“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.

Hollins, Roanoke College Welcome Nominations for the 2016 Perry F. Kendig Awards

Hollins, Roanoke College Welcome Nominations for the 2016 Perry F. Kendig Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Perry F. Kendig Arts and Culture Awards, which recognize individuals, businesses, and organizations in the Roanoke Valley that provide exemplary leadership in or support for the arts. Hollins University and Roanoke College have co-sponsored the awards since 2013.

WSLS 10: Hollins University Students Graduate This Weekend

WSLS 10: Hollins University Students Graduate This Weekend

Roanoke’s WSLS 10 highlights six of Hollins’ outstanding graduating seniors in a preview of Sunday’s 174th Commencement Exercises.

Hollins Student Conference Winners Announced

Hollins Student Conference Winners Announced

Congratulations to this year’s winners at the annual Hollins Student Conference, held April 30 in Moody Student Center.

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