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Students, Faculty Give Flight to “Roanoke Wings” Art Installation

Students, Faculty Give Flight to “Roanoke Wings” Art Installation

Hollins students led by Associate Professor of Art Jennifer Anderson have constructed the first in a series of planned public art projects in downtown Roanoke.

Hollins Soccer Gives RAMS Students a Holiday Treat

Hollins Soccer Gives RAMS Students a Holiday Treat

In what has become an annual tradition, the Hollins soccer team led an afternoon of learning and fun with students at the Roanoke Academy for Math and Science.

Hollins Riders Shine at SWVHJA Horse Show

Hollins Riders Shine at SWVHJA Horse Show

Hollins riders captured multiple honors at the 28th Annual Southwest Virginia Hunter/Jumper Association (SWVHJA) Horse Show at Lexington’s Virginia Horse Center.

Hollins Faculty Foster Empowerment at MEPI Student Leaders Institute

Hollins Faculty Foster Empowerment at MEPI Student Leaders Institute

Through the U.S. – Middle East Partnership Initiative, communication studies professors Jill Weber and Vladimir Bratic worked with student leaders seeking to bring positive change to the Middle East and North Africa.

Hollins Magazine Receives Gold Summit Award

Hollins Magazine Receives Gold Summit Award

The Summer 2016 issue of Hollins magazine has been honored with a Gold Summit Award by the Blue Ridge Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.

HOP Director to Lead Virginia’s Largest Paddling Club

HOP Director to Lead Virginia’s Largest Paddling Club

Hollins Outdoor Program Director Jon Guy Owens has been elected president of Coastal Canoeists, Virginia’s largest canoeing and kayaking club, for 2017.

News 7: Hollins University Celebrates Tinker Day Tradition

News 7: Hollins University Celebrates Tinker Day Tradition

Roanoke’s News 7 was on hand for the kick-off of Tinker Day, one of Hollins’ oldest and most beloved traditions.

NPR’s Fresh Air: Beth Macy M.A. ’93 Discusses “Truevine”

NPR’s Fresh Air: Beth Macy M.A. ’93 Discusses “Truevine”

“Fresh Air,” one of public radio’s most popular programs, welcomed journalist and bestselling author Beth Macy M.A. ’93 as the show’s featured guest on October 18.

Downriver Racing Team Captures Second at ACA National Championships

Downriver Racing Team Captures Second at ACA National Championships

Hollins’ downriver racing team took second place overall in the American Canoe Association (ACA) Collegiate Downriver National Championships, held October 15.

Hollins Welcomes Southeastern College Art Conference, Showcases Drawings by Alumnae Artists

Hollins Welcomes Southeastern College Art Conference, Showcases Drawings by Alumnae Artists

Hollins is co-hosting the 72nd annual meeting of the Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC), October 19 – 22. In conjunction, the Richard Wetherill Visual Arts Center is featuring an exhibition of drawings by recent Hollins alumnae.

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