The new head coach of Hollins Lacrosse was South Atlantic Conference Coach of the Year in 2017 after leading Division II Coker College to its best record in program history.
For the sixth consecutive semester, the Hollins swim team has been recognized by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches of America for academic excellence, and for the second semester in a row is the top academic team overall in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference.
For the second year in a row, a Hollins alumna has won the scholarship pageant and will compete for the title of Miss America in September.
Edison is one of the country’s most prominent professors of studio art. Her work has appeared nationally in New York, Philadelphia, and Atlanta, and internationally in Russia and Chad.
Andolyn Medina ’17, Emili McPhail ’18, Dominga Murray ’20, and Monica Osborne ’20 are among the 30 contestants competing to succeed Miss Virginia 2017 and Hollins alumna Cecili Weber ’17.
Since 1985, the honors have showcased the quality and diversity of arts and culture in the greater Roanoke region.
Whitney McWilliams ’18, a gender and women’s studies major and social justice minor who graduated in May, is joining Day One, a New York City nonprofit serving young people who have suffered from dating abuse and domestic violence.
Partnering with a local nonprofit that promotes reading to children, three Hollins professors transformed an unpublished work by a beloved children’s author and Hollins alumna into an interactive tool for parents and caregivers.
In her senior capstone project that was exhibited earlier this month in the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Horizon student Brittany Lewis displayed all her different moods using grisaille painting, a centuries-old technique that emphasizes shades of gray and creates the semblance of sculpture.
“I believe this program offers a valuable experience that touches on all the aspects at the heart of a Hollins education: environmental sustainability, intercultural understanding, leadership, and service,” says Lilly Potter ’19.