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Sponsor Group:  Winthrop Book Club
Contact Name:  Marilyn Smith
The Winthrop Faculty/Staff Book Club has released its line-up for the fall semester:September 14The Sound of Glass by Karen WhiteOctober 12Becoming Nicole by Amy Ellis NuttNovember 9The Wallcreeper by Nell Zink December 8The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho The club meets at 11:45 on the meeting day on the second floor of the DiGiorgio Campus Center. You may bring lunch or a snack.

Sponsor Group:  Campus Police
Contact Name:  Thelma Steele
2016-17 Parking Stickers Available Parking stickers for the 2016-17 school year are available for purchase through Campus Police. You can apply online or in person at the Good Building. Permits can be picked up in person or will be mailed out one business day after the application. Permits are $25 with a limit of two per person. It can be charged to your Winthrop account. More information here.


Description:  Looking for a house-sitter? Email Professor of Political Science Stephen Smith at smiths@winthrop.edu for a good recommendation.
Name:  Stephen Smith
Email:  smiths@winthrop.edu


Description:  If you are a Winthrop faculty, staff, or retiree and have an item you'd like to advertise on the Winthrop Update, please email chisarin@winthrop.edu with a description of your item, a photo if available and your affiliation with Winthrop.
Name:  Nicole Chisari



John Robert Cooper11/29/2016
John Robert Cooper, 82, passed away Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. He was a professor of economics at Winthrop from 1964-97 when he retired with professor emeritus status.    According to his obituary, during his tenure at Winthrop, Cooper he touched the lives of many students. His goal was always to sharpen their minds and help them see the value and wisdom of conservative views while demonstrating the "proper way to dress." He met this challenge with distinction.In addition to his academic career, Cooper was a veteran serving in the U.S. Army from 1955-61.Memorials may be sent to Humane Society of Rock Hill or the charity of one's choice.


Justin Christopher11/10/2016
Justin Christopher, a groundskeeper who worked at The Farm, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 6. Christopher, who was 35 years old, died from a cardiac event at his home.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at GreeneFuneral Home Northwest Chapel from 6-7:30 p.m. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Thursday, Nov. 10 at 11 a.m. at the Mount Holly United Methodist Church Sanctuary. A private burial will be held on Thursday, Nov. 10. Memorials may be made to Mount Holly United Methodist Church, 1996 Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730. 


Lawrence Darby10/27/2016
Sir Lawrence Darby, a custodian who worked at the Winthrop Coliseum, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 23, from injuries sustained in a car accident. He was 53 years old. Darby, who joined the Winthrop staff in August 2000, was very active with the Samaritan’s Feet project involving Winthrop’s athletics teams and coaches. The project collected shoes for needy children. In his spare time, Darby was a DJ. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 29, at 3 p.m. at the Winthrop Coliseum. 


10/06/2016
Renae Myles began her duties on Oct. 3 as senior associate athletic director for internal operations, chief operating officer, and senior woman administrator. Myles has over 19 years of experience in intercollegiate athletics. She previously served at the University of Connecticut, University of Pittsburgh, San Jose State, Delaware State, Southwest Baptist University and Alabama A&M University.


08/03/2016
Ed Guettler, retired Winthrop professor of mathematics, passed away on July 26. He was 79. Guettler served as a faculty member and department administrator for nearly 30 years at Winthrop. During that time, he won several of the university's prestigious awards, including the 1986 James Pinckney Kinard and Lee Wicker Kinard Award for Excellence in Teaching and the 1990 Faculty/Student Life Award. He also served as Chief Faculty Marshal and as faculty representative to the Winthrop Board of Trustees. Outside of the classroom, he coached the cross country team for seven years. The Griffin-Guettler Endowed Scholarship was established in the names of the late Dr. Mary Roland Griffin and Dr. Guettler by Kathy and Larry Bigham to honor the two distinguished faculty members.


