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Summer 2013

Greenville Tech Students Train to be the Next Generation of Leaders (Greertoday.com, June 4, 2013)

Greenville Tech Students prepare to be the Next Generation of Female Leaders (GreenvilleOnline.com, May 30, 2013)

Winthrop Program Encourages College Women to Join Politics. (The Herald, May 20, 2013)

Readying Women for Leadership in South Carolina. (Post and Courier Blog, May 18, 2013)

NEW Leadership Conference at Winthrop Prepares Future Female Leaders. (May 14, 2013)

Spring 2013

Winthrop Recognizes Exceptional Employees During Annual Ceremony. (April 23, 2013)

Results of the April Winthrop Poll Show Approval Ratings for Congress Falls. (April 17, 2013)

Kedrowski Named as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. (March 6, 2013)

Social and Political Commentator Lectures on Feb. 28 and at Annual Meeting. (February 28, 2013)

Students Experience Presidential Election through Convention, Candidate Visit. (Winthrop Magazine, Spring 2013)

The Syrian Perspective: Two Years Later. (The Johnsonian, February 28, 2013)

"Poverty and Inequality" Dr. Frances Fox Piven on "Charlotte Talks" (WFAE, February 27, 2013)

Professor Touted By TV Host Glen Beck to Speak at Winthrop. (The Herald, February 27, 2013)

Local Representatives Encourage Trade Skills for Students (The Johnsonian, February 28, 2013)

Hospital Group Calls for Medicaid Expansion During Black Caucus Meeting in Rock Hill. (The Herald, February 26, 2013)

York, Chester and Lancaster Residents Urged to Come to Black Caucus Town Hall. (February 25, 2013)

Winthrop Poll Results Show Latest Approval Ratings of National and S.C. Politicians. (February 20, 2013).

Tim Miller touches Winthrop Lives. (The Johnsonian, January 17, 2013).

Performer Tim Miller at Winthrop Jan 7-12 for Week-long Residency. (January 4, 2013)

Fall 2012

Latest Winthrop Poll Covers Approval Ratings, Economy and TEA Party. (December 5, 2012)

Winthrop Poll = Perfect Record. (November 9, 2012)

Mulvaney Challenger Knott at Winthrop Today. (The Herald, October 30, 2012)

Fifth district Congressional Candidates to stop this week at Winthrop. (October 29, 2012)

Winthrop Poll Questions Voters in New Seventh Congressional District. (October 3, 2012)

York Co. Council Candidates Williams, Blackwell Spar on Leadership, Vision for Jobs. (The Herald, September 27, 2012)

Blackwell, Williams to Face off Thursday in District 6 Debate at Winthrop. (The Herald, September 26, 2012)

York County District Six Candidates Debate on September 27. (September 24, 2012)

Lander Students Get a Taste of What Goes Into Preparing for a National Party Convention. (September 19, 2012)

Cate Edwards Pushes Youth Voting at Winthrop. (The Herald, September 18, 2012)

Cate Edwards video on YouTube - excerpts 

Cate Edwards CNN iReport. (September 18, 2012).

Cate Edwards Addresses Students on Sept. 18 About Political Campaigns. (September 13, 2012)

Winthrop's West Forum Offers Election Related Talks. (The Herald, September 12, 2012)

A Learning Experience. (Greenwood Index-Journal, September 11, 2012)

US Presidency Expert Lined Up as Constitution Day Speaker. (September 11, 2012)

Convention Watch Parties Feature Candidates' Favorite Foods. (August 28, 2012)

Winthrop at the DNC. (CN2 compilation of videos. September 6, 2012)

Winthrop Students Dive into Politics with RNC, DNC (WRHI, September 6, 2012)

British Lord Stuart Wood at DNC. (Heraldonline.com, September 5, 2012)

S.C. Students Get Lessons from the Convention (Post and Courier, September 4, 2012)

S.C. College Students Go to Charlotte to Learn U.S. Politics Firsthand (S.C. Radio Network, September 3, 2012)

S.C. at the DNC. (The State, September 3, 2012)

Winthrop Students Explore DNC. (Fox Charlotte, September 3, 2012)

SCSU Student, Prof to Experience Democratic Convention Firsthand. (The Times and Democrat, September 2, 2012)

Winthrop Class Takes Students Up Close at the DNC. (The Herald, August 30, 2012)

Political Science Students Get Their First "Taste" of Political Conventions. (WRHI, August 29, 2012)

Students View Nominating Process Up Close. (The Herald, August 20, 2012)

Big Upside to Democrats in Charlotte. (The Times and Democrat, Thursday, August 16, 2012)

Summer 2012

Winthrop Students to Experience DNC First-Hand. (The Herald, Sunday, August 5, 2012)

Winthrop Students to Participate in DNC. (WCNC, Thursday August 2, 2012)

Class and Plans Underway for Upcoming Political Conventions. (August 1, 2012)

