Hollins Student-Athletes Earn Unprecedented ODAC All-Academic Honors

Hollins Student-Athletes Earn Unprecedented ODAC All-Academic Honors

Hollins boasts 60 honorees on the Old Dominion Athletic Conference All-Academic Team. Prospective honorees must achieve at least a 3.25 grade point average for the academic year to be considered.

ODAC Postpones Conference Sports Competition Through End of 2020

ODAC Postpones Conference Sports Competition Through End of 2020

After extensive deliberations, the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Presidents Council voted to postpone conference competition and championships for fall and winter sports through December 31. The ODAC remains focused on providing meaningful competition for all student-athletes in 2020-21, which includes an intention to sponsor conference competition for fall and winter sports in the spring semester.

Hollins Alumna’s Graduate Thesis in History Explores “An Island of Integration in an Otherwise Sea of Segregation”

Hollins Alumna’s Graduate Thesis in History Explores “An Island of Integration in an Otherwise Sea of Segregation”

Meika Downey ’17 explored the desegregation of the Women’s Army Corps in the late 1940s and early 1950s at Fort Lee, Virginia, in pursuit of her M.A. degree in history at Virginia Commonwealth University. Her work received the 2020-21 VCU Graduate School Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award in the Humanities and Fine Arts category, and her oral history interviews for the project will be donated to the U.S. Army Women’s Museum at Fort Lee.

Marilyn Chin Named Louis D. Rubin Jr. Writer-in-Residence for 2021

Marilyn Chin Named Louis D. Rubin Jr. Writer-in-Residence for 2021

The award-winning author’s books have become Asian American classics and are taught in classrooms internationally. She will work with graduate and selected undergraduate students at Hollins next spring.

President Hinton’s Statement On ICE Guidelines Affecting International Students

President Hinton’s Statement On ICE Guidelines Affecting International Students

“The Hollins community stands with our international students in opposition to this policy, and supports the Association of American Universities, NASPA, and the American Council for Education in speaking out against this policy. We decry the unnecessarily difficult position in which our students, and the more than one million international students nationally, have been placed.”

Hollins Tennis Welcomes Collegiate Champion and Former Olympian and Pro Player As New Head Coach

Hollins Tennis Welcomes Collegiate Champion and Former Olympian and Pro Player As New Head Coach

Gretchen Rush was named the nation’s top female tennis player during her collegiate career, competed in the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, and played professionally in the Women’s Tennis Association. Most recently, she led the women’s tennis team at her alma mater, Trinity University, to five conference championships and five NCAA regional tournament appearances.

Interim President Gray Updates Plans For Fall Reopening

Interim President Gray Updates Plans For Fall Reopening

Hollins University Interim President Nancy Oliver Gray has shared further details on the school’s progress in preparing to resume in person instruction in late August. 

Hollins, Roanoke College Welcome Nominations for the 2020 Perry F. Kendig Awards

Hollins, Roanoke College Welcome Nominations for the 2020 Perry F. Kendig Awards

The deadline for nominations is September 1. Since 1985, the honors have showcased the quality and diversity of arts and culture in the greater Roanoke region.

Hollins Welcomes Fulbright Scholar-In-Residence for 2021-22

Hollins Welcomes Fulbright Scholar-In-Residence for 2021-22

Isabell Kingori, who teaches in the School of Public Health at Kenyatta University in Nairobi, will further infuse a global perspective into the university’s public health curriculum.

President-Elect Hinton Joins Higher Ed. Leaders, New York Times Magazine to Discuss College This Fall

President-Elect Hinton Joins Higher Ed. Leaders, New York Times Magazine to Discuss College This Fall

Hinton and five other panelists explore “the new realities of life on campus in the midst of a pandemic,” and address what campus life will look like; issues related to working on campus; and how they envision learning will occur.

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