Interior Design students intern at Milliken

This summer four Interior Design students are interning at Milliken. Andrea Abercrombie ’19 (Converse II) and Brianna Putnam ’19 were spotlighted in an article on GoUpstate.com. The article explores Milliken’s relationship with Converse, and other area schools, providing job shadowing opportunities and internships. Learn More! Internships Interior Design at Converse Converse II Adult Program Photo…
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Milliken internships

Kaitlyn Brown ’19, Joshepine Grimmer ’19, Andrea Abercrombie ’19 and Brianna Putnam ’19 are spending this summer interning at Milliken. For the 12th consecutive year Milliken, headquartered here in Spartanburg, was named as of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. They are one of only 21 private companies to receive this distinction. Explore Interior Design at…
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National Collegiate Honors Meeting

Dr. Laura Feitzinger Brown and Dr. Marie LePage presented a poster, “Hit Re-Set? Tuition Re-Set and Honors First-Generation Population Challenges,” at the 2017 National Collegiate Honors Council Annual Meeting in Atlanta. Learn More! Dr. Laura Feitzinger Brown English at Converse Dr. Marie LePage Psychology at Converse

Trow Recipient

The 2018 Jo Anne J. Trow Scholarship has been awarded to Jennings Cavin ’20 (Nisbet Honors). Recipients of this highly-competitive scholarship are awarded based upon criteria including on maintaining a 3.5 grade point average, Alpha Lambda Delta activities, campus and community service activities, and personal recommendations. Learn More! Music Education at Converse Nisbet Honors Program

Student wins travel abroad scholarship

Nisbet Honors student Chiara Mattamira ’20 is a recipient of the 2018-2019 James G. Stemler Study Abroad Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to Alpha Lambda Delta members who exemplify academic success. Chiara will put the scholarship towards her 2019 study abroad trip to Hungary. Learn More! Nisbet Honors Program Study Abroad at Converse Mathematics at…
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Richard Keen NY Magazine

New York Magazine contacted Dr. Richard Keen after discovering his collaborative research “Rooting for the Bad Guy: Psychological Perspectives” with Dr. Monica McCoy and Politics grad Elizabeth Powell ’18. Dr. Keen’s insight became the highlight of the New York Magazine story as he explores the allure of the charatcers in Bravo’s reality TV series “Vanderpump Rules”….
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CGI logo

Gretchen Marlow ’18 (Nisbet Honors) has been offered a software development role with CGI’s Alabama division. CGI is a global information technology (IT) consulting, systems integration, outsourcing, and solutions company. Learn More! Computer Science Individualized Major

Psychology Conference

Dr. Shannon Martin and Marla Canas ’18 presented a paper, “Loneliness and the prediction of positive affect,” at the Southeastern Psychological Association conference in Charleston, South Carolina. Explore Psychology at Converse…

Art created by stroke patients

Art Therapy seniors Kelly Brown, Keisha Hardy (Converse II), Holly McDermott and Alyssa Myers (Nisbet Honors) facilitated a group painting project at Spartanburg Rehabilitation under the direction of their professor, Geri Hurlbut. “Strokes for Stroke” was presented at the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk in Greenville. Creating art may help stroke victims express what they…
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Natacha Karambizi

Natacha Karambizi ’15 was selected as a Global Health Fellow. The Global Health Corps is the U.S. Agency for International Development Global Health bureau’s premier Fellowship program. They recruit qualified applicants with diverse skill sets to work with high-impact organizations in year-long paid positions. Natacha was our 2018 Founder’s Day speaker. She shared her personal…
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