Seventy-nine Hollins alumnae from a variety of fields returned to campus to talk about how they have translated their liberal arts education into satisfying careers during the university’s sixth annual Career Connection Conference (C3).
Meaghan Harrington ’19, who is double majoring in history and classical studies, spent six weeks performing hands-on fieldwork during the annual Archaeological Field School in Jamestown, Virginia, site of the first permanent English settlement in North America.
Alexus Smith ’19 seeks to foster greater awareness of the issues that people with disabilities face. Now, she will be taking her activism to a statewide level, thanks to her appointment to the Virginia Board for People with Disabilities.
Grishma Bhattarai ’20 is drawing upon her positive experiences last year as a first-year student from Nepal to create a family atmosphere for new international students.
Thanks in part to acupuncturist Elizabeth Ropp ’99, recovery and mental health professionals in New Hampshire can now use ear acupuncture to treat addicts.
Veronica Able-Thomas ’19 learned first-hand last winter the strong connection across disciplines found at liberal arts schools such as Hollins.
The late John Sailer, the Grandin Theatre Foundation, and Judy and Joel Tenzer have been honored with this year’s Perry F. Kendig Arts and Culture Awards, presented by Hollins and Roanoke College.
Professor of Art Kathleen Nolan’s Islamic Art class is engaging in hands-on research with rare artifacts from the Near East, thanks to a loan of decorative objects to Hollins’ Eleanor D. Wilson Museum.
This summer, biology major Sunny Greene ’19 was part of a research team at the National Institutes of Health investigating a rare genetic disorder.
The Eleanor D. Wilson Museum is featuring a disparate selection of drawings from its permanent collection as part of the exhibition “Drawn from the Vault,” which is on display September 28 – December 10.