Winthrop University: Paula Garofalo

Paula Garofalo

Name: Paula Garofalo

Arts Recruitment Coordinator - Majors in the College of Visual and Performing Arts

Hometown: New Carrollton, MD

Education: Ohio University - B.A. UNC Charlotte, M.F.A. Ohio  University


What makes Winthrop special to you?   
The people.  Everyone is dedicated to educating our students.

What do you love about Winthrop?   
Diversity - I think our slogan should be "Keep Winthrop Weird".

What is you favorite local restaurant in Rock Hill?    Flipside Cafe

What is your favorite thing about Rock Hill?
Unique identity in a large metro area that's committed to staying a small city.


Why should a student pick Winthrop?
Location and faculty network/mentorship - we're 20 minutes from Charlotte, NC for internships and jobs.


What advice do you have for students during their search process?
Find a campus community you feel comfortable living in for 4 years with 2-3 majors that interest you.


Favorite Book?  Great Expectations

Favorite Movie or Performer?  The Royal Tenenbaums

Who is your Role Model? Ina Garten

What are your hobbies?  Cooking and Gardening

Last updated by rayj 10/04/2021

Last Updated: 10/4/21