Graduate Education Week
Contact Information
Graduate School
211 Tillman Hall
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
800/411-7041 (tollfree)
803/323-2292 (fax)

Graduate Education Week

Graduate Education Week celebrates the importance of graduate education. Events throughout the week showcase the impact of graduate degrees on careers and communities. We are proud to be supported by our Presenting Sponsor : Bank of America


                                                                                                                                        BOA logo                                                                                                                                                  
  2020 Graduate Education Week sponsored by Bank of America ©  

Questions about Graduate Education Week? Contact us at or 803/323-2204.


Monday, February 17th

Regalia Day  

Faculty and staff with graduate degrees are encouraged to wear regalia while teaching, attending meetings, or just walking around campus. When you see someone wearing academic regalia, ask about their graduate school experience and snap a photo!  Don't forget to post your pictures on social media with #WUGradEdWeek.

Monday, February 17th

3MT Competition, 6:00-7:30 p.m., Whitton Auditorium

Join us for Winthrop University's second annual “3-Minute Thesis” competition. Students will present their graduate research project to a general audience in just three minutes, competing for cash prizes.  A reception immediately follows the competition. 

Learn More

Tuesday, February 18th cultural event 

Why Graduate Education Matters, 11 a.m., Dina's Place 

This panel discussion features faculty, staff, students, and alumni speaking to the importance of graduate education and how it impacted their lives and careers.              

Tuesday, February 18th cultural event 

MFA Studio Tour, 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m, Winthrop Galleries 

Join us for light refreshments and a look at the works of our graduate art students. Stop by the gallery and then tour our Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) studios to visit M.F.A. students as they work on projects.  

Wednesday, February 19th 

Grad School 101, 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m., DiGS 114

Learn how to put your best foot forward when choosing and applying to graduate school.

Thursday, February 20th

Hope Reed Fellows Poster Presentation, 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m., McBryde Hall 

Drop in to meet our Hope Reed Fellows and learn about their community impact projects.

(Invitation only)

Thursday, February 20th

Friends Dinner & Program, 7 p.m., Tuttle Dining Room

This event features current students, alumni, and friends telling their "Why Winthrop?" stories to the Graduate Alumni Board and invited guests.

(Invitation only)

Last Updated: 5/19/21