Scholarship Related to Transgender Issues to Benefit from First Digital Archive
Holy Cross professor launches expansive online hub to advance research
K.J. Rawson, assistant professor of English at the College of the Holy Cross, recently launched the world’s first Digital Transgender Archive....
2016 Bob Cousy Award Watch List Narrowed to 10 Finalists
Second year Holy Cross sponsors award
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the 10 watch list finalists for the 2016 Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award....
Men’s Lacrosse Team Rings the Nasdaq Closing Bell as Part of Job Shadow Program
On Jan. 25, the College of the Holy Cross men’s lacrosse team and head coach Judd Lattimore rang the closing bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times....
Holy Cross Music Department Announces Spring 2016 Concert Series
Performances to include soprano Rochelle Bard ’98, a Vietnam project performance, and Artist-in-Residence concert
The College of the Holy Cross music department will kick off its spring concert schedule on Feb. 2 at 12:30 p.m. with a First Tuesday Lunch Concert....
McFarland Center to Present Talks on Faith, Violence, Education and Love
The Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J. Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture at the College of the Holy Cross will bring in special guest lecturers in....
Fifth Annual Multifaith Prayer to Celebrate Faith Traditions at Holy Cross
President Boroughs to lead celebration
When students return to campus in January, the chaplain’s office will host its fifth annual Multifaith Community Prayer to celebrate the rich faith....
With a Record Powerball Jackpot, Media Across the Country Turn to Economics Professor for Expertise on Lottery
CNN | CBS MoneyWatch | The Economist | Boston Globe
While most of America was out buying their tickets for the $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot, reporters were calling Victor Matheson, professor of....
Philosophy Professor Writes New Book on Gandhi’s Legacy
Project stems from Fulbright travel to India
“Although Gandhi’s legacy has not been forgotten, it has often been distorted,” explains Predrag Cicovacki, professor of philosophy and....
Cantor Art Gallery to Exhibit ‘Grammar,’ Exploring the Complexity of Photography as Language
Holy Cross professor and Boston-based artist Matthew Gamber to display inaugural show at College
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will present the exhibition “Grammar,” a survey of recent photography....
Holy Cross Professor to be Featured in CSPAN’s ‘Cities Tour’ of Worcester
The City of Worcester will be featured on C-SPAN’s “Cities Tour” Saturday, Dec. 19 and Sunday, Dec. 20. As part of the “Cities Tour,”....
Twenty Candidates Announced for 2016 Bob Cousy Award
Second-time Holy Cross sponsors Point Guard of the Year Award
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the 20 watch list finalists for the 2016 Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award....
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Couple Kristof and WuDunn to Give Annual Hanify-Howland Lecture at Holy Cross
Lecture, which recognizes achievement in public service, to celebrate 50th year
The 50th annual Hanify-Howland Memorial Lecture will be given by husband-and-wife duo Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 8 p.m.....
Holy Cross Joins Coalition Dedicated to Student Access and Success
Goal is to recast admission process, broaden access, and encourage college-going mindset for all students
A diverse coalition of public and private colleges and universities including the College of the Holy Cross is coming together with the goal of....
Video: Holy Cross Community Members Celebrate Pope’s Historic U.S. Visit
Pope Francis, the world’s first Jesuit pope, made an historic trip to the U.S. last week, stopping in Washington D.C, New York City and....
Holy Cross Community Members Make Headlines During Pope Francis’ U.S. Visit
New York Times | Associated Press | NECN | WBZ TV | Fox 25 | WCVB TV | Huffington Post | Fortune Magazine
With Pope Francis arriving in the U.S., members of the College of the Holy Cross community have been busy sharing their stories and expertise about....
Holy Cross Honors Five Alumni for Professional Achievement and Commitment to Service, Faith and Justice
The College of the Holy Cross has honored five alumni with the Sanctae Crucis Awards. The highest non-degree recognition bestowed by the College on a....
