May 19, 2022

New Certificate in Racial Reconciliation and Community Restoration

Eric Smaw, a professor of philosophy, discusses this innovative certificate program created to empower those seeking to make a difference in addressing racial inequality.

May 18, 2022

Bailey Clark is a 40 Under 40 Honoree

Clark, an associate director for the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement, discusses why she is inspired by Mr. Rogers.

May 13, 2022

MSNBC the 11th Hour: "Life is for Service" Speech Highlighted

Elizabeth Bonker's valedictorian speech is highlighted and lauded by Stephanie Ruhle.

May 11, 2022

A Professor of Psychology Addresses Social-Emotional Learning

Alice Davidson, a professor of psychology, discusses social-emotional learning and the Florida Department of Education’s review of math textbooks.

May 11, 2022

72-Year-Old Graduates 50 Years Later During 2022 Commencement

Lawrence Goode ’72, now 72 years old, received his diploma with the Class of 2022. Goode was unable to attend his commencement in 1972 due to his need for a corneal transplant.

May 11, 2022

Rollins Valedictorian Elizabeth Bonker ’22 Interviewed on ABC World News

Rollins valedictorian Elizabeth Bonker ’22, a non-verbal autistic, speaks via computer-assisted technology with David Muir of ABC News about helping others who suffer in silence.

May 09, 2022

Nonspeaking Valedictorian Addresses the Class of 2022

Over 500 graduates were celebrated at Rollins College’s 132nd Commencement on May 8. Four other valedictorians selected Bonker to deliver the address.

May 08, 2022

Reactions to Valedictorian Commencement Speech

Elizabeth Bonker's mother, Virginia Breen, reacts to her daughter's speech on Mother's Day.

May 06, 2022

Non-Speaking Valedictorian to Address the Class of 2022

Elizabeth Bonker is profoundly affected by autism and is unable to speak. She was selected by the other 4 valedictorians to give the commencement address to the class of 2022.

May 02, 2022

Appreciation for Teachers

In honor of National Teacher Appreciation Week, May 2-6, education professor Jim McLaughlin discusses the vital work that teachers do.

April 28, 2022

Amorphophallus Titanum: Two Giant Flowers in Bloom

The rare corpse plant is known for its size and putrid smell.

April 27, 2022

Rare Corpse Plants Bloom in Greenhouse

Students describe the scent of the rare corpse plant while Alan Chryst, greenhouse manager, discusses the plant’s life cycle.