Art Graduate Angel Jenkins (center)

Angel Fodor Jenkins ’18 was one of only three artists awarded the 2018-2019 Brandon Fellowship through the Greenville Center for Creative Arts. The Brandon Fellowship is a year-long program for emerging artists, ages 21-30, which provides support and mentorship from neighboring studio artists at the Art Center, university style studio space and art education. Angel recently…
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Janet LeFrancois

Associate professor of Psychology, Dr. Janet LeFrancois, passed the third level of Iyengar Yoga Teacher Certification, Intermediate Junior II. The Intermediate Junior II level is currently held by just over 100 teachers out of approximately 1000 certified Iyengar yoga teachers in the US. “I prepared for this certification for several years; it was very challenging…
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Dr. Monica McCoy and double major Katie Swaringen ’18 (Nisbet Honors) presented a paper, “It’s Different for Girls: Three Scales of Sexual Assertiveness”, at the Southeastern Psychological Association conference in Charleston, South Carolina. Katie is attending the Social Experimental Psychology PhD program at Texas Tech and will be working with faculty there to research the…
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Kathleen Herman ’17 found a silver lining after a water crisis in South Africa caused her to cancel a summer medical mission trip she had been looking forward to. Instead she found an opportunity to hone her medical skills closer to home – much closer – in her home state of Pennsylvania while working for a dermatologist.  Read more about…
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Dr. Patti Foy and Dr. Susie Lalama are among the first university professors in the United States to be selected as Modern Band Fellows. Modern Band Fellows is a music program associated with ‘Little Kids Rock’ Foundation. This innovative program teaches kids to perform, improvise and compose using the popular styles that they are familiar with  including rock, pop, reggae, hip hop, R &…
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Angela Elder Muster Blog

Dr. Angela Elder accepted a position as the gender/women’s history correspondent for the Muster blog, Muster: How the Past Informs the Present. Dr. Elder’s piece, “The Story Continues: Women and the American Civil War” was published on the blog in July. Over the summer Dr. Elder spent time at the University of North Carolina –…
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MFA publications

MFA faculty member Cary Holladay had her newest book, Brides in the Sky, a collection of short stories, accepted for publication with the Ohio University Press. MFA nonfiction grad Cinelle Barnes ‘15 has new work in the current issue of Tayo Literary Magazine. The work is a chapter from her forthcoming book Monsoon Mansion. MFA…
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Professor Andrew Blanchard’s latest work will be on display in Milliken Art Gallery through September 27, 2018. It’s Like This, Though features his mixed-process prints on wood and paper. This series explores the cultural character of the American South. Recently, Professor Blanchard’s work has been added to the permanent collections of the Ogden Museum of…
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Kaybriana Spalding with research poster

Kaybriana Spalding ’20 was invited to be part of a summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program at Clemson University’s Department of Chemistry. She worked with Dr. Sourav Saha, a specialist in organic synthesis and materials chemistry to create a new molecule which could be implemented into a supramolecule. Kaybriana said, “These Supramolecules can be…
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Professor of chemistry Jennifer Hawk

Dr. Jennifer Hawk is the recipient of a Christian Scholars Foundation grant. The Christian Scholars Foundation encourages and supports Christian faculty. The foundation also strives to encourage faculty in their effort to integrate Christian faith and academic endeavor. Dr. Hawk plans to use the grant money to continue a scientific research project she has been…
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