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2017 graduates on back campus lawn

Throughout their four years at Converse, the Class of 2017 has explored their interests, developed their individual passions, and honed their personal definitions of success. They leave our gates as passionate, service-oriented citizens who stand ready to make a positive difference in their professions and communities. Converse awarded Bachelor’s degrees to 179 women during the…
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SHAED band photo

Written by Sara Grace Salley '18 If SHAED, an up-and-coming alt-pop trio from Washington, D.C., isn’t on a stage or wolfing down Mexican food, they’re probably swapping their favorite books--fantasy novels that inspire their psychedelic music, which mimics the creative use of color, light and shade found in the pages. “Under the tagline, ‘We make…
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The Inaugural Ball

name="inaugurationday" Friday, April 21 was a mile marker in the history of Converse College as we celebrated the investiture of our tenth president, Krista L. Newkirk, JD. Festivities ran from mid-morning until late in the evening and included a formal inauguration ceremony, the launch of a new tradition with the Converse Mace, a celebratory lunch…
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Margaret Park Meg Hanna Tominaga Mary Carlisle

Dr. Margaret Park (Assistant Professor of Education), Meg Hanna Tominaga (Assistant Professor of Theatre), and Mary Carlisle (Visiting Assistant Professor of Art), presented “Exploring the Arts from a Cultural Perspective,” at the South Carolina Council for Exceptional Children Conference in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Learn More! Margaret Park Meg Hanna Tominaga Mary E. Carlisle  
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Professor of Piano Doug Weeks

Dr. Doug Weeks presented a lecture and demonstration at the Texas Music Teachers Association State Conference in Dallas, Texas. Titled "Debussy Preludes Bk. 2: Creating the Illusion of Orchestral Color," the lecture focused on the use of the sostenuto pedal to create contrasting articulation planes. Learn More! Dr. Doug Weeks Music at Converse
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Briana Hill

Briana Hill ’18 was invited to participate in the 2017 summer undergraduate research program at Furman University sponsored by the National Institutes of Health. She will be working in Dr. Linnea Freeman’s research laboratory in this salaried position for the 10-week program. Explore Biology at Converse...
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