November 2010
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President Anthony DiGiorgio and wife, Gale, (center front) posed with freshmen gathered on the Byrnes lawn for a keepsake photograph for the university's 125th year.

New students received a commemorative shirt to kick off the anniversary year and wore them at Convocation and other events.
Activities to celebrate the 125th continue throughout the academic year, including the Athletics Hall of Fame banquet remembering "Teams of Distinction" and the Medal of Honor in the Arts ceremony in the spring.
University News
Winthrop's Magnolia Tree Selected as 2010 Heritage Tree
The magnolia has stood as an idyllic icon in front of Tillman Hall for decades. Although its exact age cannot be determined, the tree appears on aerial photos from the mid-1910s. The  magnolia attracts considerable attention during the holidays when it serves as a Christmas tree.
Website Takes Galleries' Lewandowski Exhibition into Local K-12 Classrooms
New Professorship from Floyd Family to Facilitate Leadership Development

Upcoming Events
International Education Week Events Begin Nov. 15
The International Center has several activities planned to celebrate International Education Week Nov. 15-19. One key event was the Nov. 16 Global Learning Games, the first event planned to kick off Winthrop’s Global Learning Initiative, said Dante Pelzer, chair of the publicity committee.
Theatre Students Test Directing, Staging Skills During Fall One-Act Festival
Dec. 3 Holiday Pottery Sale to Feature Former Student as Visiting Artist

My Winthrop Experience
Zach Curry
As one of the youngest students attending the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Oncology Education program, Zach Curry worked hard to prove he could handle the program’s intensity. He spent two months at the Memphis, Tenn., hospital last summer on a structural biology research project with his mentor, Jie Zheng.
Meredith Kramer, winner of Simplicity Pattern contest

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Alumni Activities
Free WU Holiday Print to 2010 Recurring Gift Donors
New donors who sign up to make a recurring gift – a gift which automatically draws from your checking account, debit, or credit card each month – will receive a holiday print of Winthrop once they make their gift – good through January 31, 2011. Recurring gifts help Winthrop to count on your support and can also make the process of giving hassle-free and easy to plan for donors.
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It's Easy to Update Your Records Online
Check Out Homecoming Pics on Facebook and Be Sure to Send in Your Own Photos, Too

Faculty Activities
Broadcast Faculty Member Recognized for Contributions
Haney Howell, an associate professor of mass communication, will receive the S.C. Broadcasters Association’s Honorary Lifetime Membership Award early next year. He was surprised with the news during an Oct. 21 broadcast at WRHI studios and will formally receive the award at the association conference on Jan. 13.
Associate Professor's Art on Display at Columbia's 701 Center for Contemporary Art
One-Room Schoolhouse Scholar Mark Dewalt Appears in Documentary

Latest Videos
Check Out This Time-lapse Video of the DIGs
In less than a minute, this video covers the entire construction of the new DiGiorgio Campus Center.  Look for snowfall, beautiful clouds and industrious work crews who spent almost two years on the center.
CanStruction Winners Posted from Make a Difference Weekend

Women's Lacrosse Team to Be Fielded by 2012
Winthrop University Board of Trustee members voted Nov. 5 to add a women’s lacrosse team to its Division I program. A new coach would be hired next spring and a team assembled to play by spring 2012, according to Tom Hickman, athletics director.
Spencer Smith Named Coach of the Year; Women's Soccer Collects Six All-Conference Awards

First Look Friday
125th Eddie Lee audio speech
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