Rollins Magazine Fall 2015 Issue

From a profile of the College’s new captain, President Grant Cornwell, to a guide to rediscovering Winter Park, explore the Fall 2015 issue of Rollins magazine.

The Literary South

In June, English professors Paul Reich and Emily Russell led a group of graduate students in the Master of Liberal Studies program on a weeklong tour of the literary South. From Flannery O’Connor’s Savannah to Anne Rice’s New Orleans, here are a few of the highlights.
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A Healthy New Endeavor

Rollins is now offering three new degrees, with a fourth on the way, for students pursuing careers in the healthcare industry.
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Hope Born From Grief

A Rollins alumna turns the tragedy of losing a child into a way to help others.
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Lessons in Sailing

As Rollins College voyages into its 130th year, the Tars have a true captain at the helm. An avid sailor, President Grant Cornwell has learned many lessons aboard ship that have proved as valuable on the water as they have in life—and in his role as president.
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The Los Alamos Secret

Two months before Hiroshima, John Bistline ’44 was working on the bomb that would introduce nuclear warfare to the world when things almost went terribly wrong.
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Winter Park Revisited

(Re)Discover what Central Florida has to offer within five miles of Rollins College.
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Piece By Piece

Raised around the millwork business, John Humphrey ’10 ’12MBA created Greycork—a startup with a social conscience that’s brash enough to take on the big-box furniture stores while its first pieces roll out.
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Moving Back to the Neighborhood

I never imagined that at 38, I’d be living back on the Rollins campus—in Ward Hall of all places. That my office would be my home. That 18- and 19-year-old students would be my neighbors. Or that I’d be the poster child for my alma mater.
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The Great Fox Day Caper

We have a secret to tell. We’ve kept it quiet for 55 years. And we may be the least likely pair of pranksters ever to pull off a campuswide hoax.
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