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FIRST-YEAR:
Nikki Johnson Williams
Director of Admission
1-800-456-9595
(540) 362-6401
huadm@hollins.edu

TRANSFER:
Mary Ellen Apgar
Transfer Student Admission Coordinator
1-800-456-9595
huadm@hollins.edu

INTERNATIONAL:
Stacey Hill
International Student Admission Coordinator
1-800-456-9595
huintl@hollins.edu

HORIZON:
Mary Ellen Apgar
Director, Horizon Program
(540) 362-6609
apgarme2@hollins.edu

Meet Some Horizon Students

Carrie Dixon

Carrie Dixon

As she prepares to graduate from Hollins in 2012 with a degree in sociology and a certificate in leadership, Carrie Dixon reflects on the ways Horizon has broadened her world view and guided her down the path of self-discovery.


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Melissa Hairston

Melissa Hairston

After a career in retail sales and management, Melissa Hairston is using Horizon to realize her dream of working in law enforcement. She explains what it’s like to go back to college and how she’s gained an unprecedented degree of self-belief in the process.


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Laura Hawley

Laura Hawley

Environmental studies major Laura Hawley discusses the life-changing experiences she’s enjoyed through two Hollins-sponsored trips to the Caribbean and how Horizon has enabled her to learn, "There are no limits unless you put limits on yourself."


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Ginny Patrick

Ginny Patrick

Returning to college this year after a 15-year break, Ginny Patrick talks about how the Horizon program and its exceptional support system is helping her balance a busy family life with pursuing a studio art major and a certificate in education.


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