Meghana Mysore M.F.A. ’22 Awarded Steinbeck Fellowship
Meghana Mysore M.F.A. ’22 is one of six Steinbeck Fellows for the 2022-23 academic year. Named in honor of American author John Steinbeck, the fellowship offers creative writers of any age and educational background a $15,000 grant to finish a major writing project.
Hollins Students to Conduct Summer Research through Virginia Tech’s Global Change Center
Through the Hollins Partnership program, Aqsa Fazal ’23, Olivia Sacci ’24, and Jessica Willebeek-LeMair ’23 will gain undergraduate research experiences this summer in collaboration with faculty at Virginia Tech.
Hollins, Roanoke College Welcome Nominations for the 2022 Perry F. Kendig Awards
Nominations are being accepted through July 20 for the 2022 Perry F. Kendig Arts and Culture Awards, which recognize individuals, businesses, and organizations in the greater Roanoke region that provide exemplary leadership in or support for the arts.
Hollins University Names Chris Kilcoyne Director of Athletics
Hollins University has announced that Chris Kilcoyne will become the school’s director of athletics, effective July 1. He has served as interim director since December.
Meet Sydney Light, a HOPE Scholarship Recipient
Sydney Light, a senior at Roanoke’s Patrick Henry High School, talks about the Hollins Opportunity for Promise through Education (HOPE) scholarship program and what it means to her and her family.
“You Persevered, You Summoned Your Inner Strength”: Hollins Welcomes Home the Class of 2020 to Celebrate Commencement
The graduates waited an unprecedented two years for the ceremony, but the class of 2020 finally and deservedly received their moment in the morning sun as Hollins celebrated its 178th Commencement Exercises on May 29.
For Championing Mental Health Advocacy, Charvi Gangwani ’24 Is Named a 2022 Global Teen Leader
Charvi Gangwani ’24 is among the 34 young people representing 23 countries announced as the 2022 Three Dot Dash Global Teen Leaders (GTLs) by the We Are Family Foundation (WAFF). The WAFF selected the GTLs based on their social good innovations, organizations, projects, and promise for a more just, equitable, and peaceful future.
“Ask the World, ‘What Do You Need from Me?’”: Hollins Celebrates the Class of 2022 at its 180th Commencement
Hollins conferred 193 undergraduate and graduate degrees during its 180th Commencement Exercises, held May 22 on the school’s historic Front Quad.
Margarite Fisher ’22 Gets Ready to Build Her Business Expertise Through Graduate Studies in France
Margarite Fisher ’22, a business major and French minor, will pursue a master’s degree in digital marketing beginning this fall at the Rennes School of Business in France.
“It Isn’t Enough to Say, ‘I Want to Create Change.’ I Want to be a Leader As I Create that Change.” Tyler Sesker ’22 Preps for a Career in Law/Public Policy
Tyler Sesker ’22, who is majoring in gender and women’s studies with a pre-law concentration, will enter the Master of Public Policy program at the University of Virginia’s Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy this fall.
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