“The establishment of the Rutherfoord Center enables Hollins to build upon its strong foundation of experiential learning programs,” said Interim President Nancy Gray. “Bringing these programs together in a new way allows for more collaboration and interaction while at the same time expanding opportunities for students.”
Each will receive a $4,500 scholarship. Two of the students will spend Spring Term 2020 in Italy, while the third will be studying in Spain this spring.
Katie Grandelli ’20, an international studies major and history and economics double-minor, recently spent a week immersed in the history, culture, academics, and politics of the Middle Eastern nation.
I’m very grateful for the incredible, ferocious, and intelligent women and other people that I’ve met at Hollins,” the double-major in English and international studies says. “They really inspire me.”
Led by Professors Tina Salowey and Chris Richter, 20 Hollins students are spending three weeks this month studying Greece firsthand as a cultural crossroads from ancient times to the present.
As part of a year-long fellowship with the National Council on U.S. – Arab Relations, Hayley Harrington ’19 traveled with nine other undergraduate students from across the country to the Persian Gulf nation for a study visit.
Throughout this academic year, Liza Davis ’19, a double-major in communication studies and French, is living in Paris and interning with Imerys Carbonates, an international company that mines, transforms, and creates functional minerals for a variety of applications. She’s managing and creating content for Imerys’s “History Rocks in Paris” social media campaign.
Jasmine Carter ’19 and Alexus Smith ’19 have been named winners of the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, which will enable them to study abroad this spring.
Hanna Strauss ’19 has embraced the notion of “global citizen” in a way few other college students have experienced.
The National Council on U.S. – Arab Relations has awarded Hanna Strauss ’19 a fellowship to participate in a week-long study trip to Qatar, her second study abroad trip to the Persian Gulf region in as many years.