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Events

VIDEO: Bob Gibson, Gala 2010
May 5 2010 - 2:38pm

Sorensen's Executive Director Bob Gibson at the April 19, 2010 Gala celebration in Richmond.

VIDEO: John Hager, Gala 2010
May 5 2010 - 11:54am

John Hager is Chairman of the Sorensen Institute's State Advisory Board. He shared these comments to welcome guests to our 2010 Gala in Richmond on April 19.

PODCAST: HR Legislative Review: Higher Education Funding
May 3 2010 - 11:32am

In the face of historic tuition increases for Virginia colleges and universities, Bob Gibson asks the panel members if the General Assembly is balancing its budget on the backs of college students and their parents.

PODCAST: HR Legislative Review: Transportation in Hampton Roads
May 3 2010 - 11:31am

Ann Fladermeyer (PLP 2007), Chair of the Hampton Roads regional alumni association, presents the panel with this question about transportation in Hampton Roads.

PODCAST: HR Legislative Review:
May 3 2010 - 11:28am

Jen Little (PLP 2007), Chair of the Mathews County School Board, asks the panel about the long-term effects of budget cuts on schools and children in Virginia.

PODCAST: HR Legislative Review: Reducing the Size of Government
May 3 2010 - 11:27am

Event moderator Bob Gibson asks panelists what part of goverment they most want to see reduced.

PODCAST: HR Legislative Review: Exploring Virginia's Budget
May 3 2010 - 11:24am

Panel members respond to a question regarding the extent to which members of the General Assembly are actually involved in the budget process.

PODCAST: HR Legislative Review: Welcome and Introductions
May 3 2010 - 11:22am

On Wednesday evening April 28 the Sorensen Institute, Public Radio WHRO/WHRV, and the Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University sponsored our Second Annual Legislative Review session with members of the General Assembly from both sides of the aisle. This is the first in a series of podcasts from the event.

Politics and Policy in Virginia: Monday May 3 in Charlottesville
Apr 30 2010 - 9:22am


WHERE WILL YOU BE MONDAY NIGHT?

On Monday evening May 3 at 7pm the Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership and Sorensen's Charlottesville-area Alumni Association will host a discussion exploring politics and policy in Virginia today.

We will bring together veteran members of the Virginia political press corps who cover the General Assembly. Panelists will include: Bob Lewis (AP, Richmond Bureau), Chelyen Davis (Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star) , Christina Nuckols (Virginian-Pilot), Adam Rhew (NBC 29), and Anita Kumar (Washington Post). The event will be moderated by former political reporter and columnist, the Sorensen Institute's Bob Gibson.

This event is FREE and OPEN to the public. The Forum will be held at the V. Earl Dickinson Building, Main Stage Theatre at Piedmont Virginia Community College. This event is sponsored by State Farm.

A reception for panelists, Sorensen alumni and board members will be held from 6-7pm at the theatre.

See you on Monday!

Click here for the FACEBOOK page and to RSVP!

WaPo Reports on Sorensen Gala
Apr 21 2010 - 10:42am

The Washington Post reported on the Sorensen Institute's 2010 Gala which took place in Richmond Monday evening. Two hundred and seventy-five people turned out to support the Sorensen mission of bringing more trust, civility and respect to politics. Click here for the story.

Featured Alumni

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    Ashley Boyd Diette

    College Leaders Program

    Class of 2004

    Ashley is government teacher at Hampton Roads Academy and a former director of alumni development at Christopher Newport University. She previously served in both Governor Mark Warner's and Governor Tim Kaine's administrations. She also serves on the Sorensen Institute's Hampton Roads Regional Advisory Board.