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Homecoming 2016 is November 7th-11th

 

 

HOMECOMING 2016 

Monday, November 7, 2016

Paint the Town
Community Concourse 10am-6pm 
Show your school spirit and sign your student group or group of friends to paint the Windows of DIGS and the West Center. See the Winners here

WU Spirit Letters and Announcement of Homecoming Court 
Find out who made Homecoming Court and won Paint the Town. Then decorate your own paper mache W and U, to add some WU spirit to your room or apartment. All supplies will be provided. 
Richardson Ballroom 8 p.m.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Election Night Watch Party 
Richardson Ballroom 6:30 p.m. 
Dr. Disney will be speaking on the Electoral College, food provided by Ararmak and this is a Cultural Event. 

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 

Eagle Madness Pep Rally
West Center 9:30 p.m. 
T-shirts to the first 500 students. 

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Garnet & Gold Patrol 
Student Alumni Council will be on the patrol handing out citations to those caught not wearing Winthrop colors, or gear. 


So WU Got Talent? Homecoming Talent Show
Tillman Auditorium 7 pm
The Homecoming Talent Show is one of the most anticipated and well-attended events of the year. You will not want to miss out on this homecoming tradition, where Winthrop’s most talented students compete for bragging rights, and a chance to win a grand prize!  This year's show is hosted by Darren "Big Baby" Brand from MTV's Wildin' Out. 

Friday, November 11, 2016

Garnet & Gold Friday
All around the World, All day
Show off your WINTHROP PRIDE! Wear Garnet and Gold and let everyone know who you’re supporting. Send your photos to wualumni@winthrop.edu 
Sponsored by Alumni Relations

Block Party 
Richardson/Wofford Circle 6 p.m. 
Join the party outside for food trucks, novelties and more. 

Women's Basketball vs NC Wesleyan Battling Bishops
Coliseum  7 p.m. (Free to Winthrop Students with ID) 

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Tailgating
South Lawn, Coliseum
11 am-4 pm
Come out for this Homecoming Tradition with alumni, students and community members. Don’t forget the basketball game starts at 4pm. Let’s GO EAGLES!  The tailgating policy is available here 
*PLEASE NOTE: Pets are not permitted at tailgate 
Sponsored by Alumni Relations

Volleyball vs. UNC Asheville Bulldogs 
(Senior Day) 
Coliseum 1 p.m. (Free to Winthrop students with ID)

Men's Basketball vs Ferrum College 
Coliseum 4 p.m. (Free to Winthrop students with ID)
Tickets can be purchased here
Homecoming Court presented at halftime 

NPHC Step Show
Byrnes Auditorium
Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.
One of the biggest Homecoming traditions on Winthrop’s campus is this sell-out event.Tickets are $15.00 at the door.  
Questions contact ofsa@winthrop.edu  
Sponsored by Sorority and Fraternity Affairs

 

