2019 SCASFAA Conference Program Agenda


2019 SCASFAA CONFERENCE AGENDA AT A GLANCE


SUNDAY, October 20


 Session Presenter(s)
3:00pm-6:00pm Exhibit area set up and Silent Auction Open  
3:00pm-6:00pm Conference Registration Open  
3:00pm-8:00 pm

Executive Board meeting (Dinner included)

 

MONDAY, October 21


 
6:30am-8:30am Breakfast (one guest per room)  
8:00am-12:00pm

Pre-Conference Session: Student Eligibility - NASFAA-U Credential for New Aid Officers. Register for this session today!

Jennifer Williams, Clemson University
Zachary Christian, SC Tuition Grants Commission
8:00am-12:00pm Pre-Conference Session: Need Analysis - NASFAA-U Credential for Intermediate Aid Officers. Register for this session today! Danielle Rymer, University of South Carolina
Holly Gilliam, University of South Carolina
8:30am-5:00pm

Exhibit Area and Silent Auction Open
Conference Registration Open

 
1:00pm-1:45pm Opening Business Meeting  
2:00pm-3:00pm General Session: "The New Tax Law for Your Families Applying for Aid" Joey Derrick, University of South Carolina
3:15pm-5:15pm General Session: "Global Issue - Declining Population of 18 Year Olds and Effects on Member Institutions"
Dr. Mary Wagner, University of South Carolina
Dr. Susan Lounsbury, Southern Regional Education Board
6:00pm-6:30pm First Time Attendee's Meet and Greet  
6:30pm-8:00pm President’s Reception  
8:15pm-10:00pm Vendors’ Reception (By Invitation Only)  

TUESDAY, October 22


 
6:30am-8:30am Breakfast (one guest per room)  
8:00am-12:00pm Exhibit Area and Silent Auction open  
8:00am-5:00pm Conference Registration Open  
8:30am-9:30am Basics of Determining Academic Calendars (Standard, Non-Standard, and Non-Term) David Bartnicki, US Dept. of Education 
  Verification 101

Elizabeth Milam, Clemson University
Jennifer Williams, Clemson University 

  Business Etiquette and Manners Bill Ayers, College Ave 
9:30am-9:45am
Vendor and Networking Break  
9:45am-10:45am Program Review Essentials and Top Ten Compliance Findings David Bartnicki, US Dept. of Education 
  Verification Q&A Panel 

Elizabeth Milam, Clemson University
Sarah Dowd, Trident Technical College
JW Kellam, Converse College 

  Hosting a Financial Aid Night Melanie Gillespie, SCASFAA President, Southern Wesleyan University
10:45am-11:00am Vendor and Networking Break  
11:00am-12:00pm R2T4 and Modules David Bartnicki, US Dept. of Education 
  Cost of Attendance (COA)   April Baur, Wofford College
  Elevate Your Online Presence: Transform Your Website and Social Media to Be More Effective Rosalind Elliott, University of South Carolina 
12:15pm-2:15pm Awards and Recognition Luncheon & SASFAA Update  
2:30pm-5:00pm Silent Auction/Exhibit Area Open  
2:30pm-3:30pm Building Your Financial Aid Toolkit Samantha Hicks, Coastal Carolina University
Sarah Weaver, Coastal Carolina University 
  We Need Aid...STAT! Exploring Alternative Funding Options for Health Professional Students Holly Gilliam,  University of South Carolina
  Satisfactory Academic Progress Missy Perry, Piedmont Technical College
Bryan Erslyn (SASFAA Past-President), Eastern Kentucky University 
3:30pm-3:45pm Vendor and Networking Break  
3:45pm-4:45pm Homelessness, Foster Care & Basic Need Insecurities Samantha Hicks, Coastal Carolina University
Amelia Carte, Coastal Carolina University 
  Intro to SQL Zachary Christian, SC Tuition Grants Commission
Jennifer Williams, Clemson University 
  A New Approach to Financial Literacy Sarah Dowd, Trident Technical College 
5:00pm Silent Auction and Exhibit Area Closes  
5:15pm-5:45pm Silent Auction Item Pickup  
5:15pm-8:00pm Dinner On Your Own
 Group Dinner Sign-up HERE
8:00pm-10:00 pm Networking & Entertainment  FAMILY FEUD with your Financial Aid Family

WEDNESDAY, October 23


 
6:30am-8:30am Breakfast (one guest per room)  
8:30am-9:45am General Session: Federal Update David Bartnicki, US Dept. of Education
10:00am-10:45am General Session: NASFAA Update Karen McCarthy, NASFAA
11:00am-11:45am

General Session: State Update

South Carolina Student Loan
SC Tuition Grants Commission (SCTGC)
Commission on Higher Education (CHE)

Ray Jones, SC Student Loans
Zach Christian, SCTGC

Earl Mayo, SCTGC
Dr. Karen Woodfaulk, CHE
Dr. Gerrick Hampton, CHE

11:45am -12:15 pm Closing Business Meeting  


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