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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....
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Holy Cross in the News

05/22/15

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....

05/19/15

‘New Brookings Study Shows Holy Cross Adds Value to Alumni Mid-Career Earnings’

The College of the Holy Cross fares well in new report from the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program, titled “Beyond College Rankings, a....

05/19/15

‘USA Today Ranks Holy Cross No. 2 Among the 10 Best Roman Catholic Colleges in the Country’

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According to USA Today College, the College of the Holy Cross ranks No. 2 among the 10 best Roman Catholic colleges in the country. The article lauds....