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At-Risk StudentsUniversity College Dean Gloria Jones sent out the following e-mail:If you have already encountered students about whom you have concerns because of absences, missed work, or lack of engagement, we ask that you send their names to us via the atrisk@winthrop.edu email site. Michelle Wolf and her capable staff will reach out to all whom you identify.Thank you for all your efforts in supporting student success.

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Parking permits available July 28Parking permits for the 2015-16 school year are available beginning July 28. The cost is $25 per permit, limit of two only.Permits can be purchased online and mailed to your residence or may be picked up in person at Campus Police. All disabled permits must be purchased at Campus Police and not online. If you are using the online link, your username and password are the same ones used to log in to your Winthrop computer account.Parking office hours are 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday-Friday.


Joni Marr carDescription:  FOR SALE: A 2002 Lincoln LSE with 5-speed. New engine, new tires, new battery (all within last year). 220,000 miles. Leather/woodgrain interior, 6-cd changer, heated seats. After-market rims. S.C. legal window tint. All maintenance kept up. Asking for $3,500.E-mail Joni Boyd at marrj@winthrop.edu.
Name:  Joni Boyd
Email:  marrj@winthrop.edu


Description:  For sale: a Nikon D3000 camera with additional zoom lens and Nikon camera bag. Asking price is $350. For photos, e-mail Kim Brazzell at brazzellk@winthrop.edu.
Name:  Kim Brazzell
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03/30/2016
Retired Professor Barbara Heinemann passed away on March 16. She taught Spanish language and literature for 23 years in the Department of World Languages and Cultures. Throughout her career, she also taught methods classes for teachers, supervised student teachers and conducted Study Abroad programs for graduate and undergraduate students. When she retired in May of 2013, she was awarded emeritus status.


01/28/2016
Long-time Winthrop University Fine Arts Associate Professor Paul Martyka passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Jan. 27.The Detroit, Michigan, native taught drawing, painting and printmaking in the Department of Fine Arts. Funeral arrangements have not been completed.At a prayer vigil held Tuesday night at Rutledge Building in the printmaking studio, students and friends came together for a powerful display of love for their professor. As Martyka spent his last hours in intensive care, his students recalled a man who ordered his life so that nothing was wasted, always put the students’ interests first and displayed a quiet compassion and concern for their well-being. One of his favorite sayings was: “Now, get to work.”His admirers said Martyka had a knack for taking materials, redefining them as sculpture and changing their meaning. His printmaking abilities were equally gifted and were laden with icons and symbolism.Read mnore: http://www.winthrop.edu/news-events/article.aspx?id=43330 


01/26/2016
Ernest Roach, Jr., who worked in Winthrop University's facilities management for 35 years, passed away Jan. 24. He was 88. A York County native, Roach was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran and a member of Woodland United Methodist Church. "Ernie" began working at Winthrop in 1948 after his war service, one of only two electricians on campus. He met and fell in love with Winthrop student Jacquelyn. They were married for 62 years.Ernie's time at Winthrop--1948 to 1985--saw much change. He and his fellow electrician Johnny Nichols converted the entire campus (lines, switches and transformers) from a 2,300-volt primary system with lots of overhead poles and wires to a 4,160-volt underground system that is still in use today. He was responsible for the star on the Winthrop Christmas Tree every year, a feat that had him climbing an old ladder lashed to the tree's great trunk. "He was always cheerful and thoughtful and did all his work in a methodical and extremely neat way," said Walter Hardin, associate vice president for Facilities Management. "He was a true craftsman, devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend and loyal Winthrop employee." He is survived by his wife; his brother and sister-in law; his son, Ben, who also works at Winthrop; and his grandson.


01/07/2016
Geology Professor Irene Boland, 74, a Rock Hill native who earned her Ph.D. 33 years after completing her bachelor’s degree and falling in love with geology, passed away Sunday, Jan. 3.Her department chair, Pat Owens, said that Boland was a very special person who discovered a love for geology more than two decades after graduating from Winthrop. She was also noted for her love of her students. Winthrop awarded Boland the James Pinckney Kinard and Lee Wicker Kinard Award for Excellence in Teaching at the December 2012 Commencement ceremony. She also received the Phi Kappa Phi Excellence in Teaching Award in 2000 and served on the Board of Directors of the Carolinas Geological Society and was its president in 2005.A few years ago, the National Park Service published the Digital Geologic Map for Cowpens National Battlefield. About 90 percent of the map was completed by Boland, an effort that took years of work.In 2014, Boland established a new Winthrop endowment to assist geology and physics faculty members in attracting and retaining high-caliber students interested in conducting summer research projects.


