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June 22-28Emerging Public Leaders program. Application is due Monday, April 21, 2014; to apply, click here.

July 19-25Teachers of Government program.

October 2Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award, Columbia

November: APEC Conference in China; dates yet to be determined. 

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The Riley Institute at Furman presents
An Evening with President Bill Clinton

7:00 p.m.   April 8, 2014
Peace Center for the Performing Arts

On Tuesday, April 8, President Bill Clinton delivered remarks in honor of former S.C. Governor and U.S. Secretary of Education Dick Riley and in support of the Riley Institute at Furman. 

Dick Riley, Furman alumnus and advisory board chair of the Riley Institute, served under President Clinton for eight years as U.S. Secretary of Education. Working together, he and President Clinton launched initiatives to raise academic standards, to improve education for the poor and disadvantaged, and to expand grants and loan programs to help more Americans go to college.

If you missed this event, click here to view the program in its entirety.