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M.F.A. in Creative Writing Alumna Welcomes Launch Of Debut Novel “Leda and the Swan”

M.F.A. in Creative Writing Alumna Welcomes Launch Of Debut Novel “Leda and the Swan”

Published by Riverhead Books, “Leda and the Swan” is a collegiate coming-of-age tale mixed with classic suspense and, of course, some references to Greek mythology. Time magazine calls it an “affecting narrative about consent, power and loneliness.”

Hollins Alumna’s Debut Book Gives Hope, Resources for Children with Hearing Loss

Hollins Alumna’s Debut Book Gives Hope, Resources for Children with Hearing Loss

An illustrated children’s storybook, “Padapillo” offers hope and information to families experiencing early childhood hearing loss. “I understand first-hand what happens to children if their hearing loss goes unidentified,” said Valerie James Abbott ’93. “I am passionate about helping other parents in a similar situation.”

Art History Senior Symposium and Tribute to Professor Kathleen Nolan, April 24

Art History Senior Symposium and Tribute to Professor Kathleen Nolan, April 24

Hollins will observe the 25th anniversary of the Art History Senior Symposium and honor retiring Professor of Art History Kathleen Nolan during two virtual events on Saturday, April 24.

“Memorial Drive: A Daughter’s Memoir” by Natasha Trethewey M.A. ’91 Shortlisted for Carnegie Medals for Excellence

“Memorial Drive: A Daughter’s Memoir” by Natasha Trethewey M.A. ’91 Shortlisted for Carnegie Medals for Excellence

Presented by the American Library Association, the Carnegie Medals recognize the previous year’s best fiction and nonfiction books written for adult readers and published in the United States.

“Prelude to C3: A Virtual Conference” Connects Students With the Green And Gold Network

“Prelude to C3: A Virtual Conference” Connects Students With the Green And Gold Network

Mindful of COVID-19 protocols, Hollins alumnae/i this fall are employing a different way of conveying the lifelong power of a liberal arts education to current students by taking the annual Career Connection Conference (C3) online, September 28 – October 3.

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.

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.

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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