Accolades

Hollins University Is Going All Steinway

0 / July 3, 2013 5:36 pm

This summer, Hollins officially joined George Mason University, James Madison University, Radford University, and Episcopal High School in Alexandria as Virginia’s only “All-Steinway Schools.” Worldwide, just over 150 conservatories, colleges and universities, and other schools of distinction have earned this designation.

Hollins Earns Prestigious Designation with Steinway Piano Delivery

Hollins Earns Prestigious Designation with Steinway Piano Delivery

0 / July 3, 2013 2:45 pm

The arrival of seven new instruments built by the world’s pre-eminent piano maker qualifies the university as one of roughly 150 “All-Steinway Schools” internationally.

Library of Congress Appoints Natasha Trethewey to Second Term as U.S. Poet Laureate

0 / June 10, 2013 2:05 pm

The Hollins alumna and Pulitzer Prize winner’s second term starts in September and will be highlighted by a regular feature on the PBS NewsHour Poetry Series.

Hollins Writers Karen Osborn and Shelby Smoak Win Gold IPPY Awards

Hollins Writers Karen Osborn and Shelby Smoak Win Gold IPPY Awards

0 / May 7, 2013 2:15 pm

Karen Osborn ’79 shared the gold medal in the Independent Publisher Book Awards’ Popular Fiction category for her novel, “Centerville,” while Shelby Smoak M.A. ’99 received the gold in the Autobiography/Memoir III (Personal Struggle/Health Issues) category for “Bleeder: A Memoir.”

Poole Takes Fourth in Open Equitation Over Fences at IHSA Nationals

Poole Takes Fourth in Open Equitation Over Fences at IHSA Nationals

0 / May 2, 2013 1:45 pm

From left to right: Hollins Riding Center Associate Director Liz Courter; seven-time ODAC Coach of the Year Sandy Gerald; Emma Lane Poole ’13; and Riding Center Director Nancy Peterson at the IHSA Zone 4 Finals on April 6.

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Honors Hollins Writers

0 / April 26, 2013 10:40 am

Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Dillard ’67, M.A. ’68, and U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Natasha Trethewey M.A. ’91 were both inducted this spring, reports roanoke.com.

Hollins Wins Record 19th ODAC Riding Championship; Poole Qualifies for IHSA Nationals

Hollins Wins Record 19th ODAC Riding Championship; Poole Qualifies for IHSA Nationals

0 / April 8, 2013 11:15 am

From left to right: Hollins Riding Center Associate Director Liz Courter; seven-time ODAC Coach of the Year Sandy Gerald; Emma Lane Poole ’13, who will compete at IHSA Nationals; and Riding Center Director Nancy Peterson.

Graduate Student’s Work Is Showcased at International Film Festival

Graduate Student’s Work Is Showcased at International Film Festival

0 / April 4, 2013 3:30 pm

Dan A.R. Kelly, who is pursuing his MFA in screenwriting and film studies at Hollins, co-wrote and produced “Susie’s Hope,” which debuts this month at one of the premier film festivals in the southeastern United States.

Hollins Endowment Rises Despite Downward Swing Nationally

Hollins Endowment Rises Despite Downward Swing Nationally

0 / April 3, 2013 9:30 am

The university’s endowment increased from $152.7 million to $163.5 million, an all-time high, over an 18-month period betweem mid-2011 and the end of 2012.

Kennedy Center Bestows National Recognition to Hollins Theatre, Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University

Kennedy Center Bestows National Recognition to Hollins Theatre, Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University

0 / March 14, 2013 1:00 pm

Hollins Theatre’s production of “Bellocq’s Ophelia” (pictured above) won four awards, while Playwright’s Lab students Meredith Levy ’12 and Kevin Ferguson earned individual honors for their works.