History and politics major, Sidney Jones ’17 (Nisbet Honors), is studying at the Bard Government and International Affairs program in New York City. As part of the program, she is a full-time intern at the Global Poverty Center. Learn More! History and Politics at Converse Nisbet Honors Program


Fashion stylist and educator Ann Ricker ‘14 has continued researching the Japanese folk art of Boro Cloth. She was introduced to the technique during a Multicultural Art Education class while pursuing her MAT at Converse.


Poetry Daily, the top poetry website, featured “Blind-Sided,” from Rick Mulkey’s recently published book, “Ravenous: New & Selected Poems.”

Congratulations to politics grad Hilary Koss ’12 on her new job as development coordinator for Alley Cat Allies in Washington, DC.

History graduate Lauren Feltner ’11, now a master’s student in public history at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, interned at the South Carolina Historical Society in Charleston, one of the nation’s oldest historical archives.

Brenna Byler ’15 co-chaired and presented her research paper, “The Value of Withholding Forgiveness” at a recent regional philosophy conference.

Biochemistry major and Nisbet honors student Lorita Agu ‘15 has been offered a full ride into the PhD in Pharmaceutics Program at the University of Houston, including a living stipend.

The Washington Post just reinforced the unique value of the liberal arts in science careers with their article, “We don’t need more STEM majors. We need more STEM majors with liberal arts training.”

Lauren Miller ’15 is attending Texas Tech University’s MFA Theatre Pedagogy and Performance program. Lauren is the first person in her family to receive a Bachelor’s degree, in addition to advancing to the Master’s level.

Alumna and University innovation

Nadia Gathers ’15, Nisbet Honors student, was named a University Innovation Fellow at Stanford University.