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Sponsor Group:  Residence Life

Residence Life Wants to Help You

If you're hosting a summer camp or conference, consider Winthrop's residence halls for your lodging needs. Summer 2015 rates are:

* $15 per night per person for a double room

* $20 per night per person for a single room

Accommodations taxes will be added. It does not include meals. Summer housing is available June 1-July 31. 

Call Clarissa Elmore at 803/323-3490 or e-mail her at elmorec@winthrop.edu for more information.

 


Sponsor Group:  York County All On Board
Contact Name:  Frank Zebedis

Operation Medicine Drop

Have some leftover medications? Dispose them the safe way with Operation Medicine Drop. From April 5-26, people can drop off unused prescription drugs at seven drop boxes in the county. Campus Police is one of the seven drop box locations.


Sponsor Group:  International Center
Date:  04/03/2015
Contact Name:  Leigh Poole

Short-Term Study Abroad

Faculty members interested in proposing short-term faculty-led study abroad trips for the 2015-16 school year should submit their proposals by 5 p.m. on Friday, April 3. Submissions can be e-mailed to poolela@winthrop.edu or dropped off in the International Center at 218 Dinkins.

Review the proposal process online.


Sponsor Group:  Dining Services

Faculty/Staff Meal Plan Offer

Dining Services is offering a new meal plan just for faculty and staff. For $125, they can buy 20 meals and receive $20 in Cafe Cash. For questions, stop by 112 Thomson Hall or call 803/323-2119.


Sponsor Group:  Winthrop University International Center
Contact Name:  Lindsey Hill

International Center 'Volunteers' for Students

Winthrop has 194 international students on campus this semester. Many faculty and staff members have asked the International Center how they can help welcome these students to campus, be it inviting them to their home for a meal or driving them to the airport. If you are interested in being a "volunteer," please e-mail Lindsey Hill at hilll@winthrop.edu or call her at 803/323-2133.



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 Marr at marrj@winthrop.edu.

Name:  Joni Marr
Email:  marrj@winthrop.edu


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.
Name:  Kim Brazzell
Email:  brazzellk@winthrop.edu



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.




Tammie Phillips07/08/2014

Tammie Phillips is the new executive assistant for the Winthrop University Foundation. Originally from South Carolina, Phillips has lived in Rock Hill for more than 20 years .

Phillips holds a degree in English education with a business administration minor from the University of South Carolina Upstate and a certificate in nonprofit management from Winthrop. She has worked in administration and operations management for many years at Westminster Presbyterian Church. 

She and her husband, Craig, have two grown daughters, Brittany and Allison, and a furry friend, a cat named Summer. Phillips enjoys and beach and taking long walks with the family dogs.




Ken Sheetz06/25/2014
Kenneth L. Sheetz will join Winthrop University on July 1 as associate vice president for institutional advancement.

Sheetz will oversee all fundraising activities, including planned giving and annual giving operations as well as development operations. The Ohio native also will supervise management of employee relations for the Office of Development.

Sheetz’s career in fundraising in non-profit management spans 24 years in a variety of fields, including higher education, performing arts, K-12 schools, health care and community organizations. He comes to Winthrop from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, where he worked as associate vice president of development and reorganized and focused the university’s planned and major gift program.

Additional career highlights include launching and managing the first comprehensive capital campaign for the University of Indianapolis. The campaign raised $75 million, surpassing the original $50 million goal. Sheetz also managed a $70 million comprehensive campaign that raised $74 million at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio. During his time at Wittenberg, he also secured a gift totaling $10 million – then the largest gift in the university’s history.




Caroline Rust Ward06/25/2014

Caroline Rust Ward '97 is the new donor relations coordinator in the Office of Alumni Relations.

The Charlotte, North Carolina, resident earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from East Carolina University and a Master of Fine Arts from Winthrop. Her professional experience from the past 20 years includes adjunct professor of art and design at two universities, commercial art gallery manager and arts administrator as well as many other roles.

