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Homecoming 2016 is November 7th-11th




Monday, November 7, 2016

Paint the Town
Community Concourse 10am-6pm 
Show your school spirit and sign up your student group or group of friends here to paint one of the DIGS or West Center Windows. 

WU Spirit Letters and Announcement of Homecoming Court 
Richardson Ballroom 8 p.m.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Election Night Watch Party 
Richardson Ballroom 7 p.m. 

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 

Eagle Madness Pep Rally
West Center 7 p.m. 

Thursday, November 10, 2016

So WU Got Talent? Homecoming Talent Show
Tillman Auditorium 7 pm
The Homecoming Talent Show is one of the most anticipated and well-attended events of the year. You will not want to miss out on this homecoming tradition, where Winthrop’s most talented students compete for bragging rights, and a chance to win a grand prize! 

Friday, November 11, 2016

Garnet & Gold Friday
All around the World, All day
Show off your WINTHROP PRIDE! Wear Garnet and Gold and let everyone know who you’re supporting. Send your photos to
Sponsored by Alumni Relations

Homecoming Walking Parade 5 p.m. 
Block Party at Richardson/Wofford Circle 

Women's Basketball vs NC Wesleyan Battling Bishops
Coliseum  7 p.m. (Free to Winthrop Students with ID) 

Saturday, November 12, 2016

South Lawn, Coliseum
11 am-4 pm
Come out for this Homecoming Tradition with alumni, students and community members. Don’t forget the basketball game starts at 4pm. Let’s GO EAGLES!  The tailgating policy is available here 
*PLEASE NOTE: Pets are not permitted at tailgate 
Sponsored by Alumni Relations

Volleyball vs. UNC Asheville Bulldogs 
(Senior Day) 
Coliseum 1 p.m. (Free to Winthrop students with ID)

Men's Basketball vs TBD
Coliseum 4 p.m. (Free to Winthrop students with ID)
Homecoming Court presented at halftime 

NPHC Step Show
Byrnes Auditorium
Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.
One of the biggest Homecoming traditions on Winthrop’s campus is this sell-out event. Information regarding tickets is available here
Questions contact  
Sponsored by Sorority and Fraternity Affairs


