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Homecoming 2015 is November 9th-14th

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HOMECOMING 2015: New York, New York: A Winthrop State of Mind

Monday, November 10, 2015

Paint the Town Garnet & Gold
Various locations, Rock Hill, SC
Kick off the week as we show our Eagle pride around Rock Hill and on the Winthrop campus, painting window store fronts Garnet & Gold. Sign ups for on campus windows will be posted in early October. 
Sponsored by the Student Homecoming Committee

Chalk Your Spirit
Scholars Walk
Time/Date TBD
In conjunction with Paint the Town, come out and express your Eagle spirit in chalk!
Sponsored by Resident Students’ Association (RSA) and the Student Homecoming Committee

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Homecoming Court Presentation
DiGiorgio Campus Center-The Edge
Come watch the announcement of the Homecoming court finalists. Voting for the 2014 King and Queen will begin immediately following the presentation.
Sponsored by the Student Homecoming Committee

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

RSA Banner Decorating Party
DiGiorgio Campus Center
Show your Winthrop Spirit by stopping by to decorate a Homecoming Banner! Music, fun and PRIZES! Banners will be displayed on campus throughout Homecoming; come build upon this lasting Winthrop tradition. Basic materials will be provided by the Resident Students' Association.
Sponsored by Resident Students’ Association (RSA)

Thursday, November 12, 2015

So WU Got Talent? Homecoming Talent Show
Tillman Auditorium 7 pm
The Homecoming Talent Show is one of the most anticipated and well-attended events of the year. You will not want to miss out on this homecoming tradition, where Winthrop’s most talented students compete for bragging rights, and a chance to win a grand prize! Hosted by Rome and Mike of Dormtainment
Sponsored by the Student Homecoming Committee, Gentlemen’s League and the Association of Ebonites

Friday, November 13, 2015

Garnet & Gold Friday
All around the World, All day
Show off your WINTHROP PRIDE! Wear Garnet and Gold and let everyone know who you’re supporting. Send your photos to
Sponsored by Alumni Relations

Saturday, November 14, 2015

South Lawn, Coliseum
11 am-4 pm
Come out for this Homecoming Tradition with alumni, students and community members. Don’t forget the basketball game starts at 4pm. Let’s GO EAGLES!
*PLEASE NOTE: Pets are not permitted at tailgate
Sponsored by Alumni Relations

Men’s Basketball vs. Hampton
Winthrop Coliseum 4 pm
Come out and support your Winthrop Eagles for the season opener! The 2015 Homecoming King and Queen will be announced during half-time.

NPHC Step Show
Byrnes Auditorium
Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.
One of the biggest Homecoming traditions on Winthrop’s campus is this sell-out event. Ticket prices will be posted in early October. 
Sponsored by Sorority and Fraternity Affairs


