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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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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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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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