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Converse Tower

In collaboration with Converse College’s renowned Petrie School of Music and its Music Business and Technology program, Oregon-based startup Music Myway Inc. is releasing “Virtual Venue,” a plug-and-play hardware and software application that brings together the three most critical parts of a concert experience: artist, venue and fan. Converse will be the first educational institution…
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Marian Anderson Converse Bergmann

Meredith Bergmann, the artist who sculpted the Marian Anderson sculpture on Converse's front campus, created the winning design for The Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony Woman Suffrage Movement Monument Design displayed New York's Central Park.  The monument is in honor of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution and features…
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Dean Chandra Hopkins Converse

We are thrilled that Dr. Chandra Owenby Hopkins is the Converse recipient of the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) 2020 Excellence in Teaching award! SCICU annually recognizes one faculty member from each of their twenty member institutions across South Carolina. The nominees are liberal arts institution leaders, dedicated to students, not just as…
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Medical Technology LaShaunna Thomas Converse

While balancing her studies for a BS in Medical Technology, LaShaunna Thomas ’20 found the time to open the BASIC Training and Event Center in Wellford. The center will be utilized for event rentals, community support, family and business mentor-ship. Read more about what inspired LaShaunna to spearhead this community space. Explore Medical Technology at…
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Young Women Art Exhibition Converse

Converse College’s Department of Art and Design is now accepting entries for the 2021 Young Women in Art Juried Virtual Exhibition. South Carolina young women in grades 9 through 12 are invited to submit entries to the exhibition. This will be the last year to participate in Young Women in Art, as the college transitions…
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philosophy program Converse SC

Dr. Kevin DeLapp served as a judge at the Clemson University-Milliken & Company Ethics Competition in March. In addition, he had a paper on the early Jesuit reception of Confucianism accepted for presentation at the South Carolina Society for Philosophy. Dr. DeLapp was also accepted to the Council of Independent Colleges’ seminar on “New Currents…
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