Collins

Collins Residence HallCollins Residence Hall, first occupied in 1985, is named for William Avery Collins (’61), a major University benefactor. While a student, Mr. Collins was pledge master at Delta Sigma Pi fraternity, in which his brothers included All-American and future NFL Pro Bowl quarterback Norm Snead (’62). Collins also competed in track and field and played in the band. In 1994, he established a $2.1 million scholarship fund for students from his native Virginia. The dragon on the hall’s emblem is in honor of the Collins family crest, which features a dragon of its own.

Famous Alumni: Tim Duncan (’97), multiple NBA All-Star and Olympic medalist, and Bill Haas (’04), winner of the PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup in 2011, are on the Collins all-time roster.

Upcoming Events

Jun 25, 2019: A House Divided: Tri-Racial Tensions at Historic Bethabara at Museum of Anthropology

Founded by Moravian immigrants in 1753, Historic Bethabara is remembered as the first European...

Jun 25, 2019: Exhibit: Horses and the Human Experience at Museum of Anthropology

Over thousands of years, humans and horses have developed a unique partnership. Horses rely on...

Jun 25, 2019: Objects of Power: The Material Culture of Contested Memory at Museum of Anthropology

What do historical events mean to communities today? How can different interpretations of the...

Jun 26, 2019: A House Divided: Tri-Racial Tensions at Historic Bethabara at Museum of Anthropology

Founded by Moravian immigrants in 1753, Historic Bethabara is remembered as the first European...

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