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Parking permits available July 28

Parking permits for the 2015-16 school year are available beginning July 28. The cost is $25 per permit, limit of two only.

Permits can be purchased online and mailed to your residence or may be picked up in person at Campus Police. All disabled permits must be purchased at Campus Police and not online.

If you are using the online link, your username and password are the same ones used to log in to your Winthrop computer account.

Parking office hours are 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday-Friday.

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Faculty/Staff Dining Plan

Dining Services has introduced a faculty/staff meal plan for the summer. For $125, faculty/staff can have 20 meals and $20 in Cafe Cash. Meals can be used at Markley's and Starbucks. to sign up, stop by 112 Thomson Hall or call 803/323-2119.



Joni Marr carDescription:  FOR SALE: A 2002 Lincoln LSE with 5-speed. New engine, new tires, new battery (all within last year). 220,000 miles. Leather/woodgrain interior, 6-cd changer, heated seats. After-market rims. S.C. legal window tint. All maintenance kept up. Asking for $3,500.

E-mail Joni Boyd at marrj@winthrop.edu.

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Description:  For sale: a Nikon D3000 camera with additional zoom lens and Nikon camera bag. Asking price is $350. For photos, e-mail Kim Brazzell at brazzellk@winthrop.edu.
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08/11/2015

OBITUARY

Dr. Annabelle Spann Boykin, Winthrop's first African-American faculty member, passed away on July 20.

Throughout her career, she earned a bachelor's degree from South Carolina State College, a master's degree from Cornell University and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, all in home economics education. She also served as a family life specialist in the Office of Economic Opportunity in Washington, D.C.

She joined Winthrop in 1972 as a part-time professor of home economics education in the School of Home Economics.




08/04/2015

Irene Putnam, a former clerical specialist who worked in the Alumni Office, passed away Aug. 1. She was 88. Born and raised in Clover, Putnam worked at Winthrop University from 1969 until her retirement in 1992.

She was the widow of Roy Putnam, who also worked at Winthrop from 1968 until his retirement in 1987.

 




06/30/2015

Former Associate Professor of Speech Anne E. Beard has passed away. She was 85.

Beard earned emeritus status in 2010. She retired from Winthrop. More details from the family will follow.




06/04/2015

Dr. Robert Braswell, former professor in the Richard W. Riley College of Education, has passed away. He was 81.

Braswell was born in Atlanta. Though he joined the U.S. Army, he discovered teaching was his true calling. He earned a doctorate from the University of Florida and worked on school integration in Orangeburg, South Carolina, until he and his wife Nell were offered teaching positions at Winthrop. He worked at Winthrop for more than 20 years before retiring.

For more on Braswell, including how to send your condolences, visit the Legacy website.

 




05/04/2015

Kelly Gamble, who worked at Winthrop for 30 years, passed away on April 19. She was 87.

Born in Monroe, North Carolina, Gamble worked in Dacus Library's Louise Pettus Archives from 1964-1992. Her husband, Robert Gamble, was also a professor at Winthrop. She retired in 1992 after 30 years of service. Gamble was very active in community service, including volunteer work at an adult day care center and work in her church, First Presbyterian of Beaufort.




04/01/2015
Clarence Hornsby, former Bowater manager, passed away on March 28. He was 88.

Hornsby taught as a professor in the former executive MBA program at Winthrop.

“In our Executive MBA program, Clarence Hornsby was the perfect teacher at the perfect place in our curriculum,” said Roger Weikle, dean of Winthrop’s College of Business Administration. “His strategy course was the capstone course in the final semester of the program. He put all the points the students had covered together into a very applied appraisal. He understood things at a very high level. Personally, he was patient. All the budding young executives admired him and wanted to grow up in their careers to be just like him.”

Clarence and his wife, Lynn, also established the Hornsby Lecture Series in the Master of Liberal Arts program.

"The Hornsbys are genuinely concerned about people and how they interact," former President Anthony DiGiorgio said at the announcement of the series in 1999. "This lecture series will benefit old and young and is a fitting tribute for a couple who has meant so much to Rock Hill."



Fowler, Julie03/26/2015
Julie Gore Fowler ’85, ’88 was recently appointed to the Winthrop University Board of Trustees to represent S.C. Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman.

Fowler, a resident of Piedmont, South Carolina, is a deputy state superintendent at the S.C. State Department of Education. She graduated from Winthrop with a Bachelor of Science in special and elementary education, followed by a Master of Education. She went on to receive principal and superintendent certification and a Ph.D. in educational leadership from Clemson University.