Holy Cross President to Attend Pope Francis’ Historic Address to Congress
At the invitation of Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02), Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president of the College of the Holy Cross, will attend Pope....
Holy Cross to Host Series of Events to Honor the Pope’s Historic U.S. Visit
Crux columnist and WGBH host Margery Eagan to moderate panel on pontiff’s address to Congress
Pope Francis, the world’s first Jesuit pope, will make his first visit to the U.S. Sept. 22–27, 2015. To celebrate and honor the pope’s....
New WRTA Bus Route to Connect Holy Cross, Assumption and Worcester State
The Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts, Inc. (HECCMA) recently announced an agreement with the Worcester Regional Transit Authority....
Wide Range of Faculty Experts at Holy Cross Available to Discuss Pope’s First U.S. Visit
Scholars can discuss Francis’ address to Congress, encyclical, Jesuit order, economic impact on the region, Catholicism and U.S. politics
Faculty experts in a wide range of disciplines from the College of the Holy Cross are available to offer distinctive perspectives on Pope Francis’....
Holy Cross Alumnus Steven Stack Inaugurated as President of the American Medical Association
Steven J. Stack, a member of the College of the Holy Cross class of 1994, and an emergency physician residing in Lexington, Ky., became the 170th....
From Mount St. James to the Financial District, Two Holy Cross Alums Share Apartment in New York City
The New York Times
A recent story in the New York Times real estate section, features Matthew DeSimone and Matthew Murawski, both members of the College of the Holy....
Challenge Inspires Alumnus to Donate $32.5 Million, Largest Gift in Holy Cross History
Record gift to expand and enhance College’s indoor athletics and recreational facilities brings total funds raised to $59.5 million
Inspired by the challenge of an anonymous donor, John E. Luth, a 1974 graduate of the College of the Holy Cross and founder, CEO and chairman of....
Holy Cross Athletic Teams Post Perfect Score on NCAA Progress Report
Twenty College of the Holy Cross varsity teams achieved a perfect score of 1,000 in the recently released NCAA’s Academic Progress Rate (APR),....
First Nativity School of Worcester Student to Graduate from Holy Cross
When Joao Vickttor “Joveto” De Carvalho ’15 walks across the stage at the College of the Holy Cross Commencement exercises, not only will....
Holy Cross Commencement Speaker Bryan Stevenson Making Headlines Around the Country
Vanity Fair | TIME | CNN | New York Times | Los Angeles Times | Washington Post
“Justice needs champions, and Bryan Stevenson is such a champion,” wrote South African civil rights activist, retired bishop and Nobel Peace....
Media Turn to Religious Studies Prof. to Make Sense of Tragedy in Nepal
CNN | WBZ Radio | Yahoo News! Canada | Telegram & Gazette
Todd Lewis, professor of religious studies at the College of Holy Cross and a leading scholar in Buddhism, Hinduism, and East Asian religions,....
Film Based on Leah Hager Cohen’s Novel ‘Grief of Others’ to Make International Debut at Cannes
The Boston Globe has chosen Distinguished Writer in Residence Leah Hager Cohen’s “The Grief of Others” (Riverhead, 2011) for its....
SynergE Worcester Initiative on Track to Save More than $1 Million in Annual College Energy Cost
A collaborative college initiative that was started four years ago is now on track to save more than $1 million in annual energy costs for Clark....
Holy Cross Announces Plans to Construct Contemplative Center
Located in West Boylston, Mass., new Joyce Contemplative Center is designed to enhance College's retreat programs and preserve natural beauty of 52-acre site
During a blessing and ceremonial groundbreaking, Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president of the College of the Holy Cross announced plans for....
Utah’s Delon Wright Wins Bob Cousy Award Sponsored by Holy Cross
Delon Wright from the University of Utah is the recipient of the 2015 Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award sponsored by College of the Holy....
Historian Sheds Light on Ukrainian Crisis — in the Classroom and Beyond
Eyewitness to history, Cynthia Hooper was Fulbright scholar in Germany when Berlin Wall fell in 1989
Unrest in Ukraine and Russia has dominated the news for more than a year. Cynthia Hooper, associate professor of history at Holy Cross, looks beyond....
