Sixty Green and Gold Student-Athletes Make ODAC All-Academic Team
Honoring their excellence in the classroom, 60 Hollins University student-athletes have been named to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) 2020-21 All-Academic Team.
Hollins XC/Track & Field Named All-Academic Team
The Hollins Cross Country/Track & Field team has been recognized by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association as an NCAA Division III Women’s Track & Field All-Academic Team for 2021.
Hollins Alumnae Share in Winning Innovation in Diversity Award for Black + Abroad Series
Hollins, Virginia Commonwealth University, Randolph-Macon College, Bridgewater College, and Shenandoah University were chosen as this year’s winners of the GoAbroad Innovation in Diversity Award, which recognizes strategic efforts to expand international educational opportunities to traditionally underrepresented groups.
Anna Johnson ’21 Wins National Kennedy Center Award for Excellence in Sound Design
The theatre major was recognized for her work on Hollins Theatre’s production of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” which was presented virtually in October 2020. “This has been a remarkable year that forced students to adapt, and in doing so these students found new ways of working that have expanded their toolkits in ways that will make them stronger artists and change-makers in the field,” said KCACTF Artistic Director Gregg Henry.
Hollins, Roanoke College Welcome Nominations for the 2021 Perry F. Kendig Awards
Since 1985, the honors have showcased the quality and diversity of arts and culture in the greater Roanoke region.
M.F.A. Student Wins Essay Award from the Children’s Literature Association
Amanda Becker, who is pursuing her Master of Fine Arts degree in children’s literature at Hollins, has been honored by a committee of children’s literature scholars for her paper, “A Story in Fragments: An Analysis of Poetry and Perspective in October Mourning,”
Honors Convocation Spotlights Student and Faculty Excellence
Each spring, Honors Convocation recognizes students for high academic achievement and also highlights those faculty members whose exceptional work and dedication have earned them special academic designation.
Aysia Brenner ’21 Sets Her Sights on Becoming a History Professor After Teaching Next Year in France
Beginning in October, Brenner will spend seven months with the Teaching Assistant Program in France, which is managed by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States. She’ll teach at the primary school level in a school or schools near Paris.
Chi Alpha Sigma Inducts Eight Hollins Student-Athletes
Chi Alpha Sigma honors college student-athletes who participate in a sport at the varsity intercollegiate level, achieve junior academic standing or higher after their fifth full time semester, and earn a 3.4 or higher cumulative grade point average.
Wyndham Robertson Library Announces 2021 Undergraduate Research Awards
The awards were established in 2011 to honor research projects that showcase extensive and creative use of the library’s resources; the ability to synthesize those resources in completing each project; and growth in the student’s research skills.
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