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Hollins, Roanoke College Welcome Nominations for the 2021 Perry F. Kendig Awards

Hollins, Roanoke College Welcome Nominations for the 2021 Perry F. Kendig Awards

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

From HOP to the Firehouse: Maria Vest ’21 Uses Her Outdoor Skills and Training to Become a Fire Department Volunteer

From HOP to the Firehouse: Maria Vest ’21 Uses Her Outdoor Skills and Training to Become a Fire Department Volunteer

Vest joined the Troutville, Virginia, Volunteer Fire Department in March after earning her Wilderness First Responder designation, one of the many highlights of her four years of involvement with the Hollins Outdoor Program (HOP).

Hollins, Roanoke College Name 2020 Kendig Award Nominees

Hollins, Roanoke College Name 2020 Kendig Award Nominees

The Kendig Awards recognize exemplary individuals, businesses, and organizations in Virginia’s Blue Ridge that support excellence in the arts.

Hollins, Roanoke College Welcome Nominations for the 2020 Perry F. Kendig Awards

Hollins, Roanoke College Welcome Nominations for the 2020 Perry F. Kendig Awards

The deadline for nominations is September 1. Since 1985, the honors have showcased the quality and diversity of arts and culture in the greater Roanoke region.

New Marquee Highlights Close Ties Between First Baptist Hollins and Hollins University

New Marquee Highlights Close Ties Between First Baptist Hollins and Hollins University

First Baptist Hollins has had an enduring connection with the campus community since the 19th century. The project was made possible by financial support from Hollins’ Student Government Association as well as institutional and general funding from the university.

Bartlett Tree Experts, Garden Club of Va. Provide Restoration Work in Hollins’ Beale Garden

Bartlett Tree Experts, Garden Club of Va. Provide Restoration Work in Hollins’ Beale Garden

Beale Garden is one of nine historic landscapes in the commonwealth chosen by GCV to receive tree work donated by Bartlett to the conservation and preservation federation.

New Book by MFA Grads Supports Local Early Literacy Initiative

New Book by MFA Grads Supports Local Early Literacy Initiative

Copies of “Slow Time, Hush Time” by Jennifer Wood M.F.A. ’19 and Lucinda Rowe M.F.A. ’19, both alumnae of the university’s graduate programs in children’s literature and children’s book illustration, will be distributed for free to new mothers at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

Biology, Chemistry Departments Donate Gloves to Aid in COVID-19 Response

Biology, Chemistry Departments Donate Gloves to Aid in COVID-19 Response

The science departments are providing 77 boxes of gloves to Carilion Clinic to help protect staff and patients during the coronavirus pandemic.

Hollins Theatre Presents Revival of “Goodnight Moon: The Magical Musical,” Oct. 19-26

Hollins Theatre Presents Revival of “Goodnight Moon: The Magical Musical,” Oct. 19-26

“We are working to make this delightful show a great tradition here in Roanoke and a wonderful gift from Hollins to the community,” says Ernie Zulia, director of the Hollins Theatre Institute.

Hollins, Roanoke College Announce Perry F. Kendig Award Winners for 2019

Hollins, Roanoke College Announce Perry F. Kendig Award Winners for 2019

The program recognizes exemplary individuals, businesses, and organizations in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Region (counties of Roanoke, Botetourt, and Franklin, the cities of Roanoke and Salem, and the town of Vinton) that support excellence in the arts.

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