03/17/2015

Former Winthrop University post office worker Louise King died March 5. She was 93.

A graduate of Rock Hill High School, King studied cosmetology in Chester and styled hair from her home for several years. She joined the Winthrop post office, where she worked for 20 years before retiring. After retirement, she remained active at Winthrop events and social gatherings.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. John's UMC, PO Box 149, Rock Hill, S.C. 29731-6149. Service arrangements are incomplete at this time.




Lori Tuttle03/05/2015
Lori Tuttle is the new executive director for Alumni Relations and Annual Fund. She will assume her duties on March 16.

Tuttle will serve as the chief operating officer for the Winthrop Alumni Association and work closely with the executive board and the university’s more than 50,000 alumni, coordinating communications, affinity group activities, class reunions and annual events such as Homecoming and Reunion Weekend. She also will oversee the Annual Fund, which is a key revenue source for student scholarships, the alumni association, faculty awards and other university initiatives.



02/16/2015
Tammy Rashotte, a benefits administrator in the Office of Human Resources, passed away Feb. 14.

Colleagues described her as a caring and thoughtful member of the Winthrop family. She began her career at Winthrop in 2009.

A memorial service for Rashotte will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 21 in the Tillman Auditorium at Winthrop.

Cards and condolences for the family may be forwarded to Human Resources, who will make sure the family receives them.

She is survived by her husband, Steve Rashotte, and other family members.

For more information, check her obituary at the Bass Funeral Home website.



12/22/2014

Former Winthrop professor Ann Cain '78 has passed away. She was 81.

Cain earned a master's of education degree from Winthrop and a doctorate in education degree from the University of South Carolina. Throughout her career, she was instrumental in York County Juneteenth programs and served as past chair of York County First Steps. She most recently managed the early childhood education Head Start program for Carolinas Community Actions. She taught in the Richard W. Riley College of Education.

“We at Winthrop often say that we want to leave the university a better place for our having been here,” said Debra Boyd, the university’s acting president in a statement to The Herald. “Ann Cain exemplified that ideal. While we mourn her passing, we are grateful for the legacy of love, learning and community service she has left us.”




11/25/2014

Long-time former Winthrop University help desk manager Taylor Glass has passed away.

Glass joined Winthrop as the director of human resources in 1978. In the early 1990s, as desktop technology made its way into faculty and staff offices, he took on the new role of help desk manager. He interacted with almost every member of the Winthrop family until his retirement in 2006.

James Hammond, outgoing associate vice president of computing and information technology, said Glass will be remembered "with fondness as the welcoming and engaging person that he was, always willing to help."




11/12/2014

Donald Graham Alpin II, who taught mathematics at Winthrop for 35 years, passed away Nov. 1. He was 77.

Born in California, Aplin moved to South Carolina in 1961 on a National Defense Education Act Fellowship at the University of South Carolina, where he earned a master's in mathematics. He taught at Winthrop until 2000.

He is survived by his wife and various family members. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the
Leukemia And Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, P.O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA, 01202 or to Compass Hospice of Dallas, 13747 Montfort Drive, Suite 107, Dallas, TX 75240.




Sparks, Patty11/11/2014

Patty Sparks is the teacher cadet college coordinator in the Richard W. Riley College of Education. She joined Winthrop in July.

She holds two degrees from Clemson University and worked as an elementary teacher for more than a decade, where she won Teacher of the Year twice. Later, she was a program coordinator, career counselor and ESOL instructor for Rock Hill schools.

Her hobbies include reading, cooking and playing bridge.




David Schary11/06/2014

David Schary joined Winthrop in August as assistant professor in the Department of Physical Education, Sport and Human Performance.

He previously served as a graduate assistant at Smith College and Oregon State University. He holds a master's from Smith and a Ph.D. from Oregon. 

 




Cinnamon Hairston11/06/2014
Cinnamon Hairston is an administrative specialist at the James and Susan Rex Institute for Educational Renewal and Partnership. The institute is housed in the Richard W. Riley College of Education.


10/21/2014

Obituary: Jerry Helton

Music Professor Jerry Helton, who excelled at performing and then brought those same high standards to Winthrop voice students for 36 years, passed away the weekend of Oct. 18.

Helton retired in 2006 with the title of professor emeritus of music. Winthrop honored him in 1987 with the Kinard teaching award and in 2013 with the Medal of Honor in the Arts, which is the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ highest tribute.

