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Jeff Hodges
Director of Public Relations
Hollins University
P.O. Box 9657
Roanoke, VA 24020-1657
(540) 362-6503
Fax: (540) 362-6500

Office location:
Cocke Memorial Building, Third Floor

Dotty Weaver
Campus Events Coordinator
(540) 362-6021

Office location:
Bradley Hall

Press releases

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August 25 Hollins Presents Outcasts United Author Warren St. John October 5
August 24 Hollins, Emory & Henry Announce Shared Energy Manager
August 10 Distinguished Speakers Series Welcomes Nobel Prize Winner Wangari Maathai September 26
August 9 Certificate Program in Children’s Book Illustration Welcomes National Book Award Nominee Wendy Watson
July 27 Kentucky Couple’s Estate Honors Their Daughter’s Memory with Leadership Scholarship
July 15 Hollins Meets $5 Million Batten Challenge to Enhance Scholarships, Leadership Opportunities
July 8 Hollins to Participate In Va. Private College Week, July 25 - 30
July 5 PROject proJECT Brings Projection and Light-Based Art to Downtown Roanoke for the First Time July 22
June 13 CASE Honors Hollins for Fundraising Initiatives
April 26 Hollins Announces New Athletic Director and Chair of Physical Education
April 20 Hollins Featured in The Princeton Review’s Guide to 311 Green Colleges
April 19 Hollins Announces New Vice President for Enrollment
April 12 Hollins Receives "Teaching with Today’s Technology" Grant from VFIC, Verizon Foundation
April 12 Hollins Celebrates Earth Day 2011
March 15 "RoboBees!" Invade Hollins March 31
March 15 The "Canoe Guru" Headlines Film Festival Roadshow at Hollins
March 2 Hollins, Emory & Henry Team Up For Energy Conservation Project
February 21 Hollins Welcomes Chef Gabrielle Hamilton for Reading/Book Signing March 15, Benefit Dinner March 16
January 27 Hollins Students to Debate "Ethics and Privacy" at Wachovia Ethics Bowl
January 25 Hollins Launches Certificate Program in Children’s Book Illustration
January 24 Hollins Professor Chronicles Political Career of George Allen
January 24 Documentary Exploring the Local Food Movement Comes to Hollins Feb. 23
January 5 Journalist to Discuss “Why the Clustering of Like-Minded America Is Tearing Us Apart” Feb. 9
January 5 Hollins’ January Short Term Features Unique Learning Opportunities
January 5 Hollins Hosts Oxfam America Hunger Banquet Jan. 17


December 7 Hollins Ranked Among the Nation’s "25 Colleges with the Best Professors"
December 3 Hollins Professor Chosen for NEA Creative Writing Fellowship
October 28 Tennis Coach Leslie Bernard and Family Honored by the United States Tennis Association
October 21 Hollins Receives $30,000 Grant for “Green Education through Green Power”
October 19 Hollins Professor Named Director of Center for Creative Writing
October 19 Hollins Dance Department Presents Fall Dance Gathering Nov. 4-6
October 19 Women’s Leadership Award Ceremony Celebrates Hollins/Virginia Western Educational Partnership
October 12 Lee Smith ’67 Wins Thomas Wolfe Prize for Contributions to Literature
October 5 Dr. Jeanne Larsen Honored as First Jackson Chair in Creative Writing
September 23 Hollins Professor’s New Documentary Explores Family Connection to Controversial Post-World War II Program
August 25 Hollins Among Top Ten Nationally for Alumnae Fundraising Support
August 19 Hollins Welcomes Rebecca Skloot, Author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Nov. 9
July 12 Hollins "Blows the Lid Off" Fundraising Goal, Completes Historic $125 Million Campaign
July 8 Hollinsummer Expands to Welcome Middle Schoolers
July 6 Hollins to Participate In Va. Private College Week, July 26 - 31
June 25 Hollins Senior Among Israeli, Palestinian Students in Unique Summer Program Dedicated to Leadership Training, Peace-Building
June 11 Professor of Dance Donna Faye Burchfield Resigns
April 29 Hollins Receives $5 Million Batten Challenge to Enhance Scholarships, Leadership Opportunities
April 19 Hollins Riding Team Heads to Nationals for the First Time in Five Years
April 13 Hollins Meets and Exceeds Second $500,000 Belk Challenge to Earn Matching Grant
March 26 Hollins Receives $1 Million Gift to Strengthen Study Abroad Program
March 26 Lex Allen Literary Festival Celebrates Golden Anniversary
March 9 Hollins Alumna, Faculty to Play Key Roles During Historic Garden Week in Virginia
March 2 Frederick Douglass Portrayal Captures Strength, Dignity of Civil Rights Leader
February 26 Hollins Receives National Recognition for Community Service, Named to President's Honor Roll
January 21 Hollins President Joins CIC Board of Directors
January 12 Unique Seminars Highlight Short Term at Hollins