headline arrow Winthrop Launches Search for Dean of College of Visual and Performing Arts (12/05/16)
headline arrow Agreement Brings 31 Chinese Professionals to Campus to Earn MBAs (11/28/16)
headline arrow Search Committee Begins Work for New Dean for College of Business Administration (11/15/16)
headline arrow Nov. 15 Forum to Discuss Consequences of Act 388 on Education (11/10/16)
headline arrow Winthrop to Host 19th Annual Native American Film Festival of the Southeast (11/10/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Poll Shows Hillary Clinton Leads Trump in Virginia (11/02/16)
headline arrow Nov. 1 Panel to Talk About Carolina Coverage of Upcoming Election (10/31/16)
headline arrow Professor Shelley Hamill To Be Honored Nov. 12 with State Award (10/31/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Cited as a Top Program for Human Resource Degree Programs (10/24/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Receives U.S. Department of Education Grant to Total Nearly $3 Million (10/13/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Senior Awarded ANSWER Scholarship as a Levine Scholar (10/07/16)
headline arrow Latest Winthrop Poll Surveys S.C. Residents on Presidential Candidates (09/29/16)
headline arrow Family Day Showcases Campus and Rock Hill Area Activities (09/26/16)
headline arrow Human Nutrition Faculty Explain the Pumpkin Spice Craze (09/22/16)
headline arrow Mahony Unveils Winthrop’s New Strategic Plan at First State of the University Address (09/22/16)
headline arrow Carolina Writers Invite Community Into World of Words (09/21/16)
headline arrow English Department Chair Gregg Hecimovich to Speak on N.C. Slave Narrative at Winthrop (09/19/16)
headline arrow New Sports Course Gives Students Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity to Tour South Korea (09/15/16)
headline arrow Students Encouraged to Vote as Part of Winthrop Decision 2016 (09/14/16)
headline arrow From Pencils to Podcasts: COE Professor Promotes Technology in Literacy (09/13/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Named To U.S. News Top 10 Southern Public Schools and Best Colleges for Veterans (09/13/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Events Help Put a Face on Syrian Refugees (09/08/16)
headline arrow Faculty Member Awarded Thompson Scholar to Conduct An Emotional Intelligence Project (09/01/16)
headline arrow Students Participate in University-Reservation Partnership with Catawba Indian Nation (08/31/16)
headline arrow Students to Present Exciting Summer Research Findings on Sept. 16 (08/31/16)
headline arrow Cannibals, Harry Potter and Socrates, Oh My: Some of Winthrop's Craziest Fall Courses (08/26/16)
headline arrow New Student Class Boasts Entrepreneurs, Athletes, Do-Gooders (08/23/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Alumna Travels to Vietnam to Help With Biology Olympiad (08/18/16)
headline arrow Social Work Department Chair Named to Accreditation Commission (08/13/16)
headline arrow Sustainability Coordinator Named Rock Hill Clean & Green Board Member of the Year (08/13/16)
headline arrow Convocation on Aug. 22 Marks the Start of the New Academic Year (08/10/16)
headline arrow Financial Planning Program Recognized as Top 75 in the Nation (08/10/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Joins Schools Nationwide in Pledge to be Voter Friendly (08/10/16)
headline arrow Economic Forecast Breakfast Set for Sept. 16 at DiGiorgio Campus Center (08/08/16)
headline arrow Archives to Unveil Secret World War II Cryptology Work at Winthrop (08/03/16)
headline arrow History Professor Asked to Co-edit Lincoln Journal and Speak on Immigration (07/28/16)
headline arrow Family and Consumer Sciences Students Land National Scholarships (07/22/16)
headline arrow More Than 61 Percent of Student-Athletes Named to Conference Presidential Honor Roll (07/19/16)
headline arrow Graduate Programs.com Announces Winthrop in the Top Social Work Graduate Programs (07/15/16)
headline arrow Four Sports Teams Honored for Their Academics or Sportsmanship (07/14/16)
headline arrow Two Winthrop Fine Arts Professors Will Lead Study of Commonplace Books (07/05/16)
headline arrow Biology Graduate Selected for Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship Award (06/22/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Launches Continuing and Professional Education Courses (06/15/16)
headline arrow Education Professor's Book Explains Negative Effects of For-Profit Colleges (06/14/16)
headline arrow Names of Graduates, Dean and President's List Students for Spring Now Available (06/13/16)
headline arrow Faculty Members Recognized With Emeritus Status, Tenure or Promotion (06/10/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Board Elects New Chair and Vice Chair (06/10/16)
headline arrow Four Orientation Sessions for New Students Set for June (06/08/16)
headline arrow Eagles Descend Upon New York Stock Exchange, Other Investment Landmarks (06/01/16)
headline arrow Common Book Will Be Given to New Students in June at Orientation (05/31/16)
headline arrow IMC Grads Create Marketing Strategy for 'Beat Bobby Flay' Chef (05/24/16)
headline arrow Tennis Player Receives One of Two Big South Conference Graduate Fellowships (05/20/16)
headline arrow Conference Looks to Inspire Young Women in Public Service (05/13/16)