Helton started teaching voice performance at Winthrop in 1970 and groomed many students to sing in major opera companies around the world, including the Metropolitan Opera, the New York City Opera, the San Francisco Opera, and the Newberry Opera Company. Helton has had numerous students place or win in district and regional voice competitions including the Metropolitan Opera and San Francisco Opera auditions.




Jessie Hamm09/10/2014

Jessie Hamm is an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics.

She holds degrees from Berry College, Wake Forest University and Temple University. The Georgia native enjoys cooking, baking, playing with her dog, spending time with family and friends and being active in the messianic Judaism faith.




Owen, Perry09/04/2014

Perry Owen joins Winthrop as the associate field director in the Department of Social Work. He holds degrees from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte and the University of South Carolina.

The Charlotte resident and his wife have three children. One of his hobbies includes spending time with his family as well as running and swimming.

He was previously an instructor at UNC-C and a school social worker in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District.




Caldwell, Sammy09/04/2014

Sammy Caldwell is a new instructor in the Department of Social Work. He holds a master's in social work from the University of South Carolina.

Previously, he was staff development coordinator in mental health in the Columbia area as well as an adjunct faculty member at both Coker College and Johnson C. Smith University.

He enjoys reading and music.




Kimberly Howard08/28/2014

Kimberly Howard joins Winthrop as the assistant director of the Academic Success Center. She was former a graduate assistant for Capstone Scholars at the University of South Carolina.

She holds two degrees from the University of South Carolina as well.

She enjoys running, hiking and photography.




Glover, Crystal08/28/2014

Crystal Glover is a new assistant professor in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy. Glover holds an elementary education degree and a master's degree from Winthrop. She also holds a doctorate from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, where she also worked as a clinical assistant professor.

Past career experiences include seven years as a first grade teacher in Rock Hill. While teaching, Glover won the Rock Hill School District 3 Teacher of the Year Award. She is a member of the Early Childhood Assembly, part of NCTE.

In her spare time, she loves football, baking, scrap-booking and arts and crafts.




Gibson, Allison08/28/2014

Allison Gibson has joined Winthrop as an assistant professor in the Department of Social Work.

All three of Gibson's degrees--including a doctorate--come from The Ohio State University. She previously worked as a social worker for the Alzheimer's Association and a researcher with the Community & Youth Collaborative Institute.




Aysa-Lastra, Maria08/28/2014

Maria Aysa-Lastra is a new assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. Previously, she was an assistant professor for nearly a decade at Florida International University.

She holds degrees from Georgetown University and the University of Pennsylvania.

Her special interests include diversity/multiculturalism, international migration, the labor market and social integration.




Bell, Gregory08/28/2014

Gregory Bell joins Winthrop as an assistant professor in the Department of History. He holds degrees from the College of Wooster, Duke University and a Ph.D from Duke as well.

He is a member of the American Historical Association, Medieval Academic of America and the Society for the Study of the Crusades and Latin East.

He enjoys swimming and poetry.




Karen Trunk08/15/2014

Karen Trunk returns to Winthrop as the Eagle Club membership coordinator in Athletics. Previously, she worked as administrative specialist for the Winthrop Foundation for five years. She received a presidential citation for service to the community from Winthrop.

Trunk holds a degree in biology from College of Charleston.

She is a member of the Northwestern Trojan Club Executive Board and auction chair and the Eagle Club Auction committee. Her hobbies include scrap-booking and college sports.




Sarah Pankratz08/15/2014

Sarah Pankratz is the assistant director of student activities for fraternity and sorority affairs on Student Life.

Sarah herself is a member of the Alpha Phi International Fraternity. She was a graduate assistant in Greek life and learning community programs at Ohio University, where she earned a master of education degree. She also holds a bachelor of science in education and human development from Bowling Green State University.

Her most recent position was in Greek Affairs and Patterson court adviser at Davidson College.

In her free time, Sarah enjoys traveling, movies, playing sports and volunteer work with her fraternity.




Pamela Wash 08/15/2014

Pamela Wash is the new chair for the Department of Counseling, Leadership & Educational Studies. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina-Columbia.

Wash is a program reviewer for the CAEP/NSTA Board.

She held an assistant professorship at Lander University for four years and then an associate professorship at USC-Upstate from eight years.




