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LaTrese Kinney ’17 had her article, “Parent’s Survival Guide to Autism Diagnosis and Treatment” published in Issue 91 of Autism Parenting Magazine. LaTrese works at SpringBrook Autism Behavioral Health in Travelers Rest, SC. Read her article here. Explore the Master of Marriage and Family Therapy program at Converse…

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Converse’s low-residency MFA in Creative Writing program had numerous achievements this year: Converse’s MFA faculty and alumni presented at panels at this year’s Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference in Portland, Oregon. Graduates Lisa Hase-Jackson and Cinelle Barnes, and faculty Leslie Pietrzyk and Richard Tillinghast presented readings of their work or presented papers at…
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The Augusta Chronicle published a story about David ‘Brooks’ Smith ‘00 and his new role as vocational director for Columbia County. Brooks earned his Education Specialist (EdS) in Administration and Supervision from Converse College. While serving as Director for Aiken County Schools and Aiken County Career and Technology Center, he helped to establish one of…
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Ann Taylor Adams ’19 was recently featured on the South Carolina IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (SCINBRE) website. While at Converse, Ann received the Psychology Department’s Outstanding Senior award for her research and community service. She is the recipient of a Rehabilitation Services Administration scholarship; Ann plans to pursue a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation…
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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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Anna Harris Parker ’07 recently published her chapbook, Dress, which addresses themes of ritual, faith, loss, transition, and discomfort. Published by Main Street Rag Publishing Company, Anna has committed nearly ten years to this project. Anna is an assistant professor at Augusta University, where she teaches composition and creative writing. She also directs Augusta University’s…
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Dr. Neval Erturk presented a poster titled, “Changes in the Gene Expression of Albino Wistar Rat Livers by Ophiocordyceps sinensis and Ganodernum lucidum,” at the Integrative Omics Conference organized by National Center for Genome Resources in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Emily Parker ’18 (Nisbet Honors) and Julia Campbell ’18 (Nisbet Honors) were coauthors on this…
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Lynette Eason ’93 recently published her latest book, Code of Valor, part of her Blue Justice Series. Lynette Eason is the best-selling, award-winning author of more than fifty books including the Women of Justice series, the Deadly Reunions series, the Hidden Identity series, and the Blue Justice series. She writes for Revell and for Harlequin’s…
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Lindsey Brakhage recently wrote a children’s book to help fundraise her opportunity to sing in Mozart’s opera Die Zauberflöte in Berlin, Germany this summer. Her book, Lindsey the Lion, is about a little girl with fiery red hair that has one big problem: her voice. Whenever she speaks, her voice is so loud that glass…
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Marian Gotko Dampier ’57 was recently featured in Houston County Living magazine. After more than 30 years in teaching, Marian continues to inspire others through her piano and voice lessons. She received a Bachelor of Music in Music Education with a minor in Voice from Converse. Read the story here… Learn More! Music Education Music…
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