“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.”
“This conference aims to create an intentional and meaningful space for all of us to reflect, learn, and facilitate action toward making Hollins a more equitable and just community,” said President Mary Dana Hinton.
As part of Hollins’ Distinguished Speaker Series, Alexander had a virtual sit-down with Hinton to discuss the 10th-anniversary edition of her book as well as a host of other issues including racial unrest in the U.S. and social activism both on and off-campus. “We’re grateful to have these timely and robust conversations,” said Hinton.
Mindful of COVID-19 protocols, Hollins alumnae/i this fall are employing a different way of conveying the lifelong power of a liberal arts education to current students by taking the annual Career Connection Conference (C3) online, September 28 – October 3.
In a joint statement released by the WCC, Hollins President Mary Dana Hinton and leaders of more than 30 other women’s colleges and universities “mourn the loss of a life lived in service and celebrate an inspiration to us all.”
Hollins’ Entrepreneurial Learning Institute’s first summer internships offered four students rare opportunities to work with local start-ups and respected entrepreneurs.
The Hollins Theatre Institute (HTI) will be offering fans of the stage the opportunity to attend a number of special virtual productions during the 2020-21 season. This season’s schedule comes as HTI celebrates its recent ranking by The Princeton Review as the eighth-best college theatre program in the country.
The associate professor of film explores the ways in which cell technology has impacted society, and imagines the possibilities if cell towers actually developed consciousness, in “Do Cell Towers Dream of Morse Code?”
To further help qualified students pursue advanced degrees and meaningful careers in high-demand fields, Hollins has finalized admission agreements with Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences at Mary Baldwin University and Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering.
In just their first season of competition, Hollins’ indoor track and field team has been named a 2020 Division III All-Academic Team by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.