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Athletic Director Jennifer Bell and the Converse College Athletics Department are proud to announce the hiring of Alexandria “Allie” Alaman as the head coach of the Valkyries acrobatics and tumbling team, Gabriella Bigos as the head coach of the Valkyries lacrosse program and Jim Brunelli as the head coach of the Valkyries basketball team. Allie…
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By Monica Jones ‘03 Ten years is a milestone worth celebrating, and Converse College’s Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program will be commemorating in fine style on Thursday, June 6, 2019, with two exciting events in two different venues. Kicking off this salute to the MFA program and its graduates’ accomplishments, a reception…
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The Class of 2019 process across Johnson Plaza

Throughout their four years at Converse, the Class of 2019 has explored their interests, developed their individual passions, and honed their personal definitions of success. They leave our gates as passionate, service-oriented citizens who stand ready to make a positive difference in their professions and communities. On Saturday, May 18, Converse held commencement ceremonies for...
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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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In celebrating the founding of Converse College this year, the community gathered to hear a 2007 graduate share her advice on creating a community in a world where there are so many barriers to engaging with each other. The Student Government Association also unveiled their theme for the coming year, “Sharing The Past, Empowering the…
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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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The following undergraduate students were named to the Dean’s List for Fall 2018. Converse congratulates these students on their academic achievement! Andrea La Velle Abercrombie of Greenville, SC Amy Cathryn Allen of Clover, SC Sydney Lorene Allen of Gaffney, SC Lauren Bishop Anderson of Spartanburg, SC Valentina Aparicio of Chascomus, Argentina Kathryn Nerys Apple of…
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The Upstate community is invited for a free professional development and networking event at Converse College on Friday, March 8. Converse’s annual President’s Leadership Forum will host Cathy Bessant, chief operations and technology officer for Bank of America, for a fireside chat moderated by Converse President Krista Newkirk at 3 p.m. in the Barnet Room…
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