“Marvelous Cornelius” Author Phil Bildner Receives the Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

“Marvelous Cornelius” Author Phil Bildner Receives the Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

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.

The Roanoke Times on the Hollins Festival of New Works: “Roanoke Is an ‘Ignition Point’ for New Plays”

The Roanoke Times on the Hollins Festival of New Works: “Roanoke Is an ‘Ignition Point’ for New Plays”

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.

Hollins Alumna Among the Most Influential Women in Tampa Bay Sports

Hollins Alumna Among the Most Influential Women in Tampa Bay Sports

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: Hollins Is One of Virginia’s Top 10 Colleges

USA TODAY COLLEGE: Hollins Is One of Virginia’s Top 10 Colleges

USA TODAY COLLEGE reports that the education technology company College Factual has placed Hollins University among the top ten colleges in Virginia.

Forbes Awards Hollins an “A” Grade for Financial Fitness

Forbes Awards Hollins an “A” Grade for Financial Fitness

Hollins University’s financial health has earned an “A” rating from Forbes magazine.

Visit Hollins During Virginia Private College Week, July 25 – 30

Visit Hollins During Virginia Private College Week, July 25 – 30

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.

Celebrating a Beloved Roanoke Landmark, Starcropolis Brings Live Theatre Back to Mill Mountain

Celebrating a Beloved Roanoke Landmark, Starcropolis Brings Live Theatre Back to Mill Mountain

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.

The Roanoke Times: Nancy Gray’s Legacy

The Roanoke Times: Nancy Gray’s Legacy

“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.

Hollins President Nancy Gray to Retire in 2017

Hollins President Nancy Gray to Retire in 2017

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.

Conference’s New Award Recognizes Founding Director of Children’s Literature Studies at Hollins

Conference’s New Award Recognizes Founding Director of Children’s Literature Studies at Hollins

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.

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