Frontiers Magazine

Frontiers Magazine

Current Issue:
Fall/Winter 2016


Class Notes – Fall/Winter 2016

Find out what your SMC classmates have been up to! Read More

In Memoriam – Fall/Winter 2016

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Alumni Events – Fall/Winter 2016

The Alumni Office hosts numerous fun and exciting events each year for alumni and friends of the college. Read More

A Lasting Impression

“I am forever grateful for my six years at SMC, for this fountain in my honor, and am excited for what lies ahead for the college.” says Dr. Keith. Read More

Danny Gulledge ’96: A Pioneer Hero

Lt. Danny Gulledge ’96 is one of Spartanburg Methodist College’s true alumni heroes. Read More

Ingrid Keller ’04: Bringing Music to Many Ears

For Ingrid Keller ’04, spreading the joy of music around her community is not only part of her job, it is her passion. Read More

Professional Development Seminar

When SMC freshman Austin Hinkle ’18 went to a meeting with a local financial planner to talk about starting a retirement account, he remembered what he’d learned in his Professional Development Seminar Read More

Uncommon Strength, Enduring Love: Ruth Searcy Ballard ’52

On September 20, The Ballard Center, which houses the college’s new Professional Development Program, was officially opened and dedicated in memory of Ruth Ballard by her husband, donor Ret. Air Force Lt. Col. Arthur “Ted” Ballard ’51. Read More

Students Warm Up to Judd Cellar Coffee Shop

When students returned to campus in August, a hot cup of coffee was waiting for them in the newly transformed Judd Cellar Coffee Shop, which proudly serves Starbucks. Read More

Work It

For the first time this summer, 18 Spartanburg Methodist College students participated in internship opportunities provided through Jonathan Keisler, professor of economics, and Kathleen Brown, director of the Pioneer Learning Communities (PLC) Read More

A Culture of Commitment

SMC’s culture of commitment and support has produced winning teams over the years – and 2015-2016 was a shining example. Read More

Solar Cells & Scottish Culture

Over the summer, two separate teams of SMC faculty and students participated in grant-funded research projects. Read More

Faculty Awards – Fall/Winter 2016

In August, Dr. David Gibson, Professor of Math, won his second North American Scrabble Championship, besting 400 players over five days in 31 rounds. Read More

Trustee Spotlight: James Fletcher Thompson

When Spartanburg MethodistCollege board of trustees chairman James Fletcher Thompson says the college “figures prominently in my family’s history,” he’s offering up something of an understatement. Read More

Bringing Music to Life in the Classroom

When visiting with Dr. Lanny Lanford, professor and director of Spartanburg Methodist College’s Music Department, you immediately get the feeling that he loves what he does. Read More

New Faculty Fall 2016

This fall, SMC welcomed six new faculty, all of whom hold a Ph.D. or terminal degree in their fields. Read More

The Inauguration of W. Scott Cochran

On Friday, November 4, the SMC community celebrated a new chapter in its history with the inauguration of W. Scott Cochran. Read More

President’s Message

I hope you’ve enjoyed the fall season as much as I have. Read More