Accolades

Hollins, Roanoke College Team Up to Present Perry F. Kendig Awards

Hollins, Roanoke College Team Up to Present Perry F. Kendig Awards

0 / August 14, 2013 9:30 am

The honors, which annually celebrate the quality and diversity of arts and culture in the Roanoke Valley, will be presented this year on November 3.

Swimmers Earn Scholar All American Status

Swimmers Earn Scholar All American Status

0 / August 8, 2013 2:30 pm

The College Swimming Coaches Association of America recognized the Hollins swim team for achieving a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.

The Princeton Review Features Hollins in “The Best 378 Colleges”

The Princeton Review Features Hollins in “The Best 378 Colleges”

0 / August 6, 2013 3:45 pm

The education services company places Hollins among the top 15% of America’s four-year colleges and ranks the university’s theatre department as one of the nation’s 20 best.

Forbes Ranks Hollins Among America’s 100 Most Financially Fit Colleges

Forbes Ranks Hollins Among America’s 100 Most Financially Fit Colleges

0 / August 6, 2013 12:15 pm

Hollins’ “financial GPA,” based on balance sheet and operational strength, is ranked 76th in the nation and third in Virginia.

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.