Hollins is among the more than 60 theatres from around the world receiving this year’s 50/50 Applause Award from the International Centre for Women Playwrights.
Sponsored by Wyndham Robertson Library and the Hollins Outdoor Program, this initiative is using the Blue Ridge Mountains and a few good books to help the campus community explore the connections between movement, nature, and literature.
Parents and teachers who aspire to writing for kids and young adults can learn to hone their craft during this one-day workshop on October 4. Candice Ransom (pictured here), who has written more than 120 books for children of all ages, is among the workshop leaders.
The Kendig Awards annually recognize exemplary individuals, businesses, and organizations in the Roanoke Valley that support excellence in the arts.This year’s winners will be announced at Hollins on September 30.
Hollins University celebrated the class of 2014 during its 172nd Commencement Exercises on Sunday, May 25. Ellen Goldsmith-Vein ’84, owner and CEO of the talent management agency The Gotham Group and widely considered to be one of the most powerful women in Hollywood, was this year’s guest speaker.
Members of the Hollins World Music Ensemble, under the direction of Richard Rudolph, entertained guests at an open house hosted by Roanoke’s Harrison Museum of African American Culture on April 28, 2014. The museum is a cultural and educational institution committed to advocating, showcasing, preserving, and celebrating the art and history of African Americans for Roanoke Valley citizens and visitors. Its purpose is to cultivate awareness and appreciation of the significant contributions of people of African descent.
See why Short Term at Hollins is such an incredible learning opportunity with a look a four of the courses offered during the 2014 session.