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Spring 2018

 

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Understanding Women's Leadership

January 18, 2018
6:30 pm
Dina's Place
 
Co-Sponsored by the the Rock Hill AAUW, Dr. Karen Kedrowski will speak about Women's Leadership in SC.
   
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Palmetto Focus Series: Charter Schools

January 23, 2018
6:30 PM
Richardson Ballroom A
 
Guests will discuss the impact and role of charter schools in South Carolina.
   
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Representative James Smith, Democratic Candidate for Governor of South Carolina

January 30, 2018
7:00 PM
Richardson Ballroom A
   
Co-Sponsored by the Winthrop University College Democrats, Representative James Smith, and Democratic Candidate for Governor of South Carolina will speak about his vision for the State.
   
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Understanding the 2017 Tax Reform Law

February 6, 2018
7:00 PM
Kinard Auditorium (018)
   
Co-Sponsored by Americans for Prosperity, the AFP Director of Policy, Akash Chougule, who was recently selected to Forbes Magazine's 2016 "30 Under 30" for Law & Policy, will speak about Tax Reform in the United States. The event will be moderated by Dr. Hye-Sung Kim of the Winthrop Department of Political Science.
   
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Civic Inspiration for a New Generation: The Life and Legacy of Ambassador and Governor John C. West

February 12, 2018
7:00 PM
Dina's Place
   
A public lecture on Governor West on celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the West Forum, and its 10th anniversary at Winthrop. Dr. Blease Graham will deliver a lecture about Governor John West and his lasting legacies to South Carolina and United States at large.
   
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Winthrop Poll Talk

March 8, 2018
11:00 AM
Owens G01
  Dr. Scott Huffmon will discuss the results of the most recent Winthrop Poll.
   
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South Carolina Women and Women's Suffrage

March 8, 2018
6:30 PM
Dina's Place
   
Co-Sponsored by the Rock Hill AAUW, Dr. Karen Kedrowski will speak on South Carolina Women and Women's Suffrage.
   
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Palmetto Focus Series: Opioid Epidemic

April 10, 2018
6:30 PM
Richardson Ballroom A
   
Details forthcoming.
   
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Town Hall with Rock Hill City Leadership

May 8, 2018
6:30 PM
Richardson Ballroom
   
The West Forum and Alpha Phi Alpha Graduate Fraternity will host a live Town Hall with the Rock Hill City Leadership. Invitees will be the mayor and city council members. The city leaders will discuss key issues facing the city and their agenda for future growth.
   

 

Summer 2017

 

New Leadership South Carolina


Summer Institute
May 13-17, 2018
Winthrop University Campus
  The John C. West Forum on Politics and Policy at Winthrop University is pleased to partner with the College of Charleston to bring the NEW Leadership Summer Institute to South Carolina. NEW Leadership South Carolina is affiliated with the NEW Leadership Network created by the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University.  

For additional information visit the New Leadership South Carolina Homepage

Click here to apply online

 

 

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