News & Features

From left: Virginia Breen and her daughter Elizabeth Bonker ’22

May 05, 2022

Raising Her Voice

Elizabeth Bonker ’22 long struggled to communicate with a world that didn’t always understand or accept her. Now, armed with her Rollins education, she’s starting a nonprofit to bring communication assistance to those affected by non-speaking autism.

May 18, 2022

Rollins Recognized as a Top College for Transfer Students

Phi Theta Kappa once again selects Rollins as a leader in transfer-student development and success.

Emily Curran

May 18, 2022

Curran ’22 Earns Fellowship from the National Science Foundation

After a superstar undergraduate career, Emily Curran ’22 will start her PhD program with an extra boost from one of the nation’s preeminent STEM fellowships.

May 12, 2022

My Rollins Gateway: A Study in Contrasts

From discovering the origins of centuries-old paint samples to curating exhibitions at the Rollins Museum of Art, the College provided Isaac Gorres ’21 the freedom to combine interests in art and science.

Thanks to You

On Rollins Giving Day, more than 1,500 Tars came together to raise more than $500,000 in essential aid for students. Missed Giving Day? No worries. You can help make an impact in the lives of our students and brighten every corner of campus any day through the Rollins Annual Fund.

Transformational Gifts

Alumni News

March 23, 2022

7 Tars Among Orlando’s 40 Under 40 Honorees

For their community leadership and professional contributions, seven Rollins alumni have been recognized by the Orlando Business Journal in its annual 40 Under 40 Awards.

February 08, 2022

In Memory: Fred Hicks ’79MSCJ ’80H

Rollins bids farewell to the distinguished historian and former president who left an indelible mark on the College, most notably in the arts.

Fred Hicks ’79MSCJ ’80H

May 11, 2022

Heart, Courage, and Wisdom: Marybelle Doe’s 2022 Commencement Address

Marybelle Doe ’21, the Hamilton Holt School’s 2022 outstanding graduating senior and one of the first graduates of Rollins’ Pathway to Teaching Program, relates her journey to discover wisdom.

A graphic announcing the Annie Russell Theatre's 90th season featuring A Doll's House pt. 2,Water by the Spoonful, As You Like It, and Into the Woods

May 10, 2022

Annie Russell Theatre Celebrates 90th Season

Celebrating 90 years of performance and theater education, the Annie announces its 2022-23 season with a showstopper lineup.

May 09, 2022

Be the Light: Elizabeth Bonker’s 2022 Commencement Address

Rollins College valedictorian Elizabeth Bonker ’22, who is affected by non-speaking autism and communicates solely by typing, urges her fellow graduates to use their voices, serve others, and see the value in everyone they meet.