Pavithra Suresh ’16 has been awarded a Saudi Arabia Exchange Fellowship/Malone Fellowship by the National Council on U.S. – Arab Relations.
Jon Guy Owens, director of the Hollins Outdoor Program, has been elected to the Board of Directors for Coastal Canoeists, Virginia’s largest canoeing and kayaking club.
Hollins University Professor of Political Science Ed Lynch has been named an Oman Alwaleed Fellow for 2015-16 by the National Council on U.S. – Arab Relations (NCUSAR).
The Perry F. Kendig Arts and Culture Awards, which this year celebrates 30 years of recognizing exemplary individuals, businesses, and organizations in the Roanoke Valley that support excellence in the arts, is now welcoming nominations for its 2015 honors.
Lorraine S. Lange, who will become director of Hollins University’s Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Arts in Liberal Studies programs on July 1, has been appointed to Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s administration as a member of the commonwealth’s Board of Education.
Nine undergraduate students won awards at the annual Hollins Student Conference, held on April 11.
Professor of Spanish Alison Ridley and Associate Professor of Communication Studies Vladimir Bratic received the Roberta A. Stewart Service Award and the Herta T. Freitag Faculty Legacy Award, respectively.
Hollins University canoers and kayakers earned second place in the Women’s Championship competition at the annual American Canoe Association Collegiate Race Series National Championships, held November 1 on the Rappahannock River in Fredericksburg, Virginia.
Professor of English Marilyn Moriarty was honored for her work, “Swerves,” which was praised as an “eloquent and skillful essay [that] brings to readers a clear-sighted vision and the confident measures of a riveting, necessary voice.”
The grants are presented annually by the American Association of University Women to help empower women in furthering their careers.