Milestones



1885


 January 28

 

   Committee formed to consider founding a college in Florida.

 April 17

 

   Winter Park officially chosen as founding place for Congregational Church’s college in Florida.

 April 28

 

   “Incorporation” of the College.

 November 4

 

   Classes begin.


1890



 May 29

 

 

 First commencement of Rollins.

Early gymnastics, Rollins College
Gym class held in the Lyman Gymnasium

 Summer

 

 

 Lyman Gymnasium donated.

 

 

 

 Theatre productions commence.



1895



 Spring

 

 

 First baseball game v. Stetson.

Rollins baseball team, 1890
Rollins Baseball Team, ca. 1890

 

 

 

 Blue and gold are adopted as the official school colors.



1900



 

 

 

 Men's and Women's basketball are started.

Basketball, Rollins College
Rollins Basketball Team, ca. 1905


1905



 

 

 

 First Dean of Women is appointed.





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