From the arts to the laboratory and from the classroom to the boardroom, Hollins graduates have had a positive and lasting influence on our communities, our nation, and our world.
During the 2016-17 academic year, Hollins is celebrating 175 years of preparing students for lives of active learning, fulfilling work, personal growth, achievement, and service to society. • Beginning in 1842, Hollins has evolved into the small university it is today, offering a rigorous liberal arts education to women complemented by eight coed graduate programs. During the course of 175 years, the opportunities extended to Hollins students have prepared them well for an ever-changing world. • Through historical and contemporary challenges and significant societal change, Hollins has both endured and thrived.