headline arrow New Study by Management Faculty Says Employee Entitlement Can Be a Good Thing (05/12/16)
headline arrow Candidates for S.C. Senate District 15 Debate on May 19 at Winthrop (05/11/16)
headline arrow Four President's Award Recipients Honored at May 7 Undergraduate Commencement (05/09/16)
headline arrow First Think College Graduates Participate in May 7 Commencement (05/06/16)
headline arrow Political Science Department Chair Jennifer Disney Honored By Her Alma Mater (05/06/16)
headline arrow Few Spots Available for Second Annual Sonia Kovalevsky Day (05/03/16)
headline arrow Three Chemistry Majors Win ACS Outstanding Student Leadership Award (05/03/16)
headline arrow First Tabletop Role-Playing Gaming Class Called a Success (05/02/16)
headline arrow Latest Winthrop Poll Delves into S.C. Residents' Feelings on Race (04/28/16)
headline arrow College of Education Honors Outstanding Faculty/Staff Work (04/27/16)
headline arrow English Major Wins Winthrop's First Student Fulbright Scholarship (04/26/16)
headline arrow May 7 Commencement a Celebration for Seniors and President Mahony (04/26/16)
headline arrow New FitDesks at Dacus Library Combine Reading and Cycling (04/25/16)
headline arrow Student Life Recognizes Achievements by Students, Greek Life, Clubs and Staff (04/22/16)
headline arrow Three Faculty Awards To Be Given at May Graduation Ceremonies (04/21/16)
headline arrow Explore World Wonders at Second Annual SOURCE Event (04/15/16)
headline arrow South Carolina Academy of Science Chooses Winthrop for Annual Meeting Site (04/14/16)
headline arrow Lightning Strikes Twice for Faculty in Mass Communication (04/12/16)
headline arrow The Johnsonian Wins First-Place Student Newspaper in the State (04/11/16)
headline arrow Education Professor Discusses For-Profit Schools in New Lecture (04/05/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Alumna Establishes Scholarship to Honor Family Member (04/04/16)
headline arrow Goode Family Loans Artwork for Year-long Display at President's House (04/01/16)
headline arrow Southeastern Women’s Association Will Meet March 31-April 2 at Winthrop (03/28/16)
headline arrow Summerville Schools Take Two Top Awards at Model United Nations XL (03/25/16)
headline arrow United Way of York County Calls on Social Work Faculty For Help (03/25/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Board Members Vote for University to Join Greater Charlotte Consortium (03/11/16)
headline arrow Darren McColl of SapientNitro to Give March 8 Lecture on Storyscaping (03/06/16)
headline arrow Sport Management Faculty Member Honored by National Association (03/05/16)
headline arrow S.C. General Alan Wilson Addresses Human Trafficking on March 1 (02/29/16)
headline arrow Campus Beauty Video Wins Winthrop's First Grand Award at Education Conference (02/25/16)
headline arrow Democratic Presidential Candidate Willie Wilson Visits Campus This Week (02/23/16)
headline arrow Soccer Player Awarded Sunbelt Rentals Scholarship for Academics and Community Service (02/23/16)
headline arrow Commencement Plans for Two Undergraduate Ceremonies Announced (02/15/16)
headline arrow Graduate Education Week Celebrated This Week at Winthrop (02/15/16)
headline arrow WFAE's Charlotte Talks Comes to Winthrop Feb. 16 to Discuss Politics (02/13/16)
headline arrow Westminster Abbey Organist James O'Donnell Featured at Feb. 14 Recital (02/11/16)
headline arrow Do T.V. and Music Affect Your Workout? A Winthrop Graduate Assistant Says... (02/10/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Seniors and First-Year Students Asked to Fill Out NSSE Survey (02/10/16)
headline arrow Digital Commons @ Winthrop Reaches 10,000 Downloads (02/09/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Mass Comm Major Awarded Grant to Study in Germany (02/09/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Benefactor Descendant John Winthrop to Speak Feb. 22 (02/08/16)
headline arrow History Professor Shares Research About Lincoln and His Thoughts on Immigration (02/05/16)
headline arrow David Meeler Tapped as Dalton Endowed Chair of Environmental Sciences and Studies (02/04/16)
headline arrow Biology's Matt Heard Explains Worries Over Zika (02/03/16)
headline arrow Next Provost's Series Lecture Boosts Developing Necessary Career Skills (02/03/16)
headline arrow NPR's Science Reporter Will Talk About Job Challenges on Feb. 4 (01/29/16)
headline arrow Names of Graduates, Dean and President's List Students for Fall 2015 Now Available (01/28/16)
headline arrow Fine Arts Faculty Member Paul Martyka Mourned By Campus (01/27/16)
headline arrow English Faculty Member Selected as New M.L.A. Director (01/21/16)
headline arrow Beloved French Professor Lives on in Inaugural Lecture Series (01/20/16)
headline arrow TEA Fellows Set to Arrive on Jan. 29 From Around the World (01/20/16)
headline arrow Two Upcoming Political Forums Will Cover Foreign Policy and Presidential Primaries (01/20/16)
headline arrow S.C. Education Superintendent Outlines Educational Priorities in Special Event (01/19/16)
headline arrow MLK Day of Service Gives Students a Chance to Volunteer and Reflect (01/14/16)
headline arrow Biology Faculty Member Awarded Grant to Explore Stem Cell Growth (01/13/16)
headline arrow Third Phase of INBRE Grants Begins For Biomedical Research (01/13/16)
headline arrow Educators Will Learn About 21st Century Initiatives to Teach S.C. Students (01/12/16)
