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Clergyman , educator , historian

Gary Scott Smith, American historian, educator, clergyman. Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church (United States of America), 1982. Named Pennsylvania Professor of Year, Carnegie Foundation for Advancement of Teaching and Computer-Aided Software Engineering, 2001. Member Conference Faith and History.

Background

Smith, Gary Scott was born on October 12, 1950 in Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Roger Gary and Cary Arlene (Boardman) Smith.

Education

Bachelor, Grove City College, 1972. Master of Divinity, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 1977. Master of Arts in History, Johns Hopkins University, 1979.

Doctor of Philosophy in History, Johns Hopkins University, 1981.

Career

Campus missioner Coalition for Christian Outreach,, Edinboro (Pennsylvania) State College, 1972-1974;guest lecturer religion and philosophy, Grove City (Pennsylvania) College, 1978-1980;instructor sociology, Grove City (Pennsylvania) College, 1980-1981;assistant professor, co-director Christian ministries program, Grove City (Pennsylvania) College, 1981-1985;associate professor, Grove City (Pennsylvania) College, 1985-1990;professor, Grove City (Pennsylvania) College, since 1990. Interim pastor Clen-Moore United Presbyterian Church, New Castle, Pennsylvania, 1983.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church (United States of America), 1982.

Works

Membership

Member Christian Sociological Society.

Connections

Married Patricia Marie Jamison, May 27, 1972. Children: Gregory Scott, Joel Andrew.

father:
Roger Gary Smith

mother:
Cary Arlene (Boardman) Smith

spouse:
Patricia Marie Jamison

child:
Gregory Scott Smith

child:
Joel Andrew Smith