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“Life Is For Service”: The Words That Inspired Mister Rogers

The plaque that inspired Fred Rogers, displayed on a walkway near Strong Quad This marble tablet is well known on the Rollins campus for its association with one of our most famous graduates, Fred Rogers ’51 ’74H (better known to … Continue reading

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Celebrating Presidents’ Day

In honor of Washington’s Birthday and Presidents’ Day, we remember past presidents who have visited Rollins.                                                     Calvin Coolidge, January 1930                                              From left to right:  Rollins President Hamilton Holt, Mary … Continue reading

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The Washington Desk

George Washington’s Desk at New York City Hall  (Photo courtesy of the Public Design Commission of the City of New York) In May 1947, Hamilton Holt wrote to former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt. President Holt had known Mrs. Roosevelt and … Continue reading

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