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Theatre and History double major Sarah Faye Moore ’21 tackled two leadership roles during her senior year in addition to preparing both of her capstones. She served as Mortar Board president and while serving as Student Chaplin she developed an interactive wall in Montgomery Student Center to counteract negativity with positive words and messages. Sarah…
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Kailee Ferguson ’21, a Business Administration major with a concentration in Marketing, has been offered a position with Reynolds American as Territory Manager. Kailee completed an internship with Reynolds American during the summer of 2020. She is also a member of Converse’s inaugural Acrobatics and Tumbling team. Learn More! Business Administration programs at Converse

Studio Art Upstate SC Converse

Professor Andrew Blanchard, Professor Jena Thomas and Studio Art students Laura Mayne ’21 and Briana Sanchez ’22 had work accepted into the “100 Miles Exhibition” at the Bascom Center for the Visual Arts. Located in Highlands, NC, the exhibition showcases both faculty and their students’ work from institutions within 100 miles of the Bascom Center….
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Converse MFA Upstate SC

Converse is extremely proud of the following MFA students and graduates for their recent accomplishments. They were led by our illustrious MFA faculty members Susan Tekulve, Tyree Daye, and Denise Duhamel. MFA poetry student Marlanda Dekine was selected as a participant in the highly competitive Tin House Writer’s Conference and was offered a full fellowship…
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Laura Mayne ’21 had her screen-print accepted in the exhibition “Seeing 20/20: Creativity During Covid” at the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art in Laurel, Mississippi. Artists across the country submitted work for this contemporary online exhibition spotlighting art produced since March 2020. Mayne’s art also was accepted into the juried exhibition “Recording History” at the…
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Medical Technology LaShaunna Thomas Converse

While balancing her studies for a BS in Medical Technology, LaShaunna Thomas ’20 found the time to open the BASIC Training and Event Center in Wellford. The center will be utilized for event rentals, community support, family and business mentor-ship. Read more about what inspired LaShaunna to spearhead this community space. Explore Medical Technology at…
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Mary Schiele ’22 has a lithograph print entitled, “Sie, die in der Welt Schlummert” in the 31st National Drawing & Print Exhibition at Gormley Gallery on the campus of Notre Dame/Maryland University in Baltimore, Maryland. Explore Studio Art at Converse…

MFA upstate SC low residency

MFA student Christine Schott, a YA Fiction writing major, had her creative nonfiction essay, “Bone-House,” accepted for publication in the distinguished literary journal The Gettysburg Review. Christine wrote the essay as part of her classwork in her 2nd genre semester in creative nonfiction. The Gettysburg Review, published by Gettysburg College, is recognized as one of…
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alpha lambda delta converse

The “Maintaining the Flame Award” is presented to select Alpha Lambda Delta chapters that demonstrate excellence in areas of programming, internal communication, and campus visibility. Converse is one of only six recipients this year. Converse’s chapter is advised by Dr. Edna Steele and Dr. Jeffrey Barker, and the 2019-2020 year was led by: Chloe Griffin,…
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Mikki Nunn ’22 was featured in Overachiever Magazine’s Money Issue. Her 18″x24″ oil on canvas self-portrait, which she created in Professor Jena Thomas’ Painting I class, was spotlighted in the issue. Overachiever Magazine was started in October 2018 to give a platform to all Asian women and it highlights art created by diverse and talented…
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