Hollins Tennis Welcomes Collegiate Champion and Former Olympian and Pro Player As New Head Coach
Gretchen Rush was named the nation’s top female tennis player during her collegiate career, competed in the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, and played professionally in the Women’s Tennis Association. Most recently, she led the women’s tennis team at her alma mater, Trinity University, to five conference championships and five NCAA regional tournament appearances.
Hollins, Roanoke College Welcome Nominations for the 2020 Perry F. Kendig Awards
The deadline for nominations is September 1. Since 1985, the honors have showcased the quality and diversity of arts and culture in the greater Roanoke region.
“All Of Us Must Do The Work. All Of Us Must Begin Now.”: President-Elect Hinton Calls for “Lasting, Meaningful Cultural Change” at Hollins
“At Hollins our call must not only be in reaction to recent events, but also to reconcile our institutional past with enslavement; to ensure all of our students – including the voices and concerns of students of color – are heard, seen, and valued, and feel safe on campus today; to create an environment of inclusive excellence that supports rigorous teaching and learning in the liberal arts tradition; and to develop a plan that guides our efforts to be an inclusive community. We must be accountable for equity regardless of what is happening in the world around us.”
Hollins Welcomes Public Health Expert from Kenya as Fulbright Scholar-In-Residence for 2021-22
Isabell Kingori, who teaches in the School of Public Health at Kenyatta University in Nairobi, will further infuse a global perspective into the university’s public health curriculum.
For the Stephensons, the Hollins Experience Is a Family Affair
Kelly Stephenson M.F.A. ’20 finished Hollins’ graduate program in creative writing this spring, while his daughter Clare (class of 2023) completed her first year as an undergraduate.
New Marquee Highlights Close Ties Between First Baptist Hollins and Hollins University
First Baptist Hollins has had an enduring connection with the campus community since the 19th century. The project was made possible by financial support from Hollins’ Student Government Association as well as institutional and general funding from the university.
“I Found My Heart at Hollins”: President-Elect Hinton Shares How the Campus Community Is Already Inspiring Her
“I love the fact that the women of Hollins are fiercely intelligent, unapologetically ambitious, and incredibly generous,” Hinton said in a video conversation with Interim President Nancy Oliver Gray that was produced in conjunction with Hollins’ “Virtual Reunion 2020.”
Classical Association of Virginia Honors Hollins Professor as Teacher of the Year
Professor of Classical Studies Christina A. Salowey has been named the Lurlene W. Todd Teacher of the Year for 2019-20.
“Everyone Has the Right to be Heard”: Political Science Major Prepares for Law Career
This fall, Mary Offutt ’20 will begin pursuing her Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree at the Charleston School of Law in South Carolina. After law school, she intends to take the Virginia state bar examination and join a family law firm as an associate.
Model UN/Model Arab League Program Presents Honor Cords to Seven Seniors
Members of the class of 2020 earning recognition this year include Hannah Byrum, Katie Grandelli, Amber Hilbish, Hannah Jensen, Alicia Lumbley, Shenoah Manter, and Reilly Swennes.
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