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Sullivan Foundation Workshop Encourages First-Year Students to Embrace “Head, Heart, Hustle”

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

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

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

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”

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

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

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

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.

Arbor Day Foundation Honors Hollins with 2017 Tree Campus USA® Recognition

Arbor Day Foundation Honors Hollins with 2017 Tree Campus USA® Recognition

Hollins was honored with 2017 Tree Campus USA® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management.

Hollins Featured in Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges

Hollins Featured in Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges

Hollins is one of the nation’s 375 most environmentally responsible colleges, according to the 2017 edition of The Princeton Review Guide to 375 Green Colleges. 

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