Professor of English Marilyn Moriarty was honored for her work, "Swerves," which was praised as an "eloquent and skillful essay [that] brings to readers a clear-sighted vision and the confident measures of a riveting, necessary voice."
The grants are presented annually by the American Association of University Women to help empower women in furthering their careers.
The awards program strives to showcase the quality and diversity of artistic excellence throughout the Roanoke Valley, recognize outstanding support of arts and culture, and celebrate exemplary arts and cultural organizations.
The Emmy-nominated actress and transgender advocate spoke at Hollins on September 28 about the importance of moving beyond gender expectations to live more authentically.
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.