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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....
04/26/12

Holy Cross Names Tracy Barlok Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations

Tracy W. Barlok has been appointed the new vice president for development and alumni relations at the College of the Holy Cross. She will assume her....
09/13/11

In Memoriam: Frederick J. Murphy, Professor of Religious Studies

Professor Frederick J. (Rick) Murphy, a faculty member in the religious studies department at Holy Cross since 1983, passed away on Tuesday, Sept.....
04/26/11

Fenwick Scholar Focuses On New Understanding of Familiar Fabric

Passion for art history and unique faculty mentoring lead to discovery

When you first hear that her entire senior year was devoted to the study of British fabric design — specifically, chintz — you might assume that....
01/23/17 Latin American Artists Showcase Contemporary Work at Holy Cross’ Cantor Art Gallery
01/23/17 Sō Percussion Explores Gun Violence Through Multigenre Performance
01/20/17 English Professor to Premiere Off-Broadway Production
01/19/17 Political Perspective: Holy Cross Faculty Discuss Washington, D.C. March and Obama’s Presidency
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Women's Forum Weekly Meeting
5/11/2017

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MSO Advocate Program (Event canceled)
5/11/2017

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AAC Luncheon
5/10/2017

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Athletics
5/10/2017

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Dean's Spring Address
5/9/2017

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Dean's Address
5/9/2017

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Summer Internship Send Off Meeting
5/9/2017

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Summer Internship Send Off Meeting
5/8/2017

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Cinco de Mayo
5/5/2017

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Women's Forum Weekly Meeting
5/4/2017

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Real Estate Club Meeting
5/4/2017
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Summer Internship Send Off Meeting
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Dance Concert
5/3/2017
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Sexual Misconduct Policy Training
5/3/2017
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Athletics
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The Agency Club Meetings
5/2/2017
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Sales Club Meeting (Event canceled)
5/2/2017

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Finance Club Meeting
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HCEG Club Meeting
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01/19/17

Political Perspective: Holy Cross Faculty Discuss Washington, D.C. March and Obama’s Presidency

Telegram & Gazette

On the eve of the transfer of presidential power, Selina Gallo-Cruz, assistant professor of sociology, discusses the motivation behind Saturday’s....

01/04/17

Holy Cross Young Alum Named Worcester Magazine’s “Person of the Year”

Worcester Magazine

Worcester Magazine has named Che Anderson ’11, project manager for the city of Worcester, as its “Person of the Year.” Anderson, who has....

12/22/16

Video: Former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins ’63 Honored as Helmerich Distinguished Author, Reads Poetry on NPR

NPR, Tulsa World

The Tulsa Library Trust presented Billy Collins ’63, former U.S. Poet Laureate, with the Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award on Dec. 2....