Cindy Van Buren08/07/2014
Cindy Van Buren '88, '90 has been appointed by S.C. Superintendent of Education Mick Zais as his designee to the Winthrop Board of Trustees. She has worked at the S.C. State Department of Education since April 2013. She is currently the deputy superintendent for school effectiveness.

Previously, Van Buren was a tenured professor at Newberry College for seven years. Six of those years she served as chair of the Department of Education and spent one year as assistant dean for academic affairs. During her time at Newberry, Van Buren oversaw a teacher education program that increased from 60 teacher candidates to more than 325 students and also added three new majors leading to teacher licensure.

Van Buren has earlier ties to Rock Hill. She worked at Winthrop as director of teacher education and at Rock Hill High School as an assistant principal and teacher.



08/07/2014

Obituary: Elizabeth Louise Dunlap Patrick

Winthrop University alum and avid supporter Elizabeth Louise Dunlap Patrick passed away on Aug. 1. She was 78.

Elizabeth, a Rock Hill native, graduated from the then-Winthrop College in 1958, the same year she married husband Wayne Patrick. The couple spend their life together giving back to the Rock Hill community. Elizabeth volunteered for the York County Chapter of the American Red Cross as both a trainer and board member. In 1980, she was awarded the Clara Barton Volunteer Award. The family's endowment is present at the Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House.

Elizabeth was also a big supporter of the arts through the Arts Council and was awarded Winthrop's Medal of Honor in 2001. An arts gallery in Rutledge Building is named in honor of her.

To read more about Elizabeth, visit the Legacy website. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice & Community Care, PO Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731. Online condolences may be registered at www.basscares.com.


















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08/26/2015
The Temerlin Advertising Institute (TAI) at Southern Methodist University has awarded Winthrop University Professor of Mass Communication Padmini Patwardhan its 2015 Visiting Research Fellowship.

Patwardhan will spend the fall 2015 semester in Dallas, Texas, conducting research for her project on leadership in the advertising industry. The title of her project is “Our Fearless Leaders: How Agency Leaders in America Define Their Role in the 21st Century Ad Agency.”

08/13/2015
Professor of Fine Arts Karen Stock presented her paper "Richard Dadd's Passions and the Treatment of Insanity" at the Arts and Feeling in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture Conference held at Birkbeck University of London.

08/05/2015

The National Endowment for the Humanities awarded three Winthrop University faculty members grants for scholarly projects:

* $50,400 to Professor of English Gregg Hecimovich and recognition as a NEH Public Scholar for his work on “The Life and Times of Hannah Crafts: The True Story of The Bondwoman’s Narrative.” Crafts is considered America’s first black female novelist, and the book will tell the story of her life and the search for her identity.

* $93,129 to Laura Gardner, associate professor of fine arts, and Laura Dufresne, professor of fine arts, for a 2016 summer seminar for college and university teachers that will be held in Asheville, North Carolina.

The seminar, "Take Note and Remember: The Commonplace Book and Scrapbook," involves a transdisciplinary investigation of how humans managed information overload and made sense of the world before the current digital age. Gardner and Dufresne will work with seminar participants to explore how commonplace books—records of lives, ideas, notes and bits recorded over time—and their descendant, the scrapbook, “act as holders of meaning, memory, identity and place.” Famous figures such as Susan B. Anthony, Mark Twain and Leonard da Vinci created commonplace books in their lifetimes.


07/31/2015
Professor Stephen Smith is part of a Carolinas faculty team recently awarded a combined $482,478 National Science Foundation grant to study citizen attitudes concerning school segregation and integration.

Smith, a nationally-known political science scholar of school desegregation policy, will work on the grant with sociology scholars from N.C. State University and the University of North Carolina Charlotte. The grant is titled: "School Segregation and Resegregation: Using Case Studies and Public Polls to Understand Citizen Attitudes."

The grant will explore why some school districts are able to sustain school desegregation while others are not. The research team - led by Sociology Professor Toby Parcel of N.C. State - observed that social scientists have studied the effects of school racial composition on student achievement, but rarely include studying how variations in public opinion influence school segregation, desegregation and resegregation.

07/14/2015
Professor of Fine Arts Laura Dufresne will present an introduction to medieval life at the Daniel Stowe Botanic Garden's Medieval Camp on July 20. She will dress as Christine de Pizan, an artist and the subject of Dufresne's research.

07/14/2015
Assistant Professor of English Dustin M. Hoffman has won the 2015 Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Fiction for his manuscript, One-Hundred Knuckled Fist. He was chosen from more than 1,200 submissions from around the world.