Her recent accolades include artist grants from both the Arts Council of York County and the Charlotte Mecklenburg Arts & Science Council in addition to “Best in Show” by E. Shiner, director of the Warhol Museum, during the exhibit From A Different Point of View 2012 at Point Park University in Pittsburgh. She is also an active member of the National Association of Women Artists in New York City.

 

 




04/28/2014

Obituary 

Mary Mintich, professor emerita of the Department of Art and Design, recently passed away. Mintich, who joined Winthrop in 1973 and retired in 1999, helped set the standards for the art and design programs of today. She was a fearless advocate for art and design, her students, and the resources that the art and design programs required.  A leader in the Charlotte art scene, she left a valuable mark on many cultural institutions. She left Winthrop a lasting legacy including an endowed Mary Mintich sculpture scholarship, which is awarded annually. 

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.














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 Winthrop Galleries Pay Tribute to Late Painting Professor (01/14/15)
 ASC Grants Prompt Artistic Exploration for Faculty, Staff, Alumni (12/10/14)
 New York Choreographer Adds His Talents to Winthrop Dance Theatre (11/11/14)
 Winthrop Bookstore to Host Nov. 15 Book Signing for Three Authors (11/11/14)
 Alumna Jane Spratt's Artwork Spotlighted in November Winthrop Exhibition (11/10/14)
 Holiday Art Sale Set for Nov. 14 (11/05/14)
 Musical Theatre Workshop Presents Emotionally Charged 'Bare' (11/05/14)
 Jazz & Jambalaya Gala to Raise Money for Student Scholarships (11/04/14)
 Nov. 1 Concert Marks Walter Hautzig's Return to Winthrop for a Steinway Spotlight (10/30/14)
 'Reasons to Be Pretty' Tackles Society's Obsession with Beauty (10/17/14)
 2014 Homecoming & Reunion Weekend Offers Fun for Alumni, Winthrop Community (10/16/14)
 Theatre & Dance Opens 2014-15 Season with Anton Chekhov's 'The Seagull' (10/06/14)
 Families Welcomed on Campus for Family Day (10/03/14)
 Love of Traveling Sets the Tone for Special Recital Oct. 6 (10/03/14)
 Roundtable Event to Address Social Issues During 'Fulfilling the Promise' (10/02/14)
 Galleries Continues Integration Conversation in New Exhibits (09/15/14)
 50th Anniversary of Integration to be Commemorated Oct. 6-12 (09/11/14)
 Art History Association 3rd Annual Foreign Film Series Begins Aug. 26 (08/25/14)
 Fine Arts Alumni Presentations to Spotlight 10 Artists in 2014-15 (08/20/14)
 Shakespeare Carolina's Romeo & Juliet Comes to Life Under the Stars (08/20/14)
 Welcome Week 2014 Features Never-Before-Seen Acts at Winthrop (08/18/14)
 Winthrop to Host First SC Screening of Everybody Street Documentary (08/14/14)
 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)

05/04/2015
The S.C. Psychological Association presented Professor Merry Sleigh its Kendra Ogletree Cusaac Outstanding Psychology Teacher of the Year Award at its recent conference in Myrtle Beach.

05/04/2015
Professor of Music Matthew Manwarren has released his new album, “Youthful Passion and Fantasy," on Americus Records. A CD signing party and brief concert has been planned at the Steinway Gallery of Charlotte on Sunday, Sept. 13, at 4 pm.

05/04/2015
Fine Arts Professor Mike Lavine discusses his recent installation at ARTFIELDS in Lake City: https://vimeo.com/125794985

04/30/2015

Three faculty members will be honored at Commencement on May 7 and 9:

* Distinguished Professor Award: Professor of English Jo Koster

* Outstanding Junior Professor: Assistant Professor of Computer Science Marguerite Doman

* Jane LaRoche Graduate Faculty Award: Associate Professor of Counseling and Development Jennifer Jordan


04/30/2015
Charlotte Magazine has named Professor of Fine Arts Shaun Cassidy Best Artist in Charlotte. The magazine noted that while Cassidy is not a native of Charlotte, he has “become part of the city.” Cassidy has been living and creating art in the United States since 1991. He grew up and studied sculpture in England and in Canada.

