English Professor to Premiere Off-Broadway Production
"Cardiff" written by Leila Philip is based on an original work by British artist Garth Evans
How do people respond to an encounter with the unfamiliar? This is the idea that Leila Philip, professor of English, explores on stage with....
Holy Cross and Fordham to Compete in Ram-Crusader Cup at Yankee Stadium
Patriot League, Jesuit rivalry to meet for the 31st time on iconic gridiron
The College of the Holy Cross Crusaders will host the Fordham University Rams at Yankee Stadium as the two teams compete for the 31st Ram-Crusader....
Twenty Candidates Announced for 2017 Bob Cousy Award
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the 20 watch list finalists for the 2017 Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award....
Holy Cross Kicks Off $400 Million “Become More” Campaign with Celebration Weekend
Campaign has surpassed the midway goal with $240 million raised for initiatives in academics, arts, athletics, faith development, and financial aid
With a dazzling weekend of performances, discussions, and events that showcased both the history and future of the Jesuit liberal arts college, the....
Holy Cross Football to Play in Historic Yankee Stadium
Crusaders will play the Fordham Rams on Nov. 12
On November 12, 2016, the Holy Cross Crusaders will host the Fordham Rams in Yankee Stadium as the two teams compete for the Ram-Crusader Cup.....
Kentucky’s Tyler Ulis Wins Bob Cousy Award Sponsored by Holy Cross
University of Kentucky sophomore Tyler Ulis was named the Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year in a season where he set a school record for assists....
Boston Gay Men’s Chorus to Perform on April 2
On Saturday, April 2, the College of the Holy Cross will host a performance by the Boston Gay Men’s Chorus (BGMC) in the main reading room of....
Final Five Candidates Announced for 2016 Bob Cousy Award
Fan Voting to Open Friday, March 11 on HoophallAwards.com
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the five finalists for the 2016 Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award presented by....
Opportunities to Reflect in the Season of Lent
College offerings include resources for community both on and off campus
The Christian season of Lent begins with Ash Wednesday, Feb. 10. In addition to services held on campus, there are a number of reflection....
15th Annual Unity Week Celebrations Conclude with Keynote Address
Students, faculty, and staff participate in the second iteration of “Faces of the Hill” as part of the week’s events.
Since its beginnings in 2000, Unity Week has been a celebration of diversity at Holy Cross, as well as an opportunity to engage in dialogue around....
Come Home to Holy Cross This Fall
Homecoming schedule packed with events, activities
Fall Homecoming 2015 is Sept. 25-27, and the weekend promises a full schedule of events for alumni, friends, and family. Headlining the event this....
Video: Students Celebrate Purple Pride Day
Tyson Youngs ’17 gets the campus excited for Purple Pride Day 2017. Video by Tom Rettig Students on campus are celebrating the annual Purple Pride....
College to Mark Lenten Season With Opportunities for Reflection
Offerings include resources for community both on and off campus
The Christian season of Lent begins with Ash Wednesday, Feb. 18. In addition to services held on campus through the Lenten Season, there are a number....
Student Profile: Joe Dalton ’15
'My professors constantly push me to seek truth and reason, and approach my studies with a passion and curiosity for the unknown'
NAME Joe Dalton ’15 HOMETOWN Andover, Mass. ACADEMICS Economics and music double major SEEKING NEW CHALLENGES When considering his options in high....
Student Profile: Christopher Campbell ’15
'With my professors, it's not just about attending and participating in class; they are invested in me as a person'
NAME Christopher Campbell ’15 HOMETOWN Kingston, Jamaica ACADEMICS Religious studies and political science double major, concentrating in....
Students Hold 17th Annual Holy Cross Cares Day
More than 250 students volunteered at sites around the city
270 students, faculty, and staff from the College of the Holy Cross, including Rev. Philip Boroughs, S.J., president of the College, participated in....
College to Host International Symposium on “Global Encounters”
The College of the Holy Cross will host a three-day international symposium, “Global Encounters in Early America,” April 3-5, sponsored by the....
Charles Carroll Program at Holy Cross to Host First Ever Conference on Adam Smith
Two-day conference will feature student, faculty, and expert commentary on Smith
The College of the Holy Cross will host a two-day conference on Thursday, April 3 and Friday, April 4, to explore the ethical, political and economic....
Education Professor Explores Connection between Scholarship and Practice in New Book “From the Ivory Tower to the Schoolhouse”
Jack Schneider, assistant professor of education at the College of the Holy Cross, has authored a new book, “From the Ivory Tower to the....
Chris Matthews ’67 to Speak at College of the Holy Cross
Host of MSNBC’s “Hardball” to discuss his latest book, "Tip and the Gipper"
Chris Matthews ’67, host of MSNBC’s “Hardball with Chris Matthews,” will give a talk about his latest book “Tip and the Gipper: When....
Holy Cross Faculty Offer Perspectives on Pope Francis
As Pope Francis completes his first year of papacy this month, the College Committee on Mission and Identity will host a panel titled “Who are we....
