Monday, April 9, 2012

April 17 - Learn about the SC sport diver program at the ASSC Hilton Head Chapter meeting

ASSC Hilton Head Chapter-April 17th 7 PM

Hilton Head, SC: The Archaeological Society of South Carolina, Hilton Head Chapter will host their next meeting at the Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, April 17th at 7 PM. SCIAA's Ashley Deming will be speak on the SC sport diver program.

Ashley Deming manages the Sport Diver Archaeology Management Program. Deming received a BA in Anthropology from Western Michigan University. After finishing her degree, she went to work as an Education and Outreach Specialist for Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Alpena, Michigan.
She then went on to obtain a MA in Maritime Archaeology and History from the University of Bristol in Bristol, England. From the SCIAA field office in Charleston, Ashley focuses on public archaeology and outreach as well as managing the Hobby Diver licensing program. Ashley is also the maritime archaeologist on staff for the Charleston field office.

This talk will be expecially pertient since this year's Archaeology Month in October will feature underwater archaeology in the State.
Upcoming Events:
  • April 14th ASSC Annual Conference, University of SC, Columbia, SC registration on line or at 8:30 am at Belk Auditorium, Close/Hipp Building, USC campus.
  • May 5, 9 am field trip to the Savannah Railroad Museum car pooling from Coastal discovery Museum at Historic Honey Horn
  • May 17th, 7 PM meeting, Dr. Chester DePratter- Charlesfort and 450th Anniversary of the Landing of Jean Ribaut
  • May 25th-- 1:30 pm 450th Anniversary of Jean Ribaut Landing Ceremony at Charlesfort (Parris Island, SC)

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