headline arrow Newest Provost's Series Lecture Touts College Financial Literacy Classes (01/12/16)
headline arrow Beloved Geology Professor Passed Away This Week (01/06/16)
headline arrow GOP Candidate Donald Trump Brings His Campaign to Winthrop Jan. 8 (01/05/16)
headline arrow Milestone Reached as First Winthrop Student Graduates With New Individualized Studies Major (12/21/15)
headline arrow Arts Professor Shared Her Creative Process at NYC Gallery (12/10/15)
headline arrow Education Major Announces His Candidacy for National Education Association Position (12/08/15)
headline arrow Winthrop Faculty Members Head to Portugal for International Interdisciplinary Studies Conference (10/06/15)
headline arrow Wells Fargo Economist Offers His Annual Analysis at Sept. 18 Breakfast (08/11/15)
headline arrow Economist: Extension of Dave Lyle Boulevard Would Greatly Benefit York, Lancaster Counties (07/20/15)
headline arrow Winthrop Group Traveled to Bolivia for Entrepreneurship and Microfinance Project (07/15/15)
headline arrow Winthrop Selected as a Best in the Southeast by Princeton Review (08/02/11)
headline arrow Winthrop's Psi Chi Advisor Wins 2010-11 Denmark Award (07/18/11)
headline arrow Economics Professor Gary Stone Chosen as William H. Grier Professor (07/01/11)
headline arrow Faculty Members Promoted and/or Granted Tenure in May (05/30/11)
headline arrow Chemistry Professor Nick Grossoehme Receives Grant for Emerging Scientists (05/23/11)
headline arrow Winthrop Part of Math-Science Partnership Grant with Area Schools and Agencies (05/11/11)
headline arrow New Assistant Dean Announced for University College (05/10/11)
headline arrow Debra Boyd Appointed as Acting Vice President for Academic Affairs (05/04/11)
headline arrow Kick Off Holiday Shopping at the 27th Annual Holiday Pottery Sale (11/28/16)
headline arrow Pipes, Pedals and Pumpkins Event Set for Halloween at Byrnes Auditorium (10/25/16)
headline arrow Teens Confront Spring Awakening in Latest Winthrop Theatre Production (10/05/16)
headline arrow Newlyweds and Parents Inspire Each Other in Comedy “Things My Mother Taught Me” (09/28/16)
headline arrow Art History Association Film Festival Focuses on Female Directors (09/02/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Galleries Highlight Global Issues in Fall 2016 Exhibitions (08/26/16)
headline arrow Shakespeare Carolina's Mixes Wrestling with Shakespeare in 'Taming of the Shrew' (08/17/16)
headline arrow Welcome Week 2016 Packs an Entertaining Punch (08/16/16)
headline arrow Shakespeare Carolina Presents “Miss Julie” at Winthrop July 28-31, Aug. 4-7 (07/29/16)
headline arrow Carowinds Names New Building In Honor of Bill Malambri (07/07/16)
headline arrow July 3 Organ Recital By Murray Somerville Will Raise Money for Youth Music Lessons (06/02/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Alumni Recognized at ArtFields in Lake City (05/09/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Hall of Famer Jim Malseed ’87 to Throw First Pitch at April 29 Charlotte Knights Game (04/25/16)
headline arrow CreatorSpace Opens New Outlets for Student Invention in CVPA (04/20/16)
headline arrow Galleries Opening Reception Celebrates Student Work (04/08/16)
headline arrow Delve Into the Factory With Theatre Production 'Slaughter City' (04/04/16)
headline arrow Artist Caroline Rust '97 Earns Top Honors at Pittsburgh Exhibition (03/30/16)
headline arrow April M.F.A. Exhibition to Showcase Alumni Artwork (03/25/16)
headline arrow Appalachian Chamber Opera Brings Issues of Drug Addiction, Changing Communities to Winthrop (03/15/16)
headline arrow Prep School Rocked by Scandal in 'Good Boys and True' (03/15/16)
headline arrow Opera Workshop Challenges Audience With 'Dialogue of the Carmelites' (02/23/16)
headline arrow David Horth to Deliver Next ICE Lecture on Feb. 22 (02/17/16)
headline arrow Two Diverse Local Authors to Visit Campus (02/05/16)
headline arrow Music Faculty Team Up for Feb. 7 'Reflections and Lore' Performance (02/04/16)
headline arrow Doughnuts, Philanthropy and Potential Students Collide on Feb. 27 (01/28/16)
headline arrow 'Legally Blonde' Brings Out the Confident Elle Woods In All of Us (01/27/16)
headline arrow Spanish Park Trip Inspires Latest Composition Piece (01/26/16)
headline arrow Music Students Invited to Perform in 2016 S.C. Collegiate Honors Band (01/14/16)
headline arrow Spring 2016 Fine Arts Lecture Series to Feature Four Winthrop Alumni (01/14/16)
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headline arrow Galleries Exhibition, Panel Discussion Confronts Domestic Violence Issue (01/07/16)
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headline arrow Come Home to Winthrop for 2015 Homecoming & Reunion Weekend (10/15/15)
headline arrow Shakespeare Carolina at Winthrop Revamps ''The Tempest'' Aug. 3-7 (07/25/11)
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headline arrow John O'Conor to Host Second Piano Master Class Series at Winthrop (06/15/11)
headline arrow Winthrop's 23rd Summer ST-ARTS Program Continues to June 24 (06/13/11)
headline arrow Princeton University Organist to Perform June 18 Concert in Byrnes Auditorium (06/07/11)
headline arrow Faculty and Student Artwork Now for Sale in the Campus Bookstore (05/23/11)
headline arrow City to Unveil Student-Created Bike Racks at May 7 Mayor's Ride (05/06/11)

