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Dr. Bill Kimball

Dr. William (Bill) Kimball, professor emeritus of English, passed away on June 24, 2020, at the age of 97. For 23 years Dr. Kimball could be seen riding his bicycle to Converse’s campus; this was nothing out of the ordinary, as he took incredible care of himself and his physical health. Despite the daily 20-mile…
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Converse student athlete honor roll

Conference Carolinas released its Presidential Honor Roll presented by Southern Recognition LLC. Each semester, this Presidential Honor recognizes student-athletes who achieve a grade-point-average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale. For Spring 2020, Converse College was represented by a total of 156 student-athletes. The Women's Soccer Team led the way for the Valkyries' 13…
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Converse co-ed Fall 2020

In order to provide the safest environment possible for its community and to minimize the risk of health hazards that can result from travel, Converse College is adjusting the fall 2020 academic calendar. The changes were made with the goal of ensuring Converse students receive the full academic and student experience with as little disruption…
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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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