<October 2016>
1- Archives Exhibit for Family Day
- Billiards and Ping Pong Tournament
- Check-in for Family Day
- Family Day academic session
- Family Day Festival
- Family Day Festival Rain Location
- Family Day Picinic
- Family Day Picnic Rain Location
- Family Day Welcome
- Gents Academy
- Grillin' with GENTS
- Jostens Ring Sales for Family Day
- Music Mayhem
- Phone banking for Hillary Clinton and Fran Person
- SAT Administration
- Volleyball vs High Point
- Wing War
2- Genetic Snowflakes: Alcohol, Choices, and You!
- Special Event: Concert on the Lawn
- Things My Mother Taught Me
3- Friends of Dacus Library Annual Meeting
- Interest Meeting
- One Love Foundation Escalation Workshop
- Open Enrollment Webinar
- Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See by Charles Williams
4- A Brief History of Presidential Debates
- Ambassador information sessions
- Call of Duty: Campus Warfare
- Debate Viewing Party
- Faculty Series: Kristen Wunderlich, soprano and Janice Bradner, piano
- Financial Planning and Investment Club Meeting
- Last minute voter registration
- Light The Night Donations
- MAT Information Session
- Painting 2016
- Plastic Bag and Battery Drive
- Ring Sales Day
- Study Abroad Informational Session - Experience Japan
- THINK of this program!
5- Interest Meeting 2
- Linked Into Professionalism
- McNair Information Session
- PEBA Perks-Wellness Screening
- Ring Sales Day
- Spring Awakening
- Treat Me Like a Dime
- WU: An Inclusive Community
6- Ambassador information session 2
- Bake Sale
- Be a Note-Maker, Not a Note-Taker
- Circles for Sisterhood Bake Sale
- Create Your Own Candy Apples
- FLSA Training
- Fundraiser for AWC
- Golf Club Meeting
- MSW Information Session
- Salsa Magic
- Salsa Magic Rain Location
- Tau Sigma Chapter Meeting
- The Friends of The Conservatory Series: The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra
- The Peace Process in Colombia
- WINR Personnel Meeting
7- Casual Fridays
- Get to Know Us S''''''''more
- Pop-up Tutoring
- Salud (Rain Location)
- WU Swing Dance
8- Club Softball vs. Clemson
- EagleFlicks TBA
- Winthrop Gold Cup 2
9- Spring Awakening
10- "The Spanish Apartment" Screening
- AWC Meeting
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Saxophone Studio Recital and Winthrop Saxophone Quartet
- FLUX by Mario Marzan
- Greece Study Aboard Information Meeting
- Painting 2016
- Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See by Charles Williams
11- "Fall in Love with ADPi"
- Accessibility Fair
- Ambassador Information session 3
- Coming Out of the Closet
- Exercise Science Club Meeting
- Fall Career & Graduate School Fair
- FLSA Training
- Help Me Understand
- Lupus Philanthropy Tabling
- My Brilliant Career - Alumna Betsy Kate Mullins
- Paws for the Cause
- SBCS Weekly Meeting
- Snow Skiing/Snowboarding Class: Info & Interest Mtg
- Student Allocations Training
- Winthrop Poll talk
12- Ambassador Information Session 4
- An Evening of Poetry and Painting
- COE Graduate Studies Open House
- Know Better, Do Better: College, Racism, and YOU
- Krispy Kreme Sale
- Large Group
- Mass Meeting
- Open Enrollment Webinar
- Volleyball vs NC Central
13- #Freshface
- Alternate Tutee Seminar
- Ambassador Information Session 5
- I am...
- Interim Grade Recovery Workshop
- Punkin Chunkin
- Snow Skiing/Snowboarding Class: Info & Interest Mtg
- SWAT's Gluten-Free Bake Sale
1415- NBCC Administration
- Women's Soccer vs Gardner Webb
161718- "The Syrian Struggle Today: Refugees, Displacement, and Reconstructing a Nation"
- Cookies & Conversation
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Percussion Ensemble
- Faculty-Led Program Fair
- Family Trust-Budget Education Seminar
- Financial Literacy
- FLUX by Mario Marzan
- GLoBAL Bake Sale
- Painting 2016
- Purple Matters table
- Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See by Charles Williams
- SWAT's De-Stressing for Testing
19- Debate Viewing Party
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Flute Choir
- I'm Not...
- Large Group
- Men''''s Soccer vs High Point
- Pastor Thomas Dixon for Senate Rally and Presidential Debate Watch Party
- Religion and the Postwar Presidents
20- "Overalls and Aprons" Movie
- Artist Talk and Gallery Walk-Through - "Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See" by Charles Williams
- Bake Sale for Breast Cancer
- Boograms
- Character Counts Event
- CISabroad Tabling
- Culture Club Meeting
- Guest Artist Series: Blake Tyson, marimbist
- Lupus Philanthropy Tabling
- Pie A Pike
- Purple matters table
- Snow Skiing/Snowboarding Class: Info & Interest Mtg
- Social Work Club film disscussion
- Student Organization Training
- SWAT Tabling
- The Year of Gentlemen
- Unity Wall Forum
- Winthrop Wesley Campus Ministry Tabling
- Women''s Soccer vs Charleston Southern
21- Bridge Program Advising Session
- COE Faculty Assembly
- COE Scholarship Luncheon
- College Con
- CPC Council Meeting
- Freestyle Friday
- Fright Fest!
- King and Queen Pre-Screening
- Volleyball vs Liberty
22- Baseball Exhibition Game vs Wingate
- Hall-Lympics
- Multicultural Student Council Retreat
- Volleyball vs Radford
2324- CPC EXEC Meeting
- FLSA Training
- FLUX by Mario Marzan
- Know Better Do Better Conversation
- Painting 2016
- PSTA Meeting
- Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See by Charles Williams
- Special Event: Winthrop Opera Theatre Presents American Songbook
25- A Woman's Business
- Alpha Psi Omega Costume Sale
- Boograms
- Buddhist Speaker
- Fall Grad-Finale
- Fine Arts Alumni Presentations
- Foster Families and Adoption Information Session
- Halloween Happenings
- Hot Chocolate on Scholars
- Hula Hoop for Hope
- Model United Nations Bake Sale Fundraiser
- NPHC Step Show Tabling
- Operation Christmas Child - Tabling
- Pre-Law Interest Meeting
- Signs on Scholars Walk for Grad Finale
- SWC Halloween Fundraiser
- Talent Show Auditions
- Volleyball vs Charleston Southern
- Who's Line is it Anyways: Creative Habitat Edition
- Women''s Soccer vs High Point
26- Breast Cancer Educational and Lantern Ceremony
- College Republican Election Rally
- Dining Services Advisory Board Meeting
- Know Lupus Program
- Meeting With Charlotte American Marketing Association
- Men's Soccer vs Gardner Webb
- One Love - Escalation
- Ring Sales Day
- Special Event: Delta Omicron Presents Contemporary Music Series
- What is Socialism?
- Winthrop Ghost Tours
27- Alpha Psi Omega Costume Sale
- An Evening of Poe
- Artist Talk and Gallery Walk-Through - "FLUX" by Mario Marzan
- Arts Lab Performance
- Boograms
- Candy Apple Slices Sale
- Doughnut Sale
- Down Syndrome Today
- Film Review: Just Eat It - A Food Waste Story
- Flight Plan - Networking
- Fresh Check Day Wellness Fair
- March of Dimes Walk-Tabling
- NASCAR Diversity Internship Program Informational Session
- Paddy Murphy tag sign-up
- Paint the Town Meeting
- Plain Jane Bake Sale
- Smash Away Cancer
- Student Allocations Training
- Talent Show Auditions
- Video Game recruitment night
- WU International Literacy Association Halloween Bake Sale
28- Glitter Diamond Dolls Dance Recital
- King and Queen Interviews
- Student Spotlight
- ZTA Kickball Tournament
29- GRE Administration
- Great Pumpkin 5k Race
- Halloween Movie: The Abandoned
- Men's Soccer vs Longwood
- TED Info Session
3031- Fantastic Treats and Where to Find Them
- Fear Factor
- FLUX by Mario Marzan
- Paddy Murphy tag sign-up/ Volleyball Tournament sign-up
- Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See by Charles Williams
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