- Winthrop will commemorate the 50th anniversary of integration with a variety of programming Oct. 6-12.
- The week’s theme, Fulfilling the Promise, allows the community to come together, remember, and reflect on the contributions of these brave women and the many other esteemed African Americans who helped pave the way for the access and diversity that today characterizes the Winthrop experience.
- Highlighting the week’s activities is the Oct. 11 Fulfilling the Promise Banquet and Recognition event where important “firsts” in the integration effort will be recognized, a new endowment will be announced, and a speaker will put this historic milestone into perspective.
Winthrop University, "50th Anniversary of Integration to be Commemorated Oct. 6-12" (2014). Winthrop News 2014. 164.