04/30/2015

Two faculty/staff members received honors at the 2015 Faculty/Staff/Retirees ceremony:

* Gloria Jones, dean of University College,  won the Mary Spann Richardswon Award for "exceptional service, professional excellence and the ability to provide Winthrop with positive visibility through the region."

* Brad Tripp, associate professor of sociology, received the Faculty Student Life Award for his "broad and deep interactions with student life efforts and for his efforts that have had a positive impact on students' lives."

 


04/20/2015
The National Art Education Association recently gave Associate Professor Seymour Simmons, III its 2015 South Carolina Art Educator of the Year Award.

This prestigious award, determined through a peer review of nominations, honors an outstanding member from each state or province association whose service and contribution to art education merits recognition and acclaim. The award was presented March 27 at the association's national convention in New Orleans.

04/13/2015
Associate Professor of Sport Management Kristi L. Schoepfer received the President’s Award in March during the 28th Annual Sport and Recreation Law Association (SRLA) conference in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The association, made up of more than 100 members, gives the annual award to the member who has given the greatest level of service to the organization. Schoepfer repeated as a recipient of the award; she also was given it in 2013.

04/09/2015
History Professor Jason Silverman will serven on an April 10 panel during the President Lincoln’s Cottage commemoration of the 16th president’s last visit to the site.

This is the 150th anniversary of the April 13, 1865 visit to the cottage, the day before Lincoln was assassinated.

Highlights of this milestone anniversary include a retracing of Lincoln’s daily commute on horseback through the streets of Washington, D.C.; an exhibit examining presidential security; and a forum featuring innovating scholars and visionary leaders on the lasting influence of Lincoln’s brave ideas.

Silverman, a Lincoln scholar and author of a soon-to-be released book on “Lincoln and Immigration,” was among several experts participating in the Lincoln Ideas Forum. The symposium will be held in the room in the Cottage where Lincoln drafted the Emancipation Proclamation.

04/07/2015
The York County Choral Society, conducted by Dr. Katherine Kinsey, Director of Choral Activities at Winthrop University, will perform Mozart's Requiem in D minor (k. 626) on Sunday, May 3, at 4 p.m. in Byrnes Auditorium. Tickets for the concert may be purchased at the door the day of the concert or by going to www.yorkcountychoralsociety.org. $15 for adults, $10 for seniors age 62+, $5 for students with ID.


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.

Name:  Multiple students,
Date Awarded:  04/23/2015
Seniors Alyssa Fumiko Toshimitsu and Ian Deas captured top honors at the 2015 Winthrop University Student Life Awards ceremony. Several students won awards in honor of their service and academic excellence. Read the full list of honorees.

Name:  Michala Tesney, Chemistry
From:  Summerville,  South Carolina 

Chemistry student Michala Tesney will spend the summer at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, where she has been accepted into the nationally competitive Pediatric Oncology Education (POE) Program. For 11 weeks, she will work with St. Jude’s Dr. Tudor Moldoveanu researching protein crystallography.

Name:  Tung Nguyen, Interior design

Student Tung Nguyen has won second place in the national 2015 Bernice Bienenstock Interior Design Competition.


Sponsor Group:  Residence Life

Residence Life Wants to Help You

If you're hosting a summer camp or conference, consider Winthrop's residence halls for your lodging needs. Summer 2015 rates are:

* $15 per night per person for a double room

* $20 per night per person for a single room

Accommodations taxes will be added. It does not include meals. Summer housing is available June 1-July 31. 

Call Clarissa Elmore at 803/323-3490 or e-mail her at elmorec@winthrop.edu for more information.

 


Sponsor Group:  York County All On Board
Contact Name:  Frank Zebedis

Operation Medicine Drop

Have some leftover medications? Dispose them the safe way with Operation Medicine Drop. From April 5-26, people can drop off unused prescription drugs at seven drop boxes in the county. Campus Police is one of the seven drop box locations.


