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Homecoming Information


Homecoming 2015 is November 9th-14th

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HOMECOMING 2015: New York, New York: A Winthrop State of Mind

Monday, November 9, 2015

Paint the Town Garnet & Gold-Rescheduled to Tuesday due to Weather 
Community Concourse 
10:00 am- 5:00 pm

Kick off the week as we show our Eagle pride around  campus, painting the windows of DIGS and the West Center Garnet & Gold. For more information or to sign up click here. 
Sponsored by the Student Homecoming Committee

Chalk Your Spirit-Rescheduled to Tuesday due to Weather  
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 10, 2015

Homecoming Court Presentation
DiGiorgio Campus Center-The Edge
Come watch the announcement of the Homecoming court finalists. Voting for the 2015 King and Queen will begin immediately following the presentation.  Click here to vote! 
Sponsored by the Student Homecoming Committee

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Homecoming Dinner in Thomson!

Dining Services will have a Homecoming Themed dinner in Thomson

RSA Banner Decorating Party
 DiGiorgio Campus Center-114
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 12, 2015

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! 
Sponsored by the Student Homecoming Committee, Gentlemen’s League and the Association of Ebonites

Friday, November 13, 2015

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 Concert
Byrnes Auditorium
Doors open at 6:30 pm and the show begins at 8:00 pm
Tickets are on sale during common time and cash and credit card are accepted. Online ticket sales for alumni will begin October 9th.

The Homecoming Concert scheduled for Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, in Byrnes Auditorium has been canceled because the promoter, Iconic Productions, would not agree to the terms of a contract with Winthrop for use of the event facility. As ticket sales were handled by Iconic Productions, students must contact to arrange for refunds.

Saturday, November 14, 2015

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

Men’s Basketball vs. Hampton
Winthrop Coliseum 4 pm
Come out and support your Winthrop Eagles for the season opener! The 2015 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. For more information click here
Sponsored by Sorority and Fraternity Affairs