Holy Cross Student Draws on Alumni Network While Creating New Social Networking App
“WiGo” aims to facilitate social planning for college students
In April 2013, the Ciocca Office of Entrepreneurial Studies and the Entrepreneurship Club co-sponsored a “Shark Tank” competition, based on the....
Worcester Common Oval to Hold College Skate Night
The City of Worcester will host an evening of free ice skating on the Worcester Common Oval Ice Rink for college students on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 4....
Holy Cross Music Department Presents The Bent Frequency Duo Project
The Bent Frequency Duo Project will perform works for saxophone, percussion and electronics at the College of the Holy Cross on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at....
HCAA to Hold 2014 Winter Homecoming on February 15
The Holy Cross Alumni Association (HCAA) will be holding Winter Homecoming 2014 on Saturday, Feb. 15 at the College of the Holy Cross. The day-long....
Cantor Art Gallery to Present “Global Encounters in Early America”
Objects from American Antiquarian Society, Worcester Historical Society and Old Sturbridge Village to be featured
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will present “Global Encounters in Early America,” from Feb. 20 –....
Clark University Psychology Professor to Speak on Emerging Adulthood
Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, a research professor in the psychology department at Clark University, will give a lecture titled “Emerging Adulthood: The....
Music Department to Hold Dedication Concert
Concert will celebrate the renovation of Brooks Concert Hall
To celebrate the renovation of Rev. John E. Brooks, S.J. Concert Hall, the music department at the College of the Holy Cross will hold a dedication....
Presidential Scholars to Participate in ‘The Border Simulation Game’
Students will explore relationships along the US/Mexican border as part of annual symposium
On Jan. 25, more than 20 College of the Holy Cross students will explore the complex relationship between the United States and Mexico along its....
College to Honor Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The College of the Holy Cross will hold the second annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast on Tuesday, Jan. 21 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. in the Hogan....
Students Have Opportunity to Explore Non-Profit Career Options at Conference
More than 30 Holy Cross students from all four class years will take part in the 8th annual Non-Profit Careers Conference being held on campus from....
Finale Event to Mark End of Yearlong Coeducation Anniversary Celebration
The yearlong celebration of “Opening Doors” will conclude with a finale event on Jan. 28 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom....
Holy Cross Student Develops App Through Summer Research Program
Collaboration with Dining Services was key to a successful product
In October 2013, Apple announced that it had more than one million apps available for download in its app store, many written by independent....
New Worcester Student Government Association Provides Voice for College Students
WSGA to advocate for student interests and promote community engagement
This past summer, Neema Hakim ’14, co-president of the Student Government Association at the College of the Holy Cross, identified a need for a....
College Administrators to Serve Midnight Breakfast to Students
Recognizing that students stay up late to study during finals period, administrators at the College of the Holy Cross volunteer each semester to....
Mock Trial Has Strong First Semester of Competition
The Holy Cross Mock Trial team is off and running with three competitions under its belt in the fall semester. After a fourth place season opener at....
College to Celebrate 2013 Advent Season
Popular Lessons and Carols event to be streamed live on web
The College of the Holy Cross will celebrate the Advent season with the following events: The annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony, sponsored by....
College Community Raises Funds for Victims of Typhoon Haiyan
The network of the Holy Cross community has felt the impact of Typhoon Haiyan that hit the Philippines on Nov. 8, and many on campus were immediately....
Holy Cross Moot Court Team Qualifies for Nationals
The Holy Cross Moot Court team was represented by five teams of two at the South Atlantic Regional Tournament, a two-day national qualifier hosted by....
Holy Cross Ranks Second in Long-Term Study Abroad Participation
Holy Cross ranks second among baccalaureate institutions in the United States for long-term study abroad programs, according to a new report released....
Holy Cross Professor Named 2013 Massachusetts Professor of the Year
Susan Rodgers honored by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and CASE
Susan Rodgers, the W. Arthur Garrity Sr. Professor in Human Nature, Ethics, and Society and professor of anthropology at the College of the Holy....
Holy Cross Among Top Producers of Fulbrights
The Chronicle of Higher Education
The College of the Holy Cross is once again among the liberal arts colleges with the highest number of Fulbrights awarded to its graduating class,....
Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams Prepare for Start of Season
The sound of basketballs echoing in an empty gym will soon be replaced by cheering fans as the men’s and women’s basketball programs get ready to....
Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. to Give Annual Hanify-Howland Lecture
The 48th annual Hanify-Howland Memorial Lecture will be given by Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. on Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. in the Hogan Campus Center....
College Connections to the Red Sox Run Deep
With the victory at Fenway Park last night, it might be easy to forget that there were some nail-biting moments in this series. But while the Red Sox....
Polish Organist To Perform as Part of Holy Cross’ Annual Chapel Artists Series
Marcin Szelest will be performing at the College of the Holy Cross’ St. Joseph Memorial Chapel on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 3 p.m. as part of the Chapel....
