Since the literary journal began in 1977, over 140 Hollins writers and artists, including more than 90 students and 40 professors, have been featured contributors, or have donated their time and expertise as board members.
Hollins has been granted the newest chapter of Kappa Delta Pi. The Alpha Iota Rho chapter was officially established on campus in March with 21 inductees.
Hollins University has announced that Julie DeLoia, Ph.D. has been named dean of graduate studies at the university. Effective April 1, DeLoia will oversee established graduate programs and be responsible for developing new programs.
Sean Michael McCord, who is pursuing his M.F.A. in playwriting at Hollins, has received the Kennedy Center’s National Partners of the American Theatre Playwriting Award for his full-length play, “Moving.”
Hollins students will have the opportunity to interact with more than 25 area businesses and organizations during the first-ever HireHollins: Employer – Talent Showcase on Tuesday, March 5. Participants reflect the breadth and scope of the business, nonprofit, government, healthcare, and arts sectors in the region.
The university’s Hollinsummer program is among the Top 30 Pre-College Summer Programs for 2019, according to the college ratings website College Consensus. Hollinsummer 2019 takes place July 21 – 27.
Hollins has installed its first electric vehicle charging station, available for use free-of-charge by university students, faculty, and staff.
“Ode to My Mother’s Ex-Boyfriend, Ending in a Bushel of Strawberries” by Mae Tromsness of Greenville, South Carolina, captured first place in the 55th Annual Nancy Thorp Poetry Contest for Young Women. The competition awards scholarships, prizes, and recognition for the best poems submitted by high school women.
Loaned to the museum by Walter and Sally Rugaber, the collection includes historic landscape, architectural, and portrait photography. Many of the images are iconic.
Students at Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke who obtain a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 in academically transferable courses and complete all requirements for Associate of Science degrees in business administration, general studies, social sciences, or social sciences – education, are guaranteed admission to Hollins.