Hollins Launches Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

Hollins Launches Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

Hollins is paying tribute to one of its best-known alumnae and one of America’s most beloved children’s authors by establishing a literary award in her name.

Faculty Members Honored at Founder’s Day Convocation

Faculty Members Honored at Founder’s Day Convocation

Professor of Spanish Alison Ridley and Associate Professor of Communication Studies Vladimir Bratic received the Roberta A. Stewart Service Award and the Herta T. Freitag Faculty Legacy Award, respectively.

Hollins Students to Debate “Ethics and the Family” at 16th Annual Ethics Bowl

Hollins Students to Debate “Ethics and the Family” at 16th Annual Ethics Bowl

Hollins captured the Ethics Bowl championship in 2014 and will once again compete against other student teams from Virginia’s leading independent colleges and universities.

Lorraine Lange to Lead Hollins’ Graduate Programs in Teaching and Liberal Studies

Lorraine Lange to Lead Hollins’ Graduate Programs in Teaching and Liberal Studies

Lange, who has enjoyed a distinguished career in education, is retiring as superintendent of Roanoke County Public Schools in June. The 2012 Virginia Superintendent of the Year brings her knowledge and expertise to Hollins the following month.

Hollins Enters Into Cooperative Agreement to Pave the Way for Solar Energy on Campus

Hollins Enters Into Cooperative Agreement to Pave the Way for Solar Energy on Campus

Hollins and 14 other private nonprofit colleges in Virginia will engage in a three-year program designed to help them navigate the complex legal, regulatory, and technical challenges associated with installing solar systems, leverage group purchasing power to achieve price reductions for hardware and installation services, and create a learning network accessible by other organizations considering solar power.

Hollins Professor Part of First Large U.S. Delegation to Visit Cuba Since Opening of Relations

Hollins Professor Part of First Large U.S. Delegation to Visit Cuba Since Opening of Relations

LeeRay Costa, who teaches gender and women’s studies and anthropology at Hollins, says she is “eager to understand Cuban perspectives on women’s and LGBT rights, race relations, environmental sustainability, and food justice.”

Hollins Partners with Other Local Colleges and Universities for “Selma” Screening

Hollins Partners with Other Local Colleges and Universities for “Selma” Screening

The January 27 event is intended to promote discussions in and among local college communities about equal rights and the need to continue to build “the beloved community” espoused by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Special Program, Day of Service to Honor Martin Luther King, Jr.

Special Program, Day of Service to Honor Martin Luther King, Jr.

In recognition of King’s life and work, members of the campus community will present poems, songs, and original works and then engage in volunteer activities with several Roanoke Valley non-profit organizations.

Hollins Alumna and One of America’s Most Dynamic Pastors to Speak at 173rd Commencement

Hollins Alumna and One of America’s Most Dynamic Pastors to Speak at 173rd Commencement

A 1975 graduate of Hollins, Rev. Dr. Cynthia Hale is founding and senior pastor of Georgia’s Ray of Hope Christian Church and has been hailed for her leadership, integrity, and compassion.

Hollins Announces Website Redesign

Hollins Announces Website Redesign

Features include easy navigation, a refreshed look, and clean content to provide a user-friendly online experience. The site also boasts a new responsive design to accommodate the increasing amount of web traffic that comes from tablets and mobile devices.

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