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Winthrop’s Withers Building turns 100

Winthrop’s Withers Building, home of the Richard W. Riley College of Education at Winthrop University and the Winthrop Training School, marks its 100th birthday this year. A celebration to commemorate this milestone will be held on Saturday, Nov. 10 in the Withers Building from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Winthrop Training School attendees and graduates, […]

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PMC earns three-year accreditation for Cancer programs

Rock Hill’s Piedmont Medical Center has earned a three-year accreditation for its cancer program. The Commission on Cancer gave Piedmont the accreditation following an on-site evaluation by a physician surveyor during which the facility demonstrates a Commendation level of compliance with one or more standards that represent the full scope of the cancer program: cancer committee […]

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Winthrop among Princeton Reviews ‘Best in the Southeast’

Rock Hill’s Winthrop University once again finds itself in the rankings of more than 100 colleges and universities across the country. The Princeton Review has named Winthrop University among the “Best in the Southeast” due to criteria based on student surveys, academics, admissions selectivity, financial aid, fire safety, quality of life and sustainability. It is […]

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Winthrop looking into ‘active adult’ learning community

Traditional young adults may soon no longer be the only students residing on the Winthrop University campus. Winthrop and the City of Rock Hill are spearheading an effort to develop a new concept — a residential learning community for active seniors over the age of 55. Both the city and Winthrop are now working on […]

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LaFave named Clover’s Teacher of the Year

Nick LaFave, a National Board Certified environmental science teacher at Clover High School, was named the Clover School District’s 2012-2013 Teacher of the Year during Wednesday’s opening convocation at the Clover School District Auditorium. Entering his 16th year in education and fifth at Clover High School, LaFave had a summer unlike many of his peers. Through […]

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Winthrop unveils Convocation activities, opening schedule

Winthrop University’s 2012-2013 academic year is just around the corner with Convocation, Welcome Week and the annual community picnic next week. University officials released a schedule of events for the school’s first few days, with many events open to the public. Wednesday, Aug. 15 – President Anthony DiGiorgio’s opening address, 9:30 a.m. McBryde Hall. This […]

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Comporium launches NFL RedZone on Digital Network

Rock Hill-based Comporium Communications says that its digital video customers will be able to access NFL RedZone, which is National Football League Network’s premium channel that takes fans from game to game to see the most exciting plays as they happen. NFL RedZone delivers all of the touchdowns and exciting moments when a team enters […]

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