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What a great dialogue dinner it was! Students and faculties from Allen University, Columbia College, University of South Carolina, Benedict College, and Morris College and Claflin Unviersity gathered together at Courtyard Mariott on October 27, 2016 for the Annual Future Leaders of Dialogue Dinner. “Discovery, Partnership, Change,” teaching students how to discover their leadership capacity, create peer-to-peer partnerships and create positive change in their communities. was the theme for the discussion on this evening. We were very fortunate to be able to spend an evening gaining a little insight into other cultures and having some great discussion about what it means to be a leader. Thank you again to our speaker Represenative Russell Ott who gave us his examples of being a great leader.

Lucky ones among our guests that won this year’s trip to Columbia were chosen by raffle and they are TreShaun Webb, Jamela Montsho, Alexis Johnson, Quianna Tobin and Andrew Wilson, II.  They will be going to the South Carolina Capital State House in February to meet with local politicians and participate in a Leadership dinner.

We give special thanks to all of the sponsoring departments for making this program possible.

Allen University, Special Programs, Career Placement & Marketing

Columbia College, Behavioral Studies and Human Inquiry

Benedict College, Service and Learning Center

USC, Walker Institute

Claflin University, School of Business

Morris College, Division of General Studies

 

What a great dialogue dinner it was! Students and faculties from College of Charleston, The Citadel and High School Students from Charleston County School District gathered together at Avery Research Center on November 14, 2016 for the Annual Future Leaders of Dialogue Dinner. “Discovery, Partnership, Change,” teaching students how to discover their leadership capacity, create peer-to-peer partnerships and create positive change in their communities was the theme for the discussion on this evening. We were very fortunate to be able to spend an evening gaining a little insight into other cultures and having some great discussion about what it means to be a leader. Thank you again to our speaker Mike Gibbons who gave us his very entertaining insights of being a great leader.

Lucky ones among our guests that won this year’s trip to Columbia were chosen by raffle and they are Cody Koski, Denisha Wright, Robert Machamer, Nathaniel Paul, and Mayra Lomeli-Garcia. They will be going to the South Carolina Capital State House in February to meet with local politicians and participate in a Leadership dinner.

We give special thanks to our committee members Scott Segrest and Michael Haga as well as the sponsoring departments for making this program possible.

College of Charleston, School of Arts

College of Charleston, Office of Multicultural Student Programs & Services

Citadel, Department of Political Science

Citadel, The Krause Center for Leadership & Ethics

College of Charleston, Higdon Student Leadership Center

Charleston County School District, Barbara Hairfield

Greenville 2016 FLDD

The Atlantic Institute organized it's Annual Future Leaders of Dialogue Dinner on Tuesday, November 1st at Furman University’s beautiful Younts Conference Center. The theme of the program was “Discovery, Partnership, Change,” teaching students how to discover their leadership capacity, create peer-to-peer partnerships, and create positive change in their communities. Our speaker was Pamela Evette, President/CEO of Quality Business Solutions, and our MC was Jed Dews, Diversity and Inclusion Chair, Pulse Young Professionals, Greenville Chamber of Commerce. Pamela shared a lot of her wisdom on life and work with the audience.

This dinner was sponsored by Greenville Tech Honors Program, Greenville Tech Executive Affairs Office, Greenville Tech Latino Student Association, North Greenville University College of Humanities, St. Joseph’s Catholic School, and Furman Interfaith Youth Core.

Table Discussions centered around fearlessness, staying the course, and essential leadership qualities. Each table’s discussion was summarized and presented to the other attendees by a student table moderator. Following this, names of students were drawn to participate in the Leadership Bridge Trip to Columbia in February.

Spartanburg 2016 FLDD

The Atlantic Institute of SC organized it's annual Future Leaders of Dialogue Dinner on Thursday, November 3rd at the Spartanburg Marriott. The theme of the program was “Discovery, Partnership, Change,” teaching students how to discover their leadership capacity, create peer-to-peer partnerships, and create positive change in their communities. Our speaker was Allen Smith, President/CEO of the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce and our MC was Martine Wilder, host of WGTK FM 94.5’s Upstate Live.

This dinner was sponsored by Converse College President’s Office, USC Upstate Scholars Academy, USC Upstate International Studies, Spartanburg Community College, and Inman United Methodist Church.

Table discussions centered around beneficial leadership qualities, the influence of technology, and the relationship between leaders and followers. Each table’s discussion was summarized and presented to the other attendees by a student table moderator. The insight and thoughts on this topic from the students was overwhelming to hear. Many enjoyed themselves and the experience they got from coming together. Following this, names of students were drawn to participate in the Leadership Bridge Trip to Columbia in February.

