‘I LOVE HC’ Fundraising Challenge a Record-Breaking Success
6100-plus donors raise $1.8 million in 24 hours
This past Feb. 14 was a Valentine’s Day for the books. The record books, that is! For 24 hours, the Holy Cross community was challenged to show its....
Holy Cross Names Dan Kim Vice President for Communications
Dan Kim has been named the new vice president for communications at the College of the Holy Cross. He will assume his responsibilities on April 1,....
Photo Gallery: Luth Athletic Complex Construction and Renovation Continues Through Winter Months
The weather may be cold out, but extensive progress continues to be made on the construction and renovation of the Luth Athletic Complex.....
Show Your Love. Give Purple!
Holy Cross to launch 24-hour fundraising challenge
UPDATE: Feb. 15 – 12:00 a.m. 6,111 donors! What a day! Thank you to all who showed your love for the College of the Holy Cross. Because of....
“Education is the Key”
Alumni discuss transformative power of Holy Cross' education and need to create opportunities for future students
Edward J. Ludwig ’73 and Yachira M. Torres ’10 come from different eras of Holy Cross history. To give just one example, the College was still....
Standing in Solidarity with Worcester’s Immigrants and Refugees: Reflections from the Holy Cross Community
More than 200 members of the Holy Cross community joined protesters Tuesday night at Worcester City Hall, a gathering that was intended to show....
Providing Students Access to Education: Lisa and James Mooney III ’90 Explain Why They Give
James F. Mooney III ’90 and Lisa M. Mooney have committed to endow ten full scholarships, which together will be known as The “Brooks Fellows”....
Religious Studies Professor Connects Bible Passages to Refugee Ban
Days into President Trump’s executive order placing a stay on refugees, Mathew Schmalz, associate professor of religious studies, says the....
Holy Cross President Responds to Recent Executive Orders on Immigration
In light of the recent executive orders issued by President Trump, Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president of the College of the Holy Cross, has....
Homeboy Industries Founder Fr. Boyle to Speak on Gang Intervention
L.A. organization is largest rehab and re-entry program in the world
Rev. Gregory Boyle, S.J., founder and executive director of Homeboy Industries, the largest gang intervention, rehabilitation and re-entry program in....
Holy Cross Events to Focus on Forgotten Ethics in Food Movements
The College of the Holy Cross will host three events in February to highlight the ethical issues around two popular food movements, locally-sourced....
Latin American Artists Showcase Contemporary Work at Holy Cross’ Cantor Art Gallery
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will present the work of ten Latin American artists in the exhibition....
Holy Cross’ Spring 2017 Seelos Film Series
“La La Land,” “Manchester by the Sea,” and “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” among films to be shown this semester.
The College of the Holy Cross will be featuring the following films in Seelos Theater this spring. All films are free and open to the public. “Hell....
2016: Year in Review
NCAA Tournament game win, Joyce Contemplative Center opens, Hart Center expansion and renovation begins, banner year for fundraising
At Holy Cross, each year is marked by new achievements and accomplishments. Here are some of the most notable from 2016.
Holy Cross Alumnus Wins 2016 J.G. Taylor Spink Award from the Baseball Hall of Fame
Dan Shaughnessy ’75 took his first step toward being a Hall of Fame sports writer when he was 6 years old. That’s when the Groton, Connecticut,....
Video, Photo Gallery: Holy Cross Wishes You a Merry Christmas
With lights strung and snow frosting the ivy-covered buildings of campus, the College of the Holy Cross has come to life this winter with the warmth....
In Memoriam: Rev. Anthony J. Kuzniewski, S.J., 1945-2016
Rev. Anthony J. Kuzniewski, S.J., professor emeritus of history at the College of the Holy Cross, died on Monday, Dec. 19, 2016 at the....
Photo Gallery: Expansion and Construction of Hart Center Continues at Steady Pace
Renovations to basketball arena and ice hockey rink are complete
With the winter sports seasons well under way, extensive progress continues to be made on the expansion and renovation of the Hart Center at the Luth....
Holy Cross Mediation Team Earns Second Place at National Tournament
In early November, three of Holy Cross’ own — John Milligan ’17, Brian Senier ’19, and Brandon Tieso ’19 — touched down in Texas, the....
Kiplinger Ranks Holy Cross No. 15 ‘Best Value’ Liberal Arts College
College also ranks No. 27 overall among colleges in the country
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine has ranked the College of the Holy Cross No. 15 on its list of the top 100 best values in liberal arts....
