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Dr. Will Case was voted Chair-Elect of the Western Carolinas Local Section of the American Chemical Society.  He will serve as chair-elect in 2019 and chair in 2020. He recently co-authored the article “First Generation Amperometric Biosensing of Galactose with Xerogel-Carbon Nanotube Layer-By-Layer Assemblies” published in Nanomaterials 2019, 9(1), 42 . Learn More! Dr. Will…
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Lynette Eason ’93 recently published her latest book, Code of Valor, part of her Blue Justice Series. Lynette Eason is the best-selling, award-winning author of more than fifty books including the Women of Justice series, the Deadly Reunions series, the Hidden Identity series, and the Blue Justice series. She writes for Revell and for Harlequin’s…
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Lindsey Brakhage recently wrote a children’s book to help fundraise her opportunity to sing in Mozart’s opera Die Zauberflöte in Berlin, Germany this summer. Her book, Lindsey the Lion, is about a little girl with fiery red hair that has one big problem: her voice. Whenever she speaks, her voice is so loud that glass…
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Marian Gotko Dampier ’57 was recently featured in Houston County Living magazine. After more than 30 years in teaching, Marian continues to inspire others through her piano and voice lessons. She received a Bachelor of Music in Music Education with a minor in Voice from Converse. Read the story here… Learn More! Music Education Music…
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Assistant Professor of Art History, Nicole DeArmendi, was one of only 22 individuals selected to participate in the Council of Independent Colleges’ seminar, Art and Society in Britain, Hogarth to Turner (1730–1851) that will be held at the Yale Center for British Art in New Haven, Connecticut in July. The week-long seminar offers a new account…
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Kelly Ferguson ‘21 (Nisbet Honors) was selected to be an associate editor of the National Collegiate Honors Council’s (NCHC) undergraduate journal, UReCA: The Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity. Converse’s Nisbet Honors Program is a member of the NCHC, a national network of honors programs and honors colleges. This national editing position will allow…
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Biology alumnae Jordan Taylor ’14 accepted a full-time essential fish habitat management position at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Charleston, South Carolina. She is also the assistant lacrosse coach for Pinewood Prep Varsity Team as well as head coach of the Junior Varsity Team. Psychology and Biology alumnae Kandace Griffin ’14 (Nisbet Honors)…
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Dr. Kevin DeLapp had his paper on “Philosophical Duelism,” which documents certain historical relationships between fencing and philosophical method, accepted for publication in the spring volume of the Journal of Early Modern Studies. Learn More! Dr. Kevin DeLapp Philosophy at Converse

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Dr. Stefania Licata inaugurated—in conjunction with program colleagues and Dr. Emily Harbin—a pilot Spanish Writing and Language Center in Mickel Library, providing our students with one-on-one consultations on a variety of Spanish language writing needs. Dr. Stefania Licata Spanish at Converse Mickel Library

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Professor Susan Tekulve had her lyric prose piece, “At the Poor Clare Monastery, Greenville, South Carolina,” accepted for publication by the South Carolina Review. With an acceptance rate of less than 1%, the South Carolina Review publishes diverse contemporary literature from both new and established writers. Professor Tekulve’s essay collection, Second Shift, (published by Del…
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