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Welcome to the Winthrop Homecoming and Alumni Reunion
Homecoming Information

2016 Homecoming King and Queen  

Court Campaign Guidelines are available here 


Application Guidelines
 Any full–time Winthrop University student classified as a Junior or Senior by the University is eligible as a candidate for Homecoming King or Queen. 

 Candidates must be in good academic and judicial standing with the university, and have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA (Winthrop University hours only).

 All applications for Homecoming King and Queen must be submitted online and are date and time stamped when submitted. Any applications submitted after the 5 p.m. deadline will NOT be considered.

 Applications are only considered complete when the following items are submitted: the application, short answer responses, and resume.

Oct. 12   Deadline for applications  5:00 p.m.
Oct. 21      Screening of applications 2-5:00 p.m. 
Oct. 22 Candidates' names selected for interviews will be notified by email. no later then 12pm on 10.22  
Oct. 24 All selected candidates need to come to 269 DIGS to sign up for an interview time slot 9:00-5:00 p.m.
Oct. 29 Interviews for King and Queen in DIGS 257 & 256  2-5:00 p.m.     
Nov. 1      Email notification sent to those selected for the court   12:00 p.m.
Nov. 7  Homecoming Court Presentation. Campaigning and voting will begin after the presentation ends TBD     
Nov. 11  Voting ends 12:00 p.m.
Nov. 12   Winners announced at Men's Basketball Game    

Please direct all questions to Pam Varraso at 269 DiGiorgio Campus Center,

803-323-2248  or



<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
- 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
- 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 (Rain Location)
- WU Swing Dance
8- Club Softball vs. Clemson
- EagleFlicks TBA
- Winthrop Gold Cup 2
9- Spring Awakening
10- "The Spanish Apartment" Screening
- AWC Meeting
- 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
- Coming Out of the Closet
- 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
- Punkin Chunkin
- 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
- GLoBAL Bake Sale
- Painting 2016
- Purple Matters table
- Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See by Charles Williams
- SWAT's De-Stressing for Testing
19- Debate Viewing Party
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Flute Choir
- I'm Not...
- Large Group
- Men''''s Soccer vs High Point
- Pastor Thomas Dixon for Senate Rally and Presidential Debate Watch Party
- Religion and the Postwar Presidents
20- "Overalls and Aprons" Movie
- Artist Talk and Gallery Walk-Through - "Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See" by Charles Williams
- Bake Sale for Breast Cancer
- Boograms
- Character Counts Event
- CISabroad Tabling
- Culture Club Meeting
- Guest Artist Series: Blake Tyson, marimbist
- Lupus Philanthropy Tabling
- Pie A Pike
- Purple matters table
- Snow Skiing/Snowboarding Class: Info & Interest Mtg
- Social Work Club film disscussion
- Student Organization Training
- SWAT Tabling
- The Year of Gentlemen
- Unity Wall Forum
- Winthrop Wesley Campus Ministry Tabling
- Women''s Soccer vs Charleston Southern
21- Bridge Program Advising Session
- COE Faculty Assembly
- COE Scholarship Luncheon
- College Con
- CPC Council Meeting
- Freestyle Friday
- Fright Fest!
- King and Queen Pre-Screening
- Volleyball vs Liberty
22- Baseball Exhibition Game vs Wingate
- Hall-Lympics
- Multicultural Student Council Retreat
- 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
- Boograms
- Buddhist Speaker
- Fall Grad-Finale
- Fine Arts Alumni Presentations
- Foster Families and Adoption Information Session
- Halloween Happenings
- Hot Chocolate on Scholars
- Hula Hoop for Hope
- Model United Nations Bake Sale Fundraiser
- NPHC Step Show Tabling
- Operation Christmas Child - Tabling
- Pre-Law Interest Meeting
- Signs on Scholars Walk for Grad Finale
- SWC Halloween Fundraiser
- Talent Show Auditions
- Volleyball vs Charleston Southern
- Who's Line is it Anyways: Creative Habitat Edition
- Women''s Soccer vs High Point
26- Breast Cancer Educational and Lantern Ceremony
- College Republican Election Rally
- Dining Services Advisory Board Meeting
- Know Lupus Program
- Meeting With Charlotte American Marketing Association
- Men's Soccer vs Gardner Webb
- One Love - Escalation
- Ring Sales Day
- Special Event: Delta Omicron Presents Contemporary Music Series
- What is Socialism?
- Winthrop Ghost Tours
27- Alpha Psi Omega Costume Sale
- An Evening of Poe
- Artist Talk and Gallery Walk-Through - "FLUX" by Mario Marzan
- Arts Lab Performance
- Boograms
- Candy Apple Slices Sale
- Doughnut Sale
- Down Syndrome Today
- Film Review: Just Eat It - A Food Waste Story
- Flight Plan - Networking
- Fresh Check Day Wellness Fair
- March of Dimes Walk-Tabling
- NASCAR Diversity Internship Program Informational Session
- NPHC Step Show Tabling
- Paddy Murphy tag sign-up
- Paint the Town Meeting
- Plain Jane Bake Sale
- Smash Away Cancer
- Student Allocations Training
- Talent Show Auditions
- Video Game recruitment night
- WU International Literacy Association Halloween Bake Sale
28- Glitter Diamond Dolls Dance Recital
- 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
- Fear Factor
- FLUX by Mario Marzan
- Paddy Murphy tag sign-up/ Volleyball Tournament sign-up
- Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See by Charles Williams
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