Alumni Success

7 Alumni to Receive 2017 Awards

Rollins College names the 2017 Alumni Award recipients.

Sam Sadeh ’18 (second from right) won a grant from Google’s igniteCS initiative to teach fourth-graders the basics of coding. (Photo by Scott Cook)

Igniting Kids’ Imagination Through Computer Science

Rollins student and professor team up with Google on after-school project for fourth-graders.

(Photo by Scott Cook)

Cosmopolitan Coder

Inside Shree Raj Shrestha ’17’s journey from Nepal to Rollins to one of the world’s biggest tech companies.

Tommy Tar explores Lake Eola by swan boat at sunset. (Photo by Scott Cook)

Alumni Success

Tomorrowland

One of the country’s fastest-growing and most progressive cities lies just beyond the borders of America’s most beautiful campus.

Patrick Odoyo collaborates with students and faculty at the Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Hub. (Photo by Scott Cook)

10 Questions with Patrick Odoyo

Rollins’ new staff director of the Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Hub rose from poverty when someone invested in his future. Ever since, he’s been helping others bring about meaningful change—in their own lives and their communities.

Rollins Trustee Betty Duda at a community speaking engagement. (Photo courtesy of Rollins College Archives & Special Collections)

In Memory: Betty Duda ’93H

The former Rollins College trustee and recipient of an honorary degree died on December 24.

(Photo by Matt Petit/Disney Channel)

Alumni Success

Alum John Kavanaugh ’83 Writes 280 Songs for Disney’s ‘Sofia’ and ‘Elena’

The Emmy Award-winning composer for “Sofia the First” and “Elena of Avalor” shares how Rollins prepared him for a remarkable career with Disney.

(Photos by Scott Cook)

Student Activities/Events

Club Spotlight: Student Veterans Association

With Veterans Day upon us, there’s a new resource for Rollins students who served in the armed forces.

Maggie Delgado ’75 (Photo by Scott Cook)

Alumni Success

The Perfect Fit

Looking back on a dream career that blended a love of art and theater, award-winning costume designer Maggie Delgado ’75 found the ideal mix of motherhood and showbiz.

The Pace Setter

The intensity on the track and emotions on pit road are nothing compared to what Steve O’Donnell ’91 deals with as a lead man at NASCAR.

Miracle Movement

Joe ’84 and Vicky ’85 Raymond are leading a revolution in the treatment of motor disabilities in the United States.

A Conversation With the President

President Grant Cornwell reflects on Rollins’ unique location—from our top-ranked campus and the cosmopolitan charm of Winter Park to the ever-expanding opportunities Orlando offers.

In Memory: Peggy Kirk Bell ’43

Rollins College alumna and women’s golf advocate Peggy Kirk Bell ’43 dies at 95.

10 Questions with “The Rev”

Don’t be surprised if the Rev. Katrina Jenkins, Rollins’ new dean of religious life, hands you some crayons in the cafeteria or talks smack about your football team.

Queens of the Greens: Paige Lyle ’17

Golfer’s career-best round propels Rollins to sixth national title since 2003.

Queens of the Greens: Lexie Toth ’18

This rising junior is always around the top of the leaderboard, and the national championship tournament was no exception.

Queens of the Greens: Madison Lellyo ’18

A hand injury led this talented athlete to pursue golf, and BurgerFi helped put Rollins on her radar.

Queens of the Greens: Annie Dulman ’16

One of Rollins’ most decorated athletes ever graduates with the biggest award of all: a national championship.