Steffi kong Converse Tennis

Psychology and Biochemistry major, and tennis player Steffi Kong ’20 has been named the Conference Carolinas Women’s Tennis Player of the Week. The conference office made the official announcement on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. A senior from Singapore, Kong won both of her singles matches at No. 1 singles last week in straight sets. She…
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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 undergraduate students named to the Dean’s List for Fall 2019. Converse congratulates these students on this impressive academic achievement! Kendel D. Abrams of New Freedom, PA (Nisbet Honors) Azalea Natania Elena Acevedo of Monks Corner, SC (Nisbet Honors) Adara Joy Aho of Campobello, SC Amy Cathryn Allen of…
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SCAEA logo with colored pencils

Converse faculty, students and alumnae were out in force at the 2019 South Carolina Art Education Association Conference in Greenville. Students and alumni received multiple awards including: Andrew McMillian ’13 – SCAEA Outstanding Principal; Elise Stuck ’09 – SCAEA Middle Level Educator of the Year. Cindy Riddle ’08 was elected President of the SCAEA and…
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Lisa Studstill ’20 has been chosen as the Conference Carolinas Women’s Swimmer of the Week. The league office made the official announcement on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. A senior out of Decatur, Ga., Studstill claimed four first-place finishes for Converse in a tri-meet with Chowan and Mars Hill. Individually, Studstill picked up top honors in…
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The Converse College tennis team was selected as the winner of a $500 Intercollegiate Tennis Association grant. The Valkyries, who completed more than 50 hours of community service in the month of October, were entered into a drawing with various other members of the ITA. Converse was randomly selected among all programs who completed at…
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Conference Carolinas logo

The Converse College Valkyries is celebrating 13 individuals who made the prestigious Fall Academic All-Conference by Conference Carolinas list. Soccer led the way with eight individuals, while volleyball and cross country added four and one student-athletes, respectively. Congratulations to the following students: Cross Country Abigail Jolley Soccer A.C. Albritton Jade Berwager Isabelle Fangman Gianna Mancinelli…
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Biology student Elizabeth Yohe ’22 has been chosen as the Conference Carolinas Women’s Volleyball Player of the Week. This is her first time earning the award while at Converse. The league office made the official announcement on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. A defensive specialist, Yohe averaged an impressive 7.63 digs per set in two Converse…
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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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