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Wilson Tower at Converse College

Converse College announces two new members of its Board of Trustees and five current members beginning second terms. Christi Epps of Lexington, S.C. begins her first term on the Board; and Marsha Gibbs of Spartanburg, S.C., rejoins the Board after having served three previous terms. Trustees continuing their service with a second consecutive term are…
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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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Politics Professor Joe Dunn

Dr. Joe Dunn was a lead researcher, writer and fact checker for Smithsonian's new commentary book, The Vietnam War: The Definitive Illustrated History. Dr. Dunn was recently interviewed by Ubelong, a DC based international agency involved in humanitarian and reconciliation work globally. He discussed Ubelong’s current photo and interview project on surviving North Vietnam veterans…
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art lounge internship

Aquarius Lawson ‘18 didn’t have to go far from the Converse campus for a compelling internship experience. She spent her summer interning with The Art Lounge on East Main Street. The Art Lounge specializes in custom framing and its gallery features more than 20 local artists. Aquarius said, “I had never framed anything before going…
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Chemistry student Mikayla Santoro

Mikayla Santoro ’18 spent her summer interning in the Toxicology Department of the SC Law Enforcement Division. With her future focused on pursuing a career in forensics and toxicology this chance to shadow forensic analysts and forensic technicians was a rare opportunity for Mikayla. Her role primarily involved performing data mining, contributing to the department's…
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