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Monday, November 10, 2014

 Paint the Town Garnet & Gold

Various locations, Rock Hill, SC

Kick off the week as we show our Eagle pride around Rock Hill and on the Winthrop campus, painting window store fronts Garnet & Gold. For more information click here To sign up to participate Click Here

Sponsored by the Student Homecoming Committee

Chalk Your Spirit

 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 11, 2014

 Homecoming Court Presentation

 DiGiorgio Campus Center-Markley’s Steps  11am

Come watch the announcement of the Homecoming court finalists. Voting for the 2014 King and Queen will begin immediately following the presentation. Click Here to vote!

Sponsored by the Student Homecoming Committee


Wednesday, November 12, 2014

RSA Banner Decorating Party

114 DiGiorgio Campus Center 8pm

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 13, 2014

10th Annual Homecoming Talent Show

 Tillman Auditorium 8 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! Hosted by Jay Dukes with special guest DJ T. Mobile. 

Sponsored by the Student Homecoming Committee


Friday, November 14, 2014

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 Comedy Show featuring Brandon T. Jackson
Opening act, Comedian Chad Daniels

Byrnes Auditorium 7 pm

Join Winthrop for a night of hilarious fun at our first ever Homecoming Comedy Show! Advance tickets will be available for purchase.

Advanced tickets: $3 with DSU Fall Pass; $5 with Winthrop ID; $7 for Public

Please click HERE to purchase advanced public tickets 
WU ID advanced tickets may be purchased beginning October 21st during common time and at all DSU events 

Tickets at the door: $10 with Winthrop ID and for Public 

Contact Deborah Allen at for more information 

Sponsored by the DiGiorgio Student Union

 Homecoming Party

Richardson Ballroom 9:30 pm

Join students, alumni, faculty, and staff for the official party of the weekend following the Homecoming Comedy Show. Featuring a live DJ, prizes, cash bar, photo booth and unlimited fun!

Sponsored by the Student Homecoming Committee and Alumni Relations


Saturday, November 15, 2014 

Tailgating –Student Zone

 South Lawn, Coliseum 11 am-4 pm

Come out for this Homecoming Tradition with alumni, students and community members. The Student Homecoming Committee will sponsor a booth just for Winthrop students with FREE food, games and fun! Don’t forget the basketball game starts at 4pm. Let’s GO EAGLES!

Sponsored by the Student Homecoming Committee and Alumni Relations


Women’s Basketball vs. Gallaudet

 Winthrop Coliseum 1 pm

Men’s Basketball vs. Pfeiffer

 Winthrop Coliseum 4 pm

Come out and support your Winthrop Eagles for the season opener! The 2014 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. Get your tickets early! Tickets are $8 prior to Nov. 8th. The week of the show tickets will be $10, and $15 the day of the show. Local high school students will be admitted for $10 with a valid high school ID. Contact Fraternity and Sorority Affairs with any questions at

