2019-2020 School of the Arts preview

Live performance thrills the soul and connects our community, but did you know it could help you live longer? Recent research from the California Institute of Technology finds that social isolation and small screen use can cause a build-up of deadly toxins in the brain. But, have no fear, the School of the Arts at…
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Director of Athletics Jennifer Bell announced on Tuesday, Aug. 13 that Scott Fogarty has been named the newest coach of the Converse College soccer program. Fogarty brings a wealth of knowledge to the Purple and Gold and will look to hit the ground running with preseason just around the corner. “We are more than excited…
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Converse is one of only four schools in the nation to receive the Order of the Torch Award from the National Council of Alpha Lambda Delta.  Alpha Lambda Delta is a national honor society and the Order of the Torch Award goes to institutions who do the most outstanding work promoting student academic success during…
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Converse is honored to recognize the following students for their academic excellence during the 2019 Spring Term: Kendel Abrams (Nisbet Honors) Amy Allen Sydney Allen (Nisbet Honors) Kennedy Anderson (Nisbet Honors) Valentina Aparicio (Nisbet Honors) Kathryn Apple Kelsey Ashmore Victoria Bailey Tracy Barnett Emilee Batson Dakota Belcher Nancy Bell Taylor Birch (Nisbet Honors) Ashlyn Bishop…
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A Memorial service will be held for Dr. Charles Morgan on May 30th at 5:00 p.m. in The Daniel Recital Hall. You can read the obituary here. The Converse community mourns the passing of former Professor and longtime Converse supporter Charles (Charlie) Morgan, who died peacefully in his home Thursday, May 2, 2019, surrounded by…
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Upstate area adults who started college but never finished their degree have the opportunity to complete it through a new program offered by Converse College at the University Center in Greenville (UCG). Converse College’s coeducational Degree Completion Program will start in June and is accepting applications now. Leading to a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in…
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Converse announces the promotion and award of tenure for the following faculty members, as approved by the Board of Trustees in February: Dr. Will Case – promoted to associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry and awarded tenure Dr. Susanne Gunter – promoted to associate professor of art and awarded tenure Dr. Julie Jones – promoted…
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The Converse College Class of 2019 announces that Carla Harris, vice chairman and managing director at Morgan Stanley, will give the commencement address during their graduation ceremony on Saturday May 18, 2019. An accomplished author, singer and corporate leader, Harris has become a global advocate for increasing access and opportunity in the corporate sector and…
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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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Converse College welcomes four new members to its Board of Trustees: Philip Asherman, retired President and CEO of Chicago Bridge & Iron in The Woodlands, Texas; Debra Clements, Chief Administrative Officer, Senior General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Milliken & Company in Spartanburg; Wallace Davison Prestwood ’89, Senior Vice President for Bank of America in…
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