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

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Upcoming Events


September 2020


Young Alumni Council Socials

Join regional Young Alumni Councils in a series of virtual socials that will take place of in-person events typically held each fall. All virtual socials will be hosted via ZoomThe link to join will be emailed to registered alumni, therefore registration is required since space is limited. Don't forget to use one of the free digital Winthrop backgrounds and wear your garnet and gold to show your Eagle pride! Below are the times and dates for each social. We hope you can join us for these fun, virtual socials! 


Upstate Young Alumni Cocktail Social


6:30 p.m. via Zoom

Registration required

Columbia Young Alumni Virtual Launch

Tuesday, Sept. 22
6:30 p.m. via Zoom

Registration required

Rock Hill Young Alumni Cocktail Social

Tuesday, Sept. 29

6:30 p.m. via Zoom

Registration required


October 2020


Tuesday, Oct. 6

D.C. Metro Alumni Coffee Chat with Admissions

Mark your calendars for a virtual coffee chat with the Office of Admissions on Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 8:30 a.m. Grab a cup of coffee and join fellow local alumni in a virtual discussion with Dr. Amanda James, director of admissions and Michelle Bogan '91, '92, admissions counselor for DMV. Listen to a discussion on the number of students that are recruited from the DMV area each year and hear updates from the Office of Admissions. Please submit any questions to by Tuesday, Sept. 25. The virtual social will be hosted via Zoom. The link to join will be emailed to registered alumni by Monday, Oct. 5. Don't forget to use one of the free digital Winthrop backgrounds to show your Eagle pride. Space is limited to 30 alumni so be sure to reserve your spot by Sunday, Oct. 4. We hope you can join us on Tuesday, Oct. 6! 


Tuesday, Oct .6

Virtual Career and Graduate School Fair

If you are seeking employment, interested in Graduate School or you are an employer looking to hire, make plans to attend a Virtual Career and Graduate School Fair sponsored by Winthrop's Center for Career Development and Internships (CDI) on Tuesday, Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Due to COVID-19, all services and events from the CDI will be offered virtually for the safety of our students, alumni and employers. The CDI team has partnered with Symplicity to provide this virtual platform to assist you with connecting with our students, alumni and employers "face-to-face."  For alumni seeking employment or Graduate School information, registration is currently open and closes on Friday, Oct. 2 at 5 p.m. Click here to register.  For alumni employers looking to hire, registration is currently open and closes on Friday, Oct. 2 at 5 p.m. Click here to register.  If you have questions please visit the CDI website, email, or call 803/323-2141 on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  


Tuesday, Oct .6

Legacy Family D.I.Y. Virtual Event

The Alumni Association is excited to offer an exclusive virtual event for you and your family during Virtual Family Week 2020! Join us on Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 6 p.m. for a legacy family exclusive event with Rock Hill Nailed It D.I.YChannel your inner creativity with a step-by-step virtual instruction from a Nailed It D.I.Y. studio expert to create a fun Winthrop themed piece for your residence hall. Registration is $10 and will include all the supplies you will need for the project and shipping. Space is limited to 50 legacy families, so be sure to register by Tuesday, Sept. 29. The event will be hosted via Zoom and the Zoom information will be emailed to you by Monday, Oct. 5. Don't forget to use a virtual Winthrop background and wear your garnet and gold to show your Winthrop pride. We hope you and your family can join us for this fun, creative event!


Thursday, Oct. 8

Myrtle Beach D.I.Y. Virtual Social

Join us for a fun, creative virtual social on Thursday, Oct. 8 at 6:30 p.m. with Anders Ruff Workshop Myrtle Beach. Channel your inner creativity with step-by-step virtual instruction from a Anders Ruff Workshop expert to create a beautiful piece for your home or office. We will create two 10'X10' pieces, one Winthrop inspired and one of your choice. Registration is $45 and will include the supplies you will need for the project. Use the password WINTHROP to register for our private event. Space is limited to 30 alumni so be sure to register by Wednesday, Sept. 30. Both pick-up at the workshop or shipping of supplies are available. Contactless pick-up will be available Oct. 1-3 from 12-2 p.m. at Anders Ruff Workshop, 4999 Carolina Forest Blvd. Suite. #7, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588. The event will be hosted via Zoom and the Zoom information will be emailed to you by Wednesday, Oct. 7.  


November 2020


Nov. 9-14

Virtual Homecoming Week

Save the Date for Virtual Homecoming, Nov. 9-14!  Although in-person Homecoming activities have been paused this year, the Alumni Association will be hosting a Virtual Homecoming week full of events for alumni.  Stay tuned for more details on Homecoming happenings.  In the meantime, be sure to order your 2020 Virtual Homecoming T-shirt to wear to all the virtual events!  T-shirt orders will be accepted through Wednesday, Sept. 30, and mailed to you.  The T-shirt was designed by Katie Medlock Price ’07, whose winning design was selected by the Alumni Executive Board.

Last Updated: 9/22/20