Forty-Fifth Honors Convocation Celebrates Student, Faculty, Staff Accomplishments
Hollins recognized students for high academic achievement during the university’s 45th Honors Convocation on May 3. Held each spring, the event also highlights those faculty and staff members whose exceptional work and dedication have earned them special academic or service designation.
“Let Us Imagine a Community of Learning”: Dr. Mary Dana Hinton Is Inaugurated as Hollins’ 13th President
President Mary Dana Hinton invited the Hollins community to “believe that the essence of the liberal arts – the freeing of minds – demands the freeing and nurturing of imagination” during her installation as Hollins University’s 13th president on April 22.
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.
“Imagining a Community of Learning, Belonging, Love, and Justice”: Hollins Celebrates President Hinton’s Inauguration, April 22
Dr. Mary Dana Hinton will be installed as Hollins University’s 13th president on Friday, April 22, at 10 a.m. in Jessie Ball duPont Chapel.
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.
Hollins Faculty Lead Teach-In to Enhance Understanding of War in Ukraine
Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern European History Julia Riegel, Visiting Assistant Professor of Gender & Women’s Studies Sandra Russell, and Visiting Assistant Professor in Global Politics and Societies Ashleigh Breske offered context and background on the war in Ukraine and explored the ideas of national and cultural identity that have persisted across centuries in that country as part of a teach-in on March 7.
Hollins Community Embraces “Equity, Accessibility, and Identity” at 2022 Leading EDJ Conference
Hollins students, faculty, staff, alumnae/i, and board of trustee members worked toward creating a more equitable and just campus community during the university’s second annual Leading Equity, Diversity, and Justice (EDJ) Conference, held February 24-25.
“Equity, Accessibility, Identity” Theme of 2022 Leading EDJ Conference
Working toward a more equitable and just campus community, Hollins University is hosting the Leading Equity, Diversity, and Justice (EDJ) Conference, February 24-25.
Hollins Students to Deliberate “Pandemic Ethics” at Statewide Collegiate Ethics Bowl
Four Hollins University students will participate in the 22nd annual statewide collegiate Ethics Bowl, which takes place January 30-31 at Randolph-Macon College. The Hollins team will compete head-to-head against other highly qualified student teams from Virginia’s leading independent colleges and universities for the Batten Trophy.
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.
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