“A Heartbreaking Decision”: Hollins Postpones 178th Commencement Exercises
The announcement was made as a result of the stay-at-home order issued this week by Va, Governor Ralph Northam, which prohibits public gatherings of more than 10 people. The order is in effect until June 10.
Biology, Chemistry Departments Donate Gloves to Aid in COVID-19 Response
The science departments are providing 77 boxes of gloves to Carilion Clinic to help protect staff and patients during the coronavirus pandemic.
University Chaplain Offers Hollins Students Encouragement and Support
The Rev. Dr. Jenny Call presents new ways of staying engaged to provide comfort and strength during the coronavirus pandemic.
Wilson Museum Announces Temporary Closure
All museum events and programs are cancelled through at least the week concluding Friday, April 10.
Tien Nguyen ’22 Is Again Virginia’s Top-Ranked Female Chess Player
The Hollins sophomore and Chanmolis Mout ’23 both competed at this year’s statewide Scholastic and College Chess Championships, which drew players from six universities.
Coronavirus: Sharing Their Expertise
Two Hollins professors have been interviewed recently for their expertise in areas related to the COVID-19 “coronavirus” concerns impacting the country and the regional community around Roanoke…
Entrepreneurship Team Earns Praise at Innovation Challenge
De Faustina Camacho ‘23, Olivia Dannon ‘20, Zahin Mahbuba ‘23, and Chanmolis Mout ’23 were recognized with an Honorable Mention and the Best Prototype Award at the 2020 Elon Innovation Challenge at Elon University.
Nancy Thorp Poetry Contest Recognizes Seven Young Writers
Luisa Peñaflor, a student at the Fine Arts Center of Greenville, South Carolina, won first place for her work, “This Is Not a Heritage Poem.”
Hollins Theatre Presents Natasha Trethewey’s Acclaimed “Native Guard,” March 8
Broadway and television actress January LaVoy, nationally renowned African American theatre maker Dominic Taylor, and Roanoke jazz/blues vocalist Shawn Spencer star in this evening of poetry and theatricality highlighted by stunning visuals and and live music. A conversation with Trethewey, who earned her M.A. from Hollins in 1991 and went on to win the Pulitzer Prize for “Native Guard,” will immediately follow the performance.
“We Journey Together with Purpose and Hope”: Hollins Welcomes President-Elect Hinton to Campus
Mary Dana Hinton, who will become Hollins’ 13th president on August 1, told students, faculty, and staff that the transformative effect brought about by her education, and the ability to impact the lives of others, “are what drive my commitment to the mission of Hollins University.”
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