Gift To Wilson Museum’s Permanent Collection Honors Hollins Staff Member

Gift To Wilson Museum’s Permanent Collection Honors Hollins Staff Member

Alex Trower ’86, chair of the Hollins University Board of Trustees, announced that the two works of art would “honor the wonderful work and deep commitment of our own Brook Dickson.” Dickson, who serves as executive assistant to the president and secretary for the Board of Trustees, is retiring from Hollins on June 30.

“Keep On Defeating Those Mountains”: Class of 2019 Is Celebrated At 177th Commencement

“Keep On Defeating Those Mountains”: Class of 2019 Is Celebrated At 177th Commencement

The university conferred 224 undergraduate and graduate degrees at this year’s ceremony, which featured Shireen K. Lewis, executive director of EduSeed and founder of the organization’s SisterMentors program, as guest speaker.

Signature Internships, Leadership Development Prep Sami Makseyn ’19 for Law School

Signature Internships, Leadership Development Prep Sami Makseyn ’19 for Law School

The political science major completed three internships in Washington, D.C., another with a member of Parliament in London, and was active in Model UN and Model Arab League. She will be attending The George Washington University Law School this fall.

“A Woman Of Action,” Lilly Potter ’19 Plans To “Do Something Positive In The World”

“A Woman Of Action,” Lilly Potter ’19 Plans To “Do Something Positive In The World”

I’m very grateful for the incredible, ferocious, and intelligent women and other people that I’ve met at Hollins,” the double-major in English and international studies says. “They really inspire me.”

With Gratitude To Her Parents and Professors, Yitazba Largo-Anderson ’19 Finds “The Power Of My Voice”

With Gratitude To Her Parents and Professors, Yitazba Largo-Anderson ’19 Finds “The Power Of My Voice”

Majoring in English with a concentration in multicultural literature and a minor in social justice at Hollins, she will be completing a fellowship next year at the College of William and Mary that focuses on making inclusivity and diversity more prevalent in academic research.

Discovering Her Passion at Hollins, Mary Daley ’19 Heads To Grad School At Vanderbilt

Discovering Her Passion at Hollins, Mary Daley ’19 Heads To Grad School At Vanderbilt

The business major fell in love with business-to-consumer marketing as an undergrad and is on her way this fall to Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management.

With Tick Study, Ciera Morris ’19 Launches Career in Tackling Infectious Disease

With Tick Study, Ciera Morris ’19 Launches Career in Tackling Infectious Disease

The biology major’s impressive record of research has earned her a two-year, post-baccalaureate fellowship at the Rocky Mountain Laboratories in Montana. The facility is part of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, a division of the National Institutes of Health.

Meaghan Harrington ’19 Says Her Liberal Arts Education “Opened My Eyes To New Conclusions”

Meaghan Harrington ’19 Says Her Liberal Arts Education “Opened My Eyes To New Conclusions”

Hollins professor Rachel Nunez describes Harrington, who is double-majoring in history and classical studies, as “a big thinker. She really exemplifies the power of a liberal arts education to help students find new ways of thinking and being.”

177th Commencement Honors the Class of 2019, May 26

177th Commencement Honors the Class of 2019, May 26

Shireen K. Lewis, executive director of EduSeed, which promotes education in historically disadvantaged and underserved communities, and founder of EduSeed’s SisterMentors program, which supports learning among women and girls of color, will be the guest speaker.

“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.

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