Converse’s MFA fiction faculty member Robert Olmstead is taking over Hollywood. His 2009 novel Far Bright Star has been adapted for the big screen and will be directed by Casey Affleck. Affleck told The Hollywood Reporter, “This is a beautifully written story on pain and loss and the drive and resilience one finds within themselves to continue through the day.”
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The Spartanburg Master Chorale Announces New Name
The Spartanburg Festival Chorus, Spartanburg’s choral union of community singers and Converse students, has a new name: The Spartanburg Master Chorale. The new name more accurately reflects the purpose of …
Art Grad Collaborates with Local Artists on Spartanburg Mural
Photos from Spartanburg Community College Flickr album Studio Art alumna, Maggie Macdonald ‘19, was invited along with three local artists to develop and install a new mural at Spartanburg Community …
66 Student-Athletes Receive D2 ADA Academic Awards
The Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) announced the 2021-22 D2 ADA Academic Achievement Awards recipients. 66 Converse University students were recognized for their exceptional academic accomplishments.