English major Katie Pearce ’19 says she became a better writer in a single afternoon. Photo by Scott Cook.

What It’s Like ... to Have a Famous Writer Read Your Story

Winter With the Writers gives students the chance to learn from today’s most venerable authors, and this year’s crop left a lasting impression.

Photo by Scott Cook

Urban Explorers

Two globe-trotting Rollins grads are setting out to document how cultures in Southeast Asia approach development in their cities.

Photo by Zach Stovall

What It’s Like ... to Debate a Movement That’s Changing the World

Once again, the Rollins Great Debate team takes home the trophy—and after a week of listening and learning, a whole lot more.

Photo by Scott Cook

Liberal Arts in Action

Many of our industrious students cut their winter breaks short to participate in Intersession, a weeklong course dedicated to an intriguing topic not typically covered during the regular semester.

(Photo by Scott Cook)

An All-Ages Education

Preschool and undergraduate studies converge at the new Hume House.

Brandon McNichol ’18 (Photo by Scott Cook | Illustration by Cliff Manspeaker)

Clinical Trials

For a decade, an intensive shadowing program at Florida Hospital has helped prepare Rollins undergrads for careers in medicine.

Professor Fiona Harper and Damian Clarke ’19. 
Photo by Scott Cook

Better Together

Sequencing the DNA of sea stars. Exploring authenticity in religion. Examining neurons of worms to better understand them in people. These are just a few of the more than two dozen research projects that Rollins students and professors partnered on this past summer.

Study Abroad

Water Works

Science and service converge in a Rollins field study that has helped bring clean water to the Dominican Republic for more than two decades.

Economics professor Zhaochang Peng and his students assess the unique challenges and goals of Downtown Credo’s Church Street Exchange location. (Photo by Scott Cook)

Course Spotlight: The Global Economy

Students explore the economic relationship between the developed world and developing countries by partnering with a local direct-trade coffee shop.

(Photo by Scott Cook)


Course Spotlight: Biosphere

Students in this core environmental studies course are learning that if you want to save the world, you have to get your hands dirty.

(Photo by Scott Cook)

Course Spotlight: Film as Art

Behind the scenes of the Rollins class designed to instill a wider appreciation of films by allowing students to engage with more than 50 features, shorts, and documentaries during the Florida Film Festival.

History professor Julian Chambliss and his students explore rare newspaper clippings from The Advocate,
 an African-American newspaper published in 1890s Winter Park. (Photo by Scott Cook)

Recovering a Hidden History

Students’ award-winning website preserves stories from an African-American newspaper published more than a century ago in Winter Park.

Alyssa DeLucia ’18 (Photo by Scott Cook)

Undergraduate Research

DeLucia Earns Goldwater Scholarship

Alyssa DeLucia ’18 has earned a Goldwater Scholarship, a prestigious award reserved for undergraduate students who intend to pursue careers in the natural sciences, mathematics, and engineering.

Wildlife Conservation students observe habitats near Cape Canaveral. (Photo by Scott Cook)


4 Reasons Why a Rollins Intersession Course is a Must-Try Winter Experience

If you only take courses during fall and spring semesters, you’re missing out.

The great circular window in Knowles Memorial Chapel celebrates Rollins’ commitment to the age-old ideal of a liberal arts education. Wisdom is seated at the center, surrounded by seven figures representing the seven traditional liberal arts of the classical and medieval ages.

What’s the Big Idea?

Winter Park Magazine’s Randy Noles explores the Master of Liberal Studies program at Rollins College’s Hamilton Holt School.

On October 7, students in the RCC course visit the Cornell Fine Arts Museum to discuss interpretive frameworks for the AfroFantastic exhibition that runs January 14 through April 12. (Photo by Scott Cook)


Course Spotlight: AfroFantastic: Black Imagination and Agency in the American Experience

A new course for first-year students culminates with an exhibition at Rollins’ Cornell Fine Arts Museum.

Deanna Loew ’17 consults with Farm & Haus founder Patrick Lyne at the food service startup’s East End Market location. (Photo by Scott Cook)

Real Clients, Real Rewards

Five students recently earned statewide recognition for helping local clients develop strategic communication plans.

Rollins students engage in a Q&A session with Winter Park High School students. (Photo by Scott Cook)


Course Spotlight: Real World Economics

Students at Rollins are getting a head start on career success while helping local high schoolers do the same.

Service Learning

Restoration With a View

From February 27 – March 5, a group of Rollins students went on an alternative spring break Immersion to Moab, Utah, for a service learning experience of a lifetime.

Cool Class: Job Market Boot Camp

Graduating seniors don their best business attire and get intensive training on how to excel in the global workforce.

Up & Away

This past year’s winter field studies were scattered across the world but all linked by a common objective: embracing and learning from difference to become a global leader in our ever-evolving world.

Cool Class: Physics for Future Presidents

First-year students jump at the chance to become scientifically literate, learning how things work so they can understand why they’re important.

Cool Class: Globalization

First-year students eager to dive into college get a crash course in how the world works and how they can be a part of changing the narrative.

Blogs & Brews

A rare opportunity for first-year students to work with a real-world client delivers big gains on both sides.

Cool Class: Strategies for Changemakers

This 300-level course is all about learning what it really takes to become, as Gandhi encouraged us to do, the change we want to see in the world.

Course Spotlight: Creating the Digital Future

This project-based course goes beyond learning HTML to examine how computer science, the web, and digital media are shaping our society.

The Ambassadors

For nearly 70 years, Rollins graduates have served as stewards of international goodwill through the Fulbright program.

Rollins Business Department AACSB Accreditation Renewed

The world’s leading association of business schools commended Rollins’ undergraduate business programs for their small class sizes, student-faculty research collaboration, and social entrepreneurship designation.