Clemson 2016 FLDD

Theme : Diversity and Inclusive Excellence

Atlantic Institute organized it's annual Future Leaders of Dialogue Dinner on Tuesday, October 18th at Clemson University’s Madren Center. The theme of the program was “Diversity and Inclusive Excellence,” teaching students the importance of Diversity and Inclusion in our increasingly globalized society. Our speaker was Lee A. Gill, Chief Diversity Officer and Special Assistant to the President, and our MC was Alesia A. Smith, Executive Director of Equity Compliance/Title IX Coordinator at Clemson University.

Table discussions centered around challenging stereotypes, honoring uniqueness, interacting with others from different backgrounds, working with differing personalities, and committing to achieving excellence through diversity. Each table’s discussion was summarized and presented to the other attendees by a student table moderator. Following this, names of students were drawn to participate in the Leadership Bridge Trip to Columbia in February.

We would like to thank the following departments for their sponsorship of this event:

  • Animal & Veterinary Sciences
  • Calhoun Honors College
  • College of Business
  • Clemson University Athletics
  • First Baptist Church
  • Clemson Gantt Multicultural Center
  • Graduate Student Government Housing & Dining
  • Materials Science & Engineering
  • Office of Global Engagement (Study Abroad)
  • Office of Inclusion and Equity
  • Rutland Institute for Ethics
  • Undergraduate Studies
  • University Libraries

Clemson 2016 FLDD

Theme : Diversity and Inclusive Excellence

Atlantic Institute organized it's annual Future Leaders of Dialogue Dinner on Tuesday, October 18th at Clemson University’s Madren Center. The theme of the program was “Diversity and Inclusive Excellence,” teaching students the importance of Diversity and Inclusion in our increasingly globalized society. Our speaker was Lee A. Gill, Chief Diversity Officer and Special Assistant to the President, and our MC was Alesia A. Smith, Executive Director of Equity Compliance/Title IX Coordinator at Clemson University.

Table discussions centered around challenging stereotypes, honoring uniqueness, interacting with others from different backgrounds, working with differing personalities, and committing to achieving excellence through diversity. Each table’s discussion was summarized and presented to the other attendees by a student table moderator. Following this, names of students were drawn to participate in the Leadership Bridge Trip to Columbia in February.

We would like to thank the following departments for their sponsorship of this event:

  • Animal & Veterinary Sciences
  • Calhoun Honors College
  • College of Business
  • Clemson University Athletics
  • First Baptist Church
  • Clemson Gantt Multicultural Center
  • Graduate Student Government Housing & Dining
  • Materials Science & Engineering
  • Office of Global Engagement (Study Abroad)
  • Office of Inclusion and Equity
  • Rutland Institute for Ethics
  • Undergraduate Studies
  • University Libraries

Greenville 2016 FLDD

The Atlantic Institute organized it's Annual Future Leaders of Dialogue Dinner on Tuesday, November 1st at Furman University’s beautiful Younts Conference Center. The theme of the program was “Discovery, Partnership, Change,” teaching students how to discover their leadership capacity, create peer-to-peer partnerships, and create positive change in their communities. Our speaker was Pamela Evette, President/CEO of Quality Business Solutions, and our MC was Jed Dews, Diversity and Inclusion Chair, Pulse Young Professionals, Greenville Chamber of Commerce. Pamela shared a lot of her wisdom on life and work with the audience.

This dinner was sponsored by Greenville Tech Honors Program, Greenville Tech Executive Affairs Office, Greenville Tech Latino Student Association, North Greenville University College of Humanities, St. Joseph’s Catholic School, and Furman Interfaith Youth Core.

Table Discussions centered around fearlessness, staying the course, and essential leadership qualities. Each table’s discussion was summarized and presented to the other attendees by a student table moderator. Following this, names of students were drawn to participate in the Leadership Bridge Trip to Columbia in February.

Spartanburg 2016 FLDD

The Atlantic Institute of SC organized it's annual Future Leaders of Dialogue Dinner on Thursday, November 3rd at the Spartanburg Marriott. The theme of the program was “Discovery, Partnership, Change,” teaching students how to discover their leadership capacity, create peer-to-peer partnerships, and create positive change in their communities. Our speaker was Allen Smith, President/CEO of the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce and our MC was Martine Wilder, host of WGTK FM 94.5’s Upstate Live.

This dinner was sponsored by Converse College President’s Office, USC Upstate Scholars Academy, USC Upstate International Studies, Spartanburg Community College, and Inman United Methodist Church.

Table discussions centered around beneficial leadership qualities, the influence of technology, and the relationship between leaders and followers. Each table’s discussion was summarized and presented to the other attendees by a student table moderator. The insight and thoughts on this topic from the students was overwhelming to hear. Many enjoyed themselves and the experience they got from coming together. Following this, names of students were drawn to participate in the Leadership Bridge Trip to Columbia in February.

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