Anna Baynum
Associate Professor at Hollins University
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August 01, 2020
Roanoke, Virginia, United States
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Why Hollins University?\--You get the women's college advantage.\Just ask our graduates, or any graduate of a women's college, for that matter. They'll tell you about the confidence that comes from being in cha...
Why Hollins University?\--You get the women's college advantage.\Just ask our graduates, or any graduate of a women's college, for that matter. They'll tell you about the confidence that comes from being in charge: of clubs, of the student government, of classroom discussions. You'll also join Hollins' global network of alumnae, who open doors to internships and career opportunities that can last a lifetime. \ \--You get unparalleled leadership training.\No matter what you decide to pursue after college, good leadership skills will help you do it better. And through our Batten Leadership Institute, you identify and hone those skills. In fact, you'll learn more in three years than most people learn in a lifetime.\ \--You get to write. A lot.\Since 1960, Hollins has produced amazing writers in our undergraduate and graduate creative writing program. Our students work with talented faculty members who are published poets, novelists, essayists, and scholars. We have received national acclaim for the works of our graduates (four have won Pulitzer Prizes) and for our distinctive approach to teaching.\ \--You get to study abroad.\On average, more than 50% of our students have an international learning experience. One of the reasons is that Hollins offers generous aid to help students better afford to study abroad. We offer our own programs in Paris and London, as well as the opportunity to study on affiliated programs in 14 other locations.\ \--You get to put theory into practice.\Two-thirds of our students complete an internship. Our program places students in companies, nonprofits, museums, law firms, and hospitals, both in the United States and abroad. ----- Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia, provides a high-quality liberal arts education with an emphasis on instilling and promoting human values. Its undergraduate programs are offered solely to women, while select graduate programs are available to both men and women. To honor its commitment to instilling human values and supporting the community, Hollins offers a completely student-run community service organization called SHARE. On average, about a third of enrolled students engage in community outreach activities, including a service learning program in Jamaica, offered annually. Academics offered include undergraduate programs in areas like: * Art * Business * Communication Studies * Environmental Studies * English * Gender and Women’s Studies * Philosophy * Mathematics and Statistics * Religious Studies Hollins also offers a number of pre-professional career courses, such as Pre-Law or Pre-Med, preparing students for further study in those fields. Coed graduate programs include: * Children’s Literature * Creative Writing * Dance * Liberal Studies * Playwriting * Screenwriting and Film Studies * Teaching Study abroad opportunities are also available in countries as diverse as Ghana, Cuba, Ireland, Japan, Mexico, South Africa, Germany, and more. You can also receive certifications in Arts Management and Leadership Studies. Financial aid is offered to eligible students. Room and board, as well as a meal plan, are offered, but not required of incoming students.
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7916 Williamson Rd, Roanoke, Virginia, United States, 24019

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(800) 456-9595

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470

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