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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Music Therapy Program upstate SC

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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creative writing english program upstate SC

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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studio art degree upstate SC

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…