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Furman students at APEC

This year's APEC conference is taking place in Hawaii.

Four Furman students and two professors are currently in Hawaii for the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation conference.  As part of their duties at the conference, the students attended a meeting of the APEC Forum Finance Ministers hosted by U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.  The Furman students are participating in the conference through a program organized by APEC Voices of the Future.

The students in Hawaii this week, who are accompanied by Furman professors Cleve Fraser (Political Science) and Ken Peterson (Economics), are:

Katie Fearington, sophomore, Political Science and Poverty Studies major, Charlotte, N.C.

Chris Picardi, senior, Economics and Spanish major, Belmont, Ma.

Alyssa Richardson, senior,  Economics and Political Science major, Columbia

Jane Sanders, senior, Political Science and Spanish major, Charlotte, N.C.

Read the post by U.S. Department of the Treasury

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