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Rollins College – Winter Park, Florida

From the Rollins website:

Rollins was recently named by USA Today as one of the top 20 colleges most committed to community service.  Earlier this month, Rollins was also honored by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) as a leader among institutions of higher education for its support of volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement. Rollins was one of six colleges and universities to receive Presidential Awards in the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to community service.

From America’s Best Kept College Secrets

“When independent school counselors think of Florida, they think of Rollins; when they think “South,” they think Rollins.  When they think gorgeous, without fail, they think of Rollins. Today almost 40% of undergraduates are graduates of independent schools and almost 40% are from New England or the Middle Atlantic states.  As a result, there is a climate of broader ambition and a far more sophisticated student body than that felt at near neighbor, the University of Central Florida…”

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