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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uthor Marie Benedict speaks in Daniel Recital Hall

Converse welcomed author Marie Benedict as she discussed her acclaimed new novel, The Only Woman in the Room. Daniel Recital Hall was packed as Benedict explored her novels about women who played a pivotal role in history but were overlooked. A reception and book-signing afterward allowed students to meet and discuss the novel with Benedict…
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2018-19 Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) Academic Achievement Award logo

A total of 41 student-athletes from the Converse College Athletic Department were recipients of the 2018-19 Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) Academic Achievement Award. In total, there were 11,660 student-athletes from 185 institutions across Division II recognized for the prestigious award. Conference Carolinas made up 493 of those student-athletes. The D2 ADA made…
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Spanish language writing center in Mickel library

Dr. Stefania Licata officially opened the Spanish Writing and Language Center on September 2, 2019, in Mickel Library after a pilot program in Spring 2019. This center provides our students with one-on-one consultations on a variety of Spanish oral and writing language needs. Dr. Licata spoke about her motivation to provide this resource to Converse…
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Group photo of the class of 2023

The Class of 2023 is ready to take on the world! Despite the South Carolina August heat, there was a festive atmosphere yesterday as the campus helped move first-time Converse students into their new home. Faculty, staff, parents, alumni, and friends welcomed 263 new students hailing from 17 states and four countries. The new students…
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Schedule of soccer events

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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Photos of new field hockey recruits

Head field hockey coach Valerie Clarke is pleased to announce the arrival of 13 new members to the Valkyries team for the 2019 season. With a total roster of 18 players, Clarke has put together the largest team in the brief three-year history of the program. Clarke has put together the largest team in the…
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Photo of Morgan Rulevich

Converse College Director of Athletics Jennifer Bell is pleased to announce the hiring of Morgan Rulevich as the head coach of the Valkyries swimming team. “We are thrilled to have Morgan join our staff as our next swim coach,” Bell said. “Her experience as a student-athlete at the University of North Carolina – Asheville will…
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Alpha Lambda Delta logo

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 Tower

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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