Hollins Professor Part of “Women Influencing the Arts” Celebration

Hollins Professor Part of “Women Influencing the Arts” Celebration

Professor of Anthropology and Gender and Women’s Studies LeeRay Costa talks about leading the “Girls Rock Roanoke” program as part of Virginia Tech’s “Women Influencing the Arts” speakers series at Virginia Tech.

Academy of American Poets Honors Hollins Alumna

Academy of American Poets Honors Hollins Alumna

Natasha Trethewey M.A. ’91 has been awarded the 2016 Fellowship for Distinguished Poetic Achievement from the Academy of American Poets.

Hollins Students Join Former Ambassador at Foreign Policy Dialogue

Hollins Students Join Former Ambassador at Foreign Policy Dialogue

Students from Hollins, George Mason University, and the University of Virginia took part in a candid conversation with the former U.S. ambassador to Oman at a panel discussion on U.S. policy in the Arabian Gulf Region.

New Book by Beth Macy M.A. ’93 Named to Kirkus Prize Shortlist

New Book by Beth Macy M.A. ’93 Named to Kirkus Prize Shortlist

“Truevine,” the upcoming book by New York Times bestselling author Beth Macy M.A. ’93, is one of six books that have been selected in the Nonfiction category for the Kirkus Prize shortlist.

A Hollins Student Wins Miss Roanoke Valley for the Second Consecutive Year

A Hollins Student Wins Miss Roanoke Valley for the Second Consecutive Year

Congratulations to Dominga Murray ’20, who was crowned Miss Roanoke Valley 2017 on September 17.

Hollins, Roanoke College Announce Perry F. Kendig Award Winners for 2016

Hollins, Roanoke College Announce Perry F. Kendig Award Winners for 2016

Local arts advocate Ginger Poole, the Taubman Museum of Art, and the Roanoke Women’s Foundation have been honored with this year’s Perry F. Kendig Arts and Culture Awards. Co-sponsored by Hollins University and Roanoke College, the Kendig Awards program has recognized distinction in arts and culture in the Roanoke Valley for more than 30 years.

Lee Smith Remembers Creative Writing Program Founder Louis Rubin

Lee Smith Remembers Creative Writing Program Founder Louis Rubin

Acclaimed author Lee Smith ’67 pays tribute to Louis D. Rubin, Jr., founder of Hollins’ creative writing program, in an essay published in The American Scholar.

Hollins Earns Accolades from Major National College Guides

Hollins Earns Accolades from Major National College Guides

More than ever, prospective college students and their families have a variety of tools at their disposal to help them make the big decision of choosing an institution of higher learning. Print and online college guides and rankings offer some of the most important and useful resources, and this year Hollins has been featured prominently in several of the nation’s best-known publications, including USA Today, U.S. News, Forbes, The Princeton Review, niche.com, and Peterson’s.

Judges, Submission Guidelines Announced for the 2017 Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

Judges, Submission Guidelines Announced for the 2017 Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

Hollins has named three distinguished authors as judges for the 2017 Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature.

Hollins to Compete in Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge

Hollins to Compete in Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge

Hollins is joining more than 80 colleges and universities from across the country to compete in the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge, Sept. 4 – Oct. 15. The Challenge celebrates college students’ ideas and ingenuity to combat the inactivity trend among young people.

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