Holy Cross President Joins College, University Leaders in Signing Letters in Support of Undocumented Students
Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president of the College of the Holy Cross, joins other college and university presidents across the country in....
Video: Holy Cross Students are ‘More Engaged’
Holy Cross enriches every dimension of the student experience — from renowned, engaged faculty to hands-on learning opportunities — both on our....
Recent Alumna Talks Food and Philosophy In Reflection on Maymester in Tuscany
Mary Elise McGrail ’16 participated in associate professor of philosophy Andrea Borghini’s “Philosophy of Food” Maymester course in Tuscany....
Holy Cross to Celebrate the Holiday Season With Tree Lighting and Advent Festival of Lessons and Carols
The College of the Holy Cross will celebrate the Christmas season with both new and long-established College traditions this year. On That Day: An....
Holy Cross President Joins College, University Leaders in Open Letter to President-Elect Trump
Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president of the College of the Holy Cross, is among more than 100 college and university presidents who have issued a....
Students Learn, Network with Alumnae at 11th Annual Women in Business Conference
Clare O’Leary ‘19 offers reflection on “Women on Wall Street” theme, keynote speaker
Criticisms of a liberal arts education run rampant. However, keynote speaker Diane Vazza ’79 and students who attended this year’s 11th annual....
Acclaimed Mexican Author Yuri Herrera Gives Reading at Holy Cross
Yuri Herrera, renowned Mexican author, visited the College of the Holy Cross for a public reading on Oct. 4 in Rehm Library at the invitation of the....
Mark Shriver ’86 to Speak About New Book on Pope Francis at Holy Cross
Alumnus says College retreat was one of the most rewarding experiences of his life
College of the Holy Cross alumnus Mark K. Shriver ’86, president of Save the Children Action Network and nephew of President John F. Kennedy, will....
Holy Cross Athletics Ranked in National Top 20 for Graduation Success Rate
The College of the Holy Cross’ athletic teams are tied for 17th in the nation out of 351 Division I schools with an overall graduation rate of 97....
Holy Cross Men’s and Women’s Basketball Set To Open 2016-17 Season
Candidates Announced for 2017 Bob Cousy Award
Women’s Basketball The Holy Cross women’s basketball team will begin the 2016-17 season when it travels to Manhattan for a 7 p.m. game on Friday,....
Unity Week Events to Explore “Intersectionality of Identity”
Author, advocate, and TV host Janet Mock featured on Nov. 14
The Student Government Association, in partnership with the Office of Student Involvement and various academic departments, offices and student....
Holy Cross Gears Up for the 2016 Election, Faculty Talk Politics in the Media
Fortune | U.S. News & World Report | Boston Globe | Huffington Post
Since the beginning of the fall semester, the College of the Holy Cross community has been engaging with the upcoming presidential election in many....
Alumnus Gives Student Peek Into Business World Through Job Shadowing Program
Olivia Lau ’17 reflects on her two-day job shadowing experience with Danaher Corporation president and CEO Thomas P. Joyce ’82
As a mathematics and computer science double major at Holy Cross, I know that many career paths can fit my educational training. While my training....
A Sensational Saturday In Holy Cross History
On Saturday, Oct. 15, Holy Cross Athletics turned in several performances for the ages. The football team and the men’s ice hockey team both....
Video: Holy Cross Graduates Are ‘More Prepared’
Holy Cross enriches every dimension of the student experience – including new initiatives in innovative teaching and learning, faculty resources,....
McFarland Center Events to Deepen Jewish-Christian Understanding
The Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J. Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture at the College of the Holy Cross will present programs this fall that....
Celebrated Social Entrepreneur Nancy Lublin to Give Annual Hanify-Howland Lecture
The 51st annual Hanify-Howland Memorial Lecture will be given by Nancy Lublin, founder and CEO of Crisis Text Line, on Tuesday, October 25 at 8 p.m.....
Photo Gallery: Expansion and Construction of Hart Center Continues
Renovations inside basketball arena and ice hockey rink are nearly complete
With the fall sports seasons well under way and the winter sports programs set to be in action soon, extensive progress continues to be made on the....
College of the Holy Cross Launches E-Journal on Global Catholicism
Scholarly publication builds on Catholics & Cultures initiative
The College of the Holy Cross, in collaboration with Catholic studies scholars around the globe, announces the launch of the Journal of Global....
