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bullet Winthrop Board of Trustees Votes to Reduce Summer Tuition (03/30/20)
bullet Winthrop Celebrates Top Educators with Leading the Way Award (03/30/20)
bullet Trumpet Student Wins International Scholarship Competition (03/26/20)
Admissions Team Turns Up the Creativity to Recruit Students Amid COVID-19 (03/25/20)
bullet COVID-19: Winthrop Faces Unprecedented Challenges Together (3/24/20)
bullet Winthrop Board of Trustees Approves Four New Degrees (03/16/20)
bullet DeRochi Selected to Head Conference of Southern Graduate Schools (03/11/20)
bullet New Design Chair Named at Winthrop (03/11/20)
bullet Financial Aid Director Michelle Hare Earns CFAA Designation (03/10/20)
bullet Jeff Bellantoni Appointed to Two National Arts Association Boards (03/02/20)
bullet Jamie Cooper Named Vice Provost for Student Success and Dean of University College (02/28/20)
bullet Latest Winthrop Poll: Biden's Lead in S.C. Narrows (02/20/20)

bullet "A Midsummer Night's Dream" Opens in Johnson Theatre Feb. 19 (02/19/20)
bullet Three New Members Join Foundation Board (2/18/20)
Black Economic Leadership League of Rock Hill Partnership Results in Internships and Opportunities (02/18/20)
bullet Department of Music Guest Artist Series Continues With David Gross (02/18/20)
bullet Boy Scouts to Honor Winthrop History Professor and Former Mayor Edward Lee on March 31 (02/17/20)
bullet Winthrop Breaks University Record for Number of Students Applying for Freshman Application (02/14/20)
bullet Winthrop to Hold First Day of Understanding Event (02/13/20)
bullet Focus on Graduate Education Programs Next Week (02/12/20)
bullet Carroll Financial Associates to Present the 2020 Market Outlook on Feb. 25 (02/11/20)
bullet Macfeat Renews Accreditation From National Association for the Education of Young Children (02/11/20)
bullet Acclaimed Play "For Colored Girls" Opens Feb. 12 at Winthrop University (02/06/20)
bullet Winthrop Trustees Appoint George W. Hynd as Interim President (01/31/20)
bullet George W. Hynd Selected as Winthrop’s Interim President (01/29/20)
bullet DSU's Angelo Geter 'Elevates the Community' Through Spoken Word (01/29/20)
bullet MLK Day of Service Memorable for Winthrop Students (01/29/20)
bullet West Forum Unveils List of Election-Themed Spring Events (01/27/20)
bullet Winthrop University Now Offers CFP-Board Registered Certificate Program in Financial Planning (01/24/20)
bullet Winthrop Experiences Milestone Philanthropy (01/23/20)
bullet Winthrop University Recognized as a Phi Kappa Phi Circle of Excellence Gold Chapter (01/22/20) 
bullet Winthrop Men's Basketball Receives Gift From Ish Smith Family Foundation (01/22/20)
bullet Winthrop Marks Two Decades of MLK Day of Service (01/15/20)
bullet Art History Senior Selected to Present at College Art Association Undergraduate Research Session in Chicago in February (01/15/20)
bullet Column: Why Get a Four-Year College Degree in the 21st Century? (01/08/20)
bullet Four Winthrop Legends To Be Inducted in Athletics Hall of Fame on Jan. 31 (01/03/20)
bullet Psychology Major Given President's Award for Academic Excellence (12/16/19)
bullet Student Voter Turnout Earns Gold Seal for Winthrop (12/10/19)
bullet CVPA's Wanda Ebright Delves Into HBCU Dance History (12/05/19)
bullet Mahony Stepping Down; Trustees Soon to Name Interim (12/03/19)
bullet Volleyball Draws Washington In Opening Round Of NCAA Tournament (12/02/19)
bullet Two Long-time Winthrop Faculty Members to Receive Top Teaching Award (11/26/19)
bullet Elementary Education Major Brings Worship and Dance to Guatemala (11/26/19)
bullet Business Student on the Verge of Graduation Passes Away (11/21/19)
bullet Annual Pottery Sale Celebrates 30th Year (11/20/19)
bullet Winthrop Employee, Two-Time Alumna Passes Away (11/19/19)
bullet Winthrop Alumna Cynthia Roddey to be Honored as Local Hero (11/18/19)
bullet Alumni to be Honored with Awards During 2019 Homecoming & Reunion Weekend (11/08/19)
bullet Homecoming & Reunion Weekend to Include Alumni Awards, Choral Concert and Basketball (11/08/19)
