Summer Component


Summer Component

Students will complete a six-week academic program taught by certified teachers in Orange, Seminole, and Osceola counties. Students are placed in classes that they've registered to take the following year at their High Schools. They are given a head start on the curriculum and are given the opportunity to benefit from the many resources at the Rollins College Campus.

Students will also participate in a residential component at the Rollins College Campus, in addition to the academic programming. There, student will be led by five residential advisors and seven tutors to facilitate them in tutoring, clubs, evening activities, and field trips. All meals, residency fees, tutoring and activity fees are paid for by the Upward Bound Program.

The 2014 Summer Component will be held from Sunday, June 15th 2014- Thursday, July 24th, 2014.  

The MANDATORY Summer Orientation and Social will be held on Saturday, May 31st 2014 from 10:00am-1:00pm in the Bush Science Center Auditorium.

If you have any concerns about not being able to attend the Summer Component, let us know ASAP by giving us a call at 407-646-2282.

2014 Summer Component RAs


Jessica Maner- Head RA

Fun fact: My hobby is reading

Graduated from Tuskegee University May 2013

Major/ Areas of Study: Political Science and English

During my freshmen year of college, I wish I would have gotten more involved on campus. 

Aislinn Betancourt
Fun fact: I've traveled to Colombia, Israel, Palestine, Australia, Netherlands, France, Germany, Poland, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and South Korea.

-School: Graduated with BA from Rollins in 2012, Currently enrolled in Masters of Social Work program at Boston College and will graduate in 2016
-Major/Area of Study: Religious Studies (BA), International Practice/Women's Rights (MSW)

During my freshman year at college, I wish I would have known...that Calculus I at 8am was a terrible, terrible idea.

Nikki Marks

Fun fact: Attended high school in Jamaica. 

Currently attending Rollins College; expected to Graduated May 2015 

Major/ Areas of Study: Biochemistry Major (Pre-Heath Track) 

During my freshman year of college, I wish I would have known the importance of seeking help during my professors' office hours and developing a good alliance with each. 


William Lipplett Jr

Fun Fact: I've never flown on an airplane.

Senior at University of Central Florida graduating in August

Major/Area of Study: Business Management Major

During my freshmen year in college, I wish I would've known how to prioritize the hours of my day. There is so much that can be done in 24 hours and I spent too many hours doing unproductive activities.


Eric Chandler

Fun Fact: I have 13 Siblings.

The University of Central Florida (GO KNIGHTS!)

Major/Areas of study: I graduate from the University of Central Florida with a B.S. in Sociology and a minor in Marketing.

 During my freshman year of college, I wish would have known..about all the resources my school has to offer.



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