- Winthrop named the seating area near Kinard Hall the Leitner Wall after the Leitner family as a way to thank them for their many construction contributions.
- The wall already has inscribed on it five words that capture the aspirations of the Winthrop community – service, excellence, diversity, community and leadership.
Winthrop University, "Leitner Wall Honors Family's Contributions" (2005). Winthrop News 2005. 179.