College of Liberal Arts

May 27, 2021

50 Reasons Tars Love Orlando

As Yelp’s Orlando Senior Community and Marketing Director and a Tar twice over, I’m constantly asked to divulge my favorite things about Winter Park and Orlando. I could write a novel on the subject, but let’s keep it short and sweet—my list of 50 things right in our backyard that will make you fall head over heels for Rollins’ hometown, just like I did.

Rendering of Lakeside Neighborhood's pool.

October 24, 2019

7 Must-See Lakeside Neighborhood Community Features

Get a preview of the various ways the new Lakeside Neighborhood will focus on wellness and build community at Rollins.

Student pets a horse on an Immersion experience in the Everglades.

October 20, 2020

A Rollins Year in Photos

From the opening of the new Kathleen W. Rollins Hall to the creation of on-the-fly virtual learning environments, the 2019-20 academic year was a testament to the ways Rollins delivers on its mission and always rises to the challenges before us.

A grid of images depicting Rollins’ adaptations to classrooms and learning methods during the pandemic.

January 13, 2021

Rollins Reimagined

To deliver our signature brand of liberal arts education both safely and successfully, Rollins has been hard at work repurposing spaces and redefining collaboration.

Students participate in service work at a farm only 40 minutes from campus.

November 30, 2020

7 Ways Rollins is Building Community from a Distance

Tars are coming together safely in reimagined spaces and real-world settings to make a lasting social impact in our community.

Sydney Brown ’20 walks across campus with a mask on during the COVID pandemic.

September 22, 2020

Rollins Reimagined: A Student’s Guide to Fall 2020

Rollins is redefining social engagement as college life embraces a breadth of creative, low-risk ways to connect with each other on America’s most beautiful campus.

January 10, 2018

Rollins Appoints New Vice President for Business and Finance

Edward Kania joins Rollins as the next vice president for business and finance starting July 1.

April 09, 2019

Elalaoui ’21 Earns Cultural Vistas Fellowship

Nuh Elalaoui ’21 has earned a Cultural Vistas Fellowship, a competitive program designed for underrepresented students interested in global affairs.

Troy Thomason ’02 ’04MA

June 13, 2018

Thomason ’02 ’04MA Promoted to Chief Information Officer

Alumnus Troy Thomason takes the helm as chief information officer after 15 years of serving Rollins in multiple information-technology roles.

Rollins commencement walk in front of Knowles Memorial Chapel.

March 17, 2021

Rollins Announces New Accelerated Graduate Degree Programs

Through Rollins’ Hamilton Holt School’s new accelerated graduate degree programs, students have the opportunity to earn a master’s degree alongside a bachelor’s, allowing them to save time and money while jump-starting their careers.

Social distancing on Mills Lawn during COVID-19 pandemic.

December 02, 2020

14 Ways to Stay Social While Social Distancing

Whether you’re watching a movie under the stars on Mills Lawn or paddleboarding with a friend under the sun, Rollins offers creative opportunities to socialize safely during the pandemic.

Gabbie Buendia ’19 receives her diploma at Rollins College's commencement ceremony.

April 03, 2020

Finish in Four: Rollins’ New Four-Year Graduation Guarantee

A new Rollins program guarantees students the guidance and access to courses they need to complete a bachelor’s degree in four years.

Andrea Massey-Farrell ’98, Akmal Ali ’03, Margaret Linnane ’76 ’96MBA, and Ryo Hasegawa ’19.

November 05, 2021

Rollins Names 2022 Alumni Award Winners

Meet the recipients of the 2022 Fred Rogers Global Citizenship Award, Distinguished Alumni Award, Recent Alumni Achievement Award, and Alumni Service Award.

Collage of the 5 valedictorians named in 2019.

May 08, 2019

Top of the Class

Rollins’ five 2019 valedictorians reflect on favorite memories, share secrets to success, and look forward to what’s next.

August 09, 2021

Rollins Awarded Phi Beta Kappa Chapter

Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s most prestigious academic honor society, voted to establish a chapter at Rollins College.

March 28, 2017

Rollins Appoints New Dean of Admission

Zaire McCoy has been named dean of admission and associate vice president for enrollment. She will join the College June 20.

June 27, 2019

Perennial Progress

The newly launched Endeavor Center is helping Rollins build on its reputation as one of America’s best undergraduate teaching programs.

The sun rising through an archway on the Rollins Campus.

August 03, 2015

Rollins College Named the Most Beautiful Campus

The Princeton Review recently ranked Rollins College as the No. 1 Most Beautiful Campus in the nation.

Nancy Chick

August 06, 2018

Rollins Welcomes New Endeavor Faculty Development Director

Nancy Chick joins Rollins as the new director for the Endeavor Foundation Center for Faculty Development.

April 16, 2018

The World’s Most Relatable Professor

From first-year students to fraternity brothers, English professor Jana Mathews shares something in common with just about everyone on campus.

April 25, 2019

Rollins Announces 2019 Commencement Speakers

Robiaun Rogers Charles ’94, Ben Brotemarkle ’93 ’97MLS, and Roseann Harrington ’90MBA will address graduates at this year’s commencement ceremonies.

A grid of photos taken throughout the year showing the range of activities and courses Rollins offered in 2021.

August 13, 2021

A Rollins Year in Photos

As we welcome the start of a new semester, let’s reflect on the myriad ways Tars across the globe rallied this past year in the face of adversity, living out the ideals and values of our mission at every turn.

Rollins students jumping with excitement during confetti congratulations

August 13, 2019

A Rollins Year in Photos

From a field study to Cuba and high-profile internships here in Orlando to fun new classes and prestigious scholarships, 2018-19 was a banner year at Rollins.

A collage of students who have chosen Rollins.

March 27, 2019

Why I Chose Rollins

Find out why 15 of your future classmates picked Rollins—then secure your spot on America’s most beautiful campus.


A collage of Rollins students and their mentors.

April 02, 2019

Mentors Matter Most

From original research to globetrotting field studies, explore 11 ways meaningful mentorship will maximize your #RollinsLife.

Stephanie Henning

November 13, 2017

Rollins Welcomes New Registrar

Stephanie Henning will join Rollins as the new registrar on January 3.