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President Krista Newkirk is one of only 50 people selected by Greenville Business Magazine as one of the region's most influential people. President Newkirk was named Converse College’s tenth President in 2016. A respected and passionate leader with broad knowledge and experience across the higher education landscape, Newkirk brings to Converse a strong history of…
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Nigeria Davis '21 has been selected as the Conference Carolinas Women's Basketball Player of the Week. The league office made the official announcement on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Davis averaged 22 points and 12 rebounds per game last week for Converse. The junior forward from Newberry, S.C. shot an impressive 70.4 percent (19-of-27) from the…
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On November 16, the Converse family gathered with members of the Spartanburg community for the South Carolina debut of Ambassador Nikki Haley's book, With All Due Respect. During the fireside chat, moderated by Senator Tim Scott, Ambassador Haley gave attendees a behind-the scenes look at some of the lighthearted, poignant and deeply personal moments revealed…
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Dr. Sherry Fohr had her article "Spontaneous Interfaith Support: Using Social Media" published in The Interfaith Observer. Read the full article here. Learn More! Dr. Sherry Fohr Interfaith Studies at Converse
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Dr. Melissa Walker, George Dean Johnson, Jr. Professor of History Emerita, was a guest on Walter Edgar's Journal, a radio program exploring the arts, culture, history of South Carolina and the American South. Dr. Walker talks about the struggling economy, the crippling drought and the devastating boll weevil on the December 30, 2019 podcast titled,…
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Dr. Mirko Hall delivered a paper on the history of punkademia in German Studies at the annual conference of the German Studies Association in Portland, Oregon. He also provided the response to a panel on the political aesthetics of German punk in a global perspective. Dr. Hall and Professor Margaret Moore led a delegation of…
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