Winthrop University: Alumni Association - Events - Upcoming 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

Upcoming Events

 

September 2019


Saturday, Sept. 21

Charlotte Alumni Chapter Event at the Discovery Place

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Discovery Place
301 Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
|$12 per adult | $10 per child (ages 2-13)

Join fellow alumni and the Charlotte Alumni Chapter leaders for a fun, family-friendly day at the Discovery Place on Saturday, Sept. 21!  Enjoy deeply discounted tickets of $12 for adults and $10 for children ages 2-13.  The museum is open from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Discounted tickets are only valid for entry on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.  If you choose to enter the museum after 12 p.m. you will need to purchase a regular priced ticket on the Discovery Place website. Discounted tickets must be purchased online by Friday, Sept. 20. Show your Winthrop pride by wearing garnet and gold for an alumni picture at 11:30 a.m.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 24

Charlotte Young Alumni Council Social at Brass Tap

6:30-8:30 p.m.
Brass Tap-South End
1440 S. Tryon Street Ste. 105
Charlotte, NC 28203

Join the new Charlotte Young Alumni Council leaders for a social at Brass Tap-South End on Tuesday, Sept. 24. Connect with alumni while you enjoy views of the Queen City. Don't forget to wear your garnet and gold for an alumni picture 7:30 p.m. Appetizers and beverages are complimentary of the Winthrop Alumni Association. RSVP to alumni@winthrop.edu by Sept. 19. 

 

Thursday, Sept. 26

Myrtle Beach Alumni Chapter Launch

6-8 p.m.
Wild Wing Café at Barefoot Landing
4706 Hwy 17 S.
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Join the Winthrop Alumni Association and Myrtle Beach Alumni Chapter leader Alison Hamilton ’92 as we launch the Myrtle Beach Alumni Chapter on Thursday, Sept. 26 at the Wild Wing Café at Barefoot Landing. The Wild Wing Café is owned by alumna Patti Knight Hilton ’74. Appetizers and beverages are complimentary of the Winthrop University Alumni Association. Please RSVP by Sept. 23 to alumni@winthrop.edu.

 

Thursday, Sept. 26

Rock Hill Alumni Chapter Paint and Sip

6:30 - 9 p.m.
Carolina Creative Expressions
244 E. Black St.
Rock Hill, SC 29730
$30 per person

Join fellow alumni and the Rock Hill Alumni Chapter leaders for a fun night of painting and creativity at Carolina Creative Expressions!  Show your Winthrop pride by wearing garnetand gold. Registration is $30 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 40 people so reserve your spot today! Registration closes on Thursday, Sept. 19. An alumni picture will be taken at the end of the event with our paintings. For more information please rockhillalumni@winthrop.edu

 

Sunday, Sept. 29

Columbia Alumni Chapter Jazz Brunch

12-1:30 p.m.
1626 on Main (The Venue on Main)
1629 Main St.
Columbia, SC 29201
$20 per person

Join fellow alumni and the Columbia Alumni Chapter leaders for a fun brunch at 1626 on Main located within The Venue on Main. Enjoy a delicious brunch buffet while listening to live jazz artist Brent Lundy. The brunch buffet is $20 per person and includes a fresh omelet station, biscuits and gravy, chicken and waffles, grits, hash browns, a variety of cereals, pastries and bagels, fruit and one non-alcoholic beverage. Alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. Registration closes on Thursday, Sept. 26. Show your Winthrop pride by wearing your garnet and gold. We will take a group picture at 1 p.m. For more information please email columbiaalumni@winthrop.edu

 

October 2019

 

Tuesday, Oct. 1

Rock Hill Young Alumni Council Social

6-8 p.m.

Slow Play
274 Columbia Ave
Rock Hill, SC 29730

Join the Winthrop Alumni Association and the Rock Hill Young Alumni Council leaders as we launch the Rock Hill Young Alumni Council on Tuesday, Oct. 1! Meet local Winthrop young alumni and share your Eagle pride. Don't forget to wear your garnet and gold for an alumni picture 7p.m. Appetizers and beverages are complimentary of the Winthrop Alumni Association. RSVP to alumni@winthrop.edu by Sept. 25. Slow Play Brewing is owned by Ben Lee '05, Rob Fasick '02 and Matt Poston '11.

Tuesday, Oct. 14

6:30-8:30 p.m.

Uptown Social
587 King St Charleston, SC 29403

Join the Winthrop Alumni Association and the Charleston Young Alumni Council Leaders as we launch the Charleston Young Alumni Council! Meet local Winthrop young alumni and share your garnet and gold pride at Uptown Social. Appetizers and beverages are complimentary of the Winthrop Alumni Association. Please RSVP to alumni@winthrop.edu by Oct. 7.

 

Friday, Oct. 19

Grand Cata ($25 per person)

5:30-7:30 p.m.
1550 7th St. NW, Washington DC 20001 

Grab a fellow alumnus and join the D.C. Metro Young Alumni Council for a fun night of wine tasting and Latin culture at Grand Cata! You will sip 5 wines and learn their history and wine-making techniques. Space is limited to 16 so reserve your spot today! Registration is open until Oct. 15. Be sure to wear your garnet and gold for a council picture. Contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 803/323-2145 or alumni@winthrop.edu for more information.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 22

Grad Finale

10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Winthrop Bookstore Commons

 

Wednesday, Oct. 23

Grad Finale

4–7 p.m.
Winthrop Bookstore Commons
Students are invited to the Winthrop Bookstore where they receive information about alumni benefits and purchase class rings, graduation announcements and regalia. Many campus departments make this event a success each semester by providing graduates the opportunity to discuss their remaining degree requirements, learn what campus services and benefits that are offered by: the Center for Career and Civic Engagement, Recreational Services, Eagle Club, Computing and Information Technology, Annual Giving, Graduate School, Records & Registration, Student Financial Services and the Winthrop Bookstore.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 29

Ghost Tours

Tillman Hall
Ghost Tours explores the campus legends and historical figures that have shaped Winthrop. All proceeds from this special event support the student-giving program associated with the Winthrop Fund. Experience Winthrop as never before while supporting your current and future Eagles at the same time!

 

November 2019

 

Nov. 15-16

Homecoming and Reunion Weekend

Winthrop University
Join us for a fun weekend of events celebrating Homecoming and Reunion Weekend. Please visit the Homecoming and Reunion website for full list of events. If your class year ends in a ‘4 or ‘9 you are celebrating a milestone reunion year! We look forward to seeing you at the Alumni Reunion and Awards Luncheon on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 11 a.m. in McBryde Hall. Registration for Homecoming and Reunion Weekend will open fall 2019. If you have any questions please email alumni@winthrop.edu or call 803/323-2145.

 

December 2019

 

Friday, Dec. 6

84th Annual Tree Lighting

6-6:30 p.m.
Tillman Front Lawn
This event brings a sense of holiday cheer to the campus’s community as students, alumni, faculty/staff and community members enjoy this annual tradition. All are invited to enjoy cookies, hot cocoa and hot apple cider as we prepare to light the Magnolia tree. Be ready for a night of fun as this event kicks off the ChristmasVille Parade that will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Last Updated: 9/20/19