Articles By: Jeff Hodges

Film Written by MFA Grad to be Broadcast Nationally

Film Written by MFA Grad to be Broadcast Nationally

0 July 21, 2014 4:10 pm

“Susie’s Hope” was written and produced by Dan A.R. Kelly, who received his MFA in screenwriting and film studies from Hollins this spring. The film will be shown on the cable and satellite television network UP on August 3 and made available nationwide on DVD August 12.

Roanoke’s Cool Wave

0 July 18, 2014 11:35 am

The Roanoke Times Editorial Board says one of the main reasons why Roanoke is a very cool place this summer is the Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University.

Overnight Sensations at Mill Mountain Theatre

0 July 14, 2014 1:20 pm

WDBJ 7 reported on the partnership between the Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University and Mill Mountain Theatre to stage what has become one of Roanoke’s favorite theatrical traditions.

Taubman Museum Mural Explores Unreliable Nature of Memory

0 July 11, 2014 2:20 pm

The Roanoke Times looks at Associate Professor of Art Jennifer Anderson’s “Resolute Understandings of Fragile Things,” the first work in the Taubman Museum of Art’s new mural program.

Children’s Literature Graduate Student Shares Inaugural Manchester Writing for Children Prize

Children’s Literature Graduate Student Shares Inaugural Manchester Writing for Children Prize

1 July 8, 2014 11:20 am

Ashleigh Gill was honored at the recent Manchester Children’s Book Festival in northwest England and received half of the £2,000 first prize award.

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.