According to the study authored by NORC at the University of Chicago, “Private nonprofit nondoctoral colleges show the highest persistence among women, blacks, and Latinos/Latinas in STEM fields within five years of first baccalaureate enrollment when compared to similar students at other types of institutions.”
The Internet TV network has ordered 10 episodes of “Tiny Pretty Things,” an hour-long series based on the book by Dhonielle Clayton M.A. ’09 and Sona Charaipotra. The show is scheduled to premiere in 2020.
Justin McIlwee previously served as the assistant director of athletic communication at Millsaps College. He was also a sports editor and news and features writer for various newspapers.
The director of Hollins’ Jackson Center for Creative Writing and author of the award-winning novel “As Close to Us as Breathing” was honored for her short story, “Sabelle.”
The works of two Hollins playwrights – “She Made Space” by Meredith Cope-Levy ’12, M.F.A. 18 and “And Then the Moon Swallowed the Sky” by Rachel Nelson ’07 – were recently showcased at an event that champions gender parity, diversity, and inclusion in the American theatre.
“The Road to After,” an illustrated middle grade novel in verse by Rebekah Lowell M.F.A. ’19, will be released in the spring of 2022.
The exhibition features 40 original watercolors from the children’s book of the same title along with original artwork from his books Julia’s House for Lost Creatures, Little Robot, Mighty Jack, and the New York Times bestseller Zita the Spacegirl.
Gray was president of Hollins from 2005 – 2017, and will guide the University during the search for the school’s 13th president.
President Pareena Lawrence has decided to step down from her position to pursue her long-standing interest in international education and development.
Award-winning author and illustrator Mary Jane Begin deconstructs the creative process and shares the development of two book projects in the exhibition “Mapping the Imagination,” which will be on display June 28 – September 9. Begin will become chair of Hollins’ M.F.A. summer program in children’s book writing and illustrating on July 1.