More than 140 Rollins students stayed awake and on their feet for 12.5 hours (in honor of the College's 125th anniversary) to raise money for kids in need of medical treatment. Participating in Miracle@Rollins, a dance marathon benefiting Children's Miracle Network, these students enjoyed a day of dancing, music, games, food and entertainment while raising funds for kids treated at local Children's Miracle Network hospitals.
Every Friday from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Rollins faculty, staff, and students have the opportunity to take part in making a difference in Central Florida in only 5 minutes right outside the Cornell Campus Center. Projects have included: cards for children in the hospital, bags of love for the homeless, fundraising for disaster relief, and petition signing for policy change.
Halloween Howl is an annual event in October that brings over 1,500 members of the Central Florida community to campus for a Halloween celebration. This is a free event for families to attend, and it provides a safe space for children to dress up and celebrate Halloween as a community.
The JUMP Bus is a 14 passenger miniBus that was donated to the Office of Community Engagement at Rollins College in 2007 by Mark Miller, Rollins alum and owner of Arabian Knights. The Office of Community Engagement has used the JUMP Bus on Immersion trips throughout Florida and the South East United States as well as almost daily during the school year on local trips to engage the students in the local community.
Rollins Students, Mayflower Residents Share Common Focus in Collaborative Partnership