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February Highlight: Mustard Seed

Saturday, February 13
Meet at Tars Plaza / 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

The Mustard Seed of Central Florida works to provide clothing and furniture to more than 50,000 people in Central Florida. Join their efforts as we help to sort through furniture and donated materials.

March Highlight: Eboo Patel

Tuesday, March 8
Bush Auditorium / 7:00 PM

Never before have people of different faith backgrounds interacted with greater frequency. Eboo Patel, founder and president of the Interfaith Youth Core, will deliver a lecture on Interfaith Leadership, as a Thomas P. Johnson guest speaker.

April Highlight: Wellness Fair

Thursday, April 14
Mills & Bush Lawn / 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join us at the 2nd Annual Wellness Fair for food, fun and activities celebrating the 9 Dimensions of Wellness!  Zorb Balls, chair massages and more!

February


Crazy for Cupcakes!
Monday, February 8
Darden Lounge / 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Wellness Center/Wellness Ambassadors
Decorate a cupcake for yourself, a friend, or someone special to let them know how much you appreciate them!  What a delicious way to make someone's day!

Strengths/Focus 2 Review Session
Thursday, February 11
Bush Auditorium / 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Center for Career and Life Planning
Have you ever wondered how your top five Strengths as well as your interests, values, personality and skills might help you explore potential majors and careers?  If so, you will want to attend this interactive, self-assessment session to gain greater insight about yourself and connections between StrengthsFinder and Focus 2 assessments.  All students that have completed the StrengthsFinder Assessment as well as Focus 2 are welcome to attend.

Democracy Project & Pinehurst present: News Round-Up
Thursday, February 11
Pinehurst Porch / 12:30 - 1:30 PM
Pinehurst and Rollins Democracy Project
Join Pinehurst and the Democracy Project for this biweekly program, thursdays from 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM on the Pinehurst Porch to discuss important local, national, and international current events. The News Round-Up gives our community a space to engage in meaningful conversations and learn from one another through civil dialogue.

Forget-Me-Not: Addressing Poverty, Education, and Health with International Children’s Outreach
Friday, February 12 - Sunday, February 14
Off-Campus
Center for Leadership and Community Engagement
On this experience, we will work alongside ICO (The International Children's Outreach Program), an international organization that works alongside underprivileged children between the ages of 6-13. Working with ICO we will engage in a beautification project consisting of cleaning, painting, and building / assembling necessary equipment for children at the center.

Annie Russell Theatre Main Stage Production: Expecting Isabel
February 12 & 13 at 8pm 
February 14 at 4pm 
February 17, 18 & 19 at 8pm 
February 20 at 2pm & 8pm
Annie Russell Theatre
Department of Theatre and Dance
Set in modern-day New York City, Expecting Isabel tells the story of a middle-aged couple eager to have a child. Written by actress, stand-up comedian, and award-winning playwright Lisa Loomer, Isabel moves briskly from the bedroom, to fertility clinics, to adoption agencies. Miranda and Nick serve as candid narrators, revealing the comedic highs and bitter lows of modern marriage. Tender, quirky, and honest, our third show of the season explores the oft-terrifying miracle of parenthood. Expecting Isabel is intended for mature audiences.

Morning of Service with Mustard Seed & Rollins Relief
Saturday, February 13
Meet at Tars Plaza / 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Center for Leadership and Community Engagement
The Mustard Seed of Central Florida works to provide clothing and furniture to more than 50,000 people in Central Florida. By serving those who are in crisis due to personal or natural disasters, Mustard Seed is able to add sustainability and hope to the local community. Volunteers will be sorting through furniture and donated materials in order for the organization to run smoothly.

Where Your Work Matters:  JUMPing into Post-Graduate Service Programs
Tuesday, February 16
Bierberbach-Reed room / 12:30 - 1:30 PM
Center for Leadership and Community Engagement, Career and Life Planning, Alumni, JUMP
Wondering what comes next after graduation? Learn more about post-graduate service programs! Join Career and Life Planning, Alumni Relations, and JUMP as they host a panel discussion with representatives from different service organizations and Rollins Alumni. Lunch will be provided!

