“It Isn’t Enough to Say, ‘I Want to Create Change.’ I Want to be a Leader As I Create that Change.” Tyler Sesker ’22 Preps for a Career in Law/Public Policy

“It Isn’t Enough to Say, ‘I Want to Create Change.’ I Want to be a Leader As I Create that Change.” Tyler Sesker ’22 Preps for a Career in Law/Public Policy

Tyler Sesker ’22, who is majoring in gender and women’s studies with a pre-law concentration, will enter the Master of Public Policy program at the University of Virginia’s Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy this fall.

By Researching the Gut Microbiome, Hana Olof ’22 Seeks Ways to Strengthen Immune Systems

By Researching the Gut Microbiome, Hana Olof ’22 Seeks Ways to Strengthen Immune Systems

Hana Olof ’22, a biology major and psychology minor, intends to become one of the scientists who unlocks the mysteries of the gut microbiome and harnesses its potentially considerable impact.

Chin Wai “Rosie” Wong ’22 Embraces a Passion for Communication at Hollins and Beyond

Chin Wai “Rosie” Wong ’22 Embraces a Passion for Communication at Hollins and Beyond

After coming to Hollins, Chin Wai “Rosie” Wong ’22 found that she could “study communication in a more systemic and scholarly way that just opens paths and makes me want to keep pursuing it.”

Before Law School, Mollie Davis ’22 Is Engaging in Community Service Helping Denver’s Unhoused Find Employment 

Before Law School, Mollie Davis ’22 Is Engaging in Community Service Helping Denver’s Unhoused Find Employment 

Mollie Davis ’22 is described as someone who “advocates for something bigger and beyond themselves.” She has demonstrated that kind of activism throughout her Hollins undergraduate career and is now preparing to start a new chapter in bringing impactful change to a community’s quality of life.

With Major Conference Presentations and an Academic Journal Publication, Emily Lauletta ’22 Plans a Research Career in Gender and Women’s Studies

With Major Conference Presentations and an Academic Journal Publication, Emily Lauletta ’22 Plans a Research Career in Gender and Women’s Studies

Emily Lauletta ’22, who is majoring in GWS and minoring in social justice, was accepted at four graduate schools and this fall will be attending Claremont Graduate University in California, where she will pursue an M.A. in applied gender studies.

“Communication, Organization, and a Little Bit of Luck and Magic”: Emma Thomas ’22 Successfully Balances Full-Time Work with Full-Time College

“Communication, Organization, and a Little Bit of Luck and Magic”: Emma Thomas ’22 Successfully Balances Full-Time Work with Full-Time College

For the past three years, Emma Thomas ’22, an English major and communication studies minor, carried a full course load at Hollins while working as a supervisor at UPS in Roanoke.

For Faith Clarkson ’22, the Path to Becoming a Historian Runs through Hollins

For Faith Clarkson ’22, the Path to Becoming a Historian Runs through Hollins

As she wrapped up her high school career, Faith Clarkson ’22 wasn’t sure what she wanted to study in college. But, after visiting Hollins University’s website, she was convinced she had found the perfect school to guide her.

Through Design Thinking, Zahin Mahbuba ’22 Seeks to Transform the World – One Person at a Time

Through Design Thinking, Zahin Mahbuba ’22 Seeks to Transform the World – One Person at a Time

During the 2021-22 academic year, Zahin Mahbuba ’22, an international studies major and economics minor from Bangladesh, participated in the University Innovation Fellows program sponsored by Stanford University’s Hass Plattner Institute of Design.

Forty-Fifth Honors Convocation Celebrates Student, Faculty, Staff Accomplishments

Forty-Fifth Honors Convocation Celebrates Student, Faculty, Staff Accomplishments

Hollins recognized students for high academic achievement during the university’s 45th Honors Convocation on May 3. Held each spring, the event also highlights those faculty and staff members whose exceptional work and dedication have earned them special academic or service designation.

Hollins Announces Winner of the 2022 Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

Hollins Announces Winner of the 2022 Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

Hollins has honored Vietnamese author Muon Thi Van as the winner of the seventh annual Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature. Muon will receive an engraved medal and a $1,000 cash prize for her book “Wishes,” illustrated by Victo Ngai and published by Orchard Books.

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