- The Nov. 6, 2015, event was hosted by Winthrop and sponsored by MSNBC with the S.C. Democratic Party.
- The event, along with a midday visit by Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul as part of U.S. Sen. Tim Scott’s Town Hall tour, was a political extravaganza for the campus and the Rock Hill community.
Winthrop University, "Presidential Candidate Forum at Winthrop Wins Regional Special Events Award" (2017). Winthrop News 2017. 28.