Upcoming events

    • March 15, 2024
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • SRS Badge Office, 46, Aiken, SC 29803
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    Spring 2024 SCACE Drive-In

    Savannah River National Laboratory

    Aiken, SC

     Savannah River National Laboratory | Better Buildings Initiative

    Dear SCACE Members,

    We are excited to announce that registration for our Spring 2024 Employer Drive-In is now open. Join us as we visit the Savannah River National Laboratory in Upstate, SC on Friday, March 15, 2024.

    Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) is an applied research and development laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management at the Savannah River Site in South Carolina. Since starting operations in the 1950s during the Cold War, SRNL has built its reputation in three primary mission areas – environmental and legacy management, national security, and weapons production technology – earning the designation of a national laboratory in 2004. It is the only DOE Environmental Management sponsored lab. Tour the main laboratory and meet the University Engagement Group.


    Who: Open to all active SCACE members

    When: Friday, March 15, 2024, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Where: Savannah River National Laboratory

    Address: SRS Badge Office, 46, Aiken, SC 29803

    Cost: $20 per person

    **Lunch will be provided 

    To be badged for entry to Savannah River Site, individuals must present ONE of the following identification documents:

    • U. S. Passport or U. S. Passport Card
    • REAL ID‐compliant Driver’s License or Identification Card (Gold Circle w/ White Star)
    • Enhanced Driver’s License
    • HSPD‐12 PIV Card
    • Department of Defense (DoD) Common Access Card (CAC) – Except CACs with blue bar

    If you have none of those, you will need two forms of government ID from the provided link, one of which must be a current and valid photo ID (https://www.srs.gov/general/tour/acceptable_id.pdf ).

    Certain items are prohibited on the Savannah River Site.  Items not allow on the general site are found here: https://www.srs.gov/general/tour/contraband.pdf

    At SRNL, no personally owned electronics are allowed; you may leave these things in your car.  This includes:

    • Cell/smart phones/watches
    • Fitbits or other personal fitness devices
    • MP3 players
    • GPSs
    • Cameras
    • CDs, DVDs, thumb drives, hard drives, computer/laptops
    • Other personal electronics

    If you need to leave a contact number with your office or family member, we can provide one.

    • Medicines (prescription or OTC) should be in their original container (with pharmacy label if prescription).


    • 9:00a - Arrive at the SRS badge office for visitor badging
    • Walk to the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL)
    • SRNL Overview presentation
    • SRNL Main Lab Tour
    • Working Lunch
      • Presentations and discussions with University Engagement Group and SRNL Recruiters on internships, MSIPP, and post docs
    • Other SRNL tours - virtual reality lab, etc
    • 3:00p - Depart

    Registration closes on February 28 2024!

    NOTE:  This visit is limited to 30 SCACE members due to logistics and safety concerns. A waitlist will be started should more than 30 individuals register to attend. 

    Warm Regards,

    Kim Lane and Karen Fritchman, Special Events Co-Chairs

    • May 15, 2024
    • 12:00 PM
    • May 17, 2024
    • 12:00 PM
    • Greenville, SC

    SCACE Annual Conference 2024

    The SCACE Board and the 2024 Conference Committee are thrilled to announce that our annual conference takes us to Greenville, SC, renowned for its beautiful downtown including the Liberty Bridge and nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

    Dates: May 15-17, 2024

    Venue: Springhill Suites, 200 E. Washington St., Greenville, SC (hotel group rate is $169 per night before taxes available until April 24, 2024)

    Theme:  Elevate to Hire Potential

    Conference registration fee includes:

    • Employer Site Visit (optional - Wednesday afternoon)
    • President's Reception (Wednesday evening)
    • Continental Breakfast (Thursday and Friday)
    • Buffet Lunch (Thursday)
    • Networking, educational sessions, and panel discussions

    (a complete schedule will be published in early spring)

    SCACE Philanthropy Partnership:

    We are partnering with Citizen Scholars, a nonprofit based in the Greenville-Spartanburg region to provide life skills, knowledge, and character development programming to eligible 6th-12th grade students to better prepare them for college. All of the students are first generation and have one or more of the following risk behaviors:

    • Resides in a single parent household
    • Lives with someone other than biological parents
    • Comes from and/or resides in an under-resourced environment
    • Not meeting student's potential

    Click here to learn more and how to make a donation.

    Springhill Suites downtown Greenville Hotel Reservations:

    For guests who wish to make reservations over the phone, please call the hotel directly at 864-720-2967. In order to receive the group rate, guests need to mention the following:

    1.    Springhill Suites | 200 West Washington Street, Greenville, SC 29601

    2.    Property Code: GSPGS

    3.    Group Name: “SCACE 2024 Annual Conference”

    4.    Group code: “SPAN”

    For guests who wish to make reservations online, please use this direct booking link to group rates below:

    Booking Link:  Book your group rate for SCACE 2024 Annual Conference

    Hotel: Springhill Suites | 200 West Washington Street, Greenville, SC 29601

    Group Name: SCACE 2024 Annual Conference

    Arrival Date: 5/15/2024

    Departure Date: 5/17/2024

    Cut-Off Date: 4/24/2024

    Things To Do In Greenville: 


    Check out the Conference Schedule on our website here!

