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DiGiorgio Student Union

DiGiorgio Student Union


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Cover Drive

Saturday, August 23                  Icons - Cultural Event Small               

A Night in Barbados with NexCyx & Cover Drive
co-sponsored by Diversity & Student Engagement


NexCyx is a hip-hop band that consists of 5 members: Andre (keyboardist), Chadd (drummer), Kris (bassist), Mahalia (lead vocalist), and Russell (guitarist). NexCyx gives off a crazy energy- they are fresh, bold, and upbeat. The band has toured all throughout Europe, North America, and the Caribbean

Cover Drive is a band that strives to bring the sunshine and sounds of their native country, Barbados, to the world. The quartet consists of Amanda (lead singer), Barry (guitarist), Jamar (bassist), T-Ray (drummer/singer). They have shared the stages with mega superstars such as Rihanna and Kelly Clarkson.  

Where: Byrnes Auditorium 
8 p.m.
Price: $5 w/ Winthrop ID; $10 for Public; FREE w/Welcome Week Pass!

 Black Light Party

Sunday, August 24

90's Black Light Party

Be prepared for the ultimate flash back experience! The 90’s black light party, DJ’ed by the fantastic “Manik Mike” Mike Steffan, will be a blast from the past. The night will be filled with good music and dancing. The entire atmosphere will be filled with glow sticks, lights, and black light accessories! A Winthrop ID is required for entry.

Where: Richardson Ballroom 
When: 9
Price: $5 w/Winthrop ID; FREE with Welcome Week pass!



Joanna Burns

Monday, August 25                     Free Button small

CONVOCATION PICNIC:Singer Joanna Burns & Monogrammed Tumblers & Water Bottles

From the Jersey Shore area, Joanna Burns doesn’t like to rock her audience. She likes to move them! She grew up singing harmonies in her mother’s station wagon and ever since she was little her relationship with music has grown. Through hours of playing on her keyboard, Joanna has created her own style of music.

Create your own Monogrammed Tumbler/Water Bottle with your Welcome Week pass.  Each additional Tumbler/Water Bottle is only $1.

Where: Front Lawn (Rain Location: West Center
When: 4 p.m.
Price: FREE with Welcome Week pass!

 Adam Trent

Tuesday, August 26

Magician Adam Trent

Best described as Justin Timberlake meets David Copperfield, Adam Trent is a truly a sensation! A self-taught American illusionist, singer, and comedian, Adam Trent’s style is a combination of magician's illusion with dancing, singing, and comedy. Trent is the youngest and only magician to ever win back-to-back medals in the P.C.A.M. Pro Magic Challenge. He was also named one of the most 10 influential youth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report Magazine!

Where: Byrnes Auditorium 
When: 8 p.m.
Price: $5 w/Winthrop ID; $10 for Public;
FREE with Welcome Week pass!

Please Note: This presentation will be completed in time for students who live in Residence Halls to make 9:30pm floor meetings. 


Step Afrika!

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Wednesday, August 27

Step Afrika!                  

co-sponsored by Diversity & Student Engagement
Opening performance by the WASA Dancers 

Step Afrika! is a percussive dance group that ties traditional African dance and it’s distant cousin, stepping, into fascinating performances. They strive to use the tradition of stepping as a tool to educate and motivate. Over the past 19 years, Step Afrika! Has become one in the top 10 African American Dance companies located within the United States. Their company has just expanded to become a national and international touring company that has performances and dance workshops around the world.

Where: Byrnes Auditorium 
8 p.m.
Price: $5 w/Winthrop ID; $10 for Public;
FREE with Welcome Week pass!

 LOL Comedy Show

Thursday, August 28

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Show

Comedians Arvin Mitchell, Matt Broussard, and Jarrod Harris come together in a hilarious collaboration! Winthrop’s “LOL Comedy Show” will be jam packed full of witty jokes; this will be sure to have you laughing!

Where: Byrnes Auditorium
8 p.m.
Price: $5 w/Winthrop ID; $10 for Public;
FREE with Welcome Week pass!


WU Splash

                                                                                                                     Free Button small Friday, August 29

WU Splash 

Time to cool off, Winthrop! It’s been a long and hot summer. Come celebrate being back on campus by “splashing” all your stress away! WU Splash will be an outside event, complete with a foam pit, water slides, various water activities, and catered ice cream!

Where: Campus Green
When: 3 p.m.
Price: FREE!


Icons - Cultural Event Cultural event icons indicate that the event is worth a cultural credit.
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Icons - Bingo Bingo night icons indicate that the event will be followed by an hour of Bingo!
Icons - Trivia Trivia Night icons indicate that will be a round of trivia regarding the event!
DiGiorgio Student Union
212 DiGiorgio Center
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
803/323-4514 (fax)
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