Religious Studies Professor Challenges Much Discussed Atlantic Cover Story on ISIS
Caner Dagli, associate professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross and an expert in Islamic studies, recently wrote an essay for....
Holy Cross Partners with Basketball Hall of Fame to Sponsor Bob Cousy Award
Honor for best college point guard to be announced during ESPN live broadcast from Los Angeles April 10
The College of the Holy Cross has partnered with the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame to sponsor the Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year....
‘At Notre Dame, a door closes, but many more are opening across Catholic higher ed’
Wall Street Journal | The Conversation
Joanne Pierce, professor of religious studies at College of the Holy Cross and a University of Notre Dame alumna, reflects on the legacy of Rev.....
Holy Cross Among Top Producers of Fulbright Students
The Chronicle of Higher Education
The College of the Holy Cross is once again among the liberal arts colleges with the highest number of Fulbright students, according to The Chronicle....
Film Based on Leah Hager Cohen’s Novel ‘Grief of Others’ to Premiere at SXSW Festival
Leah Hager Cohen, Distinguished Writer in Residence at the College of the Holy Cross, will soon be able to see the pages of her award-winning novel....
Holy Cross Launches Groundbreaking Web Resource for Exploring Catholic Practice Around the World
The College of the Holy Cross has launched an ambitious online global initiative called Catholics & Cultures (www.catholicsandcultures.org). The....
Princeton Review Ranks Holy Cross Among the 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....
Postponed: Holy Cross to Host Panel on Urban Education and Accountability
Participants include Superintendent Boone; leaders in the education field
Due to inclement weather, the Urban Education Panel tonight at 6 p.m. on campus will be postponed. We will be in touch with a new date and time....
Kiplinger’s Ranks Holy Cross No. 27 ‘Best Value’ Liberal Arts College
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine has ranked the College of the Holy Cross No. 27 among all liberal arts colleges and No. 45 overall among all....
Holy Cross Prof. Publishes Book on National Issues in Urban Education
Ericka Fisher, associate professor and chair of the education department at the College of the Holy Cross, has written a book titled “Educating the....
Video: What is CreateLab?
Innovative Team-Taught Class Encourages Students to Take Risks
Video by Tom Rettig “CreateLab is… I wouldn’t even call it an experimental course, it’s more of an experiment,” explains Leah Hager....
From Siberia to Connecticut River Valley, Prof. Sobczak and Environmental Research Students are Making an Impact
You can’t take your eyes off the images on the walls of William Sobczak’s office. Here, the lush and stunning beauty of the Connecticut River....
Santander Renews Support for International Study Programs at Holy Cross
During a recent ceremony at the College of the Holy Cross, Santander Bank, N.A. through its Santander Universities Global Division, signed its second....
Vice President for Mission Named at Holy Cross
Rev. William Campbell, S.J., is Alumnus and Former Interim Nativity School Principal
Rev. William R. Campbell, S.J. ’87 has been named vice president for mission at the College of the Holy Cross. The announcement was made today by....
‘Astrophysicist Tyson sells spirit of science: Cosmos superstar shines at HC’
WBUR | Telegram & Gazette | Worcester News Tonight
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson lectures to a packed house at the College of the Holy Cross last night, where more than 2500 people were in....
Renowned Organist Jonathan William Moyer to Perform as Part of the Chapel Artists Series
Internationally renowned organist Jonathan William Moyer will perform as part of the Chapel Artist Series on Sunday, Nov. 16 at 3 p.m. in St. Joseph....
Holy Cross History Professor to Be Featured on C-SPAN3’s American History TV
A lecture by Edward O’Donnell, associate professor of history at the College of the Holy Cross, will be featured on C-SPAN3’s American History....
