Photo of Lynette Eason

Lynette Eason ’93 recently published her latest book, Code of Valor, part of her Blue Justice Series. Lynette Eason is the best-selling, award-winning author of more than fifty books including the Women of Justice series, the Deadly Reunions series, the Hidden Identity series, and the Blue Justice series. She writes for Revell and for Harlequin’s…
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Alumna Cindy Ball

The 2018 academic year marks the 50th anniversary of our first Black students enrolling at Converse College. Throughout the year we are reflecting on the courage of these women, our heritage and growth, as well as the work still ahead of us. This is the second in a series featuring our alumnae. By Courtney Hammett ’19…
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MED grad Erin Fox teacher of the year

Erin Fox ’14 was named SC Teacher of the Year. Fox and Pam Flynn ’97 were two finalists for the award who are Converse graduates. Fox earned her MEd in Gifted Education and finalist Pam Flynn earned her EDS Administration & Supervision from Converse. You can read more about Erin Fox on GoUpstate.com. Learn more…
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Top Educators are Converse Grads

Each year Upstate Parent magazine honors 10 local educators making a difference in the Upstate region. This year, 4 of these 10 honored are Converse grads! Read more about Melissa DeLoach, Aimee Price, Josh Rice, and Teresa Swiger. Learn more about our BA and Graduate degrees in Education…

EdCamp Sparkle

Dr. Julie Jones, adjunct Jed Dearybury, and alum Matt Johnson ‘05 are planning an EdCamp on the Converse campus on August 27th. This un-conference is a free, participant-driven, professional learning experience created by educators, for educators. The EdCamp, named EdCamp Sparkle, will be the first in the Upstate. Dr. Jones and her team have secured partners…
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Elizabeth Wilson Ireton ’08 was named 2015 Teacher of the Year for Union County School District.

Elena Ghionis ’15 was selected by the South Carolina Autism Society as South Carolina Autism Specialist of the Year.

Starting this summer, Converse College students can earn their master’s degree in gifted education without leaving the comforts of their homes. The school will begin offering the degree as an online graduate program, with an aim at attracting teachers from the farthest reaches of the state. It will be the third program to be offered…
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Converse education professor Dr. Wayne Cheser is passionate about advancing elementary school children’s awareness of energy and climate change issues – so much so that he spent two years researching and filming a set of DVDs for teachers that provide models of best practices for teaching the concepts. The DVDs are a centerpiece of his graduate-level…
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Converse College’s first fully-online graduate degree programs will begin February 1, 2012, along with courses for teacher recertification. The Educational Specialist in Literacy and the Educational Specialist in Leadership & Administration are the first degree programs slated to be offered fully online, with plans to expand the number of programs in the future. Converse’s online…
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