Winthrop asked to change name of Tillman building

ROCK HILL, S.C. - Two former Winthrop University students are asking the school to rename Tillman Hall because it honors a U.S. senator and South Carolina governor who was a...


...secondIn Rock Hill, S.C., Georgia Regents finished second in the second annual Dean's Cup Invitational at Winthrop University.The Jaguars, who are the defending national champions, finished a stroke behind Colorado State in the two-day...

Legislators could explore debt forgiveness, increased pay as ways to keep SC teachers

...more likely they are to go back to that community to teach," said Jane Turner, director of CERRA, based at Winthrop University.Senators discussed boosting salaries for teachers in their first through 10th year of teaching, or paying teachers...

Sheheen calls for Confederate flag to come down

...but as the best state in America," Sheheen said.The candidate's announcement came the same day a poll from Winthrop University found about 44 percent of likely South Carolina voters supported Republican Gov. Nikki Haley's re-election...

Richmond educator among 3 Allendale superintendent finalists

...Educational Leadership from The Citadel; Masters of Arts in Education with emphasis on Special Education from South Carolina State University; Bachelor of Science in Education with an emphasis in Family and Consumer Science from Winthrop University

Lindsey Graham focuses on getting South Carolina voters to polls

...helped me all these years and saying, 'Thank you.' "Graham appears to be on his way to an easy victory. A Winthrop University poll earlier this month had 46 percent of likely voters supporting Graham, compared with 28 percent for Hutto...

Author writes children's book about her own circus ancestry

...praying?Griffin, who has a master's degree from Columbia International University and a bachelor's from Winthrop University, lost his sight in his late teens and "has been walking in faith and prayer with the Lord ever since."He has...

Senators consider how to attract, keep teachers in South Carolina

...classroom," said Jane Turner, the director of the Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention and Advancement at Winthrop University.South Carolina's colleges graduate about 2,000 education majors yearly ? enough to fill half of the 4...

Details emerge in Winthrop firing

ROCK HILL, S.C. - About a dozen employees say a fired president of Winthrop University yelled whenever she was angry and created a hostile work environment. University trustees used the statements when they fired...

Panel to study Winthrop president pay

...commission is slated to consider increasing the salary of Winthrop University interim president Debra Boyd.The school's provost took...year - $169,970 from the state and $130,000 from the Winthrop University Foundation.