NAME John Condon ’13
HOMETOWN West Hartford, Conn.
AREAS OF STUDY Political science major
WHERE HE’S STUDYING University College Cork in Cork City, Ireland
WHY HE CHOSE IRELAND “To get the experience of working at a big, international university in a place with an interesting history and cultural tradition.”
WHAT HE’S MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO “Meeting new people and exploring the sights of Cork and the surrounding region.”
WHY HE’S BLOGGING “To give others an idea about what it’s like to study abroad as well as to have a record of my experiences to look back upon in the future. The blogs were a great resource for me when I was making study abroad plans and I hope that mine will be similarly useful to those making the decision to spend a year away from Holy Cross.”
Alumnus and Wife Named to 50 Most-Generous Philanthropist List for Record-Setting Gift to College
Chronicle of Philanthropy
When you read the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s “Philanthropy 50,” a special issue, which ranks the country’s 50 most-generous philanthropists of the year, you will...02/04/16
‘What I’m Reading: The Need and the Blessing of Prayer’
The Chronicle of Higher Education
In a piece for the Chronicle of Higher Education, Frank Vellaccio, senior vice president of the College of the Holy Cross, talks about his need for prayer as the College...02/02/16
Holy Cross Ranks Among Princeton Review’s Top ‘Colleges That Pay You Back’
The College of the Holy Cross is one of the nation’s best colleges for students seeking great academics, outstanding career preparation, and generous financial aid –...