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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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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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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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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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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TIMELESS -- Pictured: "Timeless" Key Art -- (Photo by: NBCUniversal)

By Ella B. Webster ’20 “To me, history is an amazing major to have,” says Shawn Ryan, executive TV producer, to a room full of Converse students over a Skype call. This moment is not one that history professor Dr. Angela Elder had expected when she created her Jan term class, which is centered around...
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Converse welcomed donors to campus for the 2018 ‘Thousand Thanks’ event. Our fall event celebrated our Converse donors who have given $1,000 or more over the past year. Guests had an opportunity to interact with faculty, staff and students, as well as see first-hand how their gifts make a difference. Take a peek at the…
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Converse music business students

Tossing beach balls to huge crowds, fetching supper for a big-time country star, and booking nearly two dozen bands put Converse’s Music Business & Technology students center stage—and backstage—at Spring Fling, the City of Spartanburg’s annual festival. Ten MUBs, as they affectionately call themselves, collaborated with the City’s Special Events Department to help produce Spartanburg’s…
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