11/05/2015
Obituary: Martin McDonald Martin McDonald passed away Nov. 2. He was 57.McDonald transferred to Winthrop in 1979 to pursue his degree. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in computer science. A decade later, he earned an M.B.A., also from Winthrop.He returned to Winthrop in 1995 as the information resource coordinator for the accounting and student financial services areas. Throughout his career, he wrote code for numerous special reports, created and maintained accounting schedules for financial statement reporting, and ensured compliance with various tax reporting requirements.


10/26/2015
Obituary: Mary Agnes "Aggie" Jones A former employee of then-Winthrop College passed away Oct. 21 in her home. She was 86. Mary Agnes "Aggie" Jones was born and raised in Lancaster. She completed a business course at Winthrop and worked as secretary to the executive manager of Springs Cotton Mills. She later worked at and retired from Winthrop. She was a faithful member of Unity Presbyterian Church in Fort Mill for 60 years. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, her daughter, granddaughters and other family members.


10/12/2015
OBITUARY Cynthia Gilmore, a custodian in facilities management, passed away Oct. 11. She was 56. Gilmore was hired to work in the West Center in 2008. She later worked in Dinkins Hall until her death. Associate Vice President for Facilities Management Walter Hardin said of Gilmore: "She displayed a wonderful attitude in everything she did and was always thinking of others and made dear friends in every building she worked."  


09/02/2015
OBITUARY Carol Ann Ratterree Davis '57, '73, has passed away. She was 79. Davis was a two-time Winthrop alumna and had worked for more than 20 years part-time at the Winthrop University Bookstore. She was previously an assistant principal and teacher in the Rock Hill school district. "We were always greeted by a gentle smile whenever we entered her store," Vice President for Student Life Frank Ardaiolo said in an e-mail. "We will miss her."


08/11/2015
OBITUARY Dr. Annabelle Spann Boykin, Winthrop's first African-American faculty member, passed away on July 20. Throughout her career, she earned a bachelor's degree from South Carolina State College, a master's degree from Cornell University and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, all in home economics education. She also served as a family life specialist in the Office of Economic Opportunity in Washington, D.C. She joined Winthrop in 1972 as a part-time professor of home economics education in the School of Home Economics.


08/04/2015
Irene Putnam, a former clerical specialist who worked in the Alumni Office, passed away Aug. 1. She was 88. Born and raised in Clover, Putnam worked at Winthrop University from 1969 until her retirement in 1992. She was the widow of Roy Putnam, who also worked at Winthrop from 1968 until his retirement in 1987.  


06/30/2015
Former Associate Professor of Speech Anne E. Beard has passed away. She was 85. Beard earned emeritus status in 2010. She retired from Winthrop. More details from the family will follow.


06/04/2015
Dr. Robert Braswell, former professor in the Richard W. Riley College of Education, has passed away. He was 81. Braswell was born in Atlanta. Though he joined the U.S. Army, he discovered teaching was his true calling. He earned a doctorate from the University of Florida and worked on school integration in Orangeburg, South Carolina, until he and his wife Nell were offered teaching positions at Winthrop. He worked at Winthrop for more than 20 years before retiring. For more on Braswell, including how to send your condolences, visit the Legacy website.  


05/04/2015
Kelly Gamble, who worked at Winthrop for 30 years, passed away on April 19. She was 87. Born in Monroe, North Carolina, Gamble worked in Dacus Library's Louise Pettus Archives from 1964-1992. Her husband, Robert Gamble, was also a professor at Winthrop. She retired in 1992 after 30 years of service. Gamble was very active in community service, including volunteer work at an adult day care center and work in her church, First Presbyterian of Beaufort.


