- This year's keynote speaker is David Birdsey '84, a Foreign Service Officer with 20 years of government service, most recently in Afghanistan.
- Started in 1977, Winthrop's Model UN is the first program of its kind to combine participation of college and high school students.
Winthrop University, "High School Students Converge on Campus for Model United Nations" (2010). Winthrop News 2010. 38.