- A member of the Winthrop classes of 1963 and 1969, Boland spoke proudly that the Rock Hill schools and Winthrop shaped her and made her the dedicated faculty member she became.
- Her department chair, Pat Owens, said that Boland was a very special person who loved Winthrop and loved geology.
Winthrop University, "Beloved Geology Professor Passed Away This Week" (2016). Winthrop News 2016. 3.