The university’s ninth intercollegiate athletic program is expected to start competition as early as the 2019-20 indoor track and field season and will continue into the spring 2020 outdoor season.
“We strongly recommend Hollins to the many environmentally minded students who want to study and live at a green college,” said Rob Franek, The Princeton Review’s editor-in-chief.
“We are working to make this delightful show a great tradition here in Roanoke and a wonderful gift from Hollins to the community,” says Ernie Zulia, director of the Hollins Theatre Institute.
Shifflett, a biology/pre-med major, earned approximately 20 scholarships by mostly exploring resources in and around her hometown of 1,100 residents.
“Because of this program, I will be able to graduate from Hollins next spring debt-free and then continue my education without an economic burden,” says Epa Cabrera ’22, a double-major in business and economics. She plans to pursue graduate study in public health in preparation for a career in global health economics.
The program recognizes exemplary individuals, businesses, and organizations in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Region (counties of Roanoke, Botetourt, and Franklin, the cities of Roanoke and Salem, and the town of Vinton) that support excellence in the arts.
LeeRay Costa, professor of anthropology and gender and women’s studies and director of faculty development, joined women leaders from across the U.S. and Canada to take part in the intensive, residential leadership development program. The HERS Institute was created to proactively fill the higher education pipelines across the U.S. with dynamic women and combat an undeniable gender gap.
Scientific Reports, the world’s 11th-most cited scientific journal, is highlighting findings by Assistant Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies Elizabeth Gleim that controlled burning could be an effective tool in battling tick-borne pathogens.
An emphasis on the principles of social justice while maintaining a scientific basis differentiates the public health program at Hollins from similar programs at other colleges and universities.
The university is welcoming eight faculty from one of Virginia’s top college-preparatory schools this fall to pursue a Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning over the next two years.