Alumnae

Hollins Alumna Susan Cofer Featured in Wilson Museum’s “Draw Near” Exhibit

0 / May 30, 2014 11:19 am

A retrospective of the 30-plus-year career of Susan Cofer ’64 is on display at Hollins’ Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, and The Roanoke Times published this profile of the artist and her work.

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.

From Page to Stage: Hollins Theatre Adapts Dillard Masterpiece to Stage

0 / April 6, 2014 10:56 am

Hollins Theatre commemorated the 40th anniversary of the publication of “Pilgrim at Tinker Creek” with the first-ever stage adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book. The production was the focus of a feature story in The Roanoke Times.

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.

From Hollins to Hollywood: Alumna Who Heads Top Entertainment Company to Speak at 172nd Commencement

From Hollins to Hollywood: Alumna Who Heads Top Entertainment Company to Speak at 172nd Commencement

1 / February 24, 2014 11:45 am

Ellen Goldsmith-Vein ’84 is the owner and CEO of The Gotham Group, a multi-faceted management and production company, and has countless credits and accomplishments to her name in movies and television. Hollins’ 172nd commencement exercises will take place Sunday, May 25.

November 22, 1963: Hollins Remembers

November 22, 1963: Hollins Remembers

1 / November 14, 2013 9:45 am

As the nation marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Hollins alumnae recall where they were and how they reacted on that tragic day. In this 1960 photo, student supporters of Kennedy and Richard Nixon rally on campus during that year’s presidential campaign.

Two Hollins Alumnae Are Champions at the Washington International Horse Show

Two Hollins Alumnae Are Champions at the Washington International Horse Show

0 / October 24, 2013 4:40 pm

Hollins trustee Dudley Wood Macfarlane ’77 (pictured here riding her horse, Authentic) was Champion in the Adult Hunter Finals and Devon Braswell Hamnett ’03 was Reserve Champion. Both rode at Hollins and have been successful in their equestrian careers since their graduation. (Photo credit: Shawn McMillen Photography)

Class Ring Is Returned to Hollins Alumna Seven Decades After Its Loss

Class Ring Is Returned to Hollins Alumna Seven Decades After Its Loss

0 / October 15, 2013 12:00 pm

Frances McDowell Leitner ’39 (pictured here from her senior yearbook) lost her college ring in the early 1940s. Another Hollins alumna, Kathleen McDonald Roglan ’97 has returned it to her after discovering it on eBay.

Conference Brings Students, Alumnae Together to Explore Translating a Liberal Arts Education Into a Satisfying Career

Conference Brings Students, Alumnae Together to Explore Translating a Liberal Arts Education Into a Satisfying Career

0 / October 10, 2013 5:15 pm

Hollins’ second Career Connection Conference on October 10 featured an array of panels, workshops, presentations, and networking opportunities.

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.