- Richard W. Riley College of Education has been awarded a U.S. Department of Education grant to focus on English language acquisition.
- The grant provides close to $550,000 in funding each year for five years, totaling nearly $3 million.
- Winthrop was one of only 49 institutions out of 337 applicants nationwide to receive the grant.
Winthrop University, "Winthrop Receives U.S. Department of Education Grant to Total Nearly $3 Million" (2016). Winthrop News 2016. 194.