Administrative Professionals Conference

Friday, April 27, 2018
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The registration period has closed for this event.


Join us for a morning focusing on professional growth through enriching your communication, building relationships, and improving your mental outlook.



Managing YOUR Time: Tips and Tools for Admin Professionals

Presenter: Karin M. Hill, SHRM-SCP, MBA, SPHR


Learn how to get more done in less time and how to work smarter (not harder) by separating the most important tasks from the least. After this presentation, you will be able to identify the biggest time-wasters and gain methods to handle them as soon as they interrupt your work flow. In addition, you will understand how to organize your workday, define your goals, get help when you need it, stay relaxed and accomplish your mission!


Learn how to:

  • Assess your work habits and determine which time quadrant you spend most of your day
  • Understand the organizing and planning process
  • Set goals and establish priorities
  • Develop a time planning system and say “no” when you need to
  • Handle interruptions
  • Conquer procrastination



 Think It. Win It.

Presenter: April Lewis, Founder, The A. Lewis Academy for Well-Being, Inc.


In this high energy, dynamic presentation, April will engage, empower, and energize you to live with intention and purpose. As a well-being guru, she has mastered the art of teaching people how to create the healthy, happy, and prosperous life they desire through mindfulness. You will learn three proven principles to improve performance in the workplace, home, and in your community. April saturates a room with positive energy, realism, and humor so it is more than just a listening session. You will be committed to your success and confident you can win at everything you do.



Karin Hill is adjunct faculty for Midlands Technical College Continuing Education, providing facilitation on leadership and employee development. She also serves as a human resources and organizational development consultant for small businesses. Karin holds numerous national training certifications and consults with, and provides leadership, employee and customer service training for multiple organizations.



April Lewis is a transformational speaker and Certified Health Coach. She is a highly sought out Transformational Speaker and Corporate Wellness Trainer. She founded the A. Lewis Academy for Well-Being, where professionals learn proven principles to enhance their quality of life, increase productivity, and improve effectiveness. Lewis' experience as a student, professional athlete, and veteran positioned her to become a change agent in the wellness and mental health industry.

Registration Instructions

This half-day conference is designed for UofSC's administrative professionals.


Registration is $70 per person, includes instruction, continental breakfast, and lunch.


The Office of Organizational and Professional Development is committed to providing access to all individuals attending training courses. Please let us know if you require any specific accommodations as a result of a disability by emailing us at

Campus Room, Capstone Conference Center

902 Barnwell Street
Columbia, SC 29201

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