News & Announcements

New in 2016

The Rollins College MAC program is excited to announce a new certificate program in College and University Counseling. 

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Program Newsletter

Learn more about your fellow students, faculty, and alumni in the latest editions of GSC Today.

Spring 2017
Spring 2016
Fall 2015
Spring 2015

Faculty Accomplishments

Spring 2016. Dr. Derrick Paladino is a current recipient of The Cornell Distinguished Faculty Award. This award was established by the Board of Trustees of Rollins College in honor of beloved alumnus and longtime trustee George D. Cornell ’35 ’85H. Each year, the award bestowed by the College Arts & Sciences, recognizes up to three outstanding faculty members who have achieved exceptional professional accomplishments in teaching, research, and service.

Spring 2016. Dr. Kathryn Norsworthy is a 2016 Fellow for the American Counseling Association for Specialists in Group Work.

October 2015 Dr. Valorie Thomas was featured in the cover story, Dealing with the Losses of Miscarriage and Infertility, in the October 2015 issue of Counseling Today.

October 2015 The Outlook Clinic celebrated 5 years of providing a lifesaving Mental Health Clinic for Orange County and awarded Rollins College a certificate of appreciation as a founding partner.

Student Accomplishments

May 2016. We are proud to recognize Dustin Baetz as the 2016 Outstanding Graduate for the Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program. While completing his master’s degree in the Graduate Counseling program, Dustin regularly distinguished himself through his community-based advocacy and social justice activities, his skillful clinical work, and through his academic performance.

November 2016. Jillian Blueford ’16 was the winner of the 2016 FMHCA Conference Scholarship. See the FMHCA newsletter at

Program Updates

2017 Program Outcomes Statement: In 2017, there were 30 graduates of Rollins College’s Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. Approximately 82% of admitted students graduate from the program in the expected time period (3-5 years). In 2016, 83% of alumni taking the Florida licensure exam passed. Of those graduates who actively sought jobs in the counseling field, 94% found in-field employment within 180 days of graduation.

Click here to view the 2015-16 GSC Annual Report

Click here to view the 2014-15 GSC Annual Report

Graduate Studies in Counseling
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