bullet Democratic Party Presidential Candidate, Admiral Joe Sestak, Will Visit Winthrop on Nov. 8 (11/07/19)
bullet Freshman's Charity Encourages Veterans Day Every Day (11/07/19)
bullet Tuition Set for Bachelor of Professional Studies Program (11/05/19)
bullet President Mahony Details Accomplishments During Fourth State of the University Address (10/29/19)
bullet York County Residents Will Walk to Combat Poverty on Nov. 3 (10/25/19)
bullet Presidential Candidate Marianne Williamson and Guests at Winthrop Oct. 28 (10/25/19)
bullet Winthrop and Rock Hill Leaders Take Next Steps for Miracle Park (10/25/19)
bullet Charlotte Regional Business Alliance Selects President Mahony for Higher Education Panel (10/24/19)
bullet Whitton Executive Series Features Fraud Expert Walt Pavlo Jr. (10/23/19)
bullet President Mahony to Hold Fourth Annual State of the University Address (10/21/19)
bullet World’s Fastest Old Man Shares Aging Secrets on Oct. 22 (10/17/19)
bullet Water Line Break Forces Winthrop to Cancel Classes on Oct. 9 (10/09/19)
bullet Macfeat School Sells Sweet Treats for a Good Cause (10/08/19)
bullet Inaugural ArtsWinthrop Scholarship Gala Set for Nov. 1 (10/04/19)
bullet College of Education Receives $3.8 Million Grant for Efforts in Three School Districts (10/02/19)
bullet Disc Golf Returns to Winthrop For Second Decade (10/01/19)
bullet Latest Winthrop Poll: Biden Leads Dems for President in SC (10/01/19)
bullet Winthrop Hosts Family Day on Oct. 5 (09/30/19)
bullet Winthrop Women’s Coalition Event to Showcase Opportunities, Obstacles for Women in Politics (09/30/19)
bullet “The Addams Family” Slinks Onto Stage This October (09/30/19)
bullet S.C. Weekly Journalist of the Year to Keynote Mass Comm Week (09/27/19)
bullet Winthrop Again Named a Best College Value by Money Magazine (09/19/19)
bullet Healthcare Management Scholarship Aims to Support Interns (09/19/19)
bullet Presidential Candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders to Hold Rally at Winthrop (09/17/19)
bullet Winthrop's National Association of Black Journalists Chapter Named Best in the Nation (09/12/19)
bullet Strength and Conditioning Professionals Gather at Winthrop (09/12/19)
bullet Chef’s Life Star Headlines Friends of the Library Event on Nov. 7 (09/10/19)
bullet Winthrop Achieves Best Overall U.S. News & World Report Ranking in 25 Years (09/09/19)
bullet Winthrop Recognized as a 'Best in the Southeast' University by Princeton Review (09/03/19)
bullet Winthrop to Host College of Charleston Students Evacuating Hurricane Dorian (09/03/19)
bullet Winthrop Touted By Washington Monthly for Student Voter Engagement Efforts (08/28/19)
bullet Winthrop to Host Annual Economic Forecast Breakfast Featuring Mark Vitner Sept. 17 (08/23/19)
bullet Community Invited to Engage in Civil Discourse Over Coffee This Fall in the Winthrop University Galleries (08/22/19)
bullet Meet the Incoming Winthrop Class of 2023 (08/19/19)
bullet Marketing Professor Cara Peters Named as Grier Professor (08/15/19)
bullet Second Winthrop Tennis Player Awarded NCAA Scholarship (08/15/19)
bullet Winthrop Alumnus Jay Karen Offers Insights at Convocation (08/07/19)
bullet ZaDonna Slay Named to United State of Women’s Ambassador Program (08/01/19)
bullet Sides Named Founding Member of the NAECAD Advisory Committee (07/23/19)
bullet Megan Kauffman Named Co-honoree for Big South Conference Woman of the Year (07/23/19)
bullet Welcome Week Will Wow With Performances, Parties, Play (07/22/19)
bullet Winthrop Alumni Association Welcomes Its First African-American President (07/18/19)
bullet Winthrop Prepares for New International Partnership (07/17/19)
bullet Mass Comm Faculty Member Nate Frederick Will Spend Summer Studying Newsgathering Process (07/10/19)
bullet  Financial Planning Student Mary Grace Pruitt Lands 'Opportunity of a Lifetime' (07/10/19)
bullet Graduates, President's and Dean's Lists Are Available (07/10/19)
bullet Winthrop Board Approves 1/2 Percent Tuition Increase (06/28/19)
