You Can Come Home
Again – Homecoming Slated for Winthrop alumni
and friends can mark their calendars for Feb. 27 and 28, in
anticipation of the 2004 Homecoming celebration.
Homecoming kicks off on Friday, Feb. 27, with Eaglemania 2004, an
outdoor festival of food, music and fun. This new campus event will be
held at Peabody Field from 5-11 p.m. and will feature a bonfire and
professional musicians Rudy Currence and Dezeray’s Hammer, as well as
various Winthrop student performers. Free food and non-alcoholic
drinks will be served; beer may
purchased with proper ID. Sponsored by Winthrop’s Council of Student
Leaders, Dinkins Student Union and Resident Student Association, this
event promises to provide a spirited start to a fabulous weekend.
All Roads Lead to
Greece, Spring Arts Offerings at Winthrop University
By the time the Summer Olympics games
roll around in Athens, the Winthrop community will have a much greater
appreciation for all things Greek.
The College of Visual and Performing Arts will spend much of the
spring deepening the knowledge of the people, events and places that
underscore the importance of Greek culture in Western and global
civilization. The college will collaborate with area cultural agencies
to present Pathways to Greek Culture, a series of lectures, readings,
performances and programs for all ages.
First Inductees to
Winthrop Athletics Hall of Fame Announced
On Feb. 27, a ceremonial dinner is
planned to honor six individuals who will be inducted into Winthrop’s
first Athletics Hall of Fame class.
Selected from among the nominations submitted this past year, the
inductees include three former Winthrop athletes, two coaches and one
“We are looking forward to this
special event in the history of the university and its athletics
program,” said Winthrop Athletics Director Tom Hickman. “We believe
the time has come to honor the outstanding individuals who have left
their mark on Winthrop’s athletics program, and to recognize the
pioneers and leaders who have helped direct the successful evolution
of Winthrop athletics from its years as an all-female school, to a
quality NCAA Division I coeducational program,” Hickman added.
Take That Call!
Phonathon Set for Jan. 25-March 7
The pleasant voice on the other end of
the telephone in the next few weeks may be a Winthrop student calling
for scholarship help.
Select students will call an estimated
38,000 alumni and 5,000 parents between 6 and 9 p.m. Sunday through
Thursday nights from Jan. 25-March 7. Sixty-eight students have
trained for the Winthrop Loyalty Fund phonathon, which will be based
in Tillman Hall. The callers are freshmen through seniors and one
graduate student. Many of the callers are currently attending Winthrop
because of scholarship support