07/08/2015
Winthrop University Library Dean Mark Herring has been named to a group formed to provide guidelines for an open-access initiative with Reveal Digital.

The six-member will provide strategic guidance to ensure Reveal Digital’s activities and strategic decisions remain tightly aligned to the goals and needs of academic and research libraries and their communities. Herring and others will serve two-year terms beginning this summer.

The business partners with libraries to bring rare-and untapped-content into the digital world. Its platform and framework allows libraries to collaborate to create and fund unique digital collections using a strict cost-recovery pricing model. Upon reaching a project’s cost-recovery threshold, access to the resulting digital collection is open to all under a creative commons license. Reveal Digital’s first project, Independent Voices, has received the support of more than 70 libraries and is nearing $1 million raised.

07/02/2015
The American Association of University Administrators awarded President Dan Mahony the 2015 McInnis/Ryan Award for Mid-Career Higher Education Leadership.

Jerome L. Neuner, the association’s award chair, said Mahony is a successful leader of a large and complex academic unit at a major university. Other nominees had that same experience, he noted but several unique characteristics separated Mahony from others.

“One is the great rapidity of his rise to a presidency. Another is his specific scholarly interest in issues of justice and ethics in college, high school and professional sport such as codes of ethics, athlete gambling, sports funding, and fan behavior,” said Neuner, a retired administrator from Canisius College.

Yet another was Mahony’s interest in the international dimensions of the profession, including many joint publications with international scholars and presentations at international events.

06/24/2015
Professor of English Matthew Fike had two articles published:

* "Encountering the Anima in H. Rider Haggard's She" in the 2015 edition of the Journal of Jungian Scholarly Studies.

* "Gregory Nazianzen Rose and the Maternal Anima in Olive Schreiner's The Story of an African Farm" in the Jungian Society for Scholarly Studies.

06/16/2015
Roger Weikle, dean of the College of Business Administration, received the Partner of Distinction Award from the South Carolina Small Business Development Center.


Name:  Ray McKetty and Alex Nowlin,
From:  Greenville and Bluffton,  South Carolina 

Students Ray McKetty and Alex Nowlin are the new president and vice president of the Council of Student Leaders for the 2015-16 academic year.

Name:  Kristin Cranford and Victoria Davis,
From:  Sharon and Madison,  South Carolina and Alabama 

Kristin Cranford '15 and Victoria Davis '15, recent financial planning graduates, took second place at the National Financial Plan Competition, held at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Name:  Sarah Helms and Jonathan Logan,
From:  Charleston and Rock Hill,  South Carolina 
Date Awarded:  05/09/2015
Seniors Sarah Mackenzie Helms and Jonathan Derek Logan received the Tillman Award at the May 9 Undergraduate Commencement.

Acting President Debra Boyd presented the two the Tillman Award, which is the university’s highest academic honor. Established in 1940 to honor former S.C. Governor Benjamin Ryan Tillman, the award recognizes the graduate who has most consistently met the demands of academic excellence.

Name:  Terence Brice ,
From:  Rock Hill,  South Carolina 
Date Awarded:  04/26/2015
One of Winthrop University's Think College students mingled with the stars recently and took home a $10,000 Autism Speaks United Negro College Fund (UNCF) scholarship.

The 36th installment of UNCF An Evening of Stars, which aired on April 26 on BET, featured singer Toni Braxton giving Winthrop’s Terence Brice of Rock Hill his scholarship award as the national recipient. The show was taped in Atlanta, Georgia, on April 12 with other celebrities appearing, including Usher, Kevin Hart and Pharrell.


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Parking permits available July 28

Parking permits for the 2015-16 school year are available beginning July 28. The cost is $25 per permit, limit of two only.

Permits can be purchased online and mailed to your residence or may be picked up in person at Campus Police. All disabled permits must be purchased at Campus Police and not online.

If you are using the online link, your username and password are the same ones used to log in to your Winthrop computer account.

Parking office hours are 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday-Friday.

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Faculty/Staff Dining Plan

Dining Services has introduced a faculty/staff meal plan for the summer. For $125, faculty/staff can have 20 meals and $20 in Cafe Cash. Meals can be used at Markley's and Starbucks. to sign up, stop by 112 Thomson Hall or call 803/323-2119.


