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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alpha lambda delta 2020 Converse inductees

Converse students were honored during the Alpha Lambda Delta induction ceremony. Congratulations to our new inductees: Anna Allen Sara Barrett Emma Baum Summer Baxter Morgan Berndt Rachel Black (Nisbet Honors) Megan Booty (Nisbet Honors) Aimee Boudreau Angela Brobson (Nisbet Honors) Kaitlin Brown Madison Buisch (Nisbet Honors) Delaney Coldren (Nisbet Honors) Sharon Cole Claudia Comer Brenda…
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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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Valentina Aparicio of Germany holds her Converse scholarship award packet

By Courtney Hammett ’19 Thanks to one remarkable alumna, Tina Rohner ’07, Converse is providing a four-year scholarship for an international tennis player beginning in the fall of 2018. Valentina Aparicio, an 18-year-old from Buenos Aires, Argentina, will join the Valkyries tennis team and study math and physics. “Creating this scholarship is a great opportunity for…
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MLK Day 2017

Finding ways to positively impact the community is an ongoing tradition at Converse, and this year’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service brought faculty, staff and students together with others across Spartanburg in a united effort to serve. Converse’s soccer team worked with senior volunteers at the United Way to write thank-you cards…
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Converse College Seal

Congratulations to the following undergraduate students who were named to the Spring 2016 Dean’s List for their academic achievement: Arielle Marie Adornetto of Irmo, SC Sarah Rae Allen of Gaffney, SC Aubrey Taylor Andersen-Bakker of Salt Lake City, UT Macey Nichole Atkins of Gaffney, SC Julia Nicole Babic of Toronto, Canada Kelsey Erin Barber of…
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Faculty Panel Discussion aboutTerrorism

Three Converse faculty members will participate in a panel discussion to explore historical, religious and political aspects of terrorism in our world today. “ISIS: War with the West” will be held Monday, Nov. 30 at 8 p.m. in Daniel Recital Hall on the Converse campus, and is open to the public with free admission. The…
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Two members of Converse’s Nisbet Honors Program have been selected for top national awards. Meagan Kusek ’12 of Owens Cross Roads, Al., is the fourth Converse student or alumna to receive a Fulbright Teaching Assistantship in the last four years; and Lindsay Eller ’13 of Spartanburg, S.C. is the second Converse student to receive a…
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by Stephen Largen of the Spartanburg Herald-Journal Converse College treated student Stephanie Jennings with a level of attention and coaching more commonly associated with a star athlete. Soon after the graduating senior from Spartanburg arrived on campus four years ago, a group of professors realized she had great academic potential. Their confidence in Jennings paid…
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