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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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History grad Sarah Smith

History grad Sarah Smith '15 received her MA in Medieval Studies from the National University of Ireland, Galway. Her dissertation focused on how the German Benedictine abbess and mystic Hildegard von Bingen’s views on social rank were impacted by the setting of the twelfth century. The National University of Ireland Galway ranks among the top 2% of…
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Jessica Williams math conference

Dr. Jessica Williams presented “A Novice Attempt at IBL Real Analysis," and "Effects of Active Learning on Precalculus Students' Beliefs” at the 2017 Joint Mathematics Meetings, the largest national mathematics conference. Dr. Williams was recently invited to give a talk at Winthrop University as part of their math colloquium series. The topic will be applications of…
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Biology student Kassidy Moorhouse

Senior Kassidy Moorhouse ’17  was accepted into the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at High Point University. Learn more about Biology at Converse...
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