Sandi Gero

Name: Sandi Gero

Transfer Admissions Coordinator

Hometown: Cedar Fall, Iowa

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education/Remedial Reading, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa;  Master’s in Educational Leadership, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL


Territory:  All Transfer Students

What makes Winthrop special?  The People!  Everyone truly cares about your success here and they want you to have a positive experience at Winthrop, and be a successful graduate.

What do you love about Winthrop?
  There is something for everyone here. We have more than 160 clubs, Greek Life, Athletic events and much more.  You will find the place where you fit and be able to “bloom where you are planted”!

Favorite restaurant in Rock Hill:
  Roco Rotisserie located at 122 Oakland Ave.  They have delicious food which is both nutritious and affordable!

What is your favorite event to attend in Rock Hill?
  In April, “Come See Me Festival”, is always a highlight! The event lasts for 10 days and is filled with music, many events and vendors.  People come from all over the United States to attend the Come See Me Festival.

What is your favorite thing about Rock Hill?
  Rock Hill is a small town which is growing in an exciting way. Winthrop University is right in the middle of this growth.  When you want the excitement of a large city, Charlotte is only 20-30 minutes away.    

Why pick Winthrop:  
Winthrop University is a special place!  You get the benefit of attending a smaller campus where you are not just a number.  Your professors will know you and you will meet friends who you will keep for a lifetime. Attending class each day as you walk through our beautiful campus, is an added bonus.

What advice do you have for students during their search process?  Enjoy the journey of visiting colleges and see where you feel the most comfortable.  You will get a feel for the climate of the campus from the very first time you visit
.  Ask lots of questions and be engaged as you visit each campus.

Favorite Movie(s):  Remember the Titans

Favorite Band:  James Taylor(& his back up band!)

Favorite Food:  Popcorn and Mountain Dew

Hobbies:  Scrapbooking and touring all the MLB baseball parks throughout the United States.