Shaw was chair of Furman's board of trustees in the early 1990s. She is chair of The Duke Endowment board.
Former South Carolina Governor and U.S. Secretary of Education Dick Riley presented the inaugural OneSouthCarolina Partners in Progress Award.
Furman is included in the 209 "Best Value" schools, earning a spot among the approximately 650 schools surveyed.
The two-year course, which has been in a pilot phase, will be required for all first- and second-year students starting in Fall 2022.
The award, from the American Bar Foundation, is for achievement in law and education
Cathy Stevens implores lawmakers to consider the need for medical cannabis for treating symptoms of genetic disorders and other serious illnesses.
Elizabeth Davis contributes an article that focuses on the keys to thriving communities.
The program was recognized with the Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award for Excellence for its contributions to South Carolina public education.
Riley Institute's Cathy Stevens goes on record about the importance of after-school programs especially in the wake of a pandemic.
Witherspoon '06 has served as a member of the Furman University Alumni Board and in other community roles.