Leveraging Your Rollins Experience
Wednesday, February 17
Bierberbach-Reed room / Campus Center / 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Center for Career and Life Planning
How can you showcase all of the amazing experiences and key accomplishments while at Rollins to maximize your career and graduate school opportunities?  Plan to attend this interactive session to learn how to promote your educational, leadership, research, social impact and work experiences to get noticed by employers and graduate/professional schools.  You take part in so many epic experiences over the course of your four years at Rollins so find out how to capture and market your liberal arts degree and soft skills on your resume, CV or LinkedIn Profile as well as during networking events and interviews.

MBTI Workshop

Thursday, February 18
Faculty Club / 4:00 - 5:30 PM
Center for Leadership and Community Engagement
This event will introduce individuals to their personality types, as well as team dynamics associated with the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).  Come learn about yourself and how you work with team members in your groups and organizations! 

Neighborhood Block Party
Friday, February 19
Tars Plaza / 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Rollins Foundations in the Liberal Arts/Center for Career & Life Planning
Join us for a day of friendly Neighborhood competition all across campus!  Participate in as many of the following events as you'd like: Improv Tournament (both competitive and non-competitive), Trivia Crack, Karaoke, Free Throw Contest, Dodgeball Tournament, and Sidewalk Art, to name a few.  Free snacks, prizes, and swag to all who attend!

Democracy Project & Pinehurst present: News Round-Up
Thursday, February 26
Pinehurst Porch / 12:30 - 1:30 PM
Pinehurst and Rollins Democracy Project 
Join Pinehurst and the Democracy Project for this biweekly program, thursdays from 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM on the Pinehurst Porch to discuss important local, national, and international current events. The News Round-Up gives our community a space to engage in meaningful conversations and learn from one another through civil dialogue.

Rollins Immersion: Citizens Take Action Alternative Spring Breaks
February 27 - March 7
Various Locations
Center for Leadership and Community Engagement
Join your fellow Tars to explore a new community and through direct community engagement, leadership development, and multicultural education learn more about how you can impact social change. Keep an eye on your email for application details from Immersion@Rollins.edu.

March


Rollins Women's Lacrosse Hosts Stonehill
Saturday, March 5
Barker Family Stadium / 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Rollins Athletics
The Rollins women's lacrosse team hosts perennial powerhouse Stonehill.

Sacred Ground: Interfaith Leadership in the 21st Century

Monday, March 8
Bush Auditorium / 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Vice President for Student Affairs and Winter Park Institute
We live at a time when people of different faith backgrounds are interacting with greater frequency than ever before. Eboo Patel, an internationally recognized leader of a growing interfaith movement, and founder and president of the Interfaith Youth Core, will deliver a lecture on “Sacred Ground: Interfaith Leadership in the 21st Century” on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 7 p.m. in Bush Auditorium as a Thomas P. Johnson guest lecture at Rollins. IFYC is an organization that views religious and philosophical traditions as bridges of cooperation built on religious pluralism rather than faith as a barrier of people. IFYC works primarily with college campuses to build a movement of interfaith cooperation by giving voice to religious and non-religious identities and fostering inspiring relationships with people of different backgrounds to take mutal action for the common good. Patel and IFYC believe that American college students, supported by their campuses, can be the interfaith leaders needed to make religion a bridge and not a barrier.  

Democracy Project & Pinehurst present: News Round-Up
Thursday, March 10
Pinehurst Porch / 12:30 - 1:30 PM
Pinehurst and Rollins Democracy Project
Join Pinehurst and the Democracy Project for this biweekly program, thursdays from 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM on the Pinehurst Porch to discuss important local, national, and international current events. The News Round-Up gives our community a space to engage in meaningful conversations and learn from one another through civil dialogue.

