, staff, and students to interact with individuals from other schools in the region. SLDC trains and educates student leaders in essential leadership skills, developing their leadership identity, working and leading in a diverse society, and initiatives and methods to create sustainable positive change. Conference highlights include over 25 educational sessions and 2 keynote speakers.
SLDC is sponsored by Leadership Programs and the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs at the University of South Carolina, Department of Student Life.
All students and staff at universities, colleges, & technical schools in the southeast region are invited to join their peers at SLDC. In previous years, SLDC has attracted more than 400 students for this exciting one-day conference.
SLDC is especially beneficial for:
- Student Organizations
- Student Governments
- Residence Hall Governments / Resident Hall Advisors
- Greek Organizations
- Programming Boards
- Student Media Organizations
Just to name a few!
Why YOU Should Participate:
- Network with students and advisors throughout the region
- Develop leadership essentials for any role
- Be a part of engaging discussion about maximizing your student leadership experience
- Learn more about working and leading in a diverse society
- Expand your resume by presenting an educational session with a staff or faculty member
To register for SLDC 2014, click here.
If you have questions about SLDC 2014, please call the Campus Life Center at 777-7130.
Please see the attached document for hotels in the area – Hotel Information
Car/van parking for the conference is located in the Bull Street garage located behind the Russell House University Union. Buses can drop conference participants off in front of the Russell House and can then park in the Barnwell Street lots. The USC map below includes directions for parking for cars/vans and buses.
The conference will take place in the Russell House University Union on 1400 Greene Street.
2014 Conference Schedule will be posted in November!
If you are interested in presenting at SLDC 2014, click here. Submission deadline is December 2, 2013.
Session Learning Outcomes:
Foundations & Pillars for Success – sessions focused on “building our toolbox” with essential skills all leaders need to succeed
Leadership Development – sessions focused on developing student leadership identity, including values, vision, ethics, and purpose
Diversity Education – sessions focused on working and leading in a diverse society
Social Justice – sessions focused on initiatives and methods creating sustainable positive change
For additional information, please call 803-777-7130 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.