Students from Hollins, George Mason University, and the University of Virginia took part in a candid conversation with the former U.S. ambassador to Oman at a panel discussion on U.S. policy in the Arabian Gulf Region.
“Truevine,” the upcoming book by New York Times bestselling author Beth Macy M.A. ’93, is one of six books that have been selected in the Nonfiction category for the Kirkus Prize shortlist.
Congratulations to Dominga Murray ’20, who was crowned Miss Roanoke Valley 2017 on September 17.
Local arts advocate Ginger Poole, the Taubman Museum of Art, and the Roanoke Women’s Foundation have been honored with this year’s Perry F. Kendig Arts and Culture Awards. Co-sponsored by Hollins University and Roanoke College, the Kendig Awards program has recognized distinction in arts and culture in the Roanoke Valley for more than 30 years.
Acclaimed author Lee Smith ’67 pays tribute to Louis D. Rubin, Jr., founder of Hollins’ creative writing program, in an essay published in The American Scholar.
More than ever, prospective college students and their families have a variety of tools at their disposal to help them make the big decision of choosing an institution of higher learning. Print and online college guides and rankings offer some of the most important and useful resources, and this year Hollins has been featured prominently in several of the nation’s best-known publications, including USA Today, U.S. News, Forbes, The Princeton Review, niche.com, and Peterson’s.
Hollins has named three distinguished authors as judges for the 2017 Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature.
Hollins is joining more than 80 colleges and universities from across the country to compete in the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge, Sept. 4 – Oct. 15. The Challenge celebrates college students’ ideas and ingenuity to combat the inactivity trend among young people.
Hollins has launched a new webpage to commemorate the university’s demisemiseptcentennial.
Fourteen artists and arts advocates are among the nominees for the 2016 Perry F. Kendig Arts and Culture Awards. Co-sponsored by Hollins and Roanoke College, the Kendig Awards program recognizes exemplary individuals, businesses, and organizations in the Roanoke Valley that support excellence in the arts.