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

Upcoming Events

*All times are Eastern unless otherwise noted.


May 2021


May 6-May 25

Class Reunion Virtual Socials

The Alumni Association is celebrating each milestone class reunion via Zoom with a fun social and game of Winthrop trivia with specific questions for their class year. Each social will be at 7 p.m.

Class of 2015, May 6
7 p.m., via Zoom

Class of 2010, May 11
7 p.m., via Zoom

Class of 2005, May 12
7 p.m., via Zoom

Class of 1980, May 18
7 p.m., via Zoom

Class of 1975, May 19
7 p.m., via Zoom

Class of 1985, May 25
7 p.m., via Zoom


Monday, May 10

5th Annual Winthrop Golf Classic

Join us for the 5th Annual Winthrop Golf Classic on Monday, May 10 at the Rock Hill Country Club in Rock Hill.  All proceeds from the golf tournament will support the Winthrop Men’s and Women’s golf program. The day begins at 9:30 a.m. with check-in and a silent auction at the clubhouse followed by a shotgun start at 10:30 a.m.  Teams will be playing Captain’s Choice.  After 18 holes, everyone will meet back at the clubhouse for the conclusion of the silent auction and the trophy presentation. Register a team, company, or yourself for this year’s Winthrop Golf Classic by May 5. If you cannot attend the Winthrop Golf Classic, please consider making a gift to support student athletes. For more information contact Coach Kevin Pendley at or Coach Kasay Gambrell at


Thursday, May 13

2021 Mental Health Forum with Columbia Young Alumni

7 p.m. via Zoom

In celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month, the Columbia Young Alumni Council is raising community awareness to improve the well-being of its fellow Eagles with a mental health forum. Join the council for a panel discussion on Thursday, May 13 at 7 p.m. via Zoom to learn more about how millennials and Gen Z can cope with mental health issues during a global pandemic. Panelists include: Bry-Anne Jones ’01, clinical supervisor, Office of Victim Assistance, Winthrop; Gretchen Baldwin ’00, licensed psychologist and PsyD Clinical Coordinator for Counseling Services, Winthrop; Christian Jackson ’08, author and co-owner, Couch with Christian; and Malik Mooney, a licensed professional counselor at Inner Shift Counseling Services in Columbia. This event will be a safe, supportive and enjoyable space. Submit questions to the panel at We hope you can join us to learn more about the current mental health of millennials. Secure your spoby Tuesday, May 11. Be sure to wear your garnet and gold to show your Winthrop pride. For more information, contact the Columbia Young Alumni Council at  


Thursday, May 20

Get Crafty with the Myrtle Beach Alumni Chapter

Join us for a fun, creative virtual social on Thursday, May 20 at 6:30 p.m. with Anders Ruff Workshop Myrtle Beach. Channel your inner creativity with step-by-step virtual instruction from an Anders Ruff Workshop expert to create a Winthrop-themed canvas pillow! Choose from the Winthrop Eagle head logo or an "I Heart WU" design. Registration is $35 and will include all the supplies you will need for the project.  Use the password ARW520 to register.  Secure your spot before May 10 for your materials to be shipped to you. You can also request curbside pickup for your materials. The workshop will be hosted via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom information by May 19.


Friday, May 21-Sunday, May 23

D.C. Metro Alumni Chapter Weekend of Community Service

DC Metro tshirtJoin fellow D.C. Metro alumni for a weekend of community service, May 21-23. While we can't come together physically, we can still make an impact on our local communities. From donating pet supplies to a local shelter, to helping deliver meals to those in need, no act is too small. You can choose from any cause or non-profit organization that speaks to you, and pick any day during that weekend to complete your act of service. Post your picture online to show the DMV that we are united in serving, even during these challenging times. Registration is closed. If you were unable to register you can still participate by wearing your garnet and gold to support Winthrop while completing your act of service. Don’t forget to take a picture in your garnet and gold and post it to social media using the #WUDCDayofService and tag D.C. Metro Alumni Chapter in your post. Send your photos to the Alumni Association at to be featured on their social media. For more information or questions email the D.C. Metro Alumni Chapter. We look forward to seeing your #WUDCDayofService pictures on social media on May 21-23!


Saturday, May 22

Tea Tasting with Charleston Alumni

4:30 p.m., Time Well Spent
Join us for an afternoon of tea tasting with fellow alumni on Saturday, May 22 at 4:30 p.m. We'll sample a variety of hot teas at Summerville's very own tea room, Time Well Spent
Registration is $15 and includes tea tasting supplies, fresh scones and fruit. So we can safely gather in-person, space is limited to 20 alumni due to COVID-19 guidelines. Secure your spot by Wednesday, May 19. Be sure to wear your garnet and gold to show your Winthrop pride. For more information, contact the Charleston Alumni Chapter at

Last Updated: 5/3/21