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Provost Singer sets sights on new goals

Hailing from the much colder state of Minnesota, our new Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Dr. Susan Singer, has been adjusting to the sunshine-filled Rollins life throughout this past semester.  Having sponsored several several “Conversation with the Provost” [...]

December 1, 2016 Campus, Spotlights, Staff

New English faculty welcomed with reading

On Tuesday Nov. 1, the Rollins English Department officially welcomed four faculty members to their new positions by hosting a reading of their selected works. Vidhu Aggarwal, Associate Professor of English, gladly received them in the Faculty Club as hard-working [...]

November 10, 2016 Campus, Spotlights, Staff

Professor Li Wei on student rebellion in China

What do ping pong, Mozart, and rebellion all have in common? The answer is Rollins College’s own Professor Li Wei. As a freshman, I am lucky enough to have wound up in Mr. Wei’s RCC class “How Ancient Chinese Thought [...]

September 11, 2015 Campus, Spotlights, Staff

Ed Bustos dedicates life to foreign students

It is lunch time at Rollins College. The cafeteria is crowded and buzzing with the sound of casual chatter. But in an attached conference room, several people are working and discussing the lives of current and future international students. In [...]

March 12, 2015 Campus, Features, Spotlights, Staff

New Vice President of Student Affairs Finds Rollins

“I wasn’t looking for Rollins… I wasn’t looking for anything really.” Dr. Mamta Accapadi, the new Vice President of Student Affairs, has a very similar back-story to many students who apply to Rollins. Accapadi was comfortable at large schools; before [...]

January 23, 2014 Campus, Features, Spotlights, Staff

Rollins Could Use More like Moore

Rollins Professor Dr. Thomas Moore was recently named Florida’s 2013 U.S. Professor of the Year, and his students understand why. Recently, Rollins College was ranked number 8 on due to the superior quality of its faculty. Now Dr. Thomas [...]

December 5, 2013 Campus, Features, Spotlights, Staff

Faces of Rollins: Chris Howe

The Internet, like many other great technological advancements, has become such an influential aspect of life that it is difficult to imagine a world without it. This is particularly interesting given that 17 years ago, many of us did not [...]

September 22, 2011 Campus, Features, Spotlights, Staff

Spotlight: Dr. David Charles

Name: David Charles Occupation: Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance; Associate Assistant Director at SAK Comedy lab and Artistic Director of Rollins Improv Players Hometown: Dunedin, New Zealand, but I have now spent more than half of my life in [...]

April 21, 2011 Campus, Features, Spotlights, Staff

Staff Profile: Doc Gallup

Name: Doc Gallup Occupation: Post Office Manager Where are you from? Hydesville, Calif. It is a very rural part of California, right by the Pacific Ocean. I owned a beef ranch. How long have you worked in the postal service? [...]

April 8, 2011 Campus, Features, Spotlights, Staff

Staff Profile: Duane Stone

Name: Charles Duane Stone Occupation: Commercial locksmith Home Town: Oakridge, Tenn., but I have been in Florida now [for] 47 years. I grew up [in a] military [family], so I’ve traveled all over the United States. How long have you [...]

March 24, 2011 Campus, Features, Spotlights, Staff