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College of Arts & Sciences

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Kedrowski, KarenWelcome to the College of Arts & Sciences at Winthrop University. The College is home to 14 departments, which offer graduate and undergraduate degrees across the Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. In addition, the College provides courses that provide the liberal arts foundation to all undergraduate programs on campus.

The College of Arts & Sciences boasts a wide array of highly-qualified faculty members who are dedicated to student intellectual development. Students in departments across the College participate in undergraduate research, enhance their learning through travel and study abroad, engage in interdisciplinary study, develop work skills through internships and service learning, pursue graduate study, and more.

This web site is your window to the College of Arts & Sciences and its exciting programs and opportunities. Please take some time to explore the resources here and learn about our diverse faculty and programs. I’m sure the College of Arts & Sciences has something to offer everyone.


Karen M. Kedrowski, Ph.D.

Tour of the College

Brief introduction to the college and its departments (pdf, 1MB)

News & Announcements

Winthrop recognizes employees for service, outstanding work (04/28/2015)
The following CAS faculty and staff retired this year:
     Bill Click, mass communication
     Susan Hyatt, sociology & anthropology
     Peter Phillips, biology
     Marilyn Sarow, mass communication
The following CAS faculty and staff reached a state service milestone:
     Leigh Armistead, psychology, 10 years
     Cassie Bell, biology, 10 years
     Christian Grattan, chemistry, physics, & geology, 10 years
     Marilyn Montgomery, English, 10 years
     Mark Nortz, mass communication, 10 years
     Merry Sleigh-Ritzer, psychology, 10 years
     Bonnye Stuart, mass communication, 10 years
     Takita Sumter, chemistry, physics, & geology, 10 years
     Iris Coleman, mathematics, 20 years
     Dwight Dimaculangan, biology, 20 years
     Karen Kedrowski, CAS, 20 years
     Jo Koster, English, 20 years
     Eddie Lee, history, 20 years
     Judy Thomas, human nutrition, 20 years
     Jason Silverman, history, 30 years 
In addition, Dr. Brad Tripp, associate professor of sociology, received the Faculty Student Life Award, and the following CAS faculty received presidential citations for service to the university:
     Eric Birgbauer, biology
     Beth Costner, CAS
     Heather Evans-Anderson, biology
     Jessie Hamm, mathematics


Professor Stephen Smith Will Collaborate on Research Team to Study School Segregation and Integration (07/29/2015)

Professor Dustin Hoffman Gives the Working Class 'A Voice' in New Award-Winning Book (07/15/2015)

Winthrop Class Visited Cuba This Summer As Countries Work to Rebuild Relationship (07/14/2015)

Human Nutrition and Social Work Graduate Programs Ranked on National Lists (06/24/2015)

Winthrop Formalizes Faculty/Student Exchange With University of Porto (06/23/2015)

S.C. Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame Moves to Winthrop (05/19/2015)

Professor Lee Honored For His Contributions to Preserve S.C. History (05/07/2015)

Psychology Professor Merry Sleigh Recognized by S.C. Association (05/01/2015)

Student Life Awards highlight active year for Winthrop student body (04/27/2015)

Winthrop alumna Destinee Johnson '14 receives KSTF fellowship (04/23/2015)

Winthrop Poll: Walker and Bush early leaders among SC GOP likely voters (04/15/2015)

Mediterranean diet class eats well in America and soon in France and Italy (04/13/2015)

Winthrop alumna Hannah Swan '14 receives NSF graduate research fellowship (04/10/2015)

History professor will join in President Lincoln's Cottage celebration (04/07/2015)

Faculty Conference election results in John Bird's re-election (04/01/2015)

Nation's Ford High School team wins Winthrop Cup at Model United Nations (03/27/2015)

Math faculty member selected for regional association's beginning teacher award (03/25/2015)

High schools from the Carolinas arrive March 25 for Model United Nations (03/20/2015)

Chemistry major Michala Tesney explores crystallography research at St. Jude (03/18/2015)

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