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Reunion 2010

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Welcome Home
445 alumnae and guests traveled from around the globe to celebrate Reunion 2010. The group represented 7 decades of Hollins women, and reminded us all that women who are going places truly do start at Hollins!
Reunion 2010 Walking Tour
After exploring the Roanoke area on Thursday evening, alumnae were offered a tour of campus on Friday morning, which was led by current students who focused on how campus facilities have evolved.
Honor Guard Luncheon
The Honor Guard welcomed the Class of 1960 with a luncheon in the Botetourt Reading Room on Friday afternoon.  Betsy Forsythe Hailey '60 encouraged the group to "reclaim [their] inner 21-year-olds" when she made her featured Honor Guard remarks.
Godard Alumnae College Class
Renee Godard, professor of biology and director of environmental studies, spoke to a packed house about about the research carried out in the biology department documenting bacteria, including E. coli, in beverages dispensed from drinking fountains.
The "Hollins Women Making History: Alumnae Panel" featured (from left to right) Elizabeth Brownlee Kolmstetter '85, Caroline Arnold Davis '60, Flo Neher Traywick '45, Shannon Ravenel '60, Carol Semple Thompson '70, and Anna Logan Lawson '65 (as moderator.)
1842 and Heritage Reception
President Nancy Oliver Gray hosted a cocktail reception for members of The 1842 Society and Heritage Society at her home.
Friday Dinner in the Kirby Riding Ring
Meredith McDonnell '12 (left) was one of the riders featured at Friday evening's dinner in the Kirby Riding Ring.  The dinner celebrated the achievements of this year's riding team, including their ODAC championship title and their 4th place finish at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association's National Championships.
Class of 1970 at the Parade
All smiles, the class of 1970 displayed their Hollins pride during the Parade of Classes on Saturday morning.
Class of 1960
The class of 1960 celebrated their golden anniversary in style!
Alumnae Celebration
Voices from generations of Hollins women were raised to sing "The Green and the Gold" as the alumnae celebration concluded.
25th Luncheon
The class of 1985 celebrated their 25th Reunion with a special luncheon in the Beale Garden on Saturday afternoon.
2010 Athletic Hall of Fame inductees

Saturday afternoon also saw the following alumnae inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame (left to right): Gail Gathmann Becker '65, Maria Bishop Shannon '96, Mardie Warner Off '70, and Chase Wagner Bahlman '85.

Saturday dinner
Members of the class of 2000 gathered on Front Quad for dinner Saturday evening.
Until Reunion 2015...
Alumnae departed campus on Sunday after a wonderful weekend of reconnecting with their classmates and learning more about Hollins today.