Speakers

“Orange Is the New Black” Star Laverne Cox Comes to Hollins for Sold-Out Appearance

0 / September 24, 2014 3:36 pm

The Emmy-nominated actress and transgender advocate spoke at Hollins on September 28 about the importance of moving beyond gender expectations to live more authentically.

Millennial Workplace Expert to Keynote 2014 Career Connection Conference

Millennial Workplace Expert to Keynote 2014 Career Connection Conference

0 / July 24, 2014 1:40 pm

Lindsey Pollak, best-selling author of “Getting from College to Career: Your Essential Guide to Succeeding in the Real World,” will share her knowledge and advice with Hollins students on October 20.

Sen. Mark Warner Talks with Hollins Students about Debt, Entrepreneurship, and Learning from Failure

Sen. Mark Warner Talks with Hollins Students about Debt, Entrepreneurship, and Learning from Failure

0 / May 1, 2014 3:40 pm

From his Capitol Hill office, Virginia’s senior United States Senator discussed a variety of topics with members of Visiting Assistant Professor of Business Kari Munro’s Ethical Leadership class.

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

2 / 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.

Michael Gettings on Healing Political and Cultural Divisions

Michael Gettings on Healing Political and Cultural Divisions

0 / November 1, 2013 11:30 am

The associate professor of philosophy discusses America’s polarization and the lecture at Hollins by renowned social psychologist Jonathan Haidt, author of the bestselling book, “The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion.” Haidt spoke on Monday, Nov. 4.

Hollins’ Class of 2013 Encouraged at 171st Commencement, “What Is Wrong with the World Can be Fixed”

Hollins’ Class of 2013 Encouraged at 171st Commencement, “What Is Wrong with the World Can be Fixed”

0 / May 19, 2013 2:30 pm

Johnnetta Cole, former president of Spelman College and Bennett College for Women, delivered a message of empowerment and affirmation to the 217 students receiving degrees.

Educator and Humanitarian Johnnetta Cole to Speak at 171st Commencement

Educator and Humanitarian Johnnetta Cole to Speak at 171st Commencement

0 / February 27, 2013 3:00 pm

The first African American woman to serve as president of Spelman College, Cole is widely recognized for her advocacy of racial and gender parity.

What Happened to Washington? Cokie Roberts Shares Her Insights in Hollins Address

What Happened to Washington? Cokie Roberts Shares Her Insights in Hollins Address

0 / February 1, 2013 4:00 pm

Named a “Living Legend” by the Library of Congress and one of the fifty greatest women in the history of broadcasting by the American Women in Radio and Television, Roberts spoke at Hollins Jan. 29.

Sandra Fluke Comes to Hollins to Promote Civil Discourse

Sandra Fluke Comes to Hollins to Promote Civil Discourse

0 / November 2, 2012 4:30 pm

The public interest advocate’s testimony before the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee earlier this year gained national attention.

Public Interest Advocate Sandra Fluke to Participate in Conversation on Civil Discourse at Hollins October 18

Public Interest Advocate Sandra Fluke to Participate in Conversation on Civil Discourse at Hollins October 18

0 / August 10, 2012 2:30 pm

Fluke became a national figure following her testimony last winter before the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee.