Junior Joins Forces with a 2009 Graduate to Make History Rock in Paris

Junior Joins Forces with a 2009 Graduate to Make History Rock in Paris

Throughout this academic year, Liza Davis ’19, a double-major in communication studies and French, is living in Paris and interning with Imerys Carbonates, an international company that mines, transforms, and creates functional minerals for a variety of applications. She’s managing and creating content for Imerys’s “History Rocks in Paris” social media campaign.

Hollins Names “Experienced, Successful, and Respected Leader” as Director of Athletics

Hollins Names “Experienced, Successful, and Respected Leader” as Director of Athletics

Myra Sims is Hollins’ new director of athletics. She will officially assume full-time oversight of the athletic department’s day-to-day operations in mid-May.

Alumna and State Legislator Named Guest Speaker for 176th Commencement

Alumna and State Legislator Named Guest Speaker for 176th Commencement

Jennifer Barton Boysko ’89, who represents the 86th District in the Virginia House of Delegates, will be the guest speaker for Hollins University’s 176th Commencement Exercises on May 20.

Hollins Partners with Rise Against Hunger to Support International Hunger Relief

Hollins Partners with Rise Against Hunger to Support International Hunger Relief

Hollins is joining the global movement to end world hunger by 2030 in part by funding and packing 30,000 meals over a two-day period.

Sophomore Selected as Feminist Camp Program Assistant

Sophomore Selected as Feminist Camp Program Assistant

Madeline Clevenstine ’20 will be spending the first full week in June helping foster deeper insight into the theory and practice of feminism.

Pareena Lawrence Inaugurated as Hollins University’s 12th President

Pareena Lawrence Inaugurated as Hollins University’s 12th President

Proclaiming that the “search for authentic purpose is ultimately what a Hollins education is all about and why I wanted to be a part of this mission,” Pareena G. Lawrence was officially installed as Hollins University’s 12th president on February 24.

Playwright’s Lab Director Earns Kennedy Center Theatre Festival Honor

Playwright’s Lab Director Earns Kennedy Center Theatre Festival Honor

Todd Ristau, founder and director of the M.F.A. program in playwriting at Hollins, has received the Kennedy Center Gold Medallion, one of the most prestigious honors in theatre education.

Arbor Day Foundation Honors Hollins with 2017 Tree Campus USA® Recognition

Arbor Day Foundation Honors Hollins with 2017 Tree Campus USA® Recognition

Hollins was honored with 2017 Tree Campus USA® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management.

National Gallery Highlights Hollins Alumna, Acclaimed Photographer in “Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings”

National Gallery Highlights Hollins Alumna, Acclaimed Photographer in “Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings”

Sally Mann ’74, M.A. ’75 is one of America’s most celebrated photographers, and the National Gallery of Art is presenting the first major international exhibition of her photographs of the South.

Student Artists Showcased in New Voice Exhibit

Student Artists Showcased in New Voice Exhibit

Studio art majors Meera Chauhan ’19 and Ashley-Kate Meador ’18 are among ten emerging regional artists featured in the Sixth Annual New Voice Exhibit at the Floyd Center for the Arts.

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