Playwright’s Lab Director Todd Ristau Among Kendig Award Winners
Co-sponsored by Roanoke College and Hollins University, the Perry F. Kendig Awards recognize exemplary individuals, businesses, and organizations in Virginia’s Blue Ridge that support excellence in the arts.
“Don’t Be Afraid of the Word ‘No’”: Students Gain Insight and Encouragement at 10th Annual C3
The 10th annual Career Connection Conference (C3) welcomed Hollins alumnae/i from across the country to showcase the lifelong power of a liberal arts education, share their insights on life and work, and help students connect to others in their networks.
“We All Need to Breathe”: The Rev. Dr. Cynthia Hale ‘75 Counters Pandemic Anxiety with Mindfulness
In a presentation to the Hollins community, “Mindfulness Matters: Physical, Emotional, and Mental Well-Being in the Time of COVID-19 and Beyond,” the Rev. Dr. Cynthia Hale ’75 offered advice on taking care of oneself and living in the moment.
Hollins 2021-22 Reading And Lecture Series To Feature Pulitzer-Winning Poet Forrest Gander And NYT Bestselling Author Imbolo Mbue
Hollins is proud to welcome back in-person events for its 2021-22 Reading and Lecture Series, which features 14 published authors along with talented student and faculty writers.
“To Gather, to Connect, to Love”: Hollins Opens the 2021-22 Academic Year
Hollins President Mary Dana Hinton asked students, faculty, and staff to “look out for one another, to support one another, to lift one another” during the university’s annual Opening Convocation on August 31 in duPont Chapel.
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.
Graduates Assured at 179th Commencement, “You Have Hollins and You Can Do Anything”
Hollins honored a total of 269 undergraduate and graduate students, including members of the class of 2021 receiving bachelor’s degrees and graduate students earning advanced degrees in 2020 and 2021.
Hollins Celebrates 179th Commencement May 19
The university will honor members of the class of 2021 receiving bachelor’s degrees, and graduate students earning advanced degrees in both 2020 and 2021. Undergraduates from the class of 2020, whose commencement was postponed last year due to the pandemic, have elected to have their celebration coincide with Hollins’ Reunion Weekend in June 2022.
Honors Convocation Spotlights Student and Faculty Excellence
Each spring, Honors Convocation recognizes students for high academic achievement and also highlights those faculty members whose exceptional work and dedication have earned them special academic designation.
Art History Senior Symposium and Tribute to Professor Kathleen Nolan, April 24
Hollins will observe the 25th anniversary of the Art History Senior Symposium and honor retiring Professor of Art History Kathleen Nolan during two virtual events on Saturday, April 24.
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