04/01/2015
Clarence Hornsby, former Bowater manager, passed away on March 28. He was 88.Hornsby taught as a professor in the former executive MBA program at Winthrop. “In our Executive MBA program, Clarence Hornsby was the perfect teacher at the perfect place in our curriculum,” said Roger Weikle, dean of Winthrop’s College of Business Administration. “His strategy course was the capstone course in the final semester of the program. He put all the points the students had covered together into a very applied appraisal. He understood things at a very high level. Personally, he was patient. All the budding young executives admired him and wanted to grow up in their careers to be just like him.”Clarence and his wife, Lynn, also established the Hornsby Lecture Series in the Master of Liberal Arts program. "The Hornsbys are genuinely concerned about people and how they interact," former President Anthony DiGiorgio said at the announcement of the series in 1999. "This lecture series will benefit old and young and is a fitting tribute for a couple who has meant so much to Rock Hill."


Fowler, Julie03/26/2015
Julie Gore Fowler ’85, ’88 was recently appointed to the Winthrop University Board of Trustees to represent S.C. Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman.Fowler, a resident of Piedmont, South Carolina, is a deputy state superintendent at the S.C. State Department of Education. She graduated from Winthrop with a Bachelor of Science in special and elementary education, followed by a Master of Education. She went on to receive principal and superintendent certification and a Ph.D. in educational leadership from Clemson University.


03/17/2015
Former Winthrop University post office worker Louise King died March 5. She was 93. A graduate of Rock Hill High School, King studied cosmetology in Chester and styled hair from her home for several years. She joined the Winthrop post office, where she worked for 20 years before retiring. After retirement, she remained active at Winthrop events and social gatherings. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. John's UMC, PO Box 149, Rock Hill, S.C. 29731-6149. Service arrangements are incomplete at this time.


Lori Tuttle03/05/2015
Lori Tuttle is the new executive director for Alumni Relations and Annual Fund. She will assume her duties on March 16.Tuttle will serve as the chief operating officer for the Winthrop Alumni Association and work closely with the executive board and the university’s more than 50,000 alumni, coordinating communications, affinity group activities, class reunions and annual events such as Homecoming and Reunion Weekend. She also will oversee the Annual Fund, which is a key revenue source for student scholarships, the alumni association, faculty awards and other university initiatives.


02/16/2015
Tammy Rashotte, a benefits administrator in the Office of Human Resources, passed away Feb. 14. Colleagues described her as a caring and thoughtful member of the Winthrop family. She began her career at Winthrop in 2009.A memorial service for Rashotte will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 21 in the Tillman Auditorium at Winthrop.Cards and condolences for the family may be forwarded to Human Resources, who will make sure the family receives them. She is survived by her husband, Steve Rashotte, and other family members.For more information, check her obituary at the Bass Funeral Home website.


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04/12/2016
Caroline Rust Ward ’97 won Best of Show for her painting “Billie Holiday Wears a Veil Gifted by John Rawls,” part of a juried exhibition titled “In-VISIBLE” at Point Park University’s Lawrence Hall Gallery in Pittsburgh.

03/30/2016
Professor of English Matthew Fike presented his paper, "C.G. Jung's Memories, Dreams, Reflections as a Model for Doris Lessing's Briefing for a Descent Into Hell" at the Philological Association of the Carolinas at UNC-Charlotte March 18-19.   He also had another article, "Time Is Not an Arrow: Anima and History in H. Rider Haggard's She" in ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes and Reviews in a 2015 edition.    

03/07/2016
Kristi Schoepfer, associate professor of sport management, won the 2016 Herb Appenzeller Honor Award during the 29th Annual Sport and Recreation Law Association Conference held in New Orleans, Louisiana, from Feb. 24-27.The award is given to the association member who has given outstanding service to the organization. Schoepfer served as the conference host.

02/11/2016
Associate Professor of Philosophy David Meeler has been designated the Dalton Endowed Chair of Environmental Sciences and Studies at Winthrop University.Meeler is only the second faculty member to hold this position in its 13 years of existence. He is very knowledgeable about the university’s environmental programs, having served on the initial search for the chair and on its coordinating committee.

