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Four Hollins Contestants to Vie for Miss Virginia

Four Hollins Contestants to Vie for Miss Virginia

Andolyn Medina ’17, Emili McPhail ’18, Dominga Murray ’20, and Monica Osborne ’20 are among the 30 contestants competing to succeed Miss Virginia 2017 and Hollins alumna Cecili Weber ’17.

Hollins, Roanoke College Seek Nominations for the 2018 Kendig Awards

Hollins, Roanoke College Seek Nominations for the 2018 Kendig Awards

Since 1985, the honors have showcased the quality and diversity of arts and culture in the greater Roanoke region.

GWS Major to Help Further Awareness, Deliver Resources to Stop Intimate Partner Violence

GWS Major to Help Further Awareness, Deliver Resources to Stop Intimate Partner Violence

Whitney McWilliams ’18, a gender and women’s studies major and social justice minor who graduated in May, is joining Day One, a New York City nonprofit serving young people who have suffered from dating abuse and domestic violence.

Wilson Museum Exhibition Highlights the Artwork of “Four Fur Feet”

Wilson Museum Exhibition Highlights the Artwork of “Four Fur Feet”

Partnering with a local nonprofit that promotes reading to children, three Hollins professors transformed an unpublished work by a beloved children’s author and Hollins alumna into an interactive tool for parents and caregivers.

With Self-Portraits, Studio Art Major Finds Emotional Connection, Career Catalyst

With Self-Portraits, Studio Art Major Finds Emotional Connection, Career Catalyst

In her senior capstone project that was exhibited earlier this month in the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Horizon student Brittany Lewis displayed all her different moods using grisaille painting, a centuries-old technique that emphasizes shades of gray and creates the semblance of sculpture.

Rising Senior’s Summer Destination is Costa Rica for Animal Rescue

Rising Senior’s Summer Destination is Costa Rica for Animal Rescue

“I believe this program offers a valuable experience that touches on all the aspects at the heart of a Hollins education: environmental sustainability, intercultural understanding, leadership, and service,” says Lilly Potter ’19.

“Stand Tall, Forge Ahead”: Hollins Celebrates Its 176th Commencement

“Stand Tall, Forge Ahead”: Hollins Celebrates Its 176th Commencement

Alumna and Virginia House of Delegates member Jennifer Barton Boysko ’89 welcomed Hollins University’s class of 2018 to “the ranks of the strong, barrier-breaking women who have come before you” during the school’s 176th Commencement Exercises on May 20.

Hollins Athletics Forms Partnership with Adidas

Hollins Athletics Forms Partnership with Adidas

The athletic shoe and clothing giant will become the official provider of uniforms, apparel, and equipment for Hollins Athletics.

Hollins Celebrates the Class of 2018 on May 20

Hollins Celebrates the Class of 2018 on May 20

Hollins will conduct its 176th Commencement Exercises beginning at 10 a.m. on the historic Front Quadrangle. The ceremony will also be live-streamed.

Peace Corps Mission Advances Senior’s Devotion to Making a Difference

Peace Corps Mission Advances Senior’s Devotion to Making a Difference

After graduation this spring, Cierra Earl ’18 will be spending two years living and working as a Peace Corps volunteer in South Africa. She’ll be helping children learn English and improve their reading literacy.

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