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Three Converse seniors have been offered full-time positions with Ford Motor Company in Nashville, Tennessee and Tampa, Florida. McKayla Davis ‘19, Jacqueline Torres ‘19 (Nisbet Honors), and Alexis Turner ’19 (Nisbet Honors) were all offered positions in Ford Credit’s Leadership Development Program. Converse’s Career Development Office recently partnered with Ford and coordinated an information session…
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Valentina Aparicio of Germany holds her Converse scholarship award packet

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 major in math and physics. “Creating this scholarship is a great opportunity for me to…
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Madelyn Young Economics Presentation about Harry Potter

Dr. Madelyn Young presented “Lumos! Using Harry Potter to Illustrate and Illuminate Labor Economic Theory” at the Teaching of Economics: New Approaches iPedagogy session of the 84th International Atlantic Economic Conference in Montreal, Canada, as well as at the 13th Annual Economics Teaching Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dr. Young was awarded the South Carolina Independent…
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Brenna Mitchell ’18 will be interning at Dixon Hughes Goodman in both the Tax and Audit departments, prior to attending Clemson University’s Master of Professional Accountancy program. Last summer Brenna participated in the  2017 Dixon Hughes Goodman Leadership Conference in Charleston, SC. Learn more! Accounting at Converse Economics at Converse

Brenna Mitchell

Brenna Mitchell ‘18, a double major in Accounting and Economics, has been selected to attend the Dixon Hughes Goodman Leadership Conference in Charleston, SC. Students chosen for this leadership experience will have all expenses covered by Dixon Hughes Goodman. This three-day conference is for sophomore and juniors interested in the accounting profession. Attendees learn leadership…
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Marianna Markley Trow scholarship

Congratulations to Economics major and English minor Marianna Markley ’17 for being awarded a 2016 Trow Scholarship. Recipients of this highly-competitive scholarship are awarded based upon a number of criteria including GPA, personal recommendations and career goals. Learn More! Economics at Converse English at Converse

Nadia Gathers ’15 was recently interviewed by People of Color in Tech (POCIT) about her start in the world of technology, managing burnout, and her personal struggle with depression. Nadia graduated cum laude from Converse College, where she created her own Social Entrepreneurship curriculum by integrating courses in business, political science, and economics. Read the full…
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Business Professionalism Certificate

Are you ready to stand out amongst other job applicants as you enter the working world? Converse’s new Certificate in Business Professionalism allows you to develop a cohesive professional portfolio for the competitive job market and tailor your job search, regardless of your major. Learn more…

Tina Rohner

“I was very shy growing up. I was never what you would call a leader,” Tina Rohner says via Skype from the Philippines, where she works for Asian Development Bank (ADB). “But at Converse, you have the opportunity to take on all these different leadership roles. And because it’s all-women, it offers an environment where…
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Meenakshi Gurung ’09 doubled majored in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and Economics. She is now a Senior Analyst in New York City with EY, a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services.