At Commencement, Ann Compton ’69 Urges the Class of 2016 to “Stay Engaged”

At Commencement, Ann Compton ’69 Urges the Class of 2016 to “Stay Engaged”

Asking graduates to “make a difference as you move forward,” Ann Compton ’69, a trailblazer for women in broadcast journalism, addressed Hollins University’s 174th Commencement Exercises.

Veteran Political Strategist Donna Brazile to Speak this Fall

Veteran Political Strategist Donna Brazile to Speak this Fall

CNN commentator and ABC News consultant Donna Brazile will share her perspective on the nation’s political climate within the framework of social justice on Monday, November 14, at 7 p.m. in the Hollins Theatre.

Hollins Alumna and Renowned Neuroscientist to Speak on Campus and at VTCRI

Hollins Alumna and Renowned Neuroscientist to Speak on Campus and at VTCRI

Mary Beth Hatten ’71 is returning to Hollins and the Roanoke area to share her expertise in neuroscience at a series of special events.

Roanoke Times: Hollins University Welcomes Renowned Author Bill Bryson

Roanoke Times: Hollins University Welcomes Renowned Author Bill Bryson

Author and humorist Bill Bryson, beloved for his bestselling work “A Walk in the Woods” and other acclaimed books, captivated an overflow audience at Hollins University on March 3.

Legendary White House Correspondent Ann Compton ’69 to Speak at 174th Commencement

Legendary White House Correspondent Ann Compton ’69 to Speak at 174th Commencement

Pioneering broadcast journalist and Hollins alumna Ann Compton will be the guest speaker at Hollins University’s 174th Commencement Exercises on May 22.

Expert on Middle East to Keynote Model Arab League Conference

Expert on Middle East to Keynote Model Arab League Conference

James Phillips, Senior Research Fellow for Middle Eastern Affairs at The Heritage Foundation, will deliver the keynote address at the Appalachia Regional Model Arab League conference, which Hollins is hosting Nov. 6-8.

Jane Goodall Tells a Hollins Audience Why She Still Has Hope for Our Planet

Jane Goodall Tells a Hollins Audience Why She Still Has Hope for Our Planet

The noted primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall presented “Sowing the Seeds of Hope” before a capacity audience of students, faculty, staff, and the general public on April 20.

Social Entrepreneur Nancy Lublin to Keynote 2015 Career Connection Conference

Social Entrepreneur Nancy Lublin to Keynote 2015 Career Connection Conference

Nancy Lublin helped transform DoSomething.org into one of America’s largest youth organizations and will share how her approach to business, teens, and technology has transcended the not-for-profit world at Hollins’ annual C3 on October 19.

Hollins Alumna and One of America’s Most Dynamic Pastors to Speak at 173rd Commencement

Hollins Alumna and One of America’s Most Dynamic Pastors to Speak at 173rd Commencement

A 1975 graduate of Hollins, Rev. Dr. Cynthia Hale is founding and senior pastor of Georgia’s Ray of Hope Christian Church and has been hailed for her leadership, integrity, and compassion.

“Orange is the New Black” Star Laverne Cox Comes to Hollins for Sold-Out Appearance

“Orange is the New Black” Star Laverne Cox Comes to Hollins for Sold-Out Appearance

The Emmy-nominated actress and transgender advocate spoke at Hollins on September 28 about the importance of moving beyond gender expectations to live more authentically.

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