Articles By: Jeff Hodges

With Family as Inspiration, Maria Roncal ‘15 Uses Hollins Education to Empower Herself, Others

With Family as Inspiration, Maria Roncal ‘15 Uses Hollins Education to Empower Herself, Others

4 May 15, 2014 10:00 am

The native of Peru was recently honored with a $1,500 scholarship from the American Association of University Women and aspires to become a role model for minorities and women.

Sen. Mark Warner Talks with Hollins Students about Debt, Entrepreneurship, and Learning from Failure

Sen. Mark Warner Talks with Hollins Students about Debt, Entrepreneurship, and Learning from Failure

0 May 1, 2014 3:40 pm

From his Capitol Hill office, Virginia’s senior United States Senator discussed a variety of topics with members of Visiting Assistant Professor of Business Kari Munro’s Ethical Leadership class.

Golfers Win Major ODAC Honors

Golfers Win Major ODAC Honors

0 May 1, 2014 1:45 pm

Among the league’s annual all-conference awards for women’s golf, Elizabeth Cheng ’14 (left) earned the ODAC/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Award for the second consecutive year while Shannon Ciccarello ’17 captured the ODAC Rookie of the Year Award.

Art Professor Jennifer Anderson Launches Taubman Museum’s New Mural Wall Program

Art Professor Jennifer Anderson Launches Taubman Museum’s New Mural Wall Program

0 April 30, 2014 1:00 pm

Anderson’s “Resolute Understandings of Fragile Things” is a collaborative effort with Hollins and Ferrum College students and will be on display May 31 – September 6.

Hollins World Music Ensemble at the Harrison Museum

0 April 30, 2014 10:00 am

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.

Mary-Carmen Webb ’15 Experiences “the Most Freeing Feeling I’ve Ever Had” through Hollins Dance

Mary-Carmen Webb ’15 Experiences “the Most Freeing Feeling I’ve Ever Had” through Hollins Dance

0 April 29, 2014 4:40 pm

Webb’s original work, “I met you in a kitchen,” was selected for the Gala Performance at the American College Dance Festival’s Mid-Atlantic Conference.

Goodwill Industries’ Reality Check Program Stresses Salary’s Short Life

0 April 24, 2014 6:24 pm

Goodwill Industries brought their interactive financial fitness program, Reality Check, to Hollins, and The Roanoke Times talked with the organizers and student participants about the experience.

Children’s Literature Students Volunteer to Help Young Ethiopians “Eager for English”

Children’s Literature Students Volunteer to Help Young Ethiopians “Eager for English”

0 April 24, 2014 3:00 pm

Hollins graduate students partnered with Peace Corps Ethiopia to produce creative short stories that have been published in various regions of the African nation. The stories supplement English language instruction in grades four through eight.

Virginia Social Science Association Honors Catherine Hensly ’14 with Best Undergraduate Paper Award

Virginia Social Science Association Honors Catherine Hensly ’14 with Best Undergraduate Paper Award

0 April 24, 2014 11:30 am

Beverly Colwell Adams (left), assistant dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and associate professor of psychology at the University of Virginia, presents the award to Hensly at the VSSA’s 87th Annual Meeting.

Professor Jeanne Larsen Selected to Participate in Unique Ancient Greece Seminar on the “Odyssey”

Professor Jeanne Larsen Selected to Participate in Unique Ancient Greece Seminar on the “Odyssey”

0 April 21, 2014 11:40 am

The seminar will address the challenge of keeping alive in undergraduate education classical texts that a generation ago were read and understood by every college graduate.