For Immediate Release: May 22, 2012
Marion, Mass. Resident Selected as ‘Student Leader of the Year’ at Providence College
Providence, R.I. – Hollis Dunlop ’12, a resident of Marion, Mass. and a public and community service major at Providence College, recently received the 2012 Service Leader of the Year Award from the Student Activities-Involvement-Leadership office at PC.
This award is designed to recognize a student whose involvement in service activities and projects, has benefited the College and surrounding area. Also, the award honors a student who has significantly encouraged enthusiasm and college participation in service activities, and made outstanding contributions to the community.
During her career at PC, Dunlop has been involved in Campus Ministry. She served as coordinator of S.T.O.P. Hunger (Students Take On Poverty and Hunger), a group that actively engages students in the issues of hunger and poverty by sending them to visit local meal sites weekly. Dunlop also was a Social Justice Student Minister and assisted with the organization of (9) Social Justice groups for Campus Ministry.
In addition to her efforts on campus, Dunlop received a 2010 Fr. Philip A. Smith, O.P., Student Fellowship for Study and Service Abroad, and traveled to Managua, Nicaragua where she taught English classes, crafted workshops for kids and a youth empowerment/storytelling program for young adults.
In her senior year, Dunlop interned for the Environmental Justice League of Rhode Island through the College’s off-campus work study program.