September 2010
Archived Issues
Students helped an elementary-aged student make crafts  as part of the Common Book Service Project on Aug. 28.

The Center for Career & Civic Engagement, along with staff from The Home Depot, hosted the event to remind students of the common book, "Make the Impossible Possible." Author Bill Strickland will speak on campus about his dreams and the path to finding a passion on Oct. 7 in Byrnes Auditorium.

University News
Federal and State Grants Boost Public Service Outreach
Winthrop faculty and staff are off to a solid start in winning state and federal grant support this academic year, after having logged one of their most successful years ever in 2009-10. Winthrop brought in $16.6 million in grants in 2009-10, as well as another $9.5 million in July and August.
Medieval Studies Minor Available in Fall 2010
New Garnet & Gold Book Released

Upcoming Events
Family Weekend Set for Oct. 1-2
Participants at Winthrop’s upcoming Family Weekend on Oct. 1-2 can compete against each other in order to win prizes. More than 200 families are expected to visit their students during this fourth annual event.
Alumna to Address Youth Voting Behaviors at Constitution Day 2010

My Winthrop Experience
Richardson Scholarship Recipient Recognized During Convocation
The first recipient of the Rosalind Sallenger Richardson Senior Scholarship is Beyanca Vinson, a senior from Fort Mill, S.C., majoring in marketing.
Ann Lutzenkirchen, junior broadcast major

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Arts Happenings
Department of Music to Host Concert Marking Faculty Member's 50th Birthday
To commemorate the 50th birthday of composer and Winthrop faculty member Ron Parks, the Department of Music will present a special concert event on Sept. 19.
Winthrop Galleries Starts Year with Lewandowski Exhibitions
Theatre Season Opens with "The Yellow Boat"

Alumni/Development Activities
Fall Phonathon Under Way in September
The Phonathon started Sept. 7. This campaign depends on raising money for the Winthrop Fund, which provides support for key priorities, such as student scholarships and faculty awards.
Limited Spaces Available for Alumni to Join the West Center
Basketball Ticket Package for Young Alumni

Athletics
Men's and Women's Cross Country Team Finish Second at WCU Catamount Invitational
Winthrop opened its 2010 cross country campaign with strong performances by both the men's and women's teams at the Western Carolina Invitational on Sept. 3. Both teams claimed runner-up finishes.
Winthrop Teams, Pi Kappa Alpha Exceed Goal of $20,000 for American Cancer Society

2010 Family Weekend

Preview Day
125th Eddie Lee audio speech
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