To ensure the university is in full compliance with the commencement guidelines recently issued by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, the morning ceremony will be held on the athletic practice fields across from the Batten Tennis Center. Elizabeth Kolmstetter, Ph.D., a member of Hollins’ class of 1985 who has pioneered numerous innovative talent management programs across eight federal agencies, will be the guest speaker.
Cuban-American writer Richard Blanco, who read his poem “One Today” at the second inauguration of President Barack Obama in 2012, presents a virtual reading on April 8.
The four-day virtual meeting will celebrate the dynamic research that has been conducted by the university’s science and mathematics students during the 2020-21 academic year.
Hollins Theatre is presenting a fully produced Zoom livestream presentation and first revival of the drama, April 1-3, 9-10, and 11. Written by Meredith Dayna Levy ’12, M.F.A. ’18, “Decision Height” won top playwriting honors from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival after it was originally staged in October 2012.
Any time between April 5 and 12, in any location around the world, the 5k can be run, jogged, or walked on the road, trail, or treadmill, at the gym or on the track. The cost to participate is $25, and all proceeds benefit the Hollins University Athletic Department.
Members of the Hollins community are paying tribute to the civil rights leader with two special video programs.
The Hollins-Mill Mountain Winter Festival of New Works, which each January showcases compelling new plays by students from the Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University, is headed online this year with two fully produced plays and two thesis play readings presented via Zoom livestream.
Eight members of Hollins’ Model Arab League delegation won awards at the conference, which seeks to foster greater understanding of the Arabic-speaking world by U.S. students.
The workshops offer “an opportunity to recharge your creativity, reconnect with the Tinker Mountain community of writers, and reframe your work,” said TMWW Director Fred Leebron.
“The liberal arts demand this work of leading equity, diversity and justice,” said Hollins President Mary Dana Hinton. “Indeed, today reflects the meaning and purpose of education and our collective responsibility and mutual accountability to all those we encounter.”