Chloe Griffin and Jessica Sorrells

Chloe Griffin ‘22 received the best poster presentation award in the bioengineering category at the South Carolina INBRE (Idea Networks in Biomedical Research Excellence) Research Symposium in Columbia, SC on January 25, 2020. She delivered a “3-minute madness” presentation as well as a poster presentation. She presented on research completed with Dr. Jessica Sorrells during…
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Steffi Kong ’20 (Nisbet Honors) presented her research with Ann Taylor Adams ‘19 and Dr. Marie LePage entitled “Psychological Characteristics of Individuals with Chiari Malformation and Ehlers-Danlos” at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Conference in Atlanta. Steffi also presented a poster at the Materials Research Society Meeting in Boston, entitled “Investigation of Normal…
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Lienne Medford 2020

Converse’s Doctorate in Professional Leadership program and Dr. Lienne Medford were recently featured in Greenville Business Magazine. The story spotlights current student Wanda Cody ’21 and Dr. Lienne Medford, the program director and Dean of Graduate Studies. Read the full story here… Learn More! Doctorate in Professional Leadership at Converse Dr. Lienne Medford

Master of Music student Sherami Harris

Sherami Harris won the Encouragement Award at the 2020 Metropolitan Opera National Council – South Carolina District Auditions. Sherami is a current candidate for a Master of Music at Converse College under the direction of Rebecca Turner. Ms. Harris has most recently appeared as Abigail Adams and Thomas McKean in 1776 with Converse Musical Theatre….
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Converse College’s Department of Art and Design is accepting entries for the 2020 Young Women in Art Juried Exhibition. All women in South Carolina in grades 9 through 12 are invited to submit entries to the exhibition. The Young Women in Art Juried Exhibition provides a venue to recognize exemplary artworks of young women in…
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Logan Stevens ’20 was given the Rising Star award by the International Furnishing and Design Association (IFDA) at the organization’s 2019 Night of Luminaries event. The IFDA Rising Star awards honor the best design student in undergraduate programs from colleges and universities throughout South Carolina, North Carolina, and southern Virginia. The mission of IFDA is…
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Converse Chemistry students at Annie's House in Greenville

Dr. Hawk’s ‘Scientist’s Food for Thought’ class participated in a service-learning day with Sustaining Way at ‘Annie’s House’ in Greenville. Annie’s House is an interfaith initiative at Sustaining Way, which demonstrates the feasibility and benefits of living more simply. It is located in the historic neighborhood of Nicholtown and promotes sustainable living practices, including backyard…
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Converse Interfaith Studies program

Dr. Sherry Fohr had her article “Spontaneous Interfaith Support: Using Social Media” published in The Interfaith Observer. Read the full article here. Learn More! Dr. Sherry Fohr Interfaith Studies at Converse

Dr. Melissa Walker, George Dean Johnson, Jr. Professor of History Emerita, was a guest on Walter Edgar’s Journal, a radio program exploring the arts, culture, history of South Carolina and the American South. Dr. Walker talks about the struggling economy, the crippling drought and the devastating boll weevil on the December 30, 2019 podcast titled,…
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Dr. Mirko Hall delivered a paper on the history of punkademia in German Studies at the annual conference of the German Studies Association in Portland, Oregon. He also provided the response to a panel on the political aesthetics of German punk in a global perspective. Dr. Hall and Professor Margaret Moore led a delegation of…
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