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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.

Arbor Day Foundation Honors Hollins with 2017 Tree Campus USA® Recognition

Arbor Day Foundation Honors Hollins with 2017 Tree Campus USA® Recognition

Hollins was honored with 2017 Tree Campus USA® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management.

National Gallery Highlights Hollins Alumna, Acclaimed Photographer in “Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings”

National Gallery Highlights Hollins Alumna, Acclaimed Photographer in “Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings”

Sally Mann ’74, M.A. ’75 is one of America’s most celebrated photographers, and the National Gallery of Art is presenting the first major international exhibition of her photographs of the South.

Student Artists Showcased in New Voice Exhibit

Student Artists Showcased in New Voice Exhibit

Studio art majors Meera Chauhan ’19 and Ashley-Kate Meador ’18 are among ten emerging regional artists featured in the Sixth Annual New Voice Exhibit at the Floyd Center for the Arts.

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.

Swim Team Earns Scholar All-America Status

Swim Team Earns Scholar All-America Status

For the fifth consecutive semester, the Hollins swim team has been named a Scholar All-America team by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America.

Alumna Lights the Torch for Major Amateur Sports Competition

Alumna Lights the Torch for Major Amateur Sports Competition

Suzy Mink ’74, who was a member of the relay team that carried the Olympic torch to Lake Placid for the 1980 Winter Olympics, was the honored guest at the kick-off to New York’s Empire State Winter Games.

Hollins Alumna Is Recognized as One of the Outstanding Women in the Communications Industry

Hollins Alumna Is Recognized as One of the Outstanding Women in the Communications Industry

Alexandra Trower ’86 is joining Mika Brzezinski, co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, and Kim Kelleher, chief business officer for GQ, Golf Digest, Pitchfork, WIRED, and Ars Technica, in receiving one of the communications industry’s highest honors.

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.

Artist-in-Residence is Powerful Visual Activist, LGBT Advocate

Artist-in-Residence is Powerful Visual Activist, LGBT Advocate

South African photographer and activist Zanele Muholi, winner in 2017 of France’s top cultural honor, will be teaching students, exhibiting her work, and leading a special symposium on the Hollins campus this spring.

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