“Anything Is Possible”: April Arnold ’19 Successfully Juggles Family, Academic Responsibilities To Earn Her Degree

“Anything Is Possible”: April Arnold ’19 Successfully Juggles Family, Academic Responsibilities To Earn Her Degree

For the past two years, the Horizon student and psychology major has helped take care of four younger siblings while attending Hollins full-time.

Hollins Names Skinner Head Swim Coach

Hollins Names Skinner Head Swim Coach

“I am absolutely thrilled that our current and future Hollins swimmers will enjoy the expertise of an experienced and successful coach like Ned Skinner,” said Director of Athletics Myra Sims. Skinner comes to Hollins after distinguished 20-year coaching career at Virginia Tech.

Salowey, Cockrell Recognized at Honors Convocation

Salowey, Cockrell Recognized at Honors Convocation

Salowey, a professor of classical studies, received the Herta T. Freitag Faculty Legacy Award, and Cockrell, who co-founded Hollins’ graduate programs in children’s literature, was presented the Roberta A. Stewart Service Award.

Hollins Honored For Best Undergraduate Theatre Program in Virginia

Hollins Honored For Best Undergraduate Theatre Program in Virginia

OnStage Blog, one of the most-read theatre websites in the world, recognizes Hollins Theatre as being among some of the best in the nation.

Hollins Announces Winner of the 2019 Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

Hollins Announces Winner of the 2019 Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

John Sullivan will receive an engraved medal and a $1,000 cash prize for his debut children’s book, “Kitten and the Night Watchman,” illustrated by Taeeun Yoo and published by Simon & Schuster. The work is inspired by the true story of Sullivan, a City of Chicago buildings and equipment guard, and his encounter with a cat that would become his companion for 17 years. 

62nd Annual Science Seminar Celebrates Student Research

62nd Annual Science Seminar Celebrates Student Research

Twenty-seven research projects representing the work of 30 Hollins science and mathematics students were showcased during the university’s 62nd Annual Science Seminar on April 25.
Students from the departments of biology, chemistry, environmental studies, physics, and psychology took part in this year’s poster session, which was held for the first time on the newly renovated second floor of the Dana Science Building.…

Hollins Partners With City of Roanoke For Art By Bus, Writer By Bus Programs

Hollins Partners With City of Roanoke For Art By Bus, Writer By Bus Programs

The university is helping promote the value of public transportation to the Roanoke Valley by bringing visual arts and inspired writing onto the area’s bus network

Hollins Honors Earth Day, Arbor Day with Free Tree Seedlings

Hollins Honors Earth Day, Arbor Day with Free Tree Seedlings

The Hollins Tree Committee is celebrating Earth Day and National Arbor Day this month by giving away free tree seedlings to members of the campus community. The seedlings are available to any faculty member, staff member, or commuter student who has a place to plant a tree.

Google Applied Computing Series Comes to Hollins

Google Applied Computing Series Comes to Hollins

Hollins is one of just 11 schools across the country that have been accepted this year into the initiative, which focuses on computer science education.

Championed by Dedicated Volunteers and Hollins Writers and Artists, Artemis Thrives

Championed by Dedicated Volunteers and Hollins Writers and Artists, Artemis Thrives

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.

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