Converse soccer Rob Miller

Converse College has selected Rob Miller as the head coach for the Valkyries’ inaugural men’s soccer team. Miller comes to Converse from Truett McConnell University, where he currently serves as the head coach and has coached for the last five years. “Rob Miller brings a wealth of experience and a level of passion for men’s…
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Converse athletics Valkyries

Alexis Forbes ’22 of the Converse College acrobatics and tumbling team has been named to the 2020 NCATA All-Academic Team as announced by the league today. In addition, 10 other Valkyries were listed on the 2020 NCATA Academic Honor Roll. Alexis is a repeat selection on the NCATA All-Academic Team in 2020. The junior currently…
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Converse co-ed Fall 2020

Converse College has announced updates to the 2020 Commencement, summer sessions, and Fall term. Commencement Converse invites the community to join them in celebrating their seniors as they host their virtual Baccalaureate service at 5 pm EST on Friday, May 15, 2020 and virtual Commencement ceremony at 9:30 am EST on Saturday, May 16, 2020….
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Esports Converse

Converse College announces its inaugural Esports athletics program, with the anticipation that the full Valkyries Esports team will be recruited for fall 2021. The Esports team will be one of two co-educational teams across the roster of Converse athletics. “The addition of Esports will encourage talented students to consider Converse as their college home,” said…
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Dean Chandra Owenby Hopkins Converse College for Women

Converse College announces it has named Dr. Chandra Owenby Hopkins as the first Dean of the Converse College for Women, effective July 1, 2021. Converse announced in February 2020 that it would be expanding its undergraduate residential program from single-gender to co-educational, and changing its name from college to university while maintaining the Converse College for...
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Randy Loggins Converse Athletics

Converse College announces it has hired Randy Loggins as the Valkyries’ Deputy Director of Athletics. Loggins joins the Converse athletics staff after spending the last thirteen years at Tusculum University, where he held several positions, most recently as the Associate Athletic Director of Operations. “By bringing Randy to Converse, we are adding depth to our…
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Data Science Program SC

Bank of America has awarded $145,000 to Converse in support of the college’s new data analytics program. Converse will use the funds to design an engaging space that encourages classroom participation and active problem solving, and that includes interactive platforms for students to share in real-time the work they are doing with the instructor and…
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Converse basketball

Converse College has selected Ryan Saunders as the head coach for the Valkyries’ inaugural men’s basketball team. Saunders comes to Converse from Belmont Abbey College, where he currently serves as the associate head coach and has coached for the last five years. He began his career at Barry University. During his time at Belmont Abbey,...
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Converse co-ed Fall 2020

Converse College has announced that the Converse Board of Trustees unanimously approved the admission of men into the undergraduate residential cohort beginning in fall 2020, one year earlier than anticipated. The College announced in February 2020 that the coeducational undergraduate residential component would be implemented beginning fall 2021. The Board noted that the unprecedented COVID-19…
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Founder's Day Converse College 2020

See how Converse celebrated Founder's Day this year! Converse celebrated Founder's Day virtually this year! Check out everyone from the Converse community who joined us this year by posting a photo on social media with the hashtag #converseway! Please watch our special message from President Newkirk as we commemorated 130 years!