At Ignite Retreat, First-Year Students Embrace How to Create Change
Students from the Hollins first-year seminar “Ask Not What Your Community Can Do for You: Sustainability and Social Innovation” learned how to become social entrepreneurs and spark change in their communities at a three-day event hosted by the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Foundation.
Hollins Featured in The Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges: 2022 Edition
Hollins University is one of the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges, according to The Princeton Review.
Sullivan Foundation Workshop Encourages First-Year Students to Embrace “Head, Heart, Hustle”
Students in Hollins’ first-year seminar “Sustainability and Social Innovation” recently received inspiration and a blueprint on how to start finding their purpose as social entrepreneurs through “Head, Heart, Hustle,” an interactive workshop presented by the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Foundation.
Hollins Honored As Tree Campus Higher Education Institution
The Arbor Day Foundation has recognized Hollins University as a 2020 Tree Campus Higher Education institution. The program honors colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.
Arbor Day Foundation Honors Hollins with 2020 Tree Campus Higher Education® Recognition
Hollins achieved the title by meeting Tree Campus Higher Education’s five standards, which include maintaining a tree advisory committee, a campus tree-care plan, dedicated annual expenditures for its campus tree program, an Arbor Day observance, and a student service-learning project.
Hollins’ Community Garden Opens To Students For The First Time Since March
“Gardening in general is like a type of therapy for me, it’s something I’m very passionate about,” said Mackenzie Sessoms ’24, president of the Hollins Community Garden Club. “I enjoy taking care of plant life.”
Hollins Featured in The Princeton Review’s “Guide to Green Colleges: 2019 Edition”
“We strongly recommend Hollins to the many environmentally minded students who want to study and live at a green college,” said Rob Franek, The Princeton Review’s editor-in-chief.
Hollins Honors Earth Day, Arbor Day with Free Tree Seedlings
The Hollins Tree Committee is celebrating Earth Day and National Arbor Day this month by giving away free tree seedlings to members of the campus community. The seedlings are available to any faculty member, staff member, or commuter student who has a place to plant a tree.
New Charging Station to Serve Campus Community
Hollins has installed its first electric vehicle charging station, available for use free-of-charge by university students, faculty, and staff.
Hollins Earns Tree Campus USA® Recognition for Third Consecutive Year
The honor highlights the university’s commitment to effective urban forest management and engaging students, faculty, and staff in conservation goals.
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