September 27, 20167:00 PMSIMS 215
WU NCTE and WU Literary society students will lead the 8th annual
Banned Book Reading with the guidance of Dr Casey Cothran. They will read:
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, by Mark Haddon
Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out, by Susan Kuklin
Nasreen's Secret School, by Jeanette Winter
Habibi, by Craig Thompson
Two Boys Kissing, by David Leviathan
September 27, 2016
A variety of events will be held in Dina’s Place and Thomson Cafeteria to commemorate this day. Students will be able to register to vote and get absentee ballot information.
October 4, 201611:00 AMDina's Place
Dr. Karen Kedrowski will give a brief history of Presidential Debates in the United States.
October 12, 20167:00 PMByrnes Auditorium
Lawrence Ross, recently released his latest book, BLACKBALLED: The Black and White Politics of Race at America's Campuses. It is a blunt look at the history, and current state of race relations, for African American students at predominately white institutions (PWIs). His lecture: KNOW BETTER, DO BETTER: College, Racism, and YOU centers on informing students about the history of campus racism, how to prevent it, and what you should do about it. Hosted by the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs and the office of Diversity and Student Engagement.
October 11, 2016
Dr. Scott Huffmon will discuss the latest results of the Winthrop Poll. Will include voter registration/absentee ballot info table. Sponsored by the John C. West Forum.
October 19, 20167:00 PMRichardson Ballroom ADr. David Holmes, Walter G. Mason professor of Religious Studies, Emeritus, at the College of William and Mary will give a lecture based on his recent publication: "The Faiths of the Founding Fathers."
November 4, 2016 (tentative)
NEW Leadership alumni will gather with mentors in Columbia to discuss goals and progress.
November 20166:00 PMDina's Place
Discussion about the history, implementation and successes and failures of Act 388 in South Carolina. Featuring Dr Holley Ulbrich (Clemson University) and Mr Ted Pitts (former SC legislator and President of the SC Chamber of Commerce), plus one other potential speaker. Part of the SC Issues Series.
November 29, 20167:00 PMTBA
Early Spring 2017- Date TBATBA
Part of the SC Issue Series.
Summer InstituteMay 12-18, 2017Winthrop University Campus
The John C. West Forum on Politics and Policy at Winthrop University is pleased to partner with the College of Charleston to bring the NEW Leadership Summer Institute to South Carolina. NEW Leadership South Carolina is affiliated with the NEW Leadership Network created by the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University. For additional information, go to the NEW Leadership South Carolina HOMEPAGE.