Skip to main content
News

‘The epitome of honorable public service’

Richard W. Riley regularly meets with members of Emerging Public Leaders, a Riley Institute program for rising high school seniors.

On Monday, Aug. 6, Furman alum Richard W. Riley ’54 will be honored as the University of South Carolina opens a collection of Riley’s papers to the public. President Bill Clinton is scheduled to speak at the event. Prior to the ceremony, The Greenville News wrote about the years of Riley’s exceptional public service, which includes serving two terms as South Carolina governor and another two terms of U.S. Secretary of Education under President Clinton.

 

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Last updated .

More in Public Engagement

ues advisory council

UES engages business community with Advisory Council

The UES Advisory Council, which convenes Jan. 31, includes Upstate business and community leaders, and Furman alumni and instructors.

church music conference

Festive Evensong service concludes Church Music Conference Jan. 25

The traditional sung Anglican service of evening prayer takes place at Christ Church in downtown Greenville and is led by conference clinician Bruce Neswick of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral.

Pop culture phenom

Alum Austin Watson ’08, aka Xavier Woods, makes his mark in the WWE Universe.

“Touch every corner”

Furman alum Randy Eaddy '76 is the guest speaker and honoree at the Delta Arts Center in Winston-Salem, N.C.