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Rendering of new junior suites housing at Converse College, to open fall 2017

Over the coming months, new suite-style junior housing will begin to rise on the east corridor of the back campus quad. The 120-student-bed facility will open in fall 2017, bringing the next phase of Converse College’s Housing Master Plan to fruition. “The 10-year Housing Master Plan was designed to impact every residence hall on campus,…
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Converse College Seal

Congratulations to the following undergraduate students who were named to the Spring 2016 Dean's List for their academic achievement: Arielle Marie Adornetto of Irmo, SC Sarah Rae Allen of Gaffney, SC Aubrey Taylor Andersen-Bakker of Salt Lake City, UT Macey Nichole Atkins of Gaffney, SC Julia Nicole Babic of Toronto, Canada Kelsey Erin Barber of…
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The Rainey Family

Breathing new life into historic materials from Spartanburg’s textile mill heritage, the new Rainey Amphitheater at Converse College was dedicated during a celebration held Friday, June 24th. Building materials for the project came from Clifton Manufacturing Company No. 2 Mill, which was built in 1888 by Converse founder Dexter Edgar Converse and dismantled in 2013.…
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Kayla Groller Appalachian Trail

Kayla Goller '16 is SOBO (southward bound) on the Appalachian Trail this summer. A Music and Business graduate of Converse, Kayla says it has been her dream for years to make the 2,200 mile hike from Maine to Georgia. On top of full-time studies as a music student, Kayla spent her junior and senior years…
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Emily Hardy NPR Music Internship

Join Emily Hardy on her internship journey in New York City as she works on the Jonathan Schwartz show for NPR. Emily talks about navigating NYC, getting food poisoning on her first day of work and gives us the inside scoop about what she's learned on the job. Emily is studying for both the BMA…
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Politics and Philosophy grad Amy Carter Whitfield

Amy Carter Whitfield '98 is breaking ground for women as the first female parliamentarian for the Southern Baptist Convention. A double major in Politics and Philosophy, Whitfield credits the writing and debating skills she developed here at Converse while participating in our Model Programs diplomatic simulation team. “She is Converse to the core." Dr. Joe Dunn,…
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