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Hollins Announces New Equestrian Program Director and Head Riding Coach

Hollins Announces New Equestrian Program Director and Head Riding Coach

Sherri West will oversee all aspects of Hollins’ equestrian program, including teaching classes, conducting practices, and preparing the equestrian team and individual riders for competition in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference and the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association.

WVTF: Hollins Program Cranks Out Hopeful Filmmakers

WVTF: Hollins Program Cranks Out Hopeful Filmmakers

WVTF Public Radio aired this profile of Hollins University’s graduate programs in screenwriting and film studies, featuring interviews with students Amy Roskelly –Shiovitz, Christie Collins, and Maisie Deely, and program director Tim Albaugh. 

Kosicki to Lead Hollins Tennis

Kosicki to Lead Hollins Tennis

Alex Kosicki comes to Hollins from Wesleyan College in Georgia, where his teams earned such honors as the USA South Conference Sportsmanship Award and the ITA Regional Community Service and Outreach Award.

Film Major’s LGBT Short Is a YouTube Sensation

Film Major’s LGBT Short Is a YouTube Sensation

A student filmmaker is generating impressive online buzz with her unconventional approach to the LGBT movie genre. “Collide” by Hannah Thompson ’20 has been viewed on YouTube more than 510,000 times.

Summer Internships Prep STEM Students for Postgraduate Success

Summer Internships Prep STEM Students for Postgraduate Success

Four rising seniors who plan to pursue careers in STEM fields got the chance this summer to intern at one of the nation’s foremost academic medical centers.

2018 Grad Wins Hallberg Award for Creative Nonfiction

2018 Grad Wins Hallberg Award for Creative Nonfiction

Rachael Walker ’18 has been named the winner of the Fourth Annual Bill Hallberg Award in Creative Writing, presented by East Carolina University. This year’s award was presented for excellence in creative nonfiction.

Save Money, Find the Right Fit: Visit Hollins During Va. Private College Week

Save Money, Find the Right Fit: Visit Hollins During Va. Private College Week

Hollins is among 24 schools across the commonwealth that will be highlighting the quality and affordability of private higher education during Virginia Private College
Week, July 23 – 28.

Hollins Mourns Loss of Alumna Who Persevered Against Gender Bias

Hollins Mourns Loss of Alumna Who Persevered Against Gender Bias

Ann Branigar Hopkins ’65, whose landmark legal case paved the way for expanding protections to prevent gender bias, passed away June 23.

Suzy Mink ’74 Wins Triathlon Gold in Denmark

Suzy Mink ’74 Wins Triathlon Gold in Denmark

Mink, who serves as Hollins University’s vice president for external relations, captured her age group’s gold medal in the Long Distance Triathlon at the International Triathlon Union (ITU)/ Fynske Bank Multisport World Championships, held July 5 – 14 in Denmark.

Wilson Museum Celebrates the Work of Roanoke Artist Eric Fitzpatrick

Wilson Museum Celebrates the Work of Roanoke Artist Eric Fitzpatrick

Fitzpatrick, one of southwest Virginia’s most beloved artists, is renowned for his paintings of landmark buildings, local hangouts, street scenes. and area musicians and personalities.

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