Sponsor Group:  International Center
Date:  04/03/2015
Contact Name:  Leigh Poole

Short-Term Study Abroad

Faculty members interested in proposing short-term faculty-led study abroad trips for the 2015-16 school year should submit their proposals by 5 p.m. on Friday, April 3. Submissions can be e-mailed to poolela@winthrop.edu or dropped off in the International Center at 218 Dinkins.

Review the proposal process online.


Sponsor Group:  Dining Services

Faculty/Staff Meal Plan Offer

Dining Services is offering a new meal plan just for faculty and staff. For $125, they can buy 20 meals and receive $20 in Cafe Cash. For questions, stop by 112 Thomson Hall or call 803/323-2119.


Sponsor Group:  Winthrop University International Center
Contact Name:  Lindsey Hill

International Center 'Volunteers' for Students

Winthrop has 194 international students on campus this semester. Many faculty and staff members have asked the International Center how they can help welcome these students to campus, be it inviting them to their home for a meal or driving them to the airport. If you are interested in being a "volunteer," please e-mail Lindsey Hill at hilll@winthrop.edu or call her at 803/323-2133.


 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)
 Business Major Tapped as Tillman Award Recipient (12/22/14)
 Winthrop Named to Presidential Community Service Honor Roll for Ninth Time (12/22/14)
 South Carolina EPSCoR Division Awards Faculty Competitive Research Grants (12/18/14)
 Fine Arts Professor Will Deliver Commencement Address on Dec. 20 (12/16/14)
 Black Friday Shopping Expertise Garners Attention for Marketing Professor (12/15/14)
 Four Faculty Members Awarded Sabbaticals for Upcoming Academic Year (12/15/14)
 Professor Will Join Levine's Dec. 10 TweetChat on Police Shootings (12/08/14)
 Winthrop Praised for Its Integration of Critical Thinking Throughout Its Curriculum (12/08/14)
 Economics Faculty Member Chosen for Winthrop's Top Teaching Award (12/04/14)
 Retired Education Professor Authors Book About Cherokee Myths and Legends (12/04/14)
 Hunger Series Begins With Dec. 2 Program on Food Security (12/01/14)
 NSSE Survey Shows Winthrop Students Value Their College Experience (11/24/14)
 Leaders for Tomorrow Program Earns National Recognition for Positive Student Impact (11/21/14)
 THANKSgiving Challenge Exceeds Goal, Collects 517 Gifts in 48 Hours (11/21/14)
 Biology Class Studies Different Effects of Ebola Outbreak (11/20/14)
 Winthrop Poll: S.C. Residents Surveyed About Economy, Women's Issues and Sea-Level Change (11/19/14)
 Winthrop Kicks Off 48-Hour THANKSgiving Fundraising Challenge Nov. 18 (11/18/14)
 English Professors Reflect on Popularity of The Hunger Games Series (11/14/14)
 November Provost Series Explores Albanian Traditional Music (11/13/14)
 Panel to Address Journalists As Bargaining Tools on Nov. 18 (11/12/14)
 Alums Return to Celebrate Pottery Sale's 25th Anniversary on Dec. 5 (11/06/14)
 Steven Agee to Deliver Fall M.B.A. Lecture on Nov. 12 (11/03/14)
 English Professor Jo Koster Honored by Southeastern Medieval Association (10/30/14)
 New ICE Initiative Sparks Conversations About Innovation, Creativity (10/29/14)
 McNair Scholar Studies Student Truck Drivers' Health to Improve Performance (10/24/14)
 English Department Travels Back in Time At Victorians Institute Conference (10/21/14)
 Music Professor Jerry Helton Remembered for His Voice and Teaching Legacy (10/20/14)
 Winthrop Alumna Awarded $30,000 Rotary Scholarship to Study in Paris (10/13/14)
 Former Members of the Association of Ebonites Gather for Oct. 12 Reunion (10/10/14)
