interior design Converse program

Professor Meirav Goldhour delivered a virtual talk on “Design Software Compared: Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Foyr Neo” as part of an educational talk series. This event was organized by Foyr Neo, a new, emerging 3D design software that Converse’s Interior Design program recently adopted. Professor Goldhour introduced and compared the different design software used in academia…
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Converse Athletics

Converse has partnered with Christie Campus Health, in addition to five other schools, to launch a customized, mental health platform that provides strategies for improving mental health and well-being. Christie Campus Health will be a 24/7 resource for Converse’s student-athletes to turn to for emotional support. Read more about the CONNECT@College program here. Learn More!…
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Stephanie Jennings ’11, Politics and German Studies double major, received her PhD in Rhetoric and Communication at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in August 2020. Her dissertation was on “Narrativized Re-Performances of Gameplay: WitchPlayers and Methodological Resistance in Game Studies.” She is an assistant professor in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education at Michigan…
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Strickland chemistry Converse College

Dr. Sheri Strickland was accepted as an active learning fellow for the Active Learning Workshop for Analytical Chemistry Instructors National Follow-up Workshop at Indiana University. Dr. Strickland also gave a presentation at the national level entitled “Science meets soft skills: Active learning in the quantitative analysis lab” for the 2020 Biennial Conference on Chemical Education….
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Medical Technology LaShaunna Thomas Converse

While balancing her studies for a BS in Medical Technology, LaShaunna Thomas ’20 found the time to open the BASIC Training and Event Center in Wellford. The center will be utilized for event rentals, community support, family and business mentor-ship. Read more about what inspired LaShaunna to spearhead this community space. Explore Medical Technology at…
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Young Women Art Exhibition Converse

Converse College’s Department of Art and Design is now accepting entries for the 2021 Young Women in Art Juried Virtual Exhibition. South Carolina young women in grades 9 through 12 are invited to submit entries to the exhibition. This will be the last year to participate in Young Women in Art, as the college transitions…
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philosophy program Converse SC

Dr. Kevin DeLapp served as a judge at the Clemson University-Milliken & Company Ethics Competition in March. In addition, he had a paper on the early Jesuit reception of Confucianism accepted for presentation at the South Carolina Society for Philosophy. Dr. DeLapp was also accepted to the Council of Independent Colleges’ seminar on “New Currents…
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Steffi Kong ’20 (Nisbet Scholar) and Alejandra Martinez ’20 (Nisbet Scholar) were coauthors with Assistant Professor of Physics Dr. Maddy Behravan on a paper titled “Investigation of Normal Cell and Cancer Cell Attachment and the Effects of Ganoderma Lucidum Using an Electric Impedance Sensing Technique”. Their research was published in the July 2020 edition of…
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John Jeter News Feature Writing award

The South Carolina Press Association honored Converse Professor John Jeter with a first-prize award for ‘News Feature Writing’ in the Greenville Journal. Professor John Jeter is an adjunct professor in our Music Business and Technology program. He recently collaborated with our Petrie School of Music and its Music Business and Technology program and Oregon-based startup…
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studio art degree upstate

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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