Rollins College

January 2012

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 Kathy Brooks 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.

Facilities Management Director Scott Bitikofer was quoted in “The year of renovations at Rollins” January 4 in the Winter Park/Maitland Observer.

Student Hope Bitzer (’12) was highlighted in “Community Bulletin” January 18 in the Winter Park/Maitland Observer and in “Rollins Student Brings Orlando Kids Together Through Skype” January 30 in the Florida Technology Journal.

President Emerita Rita Bornstein was quoted in “New Presidential Option” January 4 in Inside Higher Ed.

Professor of Political Science Donald Davison was quoted in “Newt who? Democrats attack Romney harder than they hit his rivals” January 24 in the Orlando Sentinel.

Professor of Political Science Rick Foglesong was interviewed by WESH-TV Channel 2 on January 24 regarding the change in policy of Walt Disney World to allow facial hair. To see click here.

Professor of Anthropology Robert Moore wrote an opinion editorial “Can Candidates Be Respectful?” which was published January 2 in the Lakeland Ledger.

Professor of English Socky O’Sullivan wrote “Kerouac manuscript arrives at Rollins” January 4 in the Winter Park/Maitland Observer. Professor of English Philip F. Deaver, Vice-President & Treasurer Jeff Eisenbarth, Associate Professor of English Jill Jones, Director of Olin Library Jonathan Miller and Professor of Archives & Special Collections Wenxian Zhang were also quoted in the article.

Crummer Graduate School Professor Bill Seyfried:

was quoted in “Special Report: Forecast 2012 — Small gains ahead, but no leaps and bounds” January 8 in the Orlando Sentinel.

was quoted in “PolitiFact Florida: Rick Scott jobs promise strays from campaign rhetoric” January 8 in the Tampa Bay Times.

The Bach Festival Society was mentioned in “Bach Festival choir members to perform with Andrea Bocelli” January 13 in the Orlando Sentinel.

The Winter Park Institute was: 

mentioned in “Humanities Series Resumes in February” January 19 in the Boston College Chronicle.

mentioned in “Therapist and author Kay Redfield Jamison will talk about her life with bipolar disorder” January 21 in the Orlando Sentinel.

featured in “A Literary Treasure Trove” in the January/February issue of Orlando Arts Magazine.

Rollins was mentioned in:

“Gazelle Lab opening Orlando tech incubator” January 6 in the Orlando Business Journal.

“Calendar and Family Calendar” in the January 11 issue of the Winter Park/Maitland Observer.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day events in Orlando area” January 11 in the Orlando Sentinel.

“Higher education’s true role” January 11 in the Seminole Voice.

Parkinson’s patients give dance a whirl” January 17 in the Orlando Sentinel.

“Be the Dream: Rally for In-State Tuition at Rollins College” January 20 on the We Are Florida Blog.

“Zora! Festival celebrates Eatonville” January 21 in The Palm Beach Post and January 17 in the Orlando Sentinel.

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