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The Alumni Association now offers an easy and convenient way to read and submit class notes and milestones online to share with former classmates. Online class notes supplement alumni news in the Winthrop Magazine and offer a more convenient way to submit updates and can include recent photos to enhance your alumni news. Submissions may be included in future editions of the Winthrop Update or Winthrop Magazine.
Todd J. Goff ’05 recently was selected as a Social Studies Teacher of Distinction by the South Carolina Council for Social Studies. Goff teaches sixth-grade social studies at Clover Middle School. He and wife Elizabeth Baynard Goff ’04 live in Clover.
Irmo, S.C., resident Larry Holloman ’91 recently attained National Board Certification and was named 2010-11 Teacher of the Year for Irmo High School.
Sam Howie ’88 has published a collection of short stories, "Rapture Practice," with Main Street Rag Press. His short fiction and essays have appeared in numerous periodicals including Shenandoah; Fiction International; Southern Humanities Review; and The Writer's Chronicle. He currently teaches and directs the Young Writers Summer Workshop at Converse College. Howie resides in Spartanburg, S.C.
Ashland, Ohio, resident Judy A. Alston ’87 recently was promoted to full professor at Ashland University. Alston serves as the director of the doctoral program in leadership studies and is the first African-American woman to be promoted to full professor in the university’s history.
Arlene Bridges Samuels ’68 of Atlanta, Ga., serves as the Southeast region outreach director for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.
Ruth Robinson Whitlaw ’35 of North Augusta, S.C., was honored with a surprise drop-in on the occasion of her 96th birthday, reported her daughter, Lois Whitlaw Morgan '70.
To read more class notes or share your latest accomplishments, visit the Class Notes page today. If you are not a member of the alumni online community, request your constituent I.D. Please note that you must register as an alum on the new online community in order to view class notes. It takes about 10 minutes to register the first time.
4/9-4/11 - Alpha Phi Alpha Reunion - 30th Anniversary
4/9-4/11 - Theatre and Dance: Spring One-Act Festival, Johnson Studio Theatre
4/12 - Ninth Annual Dorothy Perry Thompson Colloquium, Plowden Auditorium
4/15-4/24 - Come-See-Me Festival, downtown Rock Hill
4/16-4/18 - Theatre and Dance: Student Choreography Showcase, Johnson Theatre
4/16-4/18 - 2010 Black Alumni Council Reunion of Friends II
5/6 - Graduate Commencement, Winthrop Coliseum
5/8 - Undergraduate Commencement, Winthrop Coliseum
5/14-5/15 - Alumni Reunion Celebration, Tillman Hall check-in
5/17-6/18 - Winthrop Galleries: “The Art and Artifacts of Edmund Lewandowski,” Rutledge Gallery