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“We All Need to Breathe”: The Rev. Dr. Cynthia Hale ‘75 Counters Pandemic Anxiety with Mindfulness

“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 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

“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

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”

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

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

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.

With Safely Accommodating All Graduates and Guests the Priority, Hollins to Conduct Commencement Exercises May 19

With Safely Accommodating All Graduates and Guests the Priority, Hollins to Conduct Commencement Exercises May 19

To ensure the university is in full compliance with the commencement guidelines recently issued by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, the morning ceremony will be held on the athletic practice fields across from the Batten Tennis Center. Elizabeth Kolmstetter, Ph.D., a member of Hollins’ class of 1985 who has pioneered numerous innovative talent management programs across eight federal agencies, will be the guest speaker.

Art History Senior Symposium and Tribute to Professor Kathleen Nolan, April 24

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.

Presidential Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco Talks About Reading For Hollins And His Latest Book, “How to Love a Country”

Presidential Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco Talks About Reading For Hollins And His Latest Book, “How to Love a Country”

Cuban-American writer Richard Blanco, who read his poem “One Today” at the second inauguration of President Barack Obama in 2012, presents a virtual reading on April 8.

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