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Dr. Meg Lee has secured a grant from the State Department of Education for the second year in a row. The $122,000 grant provides tuition-free graduate courses, for in-service teachers across the state leading to Gifted and Talented certification. Learn More! Dr. Margaret ‘Meg’ Lee MEd in Gifted Education at Converse

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Dr. Rafael E. Hernández presented his research paper, “Recordando a Rodó: Valores universales para un continente multicultural” (Remembering Rodó: Universal Values for a Multicultural Continent) at the 68th Annual Meeting of the Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He also chaired the panel on Latin American Studies V: Discourses of…
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Kaybriana Spalding ’20 (Nisbet Honors) gave a presentation at the Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society. Her talk was titled “Factors that Influence the Removal of Copper (II) Aqueous Ions from Solution via Hydrogel Formation.” Her research was conducted under the mentorship of Dr. Jennifer Hawk. Audrey Bourdages ’20 (Nisbet Honors) presented at…
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Baye Williamson ‘08 (Nisbet Honors) completed her veterinary neurology/neurosurgery residency program at Cornell University and passed the neurology board exam through the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. She currently works as a neurologist at the Silicon Valley Veterinary Specialists and Emergency. Learn More! Biology at Converse Nisbet Honors Program

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Professor Siegwart Reichwald presented “Created in Their Own Image: Arrangements and Performances of Piazzolla’s ‘Verano Porteño’” at the International Congress, “North-South Interchanges: Collaborations, Tensions, Hybridizations” at the Universidade Estadual Paulista in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He gave a “lightning talk” at the annual meeting of the American Musicological Society in San Antonio, entitled “Mendelssohn and the…
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Abney Scholars Converse College

The Abney Foundation has established scholarship endowments at fourteen colleges and universities across the state of South Carolina. Converse College is pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of Abney Foundation Scholarships: Morgan Bell ‘20 Hannah Blanton ‘19 An Mei Li Campbell ‘21 Mary Caudell ‘22 Hayley Cromer ‘19 Kensley Echols ‘20 Kelly Ferguson ‘20 Kathryn…
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Amy Fierova Deal ’06 was featured in a recent article about her work with adults, seniors and retirees who want to learn to play piano. Read the article here… Explore Piano Performance programs at Converse… Photo Credit: Carol Smith for Southern Maryland Newspapers Online

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Dr. Stefania Licata attended the Fifth International Conference of the Center for Afro-Hispanic studies in Madrid, where she is an active member. Dr. Licata presented her paper, “Cultura popular y activismo en los cómics de Ramón Nsé Esono Ebalé,” in which she explores how the graphic novel is used as a tool of protest against…
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Omicron Delta Kappa 2018 inductees

Converse students were honored during an Omicron Delta Kappa society induction ceremony this month. Congratulations to our new inductees: Class of 2019: Alexis Turner Anastacia Hutchinson Cassidy Marshall Ashley Gantt Bethany Spencer Caitlin Lazurick Anna Aldaba Christina Stuart Kendall Cromer Madeline Taylor Class of 2020: Steffi Kong Verity Grupe Sabrina Green Madeline Moreland Zoe Kushubar…
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Dr. Carol Shultis presented a continuing education program at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Chapter of the American Music Therapy Association conference in Pittsburgh. Entitled “Creative Approaches to Dementia Care,” the session explored the work of Naomi Feil and offered guidelines for using music to enhance the quality of life for older adults. Learn More! Music Therapy…
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