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Growing Hollins’ Interfaith Community Leads Grad to Harvard Divinity School

Growing Hollins’ Interfaith Community Leads Grad to Harvard Divinity School

Nora Williams ’17, a double-major in religious studies and Spanish, will enter Harvard Divinity School’s master of divinity program this fall

Three Hollins Authors Are People’s Choice Award Finalists

Three Hollins Authors Are People’s Choice Award Finalists

Works by Associate Professor of English Elizabeth Poliner, Beth Macy M.A. ’93, and Lee Smith ’67 have been nominated for the 2017 Library of Virginia People’s Choice Award.

Gender & Women’s Studies Major Heads to Brandeis for Graduate Study

Gender & Women’s Studies Major Heads to Brandeis for Graduate Study

Monica Doebel ’17 is entering the graduate program in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Brandeis University this fall.

175th Commencement Exercises to be Held May 21

175th Commencement Exercises to be Held May 21

Hollins will celebrate its 175th commencement on Sunday, May 21, at 10 a.m. on the university’s historic Front Quadrangle.

Hollins Alumna and Celebrated Neuroscientist Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Hollins Alumna and Celebrated Neuroscientist Elected to National Academy of Sciences

In acknowledgment of her distinguished and continuing achievements in original research, Mary Elizabeth “Mary Beth” Hatten ’71 has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

Wilson Museum Presents Senior Majors Exhibition

Wilson Museum Presents Senior Majors Exhibition

The Eleanor D. Wilson Museum hosts the 2017 Senior Majors Exhibition, May 9 – 21.

First-Year Student Is Crowned Miss Teen Virginia United States

First-Year Student Is Crowned Miss Teen Virginia United States

Monica Osborne ’20 will be advocating for locally sourced food and the importance of good childhood nutrition as the new Miss Teen Virginia United States.

Hollins Captures Old Dominion Athletic Conference Equestrian Title

Hollins Captures Old Dominion Athletic Conference Equestrian Title

Hollins won its 21st ODAC equestrian championship during competition at the Kirby Riding Ring on April 5. Rider Madeleine Lohr ’19 was named All-ODAC for the second consecutive year, and head coach Claudia Roland received ODAC Coach of the Year honors.

Roanoke City Council Salutes Hollins, Roanoke College on Their 175th Anniversaries

Roanoke City Council Salutes Hollins, Roanoke College on Their 175th Anniversaries

Roanoke City Council has issued a resolution “recognizing and congratulating Hollins University and Roanoke College for their achievements and successes during their celebrations of their 175th anniversaries.”

Arbor Day Foundation Honors Hollins with 2016 Tree Campus USA® Recognition

Arbor Day Foundation Honors Hollins with 2016 Tree Campus USA® Recognition

Hollins University has received the Arbor Day Foundation’s 2016 Tree Campus USA® recognition for the institution’s commitment to efficient urban forest management.

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