Frontiers Magazine

Frontiers Magazine

Current Issue:
2023 Fall

Students First, Students Always

Dr. David English Camak had a vision in 1911 when he launched the Textile Industrial Institute – provide local mill workers with access to an education to help their prospects for a better future. They would also be more equipped to succeed in their jobs and advance their economic and social standing.

Academics: New Psychology Degree Expands SMC’s Four-Year Offerings

The study of the human mind is increasingly more popular with a generation of students who are more focused on mental health than any in history. SMC is meeting that need with its new Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree.

Board of Trustees: SMC Trustee’s Hoop Dreams Hit the Big Screen

SMC Board Trustee Marilyn Murphy lights up when she talks about basketball. Bonding and playing with her teammates. Traveling on the bus to other towns for games. Seeing the pride and support from her small, hometown community.

Advancement: New Trustees Join SMC’s Board

Six new faces have joined the Spartanburg Methodist College Board of Trustees over the past two years, adding their experience and expertise to the oversight body.

Advancement: Ducketts Committed to ‘Family’ Gained at SMC, Give Back

Family is important to the Ducketts. Whether it’s the connection between mother and daughter, or the “family” that came from their connection to Spartanburg Methodist College (SMC). And for the Ducketts, it’s important to embrace and support future generations of their “family.”

Professional Development: SMC Students Get First-Hand Experience Consulting for Local Organizations

College graduates from all over the country leave school with an in-depth knowledge of the theory and concepts of their chosen field of study. They are ready to tackle the work of joining their profession and working on the concepts they have learned.

Professional Development: SMC Senior Wins Inaugural Apex Showcase, Highlighting Career Skills

Spartanburg Methodist College senior Geovana Batres Ardon drew on her own experience trying to navigate a path to college as inspiration for her senior Capstone project.