10/27/2016
Jennifer Disney received the 2016 Professional Achievement Award from her undergraduate alma mater, formerly Western Maryland now McDaniel College. This award is presented to graduates who have gained national/international distinction in his/her chosen field or profession and whose accomplishments reflect admirably on the college.

10/06/2016
Work by Professor of Political Science Stephen Smith was recently highlighted in a New Yorker article regarding the Charlotte protests.

09/06/2016
Associate Professor of Management Barbara Burgess-Wilkerson was named the new Thompson Scholar on Aug. 16. She will spend the next year developing an emotional intelligence project to help prepare students for the workforce.Burgess-Wilkerson said her research will help millennials identify their areas of strength and weakness as they prepare for their professional lives.

08/17/2016
Deana F. Morrow, chair and professor in social work, has been appointed to the Council on Social Work Education Commission on Accreditation.Morrow is one of only 11 social work educators from across the nation selected for a three-year appointment to the Commission in 2016.

08/17/2016
Chris Johnson ‘99, Winthrop University's sustainability coordinator, recently received the Clean & Green Board Member of the Year Award.Rock Hill Clean & Green is a city-sponsored organization consisting of an 15-member all-volunteer board appointed by City Council.

07/14/2016
Two Winthrop University fine arts professors--Laura Gardner and Laura Dufresne-- received $93,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to lead 16 university educators in the exploration of the commonplace book, scrapbook, friendship album, and travel books in Asheville, North Carolina.During two weeks in July the scholars from across the country will research “Commonplace Books and Scrapbooks” as part of the grant. They will explore how commonplace books - early attempts to manage and make sense of information - helped record lives, ideas, notes and bits over time.

07/14/2016
The Carowinds theme park named its new warm-up building the Bill Malambri Performing Arts Center due to his involvement in the park's popular Festival of Music program over the years. Malambri is emeritus professor of music and emeritus director of bands at Winthrop.

05/18/2016
Winthrop University Associate Professors of Management Malayka Klimchak and Melissa Carsten published a study on the effects of employee entitlement. The study, “Employee Entitlement and Proactive Work Behaviors: The Moderating Effects of Narcissism and Organizational Identification,” appears in the "Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies."

05/05/2016
In 2004, Winthrop University Assistant Professor of Physical Education, Sport and Human Performance Seth Jenny spent four months and two days hiking the Appalachian Trail. From a bear encounter to picking a “trail name,” Jenny shares his once-in-a-lifetime adventure in his new book, “Marathon’s Walk in the Woods: An Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike,” now available on Amazon as in eBook ($2.99) and paperback ($11.78) form.

04/12/2016
Caroline Rust Ward ’97 won Best of Show for her painting “Billie Holiday Wears a Veil Gifted by John Rawls,” part of a juried exhibition titled “In-VISIBLE” at Point Park University’s Lawrence Hall Gallery in Pittsburgh.


Name:  Aniysa Raiford and Rachel Lyon, Family and consumer sciences
From:  Blythewood and Rock Hill,  South Carolina 

The National Honor Society in Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS)—Phi Upsilon Omicron—awarded two Winthrop students scholarships: *Aniysa Raiford ’16, of Blythewood, received the $750 Candle Fellowship for Graduate Studies; and*Senior Rachel Lyon of Rock Hill received a $600 scholarship for undergraduate studies.

Name:  Iota Kappa Iota chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma,
Date Awarded:  05/27/2016
Three Winthrop University senior chemistry majors were recently honored with the Carolina-Piedmont Section of the American Chemistry Society’s 2016 Outstanding Student Leadership Award.Katja Hall of Vienna, Virginia; Danielle Thibault of Lexington, South Carolina; and Jessica Zinna of Lexington, South Carolina, were recognized on April 27 with the award at the ACS local section meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina.The trio established the on-campus Iota Kappa Iota chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma in order to promote the understanding and interest of chemistry and its related fields through education, philanthropy and professional advancement.

Name:  Rachel Burns, English
From:  Colorado Springs,  Colorado  

English major Rachel Burns is Winthrop's first student recipient of the Fulbright Scholarship. She will spend January-September 2017 in South Africa, teaching English to local students.

Name:  Adaeze Aninweze, Chemistry

Senior Adaeze Aninweze, a chemistry major originally from Nigeria, has won a National Security Education Program David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarship for Study Abroad. She is the first Winthrop student to receive the prestigious scholarship.The merit-based scholarship provides a unique funding opportunity for U.S. students to study world regions critical to U.S. interests (including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East). Recipients incur an obligation to work for a period of at least one year either for an office or agency of the federal government involved in national security affairs or in higher education.


Sponsor Group:  Winthrop Book Club
Contact Name:  Marilyn Smith
The Winthrop Faculty/Staff Book Club has released its line-up for the fall semester:September 14The Sound of Glass by Karen WhiteOctober 12Becoming Nicole by Amy Ellis NuttNovember 9The Wallcreeper by Nell Zink December 8The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho The club meets at 11:45 on the meeting day on the second floor of the DiGiorgio Campus Center. You may bring lunch or a snack.

Sponsor Group:  Campus Police
Contact Name:  Thelma Steele
2016-17 Parking Stickers Available Parking stickers for the 2016-17 school year are available for purchase through Campus Police. You can apply online or in person at the Good Building. Permits can be picked up in person or will be mailed out one business day after the application. Permits are $25 with a limit of two per person. It can be charged to your Winthrop account. More information here.

