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In an extension of its program development in mathematics and technology, Converse College announces its partnership with Girls Who Code during the 2020-2021 academic year. Girls Who Code aims to close the gender gap in technology and encourages young women to pursue their interest in mathematics and computer science through hands-on learning and mentorship. The…
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Dr. Jessica Williams participated in the Preparation for Industrial Careers in Mathematics program. Dr. Williams and her collaborators researched graph theoretical DNA self- assembly at the Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics at Brown University in June. The group was funded by a grant from the American Institute of Mathematics. Dr. Williams presented…
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Three Converse seniors have been offered full-time positions with Ford Motor Company in Nashville, Tennessee and Tampa, Florida. McKayla Davis ‘19, Jacqueline Torres ‘19 (Nisbet Honors), and Alexis Turner ’19 (Nisbet Honors) were all offered positions in Ford Credit’s Leadership Development Program. Converse’s Career Development Office recently partnered with Ford and coordinated an information session…
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Dr. Jessica Williams and Dr. Joe Barrera attended “MathFest”, the annual national conference of the Mathematical Association of America in Denver, Colorado. At the conference, Dr. Barrera also attended as a Project NExT (New Experiences in Teaching) Fellow. Project NExT, housed within the Mathematical Association of America, is a competitive, professional development program for new…
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Alexis Turner Bard NYC internship

Mathematics major and Computer Science minor Alexis Turner ’19 (Nisbet Honors) is spending her summer in New York. Alexis is part of the Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program, where she takes classes on international affairs and has a full-time internship. “I’m a programs intern at the Business Council for International Understanding which is located…
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Gretchen Marlow ’18 (Nisbet Honors) has been offered a software development role with CGI’s Alabama division. CGI is a global information technology (IT) consulting, systems integration, outsourcing, and solutions company. Learn More! Computer Science Individualized Major

For their senior seminars, students choose a particular topic of interest in mathematics, physics or computer science, and work closely with a faculty member to do a presentation as part of their major during their senior year. Recent seminar topics have included: Applied Mathematics, Women of Mathematics, Graph Theory, Statistics, and Sports and Mathematics.

Politics major Julie Edwards ’15 is the recipient of the James F. Byrnes Award for the most outstanding politics student.

Emili Pickenpaugh ’15, Psychology major and Computer Science minor, has been accepted into the Master’s in Counseling Program at UNC-Greensboro. Emili is the first person in her family to receive a Bachelor’s degree, in addition to advancing to the Master’s level.

After beating a severe medical condition to get to college, a Converse College freshman's efforts are being recognized by the White House. Meredith Boyce, a Spartanburg native, is one of 11 Champions of Change who will be honored at the White House on Tuesday. She made it to college after a brain aneurysm in 2011...
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