Wilson Museum Presents “Ben Hatke: Nobody Likes a Goblin” Through Sept. 15
The exhibition features 40 original watercolors from the children’s book of the same title along with original artwork from his books Julia’s House for Lost Creatures, Little Robot, Mighty Jack, and the New York Times bestseller Zita the Spacegirl.
Nancy Oliver Gray Returns to Hollins as Interim President
Gray was president of Hollins from 2005 – 2017, and will guide the University during the search for the school’s 13th president.
An Important Message from the Board of Trustees to the Hollins Community
President Pareena Lawrence has decided to step down from her position to pursue her long-standing interest in international education and development.
Wilson Museum Exhibition Inspired by the Ideas of Immigrants and “Otherness”
Award-winning author and illustrator Mary Jane Begin deconstructs the creative process and shares the development of two book projects in the exhibition “Mapping the Imagination,” which will be on display June 28 – September 9. Begin will become chair of Hollins’ M.F.A. summer program in children’s book writing and illustrating on July 1.
Rising Senior Is Among “The World’s Best and Brightest International Students to Experience The Real Saudi Arabia”
Katie Grandelli ’20, an international studies major and history and economics double-minor, recently spent a week immersed in the history, culture, academics, and politics of the Middle Eastern nation.
Gift To Wilson Museum’s Permanent Collection Honors Hollins Staff Member
Alex Trower ’86, chair of the Hollins University Board of Trustees, announced that the two works of art would “honor the wonderful work and deep commitment of our own Brook Dickson.” Dickson, who serves as executive assistant to the president and secretary for the Board of Trustees, is retiring from Hollins on June 30.
“Keep On Defeating Those Mountains”: Class of 2019 Is Celebrated At 177th Commencement
The university conferred 224 undergraduate and graduate degrees at this year’s ceremony, which featured Shireen K. Lewis, executive director of EduSeed and founder of the organization’s SisterMentors program, as guest speaker.
Signature Internships, Leadership Development Prep Sami Makseyn ’19 for Law School
The political science major completed three internships in Washington, D.C., another with a member of Parliament in London, and was active in Model UN and Model Arab League. She will be attending The George Washington University Law School this fall.
“A Woman Of Action,” Lilly Potter ’19 Plans To “Do Something Positive In The World”
I’m very grateful for the incredible, ferocious, and intelligent women and other people that I’ve met at Hollins,” the double-major in English and international studies says. “They really inspire me.”
With Gratitude To Her Parents and Professors, Yitazba Largo-Anderson ’19 Finds “The Power Of My Voice”
Majoring in English with a concentration in multicultural literature and a minor in social justice at Hollins, she will be completing a fellowship next year at the College of William and Mary that focuses on making inclusivity and diversity more prevalent in academic research.
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