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20th Anniversary

2019 is the Riley Institute's 20th Anniversary!
October 3, 2019

Join us October 3rd at 5:30 p.m. in Younts Conference Center for a celebration of Dick Riley (free admission), followed by a party on Cherrydale Lawn to celebrate our 20th anniversary including a BBQ and oyster roast with music from the legendary Mac Arnold & Plate Full O’Blues ($60 per person). Click here to register.

On October 22, 1999, former S.C. Governor and U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley announced the launch of the Riley Institute at Furman University. The Institute’s goal was to “bring the world to Furman” for the benefit of Furman students and the community. It hoped to attract political figures and prominent journalists, to support students’ work in Washington and overseas, and to bring scholars in residence to Furman.

Now, in its 20th year, these goals have become realities, and the Institute has matured into a thriving enterprise that benefits Furman, its students, and community members across the state. The Institute is focusing on principled leadership in its year-long 20th anniversary celebration.

It’s time to remember!

Take a walk down memory lane on our scrollable timeline.

It’s time to share!

We will be telling stories of impact throughout the year. If you have a story to tell about your experience with Dick Riley or the Riley Institute, please share it with us.

It’s time to celebrate!

Join us October 3rd for a celebration of Dick Riley, including a BBQ and oyster roast with music from the legendary Mac Arnold & Plate Full O’Blues. Click here to register.

 

                    

 

For media inquiries, contact:

Summer Ramsey Dickson
Director of Marketing
(864) 294-3368
summer.ramseydickson@furman.edu