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M.A.T. Student’s Gift for Creating Miniatures Earns Spotlight on HGTV’s “Biggest Little Christmas Showdown”

M.A.T. Student’s Gift for Creating Miniatures Earns Spotlight on HGTV’s “Biggest Little Christmas Showdown”

Amanda Kelly, who currently is pursuing a Master of Arts in Teaching degree with a visual arts endorsement at Hollins, and her fiancée and creative partner Bree Sepulveda, have reached the finals of this four-episode competition that boasts a grand prize of $50,000.

Record Number of Hollins Students Earn Honors at Appalachia Regional Model Arab League

Record Number of Hollins Students Earn Honors at Appalachia Regional Model Arab League

Eight members of Hollins’ Model Arab League delegation won awards at the conference, which seeks to foster greater understanding of the Arabic-speaking world by U.S. students.

Tinker Mountain Writers Workshop Hosts Winter Recharge Weekend, Jan. 29-31

Tinker Mountain Writers Workshop Hosts Winter Recharge Weekend, Jan. 29-31

The workshops offer “an opportunity to recharge your creativity, reconnect with the Tinker Mountain community of writers, and reframe your work,” said TMWW Director Fred Leebron.

“Memorial Drive: A Daughter’s Memoir” by Natasha Trethewey M.A. ’91 Shortlisted for Carnegie Medals for Excellence

“Memorial Drive: A Daughter’s Memoir” by Natasha Trethewey M.A. ’91 Shortlisted for Carnegie Medals for Excellence

Presented by the American Library Association, the Carnegie Medals recognize the previous year’s best fiction and nonfiction books written for adult readers and published in the United States.

Hollins Professor R.H.W. Dillard Talks Centennial Of Legendary Italian Director Federico Fellini

Hollins Professor R.H.W. Dillard Talks Centennial Of Legendary Italian Director Federico Fellini

“He’s an extraordinary filmmaker, and he does it with such clarity in his heart,” said Dillard about Fellini’s enduring popularity. “[His] humanity draws us back to him, as well as his art.”

Hollins Students and Faculty Reflect on Voting in the Historic 2020 Election

Hollins Students and Faculty Reflect on Voting in the Historic 2020 Election

Members of the campus community shared their experiences voting in what will no doubt go down as one of the most historic elections in U.S. history.

Hollins, Roanoke College Name 2020 Kendig Award Nominees

Hollins, Roanoke College Name 2020 Kendig Award Nominees

The Kendig Awards recognize exemplary individuals, businesses, and organizations in Virginia’s Blue Ridge that support excellence in the arts.

Submission Guidelines Announced for 2021 Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

Submission Guidelines Announced for 2021 Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

The Margaret Wise Brown Prize recognizes the author of the best text for a picture book published during the previous year. Presented annually, the award is a tribute to one of Hollins’ best-known alumnae and one of America’s most beloved children’s authors.

“One Small Step on that Journey of Transformation”: Hollins Holds Its Inaugural Leading Equity, Diversity, and Justice Day

“One Small Step on that Journey of Transformation”: Hollins Holds Its Inaugural Leading Equity, Diversity, and Justice Day

“The liberal arts demand this work of leading equity, diversity and justice,” said Hollins President Mary Dana Hinton. “Indeed, today reflects the meaning and purpose of education and our collective responsibility and mutual accountability to all those we encounter.”

New University Chaplain Is Finding Creative Ways To Offer Religious And Spiritual Services During COVID-19

New University Chaplain Is Finding Creative Ways To Offer Religious And Spiritual Services During COVID-19

Catina Martin said that being a university chaplain has been “like a dream. I’m so grateful for life and to be here and to be a part of these students’ paths. I’ve learned so much already.”

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