Hollins in the News

Hollins Theatre’s “Decision Height” Wins Awards from Kennedy Center

0 / March 17, 2014 5:46 pm

Hollins Theatre’s recognition from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival was featured on roanoke.com.

Hollins University Grad Getting Attention for Offbeat Art

0 / March 7, 2014 5:58 pm

The Roanoke Times reported on Tif Robinette ’10, a rising performance artist who is also gaining notice for coordinating contemporary art shows at New York’s Museum of Modern Art and Roanoke College’s Olin Gallery.

Four Reasons Harry Potter Fans Are Outraged and Five Reasons Why They Shouldn’t Be

0 / February 3, 2014 5:07 pm

Amanda Cockrell, director of the graduate programs in children’s literature and children’s book illustration at Hollins, talked with Yahoo Movies about Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling’s second thoughts concerning the books’ main characters and the controversy Rowling’s comments created.

Slovenia and Its Capital, Ljubljana, Delight with Tiny Treasures

0 / February 2, 2014 5:17 pm

Professor of Political Science Ed Lynch reflected on his journey to this small country on Europe’s Adriatic Coast for The Roanoke Times.

Landfill Gas to Power Several Virginia Colleges

0 / January 27, 2014 4:38 pm

Media outlets across Virginia reported on the partnership between Hollins, Emory & Henry College, Lynchburg College, Randolph College, and Sweet Briar College to convert to landfill gas to generate electricity to the respective campuses.

Hollins Theatre/Mill Mt. Theatre Winter Festival of New Works

0 / January 22, 2014 8:08 pm

WSLS-TV (Channel 10) in Roanoke featured Hollins Theatre’s collaboration with Mill Mountain Theatre on two productions and their hosting of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in this segment on the midday program, “Daytime Blue Ridge.”

Hollins Theatre Breaks a Leg

0 / January 19, 2014 4:49 pm

The Roanoker magazine talked with Hollins Theatre Department Chair Ernie Zulia, and Todd Ristau, director of the Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University, about the success of their respective programs.

Spotlight on Student-Penned Plays During Roanoke Theater Festivals

0 / January 17, 2014 2:45 pm

The Roanoke Times reports,”The public will get to see two plays written by Hollins University students and produced at Mill Mountain Theatre: Meredith Dayna Levy’s drama ‘Decision Height’ and Wendy Marie Martin’s comedy ‘Ben & Rita.’”

‘Home Sweet Home’: Hollins University Art Show Explores Meaning of Home

0 / January 3, 2014 5:19 pm

According to The Roanoke Times, the exhibition at the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum “feel[s] like a homecoming to those familiar with the Southwest Virginia art scene.”

Freedman to Lead Roanoke County Emissions Reduction Program

2 / December 9, 2013 2:40 pm

The Roanoke Times reported on the selection of Hollins Energy Manager Jesse Freedman to chair a program designed to reduce the county’s carbon footprint.