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2013 Homecoming and Alumni Reunion Set for Nov. 8-10

Fall has arrived on Winthrop's campus, and that means one thing – the start of Winthrop’s annual Homecoming and Alumni Reunion is near.

This year’s Homecoming and Alumni Reunion, set for Nov. 8-10, will offer a full docket of events that promises a time of fun and nostalgia for Winthrop alumni of all classes and their families. Visit http://www.winthropalumni.com/homecoming to view the full schedule of events for 2013.

The "Golden Girls" of this year's Homecoming, the Class of 1963, will celebrate their milestone 50th reunion Nov. 8 with a special dinner in McBryde Hall.

Check out a snapshot of Homecoming and Alumni Reunion events to look for next weekend:

  • Campus Trolley Tours: Depart from Tillman Hall, Nov. 8, 1-5 p.m., and Saturday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Alumni Happy Hour: Nov. 8, 7:30-9 p.m., McElveen Rotunda, DiGiorgio Campus Center (pre-registration required)
  • Homecoming Party: Nov. 8, 9 p.m., Richardson Ballroom, DiGiorgio Campus Center
  • Alumni Awards Ceremony and Luncheon: Nov. 9, 11 a.m., McBryde Hall's Batten Dining Room (pre-registration required)
  • Tailgating: Nov. 9, noon-4 p.m., south lawn of Winthrop Coliseum; cookout at 12:30 p.m.
  • Men’s Basketball vs. Roanoke College: Nov. 9, 4 p.m., Winthrop Coliseum; call 803/323-2345 for tickets
All of the scheduled Homecoming and Alumni Reunion events showcase what makes Winthrop special to so many alumni. However, one of these events stands out as a highlight of the weekend because of its focus on Winthrop alumni and their individual professional and personal successes. The Alumni Awards Ceremony, always a popular event, will be held at Nov. 9 at 11 a.m. in McBryde Hall’s Batten Dining Room. Pre-register for this event and mingle with fellow alumni as they receive highest alumni honors:
For more information about the 2013 Homecoming & Alumni Reunion, contact the Morgan-Holcombe Alumni Center at 803/323-2145 or wualumni@winthrop.edu.

Posted 10/31/2013