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News release: National election experts to speak during virtual series presented by the Riley Institute and OLLI at Furman with South Carolina ETV
Robert Costa, moderator for PBS’s Washington Week; Allison Riggs, interim director of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice; and Don Gonyea, national political correspondent for NPR, are among more than
Riley Fellows in the News: July 8, 2020
Russell Booker (Upstate, Fall 2009) is slated to become executive director of the Spartanburg Academic Movement and diversity and economic inclusion consultant for the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce. Read
Riley Fellows in the News: June 25, 2020
Michael Mikota (Midlands, Spring 2015) was named president of Spartanburg Community College. Read more. Damon Qualls (Upstate, Fall 2019), principal of Monaview Elementary School, was named Greenville County Schools administrator
Tribute to Bill White
The Richard W. Riley Institute at Furman staff were profoundly saddened upon hearing about the passing of Bill White, Chairman of the Board of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, and
News release: We must act now to dismantle structural racism
In large cities and small towns across America and around the globe, hundreds of thousands have marched in protest of racial discrimination and the police killings of black Americans. Galvanized
Riley Fellows in the News: June 11, 2020
Aimee Crouch (Midlands, Spring 2016), SCETV News director, was selected as a Public Media Women in Leadership ambassador. Read more. Jeff Graves (Upstate, Fall 2003) was named president and CEO