Photo Gallery: Holy Cross Celebrates the Upcoming Opening of the Thomas P. Joyce ’59 Contemplative Center
Members of the College of the Holy Cross community gathered on Sept. 10 at the newly constructed Thomas P. Joyce ’59 Contemplative Center in West....
Holy Cross Music Department Announces the Fall 2016 Concert Series
The College of the Holy Cross music department kicked off its fall concert series with a First Tuesday Lunch Concert featuring cellist and....
McFarland Center Events Put Ethical Focus on Election Issues
The Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J. Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture at the College of the Holy Cross will present lectures this fall that....
Video: Take a Look at Campus Life After the Sun Sets
Learn more about campus clubs and organizations at annual Co-Curricular Extravaganza
What is life like on the College of the Holy Cross campus after the sun sets?
Holy Cross Announces Fall 2016 Seelos Film Series
“The Revenant,” “Macbeth,” and “Star Trek Beyond” among films to be shown this semester.
The College of the Holy Cross will be featuring the following films in Seelos Theater this fall. All films are free and open to the public. “Eye in....
Eight Members of the Holy Cross Community Present Research at Genetics Conference
Two faculty members, five students, and one alumna from the College of the Holy Cross attended and presented their research at The Allied Genetics....
‘Woven Power’ Exhibit To Highlight Artistry and Meaning of Complex Asian Textiles
Extensive private collection to be seen for the first time at the Cantor Art Gallery
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will present the exhibition “Woven Power: Ritual Textiles of Sarawak and....
Holy Cross Set to Open New Contemplative Center in the Fall
Located in West Boylston, Mass., new Center is designed to enhance College's retreat programs
This fall, the College of the Holy Cross will open the doors to the Thomas P. Joyce ’59 Contemplative Center, located on a 52-acre site atop a hill....
Message from President Regarding Recent Events
TO: Members of the Holy Cross Community FROM: Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president of the College In the last two weeks, following the....
Video: Total Giving to Holy Cross Breaks Record With $46.7 Million Raised
College surpasses 50 percent participation in alumni giving
A total of 21,074 alumni, parents, students, employees, and friends made gifts to the College in the past year. For the 10th consecutive year, the....
11 Faculty Members Close Chapters at Holy Cross Alongside the Class of 2016
In addition to bidding farewell to the seniors at the end of the academic year, the College of the Holy Cross is seeing off 11 faculty members:....
Photo Gallery: Alums Return Home to the Hill for 2016 Reunion
Holy Cross reunions are traditionally a time of celebration and reconnection for far-flung friends and this year’s festivities were no different.....
President’s Response to Report of the Mulledy/Healy Legacy Committee
Over the past several months, the College of the Holy Cross, like many other colleges and universities in the United States, has been reflecting on....
Message From Holy Cross President Regarding Orlando Tragedy
We at Holy Cross offer our deepest condolences to those affected by yesterday’s horrific attack in Orlando. Holy Cross has strong ties to the....
Holy Cross Men’s Varsity Four Place Fourth in the Nation
The Holy Cross men’s varsity four placed fourth in the Grand Final at the 114th Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) National Championship....
‘Memo to Commencement Speakers: Be Brief and Sit Down’
In 2014, former director of speechwriting for President Barack Obama Jon Favreau ’03 gave a commencement speech that won’t soon be forgotten at....
Video: Class of 2016 Shares What’s Next
Whatever their chosen paths, members of the class of 2016 promise to, in the words of St. Ignatius, “set the world on fire.” Rich Holy Cross....
Photo Gallery: Alumni CEOs Discuss Value of Jesuit Education During Campaign Kickoff Weekend
Intellectual curiosity and humility learned at Holy Cross translate to business success
On Saturday, April 30, Holy Cross hosted a symposium, titled “The Value and Relevancy of a Jesuit Education in the 21st Century,” in Dinand....
Photo Gallery: Jookin’ Jam Session Headlines Campaign Kickoff Weekend With Verve
Special artistic collaboration, featuring student performers, enlivens Dinand Library
On Friday, April 29, hundreds of students, faculty, staff, alumni and trustees gathered in Dinand Library’s Main Reading Room for a one-of-a-kind....
Photo Gallery: Beam Signing a Highlight of Campaign Kickoff Weekend
John E. Luth ’74 and his wife, Joanne Chouinard-Luth, D.M.D, were the honored guests at a historic beam signing in front of the Hart Center at the....
