Arbor Day Foundation Honors Hollins with 2017 Tree Campus USA® Recognition
Hollins was honored with 2017 Tree Campus USA® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management.
Arbor Day Foundation Honors Hollins with 2016 Tree Campus USA® Recognition
Hollins University has received the Arbor Day Foundation’s 2016 Tree Campus USA® recognition for the institution’s commitment to efficient urban forest management.
Students Give Voice to Environmental Concerns at VA Power Dialog
Hollins students immersed themselves in learning about the obstacles Virginia faces in reducing CO2 emissions during the VA Power Dialog on April 8.
Hollins to Join Other Virginia Colleges for VA Power Dialog
Hollins is one of 12 Va. institutions of higher learning participating the VA Power Dialog on April 8. The event’s goal is to increase collaboration between colleges and policy makers to reduce global warming emissions.
Hollins Observes Campus Sustainability Month
Hollins University’s Environmental Advisory Board is sponsoring several events throughout October in celebration of Campus Sustainability Month.
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.
Hollins Enters Into Cooperative Agreement to Pave the Way for Solar Energy on Campus
Hollins and 14 other private nonprofit colleges in Virginia will engage in a three-year program designed to help them navigate the complex legal, regulatory, and technical challenges associated with installing solar systems, leverage group purchasing power to achieve price reductions for hardware and installation services, and create a learning network accessible by other organizations considering solar power.
Hollins Featured in “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges: 2014 Edition”
The guide praises Hollins for “leading the sustainability charge for quite some time.”
Hollins, Four Other Virginia Private Colleges Announce Major Renewable Energy Initiative
Hollins, Emory & Henry, Lynchburg, Randolph, and Sweet Briar are partnering with Collegiate Clean Energy to convert methane emissions from landfills into environmentally friendly energy for their institutions.
Hollins Continues Partnership with Local Nonprofit to Implement Energy Solutions
The university is joining with Community Housing Partners to complete an energy efficiency retrofit of Barbee Guest House. The work is supported by a green revolving fund established at Hollins last May.
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