Winthrop University: Spring 2020 Commencement

Congratulations, Spring Graduates!


You Made It!

A message from Dr. George W. Hynd

Interim President

Save the Date

August 15 – Rescheduled Spring 2020 Commencement Ceremony

Winthrop Coliseum, Rock Hill

More information to come

Spring 2020 Commencement

Commencement 2020 Program (pdf - 17 MB)

Your Commencement program will be coming in the mail later this month with your diploma, but you may take a minute and find your name today!

Class of 2020
Welcome Week 2016 photo of incoming 2020 class.


We Are So Proud of You!
Here are some words from our Winthrop community to congratulate you on your achievement!

From the Board of Trustees

Glenn McCall, Chair

From Your Academic Leadership

Dr. Adrienne McCormick

Dr. Jack DeRochi
Dean, Graduate School

Dr. Takita Sumter
Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

Additional Messages:

Department of English Recognitions
Department of History Awards

Dr. P.N. Saksena
Dean, College of Business Administration

Additional Messages:

CBA Congratulations Messages

Dr. Jennie Rakestraw
Dean, Richard W. Riley College of Education

Additional Messages:
College of Education Graduation Messages
Department of Learning Technology & Design

Jeff Bellantoni
Dean, College of Visual & Performing Arts

Additional Messages:
CVPA's YouTube Channel
Department of Music Graduate Spotlights


From Recent Faculty Award Recipients

Crystal Glover
College of Education: Early Childhood Education
2020 Outstanding Junior Professor

Alice McLaine
College of Education: Athletic Training
2019 Kinard Award for Excellence in Teaching

Chris VanAller
College of Arts and Sciences: Political Science
2019 Kinard Award for Excellence in Teaching

From Your Student Leadership

Imani Belton, Chair, Council of Student Leaders

To Our Student Athletes

Ken Halpin
Athletic Director

Spring 2020 Senior Athletes Slideshow
Athletics - 2020 WUSPYs

Welcome to the Winthrop Alumni Association!

Byron Putman President, Winthrop Alumni Association

Alma Mater

Performed by our graduating music students!


Social Media Graphics

Click on a graphic to download a social media sticker!

There is a Facebook profile frame available, as well as the stickers below available for your Instagram story!

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Last Updated: 7/13/22