Articles By: Jeff Hodges

Hollins Welcomes Students for Va. Private College Week, July 28 – Aug. 2

Hollins Welcomes Students for Va. Private College Week, July 28 – Aug. 2

0 July 2, 2014 2:50 pm

This annual event focuses on helping prospective students and their families save money and find the right fit for their college education.

Golfers Named All-American Scholars

Golfers Named All-American Scholars

0 July 2, 2014 10:20 am

Elizabeth Cheng ’14 (left) and Shannon Ciccarello ’17 were honored by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association.

Hollins Summer Speaker Series: Michael Rau

0 July 1, 2014 10:45 am

Theatre director Michael Rau talks with WSLS-TV’s “Daytime Blue Ridge” about the Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University and opening the program’s summer speaker series.

Hollins, Roanoke College Accepting Nominations for the 2014 Perry F. Kendig Awards

Hollins, Roanoke College Accepting Nominations for the 2014 Perry F. Kendig Awards

0 June 30, 2014 1:30 pm

The honors, which each year showcase the quality and diversity of arts and culture in the Roanoke Valley, will be presented at Hollins on September 30.

Carrie Brown Named Finalist for the Library of Virginia’s 2014 Fiction Award

Carrie Brown Named Finalist for the Library of Virginia’s 2014 Fiction Award

0 June 30, 2014 1:00 pm

Hollins’ Distinguished Visiting Professor of Creative Writing has won the Emyl Jenkins Sexton Literary Award for Fiction twice previously, in 2001 and 2005.

School Teachers Become Students at Hollins Science Institute

0 June 24, 2014 9:53 am

Roanoke’s News 7 featured a story on the seventh Hollins Elementary Science Institute for Teachers, which welcomes area educators to campus to enhance their skills and knowledge.

Professor’s Study Suggests Background TV Harms Toddlers’ Language Development

Professor’s Study Suggests Background TV Harms Toddlers’ Language Development

1 June 19, 2014 9:45 am

Assistant Professor of Psychology Tiffany Pempek and two other researchers recommend that parents play with their children without the distraction of adult-directed TV content.

Parents: Turn That TV Off

0 June 17, 2014 4:19 pm

Assistant Professor of Psychology Tiffany Pempek is the co-author of a new study suggesting that the presence of background television can have a negative impact on toddlers’ language development. Coverage of the study appeared in The Washington Post and the Winnipeg Free Press and on philly.com, healthywomen.org, drugs.com, doctorslounge.com, medicaldaily.com, theramatch.com, and other websites.

Want to Improve Your Leadership? Don’t Fear Failure

0 June 16, 2014 1:57 pm

Abrina Schnurman-Crook, executive director of Hollins’ Batten Leadership Institute, talked with The Roanoke Times about the institute’s approach to leadership training.

Show Offers New Experience for Hollins Stable Manager’s Horse

0 June 16, 2014 1:52 pm

As part of its coverage of the Roanoke Valley Horse Show, The Roanoke Times featured an article on Hollins stable manager Elise Roschen, whose horse is participating in the competition.