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Winthrop University employs a diverse and able faculty and professional staff of national caliber and supports their work as effective teachers, scholars, researchers, practitioners, and creative artists. Small class sizes and an emphasis on high-impact practices such as active learning, common intellectual experiences, undergraduate research, and global learning create an atmosphere where faculty have the opportunity to provide their students with close mentorship and individual attention.

Founded in 1886, Winthrop offers its students an educational experience that blends liberal arts, professional programs, global awareness, and civic engagement. Today, more than 5,000 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students are enrolled at Winthrop. Our students’ achievements, character, and resiliency can be seen in the classroom in their drive to learn and succeed as well as in their demonstration of service to others. While they arrive on campus from diverse cultural, geographic, social, and economic backgrounds, Winthrop students share a common sense of community and purpose.

In surveys, focus groups, and other forms of feedback, a theme that emerges time and again among Winthrop students, alumni, prospective students, and employees is an appreciation of the University’s inclusive environment and sense of community. Winthrop University actively seeks to hire faculty and staff who share our commitment to service, excellence, diversity, and community and who will help to enrich the campus culture and the Winthrop experience for their students and colleagues.

About the Area

Winthrop’s campus encompasses a picturesque blend of neo-Georgian buildings and is included in the National Register of Historic Places. Behind its stately façade, you’ll find top-notch academic facilities equipped with SMART technology. An attractive recreational area surrounds Winthrop Lake and includes a 6,100-seat coliseum and numerous athletic facilities, both for collegiate and recreational play.

The fifth largest city in South Carolina, Rock Hill is a thriving community ideally located twenty minutes from Charlotte, NC, and a day-trip’s distance from either the mountains or the beach. Winthrop University and the City of Rock Hill partner in a variety of initiatives focused on supporting Rock Hill's growth as a classic "college town," with all the livability, walkability, local business vitality, and varied activities for which college towns are known nationwide. 

The heart of Rock Hill, including the environs of Winthrop University, is known as "Old Town," characterized by a variety of residential neighborhoods, offering easy access to campus, to downtown, and to museums and arts venues. The information hub for Old Town and its distinctive offerings can be found at www.onlyinoldtown.com, with emphasis on the following categories: 

Places to live in Old Town Rock Hill:  Please see currently available properties close to Winthrop at:  http://www.onlyinoldtown.com/live

Places to go in Old Town Rock Hill: Please see events calendars at: http://www.onlyinoldtown.com/go

Things to do in Old Town Rock Hill:  Please see attractions listing at: http://www.onlyinoldtown.com/do

More about the activities of the Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation -- many involving Winthrop University -- can be found here: http://www.rockhillusa.com/news

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