Throughout its history, Converse has benefited from the financial commitment demonstrated by many great benefactors—alumnae, parents, friends, trustees, faculty, staff, corporations, and foundations. The following Giving Societies celebrate the College’s most dedicated and generous donors.
All who contribute to the Converse Annual Fund at The Leadership Society level or higher are invited to the College’s annual donor event each spring.
Membership in a Lifetime Giving Society is Converse’s most prestigious recognition for the generosity of donors. Membership in the following societies are based on their cumulative giving over time.
- Wilson Society: $1,000,000
- Pell Society: $500,000 – $999,999
- Gwathmey Society: $250,000 – $499,999
- Carmichael Society: $100,000 – $249,999
- Coleman Society: $50,000 – $99,999
Miss Gee Legacy Society
The Miss Gee Legacy Society is comprised of those wishing to leave a lasting legacy to Converse by including the College in their will or by making a planned gift. Learn more about the Miss Gee Legacy Society and how you can be included.
Annual giving societies recognize donors who contribute to the Converse Annual Fund.
Your ongoing support of the Converse Annual Fund helps bridge the gap between tuition and the actual cost of a Converse education by funding scholarships, programming, campus maintenance, and providing critical operational support.
The Leadership Society
The Leadership Society recognizes Converse donors who invest $1,000 during a fiscal year, helping Converse to empower students with the voice, value and vision to effect positive change in the world.
The Purple and Gold Society
The Purple & Gold Society recognizes annual donors who give for three or more consecutive fiscal years at Converse, regardless of gift designation. Converse thanks all of you for consistently supporting our students and the unique educational experience they receive on this campus.
The Valkyries Club
The Valkyries Club is the official booster organization of the Converse Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. As a member, you will join a host of enthusiastic Valkyries supporters including everyone from Converse alumni, parents, students, faculty and staff to area businesses and friends of Converse. Your membership is crucial in providing financial support for student-athletes.