Welcome to Wofford College’s Blog Page


From students to professors to staff, slices of life at Wofford and beyond are contained in these blogs. More than just simple online journals, the blogs offer readers the opportunity to interact with the writers by asking questions and making comments.



INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS: Wofford students studying abroad in countries across the world  will post their observations and impressions of their host culture while reflecting upon their own integration into their new community.


WOFFORD EXPERIENCE: What really goes on during the year at Wofford? Follow 5 students as they take you behind the scenes. These students will keep you posted as they grow, change and experience everything Wofford has to offer this academic year. Return often and get to know them as they record friendships, classes and adventures through words, pictures, music and more.


PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLAR: Follow Presidential International Scholar Phifer Nicholson as he journeys to Istanbul, Haifa, and Bethlehem.



FROM THE ARCHIVES: Dr. Phillip Stone, archivist of the college and of the Methodist Church in South Carolina, shares stories, documents, photographs, and artifacts about college, church, and South Carolina history.



Faculty and Staff

DR. TRACY REVELS: Dr. Revels, professor of history, is an active member of “The Survivors of the Gloria Scott,” a Sherlock Holmes society in Greenville, SC. When not reading Sherlock Holmes, Revels is a gifted historian. Her book, Grander in Her Daughters, was recognized with the Rembert Patrick Award as the best scholarly book on Florida history published in 2005.

DR. MARK BYRNES: Dr. Byrnes is an associate professor of history with an “obsessive interest in politics” that he attributes to watching the Watergate hearings as a child. In “The Past isn’t Past” he blogs about politics and current events.


DR. LAURA BARBAS-RHODEN: Dr. Barbas-Rhoden is an Associate Professor and the Coordinator of the Spanish program at Wofford. She blogs about education and the community, the intersection of the two, and how people can work together to build better outcomes.


LAURA CORBIN: Laura Corbin is the Director of News Services at Wofford. She blogs about news, events, and issues important to the Wofford College and Spartanburg Community.



RobinsonDR. RON ROBINSON: Dr. Robinson, known on campus as “Rev. Ron,” is the Perkins-Prothro Chaplain & Professor of Religion.  In Ruminations, he blogs about life on campus, spirituality, culture, nature, flyfishing, interfaith work, life’s crucible moments, and his own faith journey as a Christian.  He shares books, music, art, film, stories and other odds and ends that enrich life.