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2018 Homecoming & Reunion Weekend

Schedule of Events

Monday, Nov. 12   |   Tuesday, Nov. 13   |   Wednesday, Nov. 14
Thursday, Nov. 15   |   Friday, Nov. 16   |   Saturday, Nov. 17  
Sunday, Nov. 18 

Saturday, Nov. 17

Class Reunion Registration
9-11 a.m., First floor Tillman Hall
Pick up your class reunion nametag and reunion souvenir bag at the registration table before the Alumni Reunion and Awards Luncheon.

Campus Trolley Tours
9-11 a.m., front of Tillman Hall

Winthrop Memorabilia Display
9-11 a.m., First floor of Tillman Hall

Homecoming Concert
10 a.m., Barnes Recital Hall
The Winthrop Alumni Choir and the Winthrop University Chorale will present a free Homecoming concert. Join Kathy Kinsey, Robert Edgerton and Jeremy Mims as they celebrate the legacy of choral music at Winthrop University. All past members of Winthrop University Choirs are invited to come back to campus to sing with the Winthrop Alumni Choir. If you are interested in participating in the Winthrop Alumni Choir, please contact Jeremy Mims for more information. 

Campus Tour with Student Ambassadors
10 a.m., Carroll Hall 
Register online for Saturday Visits

Winthrop Alumni Association Tailgate 
10 a.m.- 2 p.m., South lawn, Winthrop Coliseum
Come out for this Homecoming tradition with alumni, students and community members featuring food, music by a DJ and a Kids' Zone for children 12 and younger. Alumni receive a free Winthrop t-shirt while supplies last!  Visitors must be 21 years or older with a valid state-issued ID to purchase, consume or possess alcohol. The following items are prohibited in tailgating areas: pets of any kind except service animals, RVs, glass containers, household furniture (e.g. sofas, recliners, etc.) and alcohol possessed by any person(s) under the age of 21. Please refer to the university's tailgating policy.

Cheerleaders, Dance Team and Mascot Reunion
10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Join Winthrop alumni cheerleaders, dance team members, and mascots at a Homecoming tailgate! Hotdogs and hamburgers will be provided; please bring a side dish. For more information, please contact Mark Case ’91 at

Delta Sigma Theta 40th Anniversary Service Project
Xi Beta initiates can contact or Sorors Initiated through Xi Beta Facebook group with questions. 

Alumni Reunion & Awards Luncheon ($)
11 a.m., McBryde Hall
Please join the Winthrop Alumni Association as it honors the 2018 Alumni Award winners, celebrates the Golden Girls from the Class of 1968 and recognizes all  reunioning classes. Register online to attend the luncheon as part of your class reunion or to purchase guest tickets.

Women’s Basketball vs. Newberry College ($)
11:30 a.m.
Winthrop Coliseum
Game tickets may be purchased beginning Nov. 1 by calling the Athletics ticket office at 803/323-2345 or online.

Men’s Basketball vs. East Tennessee State ($)
2:30 p.m.
Winthrop Coliseum
Game tickets may be purchased beginning Nov. 1 by calling the Athletics ticket office at 803/323-2345 or online.

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