Winthrop University: Alumni - Class of 1970 Reunion - Schedule of Events
Contact Information
Alumni Association
304 Tillman Hall
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
803/323-2145
803/323-1452 (Fax)
800/578-6545 (Toll-Free)
alumni@winthrop.edu

Schedule of Events

Join us April 8-9 for the Class of 1970 50-Year Reunion! The schedule of events is listed below with links to locations and campus departments. We can't wait to celebrate with you!

Our reunion hotel is the Cambria Hotel Rock Hill - University Center. The discounted rate for our class is $119/night. Book your room by Monday, March 7. All rooms include complimentary wireless internet, king beds, a chaise lounge, a Keurig coffee maker with complimentary in room coffee, a mini fridge, work desk and flat screen televisions with cable TV. Parking is $5 per car, per day. 

The Alumni Association will provide golf carts to accommodate those who may need a ride from their car to any event on campus. If you have specific accessibility needs, please contact the Alumni Association at 803/323-2145 or alumni@winthrop.edu.


Friday, April 8

Campus Art Tour
3 p.m. | Front Steps of Rutledge (building 8 on the campus map)

Meet at the front steps to the Rutledge Building for a 45-minute walk around campus, led by the College of Visual and Performing Arts, to view sculptures and student art on campus. For accessibility tours, call 803/323-2145 or e-mail alumni@winthrop.edu. Please consider a gift to support campus art at www.winthrop.edu/give.


Class Reunion Check-In
5 p.m. | The Mill at the Cambria Hotel Rock Hill - University Center 
354 Technology Center Way
Rock Hill, SC 29730

Stop by to pick up your nametag and your reunion souvenir at The Mill hospitality room located on the ground floor of the Cambria Hotel before the Class Reunion Dinner at 6 p.m.

Class Reunion Dinner
6 p.m. | Cambria Hotel Rock Hill - University Center 
354 Technology Center Way
Rock Hill, SC 29730

Hotel Hospitality
8 - 10 p.m. | The Mill at the Cambria Hotel Rock Hill - University Center
Cambria Hotel Rock Hill - University Center
354 Technology Center Way
Rock Hill, SC 29730

Following the Class Reunion Dinner, we'll gather in The Mill hotel hospitality room to continue the fun. Food and beverages are available for purchase at The Loom Restaurant.

 

Saturday, April 9

Hotel Hospitality
8 - 11 a.m. | The Mill at the Cambria Hotel Rock Hill - University Center
Cambria Hotel Rock Hill - University Center
354 Technology Center Way
Rock Hill, SC 29730

Start your day with made to order breakfast or the breakfast buffet, $10 per person, from The Loom Restaurant. Take your breakfast and coffee to The Mill hotel hospitality room to enjoy time with classmates before the days reunion activities begin.

 

Campus Tours with Student Ambassador
9, 9:30, or 10 a.m. | Joynes Hall (building 1 on the campus map)
Winthrop Ambassadors, students who give campus tours for prospective students, will provide tours so you can see our beautiful Winthrop campus. Tours are 45 minutes to one hour long. The last tour will leave at 10 a.m. to allow time to get to the 11 a.m. Class Reunion Luncheon. Each tour will start and end at Joynes Hall.

Class Reunion Check-In
10 - 11 a.m. | Richardson Ballroom located in the DiGiorgio Campus Center (building 16 on the campus map)
Stop by to pick up your nametag and your reunion souvenir if you didn't pick it up on Friday.

Class Reunion Luncheon
11 - 1 p.m. | Richardson Ballroom located in the DiGiorgio Campus Center (building 16 on the campus map)
The weekend celebration continues with our Class Reunion Luncheon where we will reminisce and revel in our Winthrop days.

Class Memorabilia
11 - 1 p.m. | Richardson Ballroom located in the DiGiorgio Campus Center (building 16 on the campus map)
Take a walk down memory lane with class memorabilia from the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Class Photo
1 p.m. | Richardson Ballroom located in the DiGiorgio Campus Center (building 16 on the campus map)

1919 Film Viewing
2 p.m. | Dina's Place located in the DiGiorgio Campus Center (building 16 on the campus map)
We will have a private screening of the 1919 silent film of Winthrop, which was used as a recruitment video. Gina Price White ’83, director of Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, will narrate the movie.


Bookstore Hours

The Winthrop University Bookstore is located inside the DiGiorgio Campus Center on the first floor and will be open during the following times. For additional information, call 803/323-3800.

Friday | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday | noon - 5 p.m.


Reunion Weekend Discounts

As you enjoy your weekend in Rock Hill, a few local businesses want to help you celebrate! Mention you are a Winthrop alumnus at these establishments to enjoy discounts during your Golden Reunion Weekend. From cold beer to coffee, crafts and cups, there's something for everyone to enjoy!

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Knowledge Perk

130 W. White Street
Rock Hill, SC 29730
Celebrate your milestone reunion with 20% off a beverage at Rock Hill’s full coffee immersion coffee shop.

 

Nailed It DIY Rock Hill

139 E. Main Street
Rock Hill, SC 29730

Take 20% off your purchase of $50 or more when you mention you are a Winthrop alumnus.

 

Slow Play Brewing

274 Columbia Avenue
Rock Hill, SC 29730

Celebrate your milestone reunion with 15% off your tab. Slow Play Brewing is owned by Ben Lee ’05, Matt Poston ’11 and Ron Fasick ’02.

 

The Mercantile Home

130 W. White Street
Rock Hill, SC 29730

Take 10% off your purchase at Rock Hill’s community-minded retailer. The Mercantile Home has unique home pieces, bedding, pillows, furniture and more.

 

The Mercantile HQ

153 E. White Street
Rock Hill, SC 29730

Take 10% off your purchase at Rock Hill’s community-minded retailer. The Mercantile HQ is home to a unique plant and flower bar, clothing, specialty groceries, gifts and more.

Last Updated: 10/5/22