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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


<March 2017>
1- Ceramics Club Bake Sale
- Coffeehouse Cru
- End the R word rally
- Ensemble Series: Faculty & Student Concert
- Games on Digs Lawn with Sigma Alpha Epsilon
- Ring Sales Day
- RSA General Body
- Underexposed Film Festival
- WUG Artist Talk: Phil Moody
2- Battle of the Books: Raising Awareness for Childhood Literacy
- Big South Men's Basketball Tournament
- Culture Club Meeting
- Krisy Kreme Fundraiser Doughnut Pick-Up
- Nutrition Education Program
- Quiet Space
- Red Wolf Revival: Short Film Screening & Discussion
- SAC Resume Builinding
- Scaffold Sit
- Social Work Month Tabling
- Student Research Exhibit
- Underexposed Film Festival
3- Casual Friday Discussion
- COE Faculty Assembly
- Creative Writing Showcase
- English Department's Book Sale and Student Poster Presentations
- New and Returning Peer Mentor Meeting
- Open Mic Night
- Underexposed Film Festival
- Winthrop Lacrosse vs Oregon
- Winthrop Softball Invitational
4- EagleFlicks Presents
- Krispy Kreme Race
- Underexposed Film Festival
- Winthrop Softball Invitational
5- Kings and Queens Block Party
- Winthrop Softball Invitational
6- Chi Omega Week of Wishes Karaoke Night
- Chi Omega Week of Wishes Wishing Well Tabling
- Eye to Eye by Phil Moody
- House of Cards - An Interactive Discussion on Homelesses
- Hovering by Mark Hamilton
- Jewelry/Metals Exhibition
- Looking for Mr. or Mrs. Right
- SAE helping hands
- Spanish Film Festival
7- Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated Mu Xi Bake Sale
- Chi Omega Week of Wishes Balloon Release Tabling
- Circle of Sisterhood Speaker
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Percussion Ensemble
- HR Updates for Supervisors
- IVOP: Chicken and Waffles Fundraiser
- Macfeat Family Engagement Event
- Pie a Sigma
- Promoting a Healthy Lifestyle Basket
- Relay for Life Team Captain Meeting
- Safe Spring Break: Spring Fling
- SEAC Tabling
- Sowing Seeds for Growth and Development Tabling Event
- Spanish Film El Libertador
- Student Professional Development
- Tabling for Thanks
8- Chi Omega Week of Wishes Make-A-Wish Balloon Release
- Cru Survey Table
- EagleFlicks Presents: A Ballerina's Tale
- Housing Workshop
- Question Bridge: Women's Voices International Women's Day Panel
- Residence Life Room Sign Up Tabling
- Student Life Professional Development Session
- WU's Line is it Anyway Part 2
9- ASA Bake Sale
- Bikeathon Tabling
- Emsemble Series: Winthrop Jazz Ensemble
- G.E.N.T Tabling
- Health & Wellness Event
- Nutrition Education Program
- Promoting a Healthy Lifestyle Basket
- Residence life Room Sign Up Tabling
- Wear Your Colors
10- Chapter meeting
- Winthrop Baseball vs. Canisius
11- SACAC Mini Camp
- SAT Administration
- Winthrop Baseball vs. Canisius
12- Winthrop Baseball vs. Canisius
1314- Grad School 101
- I'm Here for Me
151617- Winthrop Lacrosse vs Marist
18- MPRE Testing
- Winter Guard International
- Winthrop Softball vs. Presbyterian College
19- Alpha Phi Alpha SPR 17 Neophyte Presentation
- Gentlemen's League Organization
- Winthrop Lacrosse vs Davidson
- Winthrop Softball vs Presbyterian College
20- Family Feud
- Just Eat It: A Food Waste Movie
- Sculpture Exhibition
- Tabling Event
21- A Corporate Competition
- American Sign Language Club meeting
- Chi Omega Tabling Event
- Creative Music Instruments
- Disc Golf Tournament Awareness
- Drone Club Interest Meeting
- French Film Festival: Mood Indigo (L'Écume des jours)
- Medieval Studies The Secret of Kells
- MSC Member Meeting
- National Nutrition Month
- Pie A GENT
- RMR Groove-a-thon Tabling
- Tabling Event
- Tabling for Basket Raffle
- Walk a Mile tabling
- Women's Soccer Club Bake Sale
22- "Bee-lieve" in the Power of Reading
- "The American Revolution in the Carolina Backcountry" by Dr. Walter Edgar
- Alpha Delta Pi's Got Talent!
