The winner of the inaugural Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature was honored with a medal ceremony during the 2016 Francelia Butler Conference on July 23.
A Roanoke Times editorial praises the Hollins Festival of New Works as a showcase for up-and-coming writers from the Playwright’s Lab at Hollins.
Stella Thayer ’62, president and treasurer of the Tampa Bay Downs thoroughbred racing facility, has been named one of the most influential women in Tampa Bay sports.
USA TODAY COLLEGE reports that the education technology company College Factual has placed Hollins University among the top ten colleges in Virginia.
Hollins University’s financial health has earned an “A” rating from Forbes magazine.
Hollins University, the City of Roanoke, Mill Mountain Theatre, and Roanoke Public Libraries are joining forces this Labor Day Weekend to present the first-ever Starcropolis, an evening of live theatre beneath the Roanoke Star.
Hollins is one 24 colleges and universities taking part in Virginia Private College Week, July 25-30. Special sessions for prospective students and families will emphasize the quality and affordability of private higher education.
“Thanks to [President Nancy] Gray, Hollins stands as strong as the famed campus ‘rock.'” The Roanoke Times pays tribute to the university’s 11th president in this editorial.
After nearly 12 years of distinguished leadership, Hollins University President Nancy Oliver Gray announced on July 7 that she is retiring from office at the end of the 2016-17 academic year.
The Francelia Butler Conference, a one-day, student-run conference dedicated to celebrating children’s literature, is presenting a new prize this year in honor of Amanda Cockrell, founding director of Hollins’ graduate programs in children’s literature.