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Richard W. Riley Hall

 
 
Richard W. Riley Hall Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott
1. Richard W. Riley Hall Marker
Inscription.
Named in honor of
Richard W. Wiley, Class of 1954
U.S. Secretary of Education, Governor of South Carolina
Legislator and Attorney
In recognition of his distinguished
service in high public office
and his lasting contributions
to the cause of education
in the state and the nation.

 
Erected 1993.
 
Location. 34° 55.433′ N, 82° 26.3′ W. Marker is in Greenville, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Click for map. Marker is located on the north side of the hall, on the campus of Furman University. Marker is in this post office area: Greenville SC 29617, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles H. Townes Center for Science (within shouting distance of this marker); Elizabeth Lyles Blackwell Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Marshall E. and Vera Lea Rinker Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); James Buchanan Duke Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Beatrice Dennis Plyler Fountain (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Milford Mall
Benefactors of Richard W. Riley Hall Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott
2. Benefactors of Richard W. Riley Hall
Furman University is indebited to the following
alumni and friends who, through their major
contributions to Riley Hall, have helped
give further generations of Furman students
access to the best available facilities
for high quality education.
(about 400 feet away); Herman N. Hipp Hall (about 400 feet away); Jane Fishburne Hipp Plaza (about 500 feet away); Furman Class of '05 September 11 Memorial (about 500 feet away); Minor Herndon Mickel Square (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Greenville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Richard Riley. Richard Wilson Riley (born January 2, 1933), American politician, was United States Secretary of Education under President Bill Clinton and Governor of South Carolina. (Submitted on May 3, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. South Carolina Governor Richard Wilson Riley. Richard Wilson Riley was born in Greenville County, South Carolina. (Submitted on May 3, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. The best governor in America - and you've never heard of him. The needy have found some unusual sanctuaries recently--USA for Africa, Hands Across America--but none more peculiar than South Carolina South Carolina, one of the most politically conservative states in the country. (Submitted on May 3, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

4. Furman University. Official website of Furman University. (Submitted on May 3, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
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Richard W. Riley Hall Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott
3. Richard W. Riley Hall
Richard W. Riley Hall is the home for the departments of mathematics and computer science. Among the many features of the building is a computer laboratory with workstations designed specifically for the study of mathematics. Riley Hall also has a mathematics learning resource center where students receive help in their studies or in finding materials used in certain courses. Mathematics majors are employed as assistants in the resource center, in the computer laboratory, and in help sessions for calculus students.
Richard W. Riley (1933-) Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott
4. Richard W. Riley (1933-)
S.C. House of Representatives (1963-1966)
S.C. Senate (1967-1977)
Governor of South Carolina (1979-1987)
U.S. Secretary of Education (1993-2001)
Fountains in View of Richard W. Riley Hall Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott
5. Fountains in View of Richard W. Riley Hall
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 659 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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