University Publications

University Publications

Because Methodist University is a community of diverse interests, there are numerous publications designed to appeal to our unique audiences.

MU Today

MU Today is a magazine for alumni and friends of Methodist University, one of which is the Annual Report of Donors. Publication highlights faculty, staff and student accomplishments, athletic and alumni news and campus events.  For more information, contact the Director of Marketing & Communications, Roxana Ross, at (910) 480-8408 or


smallTALK is the student newspaper. It covers campus news, cultural activities, and athletic events. It is designed by students for students, and it is distributed for free.  For more information, contact smallTALK advisor, Aly McKenna, at (910) 630-7292 or


Tapestry is an art and literary magazine published annually featuring a collection of creative and critical writing and artwork by students, alumni and faculty. The magazine is free to those who request a copy.  For more information, contact Tapestry's faculty advisor, Dr. Michael Colonnese, at (910) 630-7081 or

Monarch Review

Monarch Review is Methodist University's journal of undergraduate research and creativity. This student-run journal features work from all academic and artistic disciplines, ranging from life sciences to literary analysis and from photography to musical performances (but excluding creative writing). Undergraduates are invited to submit outstanding work to be considered for publication. Following the model of academic publications and art juries, each work is anonymously reviewed by two or more faculty members, and feedback is provided to the student scholars and artists. The journal is published annually, both in print and online. For more information, contact the Managing Editor of the Monarch Review, Baylor Hicks, at (910) 630-7264 or

Longleaf Press Poetry Chapbooks

Longleaf Press is a non-profit literary press housed at Methodist University that specializes in quality poetry chapbooks from authors living in the Southeast. Area poets submit works to an annual contest for a chance to have their chapbook published. Chapbooks may be purchased (see the Web site for details). Excerpts from all of the chapbooks can be found on the Longleaf Press Web site.  For more information, contact the Managing Editor of Longleaf Press, Dr. Michael Colonnese, at (910) 630-7081 or


4th Annual Presidential Lecture with Cal Ripken Jr.

"Get in the Game: Success in Sports and Life"


Cal Ripken Jr.
Baseball’s all-time Iron Man and...

Foreign Film Series: "Ida"

Anna, a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a dark family secret dating back to the years of the...

Friends of Music presents “From Church to Tango”

Presented by Friends of Music

Alejandro Pinzón is an experienced teaching artist with a quest to inspire others through art...