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We look forward to seeing you in 2015!

HOMECOMING 2015 will be November 9th-14th. 


The Schedule for 2014 is listed below.

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


<December 2014>
1- Committee meeting
- Faculty Series: Tracy Patterson, saxophone
- Penny Wars Week
- Staged Reading - Red Locks
- Winthrop vs Savannah State
2- Christmas Bake Sale
- Deaf Culture
- Ensemble Series; Winthrop Symphonic Band
- Fading Your Footprint!
- Homecoming Committee Recap Meeting
- Hot Chocolate Extravaganza
- Hot Chocolate Extravaganza (Rain Location)
- Nutrition-led Agriculture Approach to Food Security in Senegal
- Selling Christmas-grams
- Senior Art Education Exhibition
- Traditions Tracking Tuesday
- Winthrop vs Campbell
3- Holiday Card Sale
- Private, Members only: WOOF movie night
- Professional Development Committee
- Rape for Profit: The Film
4- Build your own Gingerbread house
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Collegiate Choir and Winthrop Jazz Voices
- Girl Can We Talk
- Hot Chocolate Extravaganza
- Hot Chocolate Extravaganza (Rain Location)
- Jabberwock Pageant Interest Meeting
- Krispy Kreme Donut Sale
- Pictures with Santa
- Smart Stuff Study Break
- SwaggerJack'D
- The Video Production Club Presents: Santa Claus (1959)
5- 25th Anniversary Pottery Sale
- Acoustic Night with Mitch Clark & Emily Hearn
- Annual Christmas Tree Lighting
- Art Education Exhibition
- Senior Choreography Showcase
- The End of Year Party
6- Christmas Relay
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Irish Music Ensemble, Na Hlolair
- Law School Admission Test
- MATH 303 Putnam Exam, Session 1
- MATH 303 Putnam Exam, Session 2
- SAT Test Administration
- Special Event: Winthrop Opera Workshop Presents: Little Red Riding Hood
- Studybreak: Video Games & Magic: The Gathering
7- Officer Training
- Senior Choreography Showcase
8- Biology 300 Poster Presentation
- De-Stress Education Event
- Enactus Christmas Sweets Sale
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Carolinas Wind Orchestra
- NEO|NEO – a retrospective exhibition of the late Winthrop faculty member David Freeman (1937-2013)
- Residence Life RA Info Session
- Small is the New Big: Stacey Davidson
- Spades Tournament
- Sweet Hour of Prayer
- Yule Ball
- ZTA Christmas Party
9- Exam Tutoring
- Winthrop Retirees Meeting
- Winthrop vs Mars Hill
10- Pups and Cups
- Therapy Dogs
111213- Winthrop vs Davidson
14151617- Graduate School Information Request
- Student Leader Debriefing
18- Fall 2014 Graduate Commencement
1920- Fall 2014 Undergraduate Commencement
21- Winthrop vs Reinhardt
282930- Winthrop vs Longwood
31- Winthrop vs Longwood
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