Students research psychology

Dr. Marie LePage presented research she completed with Psychology students Michelle Cardona ‘20 and Dani Varquez ’20 at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Conference in Atlanta last November. This research was entitled “The Climb: The Highs and Lows of Mental Health on the Appalachian Trail.” Learn More! Psychology at Converse Dr. Marie LePage

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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Steffi Kong ’20 (Nisbet Honors) presented her research with Ann Taylor Adams ‘19 and Dr. Marie LePage entitled “Psychological Characteristics of Individuals with Chiari Malformation and Ehlers-Danlos” at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Conference in Atlanta. Steffi also presented a poster at the Materials Research Society Meeting in Boston, entitled “Investigation of Normal…
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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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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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Psychology Conference

Dr. Shannon Martin and Bethany Spencer ’19 created a poster, “Investigating Tourette’s Disorder: Comorbid Symptoms, Personality Features, and Tic Severity.” Dr. Martin and Bethany presented the poster at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association in Jacksonville, Florida. Learn More! Dr. Shannon Martin Psychology at Converse Research at Converse

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Courtney Dziewior ’21 (Nisbet Honors) was awarded first place in chemistry poster presentations at the annual South Carolina Academy of Science meeting at Francis Marion University. Courtney researched her poster, “Synthesis of Stimuli-Responsive Programmable Polymers: Will Ethyl Acrylate, Maleic Acid, or Heat Work?” with her mentor Dr. Sheri Strickland. Courtney also presented a poster at…
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Presentation boards at research conference

Biology major Brittany Leonard ’20 (Nisbet Honors) presented a poster on “The Effect of Juglone and Ailanthone on Kudzu Growth” at the South Carolina Academy of Science meeting and did an oral presentation at the 15th Annual SC Upstate Research Symposium at the University of South Carolina Upstate. Her research mentor was Dr. Edna Steele….
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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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Emily Giep, Science, Technology and Research Scholar (STARS) program alumni 2016-2018, received lifetime fellowship and full honors for outstanding achievement at the national level in scientific research and leadership at the American Junior Academy of Science meeting held in Washington DC. Research mentor Dr. Neval Erturk guided Emily’s research titled “Effects of Estrogen and Phytoestrogen…
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