Tag: Rollins College
Joe O'Dea, Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Michael Bennet, speaks during a primary election night watch party late Tuesday, June 28, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Scott PowersNovember 30, 2016
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An event in Congresswoman-elect Stephanie Murphy‘s infancy keeps redirecting her life, a life that has the 38-year-old business professor heading to Washington to represent Orlando and Central Florida as the first Vietnamese-American woman in Congress. When she was six months old, her family fled Vietnam on a refugee boat. Stephanie, her mother, father, brother, and dozens of mostly […]

Guest AuthorJune 3, 2016
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“History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.” — Maya Angelou. In 1977, before VCRs became ubiquitous, “Roots” seized America by the throat — and never let go. Over eight nights, the trailblazing TV miniseries chronicled the struggle of kidnapped African Kunta Kinte and his descendants […]

Scott PowersMarch 14, 2016
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Former President Bill Clinton wrapped up Hillary Clinton’s campaign for Florida’s Democratic primary by assuring a Rollins College rally that a more universal prosperity is possible and she is ready to deliver it. Speaking to about 3,000 people gathered in a basketball gym at the Winter Park campus, Bill Clinton said the recovery from the […]

Phil AmmannJune 16, 2015
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4min260
Aspiring to a political career? There’s a class for that. Future political candidates in seven Florida counties are encouraged to apply for the 2015 Class of the Central Florida Political Leadership Institute (PLI). PLI is an innovative initiative designed to prepare the next generation of civic leaders to run for elected office. Applications are now being […]

Phil AmmannApril 7, 2015
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A Catholic student group and two colleges are the latest organizations to voice support for the fight for statewide discrimination protections in employment, housing, and public accommodations. Winter Park-based Rollins College joins a coalition of 30 major Florida employers, including the University of North Florida (UNF) in Jacksonville, in supporting the Competitive Workforce Act. The […]


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