‘Major in Anything…Succeed in Business’
Holy Cross Magazine
At first, the first year student from New York City was thinking of majoring in psychology, then he turned his attention to economics. Later on, he....
Men’s Lacrosse Earns First Patriot League Tournament Bid With Win Over BU
Senior captain Michael Ortlieb, of Newport Beach, Calif., led the Crusaders with 11 saves in front of a crowd of 2,218, as the Holy Cross men’s....
23rd Annual Sulski Memorial Lecture Explores the ‘Shape of Space’
Tom Cecil, professor of mathematics, remembers Leonard Sulski as a demanding, no-nonsense math professor at Holy Cross, a teacher who loved his....
Cantor Art Gallery Will Feature Work of Senior Art Majors in the Exhibition ‘Amalgam’
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will show the work of graduating senior visual arts majors in the....
Third Eye Blind to Headline Spring Concert at Holy Cross
Contemporary rock band Third Eye Blind will headline the 2016 Spring Concert at the College of the Holy Cross on May 7 at 4:30 p.m. on Freshman....
Photo Gallery: Accepted Students Learn More About Holy Cross at Open House
On April 17, accepted students of the class of 2020 visited Mount St. James to explore the campus and learn more about the many academic, spiritual,....
14 Holy Cross Teams Receive NCAA Public Recognition Awards
Fourteen College of the Holy Cross varsity athletic teams have received Division I Academic Progress Rate (APR) public recognition awards from the....
Holy Cross Hockey Player Awarded Hines Unsung Hero Award
College of the Holy Cross men’s ice hockey senior forward Matt Vidal has been named the 2016 Derek Hines Unsung Hero Award winner, announced....
Softball Player is Awarded Two Scholarships for Leadership and Achievement
Varsity softball player Taylor Moss ’18, whose father was one of the firefighters who responded to the attacks on Sept. 11 in New York City,....
Connecting the Classroom to the Primaries, Political Science Faculty Weigh In
As the presidential primary season continues, members of the Holy Cross political science department have been lending their expertise to various....
ArtsWorcester’s 12th Annual College Show Exhibits Holy Cross Student Artwork
Ten Holy Cross students participated in ArtsWorcester’s 12th annual College Show, which exhibited the artwork of students from the Worcester-area....
Holy Cross Announces Faculty Promotions
The following members of the College of the Holy Cross faculty have been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure. Florencia K.....
Holy Cross Announces Holy Week and Easter Services
Holy Cross will be holding Holy Week and Easter services over the next several days.
March 24 Holy Thursday Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper, 7 p.m., Mary Chapel The Easter Triduum begins with the Evening Mass of the Lord’s....
Crusaders Move On to NCAA Tournament First Round With 59-55 Victory Over Southern
Holy Cross junior guard Robert Champion, of Charlotte, N.C., scored a game-high 19 points on 6-of-8 shooting to help lead the Holy Cross men’s....
Photo Gallery: Holy Cross Hosts Selection Show Watch Party
Men's basketball to face Southern in NCAA First Four
Photography by Tom Rettig The Holy Cross men’s basketball team will return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2007, when it takes on....
Holy Cross Mock Trial Earns Bid to the Opening Round of the National Championship
Holy Cross’ mock trial program recently gave Crusaders ample reasons to rise to their feet. On Feb. 6-7, members of mock trial competed in the....
Crusaders Win Patriot League Championship
Junior forward Malachi Alexander totaled 26 points, nine rebounds and three assists, as the Holy Cross men’s basketball team defeated Lehigh 59-56....
Holy Cross Defeats Army 60-38 In Patriot League Semifinals
Junior guard Robert Champion scored 15 points and pulled down six rebounds, as the Holy Cross men’s basketball team downed Army West Point 60-38 in....
Men’s Basketball Knocks Off Bucknell In Double Overtime Thriller
Junior forward Malachi Alexander totaled 20 points, eight rebounds, three assists and two steals, as the Holy Cross men’s basketball team defeated....
Lacrosse Player Raises Awareness of Coats Disease
Jack McGovern ’17, a College of the Holy Cross lacrosse player from San Francisco Calif., was diagnosed with a rare eye disease at 11 years old.....
Holy Cross Breaks Participation Records with ‘Give Purple’ Challenge
More than 6,200 donors contribute $1.94 million for all aspects of life on campus
In the days and hours leading up to the College’s first-ever weekend fundraising challenge, one question was on everyone’s mind: Could the Holy....
