Winthrop University: Graduate Education Week
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Graduate Education Week


Graduate Education Week celebrates the importance of graduate education through events that showcase the impact of graduate degrees on careers and communities.

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


Graduate Education Week is April 17 - April 21, 2023


Here is this year's list of events:

MFA Open Studios

Master of Fine Arts Open Studios

Rutledge Gallery & Canterbury House  |  Monday, April 17 from 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Immerse yourself in the works of our graduate fine arts students! Stop by the gallery and then tour our Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) studios at their new location in the Canterbury House to visit M.F.A. students as they work on their projects. 

You can find more information about the M.F.A. program here



Grad 101

Grad 101

DiGs 114  |  Tuesday, April 18 from 11:00am - 12:00pm and 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Hear how to put your best foot forward when choosing and applying to any graduate school. You’ll gain an inside look into the application process from an admissions’ viewpoint, while learning the do’s and don’ts of graduate school.

We will also have a popcorn bar! Use these hyperlinks to register for the 11:00am - 12:00pm session or the 6:00pm - 7:00pm session



Elizabeth Hope Reed Poster Session

Elizabeth Hope Reed Poster SessionsCultural Event Credit

Tuttle Dining Room  |  Thursday, April 20 from 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Come see current recipients of the Elizabeth Hope Reed Fellowship showcase and discuss their community impact projects.

This is a cultural event. You can read more about the establishment of the Elizabeth Hope Reed Fellows Scholarship here



Graduate School Open House

Graduate School Open House

McBryde Hall  |  Thursday, April 20 from 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Drop in for light refreshments and explore our graduate degree programs in business, education, the arts and sciences! Meet current students and faculty, hear about our graduate programs, and learn about our admissions process and financial assistance options.

This is a drop in event, but we ask that you RSVP for the Open House here.



Three Minute Graduate Showcase

Three Minute Graduate ShowcaseCultural Event Credit

Whitton Auditorium, Carroll Hall  |  Friday, April 21 from 6:00pm - 7:30pm

See our current graduate students deliver an elevator speech about their research in three minutes. There will also be a reception for participants, judges, and attendees following the presentations. Vote for your favorite!

This is a cultural event. You can read more about the Three Minute Graduate Showcase here

Last Updated: 3/24/23