2017-18Winthrop Scholarship Program
Student Scholarships Awarded $1,503,039
New Scholarships Awarded
Winthrop Fund Scholarships
$291,000 Student Scholars 648 14
College of Arts & Sciences
College of Business Administration
College of Education
College of Visual & Performing Arts
Active Named Scholarships
796 Cindy McDaniel Johnson
of $2,000 this fall to a junior majoring in elementary education. Johnson ’76, ’78 was a loved and respected elementary school teacher for 30 years in Rock Hill. Knowing the value his late wife put on education, Johnson’s husband, Ben ‘78, decided that her legacy would include a Winthrop endowed scholarship for aspiring teachers.
• Winthrop honored members of the D.B. Johnson Society in April at a special unveiling. Te D.B. Johnson Society recognition wall, located in the DiGiorgio Campus Center lobby, contains the names of the society’s current and eternal members. Tese supporters have made planned giving arrangements to benefit the university.
Thank you for your generous support of the Winthrop Scholarship Program and our students. For more information, please contact Evan Bohnen, vice president for university advancement, at 803/323-2275 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cid Carvalho and Dan Mahony
Cid Carvalho ’81, ’89, who completed his 33rd year as Winthrop’s tennis head coach, received the Mary Spann Richardson Award during the annual Faculty, Staff and Retirees Awards Ceremony.
Te award, established by siblings Rowland Alston, Bill LeNoir and Vickie LeNoir Saunders ’79 in memory of their mother, who was a member of the Class of 1943, is granted to a faculty or staff member who has provided Winthrop with positive visibility throughout South Carolina, the United States and the world.
Under Carvalho’s guidance the women’s tennis team won its 20th regular season and 20th conference championship and earned a trip to the NCAA Championship. Carvalho also was selected this season as Big South Conference Women’s Tennis Coach of the Year, the 10th time he has been honored with that recognition.
Regional Alumni Chapters: Atlanta Alumni Chapter Charlotte Alumni Chapter
D.C. Metro Alumni Chapter Kershaw Alumni Chapter
Triangle Alumni Chapter (Raleigh, North Carolina, area) Upstate South Carolina Alumni Chapter
Regional Young Alumni Councils: Charlotte, North Carolina Upstate South Carolina Washington, D.C.
Save the Date!
Save the date for 2018 Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, Nov. 16-17. Come back to campus for Homecoming on the Green, Alumni Reunion and Awards Luncheon, tailgate for the men’s and women’s basketball games, the NPHC Step Show and so much more. Te weekend begins with Homecoming on the Green, Friday, Nov. 16, from 5-8 p.m. on the Campus Green (formerly Peabody Field). Music, kid’s activities, food trucks, corn hole and photo opportunities are just a few activities in which you can participate. Tis family friendly event is open to all students, alumni, faculty and staff. View more details about Homecoming and Reunion Weekend.
15 News of Note:
• Te Cindy McDaniel Johnson Endowed Scholarship will provide an inaugural scholarship award
Carvalho Earns Richardson Award
Get Involved in Your Cities!
Regional alumni chapters and young alumni councils connect fellow alumni who live or work within defined geographic areas, and offer alumni a way to gather informally without special requirements or membership fees. Alumni chapters are led by chapter leaders who plan events that allow alumni to network and socialize. Young alumni councils focus on Graduates of the Last Decade (G.O.L.D.) and coordinate special activities for young alumni. For more information or to volunteer with your local chapter or young alumni council, please contact Lori Tuttle at 803/323-3049.