- Acting President Debra Boyd received a special service award from the Winthrop Board of Trustees for her outstanding work over the last year.
- Associate Professor of Sociology Brad Tripp was recognized with the Faculty Student Life Award.
- Professor Gloria Jones earned the Mary Spann Richardson Award.
Winthrop University, "Winthrop Recognizes Employees for Service, Outstanding Work" (2015). Winthrop News 2015. 92.