Alumnae

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.

Will Schutt MFA ’09 Receives Starred Review in Publisher’s Weekly

Will Schutt MFA ’09 Receives Starred Review in Publisher’s Weekly

0 / February 25, 2013 10:30 am

Schutt won the 2012 Yale Series of Younger Poets competition.

Dance Magazine Honors Iconic Dancer and Hollins Alumna Renee Robinson

Dance Magazine Honors Iconic Dancer and Hollins Alumna Renee Robinson

0 / December 4, 2012 9:30 am

Robinson completed her MFA in dance at Hollins this fall and is the longest-tenured female dancer – 31 years – with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

Living What She Believes

Living What She Believes

0 / November 16, 2012 1:40 pm

Hilary DuBose ’05 is working with an international humanitarian aid organization managing earthquake relief programs in Haiti. (Photo Credit: Nate Jayne)

Hollins Honors Catherine Moore Wannamaker ’96 with Distinguished Young Alumna Award

Hollins Honors Catherine Moore Wannamaker ’96 with Distinguished Young Alumna Award

0 / November 14, 2012 1:30 pm

The “force of and for nature” was cited for her work with the Department of Justice and the Southern Environmental Law Center.