    Thank You to our Sponsors! (to-date)



    BMW Manufacturing

    Upstate SC Alliance

    Blue Cross Blue Shield SC







    • May 15, 2024
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • 945 S Main St. Greenville, SC 29601

    Registrants of the 2024 Annual Conference have the opportunity to participate in an employer visit to Fluor Field on Day 1 of the conference (Wednesday, May 15). While waiting for the President's Reception to begin at 5p, join us as we learn more about all The Greenville Drive at Fluor Field!

    The Greenville Drive, the High-A South Atlantic League affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, are entering their 19th year at award-winning Fluor Field in downtown Greenville as the reigning SAL Champions – their second title in team history. Since 2006, more than 400,000 fans a year have been welcomed to Fluor Field for both Drive games and additional community events. In 2017, the Drive was honored with the prestigious John H. Johnson President’s Award, presented by Minor League Baseball and given to “the total baseball franchise,” based on contributions to baseball in the community, promotion of the baseball industry, financial stability and contributions to league stability. The Drive also received the prestigious 2020 Freitas Award, which recognizes the nation’s top Single-A MiLB franchise. One hundred and nine Drive alumni have gone on to play at the major-league level.

    Join SCACE on Wednesday, May 15, 2024 from 1 to 2 pm for a behind-the-scenes tour of Fluor Field led by Team President, Jeff Brown. Participants will also be offered complimentary tickets (First 30!) to return to Fluor Field for the Drive game on May 16th (7pm first pitch).

    Fluor Field is a short commute from Springhill Suites in downtown Greenville.  https://www.milb.com/greenville/ballpark/fluorfieldguide

    Meet at the front gate in front of the team store (off of S. Main Street) by 12:55 pm.

    Address: 945 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601

    Parking: There is a public parking lot at  the corner of S. Main Street and N Markley Street as well as street parking and other lots in the area.

Past events

December 12, 2023 Artificial Intelligence Symposium
October 30, 2023 Haunted By Possibilities: Fostering Neurodiversity in Career Development
May 17, 2023 2023 Annual Conference Employer Visit
May 17, 2023 2023 SCACE Annual Conference
March 30, 2023 Spring 2023 Ingevity - North Charleston
November 17, 2022 Fall 2022 Drive-In: BMW TXcellence Training Building- Greer, SC
July 19, 2022 Handshake Lunch and Learn
May 11, 2022 2022 SCACE Annual Conference
May 11, 2022 2022 Annual Conference Employer Visit
May 26, 2021 2021 SCACE Annual Conference
December 10, 2020 Fall 2020 SCACE Membership Lunch & Learn
August 12, 2020 South Carolina Statewide Virtual Career Fair
February 20, 2020 Spring Webinar: Master Advanced LinkedIn Techniques
November 13, 2019 Fall 2019 Drive-In: Arthrex, Inc - Pendleton, SC
May 22, 2019 2019 SCACE Annual Conference
March 15, 2019 Spring 2019 Drive-In: Nephron Pharmaceuticals
December 20, 2018 Holiday Meetup - Midlands
December 12, 2018 Holiday Meetup - Lowcountry
December 10, 2018 Holiday Meetup - Upstate
May 20, 2018 2018 NC/SCACE Joint Conference: Better Together
January 24, 2018 AHEAD's Career & Placement Special Interest Group & Job Accommodation Network Webinar
November 29, 2017 Fall Columbia SCACE Meet-Up
November 29, 2017 Fall Upstate Meet-up
November 29, 2017 Fall Charlotte SCACE Meet-Up
October 23, 2017 Fall 2017 Drive-In: Lowcountry Graduate Center & Boeing
May 21, 2017 2017 SCACE Annual Conference
March 10, 2017 Spring 2017 Drive-In: College of Charleston
February 16, 2017 SCACE / IT-ology Networking Experience
December 16, 2016 SCACE Social: Low Country
December 14, 2016 SCACE Social: Midlands
December 13, 2016 SCACE Social: Upstate
November 10, 2016 Fall Webinar featuring ITology
October 14, 2016 Fall 2016 Drive In @ Red Ventures
September 08, 2016 Lunch & Learn Webinar | Linked In: Beyond your Imagination
July 21, 2016 SCACE Lunch and Learn Webinar: Linked In: Beyond your Imagination
June 15, 2016 SoACE: 2nd Annual Employer Relations Summit
May 16, 2016 Wine & Design
May 15, 2016 2016 SCACE Annual Conference
March 11, 2016 SCACE Spring Drive In @ Wofford College
May 18, 2015 2015 SCACE Annual Conference
October 15, 2014 2014 Fall Drive-In @ Shealy Electrical
June 01, 1990 1990 Annual Meeting
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