New Book by Beth Macy M.A. ’93 Named to Kirkus Prize Shortlist

New Book by Beth Macy M.A. ’93 Named to Kirkus Prize Shortlist

“Truevine,” the upcoming book by New York Times bestselling author Beth Macy M.A. ’93, is one of six books that have been selected in the Nonfiction category for the Kirkus Prize shortlist.

A Hollins Student Wins Miss Roanoke Valley for the Second Consecutive Year

A Hollins Student Wins Miss Roanoke Valley for the Second Consecutive Year

Congratulations to Dominga Murray ’20, who was crowned Miss Roanoke Valley 2017 on September 17.

Hollins Earns Accolades from Major National College Guides

Hollins Earns Accolades from Major National College Guides

More than ever, prospective college students and their families have a variety of tools at their disposal to help them make the big decision of choosing an institution of higher learning. Print and online college guides and rankings offer some of the most important and useful resources, and this year Hollins has been featured prominently in several of the nation’s best-known publications, including USA Today, U.S. News, Forbes, The Princeton Review, niche.com, and Peterson’s.

“Marvelous Cornelius” Author Phil Bildner Receives the Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

“Marvelous Cornelius” Author Phil Bildner Receives the Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

The winner of the inaugural Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature was honored with a medal ceremony during the 2016 Francelia Butler Conference on July 23.

The Roanoke Times on the Hollins Festival of New Works: “Roanoke Is an ‘Ignition Point’ for New Plays”

The Roanoke Times on the Hollins Festival of New Works: “Roanoke Is an ‘Ignition Point’ for New Plays”

A Roanoke Times editorial praises the Hollins Festival of New Works as a showcase for up-and-coming writers from the Playwright’s Lab at Hollins.

Hollins Alumna Among the Most Influential Women in Tampa Bay Sports

Hollins Alumna Among the Most Influential Women in Tampa Bay Sports

Stella Thayer ’62, president and treasurer of the Tampa Bay Downs thoroughbred racing facility, has been named one of the most influential women in Tampa Bay sports.

USA TODAY COLLEGE: Hollins Is One of Virginia’s Top 10 Colleges

USA TODAY COLLEGE: Hollins Is One of Virginia’s Top 10 Colleges

USA TODAY COLLEGE reports that the education technology company College Factual has placed Hollins University among the top ten colleges in Virginia.

Forbes Awards Hollins an “A” Grade for Financial Fitness

Forbes Awards Hollins an “A” Grade for Financial Fitness

Hollins University’s financial health has earned an “A” rating from Forbes magazine.

Conference’s New Award Recognizes Founding Director of Children’s Literature Studies at Hollins

Conference’s New Award Recognizes Founding Director of Children’s Literature Studies at Hollins

The Francelia Butler Conference, a one-day, student-run conference dedicated to celebrating children’s literature, is presenting a new prize this year in honor of Amanda Cockrell, founding director of Hollins’ graduate programs in children’s literature.

Peterson, Gerald Honored with J. Arthur Reynolds Sportsmanship Award

Peterson, Gerald Honored with J. Arthur Reynolds Sportsmanship Award

Director of Riding Nancy Peterson and the late L.M. “Sandy” Gerald, longtime coach of the Hollins equestrian team, were recently presented the J. Arthur Reynolds Sportsmanship Award at the Upperville Colt and Horse Show. The award is given annually to two individuals who exemplify what sportsmanship, merited teaching, and mentorship mean in the horse industry.

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