Renowned Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson to Give Annual Hanify-Howland Lecture at Holy Cross
The 49th annual Hanify-Howland Memorial Lecture will be given by American astrophysicist and director of the Hayden Planetarium Neil deGrasse Tyson....
Former NBA Player and Fall River Native to Speak at Holy Cross
Chris Herren to share story of recovery
Former NBA player and author of “Basketball Junkie” Chris Herren will share his story of recovery on Tuesday, Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hart....
Holy Cross Honors Five Alumni for Professional Achievement and Commitment to Service, Faith and Justice
The College of the Holy Cross has honored five alumni with Sanctae Crucis Awards. The highest non-degree recognition bestowed by the College on a....
Artist-in-Residence Cristina Pato and Renowned Composer Osvaldo Golijov to Lead Concert and Panel Discussion
'Time, Memory & Identity' theme to be explored; musicians from Boston-based ensemble 'A Far Cry' to perform
College of the Holy Cross artist-in-residence Cristina Pato and Loyola Professor of Music Osvaldo Golijov will lead a concert and panel discussion on....
Work of Artist and Trappist Monk on View in the Cantor Resource Gallery
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will present the work of Fr. James Palmigiano in the Cantor Resource....
Law Expert to Give Constitution Day Lecture at Holy Cross
The College of the Holy Cross will celebrate Constitution Day on Sept. 17 with a talk by Leslie F. Goldstein, Judge Hugh M. Morris professor emerita....
Holy Cross Prof. Selected As Contributor for Globe’s New Website on Catholicism
Mathew N. Schmalz, associate professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross, has been selected as a contributor to Crux, the Boston....
Student Profile: Briana Mora ’16
'Grads told me about the fantastic alumni network, the welcoming community, and how prepared they felt for their futures'
NAME Briana Mora ’16 HOMETOWN Los Angeles ACADEMICS Anthropology and philosophy double major with a concentration in Latino Studies GETTING TO KNOW....
Innovative Classroom Experiment ‘CreateLab’ Takes Shape at Holy Cross
Team-taught by faculty across disciplines, students collaborate in creative 'incubator'
Take eight faculty members from various disciplines—economics, sociology, psychology, music and theatre. Add 70 students with more than a dozen....
Brazilian Drummer to Lead Inaugural ‘CreateLab’ Class
Arts Transcending Borders’ events kick off Sept. 4
Brazilian drummer Marcus Santos On Sept. 4, Brazilian drummer Marcus Santos will lead the inaugural class of “CreateLab,” a team taught course....
National Best-Selling Author Julianna Baggott Named Jenks Chair at Holy Cross
Critically acclaimed, national bestselling author Julianna Baggott has been named the new William H.P. Jenks Chair in Contemporary American Letters....
Artist and Former Astronaut Collaborate on Exhibit ‘Our Fragile Home’
Installation of artwork inspires care for the planet
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross, will present “Our Fragile Home,” an installation of paintings and....
Holy Cross Administrators to Serve Midnight Breakfast to Students
As students prepare for finals period, administrators at the College of the Holy Cross — including Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president —....
‘NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams’ Showcases Holy Cross and Working for Worcester Project
Senior Jeffrey Reppucci Helps to Rebuild His College Town
On May 6, the College of the Holy Cross and the Working for Worcester project took a place in the national spotlight as “NBC Nightly News with....
Working for Worcester Project to be Featured on ‘NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams’
Tonight, May 6 at 6:30 p.m. ET, the “Making a Difference” segment on “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams” is scheduled to....
Holy Cross Teams up With SALT to Provide Financial Literacy Resources for Students and Alumni
The College of the Holy Cross has teamed up with SALT, a financial education resource created by the nonprofit American Student Assistance (ASA), to....
Holy Cross Senior Football Player to Compete in Selective Business Competition
History major to discuss athletics recruiting plan on popular national radio show 'Business Rockstars'
John Macomber ’14, a member of the College Honors Program and a varsity football player at the College of the Holy Cross, will participate in a....
