In Challenging Times, Valarie Kaur Urges a Hollins Audience to Embrace “Revolutionary Love”
Hollins’ Distinguished Speakers Series welcomed civil rights advocate and best-selling author Valarie Kaur to campus for a lecture on April 20.
Civil Rights Advocate, Best-selling Author Valarie Kaur to Speak at Hollins April 20
Hollins University’s Distinguished Speakers Series is welcoming renowned civil rights activist, lawyer, award-winning filmmaker, educator, innovator, and best-selling author of “See No Stranger,” Valarie Kaur.
MLK Day Address Spotlights the “Ecosystem of Activism” and the Women Who Made King’s Legacy
The Rev. Dr. Chelsea Brooke Yarborough believes that any celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. is not complete without recognizing the women who were essential in creating his legacy. She shared her hope of expanding the King narrative during her webinar, “Activism and the Women Who Made King,” presented by Hollins as part of the university’s observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
“We All Need to Breathe”: The Rev. Dr. Cynthia Hale ‘75 Counters Pandemic Anxiety with Mindfulness
In a presentation to the Hollins community, “Mindfulness Matters: Physical, Emotional, and Mental Well-Being in the Time of COVID-19 and Beyond,” the Rev. Dr. Cynthia Hale ’75 offered advice on taking care of oneself and living in the moment.
SisterMentors Founder to Speak at 177th Commencement
Shireen K. Lewis, who has devoted more than 20 years to mentoring and coaching women and girls, will be the guest speaker at this year’s ceremony, which takes place on Sunday, May 26, at 10 a.m. on Hollins’ historic Front Quadrangle.
Pultizer Prize-winner Kantor Discusses Using Journalism’s Power for the ‘Public Good’
Investigative reporter and bestselling author Jodi Kantor, who has played an essential role in revealing hidden truths about power, gender, technology, politics, and culture, spoke at Hollins on November 14.
Hollins Welcomes Prize-Winning Investigative Reporter, Best-Selling Author Jodi Kantor
Kantor, who helped expose Harvey Weinstein’s decades of sexual abuse allegations and ignite the #metoo movement, will speak at the Hollins Theatre on Wednesday, November 14, at 7:30 p.m.
Entrepreneur Tina Wells to Keynote Career Connection Conference
Buzz Marketing Group founder and CEO Tina Wells will deliver the keynote address at Hollins University’s 2017 Career Connection Conference (C3) on October 23.
Tippett Encourages Hollins Audience to Pursue “The Adventure of Civility”
Krista Tippett, winner of the National Humanities Medal and the creator and host of public radio’s “On Being,” spoke at Hollins on March 5 as part of the university’s Distinguished Speakers Series.
Expert Panel to Discuss America’s Political Party System
Political scientists from Hollins University, Roanoke College, and Virginia Tech will take part in the panel presentation “After 2016: The State of the American Political Party System” on Thursday, February 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Niederer Auditorium.
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