Hollins students led by Associate Professor of Art Jennifer Anderson have constructed the first in a series of planned public art projects in downtown Roanoke.
In what has become an annual tradition, the Hollins soccer team led an afternoon of learning and fun with students at the Roanoke Academy for Math and Science.
Through the U.S. – Middle East Partnership Initiative, communication studies professors Jill Weber and Vladimir Bratic worked with student leaders seeking to bring positive change to the Middle East and North Africa.
Local arts advocate Ginger Poole, the Taubman Museum of Art, and the Roanoke Women’s Foundation have been honored with this year’s Perry F. Kendig Arts and Culture Awards. Co-sponsored by Hollins University and Roanoke College, the Kendig Awards program has recognized distinction in arts and culture in the Roanoke Valley for more than 30 years.
Fourteen artists and arts advocates are among the nominees for the 2016 Perry F. Kendig Arts and Culture Awards. Co-sponsored by Hollins and Roanoke College, the Kendig Awards program recognizes exemplary individuals, businesses, and organizations in the Roanoke Valley that support excellence in the arts.
Dawn Wells, best known as “Mary Ann” on the classic ‘60s sitcom Gilligan’s Island, will be one of the featured performers at the first-ever Starcropolis, an evening of live theatre on Mill Mountain beneath the Roanoke Star. The event, co-sponsored by Hollins, takes place Sunday, September 4.
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.
Hollins is joining Sen. Mark Warner, Virginia Tech, the Roanoke Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the City of Roanoke in hosting the 2015 Virginia Women’s Conference on Saturday, Nov. 21. The theme of this year’s event is “Leadership and Lifelong Learning.”
Hollins and Roanoke College have announced the winners of this year’s Perry F. Kendig Awards. Since 1985, the awards have showcased the quality and diversity of arts and culture in the Roanoke Valley.
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.