The award is given by Credo, a higher education consulting firm that works with independent colleges and universities, and recognizes an innovative leader in independent higher education.
“Alexandra and the Awful, Awkward, No Fun, Truly Bad Dates: A Picture Book Parody for Adults” is a hilarious take on dating horror stories in which the title character embarks on 30 bad dates in 30 days. At its core, it’s also a heartwarming tale.
Amanda Kelly, who currently is pursuing a Master of Arts in Teaching degree with a visual arts endorsement at Hollins, and her fiancée and creative partner Bree Sepulveda, have reached the finals of this four-episode competition that boasts a grand prize of $50,000.
Eight members of Hollins’ Model Arab League delegation won awards at the conference, which seeks to foster greater understanding of the Arabic-speaking world by U.S. students.
The workshops offer “an opportunity to recharge your creativity, reconnect with the Tinker Mountain community of writers, and reframe your work,” said TMWW Director Fred Leebron.
Presented by the American Library Association, the Carnegie Medals recognize the previous year’s best fiction and nonfiction books written for adult readers and published in the United States.
“He’s an extraordinary filmmaker, and he does it with such clarity in his heart,” said Dillard about Fellini’s enduring popularity. “[His] humanity draws us back to him, as well as his art.”
Members of the campus community shared their experiences voting in what will no doubt go down as one of the most historic elections in U.S. history.
The Kendig Awards recognize exemplary individuals, businesses, and organizations in Virginia’s Blue Ridge that support excellence in the arts.
The Margaret Wise Brown Prize recognizes the author of the best text for a picture book published during the previous year. Presented annually, the award is a tribute to one of Hollins’ best-known alumnae and one of America’s most beloved children’s authors.