- The speech will note Winthrop’s 125th anniversary as a higher education institution. Various activities are planned throughout the academic year.
- Convocation, traditionally held the day before classes begin, serves as an official welcome to new freshmen and their induction into the Winthrop community of learners.
Winthrop University, "History Faculty Member to Reflect on Winthrop's 125 Years During Convocation" (2010). Winthrop News 2010. 111.