01/28/2016
Siobhan Craft Brownson, an associate professor of English, will take on a new role this spring as director of the Master of Liberal Arts program at Winthrop.Brownson joined the Winthrop English faculty in 1984 as a part-time lecturer and then became an instructor of English. After earning her Ph.D. in English from the University of South Carolina, she was hired at Winthrop in 2002 as assistant professor of English to teach literary theory and contemporary British literature.Brownson earned her B.A. in English from Miami of Ohio and her M.A. in English from the University of Michigan. She began her teaching career at the Community College of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she became an assistant professor of English.At Winthrop, Brownson now serves as director of composition. She continues to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in literary theory and British literature as well as freshman and advanced composition. Her other teaching interests include 19th- and 20th-century British literature, and she has taught courses in British Romanticism, modern British poetry, the British novel, world literature, literature and film, and the short story.Brownson’s research interests include the work of Thomas Hardy, Victorian Literature and the Victorian Periodical. Her forthcoming book, a collection of essays entitled “Thomas Hardy’s Short Stories – New Perspectives,” co-edited with Juliette Schaefer, will be published by Ashgate later this year and contains her essay analyzing Hardy’s Christmas stories in the Illustrated London News.

01/28/2016
Professor of Music Ron Parks' visit to Barcelona's famous Park Güell inspired him to compose a new chamber music piece.Also titled "Park Güell," the composition premiered on January 26 at the University of North Carolina and Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. at Queens University.

01/14/2016
Assistant Biology Professor Matt Stern was recently awarded a SC INBRE III Developmental Research Project (DRP) Target Faculty award to work with students to explore stem cell growth.The $73,159 grant is for one year but can be renewed for two more years.Stern and up to five students will spend time studying how cultured stem cells behave in two- and three-dimensional experimental microenvironments. They will use stem cells from fatty tissue and compare how growing the cells as a three-dimensional ball of cells changes key properties of the cells relative to growing the cells on a flat surface such as a Petri dish.

12/17/2015
Distinguished Professor of English Jo Koster was the keynote speaker for the Dec. 19 Graduate and Undergraduate Commencement ceremony.

12/17/2015
Fine Arts Professor Marge Moody was among 10 featured artists who talked about their work Dec. 10 at FRONT Art Space Gallery in New York City.Called Studio Conversations, the art exhibition and discussion showcased the artists as they revealed how they conceptualize and materialize the work on display. The Studio Conversations exhibition will run through Jan. 14, 2016.

12/17/2015
Associate Professor of History Eddie Lee '83 is the new president of the South Carolina Association of Regional Councils (SCARC), an organization comprised of the state’s 10 councils of government. The local council, which is based in Rock Hill and serves York, Chester, Lancaster and Union counties, is led by Winthrop Board of Trustees member Randy Imler ’87, ’00.


Name:  The Johnsonian newspaper staff,
Date Awarded:  04/08/2016
The S.C. Press Association awarded The Johnsonian, Winthrop University’s student newspaper, its top prize for general excellence.This is the first time the Winthrop paper has won first place in the category for institutions with 5,000+ students. Judges wrote that the small staff of 20 who report, write and edit the weekly newspaper should be praised.

Name:  Morgan Ruff, Elementary education
From:  Spartanburg,  South Carolina 

Elementary education major Morgan Ruff won the Big South Conference's annual Fan of the Year contest. Ruff, of Spartanburg, has attended every home men's and women's basketball game.

Name:  Jessica Logan , Chemistry
From:  Knoxville,  Tennessee 

Women’s soccer senior student-athlete Jessica Logan was awarded the Sunbelt Rentals Scholarship. Logan will use the $2,000 scholarship during her last semester at Winthrop. Recipients of the scholarship are selected based on university standing, leadership roles, community involvement, honors, and accomplishments. Logan also had to provide a personal statement and faculty and personal letters of recommendation.As a chemistry major, Logan has a 3.941 grade point average and has been named to the Big South Presidential Honor Roll each year while earning honors on President’s and Dean’s Lists at Winthrop.A research assistant in the chemical engineering, organic chemistry, and nano-biotechnology lab, Logan serves as a tutor and participates in the Winthrop Eagle-STEM scholars program.

Name:  Alisha Sweatt, Mass communication
From:  Columbia,  South Carolina 

The German Language and Cultural Foundation (GLCF) of Charlotte has awarded mass communication major Alisha Sweatt a $2,500 grant to study in Germany in May. Sweatt, who lived in Germany as a child, will spend a week collaborating with Instructor of Internal Communication Bonnye Stuart to work with media outlets in Germany. She hopes to study German media practices and how they compare to those in the U.S. She also plans to complete an internship with MTV Germany for the remainder of the summer.


