Small College in Central Florida has Global Reach Rollins College incorporates global citizenship and responsible leadership into curriculum

Rollins College incorporates global citizenship and responsible leadership into curriculum In December 2007, Rollins partnered with Galápagos ICE, a non-profit organization based out of the United States that focuses on improving health and education in the Galápagos. Serving as the “capstone experience” for a fall term course called Activism 101, 29 Rollins students as well as faculty and staff traveled to Isla Santa Cruz, Galápagos, to engage in a 10-day service immersion trip teaching high school students at Colegio Miguel Angel Cazares. The Rollins group taught the Galápagaño students English language skills and environmental conservation tips and instructed them in basic computer technology. “The great thing about this experience is that Rollins College is the first university to come to this high school and have this intercultural exchange with these students,” said Emily Pozo, president and founder of Galápagos ICE. Rollins also brought 14 desktop computers, four laptops, digital cameras, games, network gear and other supplies to donate to the high school so that the students could continue what they learned once Rollins was gone. Rollins is planning to return to the Galapagos for additional service learning trips in 2009. Founded in 1885, Rollins College is Florida ‘s oldest recognized college, and is consistently ranked by US News & World Report as one of ” America ‘s best colleges.” The College of Arts & Sciences offers full-time undergraduate programs in the