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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 your student group or group of friends to paint the Windows of DIGS and the West Center. See the Winners here

WU Spirit Letters and Announcement of Homecoming Court 
Find out who made Homecoming Court and won Paint the Town. Then decorate your own paper mache W and U, to add some WU spirit to your room or apartment. All supplies will be provided. 
Richardson Ballroom 8 p.m.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Election Night Watch Party 
Richardson Ballroom 6:30 p.m. 
Dr. Disney will be speaking on the Electoral College, food provided by Ararmak and this is a Cultural Event. 

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 

Eagle Madness Pep Rally
West Center 9:30 p.m. 
T-shirts to the first 500 students. 

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Garnet & Gold Patrol 
Student Alumni Council will be on the patrol handing out citations to those caught not wearing Winthrop colors, or gear. 

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!  This year's show is hosted by Darren "Big Baby" Brand from MTV's Wildin' Out. 

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

Block Party 
Richardson/Wofford Circle 6 p.m. 
Join the party outside for food trucks, novelties and more. 

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 Ferrum College 
Coliseum 4 p.m. (Free to Winthrop students with ID)
Tickets can be purchased here
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.Tickets are $15.00 at the door.  
Questions contact  
Sponsored by Sorority and Fraternity Affairs


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7- New Student Social
8- Board Game Night
9- Council of Student Leaders Meeting
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- Hovering by Mark Hamilton
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10- Alzheimer's Association: Understanding and Responding to Behaviors
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11- Coffeehouse Cru
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12- Coffee and Cocoa with TKE
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- Social Work Club Meeting
13- Back the Pack
- COE Faculty Assembly
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1516- Day of Unity
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- Plain Jane meeting
- Swagger Jack'd Auditions
- The MLK Candlelight Vigil
- The MLK Vigil
17- Bi-Weekly ACM/STARS Meeting
- Eye to Eye by Phil Moody
- Fine Arts Alumni Presentations
- Gay and Greek forum
- Hovering by Mark Hamilton
- Interior Design Rendering Show
- March of Dimes tabling
- Miss Black & Gold Scholarship Pageant Informational
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- Peer Mentor Recruitment Tables
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- Tell It All Tuesday
- TKE Comedy Show
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18- Book Club
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19- Alpha Psi Omega Trivia
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- Culture Club Meeting
- March of Dimes tabling
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- Peer Mentor Recruitment Tables
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- Swagger Jack'd Auditions
- The History of Presidential Inaugurations
- The League of Extraordinary Characters Club Meeting
- WUG Artist Talk: Babette Wainwright
20- Pancake Fundraiser
- Resident Assistant Information Session
- Returning Peer Mentor Interest Meeting
- Throwback Trivia
- Tutee Seminar
21- A Day of Toy Stories
- SAT Administration
2223- Eye to Eye by Phil Moody
- Hovering by Mark Hamilton
- Interior Design Rendering Show
- Karaoke Night
24- Misconceptions of Black Greeks
- Ring Sales Day
- Spring Involvement Fair
- Student Alumni Council Informational Session
- The 2017 BMX World Championships: Rock Hill’s Strategy for Sports Tourism
25- 3.5 Academic Excellence Reception
- EagleFlicks Presents: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
- Privilege Awareness Seminar
- Ring Sales Day
- The Voice: Journey To Self
26- A Ranger's Life
- Come find out about scholarships, fellowships, and awards!
- Hot Chocolate and Treats
- Hot Chocolate Tabling
- Hovering: Feminist Perspectives
- Informational Meeting
- Ring Sales Day
- Roddey McMillan Record NewspaperTabling
- Video Game Night
27- Magician Nash Fung
- Winthrop Athletics Hall of Fame
29- Friends of The Conservatory Series: Roberta Rust, piano
- Plain Jane Meeting
- Politics and Performance- Tim Miller
30- Eye to Eye by Phil Moody
- Hovering by Mark Hamilton
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31- 2017 Spring Vendor Expo
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- Foundations Exhibition
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