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Nationalist Fervor on the Rise in the U.S. and Europe

StraightTalk

Nationalist Fervor on the Rise in the U.S. and Europe

Presented in partnership with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Furman

Thursdays: August 29 and September 5 and September 12, 2019
Shaw Hall, Younts Conference Center (8/29 & 9/5) and McAlister Auditorium (9/12)
6:30 – 8 pm

StraightTalk: Who Gets to be American?

StraightTalk
Who Gets to be American? Immigration and the Fight for America’s Future

Presented in partnership with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Furman

Thursdays: August 30 and September 6 and October 1, 2018
Shaw Hall, Younts Conference Center
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

StraightTalk: Media and Politics in a Post-Truth Era

StraightTalk
Media and Politics in a Post-Truth Era

Presented in partnership with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Furman

Thursdays: August 24, 31 and September 7, 2017

StraightTalk: Riley/OLLI Summer Series

(l-r) Danielle Vinson, Chuck Todd, Katrice Hardy and Bob Inglis, 2017 Summer Series

StraightTalk SC: Education for Life: Working together to fulfill the promise of education

StraightTalk SC
Education for Life: Working together to fulfill the promise of education

Presented in partnership with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Furman

Tuesdays: June 7, 14, 21, 2016
Younts Conference Center, Shaw Hall, Furman University
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. each week

Summer Series Podcasts Now Available Online

StraightTalk SC: Crime and Punishment

StraightTalk SC
Crime and Punishment: Thinking Outside the Cell

Presented in partnership with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Furman

Tuesdays: July 21, July 28, August 4, and August 11, 2015
Younts Conference Center, Shaw Hall, Furman University
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. each week

Spent: Looking for Change 2014

StraightTalk SC FOLLOW UP SESSION!   CLP
Spent: Looking for Change     

Thursday, October 30, 7 - 8:15 p.m.
Burgiss Theater, Trone Student Center
Furman University

StraightTalk SC: Can't Win for Losing

StraightTalk SC
Can't Win for Losing:The Crisis of the Working Poor

Presented in partnership with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Furman

Tuesdays: July 22, July 29, August 5 and August 12, 2014
Younts Conference Center, Shaw Hall, Furman University
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. each week

StraightTalk: Healthcare Reform in SC

StraightTalk: Healthcare Reform in SC

Presented in partnership with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Furman

Wednesdays: July 17, July 24, July 31 and August 7, 2013
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. each week

If you missed the StraightTalk summer series, we have the entire series on a set of 4 DVD’s for sale for $15. The topic, Healthcare Reform in SC was discussed by front line decision makers and experts in the field throughout the four. If you are interested in purchasing a DVD set, please call the office at 294-2998 to order. 

Two South Carolinas: A Look at Disparities in Education, Justice and Health

StraightTalk

Two South Carolinas:  A Look at Disparities in Education, Justice and Health

Presented in partnership with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Furman

July 17, 24, 31 and August 7, 2012

The second annual summer lecture series brought experts and practitioners who provided data-driven presentations on the disparities that exist in the areas of education, justice, and health in South Carolina. Is our public education system addressing the needs of our state’s children?  How do the poor have access to legal services? How healthy is our state and how do we deliver healthcare to our states’ citizens?