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Alumni Association
304 Tillman Hall
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
803/323-1452 (Fax)
800/578-6545 (Toll-Free)

Alumni Association

Message from the Executive Director

May 2019 

Lori Tuttle, Executive Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving

Alumni and Friends,

We are proud to share the 2018 Year In Review with you, which captures the accolades the Alumni Association had in 2018. We hope you were able to join us for an event and plan to attend events in 2019 to stay engaged with your alma mater. Thank you to all our alumni who made 2018 a success!

Call for Alumni Award nominations!
Each November, the Alumni Association presents awards at the Alumni Reunion & Awards Luncheon, held during Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, to alumni who have demonstrated Winthrop's tradition of excellence. Nominations for the 2019 Alumni Awards will be accepted through Friday, July 26. The Honors and Awards Committee of the Alumni Executive Board reviews nominations and selects winners annually. To nominate a Winthrop graduate for an alumni award, visit the Alumni Awards webpage and complete the Alumni Awards Nomination Form for the appropriate award and submit to Lori Tuttle, executive director of alumni relations, at The following three awards are nominated by alumni: Alumni Distinguished Service Award, Alumni Professional Achievement Award and the Outstanding Young Alumni Award. Please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 800/578-6545 or with questions. We hope to see you on campus for Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, Nov. 15-16!

Upcoming Events:

Columbia Alumni Chapter Social at the Soda City Market
Join the Columbia Alumni Chapter at the Soda City Market on Saturday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Bring your family and friends to this fun event featuring 150 vendors. Enjoy food, unique market vendors and music while hanging out with local alumni. Be sure to wear garnet and gold for a chapter picture at the steps of the State House at 11:30 a.m. Admission is free. To see more information please visit the Soda City Market website. Please RSVP to by June 13.

D.C. Metro Young Alumni Council Day of Service (Sponsored by So Others May Eat)
Come together with fellow D.C. young alumni for a D.C. Young Alumni Day of Service with So Others May Eat (SOME). Join us as we serve a hot meal to members of the community on Saturday, June 29 from 10 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Register by June 19 to secure your spot by emailing Be sure to wear your garnet and gold to show your Winthrop pride.

Welcome Reception for Byron Putman ’94
Please join us for a cocktail reception to welcome Byron D. Putman ’94 as the president of Winthrop Alumni Association on Thursday, July 25 from 6 - 8 p.m. in Richardson Ballroom, located in the DiGiorgio Campus Center. Byron’s term as president begins on July 1, 2019. Please respond by July 20, 2019 to or 803/323-2145


Lori Tuttle

Executive Director of Alumni Relations

Last Updated: 6/13/19