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Message from the Executive Director

June 2017

Tuttle, Lori

Dear Alumni and Friends:

Winthrop Day at Carowinds: Join Winthrop students, alumni, faculty and staff for a fun-filled day at Carowinds at the conclusion of Welcome Week! Admission to the park and parking are included in the deeply discounted $38 ticket, and $1 from every online ticket sale supports the Winthrop Fund. Wear your Winthrop gear and come out to show your Eagle pride! Tickets can be purchased online here with username: Winthrop and password: Eagles.

Human Nutrition 100th Anniversary: In celebration of 100 years of food, nutrition, dietetics and dietetic education, Winthrop is sponsoring a statewide student research symposium and Centennial Celebration Sept. 6 in Richardson Ballroom. The event will begin with the statewide student research symposium from 4-6 p.m., followed by a reception and dinner at 6 p.m. The guest speaker at the dinner will be Lucille Besler, M.S., R.D., former Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics president. All Human Nutrition alumni will be invited, so save the date! For more information, contact Wanda Koszewski, associate professor and chair of the Department of Human Nutrition, at

Homecoming and Reunion Weekend 2017: Save the date for Homecoming and Reunion Weekend Nov. 17-18, 2017! The Office of Alumni Relations is inviting alumni authors to participate in our inaugural alumni author showcase on Friday, Nov. 17, during Homecoming and Reunion Weekend on campus. Whether you have written fiction, non-fiction, poetry or children’s books, we look forward to your participation! Participants in the alumni author showcase will have the opportunity to visit Winthrop and sign books for current students, faculty/staff and fellow alumni. The alumni author showcase will be held during the inaugural Homecoming on the Green event, which will be a family-friendly event to kick off Homecoming and Reunion Weekend with music, food and activities. Interested in participating? Email Lori Tuttle, executive director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving, at, by Friday, Sept. 15.

Alumni Awards: Each November, the Winthrop Alumni Association presents awards during the Alumni Awards Ceremony and Luncheon, held during Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, to alumni who have demonstrated Winthrop's tradition of excellence. The Honors and Awards Committee of the Alumni Executive Board reviews nominations and selects winners. Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2017 Alumni Distinguished Service Award, Alumni Professional Achievement Award and Outstanding Young Alumni Award. Nominations can be submitted via the Awards Nomination form (pdf) via email to Lori Tuttle, executive director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving. Nominations will be accepted through Friday, Aug. 25.

Winthrop Plan Receptions Continue: The Alumni Association is excited to host regional alumni receptions with President Dan Mahony as he introduces the Winthrop Plan, the university's strategic plan through 2025. See the calendar below to find a reception in your area. We hope to see you soon so that you can learn more about Winthrop's future!

Aug. 1
Rock Hill
6 p.m., Tuttle Dining Room

Sept. 27
Savannah, GA
6 p.m., Soho South Cafe

Oct. 11
Washington, D.C.
6 p.m., Busboys and Poets

Oct. 25
Atlanta, GA
6 p.m., The Warren City Club


Lori Tuttle

Executive Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving

Alumni Association
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Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
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