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January 13, 2015: Wilkins Legislative and Civic Awards Dinner

January 29-30, 2015: Law & Society Series

March 23, 2015: Robert Musil, Woodrow Wilson Fellow in Residence

March 27-28, 2015: EPL Presentations2014-15 Class

June 21-27, 2015: Emerging Public Leaders Program 2015. Please click here to apply; deadline for application is Friday, May 1, 2015.

July 18-24, 2015: Teachers of Government Program 2015. To apply, click here; deadline for application is Friday, March 27, 2015.


July - August: Straight Talk SC: Can't Win for Losing

September 4: Andrew Michta, Ph.D., "U.S., Russia and Crisis in Ukraine: How Bad Can This Get?"

September 17Constitution Day, Watkins Room in the Trone Student Center, 4 p.m.

September 22-23China's Environmental Crisis: Is There a Way Out

October 2Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award

October 5-10WRP Class of 2014-15

October 21:  Gubernatorial Debate at Furman, McAlister Auditorium

October 30StraightTalk SC FOLLOW UP SESSION! Spent: Looking for Change. 


Check our calendar for all events at the Riley Institute including the Diversity Leaders Initiative and the Center for Education Policy and Leadership


The Tenth Annual Wilkins Awards Dinner
Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center
January 13, 2015

To register, click here.
For sponsorship opportunities, please call 864-235-8330

On January 13, 2015, the Riley Institute will host our Tenth Annual Wilkins Legislative and Civic Leadership Awards Dinner at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.  Make plans now to join us as we honor one legislative and one civic leader in South Carolina for their excellent leadership in our state. 

In a time when civility in public discourse and cooperative bipartisanship are critical to making progress in our state, South Carolina’s citizens look to their leaders to put aside differences and work together for the good of our state. This “putting aside of differences” requires qualities of civility, integrity, compassion, vision, and courage.

For more information, click here.