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07/22/2011

Alumna’s Stock Gift Supports Two Winthrop Scholarships

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 The Collins Sisters Endowed Scholarship and the Collins Sisters Annual Restricted Scholarship provide financial support for students studying any major with preference given to students from Chester, S.C.
 In addition to Anderson, several other members of the Collins family have also attended Winthrop, including her sisters Joe Ann Collins Dickson, Class of 1954; and Margaret Collins Boshamer, Class of 1962; and her sister-in-law Rhonda Phillips Collins, Class of 1980.

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Nancy Anderson
ROCK HILL, S.C. - Chester, S.C. native Nancy Hines Collins Anderson, Class of 1955, has given Winthrop University a stock gift valued at more than $29,000. The gift will be added to two existing funds established by the Collins family in 2009.

The Collins Sisters Endowed Scholarship and the Collins Sisters Annual Restricted Scholarship provide financial support for students studying any major with preference given to students from Chester, S.C.

In addition to Anderson, several other members of the Collins family have also attended Winthrop, including her sisters, Joe Ann Collins Dickson, Class of 1954, and Margaret Collins Boshamer, Class of 1962; and her sister-in-law, Rhonda Phillips Collins, Class of 1980.

Anderson was the wife of the late LTC George Anderson, Sr.,Class of 1976, and she has three sons, Robert, George and Richard, Class of 1996.

Anderson received her bachelor’s degree in home economics from Winthrop University. She was a military wife before starting her career in real estate and joining Joe Collins Real Estate, the business her father started.

She is an active member of the Chester community and has worked with Chester Downtown Development, the Chester Chamber of Commerce and the Chester County Historical Society.

For more information on making a gift to Winthrop, contact the Office of Development at 803/323-2150. 

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