“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.
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.
Elizabeth Cheng ’14 (left) and Shannon Ciccarello ’17 were honored by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association.
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.
Hollins’ Distinguished Visiting Professor of Creative Writing has won the Emyl Jenkins Sexton Literary Award for Fiction twice previously, in 2001 and 2005.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.