headline arrow Winthrop Launches Search for Dean of College of Visual and Performing Arts (12/05/16)
headline arrow Agreement Brings 31 Chinese Professionals to Campus to Earn MBAs (11/28/16)
headline arrow Search Committee Begins Work for New Dean for College of Business Administration (11/15/16)
headline arrow Nov. 15 Forum to Discuss Consequences of Act 388 on Education (11/10/16)
headline arrow Winthrop to Host 19th Annual Native American Film Festival of the Southeast (11/10/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Poll Shows Hillary Clinton Leads Trump in Virginia (11/02/16)
headline arrow Nov. 1 Panel to Talk About Carolina Coverage of Upcoming Election (10/31/16)
headline arrow Professor Shelley Hamill To Be Honored Nov. 12 with State Award (10/31/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Cited as a Top Program for Human Resource Degree Programs (10/24/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Receives U.S. Department of Education Grant to Total Nearly $3 Million (10/13/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Senior Awarded ANSWER Scholarship as a Levine Scholar (10/07/16)
headline arrow Latest Winthrop Poll Surveys S.C. Residents on Presidential Candidates (09/29/16)
headline arrow Family Day Showcases Campus and Rock Hill Area Activities (09/26/16)
headline arrow Human Nutrition Faculty Explain the Pumpkin Spice Craze (09/22/16)
headline arrow Mahony Unveils Winthrop’s New Strategic Plan at First State of the University Address (09/22/16)
headline arrow Carolina Writers Invite Community Into World of Words (09/21/16)
headline arrow English Department Chair Gregg Hecimovich to Speak on N.C. Slave Narrative at Winthrop (09/19/16)
headline arrow New Sports Course Gives Students Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity to Tour South Korea (09/15/16)
headline arrow Students Encouraged to Vote as Part of Winthrop Decision 2016 (09/14/16)
headline arrow From Pencils to Podcasts: COE Professor Promotes Technology in Literacy (09/13/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Named To U.S. News Top 10 Southern Public Schools and Best Colleges for Veterans (09/13/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Events Help Put a Face on Syrian Refugees (09/08/16)
headline arrow Faculty Member Awarded Thompson Scholar to Conduct An Emotional Intelligence Project (09/01/16)
headline arrow Students Participate in University-Reservation Partnership with Catawba Indian Nation (08/31/16)
headline arrow Students to Present Exciting Summer Research Findings on Sept. 16 (08/31/16)
headline arrow Cannibals, Harry Potter and Socrates, Oh My: Some of Winthrop's Craziest Fall Courses (08/26/16)
headline arrow New Student Class Boasts Entrepreneurs, Athletes, Do-Gooders (08/23/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Alumna Travels to Vietnam to Help With Biology Olympiad (08/18/16)
headline arrow Social Work Department Chair Named to Accreditation Commission (08/13/16)
headline arrow Sustainability Coordinator Named Rock Hill Clean & Green Board Member of the Year (08/13/16)
headline arrow Convocation on Aug. 22 Marks the Start of the New Academic Year (08/10/16)
headline arrow Financial Planning Program Recognized as Top 75 in the Nation (08/10/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Joins Schools Nationwide in Pledge to be Voter Friendly (08/10/16)
headline arrow Economic Forecast Breakfast Set for Sept. 16 at DiGiorgio Campus Center (08/08/16)
headline arrow Archives to Unveil Secret World War II Cryptology Work at Winthrop (08/03/16)
headline arrow History Professor Asked to Co-edit Lincoln Journal and Speak on Immigration (07/28/16)
headline arrow Family and Consumer Sciences Students Land National Scholarships (07/22/16)
headline arrow More Than 61 Percent of Student-Athletes Named to Conference Presidential Honor Roll (07/19/16)
headline arrow Graduate Programs.com Announces Winthrop in the Top Social Work Graduate Programs (07/15/16)
headline arrow Four Sports Teams Honored for Their Academics or Sportsmanship (07/14/16)
headline arrow Two Winthrop Fine Arts Professors Will Lead Study of Commonplace Books (07/05/16)
headline arrow Biology Graduate Selected for Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship Award (06/22/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Launches Continuing and Professional Education Courses (06/15/16)
headline arrow Education Professor's Book Explains Negative Effects of For-Profit Colleges (06/14/16)
headline arrow Names of Graduates, Dean and President's List Students for Spring Now Available (06/13/16)
headline arrow Faculty Members Recognized With Emeritus Status, Tenure or Promotion (06/10/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Board Elects New Chair and Vice Chair (06/10/16)
headline arrow Four Orientation Sessions for New Students Set for June (06/08/16)
headline arrow Eagles Descend Upon New York Stock Exchange, Other Investment Landmarks (06/01/16)
headline arrow Common Book Will Be Given to New Students in June at Orientation (05/31/16)
headline arrow IMC Grads Create Marketing Strategy for 'Beat Bobby Flay' Chef (05/24/16)
headline arrow Tennis Player Receives One of Two Big South Conference Graduate Fellowships (05/20/16)
headline arrow Conference Looks to Inspire Young Women in Public Service (05/13/16)
headline arrow New Study by Management Faculty Says Employee Entitlement Can Be a Good Thing (05/12/16)
