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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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Dr. David Berry, Dr. Don Scott, and Katherine Bobbett ’20 presented their poster, “How Earworms Are Born: An EEG Study of Original Melodies That May Come to Stick in the Brain” at the ‘Brain, Cognition, Emotions, and Music (BCEM) — The Quartet With a Missing Link’ conference. The day and a half conference was organized…
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Music Performance major Jennings Cavin ’20 was awarded the Dr. Maude Etheredge Graduate Fellowship for the 2020-21 academic year from Alpha Lambda Delta. She plans to attend the University of Missouri – Columbia where she’ll pursue an M.Ed. in student affairs. Jennings was inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta in 2017. Only twenty-six graduate fellowships are…
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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

South Carolina grad schools

The Class of 2020 has a great future ahead of them! See where some of our seniors have been accepted for grad school: Audrey Bourdages (Nisbet Honors) – St. George’s University Medical School. Mia Gottschalk – Medical University of South Carolina School of Pharmacy. Kathleen Holcombe – University of South Carolina Zoe Kushubar (Nisbet Honors)…
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Dr. Maddy Behravan and students, Steffi Kong ’20 (Nisbet Honors) and Alejandra Martinez ’20 (Nisbet Honors) co-authored a poster titled “Investigation of Normal Cell and Cancer Cell Attachment and the Effects of Ganoderma Lucidum Using Electric Impedance Sensing Technique”. The poster was presented at the South Carolina INBRE Science Symposium in Columbia in January. Learn…
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Valkyrie Steffi Kong tennis Murphy Osbourne award

Psychology major and women’s tennis student-athlete Steffi Kong ’20 (Nisbet Honors) has been chosen as the 2019-20 Murphy Osborne Scholar-Athlete Award winner. She is the first Valkyrie to earn this prestigious award. The Murphy Osborne Award goes to an outstanding senior student-athlete and it is the highest academic award presented by Conference Carolinas. A native…
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Biochemistry degree SCICU Fangman Presentation

Isabel Fangman ’21 (Nisbet Honors) presented the results of her 2019 summer and fall research project at the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) research symposium on February 20, 2020. Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Dr. Jennifer Hawk served as her research mentor for this SCICU funded project. During the summer and fall of 2019,…
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Theatre Converse’s recent devised theatre production, Growing Old, might be considered a mashup of oral history, dramatic improv, and reality tv, all about issues facing senior women. “I had to cast people who had good interpersonal skills because, in addition to being great actors, they had to be able to interview well and listen,” says…
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Petrie Music Lawson students competition

Converse singers from the School of Music and the Lawson Academy competed at the spring classical music South Carolina National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) auditions held at Furman University. Three of our students won their respective categories, and five others also qualified to advance to the Mid-Atlantic Regional auditions. Congratulations to all our…
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