Hamilton Holt School

July 09, 2021

Meeting Her Moment

For Barbara Valdez ’21, there was no better time than a global pandemic to fulfill her longtime dream of finishing her degree.

A classroom of Hamilton Holt School students discuss Rollins’ signature approach to liberal arts education.

August 20, 2021

Course Spotlight: Introduction to Liberal Studies

This Hamilton Holt School class both introduces students to the liberal arts at Rollins and challenges them to put classroom theories into practice in impactful, enduring ways.


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.

Hamilton Holt at work at his desk.

February 20, 2014

Hamilton Holt and the Value of Liberal Arts Education

According to Rollins’ eighth president, a liberal arts education teaches students to seek truth and meaning at any age.

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.

Kristen Arnett ’12

October 30, 2019

Success Story

As a best-selling author and a full-time librarian, Kristen Arnett ’12 is used to digging into a subject and finding her way to something new.

Robert Sanders

March 21, 2019

Hamilton Holt School Appoints New Leadership

Rollins welcomes Robert Sanders as the new dean of the Hamilton Holt School.

Shannon Burrows outside on campus wearing a cap and gown for commencement.

May 09, 2019

What I’ve Learned: Shannon Burrows ’19

For the longest time, the 2019 Holt Outstanding Senior thought Rollins was out of her league. Now, she’s graduating with straight As.

May 06, 2020

What I’ve Learned: Madison Kress ’20

The Hamilton Holt School’s 2020 Outstanding Graduating Senior forged a unique path through Rollins that exemplifies a sense of purpose and service.

April 15, 2020

Rollins Among Nation’s Best Colleges for Transfer Students

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

Hamilton Holt students in their commencement attire.

May 17, 2019

Holt Commencement 2019 in Photos

A look back at some of our favorite moments from the Hamilton Holt School’s 2019 commencement.

Vivian Carrington poses for a portrait on the Rollins College campus.

May 02, 2019

In Memory: Vivian Carrington ’17

The lifelong learner was one of the oldest students to graduate from Rollins.

Fairolyn H. Livingston ’83

July 28, 2021

Keeper of Her Community

Fairolyn H. Livingston ’83, chief historian of the Hannibal Square Heritage Center, forged her path to advocacy at Rollins.

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.

Neil Otto ’05 pictured on top of a playground near campus.

July 27, 2021

A Level Playing Field

Neil Otto ’05 helped create a unique partnership that gives teaching aides a pathway to classrooms of their own.

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.

April 08, 2015

Rollins Announces New Programs in the Health Professions

Several new undergraduate and graduate programs will be offered starting this fall to meet the needs of a burgeoning healthcare industry.

Program assistant Marybelle Doe ’21 is one of the first 14 paraprofessionals to enroll in Rollins’ new Pathways to Teaching program.

March 10, 2020

Rollins Debuts New Pathways to Teaching Program

A unique public-private partnership between Rollins and Orange County Public Schools is giving teaching aides a clear path to classrooms of their own.

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.

Andrea Massey-Farrell ’98

June 03, 2020

What I’ve Learned: Andrea Massey-Farrell ’98

You might think the path had to be pre-paved for someone named Massey to rise through the ranks of Orlando-based Massey Services. But that isn’t how this family works.

October 28, 2014

Rollins College Wins National Award for Adult Education Program

Rollins receives the 2014 Older Adult Model Program Award from the Association for Continuing Higher Education.

Happiness Omochere ’20 carrying a cardboard fox cutout.

November 18, 2019

Real World Experience Right on Campus

Whether it’s managing social media content for the College’s Office of Marketing or running the box office at the Annie Russell Theatre, on-campus student employment opportunities at Rollins yield big results.

Elin Nordegren ’14 in her cap and gown.

May 09, 2014

Q&A with Outstanding Senior Elin Nordegren ’14

Outstanding Graduating Senior Elin Nordegren ’14 discusses her passion for psychology, her love of traveling, and her favorite classes at Rollins.

April 01, 2021

Meyers ’06 ’14MLS Named Foundation Academy VP of Development

Liefke Meyers ’06 ’14MLS has joined Foundation Academy as its new vice president of development.

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.

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.