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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 on…
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MLK Day 2017

Finding ways to positively impact the community is an ongoing tradition at Converse, and this year's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service brought faculty, staff and students together with others across Spartanburg in a united effort to serve. Converse's soccer team worked with senior volunteers at the United Way to write thank-you cards…
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Commencement speaker Kimilee Bryant

Converse College's Class of 2017 has announced that leading Broadway performer and Converse alumna Kimilee Bryant '88 will give the commencement address at the graduation ceremony on May 20. Bryant performed the role of 'Christine' in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway, as well as in Switzerland and Toronto. She is the…
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Margaret Moore

Professor Margaret Moore presented a paper, "The Ride of the Valkyries: The Evolution of Athletics and Sport at a Southern Women's College," co-authored with Dr. Joe Dunn, at the South Carolina Historical Association Conference. Learn More! Professor Margaret Moore Athletics at Converse
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Kelly Kennedy MMFT

Dr. Kelly Kennedy is currently working on a mentorship project aiming to connect new marriage and family therapists (MFT’s) with more experienced MFTs. This project supports efforts to get more millennials connected to the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE). Converse's Marriage & Family Therapy Master's program is one of 86 master's…
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interior design

Sandy Cullen '17 was awarded first-place in the Otto Zenke Student Design Competition at the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Carolinas luncheon. The award was two-fold: a monetary award went to both Sandy and the Interior Design Program at Converse. Sandy was accompanied by Professor Ruth Beals. Learn More! Interior Design at Converse Converse…
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