Hollins has received a $100,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to invest in a 30-month pilot project entitled “Faculty Development to Advance Liberal Arts Education in the 21st Century.”
Elizabeth Dulemba, who teaches picture book design in both the certificate in children’s book illustration and the M.F.A. in children’s book writing and illustrating programs, has received a Green Earth Book Award Honor for “A Bird on Water Street.”
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.
LeeRay Costa, who teaches gender and women’s studies and anthropology at Hollins, says she is “eager to understand Cuban perspectives on women’s and LGBT rights, race relations, environmental sustainability, and food justice.”
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.”
Hollins’ Distinguished Visiting Professor of Creative Writing has won the Emyl Jenkins Sexton Literary Award for Fiction twice previously, in 2001 and 2005.
Assistant Professor of Psychology Tiffany Pempek and two other researchers recommend that parents play with their children without the distraction of adult-directed TV content.
The list, produced by the website NerdScholar, celebrates faculty members from across the country for their impact on students and the contributions they have made to their schools.
Anderson’s “Resolute Understandings of Fragile Things” is a collaborative effort with Hollins and Ferrum College students and will be on display May 31 – September 6.
The seminar will address the challenge of keeping alive in undergraduate education classical texts that a generation ago were read and understood by every college graduate.