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2018 Senior Spotlights

Get a sneak peek at your future by exploring the meaningful lives and productive careers of recent Rollins grads.

As you picture yourself at Rollins, it’s only natural to begin looking even further into the future. In fact, you’re probably already pondering what your post-#RollinsLife will look like.

Maybe you’ll be working on artificial intelligence at Apple like Carmen Cheng ’18 or making cancer medicine more effective at Yale like Julian Grundler ’18. Perhaps you’ll be giving underprivileged kids the tools to write a better future like Sam Sadeh ’18 or making tomorrow greener by using technology to eliminate waste like Morgan Laner ’18.

At Rollins, our innovative liberal arts education equips you with the expertise to succeed as the world evolves so the possibilities are as limitless as your ambition.

Carmen Cheng ’18

Carmen Cheng ’18

Site Reliability Engineer, Apple
Majors: Computer Science and Critical Media & Cultural Studies

“At Rollins, I discovered that learning doesn’t have to be boring and passions don’t have to be compartmentalized. I’ve had the privilege to get this great education, and I want to use these tools to change things for the better.”
Read Carmen’s Story

Julian Grundler ’18

Julian Grundler ’18

PhD Candidate, Yale University
Major: Chemistry

“As a PhD student, you must effectively communicate your research to lab mates, collaborators, and professors. I learned these soft skills at Rollins, and I was given multiple opportunities to refine my oral and written presentation skills both in class and at national conferences.”
Read Julian’s Story

SJ Renfroe ’18

SJ Renfroe ’18

MA Candidate, Columbia University
Major: Anthropology

“I would never have been exposed to the kinds of issues I’ve studied had it not been for Rollins and its emphasis on global citizenship. Rollins goes beyond telling you to ‘do good in the world’ or ‘be a leader’—it shows you how to self-examine and look at how you can use the tools you learn to actually be useful and create meaningful change.”
Read SJ’s Story

Caleb Archuletta ’18

Caleb Archuletta ’18

Security Consultant, Concentric Advisors
Major: International Business

“I’ll always remember Rollins as a college that produces very happy graduates because people are pursuing what they love. Rollins has been a fantastic place to chase my dreams.”
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Alexandria Tomkunas ’18

Alexandria Tomkunas ’18

Elementary School Teacher, Teach For America
Major: Philosophy and Psychology

“Rollins really focuses on this idea of global citizenship. I don’t feel that I’m confined to working in the United States or keeping my knowledge constrained within the framework of the U.S. I’m able to think across borders and boundaries.”
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Sam Sadeh ’18

Sam Sadeh ’18

MA Candidate, Harvard University
Major: Computer Science

“Rollins helps you figure out what you really care about and gives you the tools and opportunities to make your mark in the world. My advisor, Dr. [Dan] Myers, wanted to know what I was interested in, what my future goals were, what I was passionate about and from that he found opportunities to help me get where I wanted to go.”
Watch Sam’s Story

Amanda Ames ’18

Amanda Ames ’18

PhD Candidate, University of Michigan
Major: Biochemistry/Molecular Biology

“I think I’d be a totally different person if I’d gone to another institution. I learned about global citizenship and using your strengths to maximize your impact on the world. The support and relationships you build at Rollins—you can’t get anywhere else.”
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Arden Baxter ’18

Arden Baxter ’18

PhD Candidate, Georgia Tech
Majors: Computer Science and Math

“These days it’s important to have critical-thinking and problem-solving skills. That’s what I got at Rollins. I learned skills that will help me in my career and help me learn about a new topic more easily. That’s something unique about Rollins—they focus on learning how to learn.”
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Morgan Laner ’18

Morgan Laner ’18

Program Operations EcoFellow, Center for EcoTechnology
Major: Environmental Studies

“What stood out about Rollins was the truly interdisciplinary aspect and international perspective. The fact that the environmental studies major actually requires you to do a field study to apply what you are learning to a real-world problem is unique.”
Read Morgan’s Story