Dr. Joe Dunn delivered the keynote banquet address at the 199th Infantry Brigade (Redcatcher Association) convention held at Niagara Falls, NY. Dr. Dunn served in the 199th Infantry in Vietnam in 1969-1970 and his memoir, Desk Warrior, was judged by a recent bibliographic encyclopedia as one of the four best of the 2000+ Vietnam first-person…
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Our Arts Management students are spending their summer gaining work experience in their field of interest, and making connections with potential future employers! See where our Arts Managements students are interning this summer: Allison Benton ’22 – Rutherford County Visual Arts Lillie Kieken ’21 – GLOW Lyric Theatre Elizabeth McCaw ’20 – 701 Center for…
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Three Converse students earned grants from South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) allowing them to conduct original research in the fields of music performance, biochemistry, and mathematics. They also had the opportunity to present their findings at the annual SCICU Research Symposium. Congratulations to the 2018-19 SCICU researchers: Zoe Kushubar ’20 (Nisbet Honors) and Professor…
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Dr. Kevin DeLapp was sponsored by The Jackson Family Center for Ethics and Values at Coastal Carolina University to give a public lecture on “Caring for Loved Ones: A Confucian Approach” as well as a masterclass on classical Confucian political ethics. Dr. DeLapp also led a community discussion about comparative perspectives on religious truth at…
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Despite her busy schedule as a nursing student at Trident Technical College in North Charleston, Addie Ledbetter ’17 will compete in the 2019 Miss South Carolina competition. As a Mathematics major and French minor at Converse, Addie received a travel grant to attend the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis’ (NIMBioS) Blackwell-Tapia Conference. She…
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Psychology Conference

Dr. Shannon Martin and Bethany Spencer ’19 created a poster, “Investigating Tourette’s Disorder: Comorbid Symptoms, Personality Features, and Tic Severity.” Dr. Martin and Bethany presented the poster at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association in Jacksonville, Florida. Learn More! Dr. Shannon Martin Psychology at Converse Research at Converse

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Courtney Dziewior ’21 (Nisbet Honors) was awarded first place in chemistry poster presentations at the annual South Carolina Academy of Science meeting at Francis Marion University. Courtney researched her poster, “Synthesis of Stimuli-Responsive Programmable Polymers: Will Ethyl Acrylate, Maleic Acid, or Heat Work?” with her mentor Dr. Sheri Strickland. Courtney also presented a poster at…
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Art Education professor Andrea Elliott ’03 represented the Lifelong Learning Interest group at the delegates’ assembly at the National Art Education Association convention in March. She was re-elected chair of the group and serves on the editorial board for the international journal of the LLL interest group. Professor Elliott also had a column published in…
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All our interior design majors have the opportunity to participate in a professional design work experience with interior design or architectural firms. See where some of our interior design students are building their professional skills and resumes this summer! Logan Stevens ’20 – Lauren Heather Design Studio Nomi Pratt ’21 – Michele Johnson Interiors Allison…
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Congratulations to Drs. Hawk, Reichwald and Brown and Nisbet Honors students Isabel Fangman ’21, Zoe Kushubar ’20, and Hayley Cromer ’20. They received funding for their undergraduate research proposals from the South Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities (SCICU) 2019 Student /Faculty Research program. Learn More! Nisbet Honors Program Research at Converse