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SMTWTFS
1- Carnation Sales
- Coffeehouse Cru
- RSA General Body
- RUF Large Group
- Showing of Millennial Leadership: A New Framework For a New Leader
- Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society/Chemistry General Meeting
2- Bake Sale Fundraiser
- Carnation Sales
- Culture Club Meeting
- Def Poets Society Open Mic Night
- Hazing Prevention Workshop
- Mindful Meditation: The Culture, the Practice, the Implications
- Piano Smash!
- Student Orgs Training
- The Gilman Scholarship: $5,000 to study abroad!
- WUG Artist Talk: Eric Pickersgill
3- 2016 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program at Winthrop University
- CUC
- Global Friends Reception
- Sankofa African American Museum on Wheels
4- Fandom Party
- LSAT Administration
5- Super Bowl Party
6- D.A.R.E.
- Digital Immortality Focus Group Meeting
- Eye to Eye by Phil Moody
- Foundations Exhibition
- Hovering by Mark Hamilton
- Spanish Film Festival
7- African Students Association meeting
- Carnation Sales
- Courtesy Committee Meeting
- Donut You Know Chi O loves WU?
- Fine Arts Alumni Presentations
- MEET AND GREET
- Peer Mentor Group Interviews
- Spring 2017 Study Abroad Fair
- Your Decision, Your Campus
8- Carnation Sales
- Cookies and Conversations
- Def Poets Society First Interest Meeting
- Discussion on Millennial Leadership: A New Framework For a New Leader
- Let's Make This Work
- NAACP Model Rehearsals/Meetings
- Peer Mentor Group Interviews
- Red
- Skin Deep Informational
9- Bake Sale
- Chalkboard tabling
- Create-a-Critter
- Grad Ed Week Info
- Hazing Prevention Workshop
- Her Campus Fashion Show
- Jazz Night
- Mindful Meditation
- Peer Mentor Group Interviews
- Student Allocations Training
- TKE Mac & Cheese Cook-off (Fundraiser)
- WUG Artist Talk: David Houston, Art Historian/Curator
10- Casual Friday Discussion
11- CSL Garnet & Gold Gala
- Gents Academy
12- Cardio Kick Group Class
- NAACP Founder's Day Program
- Pancake brunch
- Red
- The Notebook: Dinner and a Movie
- Valentine's Day with the Pi's - Alpha Delta Pi
13- A Novel Idea Interest Meeting
- A.Bevy Collegiate Group: The Untold Story of Emmett Till
- Eye to Eye by Phil Moody
- Foundations Exhibition
- Guest Artist Series: Andrew Smith, tuba
- Hovering by Mark Hamilton
- Love Mic Night
- Photo booth around the world
- Sexual Health and Awarness
- Spanish Film Festival
- The Vagina Monologues
14- "Why Graduate Education Matters"
- Bake sale
- Be The Change
- Carnation Tabling
- Condoms and Cupcakes
- Food Recovery Network Meeting
- Love Grams
- MSC Member Meeting
- Muggle Magic
- Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity Informational
- Ring Sales Day
- Soup With SWAT
- Vases for Your Valentine
15- Budgeting Into Retirement
- EagleFlicks Presents: "Loving"
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Woodwind Quintet
- Graduate School Open House & Academci Showcase
- Open Mic with the Ques
- Ring Sales Day
- RSA General Body
- Sophomore Workshop Series: So What Happens Now?
- The Wiz
- What is Asexuality and Aromanticism?
16- 2017 Student Body Election Interest Meeting
- Artist Showcase: John Daso
- Bake Sale
- Common Time Table
- Culture Club Meeting
- Digital Immortality Focus Group Meeting
- Improv This - Not me festival
- Krispy Kreme Doughnut Sale
- Reality Check
- Relay for Life Interest/Team Captain Meeting
- Winthrop In Wonderland Tabling
17- Jabali Afrika
- SHIELD Exec Board Meeting
- Winthrop Baseball vs. Maine
18- LIFT Conference
- The Wiz
19- Gentlemen's League Organization Meeting
- Plain Jane Mass Meeting
- Winthrop Baseball vs. Maine
- Winthrop Lacrosse vs Sienna
20- Ceramics Club Bake Sale
- Eye to Eye by Phil Moody
- Hovering by Mark Hamilton
- Kappa Alpha Psi Formal Interviews
- President's Day Event
- Spanish Film Festival
- The Syrian and Iraqi Refugee Crisis: Its Global Moral and Humanitarian Dimensions
21- 2017 Student Body Election Interest Meeting
- Career Showcase
- Graduation 101 Information Session
- Hip Hop Makes Me Feel
- Jewelry/Metals Exhibition
- Literary Society's Meeting
- Pie A GENT
- SEAC Plastic Bag and Battery Drive
- Skydive for $5
- Special Event: Carolina Youth Winds Ensemble
- Student Org Training
- What's the Difference
- Winthrop Book Club
22- Dance Africa
- Education Career Fair
- Faculty Series: Douglas Black, tuba
- Free Professional Photos
- Society of Black Consciousness & Subversion Mass Meeting
- Viewing of ORIGIN: Design, Chance, and First Life on Earth
23- 2017 Market Outlook
- Acapella Night with Eh440
- AWC Bake Sale
- End It Movement
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Symphonic Band and Winthrop Wind Symphony
- Heart Health Screening
- Non-Resident Tax Assistance Program Overview and General Information Session for International Students
- Nutrition Education Program
- Relay for Life Tabling
- SEAC Plastic Bag and Battery Drive
- Skydive for $5
- Tau Sigma Honor Society Induction Ceremony
- Trap Art
- Unity Roundtable
- WUG Artist Talk: Rob Amberg
24- Department of Human Nutrition Advisory Board Meeting
- Department of Human Nutrition Dietetic Internship CEU Event
- Soul Lounge
- Winthrop Lacrosse vs William & Mary
- Winthrop Softball Invitational
25- 24-Hour Play Festival
- MSC Sells Girl Scout Cookies!
- TED Info Session
- Winthrop Softball Invitational
26- ALPHA KAPPA PSI CHAPTER MEETING
- Dr. Dewey Duckett Sr. Talent Hunt
- Faculty Series: Matthew Manwarren, piano
- Gentlemen's League Organization
- NRHH Induction Ceremony
- NRHH Induction Ceremony Reception
- Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity Induction Ceremony
- Phi Beta Sigma Cookout
- Plain Jane Mass Meeting
- Winthrop Lacrosse vs Virginia Commonwealth University
- Winthrop Softball Invitational
27- A Novel Idea Interest Meeting
- Escalation Workshop
- Eye to Eye by Phil Moody
- Hovering by Mark Hamilton
- Jewelry/Metals Exhibition
- Phi Beta Sigma: What's Right and What's Wrong
- Spanish Film Festival
28- Bake Sale
- Common Book: The Benefit of Failure and other Exercises in Creativity
- Def Poets Society Meeting/Game Night
- Going Back in the Closet: The Health Care Crisis for LGBT Seniors
- Grad Finale
- Non-Resident Tax Assistance Program Overview and General Information Session for International Students
- PEBA Perks Wellness Seminar
- Phi Beta Sigma Venus vs. Mars
- Phi Kappa Phi Fellowships: Money for Grad School
- Pledge to End the R word
- Tabling for Thanks
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