Presented annually, the Margaret Wise Brown Prize recognizes the author of the best text for a picture book published during the previous year. The award is a tribute to one of Hollins’ best-known alumnae and one of America’s most beloved children’s authors.
To help renovate its Waldron Stage into a “green space” venue, Roanoke’s Mill Mountain Theatre is presenting a one-night-only fundraising event, a production of “A Simple Plan” by Nancy Ruth Patterson, who teaches in Hollins’ M.F.A. program in children’s book writing and illustrating. President Emerita Nancy Gray is a featured member of the show’s cast.
Hollins is collaborating with Roanoke Valley innovators and an international venture development company to launch new opportunities devoted to entrepreneurship.
Sunny Greene ’19 added to her already impressive credentials as a scientist with her work investigating Chediak-Higashi Disease.
This summer, Hanna Strauss ’19 worked with the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), a U.S. State Department program that promotes economic growth and prosperity and bolsters democracy in Africa. Each year, YALI brings 700 young African leaders to the United States to network with one another and with the American people.
Amanda Mansfield, the Jefferson Center, and Maury Strauss have been honored with this year’s Perry F. Kendig Arts and Culture Awards.
Emilee Dunton comes to Hollins after a successful three-year stint as head coach at Liberty High School in Bedford, Virginia, and a standout playing career at Randolph College.
Professor of English Marilyn Moriarty will deliver the keynote address at the POW/MIA Awareness Day ceremony on Saturday, September 22, at 11 a.m. at the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Virginia.
The podcast hosted by the star of “Roots,” “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” and “Reading Rainbow” is presenting a new short story penned by Hollins’ Distinguished Visiting Professor of Creative Writing.
Hollins is pledging to create scholarships for international students to study in the U.S.