- The South Carolina Information Technology Directors Association named Winthrop University as the recipient of its 2014 Innovation Award.
- The award focuses on a Duplicate Record Mitigation system that Jonathan Thomas designed and implemented for use with the university’s Banner system, one of the most widely used enterprise resource planning systems in higher education.
Winthrop University, "Winthrop Awarded 2014 Innovation Award for Creation of Duplicate Records Software" (2014). Winthrop News 2014. 161.