Diversity & Student Engagement Resource Page

Diversity Dialogue Recordings

Diversity Dialogues: Free Speech vs. Hate Speech - Click the link to access the recording of the town hall discussion. https://youtu.be/K5M91n5z6-U

Diversity Dialogues: A Discussion on Racism - Click here to access a collection of resources that have been complied to help students, faculty, and staff to process and self-educate on racism.

Other campus resources

African American Studies - The minor in African American studies is an interdisciplinary program providing students with an intellectual base for understanding the multifaceted dimensions of the Black experience in the United States, Africa, and the African Diaspora. The minor allows students of all races and ethnicities to deepen their knowledge of this underappreciated aspect of the human experience and examine the relationships between various kinds of cultures.

Roddey-McMillan Record - The Roddey McMillan Record is a monthly student newspaper that promotes awareness and understanding of issues concerning minorities for the betterment of the entire Winthrop community.

Safe Zones - A program designed to increase understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender issues and to provide identified safe zones for everyone. SAFE ZONES members are allies to the LGBTQ+  population and are identified by displaying a SAFE ZONES symbol. This symbol signifies to all students that this zone is safe and free from discrimination. Members are required to attend a formal orientation.

Information Regarding Name Changes

Updates to preferred name/gender identification/personal pronouns are made online through Wingspan.

  1. Step 1.  Log in to Wingspan.
  2. Step 2.  Click on the Personal Information Tab.
  3. Step 3.  Go to the Personal Information Dashboard.
  4. Step 4.  Click on Personal Information.
  5. Step 5.  Click on Edit in the upper right hand corner of the Personal Details section.
  6. Step 6.  Make changes as needed and click on Update.



Office of AccessibilityThe Office of Accessibility (OA) provides accommodations and support services to students with documented disabilities.

Campus Event Guidance for Inclusive Event Planning
Inclusive Event Planning Guidelines (PDF-241K)
Inclusive Event Planning Checklist (PDF-208K)

Winthrop's International Center - The International Center is the home away from home for international students, scholars, faculty, and guests. The Center is a vital resource in assisting students with the many layers of cross-cultural adjustment. One of the main goals of the Center is to highlight the relevance of global learning at Winthrop University. Through programming such as the annual International Education Week events, including the International Tea, and the International Bazaar held each spring, the Center educates and accentuates the diversity which international student, scholars, and faculty bring to our campus.

Safe Zones
African American Studies Minor
Office of Accessibility
International Center