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Ignite the spark of leadership in the world through invaluable service learning initiatives in the Roanoke Valley. This camp will enhance appreciation for global challenges and develop lasting confidence and strength in the classroom. Through leadership training facilitated by Hollins' prestigious Batten Leadership Institute faculty members, students will learn some of the critical elements of leadership taught in our college classes and further challenge themselves through exciting outdoor adventures with our popular Hollins Outdoor Program.
Jon Guy Owens earned a bachelor's degree from Western Carolina University and a master's degree from Radford University. He is certified by the Professional Climbing Instructors Association and the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics. He is an instructor for the Wilderness Education Association and is a Wilderness First Responder.
Abrina Schnurman-Crook holds a Ph.D. from Virginia Tech and a certificate in management from the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business. She is a licensed professional counselor with a background in crisis and clinical work. She is executive director of the Batten Leadership Institute at Hollins and leads a certificate program for professional women in the Roanoke Valley.
Jeri Suarez designs programs to encourage students to develop leadership skills, promote a better understanding of different cultures, and link with their local community through service. For 17 years, she has taken Hollins students to Jamaica to work on a cross-cultural service project. She has also led projects in communities in Appalachia.
Jenny Frazier Call, a graduate of Baptist Theological Seminary in Richmond and the College of William and Mary, is an ordained minister, pastoral counselor, and writer. She enjoys inspiring young adults to discover and develop their passions, believing that leadership comes from using our gifts in service to others. Her "Spirituality for Busy People" class explores how to enrich our spirit through rest, play, service, and connection.