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Discovering Her Passion at Hollins, Mary Daley ’19 Heads To Grad School At Vanderbilt

Discovering Her Passion at Hollins, Mary Daley ’19 Heads To Grad School At Vanderbilt

The business major fell in love with business-to-consumer marketing as an undergrad and is on her way this fall to Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management.

With Tick Study, Ciera Morris ’19 Launches Career in Tackling Infectious Disease

With Tick Study, Ciera Morris ’19 Launches Career in Tackling Infectious Disease

The biology major’s impressive record of research has earned her a two-year, post-baccalaureate fellowship at the Rocky Mountain Laboratories in Montana. The facility is part of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, a division of the National Institutes of Health.

Meaghan Harrington ’19 Says Her Liberal Arts Education “Opened My Eyes To New Conclusions”

Meaghan Harrington ’19 Says Her Liberal Arts Education “Opened My Eyes To New Conclusions”

Hollins professor Rachel Nunez describes Harrington, who is double-majoring in history and classical studies, as “a big thinker. She really exemplifies the power of a liberal arts education to help students find new ways of thinking and being.”

177th Commencement Honors the Class of 2019, May 26

177th Commencement Honors the Class of 2019, May 26

Shireen K. Lewis, executive director of EduSeed, which promotes education in historically disadvantaged and underserved communities, and founder of EduSeed’s SisterMentors program, which supports learning among women and girls of color, will be the guest speaker.

“Anything Is Possible”: April Arnold ’19 Successfully Juggles Family, Academic Responsibilities To Earn Her Degree

“Anything Is Possible”: April Arnold ’19 Successfully Juggles Family, Academic Responsibilities To Earn Her Degree

For the past two years, the Horizon student and psychology major has helped take care of four younger siblings while attending Hollins full-time.

Hollins Names Skinner Head Swim Coach

Hollins Names Skinner Head Swim Coach

“I am absolutely thrilled that our current and future Hollins swimmers will enjoy the expertise of an experienced and successful coach like Ned Skinner,” said Director of Athletics Myra Sims. Skinner comes to Hollins after distinguished 20-year coaching career at Virginia Tech.

Salowey, Cockrell Recognized at Honors Convocation

Salowey, Cockrell Recognized at Honors Convocation

Salowey, a professor of classical studies, received the Herta T. Freitag Faculty Legacy Award, and Cockrell, who co-founded Hollins’ graduate programs in children’s literature, was presented the Roberta A. Stewart Service Award.

Hollins Honored For Best Undergraduate Theatre Program in Virginia

Hollins Honored For Best Undergraduate Theatre Program in Virginia

OnStage Blog, one of the most-read theatre websites in the world, recognizes Hollins Theatre as being among some of the best in the nation.

Hollins Announces Winner of the 2019 Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

Hollins Announces Winner of the 2019 Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

John Sullivan will receive an engraved medal and a $1,000 cash prize for his debut children’s book, “Kitten and the Night Watchman,” illustrated by Taeeun Yoo and published by Simon & Schuster. The work is inspired by the true story of Sullivan, a City of Chicago buildings and equipment guard, and his encounter with a cat that would become his companion for 17 years. 

62nd Annual Science Seminar Celebrates Student Research

62nd Annual Science Seminar Celebrates Student Research

Twenty-seven research projects representing the work of 30 Hollins science and mathematics students were showcased during the university’s 62nd Annual Science Seminar on April 25.
Students from the departments of biology, chemistry, environmental studies, physics, and psychology took part in this year’s poster session, which was held for the first time on the newly renovated second floor of the Dana Science Building.…

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