Hollins, Roanoke College Welcome Nominations for the 2022 Perry F. Kendig Awards

Hollins, Roanoke College Welcome Nominations for the 2022 Perry F. Kendig Awards

Nominations are being accepted through July 20 for the 2022 Perry F. Kendig Arts and Culture Awards, which recognize individuals, businesses, and organizations in the greater Roanoke region that provide exemplary leadership in or support for the arts.

Hollins University Names Chris Kilcoyne Director of Athletics

Hollins University Names Chris Kilcoyne Director of Athletics

Hollins University has announced that Chris Kilcoyne will become the school’s director of athletics, effective July 1. He has served as interim director since December.

Meet Sydney Light, a HOPE Scholarship Recipient

Meet Sydney Light, a HOPE Scholarship Recipient

Sydney Light, a senior at Roanoke’s Patrick Henry High School, talks about the Hollins Opportunity for Promise through Education (HOPE) scholarship program and what it means to her and her family.

“You Persevered, You Summoned Your Inner Strength”: Hollins Welcomes Home the Class of 2020 to Celebrate Commencement

“You Persevered, You Summoned Your Inner Strength”: Hollins Welcomes Home the Class of 2020 to Celebrate Commencement

The graduates waited an unprecedented two years for the ceremony, but the class of 2020 finally and deservedly received their moment in the morning sun as Hollins celebrated its 178th Commencement Exercises on May 29.

For Championing Mental Health Advocacy, Charvi Gangwani ’24 Is Named a 2022 Global Teen Leader

For Championing Mental Health Advocacy, Charvi Gangwani ’24 Is Named a 2022 Global Teen Leader

Charvi Gangwani ’24 is among the 34 young people representing 23 countries announced as the 2022 Three Dot Dash Global Teen Leaders (GTLs) by the We Are Family Foundation (WAFF). The WAFF selected the GTLs based on their social good innovations, organizations, projects, and promise for a more just, equitable, and peaceful future.

“Ask the World, ‘What Do You Need from Me?’”: Hollins Celebrates the Class of 2022 at its 180th Commencement

“Ask the World, ‘What Do You Need from Me?’”: Hollins Celebrates the Class of 2022 at its 180th Commencement

Hollins conferred 193 undergraduate and graduate degrees during its 180th Commencement Exercises, held May 22 on the school’s historic Front Quad.

Margarite Fisher ’22 Gets Ready to Build Her Business Expertise Through Graduate Studies in France

Margarite Fisher ’22 Gets Ready to Build Her Business Expertise Through Graduate Studies in France

Margarite Fisher ’22, a business major and French minor, will pursue a master’s degree in digital marketing beginning this fall at the Rennes School of Business in France.

“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.”

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