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.

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.

Children’s Literature Students Volunteer to Help Young Ethiopians “Eager for English”

Children’s Literature Students Volunteer to Help Young Ethiopians “Eager for English”

Hollins graduate students partnered with Peace Corps Ethiopia to produce creative short stories that have been published in various regions of the African nation. The stories supplement English language instruction in grades four through eight.

Hollins Professor Infuses Medicine with Art at Virginia Tech Carilion Mini Medical

Hollins Professor Infuses Medicine with Art at Virginia Tech Carilion Mini Medical

Assistant Professor of Art Jennifer Anderson is presenting “The Human Form Through the History of Art” at VTC School of Medicine’s first forum for creative learning about medicine, “Anatomy for Artists and Other Curious Sorts.”

Hollins, Roanoke College Announce Perry F. Kendig Award Winners for 2013

Hollins, Roanoke College Announce Perry F. Kendig Award Winners for 2013

Artist Harriet Stokes, Studios on the Square owner Richard Kurshan, and the Roanoke Children’s Theatre are this year’s honorees.

Hollins Named to 2013 Presidential Honor Roll for Community Service

Hollins Named to 2013 Presidential Honor Roll for Community Service

The President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll has recognized Hollins six times since the program’s inception in 2006.

Hollins Hosts Fear 2 Freedom Event to Help Sexual Assault Survivors

Hollins Hosts Fear 2 Freedom Event to Help Sexual Assault Survivors

Students are assembling care packages that Carilion Clinic will provide to victims of rape and other sexual violence.

President Gray Joins Other College Leaders in Calling for Tougher Gun Control Laws

President Gray Joins Other College Leaders in Calling for Tougher Gun Control Laws

College Presidents for Gun Safety, a coalition of more than 160 college and university presidents, issued an open letter to U.S. policy makers requesting “thoughtful and urgent action to ensure that current and future generations may live and learn in a country free from the threat of gun violence.”

Playwright’s Lab’s New Works Initiative Builds Artistic, Economic Partnerships Locally and Nationwide

Playwright’s Lab’s New Works Initiative Builds Artistic, Economic Partnerships Locally and Nationwide

The initiative provides production assistance and travel costs for dozens of student readings and productions in legitimate theatres.

Hollins Answers the Call to Help Fill “Elijah’s Backpack”

Hollins Answers the Call to Help Fill “Elijah’s Backpack”

Angela Welch ’14, University Chaplain Jenny Call, and Randi Pedroza ’14 (left to right) carry some of the items collected during a campus food drive supporting a community ministry that provides local children in need with healthy meals.

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