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Homecoming Information


Homecoming 2015 is November 9th-14th

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HOMECOMING 2015: New York, New York: A Winthrop State of Mind

Monday, November 9, 2015

Paint the Town Garnet & Gold-Rescheduled to Tuesday due to Weather 
Community Concourse 
10:00 am- 5:00 pm

Kick off the week as we show our Eagle pride around  campus, painting the windows of DIGS and the West Center Garnet & Gold. For more information or to sign up click here. 
Sponsored by the Student Homecoming Committee

Chalk Your Spirit-Rescheduled to Tuesday due to Weather  
Scholars Walk 
In conjunction with Paint the Town, come out and express your Eagle spirit in chalk!
Sponsored by Resident Students’ Association (RSA) and the Student Homecoming Committee

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Homecoming Court Presentation
DiGiorgio Campus Center-The Edge
Come watch the announcement of the Homecoming court finalists. Voting for the 2015 King and Queen will begin immediately following the presentation.  Click here to vote! 
Sponsored by the Student Homecoming Committee

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Homecoming Dinner in Thomson!

Dining Services will have a Homecoming Themed dinner in Thomson

RSA Banner Decorating Party
 DiGiorgio Campus Center-114
Show your Winthrop Spirit by stopping by to decorate a Homecoming Banner! Music, fun and PRIZES! Banners will be displayed on campus throughout Homecoming; come build upon this lasting Winthrop tradition. Basic materials will be provided by the Resident Students' Association.
Sponsored by Resident Students’ Association (RSA)

Thursday, November 12, 2015

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! 
Sponsored by the Student Homecoming Committee, Gentlemen’s League and the Association of Ebonites

Friday, November 13, 2015

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
Sponsored by Alumni Relations

Homecoming Concert
Byrnes Auditorium
Doors open at 6:30 pm and the show begins at 8:00 pm
Tickets are on sale during common time and cash and credit card are accepted. Online ticket sales for alumni will begin October 9th.

The Homecoming Concert scheduled for Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, in Byrnes Auditorium has been canceled because the promoter, Iconic Productions, would not agree to the terms of a contract with Winthrop for use of the event facility. As ticket sales were handled by Iconic Productions, students must contact to arrange for refunds.

Saturday, November 14, 2015

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

Men’s Basketball vs. Hampton
Winthrop Coliseum 4 pm
Come out and support your Winthrop Eagles for the season opener! The 2015 Homecoming King and Queen will be announced during half-time.

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. For more information click here
Sponsored by Sorority and Fraternity Affairs


