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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.

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.

A group of students walk down a rural road during a study abroad experience in the Dominican Republic.

November 16, 2018

Great at Good

A dozen reasons why Rollins is one of the best colleges in the country at preparing students to lead positive change in the world.

November 01, 2018

Reclaiming Hope

When the founder and CEO of a sustainable fashion company needed a spark, she knew it was time to pursue her MBA at Rollins.