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It's Easy Being Green
"The Princeton Review's Guide to 322 Green Colleges" profiles Winthrop in the fourth annual edition, praising the university's impressive resume of green-related affiliations and accreditations for putting it's "Live.Learn.Lead." motto to action in it's sustainability efforts.
Father David Valtierra Scholarship
The Father David Valtierra Peace Studies Scholarship was established in 2010 to honor and remember the contributions of Father David Valtierra,Winthrop University’s Catholic campus minister and Oratory priest who served on the Peace Studies committee since its founding in 2006. Father David taught peace studies classes, sponsored peace studies events, and supported the minor by setting an example of how to live a peaceful life. Helen Layton, a political science major from Lake Wylie, SC was awarded the scholarship in 2010. The Peace Studies committee will award one scholarship each spring semester to a deserving minor with a grade point average of at least a 3.0 who desires to work for peace, justice, and or conflict resolution in the local community or in the global context. Applications for the scholarship are located in the College of Arts and Sciences, 106 Kinard.