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Converse is extremely proud of the following MFA students and graduates for their recent accomplishments. They were led by our illustrious MFA faculty members Susan Tekulve, Tyree Daye, and Denise Duhamel. MFA poetry student Marlanda Dekine was selected as a participant in the highly competitive Tin House Writer’s Conference and was offered a full fellowship…
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Meg Hanna-Tominaga’s photo essay “It Died Before It Bloomed: Terror Unable to Sweep the Nation as Terror Sweeps the Nation” was accepted for publication in the Etudes Online Theatre & Performance Studies Journal for Emerging Scholars. This issue highlighted designs that were not brought to fruition in productions due to COVID-19 cancellations. Professor Tominaga’s submission…
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Dr. Will Case was the September speaker for the Western South Carolina Section of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. His presentation explored the intersection of chemistry and engineering in wine science. Learn More! Chemistry at Converse Dr. Will Case

interior design Converse program

Professor Meirav Goldhour delivered a virtual talk on “Design Software Compared: Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Foyr Neo” as part of an educational talk series. This event was organized by Foyr Neo, a new, emerging 3D design software that Converse’s Interior Design program recently adopted. Professor Goldhour introduced and compared the different design software used in academia…
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Converse Athletics

Converse has partnered with Christie Campus Health, in addition to five other schools, to launch a customized, mental health platform that provides strategies for improving mental health and well-being. Christie Campus Health will be a 24/7 resource for Converse’s student-athletes to turn to for emotional support. Read more about the CONNECT@College program here. Learn More!…
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Strickland chemistry Converse College

Dr. Sheri Strickland was accepted as an active learning fellow for the Active Learning Workshop for Analytical Chemistry Instructors National Follow-up Workshop at Indiana University. Dr. Strickland also gave a presentation at the national level entitled “Science meets soft skills: Active learning in the quantitative analysis lab” for the 2020 Biennial Conference on Chemical Education….
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philosophy program Converse SC

Dr. Kevin DeLapp served as a judge at the Clemson University-Milliken & Company Ethics Competition in March. In addition, he had a paper on the early Jesuit reception of Confucianism accepted for presentation at the South Carolina Society for Philosophy. Dr. DeLapp was also accepted to the Council of Independent Colleges’ seminar on “New Currents…
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Steffi Kong ’20 (Nisbet Scholar) and Alejandra Martinez ’20 (Nisbet Scholar) were coauthors with Assistant Professor of Physics Dr. Maddy Behravan on a paper titled “Investigation of Normal Cell and Cancer Cell Attachment and the Effects of Ganoderma Lucidum Using an Electric Impedance Sensing Technique”. Their research was published in the July 2020 edition of…
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John Jeter News Feature Writing award

The South Carolina Press Association honored Converse Professor John Jeter with a first-prize award for ‘News Feature Writing’ in the Greenville Journal. Professor John Jeter is an adjunct professor in our Music Business and Technology program. He recently collaborated with our Petrie School of Music and its Music Business and Technology program and Oregon-based startup…
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alpha lambda delta converse

The “Maintaining the Flame Award” is presented to select Alpha Lambda Delta chapters that demonstrate excellence in areas of programming, internal communication, and campus visibility. Converse is one of only six recipients this year. Converse’s chapter is advised by Dr. Edna Steele and Dr. Jeffrey Barker, and the 2019-2020 year was led by: Chloe Griffin,…
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