Hollins Announces New Dean of Graduate Studies
Hollins University has announced that Julie DeLoia, Ph.D. has been named dean of graduate studies at the university. Effective April 1, DeLoia will oversee established graduate programs and be responsible for developing new programs.
Hollins Playwright Wins National Kennedy Center Award
Sean Michael McCord, who is pursuing his M.F.A. in playwriting at Hollins, has received the Kennedy Center’s National Partners of the American Theatre Playwriting Award for his full-length play, “Moving.”
HireHollins: Employer-Talent Showcase to Feature Mix of Mentoring, Networking, and Recruiting
Hollins students will have the opportunity to interact with more than 25 area businesses and organizations during the first-ever HireHollins: Employer – Talent Showcase on Tuesday, March 5. Participants reflect the breadth and scope of the business, nonprofit, government, healthcare, and arts sectors in the region.
College Consensus: Hollins Features One of the Nation’s Best Pre-College Summer Programs
The university’s Hollinsummer program is among the Top 30 Pre-College Summer Programs for 2019, according to the college ratings website College Consensus. Hollinsummer 2019 takes place July 21 – 27.
New Charging Station to Serve Campus Community
Hollins has installed its first electric vehicle charging station, available for use free-of-charge by university students, faculty, and staff.
Hollins Announces Nancy Thorp Poetry Contest Winners
“Ode to My Mother’s Ex-Boyfriend, Ending in a Bushel of Strawberries” by Mae Tromsness of Greenville, South Carolina, captured first place in the 55th Annual Nancy Thorp Poetry Contest for Young Women. The competition awards scholarships, prizes, and recognition for the best poems submitted by high school women.
Wilson Museum Presents “20th Century Photographs from the Rugaber Collection,” Feb. 21 – April 28
Loaned to the museum by Walter and Sally Rugaber, the collection includes historic landscape, architectural, and portrait photography. Many of the images are iconic.
Hollins, Virginia Western Announce Guaranteed Admission Agreements
Students at Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke who obtain a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 in academically transferable courses and complete all requirements for Associate of Science degrees in business administration, general studies, social sciences, or social sciences – education, are guaranteed admission to Hollins.
New Strength and Conditioning Position “Is a Tremendous Step Forward for Hollins Athletics”
As Hollins’ new strength and conditioning coach, Leslie Williams will begin working on a part-time basis with the university’s athletic teams and student-athletes this semester.
Student Village Groundbreaking Is “Historic Moment for Hollins”
“This initiative will bring more students to the main part of campus – close to classes, dining options, extracurricular activities, and athletic events – but with all the benefits of apartment living,” Hollins President Pareena Lawrence explains. “The design and construction will incorporate environmentally sustainable practices while complementing the beauty of our campus.”
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