Eleanor D. Wilson Museum Announces New Director

Eleanor D. Wilson Museum Announces New Director

Hollins University’s Wilson Museum has named Jenine Culligan, senior curator at the Huntington Museum of Art in Huntington, West Virginia, as its new director. She begins her duties May 4.

Hollins Announces Open House Sessions for Current Sweet Briar Students

Hollins Announces Open House Sessions for Current Sweet Briar Students

To help current Sweet Briar College students determine which college or university would be the right fit for them as they make plans to continue and complete their education, Hollins University is hosting four open house sessions between March 6 – 15.

Hollins to Accept Sweet Briar College Students for 2015 Fall Semester

Hollins to Accept Sweet Briar College Students for 2015 Fall Semester

Hollins has entered into a “teach-out” arrangement with Sweet Briar College for students who need to transfer to another school following Sweet Briar’s cessation of classes.

President Gray’s Statement on the Closing of Sweet Briar College

We are saddened to learn that Sweet Briar College has announced its intention to close at the end of the current semester. While Hollins and Sweet Briar have enjoyed a lively rivalry for decades, the foundation of our relationship with one another has always been rooted in a strong spirit of sisterhood. However, Hollins and […]

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.”

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