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March 2019

March 1 - 31

Alumni Homecoming T-shirt Contest

Do you think you've got the skills to design Winthrop's 2019 Homecoming T-shirt? Then put those skills on display! The Alumni Association is hosting a Homecoming T-shirt contest in celebration of Homecoming and Reunion Weekend 2019. To enter your T-shirt design please email by March 31 with your contact information and your t-shirt design image. Homecoming and Reunion Weekend 2019, Nov. 15 – Nov. 16. Please see the official contest rules for more information.

Thursday, March 21

Columbia Alumni Chapter Wine & Design
6:30 p.m.
Wine & Design
141 Pelham Drive, Suite G
Columbia, SC 29209
$35 per person

Grab a fellow alumnus and join the Columbia Alumni Chapter for a fun night of painting and creativity at Wine & Design! Show your Winthrop pride by wearing garnet and gold. Registration is $35 per person and includes your painting canvas and tools, light hors d'oeuvres and non-alcoholic beverages. You are welcome to bring your own adult beverage to enjoy. Space is limited to 50 so reserve your spot today! To register, please visit Wine & Design and use the private event code wd12. Wine & Design is owned by alumna and Board of Trustee Ashlye Rumph-Geddis Wilkerson '05. 

Saturday, March 23

Kershaw County Alumni Luncheon
11:30 a.m.
Springdale Hall
161 Knights Hill Rd.
Camden, SC 29021 

Join the Winthrop University Kershaw County Alumni Club for its annual spring luncheon at Springdale Hall in Camden, South Carolina, on Saturday, March 23, at 11:30 a.m. Enjoy networking with alumni, a musical performance and buffet lunch. $25/person. For more information, please contact

Sunday, March 24

Triangle Alumni Chapter Social
2-4 p.m.
Fortnight Brewing Company
1006 SW Maynard Rd.
Cary, NC 27511

Wrap up your weekend at a social with the Triangle Alumni Chapter. Bring your friends and family and enjoy an afternoon at Fortnight Brewing Company with fellow Winthrop alumni. Be sure to wear your garnet and gold for a chapter picture at 3 p.m. To view a list of beverages and pricing please visit Fortnight Brewing Company. 454 Grill food truck will be on site and have their full menu available for purchase. Please RSVP to by March 22.

Monday, March 25

D.C. Metro Alumni Chapter Social
5:30-9 p.m.
Lauriol Plaza
1835 18th St. NW
Washington, DC 20009

Unwind with the D.C. Metro Alumni Chapter at Lauriol Plaza. Enjoy rooftop views of the city while you socialize with local alumni. Be sure to wear your garnet and gold for a chapter picture at 7 p.m. Please RSVP to by March 26.

Thursday, March 28

Charlotte Alumni Chapter Social
6-8 p.m.
Lenny Boy Brewing Co.
3000 S. Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28217

Join the Charlotte Alumni Chapter for a social at Lenny Boy Brewing Co. Socialize with alumni while you enjoy views of the Queen City and a variety of brewed beverages. Be sure to wear your garnet and gold for a chapter picture at 7 p.m. Please RSVP to by March 26. 

April 2019

Friday, April 5

Rock Hill Alumni Chapter Social
5 p.m.
Roasting Company
122 Oakland Ave.
Rock Hill, SC 29730

Join the Rock Hill Alumni Chapter for a Winthrop gathering before the Come-See-Me Beach Bash! Bring your family and fellow alumni with you to enjoy the fun. Be sure to wear your garnet and gold for a chapter picture at 6 p.m. We will walk downtown together after the chapter picture. Parking is available across the street in The Well at Agape International Ministries parking lot. Please RSVP to by April 3.

Political Science Student Awards & Alumni Reception
7 – 9 p.m.
The Olde Stone House
968 Eden Terrace
Rock Hill, SC 29730

Political Science and Model UN alumni are invited to the Winthrop Department of Political Science's (PLSC) annual PLSC Student Awards Ceremony and Reception for PLSC and Model UN alumni on Friday, April 5 at the Olde Stone House. We will celebrate the vast span of Winthrop PLSC, including Model UN, the Center for Public Opinion and Policy Research (CPOPR), the Winthrop Poll and the John C. West Forum on Politics and Policy.

The Spring Awards Ceremony and Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society Induction will recognize our current student accomplishments and help us raise money to endow the Melford Wilson International Relations Fund and continue to support all other PLSC student awards. Tickets are $25, register online by Friday, March 29. For more information, please contact Dr. Jennifer Leigh Disney, Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, Director, Women's and Gender Studies Program.

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Ring Ceremony
4 p.m.
McBryde Hall, Winthrop University

Please RSVP by April 8, 2019 to or call 803/323-2141 with the number of guests attending.

Tuesday, April 23rd

Baseball with the Upstate Alumni Chapter
6 p.m.
Doug Kingsmore Stadium at Clemson University
114 Baseball Dr.
Clemson, SC 29634
$2 per ticket

Cheer on the Eagles at the ballpark with Upstate alumni! Join the Upstate Alumni Chapter as the Eagles take on the Clemson Tigers. Bring your family and fellow alumni to enjoy a night at the ballpark. Be sure to wear your garnet and gold to support the team. Visit Clemson Athletics to purchase your game tickets in section R to sit with fellow Winthrop alumni. We hope to see you there!

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