<February 2016>
1- Charge Up Your Leadership
- Cozy by Kristin Smith Skees
- CPC Meetings
- FCA Weekly Meeting
- Illustration Exhibition
- Sale of PKP Spring Shirts
- Tau Kappa Epsilon Information Session
- Voices by Cat Del Buono
- Winthrop vs UNC Asheville
2- #FEARLESS Tabling and Photo Booth
- A Discussion on Foreign Affairs
- Aramark meeting
- AWC Meeting
- Career Spotlight Series
- Fearless
- Paint a Pot, Plant an Herb
- Photo Exhibit for Jeff Sheng
- SOAR Table
- TEC meeting
3- GLoBAL Weekly Meetings
- Love At First Sit: Speed Dating & Social Mixer
- Open Mic Night
- Relay for Life Zumba Night Fundraiser
- Ted Cruz Call Back
- Therapy Dogs in DIGS
4- 2016 Rock Hill Kidney Walk
- 2016 Spring Vendor Expo
- Coffee House Cru
- DSU Presents Open Mic Night w/ JR De Guzman
- Evolution of Science in the Media
- Mindfulness: You Are Here
- Provost's Spotlight on Scholarship Series
- SEAC Biweekly Meeting
- Student Illustration Show
5- "From Fundamental Fairness to Diversity" for the "Teaching You, Teaching Me" Series
- Cozy and Voices Opening Reception
- Drag WU
- IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
- Ratio Christi Special Event
- Women's Soccer Club info meeting
6- Administration of the Law School Admission Test
- Club Session
- Garnet and Gold Gala
- Mass Communication Bootcamp
7- Mass Meeting
- Super Bowl Watch Party
8- Cozy by Kristin Smith Skees
- Fine Arts Lecture Series: Art, Business and the Creative Spirit
- Illustration Exhibition
- Michael Gerson: Foreign Aid and the Race to the White House
- Unapologetically Educated
- Voices by Cat Del Buono
9- 2016 Rock Hill National Kidney Foundation Walk
- 50 Shades of Black
- Athletic Upcoming Events
- Awareness for Young Girls across the world
- Dimes for Disney
- Fencing Practice
- Gamma Beta Phi Chapter Meeting
- Jazz Night Ticket Sales Tabling
- Phi Alpha Theta Islam Series
- Relay for Life Krispy Kreme Fundraiser
- Spring 2016 Study Abroad Fair
- Teaching Fellows Drink Fundraiser for DC Trip
- The Vagina Monologues
- Winthrop College Democrats meeting
10- Dining Services Advisory Board
- Love Etc. The Documentary
- Open Mic Night
- So What Happens Now? Series
11- 2016 Rock Hill National Kidney Foundation Walk
- Come Find Out How the Gilman Award Can Help Pay for Study Abroad!
- Create-a-Critter
- Ebonite Valentine Bake Sale
- Financial Aid Night- York County High School Students
- Network Flight Plan
- St. Valentine's Day Command + D Sticker Sale
- Sweet Treat Mason Jars
- Teeter-Totter-A-Thon
- Valentine's Day!
- Winthrop Athletics Upcoming Events
- Winthrop vs Longwood
- WU Men ACROSS Interest Meeting
- WUNAACP Bake Sale
12- Breakdancer Snap Boogie
- Casual Friday
- Now and Then: NAACP Founders'' Day Celebration
- Quidditch Fundraiser
- Valentines Day Art Market
13- Debate Watch Party
- Winthrop vs Coastal Carolina
14- Friends of the Conservatory Concert Series: James O'Donnell, organ
- Weekly meeting with the Members
15- An Afternoon with the Presidents
- Cozy by Kristin Smith Skees
- Guest Artist Series: Orlando Cela, flute
- Voices by Cat Del Buono
16- Business Model Competition Promotion
- Collaborative Jewelry/Metals Exhibition
- Common Book: Health, Poverty and Education
- Death Café: Cake and End-of-Life Conversations
- Fine Arts Lecture Series: Jim Shore: Art, Business, and the Creative Spirit
- Hanging out with SAE
- McNair Orientation to Summer Research Experience
- Phi Alpha Theta Islam Series
- Ring Sales Day
- SAACS Girls Scouts Cookie Booth
- TEA fellows Poster Session
- Upcoming Events
- WFAE Public Conversation: SC Primaries
- What's the Difference?
17- Creative Writers Reading Series: Stephanie Elizondo Griest
- Education Career Fair
- Legally Blonde the Musical
- Networking Like A Boss
- Networking Like a Boss: Kissing Babies and Shaking Hands
- Open Mic Night
- Primary Preference Event
- Ring Sales Day
- Zeta Sigma Chi Interest Meeting
18- Career Showcase
- Graduation 101 Information Session
- House Hunters
- Student Allocations Training Session
- Tau Sigma Induction Ceremony
- Winthrop Athletics Upcoming Events
- Winthrop Softball vs Humber College
- Winthrop vs Coastal Carolina
- Yogurt Eating Contest Tabling
19- A Disturbed Generation
- Brazilian 2wins
- LEAD 120A Committee Meeting
- Winthrop vs Lasalle
20- LIFT Conference
- SAT Test Administration
- Softball Game
- Winthrop vs Lasalle
- Winthrop vs UNC Asheville
21- Guest Artist Series: Nancy Elton, piano
- Legally Blonde the Musical
- Winthrop vs Furman
- Winthrop vs Lasalle
22- Bake Sale Fundraiser: Autism Service Dog for Tanner!
- Campus Police and Wellness partnering with York County All on Board
- Collaborative Jewelry/Metals Exhibition
- Cozy by Kristin Smith Skees
- Innovate Create Engage Initiative Lecture - David Horth
- Trapped
- Voices by Cat Del Buono
23- Bake Sale Fundraiser: Autism Service Dog for Tanner!
- Business Model Competition Promotion
- Graduation 101 Information Session
- Phi Alpha Theta Islam Series
- SAACS Girls Scouts Cookie Booth
- Tabling for TAG day
- Thomas Sayre -Knowledge Park Public Lecture
- What is Socialism?
- Winthrop vs Radford
- Winthrop vs The Citadel
24- Gamma Beta Phi Chapter Meeting
- Miss Phi Beta Sigma Interest Meeting
- Open Mic Night
25- "I Ain't Got No Lunch"
- "Our History, Your History" Celebration
- Common Book Address with Dr Bob Best
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Symphonic Band and Winthrop Wind Symphony
- SAACS Girls Scouts Cookie Booth
- Spanish Club Tertulia club meeting
- Spinning for Sweets
- The End It Movement
26- Adidas Softball Tournament
- Attitudes and Skills for Student Affairs Career Success
- Business Model Competition Kickoff
- DSU Presents: Monday''s Mona Lisa
- Lean In : Uplifting Black Queens, One Crown at a time
- Special Event: The Spring Opera Production
- Winthrop Opera Theatre Production "Dialogue of the Carmelites"
- Winthrop vs Cincinnati
27- Adidas Softball Tournament
- Preview Day
- South Carolina Democratic Primary Watch Party
- Winthrop Opera Theatre Production "Dialogue of the Carmelites"
28- Adidas Softball Tournament
- Stateline Showdown 4
- Winthrop Opera Theatre Production "Dialogue of the Carmelites"
- Winthrop vs St. Francis
29- Collaborative Jewelry/Metals Exhibition
- Cozy by Kristin Smith Skees
- Voices by Cat Del Buono
- Why Black's Aren't Wanted
- Winthrop University Galleries - Artist Talk
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