Hollins to Join Other Virginia Colleges for VA Power Dialog

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 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

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 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”

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, 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

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.

Hollins Receives $50,000 Jessie Ball duPont Fund Grant to Support Energy Conservation Initiatives

Hollins Receives $50,000 Jessie Ball duPont Fund Grant to Support Energy Conservation Initiatives

The funds will enable Hollins to immediately implement green projects that further a campus culture of environmental sustainability.

Hollins Collaborates with American Chestnut Foundation to Plant Trees on Campus

Hollins Collaborates with American Chestnut Foundation to Plant Trees on Campus

Associate Professor of Biology Morgan Wilson and Audio Visual Assistant Anna Copplestone plant an American chestnut tree sapling behind Cromer Bergman Alumnae House. A total of ten chestnut tree saplings will be planted on campus this spring.

Hollins to Participate in Campus Conservation Nationals 2013

Hollins to Participate in Campus Conservation Nationals 2013

Colleges and universities across the country will compete to reduce electricity and water use on campus.

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