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Hollins Alumnae Share in Winning Innovation in Diversity Award for Black + Abroad Series

Hollins Alumnae Share in Winning Innovation in Diversity Award for Black + Abroad Series

Hollins, Virginia Commonwealth University, Randolph-Macon College, Bridgewater College, and Shenandoah University were chosen as this year’s winners of the GoAbroad Innovation in Diversity Award, which recognizes strategic efforts to expand international educational opportunities to traditionally underrepresented groups.

“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.”

London Calling: Through an Internship Abroad, a Senior “Storyteller” Furthers Her Growth as a Writer and Film Student

London Calling: Through an Internship Abroad, a Senior “Storyteller” Furthers Her Growth as a Writer and Film Student

While studying abroad in London during the 2019 Fall Term, Carly Lewis ’21 worked with a global digital creative and marketing company specializing in promoting talent in the music and entertainment industries.

“Everyone Has the Right to be Heard”: Political Science Major Prepares for Law Career

“Everyone Has the Right to be Heard”: Political Science Major Prepares for Law Career

This fall, Mary Offutt ’20 will begin pursuing her Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree at the Charleston School of Law in South Carolina. After law school, she intends to take the Virginia state bar examination and join a family law firm as an associate.

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.”

Three Juniors Receive Celebrated Gilman Scholarship for International Study

Three Juniors Receive Celebrated Gilman Scholarship for International Study

Each will receive a $4,500 scholarship. Two of the students will spend Spring Term 2020 in Italy, while the third will be studying in Spain this spring.

Rising Senior Is Among “The World’s Best and Brightest International Students to Experience The Real Saudi Arabia”

Rising Senior Is Among “The World’s Best and Brightest International Students to Experience The Real Saudi Arabia”

Katie Grandelli ’20, an international studies major and history and economics double-minor, recently spent a week immersed in the history, culture, academics, and politics of the Middle Eastern nation.

Hollins Goes to Greece!

Hollins Goes to Greece!

Led by Professors Tina Salowey and Chris Richter, 20 Hollins students are spending three weeks this month studying Greece firsthand as a cultural crossroads from ancient times to the present.

Hollins Senior Builds Upon Her Model Arab League Experience During Week in Qatar

Hollins Senior Builds Upon Her Model Arab League Experience During Week in Qatar

As part of a year-long fellowship with the National Council on U.S. – Arab Relations, Hayley Harrington ’19 traveled with nine other undergraduate students from across the country to the Persian Gulf nation for a study visit.

Junior Joins Forces with a 2009 Graduate to Make History Rock in Paris

Junior Joins Forces with a 2009 Graduate to Make History Rock in Paris

Throughout this academic year, Liza Davis ’19, a double-major in communication studies and French, is living in Paris and interning with Imerys Carbonates, an international company that mines, transforms, and creates functional minerals for a variety of applications. She’s managing and creating content for Imerys’s “History Rocks in Paris” social media campaign.

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