NAME Melissa Nelson ’10
HOMETOWN Randolph, Mass.
UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES Anthropology major in the premed program
WHAT SHE’S UP TO NOW Studying to become a midwife in the accelerated bachelor of science in nursing/master of science in nursing program at the University of Pennsylvania.
WHY SHE’S BLOGGING “To share my experiences post-Holy Cross. I am one of the many students who have entered into an accelerated advanced practice nursing program. Attending a direct-entry nursing program is becoming popular with some Holy Cross grads, and I wanted to share my experiences as I go through this intensive program.”
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 –...