Rollins College

August 2011

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 Kristin Manieri 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.

Professor of Political Science Rick Foglesong:

was interviewed by Fox 35 news August 20 regarding the recent debate by possible candidates vying for a seat in the United States Senate.  To view click here.

appeared on Fox 35 news August 22 to discuss the potential Presidential candidates in the upcoming 2012 election.  To view click here.

Professor of Religious Studies Yudit Kornberg Greenberg was highlighted in “Rollins professor receives Fullbright grant” on August 16 in Heritage Florida Jewish News.

Visiting Professor at the Crummer Graduate School Bill Grimm was quoted in “Family wealth a possible source of venture capital for local entrepreneurs” in the August 7 issue of the Orlando Sentinel.

Associate Professor of Political Science Michael M. Gunter wrote an opinion editorial “Do’s and don’ts for first-time college parents” which appeared on August 15 in The Tennessean.

Director of Residential Life Leon Hayner was quoted in “College students find compatible roommates online”  August 21 in the Orlando Sentinel.

Professor of Anthropology Robert L. Moore wrote an opinion editorial “Small Government, Less Freedom” which appeared on August 21 in The Ledger.

Crummer Graduate School Professor Bill Seyfried:

was a guest on News Channel 13 discussing the stock market and economy on August 4. To view the segment click here.

was quoted in “Valencia also eyeing Poinciana, Horizon West” on August 12 in the Orlando Business Journal.

was a guest on “Orlando Matters” on My65 on August 13 to discuss the state of the national and local economy.

Associate Professor of Biology Kathryn Sutherland was on NPR August 17 to discuss her recent research on Florida’s coral reefs. To listen click here“Caribbean Coral Catch Disease From Sewage” was also posted on the NPR website August 17. This story was also featured in ScienceNOW, PBS NewsHour and US 1 Radio.

Student Jordan Thomas was featured as a Central Florida News 13 “Everyday Hero” on Sunday, August 28. To view click here.

The Bach Festival Society was mentioned in “Culture worthy of your calendar” in the August 3 issue of Winter Park/Maitland Observer.

The Crummer Graduate School was mentioned in “Forbes Magazine’s Rankings Place Rollins #1 in Florida MBA Programs for Sixth Straight Year” in the August 3 issue of the Miami Herald. This same story also ran on Local 6 First News and WFTV-TV.

Rollins was mentioned in:

“Progressions” in the August 1 issue of the Orlando Sentinel.

“Students live the green life at Rollins’ Mowbray House” in the August 3 issue of the Orlando Sentinel and in “Rollins students put eco-living to the test”  in the August 31 issue of  the East Orlando Sun and the Seminole Voice.

“Local actress wins playwriting competition” in the August 7 issue of Hudson Hub Times.

“Rollins student moves using eco-friendly BungoBox” posted on August 8 on and

“Ridge Community cheerleaders have spirit, win awards at NCA camp” posted on August 10 on

“Winter Park City Talk” in the August 10 issue of the Winter Park/Maitland Observer.

“Rollins College to unveil design for new hotel” posted on August 10 on

“11 US varsities chosen for partnership programme with India” in the August 13 issue of The Hindu Business Line and August 21 in University World News.

“Sorry UF, FSU and UM, Forbes Claims Rollins is Best College in Florida” posted on August 11 on Miami New Times blog.

Newsweek rates Florida’s colleges cheap, beautiful” in the August 30 issue of Tampa Bay Online.

Community Bulletin and Business Briefs in the August 31 issue of the Winter Park/Maitland Observer.

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