Virtual Open House

Virtual Open House

Thanks for joining us today!  If you have any issues connecting to any part of the schedule below, please email us at admissions@winthrop.edu or all 803-323-2191.


Schedule -

9:15 a.m.  Virtual Check In

    Virtual Check In Admissions Zoom 


9:30 a.m.   Welcome

    Join us for a welcome from our Admissions Counselors


9:45 a.m - 10:45 a.m.  Student Affairs Drop Ins

    Student Affairs information session

    • Department:  First Year Experience
      Winthrop Staff: Leah Lail, Dana Bruneau
      Zoom link:  CLICK HERE

    • Department:  Health and Counseling Services
      Winthrop Staff: Nikki Ford
      Zoom link:  CLICK HERE

    • Department:  Diversity and Student Engagement
      Winthrop Staff: Kinyata Brown
      Zoom link:  CLICK HERE

    • Department:  Student Activities
      Winthrop Staff: Ramonica Berry, Alexis Williams
      Zoom link:  CLICK HERE

    • Department:  Residence Life
      Winthrop Staff: Elizabeth Moore, Residential Learning Coord. & Academic Associate
      Zoom link:  CLICK HERE

    • Department:  Center for Career Development and Internships
      Winthrop Staff: Tiffany Alexander - Director of Employer Engagement and Internships
      Zoom link:  CLICK HERE

    • Department:  Academic Success Center
      Winthrop Staff: Josh Le Clerg - Senior Biology Major, Peer Tutor and Academic Coach for the Academic Success Center
      Zoom link: CLICK HERE

    • Department:  Office of Accessibility
      Winthrop Staff: Chris Keck, OA Program Director
      Zoom link:  CLICK HERE
      Passcode: 5T0yfd  (number 0)

    • Department:  Eagle STEM Scholars Program
      Winthrop Staff:  Amanda Cavin
      Zoom link: CLICK HERE

    • Department:  West Center Recreational Services
      Winthrop Staff: Margaret Schrifer
      Zoom link:  CLICK HERE
      Passcode: evCq5t

    • Department: University College/Academic Advising/LEAP Program
      Winthrop Staff: Dr. Katie Knop
      Zoom link:  CLICK HERE

    • Department: Study Abroad
      Winthrop Staff: Alexa Maddox
      Zoom link: CLICK HERE

    • Department: Council of Student Leaders
      Winthrop Staff: Brandon Jackson
      Zoom link:  CLICK HERE


9:45 a.m. & 10:15 a.m.  Breakout Sessions

    • Admissions Info Session 
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    • Financial Aid Info Session
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    • Student Panel
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    • Honors Program Info Session
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    • Admitted Student Info Session 
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10:45 a.m. Academic Breakout Sessions

    Academic Breakout Sessions

    • Department/Major:  Computer Science
      Faculty: Dr. Stephen Dannelly

      Discussion: Overview of the degrees offered by the Winthrop Computer Science Department.

      Zoom link:  CLICK HERE

    • Department/Major:  Human Nutrition
      Faculty: Wanda Koszewski, Department Chair

      Discussion: Food is the gateway to health. If you are interested in food, medicine, health and disease prevention come examine the Department of Human Nutrition.

      Zoom link:  CLICK HERE

    • Department/Major:  Mass Communication
      Faculty: Dr. Guy Reel

      Discussion: The Department of Mass Communications offers degree program in journalism, broadcasting and integrated marketing communications.

      Zoom link:  CLICK HERE

    • Department/Major:  Social Work
      Faculty: Dr. Kori Bloomquist

      Discussion: Introduction to the Profession of Social Work

      Zoom link:  CLICK HERE

    • Department/Major:  Environmental Sciences and Studies
      Faculty: Dr. Scott Werts

      Zoom link:  CLICK HERE

    • Department/Major:  Social Studies Education
      Faculty: Dr. Margaret Gillikin

      Zoom link:  CLICK HERE

    • Department/Major:  Philosophy & Religious Studies
      Faculty: Dr. Peter Judge

      Discussion: Let us inform you about the academic study of Philosophy at Winthrop adn the many life skills and career possibilities with a degree in our program.

      Zoom link: CLICK HERE

    • Department/Major:  Management & Marketing
      Faculty: Dr. Cara Peters

      Zoom link:  CLICK HERE

    • Department/Major: Biology
      Faculty: Dr. Dwight Dimaculangan

      Zoom link:  CLICK HERE
      Meeting ID: 871 3415 1774

    • Department/Major: English/English Education
      Faculty: Amanda Campbell

      Discussion: Please join us to learn about the English Department at Winthrop!

      Zoom link:  CLICK HERE
      Meeting ID: 835 7868 0420

    • Department/Major: Accounting, Finance, Economics
      Faculty: Dr. Adriana Cordis, Dr. Gang Wang,  Dr. Yi Shen

      Zoom link: CLICK HERE
      Meeting ID: 892 0469 2406

    • Department/Major: Chemistry, Biochemistry & Pre-Engineering
      Faculty: Dr. Robin Lammi

      Discussion: Learn about opportunities in chemistry, biochemistry, and pre-engineering.

