A grid of images from Thaddeus & Polly Seymour Acts of Kindness Day 2024

Photos: Thaddeus & Polly Seymour Acts of Kindness Day 2024

On February 15, the Rollins community celebrated the fourth annual Thaddeus & Polly Seymour Acts of Kindness Day. Explore a few of the highlights from what is quickly becoming one of the Rollins community’s favorite traditions.

Rita Bornstein pictured at her desk at Rollins College.

In Memory: Rita Bornstein ’04H ’04HAL

Rollins’ 13th president lived a life of perseverance, driven by a respect for education, demand for excellence, and deep care for others.

Rita Bornstein

A Message on the Passing of Rita Bornstein

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of the 13th president of Rollins College, Rita Bornstein ’04H ’04HAL.

Graphic depicting global challenges.

Solving the World’s Greatest Challenges

Rollins graduates earn more than a degree. They gain the knowledge and skills to address large-scale issues like climate change and human rights.

Anil Menon, dean of Crummer Graduate School of Business

The Innovator

Anil Menon is leaning into Rollins tradition while keeping his eyes firmly on the future as he leads a new era of growth at Rollins’ Crummer Graduate School of Business.

Bryce Pittenger

Leading with Humanity

An embodiment of one of Rollins’ most treasured tenets—life is for service—Bryce Pittenger ’87 has dedicated her career to improving lives.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority induction ceremony at Rollins.

Historic Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) Sorority, Incorporated Comes to Rollins

Rollins welcomes to campus Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, the oldest established Greek-letter organization for Black women.

Rollins alum Ann Francis ’01

Eco Pioneer

The Hamilton Holt School helped Ann Francis ’01 make a midlife career change, and Rollins has never been the same since.

Rollins alum Jeannie Infante Sager ’94

Born to Give

Jeannie Infante Sager ’94 shares how a fortuitous topic at Rollins started an unexpected career journey into philanthropy.

Stacy Van Praagh ’93

In Memory: Stacy Van Praagh ’93

Rollins pays tribute to the enduring impact of Stacy Van Praagh ’93, who will always be remembered for her contributions as a compassionate graduate, mentor, and student-focused trustee.

Alumni Award winners Tony LeVecchio ’68 ’69MBA, Kathy Redwine ’94, Falecia Williams ’92, and Isabel DeJesus ’11 ’15MBA.

Rollins Names 2024 Alumni Award Winners

Meet the recipients of the 2024 Fred Rogers Global Citizenship Award, Distinguished Alumni Award, Recent Alumni Achievement Award, and Alumni Service Award.

Teymuroglu Selected to Serve on MAA Membership Committee

Mathematics professor Zeynep Teymuroglu has been invited to serve on the Mathematical Association of America’s Membership Committee.