<November 2015>
1- C.R.O.P.
- The 39 Steps
2- LAST FISH ON EARTH: Our Happy Re-Granulated Future
- Man + Land + Water
- Student Life Professional Development Session
- The Dating Game
3- Decorate your own cupcake fundraiser for Special Olympics
- It's Game Time
- LT meeting
- MLK Day Penny Wars
- Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Fellowships & Awards
- Pi Kapp's Fall Fling
- Sex Talk and Blow Pops
- Sex Talk and Blow Pops: The Prequel
- Student Foundations Exhibition
- Student Organization Training
- The Game of Life: It's A Hard Knock Life
4- Film Screening: Watermark
- RUF Large Group
- Student Life Professional Development Session
- What Not To Wear!!!
5- Council for Exceptional Children
- For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide: When the Rainbow is Enuf
- SEAC Weekly Meeting
- Student Peace Alliance Call Out Meeting
- Teacher Ed Info Session
- Tutor Interest Meeting
- Underexposed Film Festival: Sci-Fi Animation
- Winthrop College Republicans: Meeting
6- "The New South: Shifting Cultural Norms" town hall meeting
- Chair Chats with Southern Democratic State Party Chairs
- Interdisciplinary Studies Water Conference
- Kickin' it with the Poodles
- Parent's Night Out
- Step Practice
- Teacher Ed Info Session
- Tim's Town Hall with U.S. Sen. Rand Paul
- Tri Sigma Dodgeball Tournament
- Winthrop vs Gardner Webb
7- Administration of the SAT Exam
- Adminstration of the MPRE
- Eagle Flicks: Cinderella
- Extended Gallery Hours for Interdisciplinary Studies Water Conference
- Geocaching event
- Interdisciplinary Studies Water Conference
- Winthrop University Water Conference
- Winthrop vs UNC Asheville
8- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Brass Ensemble
9- Church of Christ Campus Ministry Interest Meeting
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Jazz Guitar Ensembles
- Finance 101: Money Under 30
- LAST FISH ON EARTH: Our Happy Re-Granulated Future
- Man + Land + Water
- Step Practice
- Student Foundations Exhibition
10- Book Sale
- Cans-giving: Thanksgiving Food Drive
- Career Spotlight Series
- DSU Board Meeting
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Chamber Orchestra
- Fine Arts Lecture Series
- Homecoming Court Presentation
- Homecoming Talent Show Dress Rehearsal
- MHR at USC
- MLK Day Student Leader Info Sessions
- Paint the Town Table
- Phi Alpha Theta Induction
- Pie an Athletic Trainer/Coach
- Pride Sampler
- Quidditch Fundraiser
- RSA Homecoming Chalk Your Spirit
- Tutor Interest Meeting
- Winthrop vs NC Central
11- A Sea Change
- Dining Services Advisory Board Meeting
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Clarinet Choir
- Faith and Reason: Friends or Enemies?
- Open Mic Night
- RSA Homecoming Banner Decorating Party
- RUF Large Group
- Step Practice
- T'is the Season With Alpha Delta Pi
- Winthrop Ring Day
12- Bake Sale
- Battle of the Classes
- Campus Flu Clinic
- Cans-giving: Thanksgiving Food Drive
- Club Med meeting
- Common Book Event: Dr Deana Morrow
- DIY Jewelry fundraiser
- Documentary film showing - The Widowmaker
- GLoBAL Bake Sale
- Life Blooms Eternal
- MAT & MAT5 Information
- MLK Day Student Leader Info Sessions
- Pie-A-Professor
- Step Practice
- Student Allocations Training
- Veterans Day Ceremony
- Winthrop Dance Theatre
13- Athletics-Upcoming Events
- Brotherhood Bubble Soccer
- Homecoming Author signing
- South Carolina Retirement Seminar
- Spotlight on Scholarship: Dr. Jason Silverman
- Winthrop vs Presbyterian
14- Homecoming Tailgating
15- Innovate Create Engage Initiative Lecture
- Winthrop Dance Theatre
16- Geography Awareness Week: Mapping the Winthrop Community
- Hunger and Homelessness Panel
- Meet Your State Legislators
- Student Foundations Exhibition
- Taste of the World
- Writer's Block
17- A Premiere Party
- Arts For Life Donation Drive
- Cans-giving: Thanksgiving Food Drive
- Geography Awareness Week: Mapping the Winthrop Community
- International Tea
- MAT & MAT5 Information
- MLK Day Student Leader Info Sessions
- Non-Supervisor EPMS Training
- RAIN LOCATION for Vegan Smoothie Sale
- The Mask You Live In- Documentary Screening
- The Significance of Tea
- Tribeta Fundraising
- Vegan Smoothie Sale
- Winthrop vs Truitt-McConnell
18- Criminology Speaker Series
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Symphony Orchestra
- Geography Awareness Week: Mapping the Winthrop Community
- International Education Week Movie/Panel
- MSW Information Session
19- Arts For Life Donation Drive
- Ben Carson Campaign- Student Led
- Beta Beta Beta Fundraising
- Cans-giving: Thanksgiving Food Drive
- Club Interest Meeting
- Geography Awareness Week: Mapping the Winthrop Community
- Great American Smokeout
- Greek 101 Table
- Innovation Panel
- International Education Week Speaker
- Making Holiday Cards for Soldiers
- Marathon fencing
- MLK Day Student Leader Info Sessions
- Non-Supervisor EPMS Training
- Plain Jane Bake Sale
- Plain Jane Executive Meeting
- Resume Workshop
- SAI Doughnut Sale
- Sex and Morality in the Middle Ages
- Snow Skiing/Snowboarding Class - Registration Meeting
- The Cat Walk
- The Iowa Amish School Controversy: 50th Anniversary of The Photograph that was Worth More than 1,000 Words.
- Winthrop College Republicans: Meeting
- Winthrop University Writers Reading Series
20- Art Education Capstone Show Opening
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Wind Symphony
- Fall One-Act Festival
- Student Organization Training
- Winthrop vs Jacksonville State
21- Fall One-Act Festival
- Interfaith Dinner
- New Member Presentation
- Quidditch Fall Hill Games 2015
2223- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Chorale
- Jazzercise
- NAACP Town Hall Meeting
24- Make your own Dream Catcher
- Preparing and Applying to Medical School
- Senior Art Education Exhibition
25262728- Winthrop vs NC Central
2930- Church of Christ Campus Ministry Bible Study
- Senior Art Education Exhibition
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