Holy Cross Theatre Department to Perform ‘The London Merchant’
The department of theatre at the College of the Holy Cross will present the 18th century show “The London Merchant” written by George Lillo and....
Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Gamini Keerawella to Address Campus
Former advisor to Sri Lankan president to draw on first-hand experience
Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Gamini Keerawella will give a talk titled “War and Peace in Sri Lanka: Lessons Beyond the Borders” on Thursday,....
Holy Cross Receives Distinction as Tree Campus USA
College is second in Massachusetts to earn recognition
The College of the Holy Cross, through partnership with the National Arbor Day Foundation, the Department of Conservation and Recreation, and the....
Kiplinger’s Ranks Holy Cross No. 21 ‘Best Value’ Liberal Arts College
Ranking based on academic quality and affordability
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine has ranked the College of the Holy Cross No. 21 among all liberal arts colleges in the country in its annual....
Holy Cross Graduation Rates Among Highest in the Nation
College ranks No. 5 in U.S. News list of four-year graduation rate
The College of the Holy Cross has the fifth highest four-year graduation rate among all colleges and universities in the country according to U.S.....
Four Holy Cross Students Awarded Scholarships to Pursue Teaching Careers
Four students at the College of the Holy Cross—William J. Geddes ’14, Matthew D. McCormick ’14, Michelle McGahan ’15 and Megan K. Norton....
Ireland’s Former President, Mary McAleese, to Discuss Future of Church Governance
Mary McAleese, former president of Ireland, will visit the College of the Holy Cross to discuss “Shared Responsibility: Re-imagining the Future....
Holy Cross Hires 13 New Faculty Members for 2013-14 Academic Year
The Office of the Dean at the College of the Holy Cross announces the hiring of 13 new faculty members— one endowed professor, 10 tenure-track....
Holy Cross Among Top 10 Colleges With the Most Alumni Donors
Graduates of the College of the Holy Cross are among the most loyal and satisfied in the country according to the most recent list released by U.S.....
Holy Cross Chamber Players Program Features Former Boston Symphony Principal Harpist
The Holy Cross Chamber Players will perform in the newly renovated Brooks Concert Hall at the College of the Holy Cross at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3....
Holy Cross Ranks No. 12 for Salary Earning Potential
PayScale report highlights schools whose alumni have the highest paychecks
The College of the Holy Cross ranks No. 12 among liberal arts schools, and No. 36 overall, for graduates’ starting and mid-career salary potential....
Award-Winning Israeli Novelist Dror Burstein to Teach at Holy Cross this Fall
Dror Burstein, an award-winning Israeli novelist, will teach a course on Genesis in art and literature and offer two public lectures at the College....
Third Annual ‘Skating for Hope’ to be Held at Holy Cross’ Hart Center
The 3rd annual ‘Skating for Hope’ fundraiser will be held on Sept. 20-21 at the Hart Center at the College of the Holy Cross. The event, which....
Holy Cross Professor Co-Recipient of National Endowment for the Humanities Grant
Mary Ebbott, associate professor and chair of the classics department, has been awarded a three-year grant from the National Endowment of the....
Holy Cross to Host Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence from Sri Lanka
The College of the Holy Cross has been selected to host Gamini Keerawella, senior professor of history at the University of Peradeniya in Sri Lanka,....
Faculty Promotions Announced at Holy Cross
Six faculty members at the College of the Holy Cross have been promoted to the rank of professor. Victor Matheson, of the department of economics,....
Lynn Kremer Begins Tenure as Brooks Chair in the Humanities
Lynn Kremer, professor of theatre at the College of the Holy Cross, has been named the Rev. John E. Brooks, S.J., Chair in the Humanities. This....
re-Think INK: 25 Years at the Mixit Print Studio
A celebration of the Boston printmaking studio at the Cantor Art Gallery
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross will present “re-Think INK: 25 Years at the Mixit Print Studio,” an....
Holy Cross Listed Among The Princeton Review’s ‘The Best 378 Colleges’
The College of the Holy Cross is one of the country’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review’s annual....
Frederick J. Murphy Receives Posthumous Book Award
Frederick J. Murphy, former professor of religious studies, has received posthumous recognition by the Biblical Archaeological Society.....
Holy Cross to co-sponsor 21st Annual North American Society for the Study of Romanticism Conference
College will be first liberal arts college to co-sponsor in conference history
The College of the Holy Cross and Boston University are this year’s North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR) conference....
Holy Cross Students and Faculty Make Headlines for Performance in Bali Arts Festival
In the summer of 2009, Lynn Kremer, professor of theatre at the College of the Holy Cross, took a group of students and alumni to perform her....
First Ever Delegation of Holy Cross Students and Staff to Attend World Youth Day in Brazil
Five students from the College of the Holy Cross left the United States on July 11 to take part in World Youth Day (WYD) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.....