- Everett Johnson, a McNair Scholar and dance performance major, was selected as one of 15 $50,000 national winners of the Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Arts Award for those with artistic or creative promise.
- Matt Horn, a soccer player and a biology major and chemistry minor, was selected as one of 51 $5,000 national winners of the Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship.
- From 1920-2000, six Winthrop chemistry graduates earned Ph.Ds. Since 2003, 14 chemistry graduates will have earned Ph.Ds. by the end of 2012.
Winthrop University, "Class of 2012 Fulfilling Their Dreams After Graduation" (2012). Winthrop News 2012. 69.