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Converse College Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of First Black Students

Converse College is reflecting on its heritage and exploring the work still ahead with a year-long series, Celebrating Courage & Charting the Future: Commemorating 50 Years of Black Women at Converse.

Furman Professor Receives Award For Essay Collection

Paul L. Thomas has received the 2019 Divergent Award for Excellence in 21st Century Literacies for his collection of essays “Critical Media Literacy and Fake News in Post-Truth America,” co-edited by Christian Z. Goering.

Furman President Receives National Award For Excellence In Experiential Education

The honor is presented by NSEE and funded by The Washington Center for Academic Internships and Seminars in memory of Washington Center founder William M. Burke.

Converse College Announces First African American Board Chair

Recognized as a transformational leader in the corporate and federal sectors, Phyllis Perrin Harris is senior vice president and general counsel for legal operations for Walmart Stores, Inc.

Converse College Announces New Trustees

Converse College welcomes four new members to its Board of Trustees.

Elliott Davis Promotes Professionals To Shareholder Status

Elliott Davis announces that three Greenville-based members of its professional services team have achieved shareholder status.

2018 Best and Brightest 35 and Under

Greenville Business Magazine’s Best & Brightest 2018, presented by Furman University, honors 37 young professionals who are outstanding in their communities and careers.

Gold Standard

Celebrated site-selection firm McCallum Sweeney closes its doors

Upstate Alliance Honors Nancy Whitworth

Whitworth’s accomplishments as director of economic development and most recently deputy city manager include implementing an award-winning downtown revitalization strategy, managing the Greenville Local Development Corporation, creating public/private partnerships that have attracted more than $980 million in capital investment, and streamlining the city’s business permitting process.

Former Gov. Dick Riley Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

The awards, now in their fifteenth year, honor men and women who have had extraordinary careers at some of the country’s most prominent law firms and other legal institutions, and whose public service contributions have had far-reaching impact.

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