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Homecoming Information


Homecoming 2015 is November 9th-14th

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HOMECOMING 2015: New York, New York: A Winthrop State of Mind

Monday, November 9, 2015

Paint the Town Garnet & Gold-Rescheduled to Tuesday due to Weather 
Community Concourse 
10:00 am- 5:00 pm

Kick off the week as we show our Eagle pride around  campus, painting the windows of DIGS and the West Center Garnet & Gold. For more information or to sign up click here. 
Sponsored by the Student Homecoming Committee

Chalk Your Spirit-Rescheduled to Tuesday due to Weather  
Scholars Walk 
In conjunction with Paint the Town, come out and express your Eagle spirit in chalk!
Sponsored by Resident Students’ Association (RSA) and the Student Homecoming Committee

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Homecoming Court Presentation
DiGiorgio Campus Center-The Edge
Come watch the announcement of the Homecoming court finalists. Voting for the 2015 King and Queen will begin immediately following the presentation.  Click here to vote! 
Sponsored by the Student Homecoming Committee

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Homecoming Dinner in Thomson!

Dining Services will have a Homecoming Themed dinner in Thomson

RSA Banner Decorating Party
 DiGiorgio Campus Center-114
Show your Winthrop Spirit by stopping by to decorate a Homecoming Banner! Music, fun and PRIZES! Banners will be displayed on campus throughout Homecoming; come build upon this lasting Winthrop tradition. Basic materials will be provided by the Resident Students' Association.
Sponsored by Resident Students’ Association (RSA)

Thursday, November 12, 2015

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! 
Sponsored by the Student Homecoming Committee, Gentlemen’s League and the Association of Ebonites

Friday, November 13, 2015

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 Concert
Byrnes Auditorium
Doors open at 6:30 pm and the show begins at 8:00 pm
Tickets are on sale during common time and cash and credit card are accepted. Online ticket sales for alumni will begin October 9th.

The Homecoming Concert scheduled for Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, in Byrnes Auditorium has been canceled because the promoter, Iconic Productions, would not agree to the terms of a contract with Winthrop for use of the event facility. As ticket sales were handled by Iconic Productions, students must contact to arrange for refunds.

Saturday, November 14, 2015

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

Men’s Basketball vs. Hampton
Winthrop Coliseum 4 pm
Come out and support your Winthrop Eagles for the season opener! The 2015 Homecoming King and Queen will be announced during half-time.

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. For more information click here
Sponsored by Sorority and Fraternity Affairs


