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2023 South Carolina Transfer Excellence Convening

Thank you for your being part of the 2023 Transfer Excellence Convening, hosted by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education. Supporting materials for the event are provided below for your convenience:


9:00 – 9:30 AM

Meet and Greet

Please join us and your transfer colleagues for coffee as we get settled in for the day.

9:30 – 9:40 AM


Dr. Michael Igbonagwam will kick off the day and help us start thinking about transfer.

9:40 – 10:20 AM

Introduction to Transfer

Dr. John Gardner will provide an overview of the State Transfer Project and transfer resources.

10:20 – 10:30 AM

Recognition of the SC Transfer Taskforce

Dr. Rusty Monhollon will recognize the work of the SC Transfer Taskforce.

10:30 – 10:50 AM

Overview and the Transfer Report Recommendations

Four SC Transfer Task Force members will share information about the Transfer Report Recommendations and answer participant questions.

10:50 – 11:00 AM


Relax your brain, grab more coffee, and stretch those muscles.

11:00 – 11:15 AM

Organizational Structure for Leading SC Transfer

Dr. Jessica Berry and Dr. Michael Igbonagwam will provide an overview of the organizational structure for leading transfer in SC.

11:15 – 11:20 AM

SC Transfer Convening Goals

Dr. Michael Igbonagwam will lead the discussion around goals, expectations, and participant charge for the SC Transfer Convening.

11:20 AM – 12:10 PM

The Future of SC Transfer

Join Dr. Rusty Monhollon for lunch and conversation around making SC the national leader in transfer.

12:10 – 12:20 PM

Legislative Update

Ms. Bunnie Ward and Ms. Yarley Steedly will talk participants through the legislation impacting SC transfer.

12:20 – 12:30 PM


Relax your brain, finish lunch, and stretch those muscles.

12:30 – 2:30 PM

Institutions Engaging in Transfer

Join Dr. John Gardner and Dr. Kristin Brooks in an interactive discussion around National and State Promising Transfer Practices. (Supporting content: Promising Practices for SC TransferJohn N. Gardner National Best Practices)

2:30 – 3:00 PM


Where do you go from here? Dr. Jessica Berry and Dr. Michael Igbonagwam will join participants to discuss next steps.