Sponsor Group:  University College
At-Risk StudentsUniversity College Dean Gloria Jones sent out the following e-mail:If you have already encountered students about whom you have concerns because of absences, missed work, or lack of engagement, we ask that you send their names to us via the atrisk@winthrop.edu email site. Michelle Wolf and her capable staff will reach out to all whom you identify.Thank you for all your efforts in supporting student success.

Sponsor Group:  Campus Police
Contact Name:  Thelma Steele
Price:  $25
Parking permits available July 28Parking permits for the 2015-16 school year are available beginning July 28. The cost is $25 per permit, limit of two only.Permits can be purchased online and mailed to your residence or may be picked up in person at Campus Police. All disabled permits must be purchased at Campus Police and not online. If you are using the online link, your username and password are the same ones used to log in to your Winthrop computer account.Parking office hours are 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday-Friday.

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headline arrow Darren McColl of SapientNitro to Give March 8 Lecture on Storyscaping (03/06/16)
headline arrow Sport Management Faculty Member Honored by National Association (03/05/16)
headline arrow S.C. General Alan Wilson Addresses Human Trafficking on March 1 (02/29/16)
headline arrow Campus Beauty Video Wins Winthrop's First Grand Award at Education Conference (02/25/16)
headline arrow Democratic Presidential Candidate Willie Wilson Visits Campus This Week (02/23/16)
headline arrow Soccer Player Awarded Sunbelt Rentals Scholarship for Academics and Community Service (02/23/16)
headline arrow Commencement Plans for Two Undergraduate Ceremonies Announced (02/15/16)
headline arrow Graduate Education Week Celebrated This Week at Winthrop (02/15/16)
headline arrow WFAE's Charlotte Talks Comes to Winthrop Feb. 16 to Discuss Politics (02/13/16)
headline arrow Westminster Abbey Organist James O'Donnell Featured at Feb. 14 Recital (02/11/16)
headline arrow Do T.V. and Music Affect Your Workout? A Winthrop Graduate Assistant Says... (02/10/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Seniors and First-Year Students Asked to Fill Out NSSE Survey (02/10/16)
headline arrow Digital Commons @ Winthrop Reaches 10,000 Downloads (02/09/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Mass Comm Major Awarded Grant to Study in Germany (02/09/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Benefactor Descendant John Winthrop to Speak Feb. 22 (02/08/16)
headline arrow History Professor Shares Research About Lincoln and His Thoughts on Immigration (02/05/16)
headline arrow David Meeler Tapped as Dalton Endowed Chair of Environmental Sciences and Studies (02/04/16)
headline arrow Biology's Matt Heard Explains Worries Over Zika (02/03/16)
headline arrow Next Provost's Series Lecture Boosts Developing Necessary Career Skills (02/03/16)
headline arrow NPR's Science Reporter Will Talk About Job Challenges on Feb. 4 (01/29/16)
headline arrow Names of Graduates, Dean and President's List Students for Fall 2015 Now Available (01/28/16)
headline arrow Fine Arts Faculty Member Paul Martyka Mourned By Campus (01/27/16)
headline arrow English Faculty Member Selected as New M.L.A. Director (01/21/16)
headline arrow Beloved French Professor Lives on in Inaugural Lecture Series (01/20/16)
headline arrow TEA Fellows Set to Arrive on Jan. 29 From Around the World (01/20/16)
headline arrow Two Upcoming Political Forums Will Cover Foreign Policy and Presidential Primaries (01/20/16)
headline arrow S.C. Education Superintendent Outlines Educational Priorities in Special Event (01/19/16)
headline arrow MLK Day of Service Gives Students a Chance to Volunteer and Reflect (01/14/16)
headline arrow Biology Faculty Member Awarded Grant to Explore Stem Cell Growth (01/13/16)
headline arrow Third Phase of INBRE Grants Begins For Biomedical Research (01/13/16)
headline arrow Educators Will Learn About 21st Century Initiatives to Teach S.C. Students (01/12/16)
headline arrow Newest Provost's Series Lecture Touts College Financial Literacy Classes (01/12/16)