Cantor Art Gallery to Display Works of Graduating Seniors in ‘Alter-Ego’
Exhibit to showcase the work of eight visual arts majors
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will host the annual exhibition of artwork by graduating seniors who have....
Papal Experts Available to Comment on the Canonization of John XXIII and John Paul II
The following papal scholars from the College of the Holy Cross are available to comment on issues related to the canonization of John XXIII and John....
Galician Bagpiper Cristina Pato Named Visiting Artist-in-Residence at Holy Cross
College launches 'Arts Transcending Borders' initiative with performance on April 23
Galician bagpiper, pianist, and composer Cristina Pato has been named visiting artist-in residence at the College of the Holy Cross. A member of....
Acclaimed Author Leah Hager Cohen to Give Reading from New Novel ‘No Book but the World’
Leah Hager Cohen, critically acclaimed nonfiction writer and novelist and the Jenks Chair of Contemporary American Letters at the College of the Holy....
Working for Worcester to be Held April 12
More than 1,000 volunteers will renovate 20 recreational sites in city
On Saturday, April 12, more than 1,000 volunteers will work to renovate 20 community recreation sites in the second annual Working for Worcester. A....
Holy Cross to Host Panel on Education Policy
Six College alumni to participate in discussion
The College of the Holy Cross will host a panel on education policy with six alumni who work in the field on Wed., April 9 at 6 p.m. in Rehm Library,....
PayScale Ranks Holy Cross No. 9 Among Liberal Arts Colleges for Best ROI
The College of the Holy Cross ranks no. 9 among liberal arts college across the country for best return on investment (ROI) according to PayScale,....
Acclaimed Author Leah Hager Cohen Appointed as Distinguished Writer in Residence
Professor's new novel 'No Book But the World' to be released April 3
Leah Hager Cohen, critically acclaimed nonfiction writer and novelist, has been appointed Distinguished Writer in Residence at the College of the....
Former Obama Speechwriter Jon Favreau ’03 to Deliver Commencement Address at Holy Cross
Critically acclaimed soprano Rochelle M. Bard '98 and internationally recognized scholar Rev. John W. Padberg, S.J., also to receive honorary degrees
Jon Favreau ’03, former director of speechwriting for President Barack Obama and co-founder of Fenway Strategies, will receive an honorary degree....
Amy Wolfson Named Vice President for Academic Affairs at Loyola University Maryland
Amy R. Wolfson, associate dean of the faculty and professor of psychology at the College of the Holy Cross, will become vice president for academic....
Holy Cross Prof. Part of Live Education Panel on Al Jazeera America
Jack Schneider, assistant professor of education at the College of the Holy Cross, will be a featured panelist on Al Jazeera America’s “The....
Holy Cross to Support Future of Blackstone Valley Gateway Park and Visitor Center
College partners with Congressman McGovern, Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor, City and State Officials
At a press conference at Quinsigamond Elementary School today James P. McGovern, D-Worcester was joined by city officials, the Department of....
Holy Cross Studio Supervisor and Lecturer Presents Solo Exhibit in Beverly, Mass.
Site specific installation combines athleticism and artistic expression
The latest work by Amy Archambault ’08, studio supervisor and lecturer in the visual arts department at the College of the Holy Cross, will be on....
‘Coca-Cola Embraces Diversity, Not All Of U.S. Ready To Do The Same’
Quantasia Islam ’15, who is currently participating in the Washington Semester Program at the College of the Holy Cross, recently co-published an....
Selling the Big Game: Economics of Super Bowl XLVIII
Media across U.S. turn to Holy Cross prof. to understand economic impact of Super Bowl
Crowds have started gathering in New Jersey to watch the Seattle Seahawks take on the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII. They’re staying in....
Former Worcester Mayor Named Interim Director of Government and Community Relations at Holy Cross
The College of the Holy Cross has announced the appointment of John B. Anderson ’57, associate professor emeritus of history and former mayor of....
