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Hollins was founded in 1842 as Virginia's first chartered women's college. The first coed graduate program was established in 1958. Hollins enrolls approximately 1,050 students in its undergraduate and graduate programs. Its 475-acre campus is located in Roanoke, Virginia. Hollins' distinctions include a nationally ranked graduate creative writing program; active writer- and artist-in-residence programs; a January Short Term that enables students to pursue internships in careers across the globe, participate in travel/study programs, or focus intensely on an unusual course or project; one of the oldest study abroad programs in the country; and a leadership program t hat offers executive-level training to undergraduates. The university awards the bachelor of arts degree in 27 fields; the bachelor of science in four fields; the bachelor of arts and fine arts in dance; the master's degree in children's literature, liberal studies, screenwriting and film studies, and teaching; the master of fine arts degree in children's literature, creative writing, dance, playwriting, and screenwriting; a certificate of advanced studies; and a post-baccalaureate certificate in dance. Hollins is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and is on the approved list of the American Association of University Women. Meeting Facilities : 19,530 total square feet of meeting space

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  • Major Access Routes: I-81
  • Directions: From Interstate 81, take Exit 146 to Plantation Road. Take Plantation Road south until the intersection with Williamson Road. Turn left on Williamson Road - the entrances for the school will be on the left.
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  • Exhibits0
  • Largest Room6840
  • Total Sq. Ft.19530
  • Reception Capacity600
  • Theatre Capacity622
  • Villas0
  • Banquet Capacity350
  • Number of Rooms22
  • Booths0
  • Suites0
  • Classroom Capacity0
  • Sleeping Rooms0
Art Lecture Room
  • Theater Capacity: 46
Babcock Auditorium
  • Theater Capacity: 188
Ballator Gallery
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2015
  • Width: 31
  • Length: 65
  • Theater Capacity: 130
  • Banquet Capacity: 120
  • Reception Capacity: 200
Botetourt Reading Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 3721
  • Width: 61
  • Length: 61
Octagon Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 3096
  • Banquet Capacity: 138
  • Reception Capacity: 200
Camp Yonts
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 676
  • Width: 31
  • Length: 21
  • Classroom Capacity: 25
Dining Hall
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 6840
  • Width: 77
  • Length: 110
  • Banquet Capacity: 350
  • Reception Capacity: 600
DuPont Chapel
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2683
  • Theater Capacity: 622
Fencing Studio
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2683
Francis Niederer Auditorium
  • Theater Capacity: 129
Goodwin Private Dining Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1152
  • Width: 48
  • Length: 24
  • Classroom Capacity: 50
  • Banquet Capacity: 50
Gordh Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 880
  • Width: 40
  • Length: 22
  • Classroom Capacity: 20
  • Reception Capacity: 50
Green Drawing Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1190
  • Width: 35
  • Length: 34
  • Theater Capacity: 80
  • Banquet Capacity: 40
  • Reception Capacity: 125
Gymnasium
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 14589
Hollins Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1166
  • Width: 53
  • Length: 22
  • Theater Capacity: 94
  • Classroom Capacity: 32
  • Banquet Capacity: 64
  • Reception Capacity: 125
Jackson Screening Room
  • Theater Capacity: 40
Janney Lounge
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 696
  • Width: 24
  • Length: 29
  • Theater Capacity: 40
  • Classroom Capacity: 24
  • Banquet Capacity: 32
  • Reception Capacity: 75
Mary Rowland Lounge
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 441
  • Width: 21
  • Length: 21
  • Classroom Capacity: 12
Meditation Chapel
  • Theater Capacity: 70
Morrow Seminar Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 435
  • Width: 15
  • Length: 29
  • Classroom Capacity: 16
O'Keefe Seminar Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 360
  • Width: 15
  • Length: 24
  • Classroom Capacity: 16
Talmadge Recital Hall
  • Theater Capacity: 188
Tayloe Theatre
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 3890
  • Theater Capacity: 570
Swannanoa Room 002
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 279
  • Width: 15
  • Length: 18
  • Classroom Capacity: 10
Swannanoa Room 209
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 334
  • Width: 13
  • Length: 25
  • Classroom Capacity: 16

Art Exhibition: "Andi Steele--Amalgamation"

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7916 Williamson Road
Roanoke, VA 24019-4421
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Reading and Reception with Authors Josh Barkan and Thorpe Moeckel

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7916 Williamson Road
Roanoke, VA 24019-4421
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Reading by the Author of "Refund," Karen Bender at Hollins

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7916 Williamson Road
Roanoke, VA 24019-4421
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Lex Allen Literary Festival

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7916 Williamson Road
Roanoke, VA 24019-4421
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Reading by the Author of "the new black," Evie Shockley

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7916 Williamson Road
Roanoke, VA 24019-4421
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Reading and Q&A with the Author of "Ecology of a Cracker Childhood," Janisse Ray

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7916 Williamson Road
Roanoke, VA 24019-4421
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Hollins-Mill Mountain Theatre Winter Festival of New Works

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday until Mill Mountain Theatre - Waldron Stage
20 Church Ave SE
Roanoke, VA 24011
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Theatre Producation "Distracted"

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7916 Williamson Road
Roanoke, VA 24019
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Fisk Jubilee Singers at Hollins

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7916 Williamson Road
Roanoke, VA 24019
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Starcropolis

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Roanoke, VA 24016
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Author Bill Bryson "A Walk in the Woods"

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7916 Williamson Road
Roanoke, VA 24019
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An Evening with Ilyasah Shabazz

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7916 Williamson Road
Roanoke, VA 24019
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Lecture and Film Screening by April Marcell

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7916 Williamson Road
Roanoke, VA 24019
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Women's History Month Speaker: Natalie Zemon Davis

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7916 Williamson Road
Roanoke, VA 24019
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