Author: mleadenrollins-edu

Science students receive stipend to research cell trafficking, computer chemistry

April 19, 2018

Two science students, Catherine Deuchler ‘18, a Biochemistry and Molecular Bio major, and Papaa Kodzi ‘20, a Pre-Engineering major, will work alongside faculty this summer as a part of the Student-Faculty Collaborative Scholarship program. Rollins offers the program  every summer and it gives students the chance to learn from their professors, conduct publishable reserach, and […]

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Rollins marches in solidarity with Parkland survivors

March 29, 2018

Rollins students stood alongside, approximately 25,000 people in a march against gun violence  and in support of gun control at The March For Our Lives in Orlando. The march was led by a group of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students, family members, and alumni. It started on the outskirts of Lake Eola Park, and […]

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Diplomatic diversity at Rollins

February 15, 2018

Diversity and inclusion are ongoing focuses of Rollins and new initiatives are frequently being implemented to improve the experience of racial minority groups at Rollins. Joshua Colson ‘19 and Arianna Montrose ‘19 are two students healvily involved in an admissions program called Envoys, which aims to increase the enrollment and inclusion of minority students on […]

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Crummer students work with NASA-patented technology

February 8, 2018

Six Crummer students are investigating a NASA-patented technology that could help clean contaminated soil. MBA ‘18 students Ari Davis, Walker Haymaker, Liz Cvercko, Rubens Vianna, Valerie Camille, and Damien Adams are group members for a project in their “NASA Capstone” Crummer class. They first got the idea for the project when looking for ways to […]

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Discrimination to diversity: the history of black students at Rollins

February 1, 2018

In 1970, only 19 black students attended Rollins. Five years before that, there were none. For our first black students, having little on-campus social lives and experiencing racism and accusations of segregation was their reality. The history of our black students began in 1964, when John Mark Cox Jr. became the first black person to […]

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From Pixar to life skills: this year’s intercession

November 9, 2017

Students spend over three months working to earn roughly four credits in a class; why miss an opportunity to earn two credits in one week? From analyzing the storytelling of Pixar to answering life questions, this year’s Intersession schedule includes captivating classes that offer something for everyone. “[Pixar films]…What makes them work? What kicks them […]

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Developing gardens from destruction

November 9, 2017

In the wake of Hurricane Irma’s destruction, Ari Davis ’18 and Katie Wookey ’18, two Crummer MBA candidates, found a way to repurpose roadside wood into a raised vegetable garden. Davis and Wookey bike down Holt avenue every morning on their way to Rollins and would always notice the debris left over from the storm. […]

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History of Break-ins at the softball field

November 2, 2017

Members of the Rollins softball team and community have consistently fallen victim to vehicle break-ins since the team started practicing and playing at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in 2004. The Winter Park Police Department (WPPD) said 17 incidents of criminal activity have been reported in the parking lot over a five-year span. On Oct. […]

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Making homecoming great again

November 2, 2017

The Student Government Association (SGA) hosted Homecoming Week last week with the goal of progressing the events to be more oriented toward student-to-senate communication. This year’s line-up included FoxFest, Tar Tailgate, Jumangi on Mills Lawn, and Halloween Howl. SGA’s Public Relations chair, Doragnes Bradshaw ‘18HH explained that SGA’s goal was to have “as many activities […]

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Staff shakeups at Accessibility Services

October 5, 2017

For many, Grace was the first person they connected with at Rollins. Madelyn Wilson, 20 remembers, “I met her before I came to Rollins and she was one of my first impressions of Rollins.” Nicole Lindenberg, 20 shares the same sentiment, “I met her before I came to Rollins and meeting her and the other […]

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