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Portrait of botanist Henry William Ravenel

Converse College is a partial recipient of two grants totaling $2.5 million. One grant is from the National Science Foundation (NSF) while the remaining allotment is from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The grants will appropriate funds to digitize both the Henry William Ravenel Collection, which is primarily owned by Converse College, and…
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During the annual Founder's Day celebration last Friday, the Converse community was riveted by the poignant, humor-filled keynote address of MacArthur Foundation Fellow Ellen Bryant Voigt ’64, heartened by the well-deserved recognition of award winners, and filled with both laughter and tears as we celebrated our farewell for President Betsy Fleming.In her keynote address, Ellen…
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The Converse College Board of Trustees will announce the College’s tenth president during an open forum Tuesday, April 19 at 12:30 pm in Daniel Recital Hall. Attendees will have the opportunity meet the president-elect following the event. The announcement will be streamed live for Converse alumnae, parents and friends around the world. The webcast is…
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Converse’s Ravenel Collection Digitized

Cristal Carreno '17 and Grace Frazor '17 spent last summer digitizing the herbarium as part of the project funded by a $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation. Dr. Doug Jensen is leading the digitization aspect of the project and working with the South Carolina project coordinators associated with this grant. Learn more about Biology at Converse...
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Professor Elliott Lego Love: Art Integration with Legos

Dr. Susanne Floyd Gunter and Professor Andrea Elliott conducted workshops for the Olde English Consortium Fine Arts Professional Development Conference. Dr. Gunter presented, “Jazz Up Your Sketchbooks,” while Professor Elliott led, “Lego Love: Art Integration with Legos.” Learn more about Art Education at Converse...
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Former head delegate of Converse’s Model Programs, Julie Edwards '15, won the University of Richmond Law School’s first and second year "negotiation competition." The negotiation team is one of Richmond Law's most prestigious distinctions. Learn More! Model Programs English at Converse
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