- Commencement Committee Chair Tim Drueke said the number of May undergraduates and the number of family and friends who attend has increased in size over the years and was at capacity at the Winthrop Coliseum, which can hold 6,000+ people.
- There will now be a morning ceremony at 10 a.m. May 7 for the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Visual and Performing Arts. There will be an afternoon ceremony at 3 p.m. for the College of Business Administration and the Richard W. Riley College of Education.
Winthrop University, "Commencement Plans for Two Undergraduate Ceremonies Announced" (2016). Winthrop News 2016. 54.