Winthrop is a public, comprehensive university that is ranked 8th by U.S. News & World Report among Southern public universities and in the top 25 of public and private institutions in the region. Through an educational experience that blends liberal arts, professional programs, global awareness and civic engagement, Winthrop will help you develop the knowledge, skills, and values that will enrich your life and prepare you for all the future holds.Founded in 1886, Winthrop offers bachelor's and master's degrees through both on-campus and online programs. Our historic and scenic campus is located in Rock Hill, South Carolina, just 20 minutes south of Charlotte. Our traditions of national caliber academics, championship athletics, and student-centered achievements create a campus community that is known for its diversity, excellence, and family atmosphere.The Office of Recreational Services engages a diverse campus community by providing quality programs, services, and facilities to promote balanced, active lifestyles. The Office of Recreational Services, part of the Division of Student Affairs, offers recreation, fitness, and wellness opportunities through its various programs inclu...ding (but not limited to) Intramural Sports, Club Sports, and Group Fitness. Hundreds of program activities are conducted, to go along with the thousands of students, faculty and staff that come through the West Center doors for their personal workouts each academic year. Recreational Services is also one of the top employers on campus on a yearly basis. Recreational Services believes in setting students up for success for life after college, whether that is through their personal health and fitness regimen, job experiences or overall college experience.