Rollins College

May 2010

Rollins in the News captures news coverage about Rollins or appearances in the media by faculty, staff or students serving as subject experts on a range of topics. If you’ve appeared in the media, please contact Jennifer Sperber-Sales at so we can be sure to include you in Rollins in the News. When available, links to articles will be provided. Links may expire or require registration. Appearances are listed alphabetically.

Recent grads Ruben Carrillo (Class of 2010), Andrea and Nora Perez (Class of 2010), and Andrea Williamson (Class of 2010) were mentioned in “Outstanding local graduates from Rollins College’s commencement on Sunday, May 9” in the Community Bulletin and Business Briefs section of the Winter Park/Maitland Observer.

Assistant Professor of History Julian Chambliss was quoted in “Jon Favreau’s a comic-book hero with ‘Iron Man’ franchise” in the May 7 issue of USA Today. The story was picked up by various publications and blogs including the California Chronicle and Delaware Online.

President Lewis Duncan, Professor of Political Science Rick Folglesong, and Professor of Environmental Studies Bruce Stephenson were quoted in “Rollins College Launches Master of Planning in Civic Urbanism” posted May 6 on

Professor of Political Science Rick Foglesong was:

interviewed by WESH News Channel 2 on May 6 regarding Governor Charlie Crist. To watch this interview, click here.

quoted in “Foreign Tourism Drops in United States” posted May 4 on

Professor of Political Science Rick Folglesong and Professor of Environmental Studies Bruce Stephenson were mentioned in Breaking News, Education in the May 16 issue of the Orlando Sentinel.

Assistant Professor of Biology Fiona Harper was interviewed by WDBO 580AM on May 6 for “Some commercial fishermen treat oil spill like hurricane”

Crummer Graduate School Professor Mark Johnston was interviewed by WESH 2 News on May 3 for “Motorists Angered By BP Oil Spill.” To view the news segment, click here.

Executive Director for the Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership Center Margaret Linnane was:

quoted in “Pint-size philanthropists” in the May 28 issue of the Columbia Daily Tribune.

interviewed by My Fox Orlando on May 21 for “Charities spying on prospective donors.” To view the story, click here.

Dean of the Crummer Graduate School Craig McAllaster:

was featured in “New Rollins College key executive mba program” posted May 4 on GMAT Prep Blog and May 3 on You Tube.

wrote an opinion editorial “Some MBAs are more equal than others” for the May 3 issue of the Financial Times.

was quoted in “Sector Portrait: Education/MBAs” in the May 1 issue of Florida Trend.

Professor of Philosophy/Religion and Chair of the Womens Studies program Margaret McLaren was mentioned in “2010 Rollins College visit to CGJ Group trips for website” posted in May on the Center for Global Justice Web site.

Director of Community Engagement Micki Meyer along with students Allison Arof (Class of 2010) and Sean Ferguson (‘10MBA) were quoted in “Rollins Students Engage in a Shared Vision for Central Florida” in the May 10 issue of Every Monday.

Professor of Anthropology Bob Moore and recent grads Andrea and Nora Perez (Class of 2010) were quoted in “250 graduate from Holt school at Rollins” in the May 8 issue of the Orlando Sentinel.

Adjunct Professor Richard Reep was mentioned in:

“Exhibit aims at ‘urban time traveler'” in the May 15 issue of the Orlando Sentinel.

“Winter Park artist brings works to Lake Eustis Museum of Art” in the May 3 issue of the Orlando Sentinel.

Crummer Graduate School Professor Bill Seyfried was quoted in “Florida jobless rate drops to 12%” in the May 21 issue of the Orlando Sentinel.

President Emeritus Thaddeus Seymour was quoted in “On ‘Joseph’ in Winter Garden” posted May 1 on Elizabeth Maupin on Theater Blog.

Professor of Environmental Studies Bruce Stephenson:

appeared in Imagining a New Florida on May 13 on PBS.

wrote an opinion editorial “Imagining a less-driven Florida” for the May 9 issue of the St. Petersburg Times.

Ines Teuma (Class of 2010) was named Central Floridian of the Week by Central Florida News 13 for her humanitarian work with children in her native country Cameroon. To view this segment, click here. Ines was also quoted in “Rollins Star’s Efforts Cross Continents” posted May 8 on

Associate Professor of Education Gio Valiante was mentioned on May 6 during Basketball Tonight on ESPN for his work with Orlando Magic Player Dwight Howard.

Holt Student Elin Woods’ return to school was highlighted by numerous media outlets such as the New York Post, Miami Herald, Extra, Inside Edition, and WESH and Fox affiliates, amongst others.

Holt Student Michelle Yoris wrote an opinion editorial “My Word: Lessons from the ashes” in the May 2 issue of the Orlando Sentinel.

The Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship was mentioned in “Second Stage CEO Summit” in the May 3 issue of Every Monday.

The Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership Center was mentioned in “Book check-outs up” in the May 13 issue of the Winter Park/Maitland Observer.

The Winter Park Institute was mentioned in “Community Bulletin and Business Briefs” in the May 13 issue of the Winter Park/Maitland Observer.

Rollins was mentioned:

during May 28 coverage of members of the Rollins community working with Habitat for Humanity on a home for Gail Richardson, a Sodexo employee who works in Rollins Dining Services. View the WFTV Eyewitness News segment, watch the WESH 2 News segment, or read “Habitat for Humanity home assures Rollins worker of place in her old neighborhood” which appeared in the Orlando Sentinel.

on CSPAN on May 25 during a presentation to the U.S. House of Representatives honoring Rollins’ 125th Anniversary. This coverage can be viewed in four segments: one, two, three, four.

on Central Florida News 13 on May 24 during This Day in Central Florida History.

in “Cronkite ‘aided’ protests” in the May 15 issue of the New York Post. The story was picked up by various television stations, publications, and online blogs.

in “WMFE.FM announces Nicole Creston — you may know her as Nikki Pierce — is new ‘All Things Considered’ host” posted May 10 on the Orlando Sentinel Blog.

in “Benjamin B. Moss Winter Park man donated $1.55M to UCF” in the May 9 issue of the Orlando Sentinel.

in the May issue of Central Florida Lifestyle for its participation in the American Heart Association’s National Start Walking Day.

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