Hollins is one of 42 institutions comprising the Council of Independent Colleges’ Consortium on Digital Resources for Teaching and Research, and will use a cloud-based uniform digital platform to curate photographic archives for classical studies.
Through September 12, Hollins’ Eleanor D. Wilson Museum is featuring the work of one of the founders of the pattern and decoration movement in painting.
The Perry F. Kendig Arts and Culture Awards, which this year celebrates 30 years of recognizing exemplary individuals, businesses, and organizations in the Roanoke Valley that support excellence in the arts, is now welcoming nominations for its 2015 honors.
Lorraine S. Lange, who will become director of Hollins University’s Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Arts in Liberal Studies programs on July 1, has been appointed to Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s administration as a member of the commonwealth’s Board of Education.
June, July, and August will be busy months on the Hollins campus.
The Rev. Dr. Cynthia Hale ’75, one of America’s most dynamic pastors, was the guest speaker at Hollins’ 173rd Commencement Exercises. A total of 218 undergraduate and graduate students received degrees.
Hollins has received a financial commitment of $6.5 million from Mr. and Mrs. James McDonnell III to fund renovations to the university’s Dana Science Building and Hollins Theatre, and expand the number of faculty in the theatre and playwriting programs.
Hollins playwrights Meredith Dayna Levy, Wendy-Marie Martin, and Anne G’Fellers Mason will be featured at Atlantic Stage’s Fourth Annual New Voices Playfest in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Elizabeth Dulemba, who teaches picture book design in both the certificate in children’s book illustration and the M.F.A. in children’s book writing and illustrating programs, has received a Green Earth Book Award Honor for “A Bird on Water Street.”
The noted primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall presented “Sowing the Seeds of Hope” before a capacity audience of students, faculty, staff, and the general public on April 20.