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Danielle “Chloe” Griffin ’22 (Nisbet Honors) was awarded a James G. Stemler Study Abroad Scholarship for the 2020-21 academic year. James G. Stemler Study Abroad Scholarships are awarded to Alpha Lambda Delta members who are pursuing a credit-bearing study abroad program to enhance their academic studies. Only 20 national scholarships are given each academic year….
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Chloe Griffin and Jessica Sorrells

Chloe Griffin ‘22 received the best poster presentation award in the bioengineering category at the South Carolina INBRE (Idea Networks in Biomedical Research Excellence) Research Symposium in Columbia, SC on January 25, 2020. She delivered a “3-minute madness” presentation as well as a poster presentation. She presented on research completed with Dr. Jessica Sorrells during…
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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 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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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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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

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Dr. Jessica Williams was accepted to participate in the Preparation for Industrial Careers in Mathematics program hosted by the Mathematical Association of America. Dr. Williams and her research collaborators were awarded a competitive Research Experiences for Undergraduate Faculty Continuation Grant from the American Institute of Mathematics for a week-long meeting this summer at the Institute…
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Students process for Founder's Day

Our 2019 graduating class boats an impressive lineup of potential employers from local businesses including Cleveland Leadership Academy and Glow Lyric Theatre, all the way to Nashville, TN at Ford Motor Credit and TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. See where some of our 2019 grads have received job offers from: Alexis Turner – Ford Motor Credit…
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Photo of Dr. Williams holding her South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Teaching Excellence Award

Dr. Jessica Williams was selected as Converse’s recipient of the 2019 South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Teaching Excellence Award. She was recognized at the awards ceremony in Columbia, SC. Dr. Williams joined the department in 2015 as an assistant professor and teaches courses across the mathematics curriculum. She is a 2015-2016 Mathematical Association of…
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Photo of cover of Differential Equations Journal

Dr. Joseph Barrera’s paper, “Asymptotic expansion of the L^2-norm of a solution of the strongly damped wave equation,” co-authored with Hans Volkmer, was accepted for publication in the Journal of Differential Equations. Earlier this year, Dr. Barrera attended the Joint Mathematics Meetings, the largest annual national mathematics conference in the world, in Baltimore, MD. He…
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