Works by Associate Professor of English Elizabeth Poliner, Beth Macy M.A. ’93, and Lee Smith ’67 have been nominated for the 2017 Library of Virginia People’s Choice Award.
In acknowledgment of her distinguished and continuing achievements in original research, Mary Elizabeth “Mary Beth” Hatten ’71 has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
Julia Voorhees Emmons ’63 is among the five newest members of the Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame.
Books by Associate Professor of English Elizabeth Poliner, Beth Macy M.A. ’93, and Lee Smith ’67 are among Amazon’s Top 100 Editors’ Picks for 2016.
Hollins has received the largest single gift assurance in the university’s 175-year history: Elizabeth Hall McDonnell ’62 and her husband, James S. McDonnell III, have arranged a commitment through the JSM Charitable Trust of $20 million.
“Fresh Air,” one of public radio’s most popular programs, welcomed journalist and bestselling author Beth Macy M.A. ’93 as the show’s featured guest on October 18.
Hollins is co-hosting the 72nd annual meeting of the Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC), October 19 – 22. In conjunction, the Richard Wetherill Visual Arts Center is featuring an exhibition of drawings by recent Hollins alumnae.
Mezzo soprano Helena Brown graduated from Hollins in 2012 with a degree in music. Now, she’s returning to the area to perform in Opera Roanoke’s production of “South Pacific.”
Natasha Trethewey M.A. ’91 has been awarded the 2016 Fellowship for Distinguished Poetic Achievement from the Academy of American Poets.
“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.