December 08, 2021

Top 21 Stories of 2021

The Rollins stories you loved most this year—one more time.

A Beautiful Day for a Neighbor, a sculpture at Rollins honoring Mister Rogers.

November 02, 2021

Photos: Unveiling A Beautiful Day for a Neighbor

On October 28, Rollins unveiled the long-awaited sculpture celebrating the life and work of our most beloved alumnus, Fred Rogers ’51 ’74H.

Renowned artist Paul Day pictured with the sculpture he's creating of Mister Rogers, Rollins College’s most beloved alumnus.

May 28, 2021

Crafting an Icon

How renowned British sculptor Paul Day created a Rollins monument to the College’s most famous alum.

Artist Paul Day pictured next to the sculpture he’s creating of Mister Rogers for Rollins College.

March 18, 2021

Rollins Announces Sculpture Honoring Mister Rogers

A bronze sculpture honoring the life and legacy of our most beloved alumnus, Fred Rogers ’51 ’74H, will soon call Rollins home.

Joanne Rogers in 1950 and 2018.

January 20, 2021

In Memory: Joanne Rogers ’50 ’05H

Rollins says goodbye to Joanne Rogers ’50 ’05H, the uncommonly kind, prolific pianist who played an instrumental role in the life and legacy of her husband and everyone’s favorite neighbor, Fred Rogers ’51 ’74H.

October 29, 2019

Event Preview: Mister Rogers The Musician

Join us for a special event celebrating the music of our most beloved alumnus, Fred Rogers ’51 ’74H.

October 23, 2019

The King of Kindness

Why is there a renewed groundswell of interest in Fred Rogers ’51? The answer is as radically simple as the man himself.

Mister Rogers portrait, plus his signature blue sweater and stone on Rollins’ Walk of Fame.

February 28, 2019

Rollins’ Walking Tour Returns to Celebrate Mister Rogers

On March 5, Rollins’ self-guided campus tour of memorabilia returns to honor the College’s most beloved alumnus.

Illustration of Mister Rogers putting on his shoes.

March 22, 2018

50 Things We Love about Mr. Rogers

It’s been 50 years since the debut of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, so what better way to honor our most famous alumnus than by celebrating 50 ways he’s made a lasting impact on Rollins and the world.

February 20, 2018

Rollins Walking Tour Celebrates Mister Rogers

Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood debuted 50 years ago, and Rollins is honoring its most famous alumnus with a self-guided campus tour of memorabilia.

Fred Rogers, Rollins’ most beloved alumni, pictured in his signature red sweater a

February 27, 2013

Farewell to our Favorite Neighbor

On the 10th anniversary of his death, Rollins remembers alumnus and creator of Mister Rogers Neighborhood Fred Rogers ’51.