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 Valkyries new tennis coach 2020

Converse College Athletic Director Jenn Bell is pleased to announce the hiring of Alex Poda as the next head coach of the Valkyries tennis team. Poda will coach both the women and the recently announced men’s team. “We are very excited to have Alex join our staff,” said Bell. “He brings a wealth of knowledge…
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Converse Tower

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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President Newkirk presents Converse faculty and staff members with service awards

The Converse community celebrated the achievements of several faculty and staff members during the College’s annual Employee Appreciation Luncheon in April. Individuals were recognized with Converse’s Above & Beyond Awards, Years of Service Awards, and special recognition was made for those retiring at the end of the academic year for their service to the College….
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Molly Inclan and her class helped rock the tower this year

At the stroke of midnight on November 9, ‘Rock the Tower’ took over the Converse website and social media channels for the College’s second annual day of giving This 24-hour event raises support and awareness for the Converse Annual Fund, provides funding for student scholarships, supports initiatives that positively impact student and faculty retention, fuels…
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Representative Rita Allison presents the Order of the Palmetto to Betsy Fleming

South Carolina’s highest civilian honor, the Order of the Palmetto, was awarded to Converse College President Betsy Fleming during the College’s commencement ceremony on Saturday. It was Fleming’s final commencement service as ninth president of the college, as her eleven-year tenure ends next month. Governor Nikki Haley recognized Fleming for her impact at Converse and…
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During the annual Founder’s Day celebration last Friday, the Converse community was riveted by the poignant, humor-filled keynote address of MacArthur Foundation Fellow Ellen Bryant Voigt ’64, heartened by the well-deserved recognition of award winners, and filled with both laughter and tears as we celebrated our farewell for President Betsy Fleming.

The Converse College Board of Trustees will announce the College’s tenth president during an open forum Tuesday, April 19 at 12:30 pm in Daniel Recital Hall. Attendees will have the opportunity meet the president-elect following the event. The announcement will be streamed live for Converse alumnae, parents and friends around the world. The presidential search…
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The Girl Scouts of South Carolina – Mountains to Midlands selected two Converse women, Converse athletic director Joy Ayers Couch and alumna Dr. Fern Powell, as the 2015 Women of Distinction from the Cherokee, Spartanburg, and Union areas. The honorees were recognized for their service to others and impact on their community, and for demonstrating...
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Converse announces two key additions to the newly formed Division of External Affairs and University Relations: Charlotte Smeak Verreault ’79 as Vice President and Lindsey Duncan Graham as Director of Events, Camps, Conferences and Rentals. Both begin their employment with Converse on June 1. “It is exciting to be a part of the forward momentum…
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