      Zoom link:  CLICK HERE

    • Department/Major:  Sociology, Criminology, and Anthropology
      Faculty: Dr. Brad Tripp

      Zoom linkCLICK HERE
      Meeting ID: 954 2253 8124
      Passcode: mPXp8k

    • Department/Major:  Political Science
      Faculty: Dr. Jennifer Leigh Disney

      Discussion: Come learn what Political Science is and what you can do with a Political Science degree!

      Zoom link:  CLICK HERE

    • Department/Major:  History
      Faculty: Dr. Catherine Chang

      Discussion: Explore the Past, Inform the Present, Guide the Future

      Zoom link: CLICK HERE

    • Department/Major:  World Languages and Cultures
      Faculty: Dr. Valerie Jepson

      Zoom linkCLICK HERE
    • Department/Major:  Music
      Faculty: Dr. Elisa Koehler

      Zoom link: CLICK HERE

    • Department/Major:   Fine Arts
      Faculty: Karen Oremus

      Zoom link: CLICK HERE

    • Department/Major: Theatre & Dance
      Faculty:Daniel Gordon

      Discussion: Overview of the opportunities to engage as a major or minor in Theatre and Dance.

      Zoom link: CLICK HERE

    • Department/Major: Early Childhood Education
      Faculty: Dr. Erin Hamel

      Discussion: Hear from Dr. Hamel, Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education and Director of the Macfeat Early Childhood Laboratory School.  Dr. Hamel will be joined by students in the program as they discuss why this program and Winthrop are a good place to land.

      Zoom link: CLICK HERE

    • Department/Major: Elementary Education
      Faculty: Dr. Bettie Parsons Barger

      Discussion: Hear from Dr. Barger, Professor of Elementary Education and Director of the Rex Institute.  Dr. Barger will be joined by students in the program as they discuss why this program and Winthrop are a good place to land.

      Zoom link: CLICK HERE

    • Department/Major: Design
      Faculty: Jesse Weser

      Zoom link: CLICK HERE

    • Department/Major: Human Development and Family Studies
      Faculty: Dr. Yasemin Cava - Tadick and Ms. Sarah Butterbaugh

      Discussion: Meet with Dr. Cava-Tadick and Ms. Butterbaugh to explore the variety of opportunities in this program.  They will be joined by students in the program to discuss why this program and Winthrop are a good place to land.

      Zoom link: CLICK HERE

    • Department/Major: Middle Level Education
      Faculty: Dr. Abbigail Armstrong

      Discussion: Meet with Dr. Armstrong and COE students as they discuss the rewards of teaching.  Be prepared to learn why this program and Winthrop are a good place to land.

      Zoom link: CLICK HERE

    • Department/Major: Special Education
      Faculty: Dr. April Mustian and Dr. Larry Fisher

      Discussion: Our state, region, and nation need dedicated and passionate teachers. Drs. Mustian and Fisher will be joined by COE majors as they discuss the major and Winthrop.  Learn why Winthrop is a great place to land.

      Zoom link: CLICK HERE

    • Department/Major: Physical Science
      Faculty: Dr. Jared Androzzi

      Discussion: Our state, region, and nation need dedicated and passionate teachers. Physical Education is an important part of the P12 environment and Dr. Androzzi as well as COE majors will be available to explain more.  Learn why Winthrop is a great place to land.

      Zoom link:  CLICK HERE

    • Department/Major: Exercise Science
      Faculty: Dr. David Schary

      Discussion: The opportunities for exercise science majors include health professions; strength and conditioning; and professional avenues in fitness.  Learn more with Dr. Schary and some of our COE majors as they discuss why this program and Winthrop are a good place to land.

      Zoom link:  CLICK HERE

    • Department/Major: Athletic Training Pathway
      Faculty: Dr. Martha Dettl-Rivera

      Discussion: Interested in a health care profession that places you on the front line of diagnosis and intervention? Serving as an Athletic Trainer in a variety of settings may just be the answer. Learn more with Dr. Dettl-Rivera and some of our COE majors as they discuss with this program and Winthrop are a good place to land.

      Zoom link: CLICK HERE

    • Department/Major: Sport Management
      Faculty: Dr. Jason Chung

      Discussion: Want to use a passion and interest in sport to transition into a career with a variety of possibilities? Consider Sport Management.

      Zoom link: CLICK HERE

    • Department/Major:  Psychology
      Faculty: Dr. Darren Ritzer

      Zoom link: CLICK HERE

    • Department/Major: Mathematics
      Faculty: Dr. Tom Polaski

      Discussion: This session will answer any and all questions about Winthrop's programs in mathematics, mathematics education, and data science.

      Zoom link: CLICK HERE


10:45 a.m. Parents Q & A


11:15 a.m. Virtual Walking Tour & Admissions Q & A


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Last Updated: 3/22/21