bullet Winthrop Board of Trustees Elects Officers (06/28/19)
bullet Winthrop Board Approves Emeritus Status for Faculty, Supports Latest Tenure, Promotions (06/28/19)
bullet Sgt. Julia Taggart Named 2019 Optimist Club Officer of the Year for Winthrop (06/12/19)
bullet Music Department Hits High Note With New Scholarship (06/12/19)
bullet Five Orientation Sessions Set for This Summer (06/10/19)
bullet WISE Interns Trained in Water Education (06/10/19)
bullet Takita Sumter Named Dean of Winthrop's College of Arts and Sciences (05/22/19)
bullet Two Winthrop Student-Athletes Given Top Academic Awards from the Big South (05/22/19)
bullet Winthrop Launches New Bachelor of Professional Studies Degree (05/21/19)
bullet "Just Mercy" Selected as 2019-20 Common Book (05/16/19)
bullet Tennis Player Nabs NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship (05/16/19)
bullet Winthrop Early Education Major Passes Away (05/09/19)
bullet President's Award Recipients Honored at Commencement (05/07/19)
bullet Adrienne McCormick Named Winthrop Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (05/03/19)
bullet Immigrant Parents Inspire Graphic Design Student's Art, Life (05/02/19)
bullet Winthrop University Phi Kappa Phi Chapter Installs 23 Inductees (05/02/19)
bullet Education Graduate Finds Passion in New Degree (05/01/19)
bullet Lawmaker and Marketing Professor Will Deliver Commencement Speeches on May 4 (05/01/19)
bullet National Science Foundation Grants Joey Jennings Full Tuition for Ph.D. (04/29/19)
bullet Latest Winthrop Poll Results Cover Health Care and Reparations (4/25/19)
bullet Three Winthrop Faculty Members Honored with Annual Awards (04/23/19)
bullet Winthrop Recognizes Retirees and Award Winners at Annual Ceremony (04/23/19)
bullet Donors Enhance Close Scholars Program (04/18/19)
bullet Student Affairs Recognizes Outstanding Students for Service (04/18/19)
bullet Presidential Candidate Sen. Kamala Harris to Make Stop at Winthrop (04/17/19)
bullet Student Body Selects CSL Leadership for 2019-20 (04/15/19)
bullet Three Winthrop Faculty Members Appointed to Endowed Professorships (04/12/19)
bulletAnthropology Faculty Member Races to Save Historic Artifacts (04/11/19)
bullet Winthrop Received More Than $5.5 Million in Grants Throughout Spring Semester (04/11/19)
bullet NASA Strategist To Work With Winthrop Design Students (04/08/19)
bullet Come-See-Me Festival Welcomes Spring to Rock Hill (04/05/19)
bullet Newest Fine Arts Exhibit to Open in Lowenstein Building (04/04/19)
bullet S.C. Governor Appoints Gary Williams to Winthrop Board of Trustees (04/04/19)
bullet Winthrop Receives $1.2 Million Commerce Grant for Electrical Upgrades (04/03/19)
bullet Prepare to Be Wowed at Fifth Annual Research Showcase (04/02/19)
bullet Washington Post Associate Editor To Speak April 2 on Truth (03/29/19)
bullet Winthrop Students Humbled by Alternative Spring Break Experience (03/28/19)
bullet Winthrop to Hold Its First Giving Day (03/27/19)
bullet Winthrop Cup at Model United Nations Awarded to Fort Mill High School (03/26/2019)
bullet Winthrop Alumnus Traces Hip-Hop, Civil Rights Movement at DPT Colloquium (03/25/19)
bullet Winthrop's Leonard Mark Lewis Chosen to Honor the Lives of "The Emanuel Nine" as 2019 SCMTA Commissioned Composer (03/25/19)
bullet Winthrop Poll: Trump Retains S.C. Support (03/21/19)
bullet Winthrop Women's Coalition Event to Shine Light on Local Civil Rights Contributions (03/18/19)
bullet High School Students Will Debate Economic Empowerment at Model UN (03/18/19)
bullet Students Pitch Their Best Innovations at Local Competition (03/13/19)
bullet Winthrop Earns Second Voter Friendly Campus Designation (03/11/19)
bullet Winthrop Announces Four Provost Finalists (03/11/19)
bullet Teacher Mentors Honored at Winthrop for Their Dedication (03/07/19)
bullet Social Work Department to Help Pilot Program to Combat Opioid Crisis (03/05/19)
bullet Stoudenmire-Elshazly Piano Duo Set for Next Music Guest Artist Series (02/28/19)
bullet Winthrop Unveils Two New Education Degrees (02/28/19)
