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Trey Arrington named Executive Director of IT for Spartanburg Methodist College

Spartanburg, SC –  Spartanburg Methodist College is pleased to announce Trey Arrington has joined the college staff and will serve as Executive Director of Information Technology.

Arrington comes to SMC from the Union Hospital District where he was the Director of Information Systems. Prior to the hospital system, he served in various IT and communication roles with Exopack LLC, ProVest Wealth Advisors and IMT Duncan.

Arrington will be responsible for the overall planning, organizing, and execution of all IT and systems functions at SMC.  This includes directing all IT operations to meet student, staff, and faculty requirements as well as the support and maintenance of existing applications and development of new technical solutions.  In addition, he will oversee the server network environment, backup systems, card access system for the residence halls, security cameras campus wide, telephone system, the printing and copying environment, and the interface between Sodexo food service system and student IDs.

Arrington will procure all new equipment and manage the IT operating budget and capital budget, ensuring IT equipment is rotated appropriately within budget constraints.  He will oversee the Vassey Information Technology Center, the SMC office of IT and Computer Services, and is responsible for staffing and supporting all computer labs on campus.

“Trey possesses strong leadership skills and the ability to communicate technical issues effectively across all campus departments to all levels of understanding,” shared Dr. Colleen Perry Keith, President of SMC. “We are confident that Trey will be able to effectively manage our complex college needs and keep us on the cutting edge of higher education technical solutions.”

Arrington holds a BA in Information Management and Systems, with a concentration in Business Systems, from University of South Carolina Upstate. Trey and his wife Jennifer live in Union and are the proud parents of sons of Jonah (4) and John (1).

 

summer school

SMC announces Summer School Sessions for 2014

SMC SUMMER COLLEGE SESSION I  (May 28 – June 27, 2014)

                           

COURSE/ NUMBER

COURSE NAME

 FACULTY

BLDG/ ROOM

CR HR

 

8:00 am -  9:45 am

ENGL 101

English Composition I

Dennis

E-202

3

**BIOL 230

Microbiology

Stinson

M116

4

**PSCI 101

Astronomy and Physics

Holycross

M-115

4

SPCH 201

Public Speaking

Newberry

E-138

3

 

9:55 am-11:40 am

**BIOL 101

Principles of Biology I

Knouse

M-116

4

DRAM 101

Drama Appreciation

Newberry

E-138

3

HLTH 101

First Aid and Personal Safety

Ward

W-304

3

PSYC 101

General Psychology

Farmer

W-201

3

ENGL 210

Readings in World Literature

Perkins

E-203

3

 

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

ENGL 102

English Composition II

Sedberry

E-203

3

HLTH 201

Health Education

Ward

W-304

3

MATH 112

Introductory Statistics

Wethington

M-111

3

HIST 101

Western Civilization I

Cheek

W-202

3

 

1:50 pm – 3:30 pm

PHED 118

Jogging  MWF

Ward

W-304

1

 

Labs

**BIOL 101

Lab 1 MWR – 2:00 – 4:45 p.m.

Knouse

M-206

0

**BIOL 230

Lab 1 MTWR – 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Stinson

M-ANX

0

**PSCI 101

Lab 1 TR – 2:00 – 4:45 p.m.

Holycross

M-213

0

** Students must register for a lab with biology and physical science.

 

 

SMC SUMMER COLLEGE SESSION II (July 7 – August 1, 2014) 

ALL COURSES ON-LINE ONLY

NUMBER

COURSE NAME

 FACULTY

All Courses On-Line ONLY 

CR HR

 

HIST 201

US History I

9:00

Cheek

E-103

3

CSCI 101

Intro to Computer Science

10:30

McDanel

E-104

3

RELI 212

New Testament

1:00

Pratt

E-202

3

LITR 204

American Literature II

2:30

Brackett

E-203

3

*On-Line students must meet on campus July 7 at the indicated time and location.  Students who do not attend the first class will be dropped.  The final exam will be on campus August 1.

Students may not register for On-Line courses after July 3 at 12:00 noon.

 

SMC reserves the right to cancel courses or make changes to this schedule.

 

literary arts

The Blue Granite Review now accepting submissions

THE BLUE GRANITE REVIEW, Spartanburg Methodist College’s literary magazine, is now accepting submissions of SMC students’ works in creative expression—poetry, short fiction, one-act plays, creative non-fiction, art, and photography—through Friday, February 14, 2014, at 3 p.m.

Materials accepted for publication will appear in the 2014 issue of the magazine, which will be distributed on campus in April.

Please send submissions as e-mail attachments in Microsoft Word to Professor Bayne, faculty advisor, at bayneh@smcsc.edu by the deadline indicated above.  Written texts should be typed in 12-point Times New Roman font and should be double-spaced.