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HOMECOMING 2014: “A MARDI GRAS WINTHROP: BOURBON STREET MEETS ALUMNI DRIVE”


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. 

Sponsored by the Student Homecoming Committee

 

Chalk Your Spirit

 Scholars Walk

12pm-2pm

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 Student Union-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.

Sponsored by the Student Homecoming Committee

 

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

RSA Banner Decorating Party

114 DiGiorgio Student Union 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

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 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 wualumni@winthrop.edu

Sponsored by Alumni Relations

Homecoming Comedy Show featuring Brandon T. Jackson

Opening act, Comedian Chad Daniels

Byrnes Auditorium 7 pm

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

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

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

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.

Sponsored by Sorority and Fraternity Affairs

 


GO EAGLES!
<October 2014>
SMTWTFS
1- Grad Finale Essentials- Fall 2014
- So WU got Talent Auditions
- Who''s Dogging Who
- Women's Soccer vs High Point
2- Association of EBonites Executive Board Meeting
- Campus-Wide flu clinic
- Career Spotlight Series
- JET Program
- Vegetarian Society Meeting
- Voter Registration Table
- Voters Registration Drive
3- Casual Friday
- Level 100: Take 2
- Opening Reception - Winthrop University Galleries
- Winthrop Fund Board Meeting
- Winthrop vs PC
- WU Swing Dancing
4- Cyber Saturday
- Family Day-Rock n Roll Trivia
5- OCM Prayer Service
6- Alpha Kappa Psi Family Feud
- Friends of Dacus Library Annual Meeting
- WUHA Zumba Night
7- Alpha Kappa Psi
- CERRA Senior Staff meeting
- Education and Integration in the South
- Fight Like A Girl (Bake Sale Event)
- Intoduction to Shcrum
- Question Bridge: Black Males Blueprint Roundtable
- Student Allocations Training Sessions
- The Misconception of Black Greeks
- Tradition Tracking Tuesday
- Traditions Tracking Tuesday
- Where does my money go? - Flight Plan
8- 50th Traveling Exhibit
- Career Fairs and the Reality of the Job Search
- College Democrats Meeting
- Kick Away Cancer
- Shored Up Documentary Screening
- Student Alumni Council Meeting
- The Seagull
9- Alpha Kappa Psi Lock-In
- Cupcake Bar
- Poetry Reading with Derick Burleson
- Provost's Spotlight on Scholarship Series
- Student Organizations Training
10- Intro to Adobe Premiere/Adobe After Effects
- Optional Practical Training (OPT) Work Benefit for F1 International Students
- Recruitment Meeting
- Relay For Life Fundraiser
- Winthrop vs UNC Asheville
11- Eagle Flicks: Cesar Chavez
- SAT Test Administration
- Winthrop vs Gardner Webb
12- Out Run Breast Cancer 5k
- The Seagull
13- Rape Aggression Defense (RAD)
14- Bicycle Bar Comes to Campus
- Ensemble Series; Winthrop Percussion Ensemble
- Information Session
- Interest Meeting
- Major Minor Fair
- SC Superintendent of Education Debate
- Sigma's Rock-a-thon
- Superintendent of Education Debate
15- NSCS New Member Induction
- Rape Aggression Defense (RAD)
- Women's Soccer vs Charleston Southern
16- Culture Club General Meeting
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop University Saxophone Recital
17- Winthrop vs High Point
18- Winthrop vs Campbell
192021- A Journey in Courage
- Come find out about how Phi Kappa Phi can help pay for grad school
- Guest Lecturer: Walter Everett, “It was Fifty Years Ago Today: The Beatles in 1964.”
- Homecoming Talent Show Auditions
- Michaela Pilar Brown
- Question Bridge: Black Males
- Where Drawing and Painting Meet
22- African Students Association Dance Workshop
- Breast Cancer Awareness Program
- College Democrats Meeting
- Men's Soccer vs Gardner Webb
- Reasons to be Pretty
- Sunday's Best Rehearsal
23- Common Book Series: Food Matters: Ethics and Economics
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble
- MATH291/292/393 Skils Check Trial 2
- Medium Cindy Kaza
- MSW Informational Session
- Phi Alpha Delta Initiation
- Sorority 101
- Student Allocations Training Sessions
- VPC costume contest and horror movie
24- A Night of Poetry w/ Spoken Word Artists Jinahie and G Yamazawa
- Employment Options for International Students
- First Look Friday
- Homecoming Talent Show Auditions
- Introduction to Word Press
- Student Organizations Training
- WU Swing Dancing
25- CPC Day
- CPC Day (Rain Location)
- Friday the 13th
- GRE Test Administration
26- Reasons to be Pretty
- Sunday's Best College Edition
27- Etiquette Dinner
- WUG Artist Talk – Michaela Pilar Brown
- WUHA Yoga Night
28- Balancing the C's
- Halloween Happenings
- Homecoming Court Interviews
- Hornsby Lecture I: Self-Justification in Everyday Life
- Safe Passage and Office Victim's Assistance
29- Ensemble Series; Winthrop Flute Choir
- Fiend Fest
- Homecoming Court Interviews
- Hornsby Lecture II: Pills, Profits, and Pseudoneuroscience
- Sorority 101
- Speak About It
30- Academic Training for International Students with J1 Exchange Visa
- Annual Wellness Fair
- Ensemble Series; Winthrop Jazz Ensemble
- Holyween
- Homecoming Court Interviews
- Open Mic Night
31- Preview Day
- Winthrop vs Coastal Carolina
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