“We All Need to Breathe”: The Rev. Dr. Cynthia Hale ‘75 Counters Pandemic Anxiety with Mindfulness
In a presentation to the Hollins community, “Mindfulness Matters: Physical, Emotional, and Mental Well-Being in the Time of COVID-19 and Beyond,” the Rev. Dr. Cynthia Hale ’75 offered advice on taking care of oneself and living in the moment.
Hollins 2021-22 Reading And Lecture Series To Feature Pulitzer-Winning Poet Forrest Gander And NYT Bestselling Author Imbolo Mbue
Hollins is proud to welcome back in-person events for its 2021-22 Reading and Lecture Series, which features 14 published authors along with talented student and faculty writers.
Sullivan Foundation Workshop Encourages First-Year Students to Embrace “Head, Heart, Hustle”
Students in Hollins’ first-year seminar “Sustainability and Social Innovation” recently received inspiration and a blueprint on how to start finding their purpose as social entrepreneurs through “Head, Heart, Hustle,” an interactive workshop presented by the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Foundation.
Hollins Honored As Tree Campus Higher Education Institution
The Arbor Day Foundation has recognized Hollins University as a 2020 Tree Campus Higher Education institution. The program honors colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.
Alumnae/i Offer Sage Advice to New Hollins Students
To celebrate the beginning of the 2021-22 academic year, the Hollins Alumnae Association took to social media to ask alumnae/i: What’s one piece of advice you’d give to new Hollins students?
“To Gather, to Connect, to Love”: Hollins Opens the 2021-22 Academic Year
Hollins President Mary Dana Hinton asked students, faculty, and staff to “look out for one another, to support one another, to lift one another” during the university’s annual Opening Convocation on August 31 in duPont Chapel.
Chris Kilcoyne Named Director of Athletic Communications
Hollins Director of Athletics Myra Sims has announced that Chris Kilcoyne will become the university’s new director of athletic communications. He previously served in a similar capacity at Roanoke College.
Obamas to Produce New Netflix Project Based on Collection Co-Written by Dhonielle Clayton M.A. ’09
Barack and Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground Productions is partnering with fellow production company Temple Hill to develop the anthology program “Blackout” for Netflix, based on the story collection by Dhonielle Clayton M.A. ’09 and five other bestselling African American young adult authors.
M.A.T.L. Grad Makes Rewarding Career Switch from the Newsroom to the Classroom
Erin Edmonds successfully made the transition from broadcast journalist to high school English teacher, thanks in part to Hollins’ Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning program.
Hollins Announces “Culture of Care 2.0” for Fall 2021
A vaccination requirement, indoor masking, limitations on visitors to campus, and parameters for special guests and speakers are among the key guidelines Hollins University is instituting for the 2021-22 academic year in response to the evolving challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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