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03/16/16

Ambassador and Alumnus Harry Thomas ’78 Will Deliver 2016 Commencement Address

Thomas and two other Holy Cross graduates — acclaimed actor Ann Dowd ’78 and pioneering researcher and physician Richard J. O’Reilly, M.D., ’64 — will receive honorary degrees

The Honorable Harry K. Thomas Jr. ’78, the United States Ambassador to the Republic of Zimbabwe and recipient of many honors from the State....
03/14/16

Former Holy Cross President, Fr. Reedy, Has Died

The network of Jesuit colleges and universities along with countless colleagues, students, and friends are mourning the death of former Holy Cross....
06/23/15

Video: How Spring Arrives at Holy Cross

We don’t play favorites, but April and May rank pretty high among the 12 months here on Mount St. James. Trees bloom in pale pink and white, in....
06/01/15

Holy Cross Names New Vice President of Administration and Finance

Following a national search, Dorothy A. Hauver has been named vice president of administration and finance at the College of the Holy Cross.  The....
02/18/15

Public Interest Lawyer Bryan Stevenson to Deliver 2015 Commencement Address at Holy Cross

Stevenson and three others — Ella Baff, longtime director of Jacob’s Pillow international dance festival; Kevin Condron ’67, former Holy Cross board chair and community leader; and Worcester physician Richard Sacra, who contracted Ebola while caring for those stricken in Liberia — will also receive honorary degrees

Bryan A. Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) in Montgomery, Ala., will receive an honorary degree from....
01/15/15

Diller Scofidio + Renfro Selected to Design New Performing Arts Center at Holy Cross

The College of the Holy Cross announced today that its new performing arts center, funded in part by a record-setting gift from alumnus Cornelius B.....
11/19/14

Michael Lochhead Named Executive Vice President at Boston College

Michael J. Lochhead, vice president of administration and finance at Holy Cross since 2004, will become the executive vice president  at Boston....
03/07/14

Holy Cross Names Margaret Freije Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean

Following an extensive national search, Margaret N. Freije, Ph.D., has been named vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College of the....
02/06/13

Noted Author and Essayist Anne Fadiman to Deliver Commencement Address at Holy Cross

Anne Fadiman, acclaimed author, essayist, and teacher, will receive an honorary degree from the College of the Holy Cross and address this year’s....
07/03/12

In Memoriam: Rev. John E. Brooks, S.J. ’49, 1923-2012

Rev. John E. Brooks, S.J., the longest serving president of the College of the Holy Cross, died on Monday, July 2, 2012, at UMass Memorial....
08/27/16 Photo Gallery, Video: Class of 2020 Receives A Holy Cross Welcome on Move-In Day
08/24/16 VIDEO: Stephen Colbert Talks Holy Cross in Web Exclusive
08/22/16 End of Summer Reminds Holy Cross English Professor Why She Teaches
08/19/16 Eight Members of the Holy Cross Community Present Research at Genetics Conference
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‘Major in Anything…Succeed in Business’

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Photo Gallery, Video: Obama Advisor Broderick Johnson ’78 Speaks on ‘My Brother’s Keeper,’ Other White House Initiatives

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Men’s Basketball Knocks Off Bucknell In Double Overtime Thriller

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Dance Concert
3 May 2017, 9:00 pm
O'Kane Hall Fewick Theater
Our annual spring dance concert showcases vibrant work by the students in our Modern, Ballet and Jazz... See More >


Agape Latte
24 Apr 2017, 7:00 pm
Loyola Hall
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Agape Latte
24 Apr 2017, 7:00 pm
Hogan Center
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THE ROYAL FAMILY, by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber
8 Apr 2017, 8:00 pm
O'Kane Hall Fewick Theater
Steve Vineberg directs an American comedy classic about three generations of a famous theatrical family... See More >


THE ROYAL FAMILY, by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber
7 Apr 2017, 8:00 pm
O'Kane Hall Fewick Theater
Steve Vineberg directs an American comedy classic about three generations of a famous theatrical family... See More >


THE ROYAL FAMILY, by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber
6 Apr 2017, 8:00 pm
O'Kane Hall Fewick Theater
Steve Vineberg directs an American comedy classic about three generations of a famous theatrical family... See More >


THE ROYAL FAMILY, by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber
1 Apr 2017, 8:00 pm
O'Kane Hall Fewick Theater
Steve Vineberg directs an American comedy classic about three generations of a famous theatrical family... See More >


THE ROYAL FAMILY, by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber
31 Mar 2017, 8:00 pm
O'Kane Hall Fewick Theater
Steve Vineberg directs an American comedy classic about three generations of a famous theatrical family... See More >


THE ROYAL FAMILY, by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber
30 Mar 2017, 8:00 pm
O'Kane Hall Fewick Theater
Steve Vineberg directs an American comedy classic about three generations of a famous theatrical family... See More >


Agape Latte
27 Mar 2017, 7:00 pm
Loyola Hall
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CABA Meeting
16 Mar 2017, 3:30 pm
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(07)
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Agape Latte
27 Feb 2017, 7:00 pm
Loyola Hall
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CABA Meeting
23 Feb 2017, 3:30 pm
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(07)
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Agape Latte
30 Jan 2017, 7:00 pm
Loyola Hall
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Woven Power: Ritual Textiles of Sarawak and West Kalimantan
14 Dec 2016, 10:00 am
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
"Pua kumbu" are magnificent, intricately dyed, hand-loomed cotton ikat textiles once woven as religious... See More >


Woven Power: Ritual Textiles of Sarawak and West Kalimantan
13 Dec 2016, 10:00 am
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
"Pua kumbu" are magnificent, intricately dyed, hand-loomed cotton ikat textiles once woven as religious... See More >


Woven Power: Ritual Textiles of Sarawak and West Kalimantan
12 Dec 2016, 10:00 am
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
"Pua kumbu" are magnificent, intricately dyed, hand-loomed cotton ikat textiles once woven as religious... See More >


Woven Power: Ritual Textiles of Sarawak and West Kalimantan
10 Dec 2016, 12:00 pm
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
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Woven Power: Ritual Textiles of Sarawak and West Kalimantan
9 Dec 2016, 10:00 am
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
"Pua kumbu" are magnificent, intricately dyed, hand-loomed cotton ikat textiles once woven as religious... See More >

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08/24/16

VIDEO: Stephen Colbert Talks Holy Cross in Web Exclusive

In a Facebook web exclusive, comedian and host of “The Late Show” Stephen Colbert demonstrated the far reach of the College of the Holy Cross....

08/22/16

End of Summer Reminds Holy Cross English Professor Why She Teaches

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Even though the summer goes by too fast for Leila Philip, the “August migration back to campus” is a good thing, she wrote in an opinion piece....

08/19/16

Holy Cross Alumna, Professor Experience the Olympics in Rio

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Annie O’Shea ’12 and Victor Matheson, professor of economics at College of the Holy Cross, helped media outlets localize the Olympic Games during....