headline arrow Beloved Geology Professor Passed Away This Week (01/06/16)
headline arrow GOP Candidate Donald Trump Brings His Campaign to Winthrop Jan. 8 (01/05/16)
headline arrow Milestone Reached as First Winthrop Student Graduates With New Individualized Studies Major (12/21/15)
headline arrow Arts Professor Shared Her Creative Process at NYC Gallery (12/10/15)
headline arrow Education Major Announces His Candidacy for National Education Association Position (12/08/15)
headline arrow Winthrop Faculty Members Head to Portugal for International Interdisciplinary Studies Conference (10/06/15)
headline arrow Wells Fargo Economist Offers His Annual Analysis at Sept. 18 Breakfast (08/11/15)
headline arrow Economist: Extension of Dave Lyle Boulevard Would Greatly Benefit York, Lancaster Counties (07/20/15)
headline arrow Winthrop Group Traveled to Bolivia for Entrepreneurship and Microfinance Project (07/15/15)
headline arrow Winthrop Selected as a Best in the Southeast by Princeton Review (08/02/11)
headline arrow Winthrop's Psi Chi Advisor Wins 2010-11 Denmark Award (07/18/11)
headline arrow Economics Professor Gary Stone Chosen as William H. Grier Professor (07/01/11)
headline arrow Faculty Members Promoted and/or Granted Tenure in May (05/30/11)
headline arrow Chemistry Professor Nick Grossoehme Receives Grant for Emerging Scientists (05/23/11)
headline arrow Winthrop Part of Math-Science Partnership Grant with Area Schools and Agencies (05/11/11)
headline arrow New Assistant Dean Announced for University College (05/10/11)
headline arrow Debra Boyd Appointed as Acting Vice President for Academic Affairs (05/04/11)
headline arrow Winthrop Hall of Famer Jim Malseed ’87 to Throw First Pitch at April 29 Charlotte Knights Game (04/25/16)
headline arrow CreatorSpace Opens New Outlets for Student Invention in CVPA (04/20/16)
headline arrow Galleries Opening Reception Celebrates Student Work (04/08/16)
headline arrow Delve Into the Factory With Theatre Production 'Slaughter City' (04/04/16)
headline arrow Artist Caroline Rust '97 Earns Top Honors at Pittsburgh Exhibition (03/30/16)
headline arrow April M.F.A. Exhibition to Showcase Alumni Artwork (03/25/16)
headline arrow Appalachian Chamber Opera Brings Issues of Drug Addiction, Changing Communities to Winthrop (03/15/16)
headline arrow Prep School Rocked by Scandal in 'Good Boys and True' (03/15/16)
headline arrow Opera Workshop Challenges Audience With 'Dialogue of the Carmelites' (02/23/16)
headline arrow David Horth to Deliver Next ICE Lecture on Feb. 22 (02/17/16)
headline arrow Two Diverse Local Authors to Visit Campus (02/05/16)
headline arrow Music Faculty Team Up for Feb. 7 'Reflections and Lore' Performance (02/04/16)
headline arrow Doughnuts, Philanthropy and Potential Students Collide on Feb. 27 (01/28/16)
headline arrow 'Legally Blonde' Brings Out the Confident Elle Woods In All of Us (01/27/16)
headline arrow Spanish Park Trip Inspires Latest Composition Piece (01/26/16)
headline arrow Music Students Invited to Perform in 2016 S.C. Collegiate Honors Band (01/14/16)
headline arrow Spring 2016 Fine Arts Lecture Series to Feature Four Winthrop Alumni (01/14/16)
headline arrow Winthrop Alumna Chosen Arts Education Program Director for S.C. Arts Commission (01/13/16)
headline arrow Galleries Exhibition, Panel Discussion Confronts Domestic Violence Issue (01/07/16)
headline arrow Arts Professor Shared Her Creative Process at NYC Gallery (12/10/15)
headline arrow Come Home to Winthrop for 2015 Homecoming & Reunion Weekend (10/15/15)
headline arrow Shakespeare Carolina at Winthrop Revamps ''The Tempest'' Aug. 3-7 (07/25/11)
headline arrow Shakespeare Carolina at Winthrop to Present Two Productions This Summer (07/01/11)
headline arrow John O'Conor to Host Second Piano Master Class Series at Winthrop (06/15/11)
headline arrow Winthrop's 23rd Summer ST-ARTS Program Continues to June 24 (06/13/11)
headline arrow Princeton University Organist to Perform June 18 Concert in Byrnes Auditorium (06/07/11)
headline arrow Faculty and Student Artwork Now for Sale in the Campus Bookstore (05/23/11)
headline arrow City to Unveil Student-Created Bike Racks at May 7 Mayor's Ride (05/06/11)
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