Nine undergraduate students won awards at the annual Hollins Student Conference, held on April 11.
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.
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.
Putting together navigation plans, learning more about the Roanoke Valley, touring with a children’s theatre production, producing comic books and graphic novels, researching the history of Hollins University, and even identifying and avoiding BS are some of the distinctive course offerings engaging Hollins students during the school’s January 2015 Short Term session.
Eight students from Hollins and six from Roanoke represented Tunisia and Gabon, respectively, at the American Model United Nations Conference in Chicago.
Hollins University is participating in an exceptional construction project composed of over a million business cards and encompassing the entire Earth.
The program continues its focus on helping writers generate new work and its non-credit workshops are now offered at a lower cost.
The team was recognized by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America for its cumulative grade point average.
Elizabeth Cheng ’14 (left) and Shannon Ciccarello ’17 were honored by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association.
Guest speaker Ellen Goldsmith-Vein ’84, the first woman to head her own entertainment management company and one of the most powerful women in Hollywood, reminded this year’s graduates that “kindness is what keeps you human through the madness, and keeps the monster of greed out of the war of ambition.”