Morning of Service with Mustard Seed & Rollins Relief

Saturday, March 12
Meet at Tars Plaza / 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Center for Leadership & Community Engagement
The Mustard Seed of Central Florida works to provide clothing and furniture to more than 50,000 people in Central Florida. By serving those who are in crisis due to personal or natural disasters. Mustard Seed is able to add sustainability and hope to the local community. Volunteers will be sorting through furniture and donated materials in order for the organization to run smoothly.

Rally to the Polls
Tuesday, March 15
Meet at Tars Plaza, Carpool or bike to Polling Place / 8:00 - 7:00 PM
Center for Leadership & Community Engagement
Is your polling place the Winter Park Ninth Grade Center? If you live on campus and are registered to vote here in Florida, that's your precinct, and the Democracy Project and EcoRollins want to help YOU get to our polling place. Sign-up for one of the five time slot that works best for you and then meet at Tars Plaza (The Flagpole) at the designated time to participate in the carpool!  http://www.wejoinin.com/sheets/gqrpu  None of these times work for you? Ride over to the polling place via one of the bikes from the Rollins Bike Program! Just head over to the Olin Library, where the bikes will be housed for the day. You can check out one there and then return it back to Olin once you're done voting! If these transportation options aren't convenient for you, let us know and we can find an alternate solution: DPROJECT@ROLLINS.EDU.

Strengths/Focus 2 Review Session 
Wednesday, March 16
Bierberbach-Reed room / Campus Center / 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Center for Career and Life Planning
Have you ever wondered how your top five Strengths as well as your interests, values, personality and skills might help you explore potential majors and careers?  If so, you will want to attend this interactive, self-assessment session to gain greater insight about yourself and connections between StrengthsFinder and Focus 2 assessments.  All students that have completed the StrengthsFinder Assessment as well as Focus 2 are welcome to attend.

Cruising Through Diversity: Jackie Cruz from Orange is the New Black

Wednesday, March 16
Bush Auditorium / 7:30 - 8:30 PM
Rollins Event Planning, Center for Inclusion and Campus Involvement, and Lucy Cross Center
Join us for an evening with Jackie Cruz who plays Flaca on Orange is the New Black! 

Summit on Transforming Learning
Friday, March 18
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
The Summit on Transforming Learning brings together faculty and staff to participate in conversations around inclusion and diversity at Rollins. The Summit will offer opportunities for dialogue and learning around campus climate, curriculum, program innovation and collaboration.

March Madness in the Mangroves!
Friday, March 18 - Sunday, March 20
Off-Campus
Center for Leadership & Community Engagement
Come work with us and The Indian River Lagoon (IRL) Estuary, as we immerse ourselves in a diverse, shallow-water estuary that stretches across 40 percent of Florida’s east coast. Manatee, bottle-nosed dolphins, oysters, pelicans, and sea turtles are just a few of the wildlife that make IRL their home. Embrace March Madness in the Mangroves!

Lip Sync
Sunday, March 20
Alfond Sports Center / 2:00 - 5:00 PM
Student Government Association, Center for Inclusion and Campus Involvement
Lip Sync is a Rollins tradition where groups and student organizations from across campus come together for a friendly competition of dancing, lip syncing and school spirit. 

International Student and Scholars Services presents: International Film Festival
Monday, March 21
Various Campus Locations / 5:00 - 8:00 PM
Office of International Student and Scholar Services
Office of International Student & Scholar Services invites you to a week long International Film Festival. A committee of students partnered with faculty will be selecting international films to show each evening from Monday-Thursday March 21 -24, 2016. Come and watch these unique films followed by a discussion led by a faculty member.