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1- Arts Lab - Playlists We Missed
- Global Friends
- Information Session
- LEAD 120A Committee Meeting
- Relay for Life
- Student Learning at a Liberal Arts Institution
- The Clothes Pin Movement
- Winthrop vs Liberty
2- New Member Retreat
- SC McNair Orientation
- Winthrop vs Liberty
3- Ensemble Series: Delta Omicron
- Phi Kappa Phi Induction Ceremony
- Special Event: The Rock Hill Music Club
- Winthrop vs Liberty
4- Empowered by Enactus: Entrepreneurship and Branding
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Jazz Seminar
- Sigma Breaks the Stigma
- The Gentlemen''''''''s League Presents...
5- Chivalry: Dead or Alive
- Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret
- Creative Habitat Fair
- Creativity Fair
- Ensemble Series: New Music Concert Series
- Fine Arts Senior Exhibition
- Information Session
- Money Wi$e: Financial Literacy Workshop #2
- Relationship vs Religion
- Reverse Career Fair
- Sigma Breaks the Stigma
- Tabling
- Tabling for our LionShare Challenge Event
- Up in Smoke
6- Arrowmont School of Crafts Artist Talk
- Come See Me Meeting
- Creative Writers Reading Series: Metta-Sáma Melvin
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Symphony Orchestra
- Gala Ticket Sales
- Minute To Win It.
- Slaughter City
- Winthrop vs Presbyterian College
7- Coffee House Cru
- CR Meeting
- Fine Arts Lecture Series: Art, Business, and the Creative Spirit
- If You're From Africa, Then Why Are You White?
- Information Session
- Karaoke Night
- King and Queen of Diamonds Tabling
- LOEC Meeting
- Marathon Fencing
- Miss Ability Pageant
- Provost's Spotlight on Scholarship Series
- The Up and Down and Up of Depression
8- DSU Installation Ceremony
- Eagle Flicks: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
- Fish Fry
- HCMA Semi Annual Golf Outing
- New Membership Presentation
- RUF Spring Dance
- Technological Global Sport Immersion
- Winthrop Softball vs Coastal Carolina ESPN U
- WUABJ's Annual Media Mixer: Media World Changers
- WUCycle 2016
9- Eagle Flicks: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
- Winthrop Softball vs Coastal Carolina ESPN3
- Winthrop vs Longwood
- Worldwide Winthrop Day
10- Beta Alpha Psi Initiation
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Brass Ensemble
- NAACP Freedom Awards Gala
- Slaughter City
11- 28th Annual Undergraduate Juried Exhibition
- Fine Arts Senior Exhibition
- M.F.A Thesis Exhibition
- Presidential Status
- Tabling for YRUAlive: College Tour
- TME education event
- YRU Alive Tour 2016: Resetting the Average
12- 50/50 Raffle
- Business Success Extravaganza 2016
- Circle of Sisterhood Tabling
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Clarinet Choir
- Gamma Beta Phi Chapter Meeting
- Rent-A-Nupe
- SOAR Meeting
- Temple Grandin: An Entertaining, Educational Film Event
- WINR Live
- You're Hired-How to Fill out HR Paperwork
13- 13th Annual Ring Ceremony
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Chamber Orchestra
- LGBT Training 101
- Mass Communication Annual Dinner
- Maury
- Shore Stories- Drilling for Oil Off the S.C. Coast
- So What Happens Now Series
- The Forum
- Winthrop vs Wofford
- Yoga TME
14- Autism in Higher Ed
- Earth Day Fair
- Earth Day Fair RAIN LOCATION
- Fine Arts Lecture Series
- Her Campus Presents Lip Sync for Success
- IYS Ticket Sale
- Living Off Campus- Q&A
- Magic the Gathering
- National Crime Victims Week
- PJ Movie Night
- SIAC Track and Field Championships
- Snack Bar Throwback Edition
- Student Organization Skill Builder
- Woman's Empowerment Tour
15- Battle of The Bands
- Casual Friday
- Design and Illustration Thesis Show
- Math Talk: How Mathematics is Making Hollywood Movies Better
- Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony
- Picnic with the Pi's
- Powder Puff
- SIAC Track and Field Championships
- South Carolina Academy of Science Annual Meeting
- Spring One-Act Festival
- SpringFest
- Winthrop Softball vs Charleston Southern
- Winthrop vs Radford
- Winthrop vs Wofford
- WUABJ's Annual Media Mixer: Media World Changers
16- Administration of the GRE
- Administration of the NBCC-NCE-Counseling
- Fish Fry
- SC Academy of Science Annual Meeting
- SIAC Track and Field Championships
- South Carolina Academy of Science Annual Meeting
- Spring One-Act Festival
- SwaggerJack'd 2016
- Winthrop Softball vs Charleston Southern ESPN3
- Winthrop vs Campbell
- Winthrop vs Radford
- WUHA Paint War
17- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Wind Symphony
- Faculty Series: Songs and Proverbs of William Blake Op.74 Lecture/Recital: Jeffrey McEvoy, baritone
- Plain Jane Banquet
- Winthrop vs Radford
18- 28th Annual Undergraduate Juried Exhibition
- Book Drive
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Collegiate Choir
- Fine Arts Senior Exhibition
- M.F.A Thesis Exhibition
- Whose Line is It Anyway?
19- Autism Awareness
- Bank It
- Dorothy Perry Thompson Annual Colloquium
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Chorale and Winthrop Chamber Singers
- Food Truck Event
- IYS Ticket Sale
- Mass Meeting
- NAACP Snack Sale
- Pie and Egg an SAE
- Relaxation Station Tabling
- Relay Elections
- SAC Graduation Celebration
- Social Work Club Celebrates Earth Day
- Teddy Bear Tea Party
- TLC Session - Tutoring Webinar
- Tri Sigma Rock-A-Thon
- Winthrop vs Davidson
- Wounded Warrior Event
20- African Students Association Dance Workshop
- Def Poets Society Dine n Unwind
- Dining Services Advisory Board
- Gamma Beta Phi Chapter Meeting
- Night of Cultural Resistance
- RUF Large Group Senior Sendoff
- Therapy Dogs in DIGS
- Winthrop Softball vs Presbyterian College
- Winthrop University College Democrats Meeting and Elections
21- 2016 Division of Student Life Awards
- 2nd Annual International Bazaar
- Domestic Violence Awareness Event
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Symphonic Band
- IYS Ticket Sale
- Lean In, Get Messy and Find Your Superpowers
- Paint an SAE
- Peer Mentor Bake Sale
- SEAC Grow-A-Plant Earth Day Celebration
- Social Work Club Celebrates Earth Day
- Tutor Recruiting
- Winthrop University Galleries Artist Talk
22- Benefit Concert
- Best Practices for Artist Workshop
- CreatorSpace Opening Recepetion
- End of Year Celebration
- Portfolio Reviews w/ Gwynne Rukenbrod Smith
- Recognition Event for International Ambassadors and Volunteers
- Sexual Assault Conference 2016
- SOURCE: Showcase of Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors
- Student Choreography Showcase
- Winthrop Softball vs Campbell
23- Gamma Beta Phi Induction Ceremony
- Preview Day
- Quidditch Fantasy Tournament
- Scholars Celebration
- Student Choreography Showcase
- Tastes Around the World
- Winthrop Softball vs Campbell
24- Baccalaureate Service
- RUF End of Year Banquet
- Special Event: The York County Choral Society Spring Concert
- Student Choreography Showcase
- Winthrop vs High Point
25- 28th Annual Undergraduate Juried Exhibition
- Build Your Own Snack Pack
- Ensemble Series: Carolinas Wind Orchestra
- M.F.A Thesis Exhibition
- The Anthology 2016 Release Party
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26- Interior Design Senior Exhibition
- Mobile Library
- Sno-Cones for Study Day
- Study Day
- Therapy Dogs
27- Late Night Breakfast
- Mobile Library
- TRiO End of Year Banquet
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