“Engagement Is Constant”: Hannah Slusser ’24 Talks About The Transformational Power of FLI

“Engagement Is Constant”: Hannah Slusser ’24 Talks About The Transformational Power of FLI

For Hannah Slusser ’24, being a part of FLI’s year-long programming and activities during her first year at Hollins meant “instant friends. You meet these people and they have the same background as you. I definitely was a shy person before I came here, but now I definitely talk a lot more and I know how to express myself to other people.”

Student/Faculty Research Team Applauded at Academic Conference

Student/Faculty Research Team Applauded at Academic Conference

Kayla Richardson ’24 and Professor of Political Science Edward Lynch recently presented a paper on Catholic social thought and free market theory at the annual conference of the Society of Catholic Social Scientists.

Unoma Aguolu ’24 Named ODAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week

Unoma Aguolu ’24 Named ODAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week

The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has honored Hollins Basketball’s Unoma Aguolu ’24 as its Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week of November 15.

Submission Deadline for 2022 Margaret Wise Brown Prize Is January 15

Submission Deadline for 2022 Margaret Wise Brown Prize Is January 15

Publishers of picture books released in 2021 are invited to have their works considered for the 2022 Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature. The deadline for submissions is January 15, 2022.

Hollins’ Dance M.F.A. Program Moves European Study to Bulgaria’s Cultural Capital

Hollins’ Dance M.F.A. Program Moves European Study to Bulgaria’s Cultural Capital

Beginning in the summer of 2022, students in Hollins’ M.F.A. program in dance will travel to Plovdiv, Bulgaria, for three weeks of international study and immersion. Plovdiv is considered by many to be Bulgaria’s cultural hub and in 2019 was named a European Capital of Culture.

Virginia Academy of Science Honors Hollins Student Researchers

Virginia Academy of Science Honors Hollins Student Researchers

Two research projects conducted by three Hollins chemistry majors received honors at the 2021 Virginia Academy of Science Fall Undergraduate Research Meeting, held recently at Hampden-Sydney College.

“It’s All About Finding Their Place of Belonging”: By Sharing Her Own Experiences, Carlia Kearney ’23 Inspires Students as a FLI Guide

“It’s All About Finding Their Place of Belonging”: By Sharing Her Own Experiences, Carlia Kearney ’23 Inspires Students as a FLI Guide

Carlia Kearney ’23 wasn’t part of Hollins’ FLI program for first-generation, limited-income students during her first year at the university, but that didn’t disqualify or discourage her from eventually becoming an enthusiastic participant.  

Isabell Kingori Brings Public Health Expertise to Hollins as Fulbright Scholar-In-Residence

Isabell Kingori Brings Public Health Expertise to Hollins as Fulbright Scholar-In-Residence

Isabell Kingori is spending the 2021-22 academic year at Hollins as a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence. She’s bringing an international perspective to the university’s public health curriculum.

As a Stanford University Innovation Fellow, Zahin Mahbuba ’22 Hopes to Impact Hollins and Beyond for Years to Come

As a Stanford University Innovation Fellow, Zahin Mahbuba ’22 Hopes to Impact Hollins and Beyond for Years to Come

Zahin Mahbuba ’22 is passionate about becoming a force for building experiential and entrepreneurial learning in the educational programs of developing nations. This academic year, the international studies major and economics minor from Bangladesh is participating in a Stanford University program that she hopes will help her in establishing a basis for achieving that goal, while at the same time promoting initiatives for students at Hollins.

After 40 Years, The Rock Gets a Cleaning

After 40 Years, The Rock Gets a Cleaning

The Rock, one of Hollins’ most beloved campus landmarks, has received a much-needed restoration with the removal of nearly four decades of paint.

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