- President Dan Mahony will present Matthews with the 2016 James Pinckney Kinard and Lee Wicker Kinard Award for Excellence in Teaching during the 11 a.m. ceremony at the Winthrop Coliseum.
- The Kinard Award is given annually to a faculty member who has demonstrated a dedication to teaching and is highly regarded on campus by faculty and students.
Winthrop University, "Kinard Teaching Award Given to Management Faculty Member Michael Matthews" (2016). Winthrop News 2016. 221.