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.
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.”
The grants are presented annually by the American Association of University Women to help empower women in furthering their careers.
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.
Only about 15% of America’s 2,500 four-year colleges are profiled in the book, which is The Princeton Review’s flagship college guide.
The team was recognized by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America for its cumulative grade point average.
Works by S.H. Lohmann ’08, M.F.A. ’12 and Brittney Scott M.F.A. ’10 will be featured in the annual anthology, which showcases 50 poems from emerging writers.
“Susie’s Hope” was written and produced by Dan A.R. Kelly, who received his MFA in screenwriting and film studies from Hollins this spring. The film will be shown on the cable and satellite television network UP on August 3 and made available nationwide on DVD August 12.
Ashleigh Gill was honored at the recent Manchester Children’s Book Festival in northwest England and received half of the £2,000 first prize award.
Elizabeth Cheng ’14 (left) and Shannon Ciccarello ’17 were honored by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association.