Congratulations to this year’s winners at the annual Hollins Student Conference, held April 30 in Moody Student Center.
Sponsored by the President’s Office, the conference spotlights students’ scholarly and creative endeavors through a variety of podium presentations, poster displays, and performances from across the disciplines.
“The conference reflects our goal of preparing our students for a life of educational and professional development,” said Associate Professor of Communication Studies Jill Weber, who each year coordinates the event with Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students Patty O’Toole.
Awards for first, second, and third place were presented by the judges to the following students:
Green and Gold (First Place)
Madi Hurley ’17: “Horses in Motion: Paintings and Drawings of the Mechanics of Equine Locomotion”
Rory Keeley ’17: “Statistical Dimension Analysis of Structural Permutations in British Medieval Monastic Properties”
Emili McPhail ’18: “Contemporary Women’s Travel Blogs and Millennial Identity”
Green (Second Place)
Dani Raymond ’18: “Hauntings at Hollins: The Social Impact of Ghost Lore and Legends at Hollins University”
Abigail Sease ’16: “Anxiety of the Unknown in Art: Xu Bing’s A Book from the Sky”
Elizabeth Trout ’17: “American Stories: The Use of Personal and Familial Narratives in State of the Union Addresses”
Gold (Third Place)
Cici Earl ’18: “South Korean Perceptions of Black People”
Whitney McWilliams ’19: “When Speaking of the South and Her Children”
Mandy Moore ’16: “Howell and Lake”