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.

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 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.

Swimmers Achieve Scholar All American Status

Swimmers Achieve Scholar All American Status

The team was recognized by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America for its cumulative grade point average.

The Princeton Review Features Hollins in “The Best 379 Colleges”

The Princeton Review Features Hollins in “The Best 379 Colleges”

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.

Two Hollins Authors Are Among This Year’s “Best New Poets”

Two Hollins Authors Are Among This Year’s “Best New Poets”

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.

Film Written by MFA Grad to be Broadcast Nationally

Film Written by MFA Grad to be Broadcast Nationally

“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.

Children’s Literature Graduate Student Shares Inaugural Manchester Writing for Children Prize

Children’s Literature Graduate Student Shares Inaugural Manchester Writing for Children Prize

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.

Golfers Named All-American Scholars

Golfers Named All-American Scholars

Elizabeth Cheng ’14 (left) and Shannon Ciccarello ’17 were honored by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association.

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