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Welcome to the Winthrop Homecoming and Alumni Reunion
Homecoming Information


Homecoming 2016 is November 7th-11th




More events and event details will be posted in September. 

Monday, November 7, 2016

Paint the Town
Community Concourse 10am-6pm 
Show your school spirit and sign up your student group or group of friends here to paint one of the DIGS or West Center Windows. 

WU Spirit Letters
Richardson Ballroom 8 p.m.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Election Night Watch Party 
Richardson Ballroom 7 p.m. 

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 

Eagle Madness Pep Rally
West Center 7 p.m. 

Thursday, November 10, 2016

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! 

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

Homecoming Walking Parade 5 p.m. 
Block Party at Richardson/Wofford Circle 

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 TBD
Coliseum 4 p.m. (Free to Winthrop students with ID)
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. Information regarding tickets will be posted in October.
Questions contact  
Sponsored by Sorority and Fraternity Affairs


<October 2016>
1- Archives Exhibit for Family Day
- Billiards and Ping Pong Tournament
- Check-in for Family Day
- Family Day academic session
- Family Day Festival
- Family Day Festival Rain Location
- Family Day Picinic
- Family Day Picnic Rain Location
- Family Day Welcome
- Gents Academy
- Grillin' with GENTS
- Jostens Ring Sales for Family Day
- Music Mayhem
- Phone banking for Hillary Clinton and Fran Person
- SAT Administration
- Volleyball vs High Point
- Wing War
2- Genetic Snowflakes: Alcohol, Choices, and You!
- Special Event: Concert on the Lawn
- Things My Mother Taught Me
3- Friends of Dacus Library Annual Meeting
- Interest Meeting
- One Love Foundation Escalation Workshop
- Open Enrollment Webinar
- Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See by Charles Williams
4- A Brief History of Presidential Debates
- Ambassador information sessions
- Call of Duty: Campus Warfare
- Debate Viewing Party
- Elections Around the World
- Faculty Series: Kristen Wunderlich, soprano and Janice Bradner, piano
- Financial Planning and Investment Club Meeting
- Last minute voter registration
- Light The Night Donations
- MAT Information Session
- Painting 2016
- Plastic Bag and Battery Drive
- Ring Sales Day
- Study Abroad Informational Session - Experience Japan
- THINK of this program!
5- Interest Meeting 2
- Linked Into Professionalism
- McNair Information Session
- PEBA Perks-Wellness Screening
- Ring Sales Day
- Spring Awakening
- Treat Me Like a Dime
- Women's Soccer vs Charleston Southern
- WU: An Inclusive Community
6- Ambassador information session 2
- Bake Sale
- Be a Note-Maker, Not a Note-Taker
- Circles for Sisterhood Bake Sale
- Create Your Own Candy Apples
- FLSA Training
- Fundraiser for AWC
- Golf Club Meeting
- MSW Information Session
- Salsa Magic
- Salsa Magic Rain Location
- Tau Sigma Chapter Meeting
- The Friends of The Conservatory Series: The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra
- The Peace Process in Colombia
- WINR Personnel Meeting
7- Casual Fridays
- Get to Know Us S''more
- Pop-up Tutoring
- Salud
- Salud (Rain Location)
- WU Swing Dance
8- Club Softball vs. Clemson
- CPC Day
- EagleFlicks TBA
- Men's Soccer vs High Point
- Winthrop Gold Cup 2
9- Spring Awakening
10- "The Spanish Apartment" Screening
- AWC Meeting
- Behind the Sheets
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Saxophone Studio Recital and Winthrop Saxophone Quartet
- FLUX by Mario Marzan
- Greece Study Aboard Information Meeting
- Painting 2016
- Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See by Charles Williams
11- "Fall in Love with ADPi"
- Accessibility Fair
- Ambassador Information session 3
- Exercise Science Club Meeting
- Fall Career & Graduate School Fair
- FLSA Training
- Help Me Understand
- Lupus Philanthropy Tabling
- My Brilliant Career - Alumna Betsy Kate Mullins
- Paws for the Cause
- SBCS Weekly Meeting
- Snow Skiing/Snowboarding Class: Info & Interest Mtg
- Student Allocations Training
- Winthrop Poll talk
12- Ambassador Information Session 4
- An Evening of Poetry and Painting
- COE Graduate Studies Open House
- Know Better, Do Better: College, Racism, and YOU
- Krispy Kreme Sale
- Large Group
- Mass Meeting
- Open Enrollment Webinar
- Volleyball vs NC Central
13- #Freshface
- Alternate Tutee Seminar
- Ambassador Information Session 5
- I am...
- Interim Grade Recovery Workshop
- Snow Skiing/Snowboarding Class: Info & Interest Mtg
- SWAT's Gluten-Free Bake Sale
1415- NBCC Administration
- Women's Soccer vs Gardner Webb
161718- "The Syrian Struggle Today: Refugees, Displacement, and Reconstructing a Nation"
- Cookies & Conversation
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Percussion Ensemble
- Faculty-Led Program Fair
- Family Trust-Budget Education Seminar
- Financial Literacy
- FLUX by Mario Marzan
- Painting 2016
- Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See by Charles Williams
19- Debate Viewing Party
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Flute Choir
- I'm Not...
- Large Group
- Religion and the Postwar Presidents
20- Artist Talk and Gallery Walk-Through - "Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See" by Charles Williams
- Character Counts Event
- Culture Club Meeting
- Guest Artist Series: Blake Tyson, marimbist
- Lupus Philanthropy Tabling
- Student Organization Training
- The Year of Gentlemen
- Winthrop Wesley Campus Ministry Tabling
21- Bridge Program Advising Session
- COE Faculty Assembly
- COE Scholarship Luncheon
- CPC Council Meeting
- Freestyle Friday
- King and Queen Pre-Screening
- Volleyball vs Liberty
22- Baseball Exhibition Game vs Wingate
- Hall-Lympics
- Volleyball vs Radford
2324- CPC EXEC Meeting
- FLSA Training
- FLUX by Mario Marzan
- Know Better Do Better Conversation
- Painting 2016
- PSTA Meeting
- Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See by Charles Williams
- Special Event: Winthrop Opera Theatre Presents American Songbook
25- A Woman's Business
- Alpha Psi Omega Costume Sale
- Buddhist Speaker
- Fall Grad-Finale
- Fine Arts Alumni Presentations
- Foster Families and Adoption Information Session
- Halloween Happenings
- Hula Hoop for Hope
- Operation Christmas Child - Tabling
- Volleyball vs Charleston Southern
- Women''s Soccer vs High Point
26- Dining Services Advisory Board Meeting
- Men's Soccer vs Gardner Webb
- One Love - Escalation
- Ring Sales Day
- Special Event: Delta Omicron Presents Contemporary Music Series
- Winthrop Ghost Tours
27- Alpha Psi Omega Costume Sale
- Artist Talk and Gallery Walk-Through - "FLUX" by Mario Marzan
- Arts Lab Performance
- Candy Apple Slices Sale
- Down Syndrome Today
- Film Review: Just Eat It - A Food Waste Story
- Flight Plan - Networking
- Fresh Check Day Wellness Fair
- Plain Jane Bake Sale
- Smash Away Cancer
- Student Allocations Training
28- King and Queen Interviews
- Student Spotlight
- ZTA Kickball Tournament
29- GRE Administration
- Great Pumpkin 5k Race
- Halloween Movie: The Abandoned
- Men's Soccer vs Longwood
- TED Info Session
3031- Fantastic Treats and Where to Find Them
- FLUX by Mario Marzan
- Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See by Charles Williams
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