Rollins mourns the passing of its 12th President, Thaddeus Seymour

October 31, 2019

Rollins’ 12th president, Thaddeus “Thad” Seymour, passed away on Oct. 26 after becoming a devoted member of the Winter Park community and a pillar of Rollins College.  Following his twenty-plus years of teaching and presidency, the city of Winter Park recognized his remarkable impact and awarded him the key to the city.  Seymour was president […]

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Gallup poll shows high student well-being

October 31, 2019

Gallup, a management consulting company, conducted a poll that compared Rollins students to other US educational institutions. The poll showed that Rollins students rank higher in well-being and academic engagement compared to other institutions, and they are less likely to graduate with debt. The statistics for the study were taken from 2,000 undergraduates and graduates […]

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Women’s basketball sets high goals after winning first game of year

October 31, 2019

Written by: Julia Taylor With bleachers filled to the max, the Women’s Basketball team won their first exhibition game last Friday against Indian River State College. After the 86-65 solid win, Head Coach Glenn Wilkes Jr. is optimistic about the coming season.  “We are way ahead of where we were this time last year,” Wilkes […]

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Walk of Fame inducts first honoree since ’14

October 31, 2019

Rollins honored Pulitzer prize-winning author and Florida resident Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (1896-1953) by installing her stone in the Walk of Fame, the first stone to be added in five years. The Walk of Fame includes nearly 600 stones placed around Mills Lawn. It was originally established in 1929 by Hamilton Holt, Rollins’ eighth president. Each […]

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Marketplace reopens following delays

October 31, 2019

Students waited two extra months for the re-opening of the Marketplace, the main cafeteria on campus inside the Cornell Campus Center. The cafeteria, which was originally expected to be completely renovated in August, underwent a $3 million overhaul. Although Rollins is enduring other renovations with the Rollins Hall and Lakeside Residential Complex construction sites, administrators […]

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Women’s soccer fights for season record

October 31, 2019

Amid wet conditions and frustrating refereeing, the Women’s Soccer Team secured a 2-1 victory against Tampa University at Rollins’ Barker Family Stadium. Goals by Kathryn O’Brien (‘20) and Bailey Tran (‘23) propelled the Tars to their eighth conference win of the season, an unprecedented achievement in the history of the program. “We played really well […]

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