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Film Written by MFA Grad to be Broadcast Nationally

Film Written by MFA Grad to be Broadcast Nationally

0 / July 21, 2014 4:10 pm

“Susie’s Hope” was written and produced by Dan A.R. Kelly, who received his MFA in screenwriting and film studies from Hollins this spring. The film will be shown on the cable and satellite television network UP on August 3 and made available nationwide on DVD August 12.

Children’s Literature Graduate Student Shares Inaugural Manchester Writing for Children Prize

Children’s Literature Graduate Student Shares Inaugural Manchester Writing for Children Prize

1 / July 8, 2014 11:20 am

Ashleigh Gill was honored at the recent Manchester Children’s Book Festival in northwest England and received half of the £2,000 first prize award.

Hollins Welcomes Students for Va. Private College Week, July 28 – Aug. 2

Hollins Welcomes Students for Va. Private College Week, July 28 – Aug. 2

0 / July 2, 2014 2:50 pm

This annual event focuses on helping prospective students and their families save money and find the right fit for their college education.

Golfers Named All-American Scholars

Golfers Named All-American Scholars

0 / July 2, 2014 10:20 am

Elizabeth Cheng ’14 (left) and Shannon Ciccarello ’17 were honored by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association.

Hollins, Roanoke College Accepting Nominations for the 2014 Perry F. Kendig Awards

Hollins, Roanoke College Accepting Nominations for the 2014 Perry F. Kendig Awards

0 / June 30, 2014 1:30 pm

The honors, which each year showcase the quality and diversity of arts and culture in the Roanoke Valley, will be presented at Hollins on September 30.

Carrie Brown Named Finalist for the Library of Virginia’s 2014 Fiction Award

Carrie Brown Named Finalist for the Library of Virginia’s 2014 Fiction Award

0 / June 30, 2014 1:00 pm

Hollins’ Distinguished Visiting Professor of Creative Writing has won the Emyl Jenkins Sexton Literary Award for Fiction twice previously, in 2001 and 2005.

Professor’s Study Suggests Background TV Harms Toddlers’ Language Development

Professor’s Study Suggests Background TV Harms Toddlers’ Language Development

1 / June 19, 2014 9:45 am

Assistant Professor of Psychology Tiffany Pempek and two other researchers recommend that parents play with their children without the distraction of adult-directed TV content.

Class of 2014 Told “Kindness Transcends All Things” at 172nd Commencement

Class of 2014 Told “Kindness Transcends All Things” at 172nd Commencement

0 / May 25, 2014 1:45 pm

Guest speaker Ellen Goldsmith-Vein ’84, the first woman to head her own entertainment management company and one of the most powerful women in Hollywood, reminded this year’s graduates that “kindness is what keeps you human through the madness, and keeps the monster of greed out of the war of ambition.”

Art Professor Jennifer Anderson Is Among the “40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire”

Art Professor Jennifer Anderson Is Among the “40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire”

2 / May 19, 2014 3:45 pm

The list, produced by the website NerdScholar, celebrates faculty members from across the country for their impact on students and the contributions they have made to their schools.

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.