- ASA Model Practicing
- Coffeehouse Cru
- EmerGENTcy Manhunt
- Francisco Laranjo, International Artist
- Girl Can We Talk
- Queen City CLTive
- RMR Groove-a-thon Tabling
- RSA General Body
- RUF Large Group
- Sophomore Workshop Series: So What Happens Now?
- Student Life Professional Development Session
- The Voice: Journey to Self
- Winthrop American Marketing Association Professional Mixer
- WUHA Throwback Trivia Night
23- Adidas Winthrop Invitional
- Bake Sale
- Bike-a-thon Cookout
- Creative Music Instruments
- Culture Club Meeting
- Disc Golf Tournament Awareness
- Embracing Diversity Within the Workplace
- Fencing on Campus Green
- French Film Festival: "La cour de Babel" ("School of Babel")
- Growing Up Muslim in the South
- Heretics and Saints
- Mark Twain's Fairy Tale, Lecture by Dr. John Bird
- NAACP Change for Change
- National Nutrition Month
- Night of Worship
- Nutrition Education Program
- Queen City CLTlive
- Relay for Life Rave
- RMR Groove-a-thon Tabling
- Social Work Month Speaker's Event
- Star Wars Theme Night
- Summer School Tabling
- The League of Extraordinary Characters Club Meeting
- Walk a Mile tabling
- Winthrop Softball vs Western Carolina
24- 2016 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance(VITA) Program at Winthrop University
- Def Poets Society Writer's Workshop with Tammaka Staley
- Nance Dance
- RMR Groove-a-thon Tabling
- Winthrop Baseball vs. High Point
- Winthrop Conference on Teaching and Learning
25- College Prom Masquerade
- Gents Academy
- Greek Cookout
- Rolller Rave
- Special Event: "The Leipzig Organ Tradition: Bach and Beyond"
- Special Event: DB Johnson Memorial Organ Performance Series
- Special Event:J.S. Bach: “Orgelbüchlein” and “Neumeister Chorales”
- Winthrop Baseball vs. High Point
- Winthrop University Intramural Disc Golf Tournament
26- Peer Mentor Retreat
- Winthrop Baseball vs. High Point
27- Armin Langer Lecture
- Discovering Your Inner Alpha Woman
- Election Forum
- Milk and Honey
- Queer Faith: Understanding Denominational Differences
- Sculpture Exhibition
28- Book A Librarian Promotion
- Common Book: The Walls Family: Dysfunctional or Resilient?
- Create Your Own Major!: The Individualized Studies Major at Winthrop University
- Fine Arts Alumni Presentations
- French Film Festival: "Timbuktu"
- Glass as an Art Material
- Showing of Film "After Spring"
- Summer School Tabling
- SWAT Tabling
- Take Pride In Your Work
- Tell-It-All Tuesday
- The Future of News in the Age of Fake News
- We Are Not This
- WLAC Scavenger hunt
- Women of Excellence Brunch
29- Coffeehouse Cru
- Homebuying Class
- Know Your Right
- Proof
- Real Conversation: LGBTQA with Roberta Dunn
- RSA Movie Night
- RUF Large Group
- The Voice: Journey to Self
- Winthrop Book Club
- Women at Work
- Writing Our Lives: Poems Honoring Women's History Month
30- 5th District GOP Candidate Forum
- A Beginner's Guide to the Alphabet Soup: LGBTQIA+
- Come find out about Sigma Tau Delta scholarships!
- Model United Nations Keynote Address
- Music Then, Music Now
- Pie A Pi Kapp
- Social Justice Through Culture
- Vanguard Information Session
- Welcome to America
31- Casual Friday Discussion
- Faculty/Peer Mentor Mix and Mingle
- GLoBAL Drag Winthrop University
- Relay For Life 2017 -- Rain Location
- Winthrop Opera Production "Die Fledermaus"
- Winthrop Softball vs. Longwood
- WUABJ Reunion Media Mixer
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