headline arrow Candidates for S.C. Senate District 15 Debate on May 19 at Winthrop (05/11/16)
headline arrow Four President's Award Recipients Honored at May 7 Undergraduate Commencement (05/09/16)
headline arrow First Think College Graduates Participate in May 7 Commencement (05/06/16)
headline arrow Political Science Department Chair Jennifer Disney Honored By Her Alma Mater (05/06/16)
headline arrow Few Spots Available for Second Annual Sonia Kovalevsky Day (05/03/16)
headline arrow Three Chemistry Majors Win ACS Outstanding Student Leadership Award (05/03/16)
headline arrow First Tabletop Role-Playing Gaming Class Called a Success (05/02/16)
headline arrow Latest Winthrop Poll Delves into S.C. Residents' Feelings on Race (04/28/16)
headline arrow College of Education Honors Outstanding Faculty/Staff Work (04/27/16)
headline arrow English Major Wins Winthrop's First Student Fulbright Scholarship (04/26/16)
headline arrow May 7 Commencement a Celebration for Seniors and President Mahony (04/26/16)
headline arrow New FitDesks at Dacus Library Combine Reading and Cycling (04/25/16)
headline arrow Student Life Recognizes Achievements by Students, Greek Life, Clubs and Staff (04/22/16)
headline arrow Three Faculty Awards To Be Given at May Graduation Ceremonies (04/21/16)
headline arrow Explore World Wonders at Second Annual SOURCE Event (04/15/16)
headline arrow South Carolina Academy of Science Chooses Winthrop for Annual Meeting Site (04/14/16)
headline arrow Lightning Strikes Twice for Faculty in Mass Communication (04/12/16)
headline arrow The Johnsonian Wins First-Place Student Newspaper in the State (04/11/16)
headline arrow Education Professor Discusses For-Profit Schools in New Lecture (04/05/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Alumna Establishes Scholarship to Honor Family Member (04/04/16)
headline arrow Goode Family Loans Artwork for Year-long Display at President's House (04/01/16)
headline arrow Southeastern Women’s Association Will Meet March 31-April 2 at Winthrop (03/28/16)
headline arrow Summerville Schools Take Two Top Awards at Model United Nations XL (03/25/16)
headline arrow United Way of York County Calls on Social Work Faculty For Help (03/25/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Board Members Vote for University to Join Greater Charlotte Consortium (03/11/16)
headline arrow Darren McColl of SapientNitro to Give March 8 Lecture on Storyscaping (03/06/16)
headline arrow Sport Management Faculty Member Honored by National Association (03/05/16)
headline arrow S.C. General Alan Wilson Addresses Human Trafficking on March 1 (02/29/16)
headline arrow Campus Beauty Video Wins Winthrop's First Grand Award at Education Conference (02/25/16)
headline arrow Democratic Presidential Candidate Willie Wilson Visits Campus This Week (02/23/16)
headline arrow Soccer Player Awarded Sunbelt Rentals Scholarship for Academics and Community Service (02/23/16)
headline arrow Commencement Plans for Two Undergraduate Ceremonies Announced (02/15/16)
headline arrow Graduate Education Week Celebrated This Week at Winthrop (02/15/16)
headline arrow WFAE's Charlotte Talks Comes to Winthrop Feb. 16 to Discuss Politics (02/13/16)
headline arrow Westminster Abbey Organist James O'Donnell Featured at Feb. 14 Recital (02/11/16)
headline arrow Do T.V. and Music Affect Your Workout? A Winthrop Graduate Assistant Says... (02/10/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Seniors and First-Year Students Asked to Fill Out NSSE Survey (02/10/16)
headline arrow Digital Commons @ Winthrop Reaches 10,000 Downloads (02/09/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Mass Comm Major Awarded Grant to Study in Germany (02/09/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Benefactor Descendant John Winthrop to Speak Feb. 22 (02/08/16)
headline arrow History Professor Shares Research About Lincoln and His Thoughts on Immigration (02/05/16)
headline arrow David Meeler Tapped as Dalton Endowed Chair of Environmental Sciences and Studies (02/04/16)
headline arrow Biology's Matt Heard Explains Worries Over Zika (02/03/16)
headline arrow Next Provost's Series Lecture Boosts Developing Necessary Career Skills (02/03/16)
headline arrow NPR's Science Reporter Will Talk About Job Challenges on Feb. 4 (01/29/16)
headline arrow Names of Graduates, Dean and President's List Students for Fall 2015 Now Available (01/28/16)
headline arrow Fine Arts Faculty Member Paul Martyka Mourned By Campus (01/27/16)
headline arrow English Faculty Member Selected as New M.L.A. Director (01/21/16)
headline arrow Beloved French Professor Lives on in Inaugural Lecture Series (01/20/16)
headline arrow TEA Fellows Set to Arrive on Jan. 29 From Around the World (01/20/16)
headline arrow Two Upcoming Political Forums Will Cover Foreign Policy and Presidential Primaries (01/20/16)
headline arrow S.C. Education Superintendent Outlines Educational Priorities in Special Event (01/19/16)
headline arrow MLK Day of Service Gives Students a Chance to Volunteer and Reflect (01/14/16)
headline arrow Biology Faculty Member Awarded Grant to Explore Stem Cell Growth (01/13/16)
headline arrow Third Phase of INBRE Grants Begins For Biomedical Research (01/13/16)
headline arrow Educators Will Learn About 21st Century Initiatives to Teach S.C. Students (01/12/16)
headline arrow Newest Provost's Series Lecture Touts College Financial Literacy Classes (01/12/16)
