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Duke Energy Awards Riley Institute $100,000 Grant

To read the press release in its entirety, click here; for an article that appeared in the Greenville Journal, click here; Furman press release.

September 19: Constitution Day

September 28: U.S. Ambassador Deborah Malac, Ambassador to Uganda

October 2 - 6White-Riley-Peterson Policy Fellowship

October 14: Dick and Tunky Riley WWSC Awards

October 24 - 28: Nick Galasso, Woodrow Wilson Fellow in Residence

November 13-19: APEC 2016 in Lima, Peru

November 15: Skip Gates

January 10, 2017: Wilkins Leadership Awards Dinner

February 10, 2017: Law & Society


July 13-16South Carolina United

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South Carolina United
July 13 - 16, 2016

Eleven Hollingsworth scholars from across South Carolina participated in the Riley Institute's tenth annual South Carolina United program. SC United provides these incoming Furman freshman with a time to explore pertinent issues that face South Carolina today.

Students participated in intentional games and exercises that build community and develop leadership skills as the scholars embrace diversity. To learn about policy issues, scholars hear from community leaders, policy advocates, and Furman professors who share their expertise. Scholars also worked in small groups to research a particular issue and to explore all perspectives on that issue. They then shared their findings in a creative way with their fellow scholars.

South Carolina United is an eye-opening 3 1/2 days. In addition to learning experiences and personal growth, fun excursions introduce scholars to their new Greenville community. This program is a wonderful introduction to a Furman education for these future leaders of South Carolina.

For more information on this program and the Hollingsworth scholars, click here