Articles By: Jeff Hodges

Class of 2014 Told “Kindness Transcends All Things” at 172nd Commencement

Class of 2014 Told “Kindness Transcends All Things” at 172nd Commencement

0 May 25, 2014 1:45 pm

Guest speaker Ellen Goldsmith-Vein ’84, the first woman to head her own entertainment management company and one of the most powerful women in Hollywood, reminded this year’s graduates that “kindness is what keeps you human through the madness, and keeps the monster of greed out of the war of ambition.”

Hollins University Hosts Its 172nd Commencement

0 May 25, 2014 11:46 am

Hollins conducted its annual commencement exercises on May 25 and Roanoke’s News 7 covered the event.

Quads Grace Quad at Hollins

0 May 24, 2014 11:11 am

The Jackson quadruplets graduated from Hollins this spring and were the subject of a feature article in The Roanoke Times.

Art Professor Jennifer Anderson Is Among the “40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire”

Art Professor Jennifer Anderson Is Among the “40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire”

2 May 19, 2014 3:45 pm

The list, produced by the website NerdScholar, celebrates faculty members from across the country for their impact on students and the contributions they have made to their schools.

Alexandra Trower ’86 Honored by International Women’s Media Foundation

Alexandra Trower ’86 Honored by International Women’s Media Foundation

0 May 19, 2014 12:00 pm

For the past 15 years, the Hollins alumna and current executive vice president of global communications at Estee Lauder has devoted herself to protecting the lives of female journalists in an increasingly complex and dangerous world.

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.