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The CARES Act and Caring for Others in a Time of Crisis

To provide much-needed relief from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the President signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act into law. Read More (pdf - 979.43 KB)


Where Passion, People and Purpose Unite

Winthrop continues to distinguish itself as a university of first choice, grounded in a student-centered education provided by a faculty committed to prepare students for successful and fulfilling lives. Individually and collectively, Winthrop University donors and philanthropists have an immediate impact upon the sustained quality of education provided to our students. Winthrop continues to receive national recognition, including its eighth-place ranking among Southern public universities by U.S. News & World Report, due in part to the private support of our donors.

To learn more about how you can make more of an impact, please contact University Advancement at 803/323-2275.

Thank you for your continued interest and philanthropic support of our students and their aspirations.

Day of Giving

Winthrop Leadership Society

Diamond Melendez ’15

My Winthrop Experience

Born in Bronx, New York and raised in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Diamond Melendez ’15 researched more than ten South Carolina colleges looking for the right fit.


Ida Stewart graphic

$1 Million Gift in Honor of Alumna, Retired Estée Lauder Exec
Ida Crawford Stewart Endowment for the Arts

Second Largest Gift to CVPA

Leonard A. Lauder, chairman emeritus of The Estée Lauder Companies, recently made a personal donation of $1 million to Winthrop University to honor retired Estée Lauder executive and Winthrop alumna Ida Crawford Stewart ’43.

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Rock Hill, South Carolina

Rock Hill, South Carolina
Winthrop's Hometown

Rock Hill, South Carolina

Winthrop is located in Rock Hill - a booming suburban city in South Carolina. There's so much to see and do - from unique local restaurants and shopping to a plethora of entertainment and recreation opportunities. Just 20 minutes north, you will find all the big city amenities of Charlotte, North Carolina.



    Last Updated: 4/7/21