- Riley will address nearly 580 students who will receive their degrees during the 11 a.m. ceremony at Winthrop Coliseum and will be given an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree.
- Winthrop will hold its graduate commencement ceremony on May 5 to honor the nearly 150 graduate students who will receive their degrees.
Winthrop University, "Charleston Mayor to Address Winthrop Graduates" (2005). Winthrop News 2005. 115.