“I Craved the Feeling that I Was Making a Difference”: A Senior Shares Her Journey Into the Entrepreneurial Mindset

“I Craved the Feeling that I Was Making a Difference”: A Senior Shares Her Journey Into the Entrepreneurial Mindset

“It was through the Entrepreneurial Learning Institute that I finally defined social entrepreneurship. It’s the idea that a small startup can create powerful change just by fulfilling a need in the community. I realized that anyone can be an entrepreneur.”

Eager to Perform “Meaningful Work with Impact at the State Level,” Political Science Major Pursues Master of Public Policy at UVa

Eager to Perform “Meaningful Work with Impact at the State Level,” Political Science Major Pursues Master of Public Policy at UVa

As a Hollins undergraduate, Hannah Byrum ’20 interned with two government relations firms, a U.S. Senator, and a member of the Virginia House of Delegates. At the University of Virginia’s Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, she will “get to tackle the most pressing issues of the world in a variety of ways.”

Johns Hopkins Internship Propels Senior Gates Millennium Scholar to MPH Program at Brown

Johns Hopkins Internship Propels Senior Gates Millennium Scholar to MPH Program at Brown

Epa Cabrera ’20 wants to engage in public health projects on a global scale after she completes the Master of Public Health program at the Ivy League research university.

Hollins Announces SAT, ACT will be Optional for Fall 2021 Student Applicants

Hollins Announces SAT, ACT will be Optional for Fall 2021 Student Applicants

In response to the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, Hollins University is suspending the standardized testing requirement for students applying for admission in the fall of 2021. The one-year test optional policy means that prospective students do not have to submit SAT or ACT scores in order to be considered for enrollment in the class of 2025.

“You Don’t Have to Choose Between Cookies and Fitness”: Dance M.F.A. Student and Personal Trainer Offers Tips on Home Exercise

“You Don’t Have to Choose Between Cookies and Fitness”: Dance M.F.A. Student and Personal Trainer Offers Tips on Home Exercise

Courtney Collado is a professional dancer, personal trainer, and master Pilates instructor from New York City, currently living in Kansas City, Missouri. She is earning her M.F.A. through Hollins’ low-residency dance program, and is a practicing choreographer, dance teacher, and corrective movement specialist.

Hollins Student-Athletes Earn Chi Alpha Sigma Honors

Hollins Student-Athletes Earn Chi Alpha Sigma Honors

Chi Alpha Sigma recognizes college student-athletes who have excelled in both the classroom and on the field of competition.

Through Presidential Associate Program, Senior Aspires to Become One of The Estée Lauder Companies’ Future Leaders

Through Presidential Associate Program, Senior Aspires to Become One of The Estée Lauder Companies’ Future Leaders

As part of the organization’s Global Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability department, Monica Osborne ’20 will spend the next 18 months engaged in customized professional rotations while receiving continuous leadership development, coaching, mentoring, and hands-on practical experience.

“Every Moment at Hollins Led to this Job”: Senior Prepares to Support Mission of Economic Mobility

“Every Moment at Hollins Led to this Job”: Senior Prepares to Support Mission of Economic Mobility

Laura “Mitch” Mitchell ’20 will become development coordinator for America Needs You (ANY), a New York City-based agency that seeks to improve college completion and employment rates for first-generation college students. The business and economics double major interned with ANY during January Short Term this year.

Searching for Waymarkers

Searching for Waymarkers

Professor and Director of Gender and Women’s Studies and Director of Faculty Development LeeRay Costa shares how lessons learned during a pilgrimage through Portugal and Spain five years ago are offering direction and reassurance today during the pandemic crisis.

Hollins Announces Winner of the 2020 Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

Hollins Announces Winner of the 2020 Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

Wendy Meddour, an internationally best-selling children’s author whose books have been translated into 18 languages, will receive an engraved medal and a $1,000 cash prize for “Lubna and Pebble,” illustrated by Daniel Egnéus and published by Dial Books.

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