In collaboration with the senior administration, facilities management, faculty, and staff of Rollins College, EYP designed a building addition and renovation of the original Mills Memorial Hall, reimagined as the new Campus Center in the newly named Kathleen W. Rollins Hall. Envisioned as the embodiment of the mission of the College, this transformed building takes advantage of its prominent location, both physically and symbolically on campus.
Facing the campus lawn, the main level of the building creates spaces to engage students in community building as global citizens, community leaders, and socially responsible change makers. One level down, the first-floor programming integrates Academic Advising, Fellowships & External Scholarships, and Career & Life Planning in a highly visible, accessible and interactive hub encouraging the pursuit of meaningful lives and productive careers. A new addition to the south forges a connection to the campus social hub linking these student focused programming spaces with an existing highly utilized, successful outdoor space. The third level of the building was transformed into large new classrooms and recreates the College’s primary event space – the Galloway Room – with two flanking seminar rooms and catering support in the addition.
- 37,160 SF
Heart of Campus
Join Rollins College student, Rashaunna Campbell, as she walks the facility to ask students what they think about the new center of campus.
"Rollins Gateway is the entry to an integrated developmental pathway where students are empowered to chart their own paths, preparing them for life beyond Rollins." - Micki Meyer, Lord Family Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Community