Hollins Partners with Local School Divisions to Help Close the Teacher Shortage Gap

Hollins Partners with Local School Divisions to Help Close the Teacher Shortage Gap

Hollins has joined with Roanoke City Public Schools, North Cross School, and Lord Botetourt High School to address the critical shortage of teachers and its profound impact in the Roanoke region.

“Compassion, Grace, Gratitude, Care”: Hollins Embarks on the 2022-23 Academic Year

“Compassion, Grace, Gratitude, Care”: Hollins Embarks on the 2022-23 Academic Year

Praising “an incredible community of people…united by time, traditions, and this place we call home,” Hollins President Mary Dana Hinton officially launched the 2022-23 academic year at the university’s Opening Convocation on August 30 in duPont Chapel.

Coordinating Her Community’s First Multicultural Festival, Lilibeth Arzate ’25 Is Helping Underrepresented Groups Feel Seen and Heard

Coordinating Her Community’s First Multicultural Festival, Lilibeth Arzate ’25 Is Helping Underrepresented Groups Feel Seen and Heard

When Clinton, North Carolina, envisioned celebrating its rich diversity by organizing the community’s first-ever multicultural festival, the city’s planning director called upon a local resident and Hollins University sophomore to lead the initiative.

Suzy Mink ’74 Wins at World Triathlon Long Distance Championships

Suzy Mink ’74 Wins at World Triathlon Long Distance Championships

Suzy Mink ’74, who serves as senior philanthropic advisor at Hollins, was the only woman to medal for Team USA during the 2022 World Triathlon Long Distance Championships, part of the 2022 World Triathlon Multisport Championships held August 21 at the Olympic Training Center in Samorin, Slovakia.

Hollins Professor’s Photographic Work Is Showcased in Bridgewater College Exhibition

Hollins Professor’s Photographic Work Is Showcased in Bridgewater College Exhibition

Assistant Professor of Photography Mary Zompetti will exhibit “The Lost Garden” at Bridgewater College’s Beverly Perdue Art Gallery from August 22 through September 27. An opening reception will be held on Monday, August 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. with an artist’s talk at 5:30 p.m.

From London to Roanoke, Julia Mouketo ’23 Builds an Impressive Resume for a Journalism Career

From London to Roanoke, Julia Mouketo ’23 Builds an Impressive Resume for a Journalism Career

Growing up in the Republic of Congo, Julia Mouketo ’23 didn’t have to look far to find a role model for discovering her career path. “My mom works in institutional communications, but because of her studies and training, she has always told me that at heart, she is a journalist,” the senior communication studies major recalled. “I remember even when I was very young, probably no more than three or four, I was saying, ‘I want to be a journalist like my mom!’”

Hollins Receives State Department IDEAS Grant to Fund Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiatives in Study Abroad

Hollins Receives State Department IDEAS Grant to Fund Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiatives in Study Abroad

Hollins University has been selected to receive funding from the U.S. Department of State’s Increase and Diversify Education Abroad for U.S. Students (IDEAS) Program. The grant in part will support a new program that emphasizes democracy, human rights, and global health in partnership with Kenya’s Kenyatta University.

Autumn Green ’24 Uncovers Marginalized Peoples’ Stories Through Digital Legal Research Lab

Autumn Green ’24 Uncovers Marginalized Peoples’ Stories Through Digital Legal Research Lab

This summer, Autumn Green ’24 is among eight undergraduates from across the U.S. conducting historical legal research through the Digital Legal Research Lab at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. The initiative is funded by the National Science Foundation as a Research Experience for Undergraduates site and is considered an interdisciplinary hub for the social scientific study of freedom making in the United States during the 19th century.

Hollins Students Showcase Projects at Summer Research Symposium

Hollins Students Showcase Projects at Summer Research Symposium

Twelve Hollins University students were among the 240 undergraduates from across the country presenting at the 11th annual Summer Research Symposium at Virginia Tech on July 28.

During Her Summer Internship, Margarite Fisher ’22 Is Helping Veterans Access Quality Healthcare Close to Home

During Her Summer Internship, Margarite Fisher ’22 Is Helping Veterans Access Quality Healthcare Close to Home

Margarite Fisher ’22 has played a key role this summer in the Community Care Referral and Authorization Program, which is helping the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs streamline the patient referral process for millions of veterans.

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