The Office of Alumnae and Donor Relations begins working with students as freshmen, sponsoring events to increase their awareness of the Association and of their responsibilities as future alumnae. After graduation, the Office of Alumnae and Donor Relations serves as their link to the College, keeping them informed and involved with the College, and recognizing them for their accomplishments.
HOW CAN ALUMNAE SUPPORT CONVERSE?
Betty Reynolds Oare '63, with a degree in history from Converse, has continued throughout her life to follow her passion of riding. Betty became an accomplished professional Hunter/Jumper rider during her career and has been winning awards since 1958. She is a Senior Judge with the United States Equestrian Foundation and has become one of the most notable and respected names in judging on the national equestrian circuit. Among her many honors, Betty has been named the Horsewoman of the Year by the Virginia Horseshow Association, received the American Hunter Jumper Foundation Sportsmanship Trophy, and has been inducted into the Washington International Horse Show Hall of Fame and the Virginia Horseshow Association Hall of Fame. Most recently, Betty was recognized with the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award by the United States Hunter Jumper Association in October. Betty is on the cover of their January 2014 magazine "In Stride".