- Through Academy (ACAD) 101, all first-year students participated in “The Reading Tent Project”, a shared community service project aimed at improving childhood literacy.
- Under the banner of “The Reading Tent Project,” members of Winthrop’s freshman class spent seven weeks visiting local elementary schools and community centers, reading and donating books to local children.
Winthrop University, "Reading Tent Project Promoted Literacy in Rock Hill Schools and Community Centers" (2011). Winthrop News 2011. 199.