"Members in Action: DNC Attracting Local Civic Engagement" (South Carolina Campus Compact Report, Better Together. Spring 2012, p. 5)

Spring 2012

Winthrop Poll Shows S.C. Residents Evenly Divided on How Gov. Haley is Performing. (April 24, 2012)

Jennifer Collins Foley Video Shorts. #1: Women in Tunisian Revolution.  #2: Understanding Democracy Assistance. ,#3: Making Democracy Assistance Work in Local Contexts

Model United Nations Turns Its Focus to the Middle East March 28-30. (March 28, 2012)

Two Winthrop Social Work Students Earn State Association Awards. (March 28, 2012)

Internet Political Movement Pushes Ahead to Nominate Candidates. (WFAE. February 24, 2012)

Americans Elect Will Describe Its Presidential Nomination Process. (February 16, 2012)

S.C. Residents Share Opinions with Winthrop Poll on Religion, Tourism and the Economy. (February 8, 2012)

NBC's Chuck Todd Said Comedian Stephen Colbert is Making a Mockery of the Political System. (January 19, 2012)
Check out the video on YouTube.

Live Feed Available for Media Event on Thursday. (January 17, 2012)

WFAE's Public Conversations Series Heads to Winthrop for Election Forum. (January 11, 2012)
Visit WFAE's website for a podcast of this.

Top Political Analysts Headline Spirited Discussion on Media Coverage of Elections. (January 6, 2012)
The complete forum footage can be viewed online.

Fall 2011

Winthrop Poll Finds Gingrich Leading Romney in GOP Presidential Race. (December 6, 2011)

Winthrop Poll Results of September: Perry Leads Romney by Slight Margin. (September 20, 2011)

NRA Lobbyist to Speak on Second Amendment During Constitution Day on September 16. (September 8, 2011)

Summer 2011

Former Congressman Spratt to Becoming Visiting Lecturer for West Forum. (July 26, 2011)

Former Pennsylania Senator Brings His Campaign to Winthrop. (July 11, 2011)

U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann Holds National Town Hall at Winthrop. (June 29, 2011)

Minnesota Congresswoman Brings Her Presidential Campaign to Winthrop. (June 22, 2011)

Spring 2011

Three Professors Honored for Student and Scholarly Work. (May 2, 2011)

Winthrop Poll Results Show Opinions of S.C. Registered Voters. (April 25, 2011)

Truman State University Professor Talks About Scarce Resources and Unlimited Desires on April 11. (April 8, 2011)

Conversation with US Rep. Mick Mulvaney is March 22. (March 16, 2011)

Egyptian Professor from Queens Will Share Insights into Country's Recent Revolt. (March 16, 2011)

Controversial Play Highlights Importance of First Amendment. (March 11, 2011)

Winthrop Poll: Huckabee First Choice Among Probable GOP Primary Voters. (March 2, 2011)

Winthrop Alumna Discusses Explicit Lyrics by Well-Known Artists. (February 25, 2011)

West Forum to Inaugurate Congressional Lecture Series. (February 14, 2011)

Liberty Tree Initiative Encourages Freedom of Expression. (February 7, 2011)

"Jail, No Bail" Documentary Scheduled for Feb. 1 Premiere Showing at Winthrop. (January 28, 2011)

Fall 2010

Winthrop Poll Shows Haley Ahead and Other Opinions by S.C. Voters. (October 13, 2010)

Candidate for State Superintendent for Education to Speak at Sept. 30 Event. (September 28, 2010)

Alumna to Address Youth Voting Behaviors at Constitution Day 2010. (September 3, 2010)

Campaign Stop by S.C. Secretary of State Candidate Majorie Johnson First West Forum Event This Fall. (September 3, 2010)

Spring 2010

Gubernatorial Debate Set at Winthrop on March 23. (March 22, 2010)

Winthrop Poll Results Are in on Gubernatorial Candidates, Politicians, Internet. (February 25, 2010)

Experts to Explore Impact of 2010 Census on S.C. on Feb. 11. (February 4, 2010)

Fall 2009

Winthrop Poll Results Cover Southern Opinions on Economy and Healthcare. (November 11, 2009)

Freedom Forum President to Speak at Liberty Series Capstone Event. (October 30, 2009)

Public Reconciliation Re-examines Local Efforts During Civil Rights Movement (October 21, 2010)

Winthrop Continues Liberty Tree Initiative Series with Civil Rights Discussion. (October 7, 2009)

Winthrop Receives Liberty Tree Initiative Grant. (September 17, 2009)

Common Book Events Planned for Fall. (September 4, 2009)

Spring 2009

Boyte to Speak on Community Grassroots Activism at Inaugural West Forum Lecture. (January 28, 2009)

Women Brainstorm on March 25 about Encouraging Other Women to Run for Political Office. (March 24, 2009)

West Forum Holds Lecture on Political Parties on April 10. (April 9, 2010)

Fall 2008

West Forum Moves to Winthrop This Fall to Train Next Generation of Leaders. (October 16, 2008)