bullet Political Science Professor Adolphus Belk Jr. Elected as Faculty Chair (02/27/19)
bullet Winthrop to Host SC Humanities Festival Events (02/27/19)
bullet Elisa Koehler Named New Winthrop Department of Music Chair (02/25/19)
bullet Winthrop Earns Purple Heart Designation For Its Support of the Military (02/25/19)
bullet Excellence in Graduate Studies Scholarship hits $50,000 (02/19/19)
bullet Pi Kappa Phi Student Prepares to Embark on a ˜Journey of Hope' (02/18/19)
bullet Biology Professor Honored for Work with SC Governor's School of Science and Mathematics (02/13/19)
bullet Retired Professor Honored for Work in Economics Education (02/13/19)
bullet Friends of the Conservatory Series Continues With Russian Pianist (02/12/19)
bullet Pulitzer Prize-Winning Reporter David Fahrenthold to Speak at Winthrop on Feb. 19 (02/12/19)
bullet Winthrop Leadership Society Creates New Wave of Donors, Sparks Giving Challenge (02/12/19)
bullet Winthrop Showcasing Impact Through Graduate Education Week (02/11/19)
bullet New Scholarship to Support Computer Science Majors (02/07/19)
bullet Winthrop University to Launch Varsity Esports This Fall (02/07/19)
bullet Winthrop to Host Regional Food Conference Feb. 21-23 (02/06/19)
bullet Department of Music Continues Guest Artist Series With Japanese Koto (02/04/19)
bullet Winthrop University Records Highest 6-Year Graduation Rate and Surpasses 2025 Goal (02/04/19)
bullet Winthrop Exceeds 2025 Fundraising Goal for Unrestricted Annual Giving (01/30/19)
bullet Broadway Triumph "Annie Get Your Gun" Comes to Johnson Theatre (01/29/19)
bullet Winthrop Students Learn Through Service on MLK Holiday (01/29/19)
bullet State Contracts to Bring $3.4 Million to Winthrop for Health Research (01/28/19)
bullet 3D Objects Take Shape in Galleries Exhibit (01/24/19)
bullet NCAA Selects Winthrop Team to Present on Successful Diversity Initiatives (01/24/19)
bullet Winthrop Poll Southern Focus Survey Reveals Black and White Divide (01/24/19)
bullet 2019 Whitton Executive Series Features Cyber Security Expert (01/23/19)
bullet Computer Science Faculty Member Breaks Barriers, Encourages Women to Be ˜Unapologetically Dope' (01/23/19)
bullet Graduates, President's and Dean's Lists Now Available (01/22/19)
bullet National Survey of Student Engagement Shows Students Benefit from Winthrop Experience (01/22/19)
bullet Galleries Explores Relationship Between Economy and Ecology (01/15/19)
bullet Winthrop Alumnus Confirmed as Census Bureau Director (01/15/19)
bullet Comedian Dennis Miller Appearing at Winthrop Coliseum on Feb. 20 (01/11/19)
bullet MLK Activities On Jan. 21 Emphasize Service and Compassion (01/11/19)
bullet Winthrop Rebranding Video Wins Prestigious Regional Award (01/10/19)
bullet Winthrop Breaks University Record for the Number of Students Applying for Freshman Admission (01/07/19)
bullet Winthrop Professor Teams with 3D Systems on Innovation Competition (01/02/19)
bullet Evangelicals' Beliefs and Race Relations Among Poll Topics (12/18/18)
bullet Business Major Given Top Academic Award at Commencement (12/17/18)
bullet Ken Halpin Appointed to NCAA Division I Council (12/13/18)
bullet Conservation Biology Class Seeks to Save Box Turtles From Urbanization (12/12/18)
bullet Commencement on Dec. 15 Will Honor Graduates and Kinard Award Winner (12/05/18)
bullet Winthrop Recognized as a Green College (12/05/18)
bullet Physical Education Teacher Program Named Best in the State (12/03/18)
bullet Holiday Season Kicks Off With 29th Annual Pottery Sale (11/27/18)
bullet President Mahony Recognized With Academic Achievement in Sport and Entertainment Award (11/20/18)
bullet Alumni to be Honored with Awards During Homecoming & Reunion Weekend (11/14/18)
bullet New Galleries Exhibits Question Food Politics and Functional Objects (11/14/18)
bullet Winthrop Praised for Turning out the Student Vote (11/13/18)
bullet Conference Seals Financial Planning Student's Dream (11/08/18)
bullet Student Veterans Recognized and Thanked during Nov. 8 Ceremony (11/06/18)