Sponsored by Fraternity and Sorority Affairs


<November 2014>
1- Friends of The Conservatory Series: Walter Hautzig, piano
- Guardians of the Galaxy
- Multi State Professional Responsibility Exam
- Vision of Prayze Annul Banquet
- Winthrop FC vs. Central Piedmont Community College
- Winthrop vs Charleston Southern
2- Ensemble Series; Winthrop Brass Ensembles
- Hike for Hearing
- Rain Location for Hike for Hearing
3- Committee Meeting
- Ensemble Series; Winthrop Jazz Guitar Ensembles
- Homecoming Talent Show Auditions
4- Fall into Fashion: Worn, Tossed and Found Fashion Show
- Grilled Cheese with SAE
- Just "US"
5- A Gentlemen's Affair
- College Democrats Meeting
- Faculty Staff Appreciation Drop In
- Let's Can Hunger Auditions
- SMS: Social Media Speaks
- Sorority 101
- Student Alumni Council Meeting
6- Bake Sale
- Career Spotlight Series
- Criminal Justice Attorney Speaker
- Dive-in movie
- Fitness Assessment
- Homecoming Comedy Show ticket sales
- Hot Chocolate Bar & Bake Sale Extravaganza
- Hot Chocolate Bar & Bake Sale Extravaganza (Rain Location)
- KAPsi Domestic violence Program
- Relay For Life Committee Meeting
- Student Homecoming Committee Meeting
- The Turn Up Event
- Traditions Tracking Thursday
- Tutor Interest Meeting
7- Casual Friday
- Musical Theatre Workshop - BARE
- Pajama Palooza
- Tri Sigma's Dodgeball Tournament
- WU Swing Dancing
- WU Writers' Collective Weekly Meeting
8- Eagle flicks: Neighbors
- Jazz and Jambalaya
- SAT Test Administration
- Three Game Series against UNCC
9- Chapter Meeting
- Mock Recruitment
- Musical Theatre Workshop BARE
- NAACP Officer & Executive Committee Installation Ceremony
10- Chalk Your Spirit
- committee meeting
11- Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man
- Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man
- Bake Sale
- Ensemble Series; Winthrop Clarinet Choir
- Homecoming Comedy Show ticket sales
- Homecoming Court Campaigning and Voting
- Homecoming Court Presentation
- Knot Another Cold Winter!
- Krispy Kreme Run
- Navigating the APA Manual
- Sigma's Rock-a-thon
- Sorority 101
- Student Organizations Training
- Tutor Interest Meeting
- Veterans Day Remembrance Ceremony
- Veterans Day Remembrance Ceremony (Rain Location)
12- Abilities Experience Awareness
- Creative Habitat Showcase
- Ebola and Liberia
- Ensemble Series; Winthrop Chamber Orchestra
- Homecoming Talent Show Dress Rehearsal
- Love146 Bake Sale
- Official Winthrop Ring Day Sale
- RSA Homecoming Banner Decorating Party
13- Common Book Series: Food Matters: Chemistry and Consumption
- Homecoming Comedy Show ticket sales
- Homecoming Court Voting
- Homecoming Talent Show
- Krispy Kreme Run
- Life Blooms Eternal
- Montreat Info Table
- Pi Kappa Alpha Cookout
- Pikes Band
- Provost's Spotlight on Scholarship Series
- Ski/Snowboard Class Informational Meeting
- Student Allocations Training Sessions
- Winthrop Dance Theatre Concert
- Winthrop Ring Day
14- First Look Friday
- Game Night
- Guild of Emerging Metalsmiths Holiday Sale
- Homecoming and Reunion Meeting
- Homecoming Comedy Show feat. Brandon T. Jackson
- Homecoming Party
- How to Pick a Graduate School
- LEAD 120A Committee Meeting
- No work experience? You can still build a resume. Come find out how!
- PEBA Retirement Seminar
- Recognition Event for International Ambassadors and Volunteers
15- AMP Test Administration
- CAS Scholarship Reception
- Homecoming Basketball Games
- NPHC Homecoming Step Show
16- Alpha Omega Initiations
- Induction Ceremony
- Winthrop Dance Theatre Concert
17- Faculty Series: Poems, Tangos, and Other Diversions: Music of Leonard Mark Lewis
- Let's Can Hunger Benefit Showcase
- Sorority 101
- Taste of the World
- The Experience of Africa
- Winthrop vs Furman
18- Chapter Meeting
- Collecting donations for Tickets for Yule Ball
- End The Word Tabling
- Gobble Grams
- International Tea Party
- Jail and Bail
- Journalist As Bargaining Tools
- Montreat Info Table
- SAFE Zones for Student Organizations
- Stop and Think T-shirts
- Tri Sigma's Toy Drive
- Vegetarian Society Vegan Hot Chocolate!
- Vegetarian Thanksgiving Feast
19- Casino Night
- Ensemble Series; Winthrop Symphony Orchestra
- Krispy Kreme Run
- Lovesgiving
- Student Life Professional Development
- The Margaret M. Bryant Professor Annual Lecture
- Wildin'' Out
20- Bone Marrow Registry Drive
- Career Spotlight Series
- Cocoa Krispies
- Culture Club general meeting
- Desserts Around The World
- Gobble Grams
- Hot Chocolate and Cider Sale
- Investment Club Meeting #2
- MSW Informational Session
- Open Mic Night hosted by comedic musician Brian O'Sullivan
- Psychology Club Fall Workshop: The Value of a Psychology Degree
- Quidditch T-shirt Fundraiser
- Sex in the Dark
- The Catawba Indian Nation: Chief Bill Harris
- Tri Sigma's Toy Drive
- Vegan Hot Chocolate Bar
- Winter Formal
21- Chili Cook Off
- Crown of the Carolinas Gymnastics Event
- Ensemble Series; Winthrop Wind Symphony
- Fall One-Act Festival
- Magician Ran'D Shine
- Recruitment Meeting
- SAFE Zones for Student Organizations
- Travel Signature Day for All Winthrop International Students
22- Belt Testing
- Carolina Quidditch Conference
- Eagle Flicks: Get on Up
- Fall One-Act Festival
2324- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Chorale and Winthrop Chamber Singers
- Winthrop vs East Tennessee State
25- Lunch with SWAT
- Real Talk: How Can We Serve You & WU?
- Ski/Snowboard Class REGISTRATION Meeting
26272829- Winthrop vs Auburn
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