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Summer Series

Straight Talk: Media and Politics in a Post-Truth Era

Straight Talk
Media and Politics in a Post-Truth Era

Thursdays: August 24, 31 and September 7, 2017

Summer Series with OLLI

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

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

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

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

Summer Series Podcasts Now Available Online

Straight Talk SC: Crime and Punishment

Straight Talk SC
Crime and Punishment: Thinking Outside the Cell

Straight Talk SC was approved for 6 hours CLE credit (1.5 hours each evening). 

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

Straight Talk SC: Can't Win for Losing

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

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

To view biographies, click here.

Straight Talk: Healthcare Reform in SC

Straight Talk: Healthcare Reform in SC

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

If you missed the Straight Talk 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

Summer Series

Two South Carolinas:  A Look at Disparities in Education, Justice and Health
July 17, 24, 31 and August 7

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?

The Legacy of the Civil War and the Long Road to Civil Rights

 

"Freedom March" by Stuart Hamilton

Summer Series

The Legacy of the Civil War and the Long Road to Civil Rights
July 26, August 2, 9, and 16, 2011

The Impact of the Civil War: Redefining America and Americans

In this first session, the audience was reminded of the lasting impact and memories of the war on our citizenry, our democracy and our national identity. For biographies and the program, July 26.