Hollins Alumna Recalls First Job With Rep. John Lewis
2020欧洲杯体育在线平台As we remember Congressman John Lewis and his incredible life devoted to social justice and equality, Mary Kate Vick Fuller ’88 remembers the civil rights icon as her first boss and the unforgettable lessons he taught her.
Hollins Student-Athletes Earn Unprecedented ODAC All-Academic Honors
2020欧洲杯体育在线平台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
2020欧洲杯体育在线平台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”
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
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
2020欧洲杯体育在线平台“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 Signs New Collective Statement Prioritizing Self-Care, Care for Others During the Pandemic
Hollins University is among the nation’s first colleges to sign a new collective statement – now endorsed by more than 350 admissions deans – that seeks to send clear messages about what college admissions deans value in students during the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
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.
“All Of Us Must Do The Work. All Of Us Must Begin Now.”: President-Elect Hinton Calls for “Lasting, Meaningful Cultural Change” at Hollins
“At Hollins our call must not only be in reaction to recent events, but also to reconcile our institutional past with enslavement; to ensure all of our students – including the voices and concerns of students of color – are heard, seen, and valued, and feel safe on campus today; to create an environment of inclusive excellence that supports rigorous teaching and learning in the liberal arts tradition; and to develop a plan that guides our efforts to be an inclusive community. We must be accountable for equity regardless of what is happening in the world around us.”
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