Nancy Thorp Poetry Contest Recognizes Six Young Writers

Nancy Thorp Poetry Contest Recognizes Six Young Writers

A Florida high school student has captured the top honor in Hollins University’s 58th Annual Nancy Thorp Poetry Contest, which encourages and recognizes young poets.

Civil Rights Advocate, Best-selling Author Valarie Kaur to Speak at Hollins 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.

With a Passion for Working in Reproductive Health, Alea Rodriguez ’23 Earns Both Internship and Research Experience

With a Passion for Working in Reproductive Health, Alea Rodriguez ’23 Earns Both Internship and Research Experience

Alea Rodriguez ’23 is a self-described “go-getter,” and that quality is a major reason why the biology major and chemistry minor is on her way to achieving her goal of a career in women’s health and the treatment of infertility.

Nine Hollins Student-Athletes Named NSCA All-Americans

Nine Hollins Student-Athletes Named NSCA All-Americans

The National Strength and Conditioning Association has presented nine Hollins student-athletes with its 2022 All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year Award.

Hollins Students Present Research on Cross-Race Effect to the Southeastern Psychological Association

Hollins Students Present Research on Cross-Race Effect to the Southeastern Psychological Association

Hana Olof ’22 and Soha Munir ’23 joined Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology Alex Wooten in representing Hollins at the 68th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA), held March 23 – 26 at Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

Meet Be Lalanne, A HOPE Scholarship Recipient

Meet Be Lalanne, A HOPE Scholarship Recipient

Introducing one of the first recipients of the Hollins Opportunity for Promise through Education (HOPE) scholarship program: Be Lalanne, a senior at Roanoke’s William Fleming High School.

Hollins Chemistry Students, Faculty Featured at ACS National Meeting

Hollins Chemistry Students, Faculty Featured at ACS National Meeting

Three Hollins University students and their professor were among the presenters at this spring’s national meeting of the American Chemical Society. Megan Brown ’23, Tram Nguyen ’24, Nupur Sehgal ’23, and Assistant Professor of Chemistry Son Nguyen attended the event, which was held March 19-22 in San Diego.

Hollins Student Delegation Typifies “Collaboration, Cooperation, and Celebration” at NUMAL Conference

Hollins Student Delegation Typifies “Collaboration, Cooperation, and Celebration” at NUMAL Conference

A 14-student delegation represented Hollins at the three-day National University Model Arab League (NUMAL) Conference in Washington, D.C., including the winner of the event’s highest award.

“Every Day Was a Different Kind of Adventure”: Environmental Science Major Studies Wolves in Minnesota

“Every Day Was a Different Kind of Adventure”: Environmental Science Major Studies Wolves in Minnesota

Through Osprey Wilds, a learning center in east central Minnesota, Virginia Lucey ’24 spent two weeks studying wolves at the Wildlife Science Center and International Wolf Center, and also actively tracked wild wolves in forests, on the ice, and during radio telemetry flights.

“They Empower Women to Believe in Themselves”: A Proud Dad Reflects on His Daughter’s Hollins Experience

“They Empower Women to Believe in Themselves”: A Proud Dad Reflects on His Daughter’s Hollins Experience

Everett Sesker always knew his daughter Tyler, class of 2022, was going places – but he wanted to let her choose where. “I wanted her to get the full college experience, to find a school where she felt she was able to achieve her goals.”

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