Career & Internship Expo 2016
Thursday, March 24
Alfond Sports Center / 12:00 - 3:00 PM
Center for Career and Life Planning
Rollins career centers invite all current students and alumni to attend the annual Career & Internship Expo on Thursday, March 24th in the Alfond Sports Center. This event consists of approximately 60 organizations offering full-time positions, internships and part-time employment. Each organization will have representatives available to discuss opportunities. Rollins Career & Internship Expo is NOT just for Rollins seniors and alumni, but for all first-year students, sophomores, juniors and graduate students too!  It is an opportunity to network with employers, learn more about different career fields, and possibly take an important step toward getting a job or an internship.  Expo also provides a chance for students to research different companies they may want to work with someday.

Democracy Project & Pinehurst present: News Round-Up
Thursday, March 24
Pinehurst Porch / 12:30 - 1:30 PM
Pinehurst and Rollins Democracy Project
Join Pinehurst and the Democracy Project for this biweekly program, thursdays from 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM on the Pinehurst Porch to discuss important local, national, and international current events. The News Round-Up gives our community a space to engage in meaningful conversations and learn from one another through civil dialogue.

Plutocrats United: Campaign Finance and the Presidential Election
Thursday, March 31
Bush Auditorium / 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Center for Leadership and Community Engagement and Department of Political Science
Rollins career centers invite all current students and alumni to attend the annual Career & Internship Expo on Thursday, March 24th in the Alfond Sports Center. This event consists of approximately 60 organizations offering full-time positions, internships and part-time employment. Each organization will have representatives available to discuss opportunities. Rollins Career & Internship Expo is NOT just for Rollins seniors and alumni, but for all first-year students, sophomores, juniors and graduate students too!  It is an opportunity to network with employers, learn more about different career fields, and possibly take an important step toward getting a job or an internship. Expo also provides a chance for students to research different companies they may want to work with someday.

April


Orlando City Soccer

Friday, April 1
OCS Stadium / 4:00 - 9:00 PM
Office of International Student and Scholar Services
The Office of International Student & Scholar Services invites you to an Orlando City soccer game! This event will include transportation, a tour of the facility, and a meeting with Orlando City executives.

Presidential Inauguration Day of Service
Saturday, April 2
Location and Date TBD

2nd Annual Rollins Rally Against Violence
Tuesday, April 5
Mills Lawn / 12:30 - 2:00 PM
Title IX
Join us for the kick-off event to Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) at Rollins. A short program will be followed by the opportunity to build community and connect with various internal and external organizations hosting tables with information and activities. WPRK will be playing music and will broadcast the program live. Light food and refreshments will be served. Come and take the It's On Us pledge and receive a campaign button (while supplies last). In addition, all Rollins men are invited to take the White Ribbon pledge, and will receive a small token gift for doing so (while supplies last). Preventing sexual violence on campus takes more than one department, office, club, team, administrator, professor, staff member, or student. It takes all of us, working together in big and small ways. Everyone can play a role in creating safety, equality, and respect on campus.

Fred Stone Theatre Second Stage Production: Detroit
April 6, 7, and 8 at 8pm
April 9 at 2pm and 8pm
Fred Stone Theatre
Department of Theatre and Dance 
Detroit follows recently unemployed Ben and financially anxious Mary as they welcome fresh-out-of-rehab neighbors Kenny and Sharon to suburbia. As the couples try bringing some sizzle to their average lives, they start a fire they can't put out. From pleasantries to dirty dancing, Detroit is a "scary-funny" play that deals with addicition, affluence, and the power of nostalgia.

Democracy Project & Pinehurst present: News Round-Up
Thursday, April 7
Pinehurst Porch / 12:30 - 1:30 PM
Pinehurst and Rollins Democracy Project
Join Pinehurst and the Democracy Project for this biweekly program, thursdays from 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM on the Pinehurst Porch to discuss important local, national, and international current events. The News Round-Up gives our community a space to engage in meaningful conversations and learn from one another through civil dialogue.

RIP Tag Invitational
Friday, April 8
Fred Stone Theater / 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Department of Theatre and Dance
During this annual event, Rollins Improv Players (RIP) welcome any student to come at noon, learn a few games, and jump into a team of improvisers to perform in the show at 1pm!

