- Winthrop is listed in the “Up-and-Coming Schools” category, which lists schools that have made “the most promising and innovative changes in academics, faculty, students, campus or facilities.”
- This is the 18th time the Rock Hill campus has received a mention in the prestigious newsmagazine.
Winthrop University, "Winthrop Touted as Up-and-Coming School in the South" (2009). Winthrop News 2009. 96.