Hollins Receives Grant from the NADA Foundation

Hollins Receives Grant from the NADA Foundation

Hollins University has received a $7,000 donation from the National Automobile Dealers Charitable Foundation to be used for the emergency needs of students. The contribution was provided through the NADA Foundation’s Joseph J. Sanchez Memorial Fund.

Hollins Competes in Second Annual Canstruction Southwest Virginia

Hollins Competes in Second Annual Canstruction Southwest Virginia

Hollins is one of nine contending teams taking part in the second annual Canstruction Southwest Virginia, a “can do” event raising hunger awareness and collecting food through a colossal canned food sculpture competition.

Whitewater Racers Capture Second at Collegiate Race Series National Championships

Whitewater Racers Capture Second at Collegiate Race Series National Championships

Hollins University canoers and kayakers earned second place in the Women’s Championship competition at the annual American Canoe Association Collegiate Race Series National Championships, held November 1 on the Rappahannock River in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Students Take Part in Quest to Build the Largest Fractal Ever

Students Take Part in Quest to Build the Largest Fractal Ever

Hollins University is participating in an exceptional construction project composed of over a million business cards and encompassing the entire Earth.

Hollins Professor Wins Faulkner-Wisdom Competition Award

Hollins Professor Wins Faulkner-Wisdom Competition Award

Professor of English Marilyn Moriarty was honored for her work, “Swerves,” which was praised as an “eloquent and skillful essay [that] brings to readers a clear-sighted vision and the confident measures of a riveting, necessary voice.”

M.F.A. in Dance Student Wins AAUW Career Development Grant

M.F.A. in Dance Student Wins AAUW Career Development Grant

The grants are presented annually by the American Association of University Women to help empower women in furthering their careers.

Hollins, Roanoke College Announce Perry F. Kendig Award Winners for 2014

Hollins, Roanoke College Announce Perry F. Kendig Award Winners for 2014

Co-sponsored by Hollins and Roanoke College, the Kendig Awards recognize distinction in arts and culture in the Roanoke Valley. Awards are presented in each of the following categories: Individual Artist, Individual or Business Supporter, and Arts and Culture Organization.

“Orange is the New Black” Star Laverne Cox Comes to Hollins for Sold-Out Appearance

“Orange is the New Black” Star Laverne Cox Comes to Hollins for Sold-Out Appearance

The Emmy-nominated actress and transgender advocate spoke at Hollins on September 28 about the importance of moving beyond gender expectations to live more authentically.

Hollins Theatre Honored for Producing Women Playwrights

Hollins Theatre Honored for Producing Women Playwrights

Hollins is among the more than 60 theatres from around the world receiving this year’s 50/50 Applause Award from the International Centre for Women Playwrights.

Library Hike Seeks to Inspire Creativity

Library Hike Seeks to Inspire Creativity

Sponsored by Wyndham Robertson Library and the Hollins Outdoor Program, this initiative is using the Blue Ridge Mountains and a few good books to help the campus community explore the connections between movement, nature, and literature.

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