Video, Photo Gallery: Holy Cross Wishes You a Merry and Peaceful Christmas
Watch the Holy Cross Chamber Singers perform “Carol of the Bells”
From the music of the College Choir and Chamber Orchestra filling the chapel, to students laughing over gingerbread houses, the sights and sounds of....
Kiplinger’s Ranks Holy Cross No. 29 ‘Best Value’ Liberal Arts College
College also ranks No. 8 on Kiplinger's list of 'Colleges Where Students Graduate in 4 Years'
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine has ranked the College of the Holy Cross No. 29 among all liberal arts colleges and No. 48 overall among all....
Worcester Mayor Announces Rivalry Day in Support of Holy Cross vs. Boston University
Mayor Joseph M. Petty announced today that Dec. 30, 2015, is Rivalry Day in the City of Worcester. Boston University travels into Worcester to face....
Crusaders to Bench for a Cure on Dec. 11
Holy Cross Lift Strong
The eighth annual Benching for Breast Cancer fundraising event will take place on Friday, Dec. 11, at 5:30 p.m. in the Hart Center varsity weight....
Athletics to Honor 2005-06 Team that Delivered Biggest Upset in NCAA Hockey History
Ceremony will mark the 10th anniversary of team that defeated No. 1 seed Minnesota
The Holy Cross men’s hockey team, which is celebrating its 50th Anniversary season this year, is holding its Alumni Weekend on Friday and Saturday,....
Holy Cross Student Creates Hope for Children in his Community
Many people want to help others, but few know how. The logistics and obstacles that go into helping the community can be overwhelming, but....
Holy Cross Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams Set to Open Seasons on Nov. 13 at Marist and Penn State
Men’s Basketball The Holy Cross men’s basketball team will begin the 2015-16 season when it travels to Marist College for a 7 p.m. game on....
Renovation and Expansion of Hart Center to Begin
The College of the Holy Cross announced today that it has raised the required two-thirds of the estimated construction costs for the renovation and....
Holy Cross Athletics Ranks Third in the Country in Graduation Success Rate
The College of the Holy Cross’ athletic teams are tied for third in the nation with an overall graduation rate of 98 percent, according to the....
John’s Brothers Thriving for 15 Years
For the past 15 years, the Holy Cross men’s lacrosse team has participated in the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program in honor of its teammate John....
Ambassador Thomas ’78 Visits Political Science Class
Ambassador Harry K. Thomas Jr. ’78, who was nominated by President Barack Obama in July to be the U.S. ambassador to Zimbabwe, began his Homecoming....
Holy Cross to Celebrate Family Weekend Oct. 23-25
As fall settles in on the Hill, preparations are underway for Family Weekend 2015. Holy Cross is excited to welcome parents, grandparents, siblings,....
Discussion Series to Continue Campus Dialogue on Social Injustices and Solidarity
This semester, the College of the Holy Cross will be hosting a four-part discussion series, titled “Campus Conversations: Social Justice and....
Malcolm Miller Added to Boston Celtics Training Camp Roster
Former Holy Cross forward Malcolm Miller ’15 was one of four players signed by the Boston Celtics to complete their training camp roster, the....
Two Senior Student-Athletes Excel in Athletic and Academic Arenas
NAME Raquel Scott HOMETOWN Ridgewood, N.J. AREA OF STUDY Economics SPORT Women’s basketball NAME Sean Wilkinson HOMETOWN Ridgefield, Conn. AREA OF....
Patriot League To Implement “Heel The Sole” Initiative
The Patriot League held a conference this summer in Philadelphia for Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) representatives to meet and discuss....
Dean Esther Levine Reflects on 35 Years at Holy Cross
Esther Levine, international scholar and student advisor and former class dean, has brought a unique voice, strong convictions and a deeply personal....
Nicole Giannino Drafted by Boston Blades
Former Holy Cross student-athlete Nicole Giannino ’15 was selected in the Canadian Women’s Hockey League draft by the Boston Blades on Sunday....
Holy Cross & Boston University to Compete for Turnpike Trophy
Boston University and the College of the Holy Cross have announced the creation of the Turnpike Trophy competition, an athletic series between the....
Patriot League to Celebrate 25th Anniversary Season in 2015-16
The Patriot League will celebrate its 25th anniversary throughout the 2015-16 school year, and the coverage begins in August with the announcement of....