Speakers

Hollins to Celebrate a “Banquet of the Mind” in 2012-13

Hollins to Celebrate a “Banquet of the Mind” in 2012-13

0 / August 1, 2012 4:00 pm

Best-selling author Ann Patchett, Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar John Agnew, political analyst Cokie Roberts (pictured), and social observer Sarah Vowell are among the guest speakers coming to campus during the upcoming academic year.

Andy Warhol, Ceramic Vessels, and “Goodnight Moon” Come to the Wilson Museum this Summer

Andy Warhol, Ceramic Vessels, and “Goodnight Moon” Come to the Wilson Museum this Summer

0 / May 29, 2012 3:30 pm

The Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University presents three new exhibitions May 31 – September 15.

Hollins Student Conference Highlights Scholarly and Creative Work from Across the Disciplines

Hollins Student Conference Highlights Scholarly and Creative Work from Across the Disciplines

0 / April 17, 2012 11:30 am

The conference takes place in Moody Student Center on April 21 and features podium presentations, poster presentations, and performances.

Roanoke County Professor Takes Class from Campus to the High Seas

0 / March 13, 2012 1:45 pm

Professor of Political Science Ed Lynch is interviewed by Roanoke’s News 7 about sharing his expertise beyond the Hollins campus.

Hollins Honors Professor, Staff Member, at Founder’s Day Convocation

Hollins Honors Professor, Staff Member, at Founder’s Day Convocation

0 / February 17, 2012 11:00 am

Candice Ransom M.A. ’07, who has published 110 books for children and young adults, was the guest speaker at this year’s event. Ransom, who earned her master of arts degree in children’s literature from Hollins, delivered an address on beloved children’s book author and Hollins alumna Margaret Wise Brown, whom Hollins is celebrating with a yearlong festival through June 2012.

Elizabeth Kolmstetter ’85, Who Played Key Role with TSA after 9-11, to Speak at 170th Commencement

Elizabeth Kolmstetter ’85, Who Played Key Role with TSA after 9-11, to Speak at 170th Commencement

0 / February 7, 2012 11:00 am

Dr. Kolmstetter was one of the first federal employees selected to be part of the creation of the Transportation Security Administration. She was responsible for the standards and hiring system that resulted in the largest civilian workforce mobilization in U.S. history.

Hollins Welcomes Co-Author of “Break Your Own Rules” November 9

Hollins Welcomes Co-Author of “Break Your Own Rules” November 9

0 / September 28, 2011 12:00 pm

Executive coach and expert on business, women, and leadership Mary Davis Holt will share her insights into how women and organizations can move forward, faster, by using “the new rules of leadership.”

Hollins Students to Debate “Ethics and Privacy” at Wachovia Ethics Bowl

0 / August 17, 2011 2:38 am

Richmond, VA –Three students from Hollins University will participate in the 12th annual statewide collegiate Wachovia Ethics Bowl, presented by The Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC) February 13-14 at Virginia Wesleyan College in Norfolk. The Hollins team will compete [...]

Hollins Welcomes Chef Gabrielle Hamilton for Reading/Book Signing March 15, Benefit Dinner March 16

0 / February 21, 2011 11:51 am

The owner of New York’s acclaimed Prune restaurant is visiting Roanoke as part of her national book tour for her eagerly-anticipated memoir, Blood, Bones & Butter Roanoke, Va. – New York chef Gabrielle Hamilton, whose new memoir is earning raves [...]

Journalist to Discuss “Why the Clustering of Like-Minded America Is Tearing Us Apart” Feb. 9

0 / January 5, 2011 12:40 am

Roanoke, Va. – Why is America so culturally and politically divided? Journalist Bill Bishop tackles the question in his book, The Big Sort: Why the Clustering of Like-Minded America Is Tearing Us Apart, and he will talk about his findings [...]