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Printmaking alumna, Rosetta Nesbitt ‘15 exhibited at The Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences in Loveladies, NJ. Her relief print “Conjuring” was accepted into this year’s “Works On Paper” show, having also been included in Art Fields in Lake City, SC. The Converse Art and Design Department is extremely proud of Rosetta’s…
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Bridget Brennan ’18 was featured in the ‘Heroes of Hospice’ issue of Compassion newsletter, published by the Trustbridge Foundation. Bridget has worked with the Trustbridge Hospice team, in the Bereavement and Music Therapy Department, since 2019. Bridget was also spotlighted in South Florida’s Sun-Sentinel for her passion for music therapy and her approach to it…
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Mary F. Fields ‘71 recently published her second book, For Simon: A Journey into Truth and Reconciliation. Mary, who publishes under the pseudonym of Molly Walling, is also the author of Death in the Delta: Uncovering a Mississippi Family Secret, named a Willie Morris book in memoir and biography. She has taught writing at Mars…
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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…

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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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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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Linda “Jef” Glenn ’71 and her husband Ed Glenn ’70 were spotlighted in the Home & Garden 2020 issue of Her Magazine. The article explores their careers as floral artists, their successful business, New Growth Designs, in Greenville, NC, and their passion for historic restoration. Read the article here. Jef and Ed met while students…
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Converse MFA Young Adult Fiction alumna Susanne Parker ’18 was named one of only three finalists for the South Carolina Novel Prize. What Happens to the Children is her first novel. Susanne is a Hub City native and works as a Community Connections Assistant in the Spartanburg County Public Libraries system. The South Carolina Novel…
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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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Danielle “Chloe” Griffin ’22 (Nisbet Honors) was awarded a James G. Stemler Study Abroad Scholarship for the 2020-21 academic year. James G. Stemler Study Abroad Scholarships are awarded to Alpha Lambda Delta members who are pursuing a credit-bearing study abroad program to enhance their academic studies. Only 20 national scholarships are given each academic year….
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