<September 2015>
1- Abevy''s Open Mic Night and Meet and Greet
- Alternate Tutee Seminar
- Athletic Training Club Meeting
- Bible Study
- Come Find Out About National Scholarships and Awards!
- IFC Cookout
- One Direction Club Meetings
- Panhellenic President's Project
- Phi Beta Lambda Chapter Meeting
- Ratio Christi Weekly Meeting
- Recruitment
- Student Organization Training
2- Def Poets First Interest Meeting of the Year
- General Body Meeting
- Her Campus First Meeting
- Hosa Meeting
- Literacy Intervention Team Training
- SAE Recruitment Event
- Skydive Club Weekly Meeting
- Student Organization Training
- Therapy Dogs in DIGS
- Women's Soccer vs Charlotte
3- College Democrats Meeting
- Friendly Game Night with SAC
- General Mass Meeting
- Guest Artist Series: Chartwell Dutiro, mbira
- Paint With Garnet & Give Gold
- Provost's Spotlight on Scholarship
- Recruitment Event
- Table
- Who Was Tyler Clementi?
- Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. Interest Social
4- Council Meetings
- Game Night/ Spades Tournament
- Kendo Informational Meeting
- SAE Recruitment Dodgeball
- Tutee Seminar
- Winthrop Cross Country Meet
67- 4th Annual Art History Foreign & Classic Film Festival
- American Sign Languge Club meeting
- FCA weekly meeting
- NABSE Meeting
8- Alternate Tutee Seminar
- Fall Involvement Fair
- Find out about the Gilman Study Abroad Scholarship
- Interest Meeting
- Pretty Poodle Pool Workout
- Recruitment
- Winthrop Ring Day
- WUABJ meeting
- WUSHRM Monthly Meeting
9- African Students Association biweekly meeting
- National Suicide Prevention Week Service
- Ring Sales Day
10- 2015 Fall Vendor Expo
- Allocations Training
- AO Cookout Fundraiser
- Club meeting
- Graduate School Open House
- Homecoming Court Interest Meeting 2015
- Organization Meeting
- Outdoor Movie: Unfriended
- RAIN Locations for 2015 Fall Vendor Expo
- Scholarship Information for Music Majors
- Teacher Ed Info Session
- TOP@WU Bible Study
11- Casual Friday
- Interest Meeting
- Kendo Informational Meeting
- SAE Bid Night
- SURE poster session
- Teacher Ed Info Session
- Tutee Seminar
- Vegetarian Labor Day Cookout
- WU Swing Dancing
12- Stateline Showdown II
1314- 4th Annual Art History Foreign & Classic Film Festival
- Club practice
- Hashtags for Ronald
- Rape Aggression Defense (RAD)
- Student Organization Training
15- Homecoming Court Interest Meeting 2015
- Pop Tab Challenge
- Rape Aggression Defense (RAD)
- Table
- The Association of Ebonites Membership Drive
- Women's Soccer vs East Tennessee State
16- "Impaired Perceptions", by Brian Charles Steel
- Allocations Training
- Impaired Perceptions
- Rape Aggression Defense
- Skin Deep Auditions
- Therapy Dogs in DIGS
17- Constitution Day event
- Student Allocations Training
- Table
- Teeter-Totter-A-Thon
18- 2015 Economic Forecast Breakfast
- Corn Hole Tournament
- National Scholarships, Fellowships, & Awards for STEM Majors
- Winthrop VB Invitational
- Women's Soccer vs The Citadel
19- Administration of the GRE
- Winthrop VB Invitational
2021- 4th Annual Art History Foreign & Classic Film Festival
- Tabling for Childhood Cancer Awareness
- Winthrop University Galleries - Artist Talk
22- Career Spotlight Series
- Home Rule: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know
- Men's Soccer vs Appalachian State
- Ratio Christi Weekly Meeting
- Smoothies on Scholars
- Symbols & Semiotics
- Tabling for Childhood Cancer Awareness
- The Hunting Ground
23- General Body Meeting
- MSW Information Session
- Women's Soccer vs UNC Asheville
24- AKPsi Informationals
- Allocations Training
- Coffee House CRU
- Fall 2015 Study Abroad Fair
- FBI National Academy Training Dinner
- Increasing Understanding About Sexual and Gender Minorities
- Puppies, Pies, and Pinatas: releasing stress before midterms (RAIN LOCATION)
- Puppies, Pies, and Pinatas: releasing stress before midtersm
- Tabling for Childhood Cancer Awareness
- Welcome to Winthrop new staff orientation
25- Creating an LGBTQ Safe Space on Campus: Why It's Important and How You Could Accomplish It
- Man + Land + Water and LAST FISH ON EARTH: Our Happy Re-Granulated Future Opening Reception
- RA and PM Meet and Greet
- Winthrop vs Coastal Carolina
26- Eagle Flicks: Furious 7
- Winthrop vs Charleston Southern
27- 2015 Southern Storm Try Outs
28- 4th Annual Art History Foreign & Classic Film Festival
- LAST FISH ON EARTH: Our Happy Re-Granulated Future
- Man + Land + Water
- Symbols & Semiotics
29- Faculty Series: Tracy Patterson, saxophone and Janice Bradner, piano
- PhotoVoice
- Ratio Christi Weekly Meeting
- Student Organization Training
- Winthrop vs Charlotte
30- Jeffrey
- Real Talk
- Sonia Kovalevsky Day Follow-Up Event
- Women's Soccer vs Longwood
- World's River Day
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