Morning of Service with Mustard Seed & Rollins Relief
Saturday, April 9
Meet at Tars Plaza / 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Center for Leadership and Community Engagement
The Mustard Seed of Central Florida works to provide clothing and furniture to more than 50,000 people in Central Florida. By serving those who are in crisis due to personal or natural disasters. Mustard Seed is able to add sustainability and hope to the local community. Volunteers will be sorting through furniture and donated materials in order for the organization to run smoothly.

SGA Presidential & Vice Presidential Debate
Monday, April 11
Bush Auditorium / 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Student Government Association
Be an informed voter! Come learn about how candidates for President and Vice President of SGA plan to lead.

Wellness Fair
Thursday, April 14
Mills & Bush Lawn / 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wellness Center
Join us at the 2nd Annual Wellness Fair for food, fun and activities celebrating the 9 Dimensions of Wellness!  Zorb Balls, chair massages and more!

Annie Russell Theatre Main Stage Production: Hello, Dolly!
April 15 & 16 at 8pm 
April 17 at 4pm 
April 20, 21, & 22 at 8pm 
April 23 at 2pm & 8pm
Annie Russell Theatre
Department of Theatre and Dance
The incomparable Dolly is traveling to Yonkers to help the grumpy widower Horace find a second wife. It’s not long until the beloved matchmaker and self-proclaimed “meddler” reveals a plan to marry Horace herself – and Dolly always gets what she wants! An iconic musical about second chances, Hello, Dolly! is chock full of classics like “Before the Parade Passes By,” “Put on Your Sunday Clothes,” “Ribbons Down My Back,” and the unforgettable title song. Come fall in love again (or for the first time) with one of musical theatre’s most marvelous heroines!

Rollins Softball vs Barry
Saturday, April 16
Martin Luther King Jr. Park / 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Rollins Athletics
The Rollins softball team will host perennial powerhouse and SSC rival Barry.

Strengths/Focus 2 Review Session
Tuesday, April 19
Bierberbach-Reed room / Campus Center / 3:00 - 4:00 PM
Center for Career and Life Planning
Have you ever wondered how your top five Strengths as well as your interests, values, personality and skills might help you explore potential majors and careers?  If so, you will want to attend this interactive, self-assessment session to gain greater insight about yourself and connections between StrengthsFinder and Focus 2 assessments.  All students that have completed the StrengthsFinder Assessment as well as Focus 2 are welcome to attend.

Democracy Project & Pinehurst present: News Round-Up
Thursday, April 21
Pinehurst Porch / 12:30 - 1:30 PM
Pinehurst and Rollins Democracy Project
Join Pinehurst and the Democracy Project for this biweekly program, thursdays from 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM on the Pinehurst Porch to discuss important local, national, and international current events. The News Round-Up gives our community a space to engage in meaningful conversations and learn from one another through civil dialogue.

Unwind Before You Unravel Wellness Fair 
Thursday, April 21
Bush Lawn / 3:00 - 7:00 PM
Wellness Center
Come enjoy a fun and interactive fair that introduces students, faculty and staff to wellness resources on campus and in the area. Attendees will engage in hands-on learning experiences related to wellness and participate in interactive activities designed to find little ways to make every day a little more manageable. With over 25 on-campus and local area vendors, participants will be able to access a variety of wellness services relating to the nine wellness themes.

Student Leadership Awards Banquet
Monday, April 25
Alfond Sports Complex / 5:00 - 8:00 PM
Center for Leadership and Community Engagement, Center for Involvement and Campus Inclusion, and Student Government Association
Join us as Student Affairs honors student leaders from across campus during this Rollins tradition!

Cut to...Senior Show
Friday, April 29
Fred Stone Theater / 8:00 - 9:00 PM
Department of Theatre and Dance
The graduating members of Rollins Improv Players perform together one last time in this signature long-form show that uses the language of film to jump backwards and forwards in time.