 Winthrop Alumna Awarded American Society of Primatology Grant (09/01/15)
 Winthrop Applauded for Approach to National Student Survey Results (08/31/15)
 Chemistry Professor Led National Committee to Open More Doors for Minority Scientists (08/30/15)
 GOP Candidate Mike Huckabee Featured in Conservative Leadership Project Forum Series (08/26/15)
 Professor to Study Advertising Leadership with TAI Visiting Research Fellowship (08/25/15)
 New President Dan Mahony Delivers His First Opening Address to Faculty, Staff (08/17/15)
 GOP Presidential Candidate Jeb Bush Visits Winthrop to Talk About Security (08/13/15)
 President Mahony to Offer Advice to Freshmen at Convocation on Aug. 24 (08/13/15)
 Winthrop Creates a First Year Experience Office to Help Student Transition (08/12/15)
 Wells Fargo Economist Offers His Annual Analysis at Sept. 18 Breakfast (08/11/15)
 Overwhelming Response Prompts Return of Provost's Spotlight on Scholarship Series (08/10/15)
 Winthrop Listed Among Princeton Review's Best in the Southeast Colleges (08/07/15)
 Library Dean's Book Discusses Pros and Cons of Social Media (08/06/15)
 National Endowment for the Humanities Awards Faculty Members $140K-Plus in Grants (08/04/15)
 Mahony Shares Winthrop’s Economic Impact, Outlines Priorities at Chamber of Commerce Luncheon (07/29/15)
 Political Science Professor Will Collaborate on Research Team to Study School Segregation and Integration (07/29/15)
 McNair Scholars' Long Hours and Intense Research Gain National Attention (07/28/15)
 China Trip Teaches Professor, Graduate Student New Culture (07/27/15)
 Melton Family Donates Johnson Family Bible to Pettus Archives (07/23/15)
 Winthrop and Nantong Extend Agreement to Teach More Chinese Students (07/22/15)
 Economist: Extension of Dave Lyle Boulevard Would Greatly Benefit York, Lancaster Counties (07/20/15)
 Professor Gives the Working Class 'A Voice' in New Award-Winning Book (07/15/15)
 Winthrop Group Traveled to Bolivia for Entrepreneurship and Microfinance Project (07/15/15)
 Winthrop Class Visited Cuba This Summer As Countries Work to Rebuild Relationship (07/14/15)
 Winthrop Library Dean Named to Reveal Digital’s Executive Committee (07/03/15)
 Two Graduate Programs Ranked on National Lists (06/24/15)
 Board of Trustee Members Approve Faculty Changes (06/23/15)
 University Administrators' Association Recognizes Incoming Winthrop President for Leadership Skills (06/23/15)
 Winthrop Formalizes Faculty/Student Exchange With University of Porto (06/23/15)
 Board Approves New Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership (06/19/15)
 Winthrop Board Displays Unanimous Support of Knowledge Park Initiative (06/19/15)
 Winthrop Board of Trustees Approves 2.5 Percent Undergraduate Tuition Increase (06/19/15)
 Upcoming Orientation Sessions Designed to Prepare New Students for College Life (06/17/15)
 Business Dean Honored as Champion of S.C. Small Business Development Center (06/16/15)
 Learning Center Professionals Gathered at Winthrop to Learn Tutoring Tips (06/12/15)
 Names of Graduates and Those Placed on President's and Dean's Lists Now Available (06/12/15)
 Winthrop Alumna Establishes Scholarship for South Carolina, Virginia Residents (06/11/15)
 Financial Planning Students Take Second Place at National Competition (06/09/15)
 Registration is Open for Nonprofit Management Program (06/09/15)
 Winthrop Has 183 Student-Athletes Achieve at Least a 3.0 GPA in Spring (05/21/15)
 S.C. Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame Moves to Winthrop (05/19/15)
 Education Majors Capture Top Academic Award at Graduation (05/09/15)
 Phi Beta Lambda Captures Top Prizes at State Leadership Conference (05/08/15)
 Catch the Commencement Ceremony on Your Computer (05/07/15)
 History Professor Honored For His Contributions to Preserve S.C. History (05/07/15)
 Winthrop Named on Princeton Review Green School List for Sustainability Efforts (05/05/15)
 Psychology Professor Merry Sleigh Recognized By S.C. Association (05/01/15)
