SCACE 2024 Conference Schedule

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

1:00p – 5:00p Registration and Check-in at SpringHill Suites downtown Greenville

1:00p – 5:00p           Explore downtown Greenville (on your own)

1:00p – 2:00p Tour Fluor Field - Home of the Greenville Drive  (optional but must pre-register)

4:00p                         New Member Orientation

5:00p – 7:00p President’s Reception 

7:000p Dinner on own (SCACE Conference Committee meets)


Thursday, May 16, 2024 

7:00a - 8:00a Breakfast and networking 

7:00a Registration and Check-in

7:00 - 7:30a Vendor Set up

7:30a – 5:00p Vendor Showcase 

8:00a – 8:10a Welcome to the Conference – SCACE President, Ms. Heather Turner

8:15a - 8:45am Welcome to  Greenville - Ms. Tiffany Tate, Upstate SC Alliance

8:45-9:45 am  SC Department of Employment & Workforce - Ms. Shelby Reed and Jennifer Judy - “ Career Options and State-wide Industry Needs”

9:45a-10:00a Refreshment  break

10:00a-11:15a Achieving "HIRE" Standards Best Practices & Approaches in Campus Recruiting  - Helen Powers & College and Employer Panel Members

11:15a – 1:00p Lunch/SCACE Business Meeting/Awards/ Guest Speaker, Greenville Chamber of Commerce, Ms. Cheryl Garrison

1:00p – 1:10p Rotation Break

1:10p-2:10p Breakout Session #1 (pick one option)

              1. Jennifer Cleveland - “Adopting  a Coaching Skill Set to Strategically Elevate to Hire Potential”
              2. Eric Leftwich & Kim Lane - “Building the Bridge to Purpose & Meaning”

2:10p – 2:20p Rotation Break

2:20p-3:20p Breakout Session #2 (pick one option)

              1. Diana Herrmann & Kasey Read - “Ready, Set, Hire: Prepare Students for Career Fairs”
              2. Marc Mullis, Payformance Partners - “Compensation 101”

3:20p – 3:30p   Rotation Break

3:30p - 4:15p Innovating Talent in SC: The Rev Up SC Program, Ms. Jackie Kohlhepp & Ms. Brittany Betit with student panelists: Violet Bachorik,

College of Charleston, May 2025 and Allaina Johnson, Piedmont Technical College, December 2025

4:15p -5:30p Roundtable Discussions (rotate every 25 minutes)

5:30p Closing 

6:00p Dinner on own & free time in Greenville

7:05p Baseball Game at Fluor Field (Optional - request advance ticket)

Friday, May 17, 2024 

7:00a – 8:00a Breakfast

8:00a - 8:30a Networking and Coffee

8:30a – 9:30a Breakout Session #3 (pick one option)

              1. Dr. Wendy Smith - “Sharpen your Presentation & Facilitation Skills to Captivate Gen Z”
              2. Leah Hughes &  Lisa Bundrick - “The Career Suite:  Personalized Professional Development with Employers & Alumni”

9:30a – 9:45a Coffee/Restroom Break

9:45a-10:45a Breakout Session #4 (pick one option)

              1. Ellen Pate & Ms. Krystal Perez -” College, Career, and Life Ready: Maximize a Campus App to Reward Career Readiness”
              2. Ashley Byrd-White and Coleman Carlisle -” Synergizing Success: A Collaborative Approach Between Career Centers and Academic Colleges”

10:45a-11:00a Break

11:00a-12:00p Dr. Scott Dell - “ChatGPT: Mastering Prompt Engineering for Enhanced Career Success”

12:15p-12:30p Closing remarks from SCACE President and President Elect

12:45a – 1:15p SCACE Board Meeting 


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