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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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Dr. David Berry, Dr. Don Scott, and Katherine Bobbett ’20 presented their poster, “How Earworms Are Born: An EEG Study of Original Melodies That May Come to Stick in the Brain” at the ‘Brain, Cognition, Emotions, and Music (BCEM) — The Quartet With a Missing Link’ conference. The day and a half conference was organized…
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Music Performance major Jennings Cavin ’20 was awarded the Dr. Maude Etheredge Graduate Fellowship for the 2020-21 academic year from Alpha Lambda Delta. She plans to attend the University of Missouri – Columbia where she’ll pursue an M.Ed. in student affairs. Jennings was inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta in 2017. Only twenty-six graduate fellowships are…
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Award-winning alumna Caroline DuBois ‘93 has written her debut, middle-grade, novel-in-verse, The Places We Sleep. The coming of age story, written in poetic verse, is published by Holiday House and will be released in August 2020. Caroline credits Converse’s English department for helping to set her path toward authorship. Read more about her here. Explore…
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Dr. Marie LePage presented research she completed with Psychology students Michelle Cardona ‘20 and Dani Varquez ’20 at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Conference in Atlanta last November. This research was entitled “The Climb: The Highs and Lows of Mental Health on the Appalachian Trail.” Learn More! Psychology at Converse Dr. Marie LePage

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The Class of 2020 has a great future ahead of them! See where some of our seniors have been accepted for grad school: Audrey Bourdages (Nisbet Honors) – St. George’s University Medical School. Ashton Coker – MUSC College of Pharmacy. Mia Gottschalk – Medical University of South Carolina School of Pharmacy. Brianna Harrill – Presbyterian…
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