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A Tesla with the Valkyrie on the side, driven by alumna Karen Thomas

By Ella B. Webster ’20 “Who would have thought, when I was sitting in biology class as a student, that one day I would know how to ship a car from coast to coast?” laughs Dr. Karen Thomas. Thomas is a Converse alumna, a long-practicing chiropractor, a wife, and a mother. In addition, she’s a…
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Converse is now a doctoral degree-granting institution after the recent approval of its request for a level-change by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).  In addition, SACSCOC approved Converse’s first program, a Doctorate of Education in Professional Leadership. “This is an historic milestone for Converse and, with more than 50…
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Dear Converse Family, Happy 2019! The New Year is full of promise for Converse College as we celebrate successes of 2018 and make an exciting major news announcement to kick off 2019. We give thanks for many accomplishments in 2018, including: Our first degree program launch at the University Center in Greenville: the MAT in Early…
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Lisa Hase-Jackson's poetry collection, Flint & Fire, was selected as the winner of the Hilary Tham Capital Collection (HTCC). HTCC is an imprint of The Word Works, which features juried selections from poets who volunteer for literary nonprofits and promote contemporary poetry. Explore the low-residency MFA at Converse…
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Professor of History Emerita Dr. Melissa Walker co-edited a new book about diverse Southern women for University of South Carolina Press with Giselle Roberts at LaTrobe University in Australia. Southern Women in the Progressive Era: A Reader, includes nine selections of women telling their own stories about various aspects of Southern life in the first…
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Dr. Edna Steele, along with Nisbet Honors students Christina Turner ’21 and Kennedy Anderson ’21, attended the 2018 Alpha Lambda Delta National Leadership Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. Steele taught two workshop sessions for high school students at the South Carolina Junior Academy of Science Annual Fall Workshop held at Columbia College. Learn More! Dr.…
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