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“My True Calling Is Helping People”: Hanna DeVarona ’21 Prepares for a Career in Public Health

“My True Calling Is Helping People”: Hanna DeVarona ’21 Prepares for a Career in Public Health

After graduating this spring, DeVarona will begin her Master of Public Health degree with a concentration in communication and marketing at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. She plans to become a health communication specialist.

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).

“I Had No Idea I Would be the Person I Am Today:” Senior Aditi Sharma’s “Leap of Faith” from Nepal to Hollins

“I Had No Idea I Would be the Person I Am Today:” Senior Aditi Sharma’s “Leap of Faith” from Nepal to Hollins

“This is where I have had the most experiences, where I’ve been myself the most. I’ve been challenged, and I’ve challenged myself. It all happened here. It all happened at Hollins.”

Te’ya Mitchell ’21 Earns Urban Teachers Fellowship, Will Uphold Their Mission to “Teach for a Just Future”

Te’ya Mitchell ’21 Earns Urban Teachers Fellowship, Will Uphold Their Mission to “Teach for a Just Future”

“Te’ya is a brilliant and tenacious advocate for educational equity and opportunity,” says Assistant Professor of Political Science and Gender and Women’s Studies Courtney Chenette.

Record Number of Hollins Students Earn Honors at Appalachia Regional Model Arab League

Record Number of Hollins Students Earn Honors at Appalachia Regional Model Arab League

Eight members of Hollins’ Model Arab League delegation won awards at the conference, which seeks to foster greater understanding of the Arabic-speaking world by U.S. students.

After Prominent Roles in Hollins’ Model UN/Model Arab League Program, Recent Grad Joins National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations

After Prominent Roles in Hollins’ Model UN/Model Arab League Program, Recent Grad Joins National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations

Grandelli is the newest student programs coordinator for NCUSAR, a non-profit, non-governmental, educational organization dedicated to improving American knowledge and understanding of the Arab world.

Hollins Alumna Recalls First Job With Rep. John Lewis

Hollins Alumna Recalls First Job With Rep. John Lewis

As we remember Congressman John Lewis and his incredible life devoted to social justice and equality, Mary Kate Vick Fuller ’88 remembers the civil rights icon as her first boss and the unforgettable lessons he taught her.

Through Presidential Associate Program, Senior Aspires to Become One of The Estée Lauder Companies’ Future Leaders

Through Presidential Associate Program, Senior Aspires to Become One of The Estée Lauder Companies’ Future Leaders

As part of the organization’s Global Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability department, Monica Osborne ’20 will spend the next 18 months engaged in customized professional rotations while receiving continuous leadership development, coaching, mentoring, and hands-on practical experience.

Rutherfoord Center for Experiential Learning Guarantees Access to a World of Possibilities

Rutherfoord Center for Experiential Learning Guarantees Access to a World of Possibilities

“The establishment of the Rutherfoord Center enables Hollins to build upon its strong foundation of experiential learning programs,” said Interim President Nancy Gray. “Bringing these programs together in a new way allows for more collaboration and interaction while at the same time expanding opportunities for students.”

Hollins Professor Completes Leadership Program at 2019 HERS Institute

Hollins Professor Completes Leadership Program at 2019 HERS Institute

LeeRay Costa, professor of anthropology and gender and women’s studies and director of faculty development, joined women leaders from across the U.S. and Canada to take part in the intensive, residential leadership development program. The HERS Institute was created to proactively fill the higher education pipelines across the U.S. with dynamic women and combat an undeniable gender gap.

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