 S.C. Education Superintendent Candidate Debate Set for Oct. 14 Delayed (10/10/14)
 Third Annual Major/Minor Fair Offers New Opportunity to Students (10/10/14)
 Winthrop University Announces President Search Committee Membership (10/10/14)
 Latest Winthrop Poll Captures Likely Voters' Views on Upcoming Election (10/01/14)
 American Party Event on Sept. 30 Features Co-Founder and U.S. Senate Candidate (09/29/14)
 Lunch and Learn Sessions to Cover Integration Issues (09/25/14)
 Charlotte Author Will Speak on Midlife Reinventions on Oct. 6 (09/24/14)
 College of Education Undergoes Major Renovations to Update Classrooms (09/18/14)
 Acting President Debra Boyd Begins a Budget Review and Freeze (09/16/14)
 October Provost Series Session to Explore For-Profit, Not-For-Profit Higher Ed (09/16/14)
 50th Anniversary of Integration to be Commemorated Oct. 6-12 (09/11/14)
 John Kenneth Adams Presents His Piano Portraits on Sept. 14 at Winthrop (09/09/14)
 U.S News Includes Winthrop as Top 10 Southern Public University (09/09/14)
 Graduate Certificate in Arts Administration Available This Semester (08/29/14)
 Inaugural Provost's Spotlight on Scholarship Series Highlights Faculty Research (08/26/14)
 Sociology Professor Jennifer Solomon Reflects on Women's Equality Day (08/25/14)
 Alumnus, S.C. Rep. Gary Simrill '91 Will Give Keynote Convocation Speech (08/20/14)
 State Political Experts Gather Aug. 21 to Discuss Gubernatorial Election (08/20/14)
 English Professor John Bird Named New Bryant Professor (08/19/14)
 Chemistry Professor Robin Lammi to Direct University's Undergraduate Research (08/15/14)
 Faculty Member Judy Thomas Selected for South Carolina Panel for Dietetics (08/15/14)
 Non-Profit Management Certificate Program Now Accepting Applications (08/07/14)
 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)
 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)
 ASC Grants Prompt Artistic Exploration for Faculty, Staff, Alumni (12/10/14)
 New York Choreographer Adds His Talents to Winthrop Dance Theatre (11/11/14)
 Winthrop Bookstore to Host Nov. 15 Book Signing for Three Authors (11/11/14)
 Alumna Jane Spratt's Artwork Spotlighted in November Winthrop Exhibition (11/10/14)
 Holiday Art Sale Set for Nov. 14 (11/05/14)
 Musical Theatre Workshop Presents Emotionally Charged 'Bare' (11/05/14)
 Jazz & Jambalaya Gala to Raise Money for Student Scholarships (11/04/14)
 Nov. 1 Concert Marks Walter Hautzig's Return to Winthrop for a Steinway Spotlight (10/30/14)
 'Reasons to Be Pretty' Tackles Society's Obsession with Beauty (10/17/14)
 2014 Homecoming & Reunion Weekend Offers Fun for Alumni, Winthrop Community (10/16/14)
 Theatre & Dance Opens 2014-15 Season with Anton Chekhov's 'The Seagull' (10/06/14)
 Families Welcomed on Campus for Family Day (10/03/14)
 Love of Traveling Sets the Tone for Special Recital Oct. 6 (10/03/14)
 Roundtable Event to Address Social Issues During 'Fulfilling the Promise' (10/02/14)
 Galleries Continues Integration Conversation in New Exhibits (09/15/14)
 50th Anniversary of Integration to be Commemorated Oct. 6-12 (09/11/14)
 Art History Association 3rd Annual Foreign Film Series Begins Aug. 26 (08/25/14)
 Fine Arts Alumni Presentations to Spotlight 10 Artists in 2014-15 (08/20/14)
 Shakespeare Carolina's Romeo & Juliet Comes to Life Under the Stars (08/20/14)
 Welcome Week 2014 Features Never-Before-Seen Acts at Winthrop (08/18/14)
 Winthrop to Host First SC Screening of Everybody Street Documentary (08/14/14)
 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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