March 2011
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The "23rd Annual Undergraduate Juried Exhibition" is a collection of works by student-artists that covers a wide variety of disciplines, including drawing, painting, jewelry/metals, sculpture, photography, ceramics, printmaking, graphic and interior design and illustrations.

Steven Matijcio, curator for the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art in Winston-Salem, N.C., served as juror. The exhibition continues through March 25 in the Rutledge Gallery.
University News
Winthrop Poll: Mike Huckabee First Choice Among Probable GOP Primary Voters
The results of the latest Winthrop Poll, of 825 respondents in 11 Southern states, taken between Feb. 21 and Feb. 27 are in. The poll was conducted among those 18 years and older from 11 states. National and international media covered the results.
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies Formed to Support Current Offerings

Egyptian Professor Mohammed el-Nawawy from Queens Will Share Insights into His Native Country's Revolt
Mohammed el-Nawawy, an associate professor of communication and Knight-Crane Endowed Chair at Queens University in Charlotte, N.C., will give a lecture on April 8 on the Winthrop campus. El-Nawawy will speak at 2 p.m. in Owens Hall G01. During the recent uprising in Egypt, el-Nawawy provided context in the local and national media for what was happening in his native country..
Professor Noliwe Rooks to Discuss Book "White Money/Black Power" at 10th DPT Colloquium
Warren Wilson College Political Science Professor to Lecture March 24
My Winthrop Experience
LaKeisha Myers
Growing up in a military family meant plenty of travel opportunities for senior LaKeisha Myers. The sociology major spent three years living in Germany before settling in Columbia, S.C. During her time at Winthrop, Myers recognized a familiar feeling: the urge to travel. “Travel is in my blood. I decided that a study abroad experience would be the perfect way to continue my education while fulfilling my travel dreams,” said Myers.
Joseph Miller, alumni and adjunct professor of music

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Alumni Updates
Why Combine ARC and Homecoming?
The Office of Alumni Relations and the Winthrop Alumni Association Executive Board are excited about all the opportunities for student and alumni interaction that will occur during this blockbuster weekend in November.
Learning Compass Summer Camps Open to Children of Alumni
Limited Spaces Available for Alumni to Join the West Center
Development Gifts 
Prominent Alumna Cece Stewart Commits Leadership Gift
Cecelia “Cece” Stewart ’93 has committed $250,000 to Winthrop University. Half of this generous gift will create the Cecelia Stewart Endowed Scholarship, which will honor students who show academic promise and improvement over time. First preference for the scholarship will be given to business majors.
Legacy of Winthrop Alumnus Fred Hembree Honored by New Gift from the Carroll Family
Trustee Karl Folken's Gift to Winthrop Supports International Experiences for Students
Anonymous Rock Hill Couple Give $600,000 for Literacy Programs
Vernon and Ann Terry Softball Scholarship Announced

Art Events
Medal of Honor in the Arts Recognizes Five Recipients
The Medal of Honor in the Arts will celebrate the contributions of its founding president, two retired professors who contributed greatly to their fields of dance and design/silversmithing and a couple who devote themselves to music during a special evening on April 1. The 8 p.m. ceremony will take place in Johnson Hall.
Shakespeare Carolina Will Open Season in Charlotte, N.C., and Return to Winthrop This Summer
Controversial Play Highlights Importance of First Amendment

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