 Faculty Awards To Be Given at Commencement Highlight Outstanding Work (04/29/15)
 Student Life Awards Highlight Active Year for Winthrop Student Body (04/27/15)
 Winthrop Alumna Destinee Johnson '14 Receives KSTF Fellowship (04/23/15)
 Winthrop's Think College Student Takes Home Scholarship From Star-Filled Event (04/23/15)
 S.C. Naturalist Rudy Mancke Delights Audience with His Artifacts (04/17/15)
 Winthrop Galleries Showcases Work by Undergraduate and Graduate Students (04/17/15)
 Fine Arts Associate Professor Recognized for His Contributions to Art Education (04/16/15)
 Winthrop Poll: Walker and Bush Early Leaders Among SC GOP Likely Voters (04/15/15)
 Mediterranean Diet Class Eats Well in America and Soon in France and Italy (04/13/15)
 Sport Management Faculty Member Thanked for Her Work on Sports Law Conference (04/10/15)
 Winthrop Alumna Hannah Swan ’14 Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (04/10/15)
 History Professor Will Join in President Lincoln's Cottage Celebration (04/07/15)
 Palmetto State Naturalist Will Give Insights at Friends of Dacus Library Event (04/06/15)
 Former Banking Executive Hired as College of Business External Director (04/02/15)
 Faculty Conference Election Results in John Bird's Re-election (04/01/15)
 Incoming Freshmen Will Read a Nomadic Tale for the Common Book Project (04/01/15)
 April Provost Session Examines RTI Approaches in Mathematics (03/31/15)
 Nation's Ford High School Team Wins Winthrop Cup at Model United Nations (03/27/15)
 Math Faculty Member Selected for Regional Association's Beginning Teacher Award (03/25/15)
 Winthrop Alumna Will Represent Education Superintendent on Board of Trustees (03/25/15)
 High Schools From the Carolinas Arrive March 25 for Model United Nations (03/20/15)
 Chemistry Major Michala Tesney Explores Crystallography Research at St. Jude (03/18/15)
 Academic Champions Will Compete March 19 on Winthrop Campus (03/17/15)
 Dr. Daniel F. Mahony Selected as President of Winthrop University (03/13/15)
 Social & Behavioral Research Lab Joins Transparency Initiative (03/12/15)
 Freshman Biology Major Selected for Project GO Language Training (03/09/15)
 Joe Prus Named NASP 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient (03/05/15)
 Winthrop Poll: S.C. Residents Give Opinions on Leaders, Gas Tax and Other Issues (03/04/15)
 Bank of America Professor Will Push Health-Related Initiatives (02/27/15)
 Winthrop Senior Ian Deas Is One Of Four $2,000 Sunbelt Rentals Scholarship Recipients (02/26/15)
 Reading Professor Tapped as New Thompson Scholar (02/25/15)
 Alums and Other Professionals Scheduled to Talk at 26th Annual Mass Communication Week (02/23/15)
 Science Educators Will Be on Campus This Weekend Discussing Teaching Strategies (02/20/15)
 President Search Committee Names Finalists for Eleventh President (02/18/15)
 Business Majors Participate in TD Ameritrade Institutional's Annual Conference (02/13/15)
 Entrepreneurship Competition Invites Innovative Business Ideas (02/13/15)
 Mini Camp Planned for High School Students at Winthrop on March 7 (02/13/15)
 Market Outlook on Economic Trends Set For Feb. 24 (02/11/15)
 February Provost Lecture Recounts Irish Storytelling, Song (02/03/15)
 International Teachers Sharpen Skills at Winthrop For Fourth Year (02/03/15)
 Graduate, Dean and Presidents' Lists Now Available (01/30/15)
 Planning Has Started for Winthrop's First Water Conference in November (01/29/15)
 Winthrop Faculty, Staff and Students Turn Out to See Friendship Nine Vindicated (01/29/15)
 Strom Thurmond's Granddaughter Shares Thoughts on Her Family's Legacy (01/26/15)
 The Music Festival, Alternative Impulse IV, Features Feb. 1 Concert (01/26/15)
 MLK Day of Service Benefits Students and Service Sites (01/25/15)
 Macfeat Early Childhood Laboratory School Earns Accreditation from NAEYC (01/23/15)
 Physical Education Majors Club Takes Top Marks at State Conference (01/22/15)
