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Intelligent.com has selected Converse College as having the top-ranked online Master’s in Gifted And Talented Education degree program in the Southeast. From the press release: Converse College has been recognized as a top-ranked institution offering the best online Master’s in Gifted and Talented Education Degree Programs by Intelligent.com. Converse College was listed among 30 other…
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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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Welcome to 2020! As we ring in the new year, we celebrate not only a new year but also a new decade. It gives us an opportunity to pause and reflect on what we have accomplished over the past ten years at Converse and set forth our vision for what we will accomplish in the…
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Converse College announces the Converse Promise, a scholarship program for South Carolina high school seniors who graduate in the top 10 percent of their class. Eligible students will receive up to the value of full tuition for up to eight semesters at Converse College. In order to qualify, students must graduate in the top 10…
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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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Converse College welcomes four new members to its Board of Trustees: Chris Dorrance, Senior Associate Consultant for School Strategies and Solutions Consulting; Rear Admiral Stephen I Johnson (Ret.), Chair and Executive Coach at Vistage International; Linda Layman Redding ’88, National Sales Manager at Wells Fargo Equipment Finance; and Elizabeth Findlay Vingi ’87, former O’Quinn Schools…
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On November 2, Converse hosted the South Carolina Junior Academy of Science’s (SCJAS) annual workshop, which enables high school teachers and students to participate in a full day of science-focused activities. The 2019 workshop included hands-on activities like shark dissection and virtual reality exploration, as well as research presentations and teacher professional development. Dr. Erin…
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Lisa Studstill ’20 has been chosen as the Conference Carolinas Women’s Swimmer of the Week. The league office made the official announcement on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. A senior out of Decatur, Ga., Studstill claimed four first-place finishes for Converse in a tri-meet with Chowan and Mars Hill. Individually, Studstill picked up top honors in…
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The Converse College tennis team was selected as the winner of a $500 Intercollegiate Tennis Association grant. The Valkyries, who completed more than 50 hours of community service in the month of October, were entered into a drawing with various other members of the ITA. Converse was randomly selected among all programs who completed at…
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