Dr. Harry Shucker received his B.A. degree in history from Furman University in 1966, his M.Ed. in Student Personnel Services in August of 1972 from the University of Georgia and his Ed.D. in Student Personnel Services from the University of South Carolina in 1987. After returning from duty in Vietnam in 1968, he worked at Furman for 40 years holding various administrative posts. Harry retired as Vice President for Student Services in December, 2007 after 22 years in that position. During his career in higher education, he made numerous presentations to professional organizations, corporations, and community groups as well as serving as a keynote speaker on several occasions. Dr. Shucker and his wife, Pam, a writer, naturalist, and science teacher, have two children and two grandchildren.

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Life is Like a Box of Chocolates

Just as the proverbial box of chocolates in the movie Forrest Gump, every day will have a different “flavor” than the last: You never know what you are going to get. This session is designed to assist those in every level of responsibility who are seeking ways to better balance their personal and professional lives. Each participant will develop their own roadmap based on Stephen Covey’s and Richard Carlson’s writings.

Back From The Future: How A Parent's Actions Today will Affect Their Children Tomorrow

  • John Jones Award for Outstanding Performance as a Senior Student Affairs Officer
  • University of Georgia Outstanding Masters Alumni Award
  • Alester G. Furman, Jr., and Janie Earle Furman Award for Meritorious Academic Advising
  • Calder D. Ehrmann Outstanding Individual Award
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