decades, the Southeastern World Affairs Institute has provided
a gathering to discuss and learn about topics of world peace
with university faculty, United Nations officials, Ambassadors
of the United States and of other countries, journalists, and
business and community leaders. Recent topics of the Institute
2011 Going Green Around the Globe
2010 Global Issues - Local Responses
2009 Beyond Multilateralism - Responding to our Global Problems
2008 Trans-Atlantic Relations
2007 How Should the U.S.Deal with the Rest of the World? How Should the Rest of the World Deal with the U.S.?
historic campus of the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly provides
comfortable meeting rooms, tennis courts, playgrounds, a large
pool, hiking trails, a disc golf course and beautiful mountain vistas, providing a
tranquil location for intellectual discussions.