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Residential Life & Explorations

Meet Our Team

The Office of Residential Life & Explorations is led by a dynamic and vibrant team of professional, graduate, and student staff members. The truth is we love Rollins and we loved our years at college, and we want you to have an incredible experience like we did!

Leadership Team

Tynika Williams, M.A.

Tynika Williams, M.A.

Assistant Dean of Students/Director of Residential Education & Explorations

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Joined Rollins: 2023

B.S., Buisness Administration/Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL-1999
M.A., Educational Leadership/Student Personnel Administration in Higher Education, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL-2002

Aspen Fox, M.H.R.

Aspen Fox, M.H.R.

Associate Director of Explorations

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Joined Rollins: 2007 (as a student), 2011 (as staff)

B.A., Critical Media and Cultural Studies, Rollins College-2011
MHR., Human Resources, Rollins College-2013

Juan Franco, M.A.

Juan Franco, M.A.

Associate Director of Housing Operations

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Joined Rollins: 2016 (as a graduate student), 2019 (as staff)

B.A., International Political Studies and Multimedia Production & Journalism, Drury University-2014
M.A., Liberal Studies, Rollins College-2019

Victoria Valdes, M.S. Ed

Victoria Valdes, M.S. Ed

Assistant Director of Residential Life

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Joined Rollins: 2021

B.S., Human & Social Development, University of Miami-2014
M.S. Ed, Higher Education Administration, Florida International University-2017

Professional Staff

Mary Balise

Operations Manager

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Carley Matthews

Area Coordinator- Elizabeth & Ward Halls

T. 407.646.2604

Kaitlynn Thornton

Area Coordinator-Cross, Mayflower & Strong Halls and Residential Organization Halls

T. 407.646.2606

Yoke Tassent

Area Coordinator-Lakeside Neighborhood

T. 407.646.2600

Nicole Solomon

Area Coordinator-Holt Hall, Rex Beach Hall & Sutton Place Apartments

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Robin Fitzgerald-Frink

Office Coordinator

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Graduate & Undergraduate Staff

Julian Miracle

Graduate Assistant

Ariana Jackson

Spring Intern

Evan Nguyen

Student Coordinator

Sarah Hussey

Student Coordinator

Rian Massaro

Student Coordinator

Kaitlyn Hemberger

Student Coordinator