We are grateful to report that all eight of our students who are studying in Paris this semester are safe and accounted for following the terrorist attacks on Friday, November 13.
L.M. “Sandy” Gerald, head coach of the Hollins University riding team, has been inducted into the Roanoke Valley Horse Show Hall of Fame.
James Phillips, Senior Research Fellow for Middle Eastern Affairs at The Heritage Foundation, will deliver the keynote address at the Appalachia Regional Model Arab League conference, which Hollins is hosting Nov. 6-8.
Hollins is joining Sen. Mark Warner, Virginia Tech, the Roanoke Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the City of Roanoke in hosting the 2015 Virginia Women’s Conference on Saturday, Nov. 21. The theme of this year’s event is “Leadership and Lifelong Learning.”
Mary Beth Hatten ’71, a professor at The Rockefeller University, has received the prestigious Max Cowan Award in recognition of her outstanding work in developmental neuroscience.
Distinguished Visiting Professor of Creative Writing Karen E. Bender and Sally Mann ’74, M.A. ’75 are finalists in the Fiction and Nonfiction categories, respectively, for this year’s National Book Awards.
Hollins University’s Environmental Advisory Board is sponsoring several events throughout October in celebration of Campus Sustainability Month.
Hollins Theatre Institute has launched a new tradition so every generation can enjoy the delight of the classic children’s book “Goodnight Moon” on stage.
In its 2015 College Guide and Rankings, Washington Monthly cites Hollins for recruiting and graduating low-income students, producing cutting-edge style scholarship, and encouraging students to give something back to the country.
Hollins has received a $100,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to invest in a 30-month pilot project entitled “Faculty Development to Advance Liberal Arts Education in the 21st Century.”