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For the Stephensons, the Hollins Experience Is a Family Affair

For the Stephensons, the Hollins Experience Is a Family Affair

Kelly Stephenson M.F.A. ’20 finished Hollins’ graduate program in creative writing this spring, while his daughter Clare (class of 2023) completed her first year as an undergraduate.

Hollins To Deliver Summer 2020 Graduate Courses Online

Hollins To Deliver Summer 2020 Graduate Courses Online

Graduate program courses in children’s literature and children’s book illustration, dance, playwriting, and screenwriting and film studies will be transitioned to remote instruction during this year’s summer session.

Hollins, North Cross School Collaborate to Enhance Teachers’ Skills

Hollins, North Cross School Collaborate to Enhance Teachers’ Skills

The university is welcoming eight faculty from one of Virginia’s top college-preparatory schools this fall to pursue a Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning over the next two years. 

Wilson Museum Exhibition Inspired by the Ideas of Immigrants and “Otherness”

Wilson Museum Exhibition Inspired by the Ideas of Immigrants and “Otherness”

Award-winning author and illustrator Mary Jane Begin deconstructs the creative process and shares the development of two book projects in the exhibition “Mapping the Imagination,” which will be on display June 28 – September 9. Begin will become chair of Hollins’ M.F.A. summer program in children’s book writing and illustrating on July 1.

Hollins Announces New Dean of Graduate Studies

Hollins Announces New Dean of Graduate Studies

Hollins University has announced that Julie DeLoia, Ph.D. has been named dean of graduate studies at the university. Effective April 1, DeLoia will oversee established graduate programs and be responsible for developing new programs.

Hollins Playwright Wins National Kennedy Center Award

Hollins Playwright Wins National Kennedy Center Award

Sean Michael McCord, who is pursuing his M.F.A. in playwriting at Hollins, has received the Kennedy Center’s National Partners of the American Theatre Playwriting Award for his full-length play, “Moving.”

WVTF: Hollins Program Cranks Out Hopeful Filmmakers

WVTF: Hollins Program Cranks Out Hopeful Filmmakers

WVTF Public Radio aired this profile of Hollins University’s graduate programs in screenwriting and film studies, featuring interviews with students Amy Roskelly –Shiovitz, Christie Collins, and Maisie Deely, and program director Tim Albaugh. 

Playwright’s Lab Director Earns Kennedy Center Theatre Festival Honor

Playwright’s Lab Director Earns Kennedy Center Theatre Festival Honor

Todd Ristau, founder and director of the M.F.A. program in playwriting at Hollins, has received the Kennedy Center Gold Medallion, one of the most prestigious honors in theatre education.

Hollins Introduces Online Graduate Program in Teaching and Learning

Hollins Introduces Online Graduate Program in Teaching and Learning

Hollins’ new Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning is an online graduate program for educators who wish to grow their teaching skills for the benefit of their students, their school, and their career.

MFA Dance Alumna Is Named a 2018 USA Fellow

MFA Dance Alumna Is Named a 2018 USA Fellow

Dancer and choreographer Amara Tabor-Smith M.F.A. ’16 is one of 45 artists and collectives across nine creative disciplines announced as 2018 USA Fellows by United States Artists.

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