A reaccreditation team from the Southern Association of
Colleges and Schools will review Winthrop's Global
Learning Initiative this spring. The five-year
plan will help prepare students for effective global
citizenship by integrating global learning across
the Touchstone Program, which are the general education
requirements for all students and provide a core
The SACS team will visit the campus April 4-6 and talk
with administrators, faculty, staff and students to see
how the initiative will be implemented.
Forum to Bring Clyburn and Mulvaney to Campus The John C. West Forum on Politics and Policy will inaugurate a new lecture series this spring by hosting two South Carolina members of Congress with very different perspectives on what is happening in Washington, D.C. On Feb. 23, U.S. Representative James E. Clyburn (D-6th District) the Assistant Democratic Leader of the House, will give remarks in the DiGiorgio Campus Center, beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Daniel Strokis' professors describe him as an eager and talented young composer who truly enjoys writing music. The Fort Mill native is among the first students in a newly forged music composition track in the bachelor of music degree started in fall 2008. Music faculty members Ron Parks and Mark Lewis hoped their composition students would make their presence known in the region. They did not anticipate that success would materialize so swiftly.
Winthrop's Alumni Association is committed to preserving
your Winthrop campus one tree at a time, and now you can
help. Over the next year, the Winthrop Alumni
Association will continue its shift to more online
communication in an effort to go green and be more
fiscally responsible. We will continue to use email
increasingly for many event invitations, the Winthrop
Update newsletter, the annual report and notes from
class chairs, for example. Please note that alumni and
donors will continue to receive some communication via mail.
"Once Upon a Mattress" Puts New Spin on Classic Fairy Tale
A deceitful queen, a cursed king, a royal courtship
derailed by countless schemes – "Once Upon a Mattress"
isn't quite the fairy tale so many theatregoers recall
from their childhoods. Produced by Winthrop's Department
of Theatre and Dance and the Department of Music, "Once
Upon a Mattress" is a sillier version of Hans Christian
Andersen's "The Princess and the Pea."
NCAA President Mark Emmert told nearly 300 people attending Winthrop's 125th Anniversary Celebration dinner on on Jan. 21 that intercollegiate athletics is all about providing talented and skilled student-athletes with the support to be successful in life.