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Accessing Our Network: One of Hollins’ Greatest Strengths

Accessing Our Network: One of Hollins’ Greatest Strengths

Alex Lesniak ’20 shares how the experience she acquired and connections she made as a Hollins undergraduate led shortly after graduation to a rewarding opportunity with the American Institutes for Research.

Hollins Playwright’s Work Makes the Leap from Stage to Screen

Hollins Playwright’s Work Makes the Leap from Stage to Screen

“To the New Girl,” written by Samantha Macher M.F.A.’12, is available now though Amazon Prime Video Direct and Vimeo on Demand. Featuring an all-female creative team and cast, the feature-length independent film was created by a group of emerging filmmakers at a time when audiences are demanding films made both by and for women.

Hollins, NACAC Affirm “Test-Optional Means Test-Optional”

Hollins, NACAC Affirm “Test-Optional Means Test-Optional”

Hollins is among the more than 400 college and university members of the National Association for College Admission Counseling that have signed on to the association’s letter confirming that students will not be penalized for the absence of a standardized test score for admission in Fall 2021.

New Memoir by Natasha Trethewey M.A. ’91 Earns Praise and Inspires Dialogue

New Memoir by Natasha Trethewey M.A. ’91 Earns Praise and Inspires Dialogue

The Pulitzer Prize winner and two-term U.S. Poet Laureate has written a powerful and unforgettable book about the murder of her mother and its impact on her distinguished writing career.

After Prominent Roles in Hollins’ Model UN/Model Arab League Program, Katie Grandelli ’20 Joins National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations

After Prominent Roles in Hollins’ Model UN/Model Arab League Program, Katie Grandelli ’20 Joins National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations

Grandelli is the newest student programs coordinator for NCUSAR, a non-profit, non-governmental, educational organization dedicated to improving American knowledge and understanding of the Arab world.

Hollins Announces Eleanor Ray as 2021 Niederer Artist-In-Residence

Hollins Announces Eleanor Ray as 2021 Niederer Artist-In-Residence

Each year, the artist-in-residence program brings to campus a nationally recognized artist who produces work and teaches a special seminar. Ray’s work has been shown in solo exhibitions in New York City and Athens, Georgia, and is in the collection of a prominent art gallery in Sydney, Australia.

Hollins Volleyball Names Interim Head Coach

Hollins Volleyball Names Interim Head Coach

A VHSL Coach of the Year who has captured district, region, and state championships, Dave McGee has earned success coaching at both the high school and club levels.

Casey Mahan ’20 Prepares to Fulfill Her Dream of Becoming an Optometrist

Casey Mahan ’20 Prepares to Fulfill Her Dream of Becoming an Optometrist

The biology major/chemistry minor, who also served as captain of the Hollins volleyball team her senior year, is attending the Salus University Pennsylvania College of Optometry.

Hollins Alumna Recalls First Job With Rep. John Lewis

Hollins Alumna Recalls First Job With Rep. John Lewis

As we remember Congressman John Lewis and his incredible life devoted to social justice and equality, Mary Kate Vick Fuller ’88 remembers the civil rights icon as her first boss and the unforgettable lessons he taught her.

Through Graduate Studies at American Univ., Kiki Speights ’20 seeks to “make sure communities’ voices are heard”

Through Graduate Studies at American Univ., Kiki Speights ’20 seeks to “make sure communities’ voices are heard”

The environmental sciences major/social justice minor wants “to gain more knowledge in international issues, the progression of human rights, and environmental degradation” as she prepares to work in the human rights career field.

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