Holy Cross Alumnus Jack Hanlon ’06 Named to Forbes 30 Under 30 List
John “Jack” Hanlon ’06, cofounder of Kinetic Social, was recently named to Forbes “30 Under 30” list in the marketing category. ....
City College Students to Compete in First Annual Mr. Worcester Pageant
Celebrity judges include Congressman McGovern, Mayor Petty, City Councilor Sarai Rivera
The first annual Mr. Worcester pageant will be held on Friday, Jan. 24 at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) at Coral Seafood on Shrewsbury Street....
Holy Cross Announces Commitment to Low-Income Students at White House Summit
More than 100 colleges and universities and 40 organizations announced new commitments at the White House summit on college opportunity in Washington....
Inspiring Students in Math and Science
The New York Times
In a letter to the editor in the New York Times, Karsten Stueber, professor and chair of the philosophy department at the College of the Holy Cross,....
New Futures League Baseball Team Named the Worcester Bravehearts
Worcester’s new Futures League baseball team, has a name — the “Worcester Bravehearts”. The team name was selected as a finalist along with....
Summer Baseball Returns to Fitton Field June 5
Worcester Baseball just released its full 56-game schedule for the 2014 season. The team will play its home opener on Fitton Field on Thursday, June....
Worcester Baseball Unveils Five Finalists in Team Naming Contest
Baseball to return to Fitton Field in June 2014
Worcester baseball will return to Fitton Field at the College of the Holy Cross in June. But one question still remains: who will the Worcester-area....
Holy Cross Kicks off College Tour on Fox 25 Morning News
Faculty, staff and students participate in live broadcast from campus
As the sun started to rise on October 3, members of the College of the Holy Cross community were preparing for their live television debut on Fox 25....
Holy Cross Partners With City of Worcester and Futures League to Bring Baseball Back to Worcester
Local business owner John W.S. Creedon, Jr. announces new Worcester team and naming contest
At a press conference on the campus of the College of the Holy Cross overlooking Fitton Baseball Field, Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J.,....
Fox 25 Morning News to Broadcast Live from Holy Cross as Part of First-Ever College Tour
Want to be on live television? On Thursday, October 3, Boston’s Fox 25 Morning News will broadcast live (6 – 10 a.m.) from Holy Cross for the....
Holy Cross to Host Evening With J.D. “Dave” Power III ’53
Telegram & Gazette business editor Aaron Nicodemus to conduct interview; Power to sign copies of new book
The College of the Holy Cross will host “An Evening with J.D. ‘Dave’ Power III ’53,” on Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. in Rehm Library. Founder of J.D.....
Holy Cross Awarded $600,000 Mellon Grant to Enhance Arts Curriculum
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded the College of the Holy Cross a grant of $600,000 for a new initiative at the College designed to....
Holy Cross Magazine Takes You Behind the Scenes of its Latest Cover Story on the City of Worcester
For decades Holy Cross students and alumni have embraced the city of Worcester and all it has to offer. “Worcester has been Holy Cross’....
Holy Cross Earns International Recognition for Media Relations Campaign on ‘Fraternity’
The College of the Holy Cross was recently honored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) with a 2013 Circle of Excellence....
Holy Cross Dining’s Inauguration Dinner Wins Top Industry Award
Kimball Takeover Program honored for innovative wellness and nutrition
Holy Cross Dining has received top honors in this year’s national Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards contest, receiving a Gold Prize for the....
Princeton Review: History, Math and Political Science at Holy Cross Among Great Programs
Three departments at the College of the Holy Cross—history, mathematics, and political science—are ranked among the best in the Princeton....
Holy Cross Mourns Pioneer in Catholic Theological Education; Former Religious Studies Professor
Dr. Bernard J. Cooke, a member of the College of the Holy Cross faculty from 1980-1992 died on May 31, 2013, his ninety-first birthday, at the....
Holy Cross Administrators to Serve Midnight Breakfast to Students During Final Exams
Recognizing that students stay up late to study during finals period, administrators at the College of the Holy Cross— including President Philip....