Winthrop University: Cultural Events - Committee

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Cultural Events


When a student petitions for Cultural Event credit, it goes before the Cultural Events Committee for approval. The Cultural Events Committee consists of eight members. The committee is made up of six members of the Winthrop faculty appointed by the office of the Provost and Executive Vice-President for Academic Affairs and two student members selected by the Winthrop Council of Student Leaders. The Cultural Events Coordinator attends each meeting and serves in an ex-officio capacity. However, during the summer term or in the absence of the committee, the Cultural Events Coordinator has the authority to approve any petitions attended from the list of suggested off-campus events. The committee is responsible for approving on-campus Cultural Events, determining whether approved Cultural Events meet the criteria for Global Learning Cultural Events, and reviewing and deciding upon student Cultural Events petitions and portfolios. The committee meets bi-weekly throughout the semester, including one final meeting prior to Commencement. The submission deadlines and committee meeting dates for Spring 2020 can be found below:

[Note: All applications and petitions are due by 11:59 PM on the date of the submission deadline.]


Spring 2020

Submission Deadlines:

Committee Meeting Dates:

Friday, January 17th

Tuesday, January 21st

Friday, January 31st

Tuesday, February 4th

Friday, February 14th

Tuesday, February 18th

Friday, March 6th

Tuesday, March 10th

Friday, March 20th

Tuesday, March 24th

Friday, April 3rd

Tuesday, April 7th

Friday, April 17th

Tuesday, April 21st

Monday, May 4th

Thursday, May 7th



Last Updated: 3/19/20