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Converse College and the Alumnae Association Board extend sincere appreciation to outgoing board president, Caroline Morris ’64, for her outstanding service to the Alumnae Association Board and to the College. Morris, who concluded her two-year term as president on June 30, has served the Board in multiple capacities and on several committees for more than…
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Valentina Aparicio of Germany holds her Converse scholarship award packet

By Courtney Hammett ’19 Thanks to one remarkable alumna, Tina Rohner ’07, Converse is providing a four-year scholarship for an international tennis player beginning in the fall of 2018. Valentina Aparicio, an 18-year-old from Buenos Aires, Argentina, will join the Valkyries tennis team and study math and physics. “Creating this scholarship is a great opportunity for…
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Chamber Music on the Hill participants

Members of the Spartanburg community can enjoy a series of free chamber music concerts through July 5 at Converse College, performed by participants in Chamber Music on the Hill (aka CMOTH). The three-week intensive camp educates and nurtures young musicians in the art of chamber music, with a focus on cultivating musicianship, leadership skills, and…
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Professor of chemistry Jennifer Hawk

Dr. Jennifer Hawk is the recipient of a Christian Scholars Foundation grant. The Christian Scholars Foundation encourages and supports Christian faculty. The foundation also strives to encourage faculty in their effort to integrate Christian faith and academic endeavor. Dr. Hawk plans to use the grant money to continue a scientific research project she has been…
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Converse Interfaith Studies program

A recent article cites Converse's Interfaith Studies program as part of an emerging best practice within religious studies. Converse's Interfaith Studies Program is designed to prepare students for interfaith dialogue and cooperation in any career field they choose, in light of the growing presence of interfaith dynamics in different professional settings. The program was developed…
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Alexis Turner Bard NYC internship

Mathematics major and Computer Science minor Alexis Turner ’19 (Nisbet Honors) is spending her summer in New York. Alexis is part of the Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program, where she takes classes on international affairs and has a full-time internship. “I'm a programs intern at the Business Council for International Understanding which is located…
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