headline arrow Beloved Geology Professor Passed Away This Week (01/06/16)
headline arrow GOP Candidate Donald Trump Brings His Campaign to Winthrop Jan. 8 (01/05/16)
headline arrow Milestone Reached as First Winthrop Student Graduates With New Individualized Studies Major (12/21/15)
headline arrow Arts Professor Shared Her Creative Process at NYC Gallery (12/10/15)
headline arrow Education Major Announces His Candidacy for National Education Association Position (12/08/15)
headline arrow Winthrop Faculty Members Head to Portugal for International Interdisciplinary Studies Conference (10/06/15)
headline arrow Wells Fargo Economist Offers His Annual Analysis at Sept. 18 Breakfast (08/11/15)
headline arrow Economist: Extension of Dave Lyle Boulevard Would Greatly Benefit York, Lancaster Counties (07/20/15)
headline arrow Winthrop Group Traveled to Bolivia for Entrepreneurship and Microfinance Project (07/15/15)
headline arrow Winthrop Selected as a Best in the Southeast by Princeton Review (08/02/11)
headline arrow Winthrop's Psi Chi Advisor Wins 2010-11 Denmark Award (07/18/11)
headline arrow Economics Professor Gary Stone Chosen as William H. Grier Professor (07/01/11)
headline arrow Faculty Members Promoted and/or Granted Tenure in May (05/30/11)
headline arrow Chemistry Professor Nick Grossoehme Receives Grant for Emerging Scientists (05/23/11)
headline arrow Winthrop Part of Math-Science Partnership Grant with Area Schools and Agencies (05/11/11)
headline arrow New Assistant Dean Announced for University College (05/10/11)
headline arrow Debra Boyd Appointed as Acting Vice President for Academic Affairs (05/04/11)
headline arrow Kick Off Holiday Shopping at the 27th Annual Holiday Pottery Sale (11/28/16)
headline arrow Pipes, Pedals and Pumpkins Event Set for Halloween at Byrnes Auditorium (10/25/16)
headline arrow Teens Confront Spring Awakening in Latest Winthrop Theatre Production (10/05/16)
headline arrow Newlyweds and Parents Inspire Each Other in Comedy “Things My Mother Taught Me” (09/28/16)
headline arrow Art History Association Film Festival Focuses on Female Directors (09/02/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Galleries Highlight Global Issues in Fall 2016 Exhibitions (08/26/16)
headline arrow Shakespeare Carolina's Mixes Wrestling with Shakespeare in 'Taming of the Shrew' (08/17/16)
headline arrow Welcome Week 2016 Packs an Entertaining Punch (08/16/16)
headline arrow Shakespeare Carolina Presents “Miss Julie” at Winthrop July 28-31, Aug. 4-7 (07/29/16)
headline arrow Carowinds Names New Building In Honor of Bill Malambri (07/07/16)
headline arrow July 3 Organ Recital By Murray Somerville Will Raise Money for Youth Music Lessons (06/02/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Alumni Recognized at ArtFields in Lake City (05/09/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Hall of Famer Jim Malseed ’87 to Throw First Pitch at April 29 Charlotte Knights Game (04/25/16)
headline arrow CreatorSpace Opens New Outlets for Student Invention in CVPA (04/20/16)
headline arrow Galleries Opening Reception Celebrates Student Work (04/08/16)
headline arrow Delve Into the Factory With Theatre Production 'Slaughter City' (04/04/16)
headline arrow Artist Caroline Rust '97 Earns Top Honors at Pittsburgh Exhibition (03/30/16)
headline arrow April M.F.A. Exhibition to Showcase Alumni Artwork (03/25/16)
headline arrow Appalachian Chamber Opera Brings Issues of Drug Addiction, Changing Communities to Winthrop (03/15/16)
headline arrow Prep School Rocked by Scandal in 'Good Boys and True' (03/15/16)
headline arrow Opera Workshop Challenges Audience With 'Dialogue of the Carmelites' (02/23/16)
headline arrow David Horth to Deliver Next ICE Lecture on Feb. 22 (02/17/16)
headline arrow Two Diverse Local Authors to Visit Campus (02/05/16)
headline arrow Music Faculty Team Up for Feb. 7 'Reflections and Lore' Performance (02/04/16)
headline arrow Doughnuts, Philanthropy and Potential Students Collide on Feb. 27 (01/28/16)
headline arrow 'Legally Blonde' Brings Out the Confident Elle Woods In All of Us (01/27/16)
headline arrow Spanish Park Trip Inspires Latest Composition Piece (01/26/16)
headline arrow Music Students Invited to Perform in 2016 S.C. Collegiate Honors Band (01/14/16)
headline arrow Spring 2016 Fine Arts Lecture Series to Feature Four Winthrop Alumni (01/14/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Alumna Chosen Arts Education Program Director for S.C. Arts Commission (01/13/16)
headline arrow Galleries Exhibition, Panel Discussion Confronts Domestic Violence Issue (01/07/16)
headline arrow Arts Professor Shared Her Creative Process at NYC Gallery (12/10/15)
headline arrow Come Home to Winthrop for 2015 Homecoming & Reunion Weekend (10/15/15)
headline arrow Shakespeare Carolina at Winthrop Revamps ''The Tempest'' Aug. 3-7 (07/25/11)
headline arrow Shakespeare Carolina at Winthrop to Present Two Productions This Summer (07/01/11)
headline arrow John O'Conor to Host Second Piano Master Class Series at Winthrop (06/15/11)
headline arrow Winthrop's 23rd Summer ST-ARTS Program Continues to June 24 (06/13/11)
headline arrow Princeton University Organist to Perform June 18 Concert in Byrnes Auditorium (06/07/11)
headline arrow Faculty and Student Artwork Now for Sale in the Campus Bookstore (05/23/11)
headline arrow City to Unveil Student-Created Bike Racks at May 7 Mayor's Ride (05/06/11)
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