 College of Education Holds Week of Activities on Educational Trends (01/21/15)
 Winthrop Cited for Weaving Community Engagement in Its College Fabric (01/16/15)
 Student-Athletes Earn Highest GPA for a Semester (01/14/15)
 College Students Will Put MLK's Words to Action on Jan. 19 (01/13/15)
 Dacus Library Launches New Online Research Hub (01/13/15)
 Winthrop Selected as a Best in the Southeast by Princeton Review (08/02/11)
 Winthrop's Psi Chi Advisor Wins 2010-11 Denmark Award (07/18/11)
 Economics Professor Gary Stone Chosen as William H. Grier Professor (07/01/11)
 Faculty Members Promoted and/or Granted Tenure in May (05/30/11)
 Chemistry Professor Nick Grossoehme Receives Grant for Emerging Scientists (05/23/11)
 Winthrop Part of Math-Science Partnership Grant with Area Schools and Agencies (05/11/11)
 New Assistant Dean Announced for University College (05/10/11)
 Debra Boyd Appointed as Acting Vice President for Academic Affairs (05/04/11)
 Mbira Player Chartwell Dutiro Brings Ancient Tradition Songs to Campus Sept. 3 (08/28/15)
 Theatre and Dance Brings Silver Screen Favorites to the Stage in New Season (08/27/15)
 Galleries Tie 2015-16 Programming to Campus-Wide Discussions (08/18/15)
 Southern Belles Plot Their Revenge in Shakespeare Carolina's Latest Adaptation (08/18/15)
 Returning Favorites and New Acts Prepare for Welcome Week (08/05/15)
 Hunger Drives Hysterical Action in Newest Shakespeare Carolina Production (07/14/15)
 National Endowment for the Humanities Selects Design Faculty Member for Summer Series (07/02/15)
 American Guild of Organists Kicks Off Convention with July 1 Concert (06/15/15)
 Music Faculty Ron Parks Called on to Compose Companion Pieces for Holst's Planets (05/26/15)
 Manwarren Carries On Tradition of Piano-Playing With New CD (05/01/15)
 Charlotte Magazine Names Shaun Cassidy Best Artist on Charlotte Scene (04/29/15)
 Junior Dance Majors Reveal Semester-Long Original Work at Choreography Showcase (04/17/15)
 Winthrop Galleries Showcases Work by Undergraduate and Graduate Students (04/17/15)
 Come One, Come All to the Annual Come-See-Me Festival (04/14/15)
 Overseas Travel Inspires 'The Sound of Everything' (04/06/15)
 Winthrop Alumna Caroline Rust ’97 Chosen McColl Center Affiliate Artist in Residence (04/02/15)
 Leading Ladies Lead the Hilarious Way in New Theatre Production (04/01/15)
 Recipients for 12th Annual Medal of Honor in the Arts Represent Region's Creative Talent (04/01/15)
 Charlotte Dance Festival Welcomes Winthrop Students' Original Choreography (03/20/15)
 Interior Design Student Places Second in National Competition (03/17/15)
 'Vocabulary of Images' Inspires Newest Exhibit from Fine Arts Chair Tom Stanley (02/27/15)
 Be Careful What You Wish For 'Into the Woods' (02/10/15)
 Extend Your Valentine's Day Celebration With Special Piano Recital (02/09/15)
 Winthrop Community Well Represented in Upcoming Lake City Arts Festival (02/06/15)
 Music Department Welcomes 'Lush and Fragile' Piano Works, Percussion (02/04/15)
 Fine Arts Professor's Latest Sculpture Stands Tall at Bragg Financial Advisors (02/02/15)
 Rwandan Travels Influence Poet's Work in Special Presentation (01/28/15)
 Alumna Featured in Downtown Rock Hill Art Exhibition Through Feb. 15 (01/22/15)
 Internationally Acclaimed Percussionist Group NEXUS to Perform at Winthrop (01/16/15)
 Winthrop Galleries Pay Tribute to Late Painting Professor (01/14/15)
 Shakespeare Carolina at Winthrop Revamps ''The Tempest'' Aug. 3-7 (07/25/11)
 Shakespeare Carolina at Winthrop to Present Two Productions This Summer (07/01/11)
 John O'Conor to Host Second Piano Master Class Series at Winthrop (06/15/11)
 Winthrop's 23rd Summer ST-ARTS Program Continues to June 24 (06/13/11)
 Princeton University Organist to Perform June 18 Concert in Byrnes Auditorium (06/07/11)
 Faculty and Student Artwork Now for Sale in the Campus Bookstore (05/23/11)
 City to Unveil Student-Created Bike Racks at May 7 Mayor's Ride (05/06/11)
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