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Danielle Davis, International Programs Coordinator (

Danielle received her MFA in creative writing from Southern Connecticut State University, and a B.A. in English and Mass Communications from the University of South Florida in Tampa. Since returning from a summer abroad at the University of Exeter in southern England in 2012, she has worked with incoming and outgoing students in education. Danielle has worked to develop classes and support faculty in international pathway programs at USF, advised prospective study abroad participants at SCSU and served as an assessments supervisor for its world languages department. 

Nick Hugh, Director of Hollins Abroad-London (

Before joining Hollins University on 1 January 2015, Nick was Director of Awards at the US-UK Fulbright Commission and Director of NSH Arts, a non-profit educational arts centre which gives young people the opportunity to develop project management skills in the arts.

Prior to starting NSH Arts in 2011, Nick was European Programmes Director for Olin Business School, Washington University in St Louis and before that was Deputy Director of the University of London Careers Service responsible for relationship management and commercial activities. Before that he was Managing Director of a small Healthcare Consulting business in northern England offering bespoke technology solutions to a wide variety of international healthcare and professional service businesses.

Nick has been a visiting faculty member at both Imperial College London and Cass Business School, City University.  He has been actively involved in mentoring for the Institute of Directors and coaching young people in the development of skills enabling the successful transition from education into the working world.
Nick graduated from Cambridge University with a MA in Natural Sciences (Chemistry), received his MSc from Imperial College London in Management Science and holds three patents in organic and organo-metallic chemistry.

Nick is an active musician and holds an ARCM diploma from the Royal College of Music, London in violin performance. He is chairman of Tallis Chamber Orchestra – a registered charity that performs largely in Suffolk, and also in other venues across the UK.  He is also concert master of Midsummer Opera and regularly plays chamber music.


Last modified 07/09/2019