Riley Fellows in the News: September 8, 2021

Kathy Dudley Helms (Midlands, Fall 2007) of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. was named Distinguished Lawyer of 2021 by the South Carolina Bar Employment and Labor Law Section. Read more

Shawn Edwards (Lowcountry, Fall 2013) is now The Citadel’s chief inclusive excellence officer. Read more

Katrice Hardy (Upstate, Fall 2017) was named executive editor of The Dallas Morning News. Read more

Christina Melton (Upstate, Spring 2013) is now the South Carolina Department of Education’s director of assessment. Read more

Among those recognized by the Columbia Regional Business Report as 2021 Icons & Phenoms are Sara Fawcett (Midlands, Spring 2019), president and CEO of United Way of the Midlands; Dominik Mjartan (Midlands, Spring 2019), president and CEO of Optus Bank; and Amanda Loveday (Midlands, Spring 2017), COO of NP Strategy. Read more


We’re hiring! The Riley Institute is seeking a program director for South Carolina Afterschool Leaders Empowered (SCALE), a new statewide initiative that will equip afterschool and summer learning leaders with the tools they need to grow and improve out-of-school time programs. Applications are due September 12. Apply today