bullet Winthrop Dance Theatre Concert Takes Flight (11/05/18)
bullet Homecoming & Reunion Weekend to Include Choral Concert, Alumni Awards and Basketball (11/01/18)
bullet Latest Winthrop Poll Shows Trump Holds Steady in S.C. (11/01/18)
bullet Collegiate Gathering of Choirs Returns to Charleston Southern on Nov. 2-3 (10/30/18)
bullet Gerontologist and Author Speaks about Longevity to Friends of the Library (10/29/18)
bullet Winthrop Women's Coalition to Host Nov. 15 Education Panel (10/29/18)
bullet Music Education Student Wins Prize in Elie Wiesel Ethics Essay Contest (10/24/18)
bullet Chinese Officials Attend U.S.-China Trade Forum at Winthrop on Oct. 24 (10/22/18)
bullet Economics Professor Helps Explain City of Rock Hill's New Employee Living Wage (10/21/18)
bullet Celebrate Mischief and Mayhem with 'Everyone Loves a Villain' (10/18/18)
bullet Former Celriver Employees and Supporters Establish Endowment for Local Students (10/18/18)
bullet Winthrop Athletics Introduces Newest Class at Feb. 1 Hall of Fame Banquet (10/18/18)
bullet Inaugural Fellows Pay It Forward To Community (10/17/18)
bullet Mahony Updates Campus on Accomplishments During Annual State of the University Address (10/16/18)
bullet Financial Planning Students Compete in National Retirement Knowledge Quiz Bowl (10/15/18)
bullet Recording Preserves Signature Sound of Famed Organ (10/09/18)
bullet Winthrop Campus Celebrates Halloween All Month Long (10/09/18)
bullet York County CROP Hunger Walk Set for Nov. 4 (10/09/18)
bullet President Mahony to Hold Third Annual State of the University Address (10/08/18)
bullet Distinguished Alumna, Media Literacy Education Director Headline Mass Communication Week (09/28/18)
bullet Families Urged to Explore the Campus Oct. 6 on Family Day (09/28/18)
bullet Business Student Puts Her Passions to Work (09/27/18)
bullet Disc Golf Celebrates 20th anniversary of Championship at Winthrop Course (09/25/18)
bullet President Dan Mahony Inducted Into Pi Kappa Alpha's Order of the West Range (09/21/18)
bullet SC House of Representative Forum on Sept. 25 (09/21/18)
bullet Accounting Faculty Member Co-authors Award-winning Article (09/14/18)
bullet History Professor Visited the White House as Mayor of the County Seat (09/13/18)
bullet Call for Nominations for Best S.C. Teacher Mentors (09/11/18)
bullet Winthrop Professor Wins 2018 Teacher of the Year from SC Music Teachers' Association (09/11/18)
bullet Winthrop Recognized in US News for Its Commitment to Undergraduate Teaching (09/10/18)
bullet Biology Student's Passion Pays Off With Award and Lab Job (09/07/18)
bullet Canadian Trip Offered Amazing Experience in Manitoba Province (09/07/18)
bullet Winthrop Again Recognized in Princeton Review's Best in the Southeast (09/06/18)
bullet Winthrop Named to Money Magazine's Best Colleges for Value (09/06/18)
bullet Late Winthrop Faculty Member Honored in Fall Exhibition (09/05/18)
bullet Class of 2022 Shines Bright on Campus (08/29/18)
bullet Winthrop Teams with S.C. Humanities and Press Association on Journalism Series (08/29/18)
bullet Theatre and Dance Prepares to Kick Off 2018-19 Season (08/27/18)
bullet SBDC Employee Passes Away (08/17/18)
bullet Economic Forecast Breakfast Planned for Sept. 18 (08/16/18)
bullet Boyd to Step Away From Provost Duties; Will Return to Classroom (08/15/18)
bullet Author Publishes Book on Trailblazer and Olympian Lucile "Ludy" Godbold '22 (08/13/18)
bullet Two-thirds of Winthrop Student-Athletes Make the Grade (08/13/18)
bullet Winthrop to Host Regional College Fair on Aug. 27 (08/13/18)
bullet English Faculty Member Attended Phi Kappa Phi Convention (08/10/18)
bullet Alumna's Family Increases Endowed Giving to Winthrop (08/06/18)
bullet Lacrosse's Katherine Judge Picked as Co-Big South Conference Woman of the Year (08/06/18)
bullet Winthrop Women's Coalition Scholarship to Ensure Students Finish Degree (08/06/18)
bullet Student Body Selects CSL Leadership for 2018-19 (08/03/18)
bullet Two New Members Added to Winthrop Board of Trustees (08/02/18)

Last Updated: 3/30/20