May 29 – 31, 2015
Connect. Contemplate. Celebrate. At Reunion 2015!
Celebrating all classes ending in 5 or 0, and the class of 2013.
Come home to reminisce with old friends, explore Hollins today, and celebrate the connections that we all share.The entire Hollins family, regardless of class year, is invited to return and bring their families.
Register by May 15 for the early bird discount!
Reunion Weekend Highlights:
CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF HOLLINS ABROAD
Join us in commemorating a combined one hundred years of Hollins Abroad: 60 years in Paris and 40 years in London. Learn the fascinating history of the Paris and London programs and what changes are being made to further support these programs in years to come. Saturday, May 30, 2 – 3 pm. You are also invited to:
- High Tea, Saturday, May 30, 4 pm.
- French Wine Reception, Friday, May 29, 5:30 pm.
Hollins Then & Now
Discussion panel with Hollins president Nancy Oliver Gray, former president Paula P. Brownlee, and former chair of the board of trustees Anna Logan Lawson ’65. Current and former Hollins leaders reflect on the global and national social issues of the 1960s to today, and how they have impacted our campus. Saturday, May 30, 1:30 pm.
A WORLD APART: ALUMNAE PANEL
Friday afternoon’s alumnae panel will feature a spectrum of distinguished alumnae who will reflect upon their Hollins Abroad experience and how it impacted their lives. Friday, May 29, 4 pm. Panelists will include:
- Mary K. Ralph Gaillard ’60
- Florida Smith Ellis ’65
- Elizabeth Goodman Pritchard ’80, moderator
- Elizabeth Brownlee Kolmstetter ’85
- Antoinette Hillian ’00
ORAL HISTORY PROJECT: WOMEN WHO ARE GOING PLACES START AT HOLLINS
Hollins alumnae across generations are connected by shared traditions, but your Hollins memories are unique to you. Consider sharing these stories with alumnae relations and the university archivist; we would love to listen and help preserve your story for future generations of Hollins women. Locations and times to be determined.
ALUMNAE VENDOR FAIR
Hollins alumnae are invited to participate in the Alumnae Vendor Fair; we welcome entrepreneurs, authors, and artists to reserve a booth to share their work with the Hollins community. Please note that space is limited. Alumnae vendors contact us: email@example.com. Friday, May 29, 1 – 3 pm and Saturday, May 30, 2 – 4 pm.
RACE TO REUNION: ALUMNAE REFERRALS
A challenge is on for Reunion 2015 class year alumnae: we encourage you to participate in the Race to Reunion by referring a high school student of any age by May 30, 2015, to Hollins. Your goal: 200 new referrals. The Reunion class that refers the most students will be announced at the Alumnae Celebration on Saturday, May 30, and win the Race! If your referral is received before the student’s admission to Hollins, she will receive a one-time $500 tuition grant. Encourage her to visit our beautiful campus, which could earn her an additional $500 Campus Visit Grant. Refer a student today!