“Up Close and Personal with ‘A Faith That Does Justice'”
“My conviction, given the chance to answer the call to give more of myself to the service of faith and promotion of justice, has never been....
Holy Cross to hold Boston Marathon Interfaith Prayer
The College of the Holy Cross Community is invited to an Interfaith Prayer of Lament on Wednesday, April 17 from 4:30 -5 p.m. on St. Joseph Memorial....
Holy Cross Junior Earns Prestigious Truman Scholarship
Jeffrey Reppucci honored for leadership in public service
College of the Holy Cross student Jeffrey Reppucci ’14, a Russian major and defenseman on the men’s ice hockey team from Newburyport, Mass., has....
Holy Cross Recognized with $500,000 Grant for Excellence in Career Related Undergraduate Education
College is recipient of Alden Trust award for excellence in retaining, educating, graduating and placing students
The College of the Holy Cross has received the Excellence in Career Related Undergraduate Education Award from the George I. Alden Trust. Selected....
Holy Cross Community Weighs in on New Pope, Future of Catholic Church
College president, faculty and students share thoughts on Pope Francis with media
Within minutes of seeing white smoke emerge from the Sistine Chapel signaling a new head of the Roman Catholic Church, members of the media made....
Timothy Austin Named Provost of Duquesne University
Timothy R. Austin, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College since 2006, will become the provost and vice president for academic....
Holy Cross Faculty Experts Share Insights on Papal Conclave, Benedict’s Successor with the Media
Students studying abroad in Rome offer local perspective to Boston journalists
Since Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation on Feb. 11, journalists from the U.S. and abroad have turned to faculty members at the College of....
New York Public Radio to Broadcast Golijov’s ‘St. Mark Passion’ Live from Carnegie Hall
Listen on WQRX Sunday, Mar. 10 at 3 p.m.
New York Public Radio’s WQXR will broadcast the Sunday, March 10 performance of acclaimed composer and Holy Cross professor Osvaldo Golijov’s....
Documentary Filmmaker Byron Hurt to Screen ‘Soul Food Junkies’ at Holy Cross
Healthy soul food lunch will precede screening; community health discussion to follow
Documentary filmmaker Byron Hurt will present his award-winning film “Soul Food Junkies” and participate in a panel discussion about healthy....
Alumnus Donates $25 Million to Holy Cross to Enhance the Arts
Largest single gift in College history is from telecommunications executive
Cornelius B. Prior, Jr., a 1956 graduate of the College of the Holy Cross and chair of the board of the telecommunications services company Atlantic....
Holy Cross Again Named a Princeton Review ‘Best Value’ College for 2013
The Princeton Review named the College of the Holy Cross one of 75 “Best Value” private colleges for 2013. Based on institutional data and....
Nationally-Ranked Men’s Hockey Team to Play North Dakota
No. 20 Crusaders will face No. 7 UND in Subway Holiday Classic
The No. 20 Holy Cross men’s hockey team will take on No. 7 North Dakota in the Subway Holiday Classic on Friday, Jan. 4 (8:30 p.m.) and Saturday,....
Holy Cross Among Top 10 Colleges With the Most Alumni Donors
According to U.S. News, school spirit runs high at the College
Graduates of the College of the Holy Cross are among the most loyal and satisfied in the country according to a new list released by U.S. News and....
The Alumni Factor Selects Holy Cross as ‘School of the Week’
College is No. 2 liberal arts school based on graduate success, happiness, careers
Holy Cross has been selected by The Alumni Factor—a new college ranking platform that examines how well colleges develop and shape their students,....
Holy Cross Moot Court Teams Headed to National Tournament
With strong finishes in regional tournaments this fall, four two-person moot court teams from the College of the Holy Cross have qualified to compete....
Holy Cross Among Country’s “Most Connected Colleges”
The College of the Holy Cross is ranked No. 37 in a new list of the country’s “Most Connected Colleges,” released by U.S. News &....
“Working for Worcester” Fundraiser to Take Place at Holy Cross
Event will benefit citywide improvements to children's recreational spaces in spring 2013
“Working for Worcester” will hold a fundraiser on Wednesday, Nov. 28 from 6:30 – 9 p.m. in the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom at the College of....
Cannonball Foundation Director Mike Schell ’05 Featured in New FOX Sports Ad
Mike Schell ’05, executive director of the Cannonball Foundation, comments on his Holy Cross education in a new ad for his foundation which helps....
College Community Engaged in 2012 Election
Additional events planned through Election Day; Faculty, students share political expertise with media
For most students at the College of the Holy Cross, the 2012 election is the first opportunity they’ll have to vote. And it’s an opportunity....
Holy Cross Again Among Top Producers of Fulbrights
The College of the Holy Cross is again among the liberal arts colleges with the highest number of Fulbrights awarded to its graduating class,....
Kiplinger’s Places Holy Cross Among Top 25 “Best Value” Liberal Arts Colleges
Ranking based on academic quality and affordability
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine has ranked the College of the Holy Cross No. 25 among all liberal arts colleges in the country in its annual....
Holy Cross Graduation Rates Among Highest in the Nation
College ranks No. 7 in U.S. News list of four-year graduation rate
The College of the Holy Cross has the seventh highest four-year graduation rate among all colleges and universities in the country according to U.S.....
Holy Cross Ranks No. 7 for Salary Earning Potential
PayScale report highlights schools whose alumni have the highest paychecks
The College of the Holy Cross ranks No. 7 among liberal arts schools, and No. 21 overall, for graduates’ starting and mid-career salary potential....
Presidential Election Experts Available at Holy Cross to Discuss Candidates, Domestic and Foreign Issues
Scholars can address rhetoric, race, religion, foreign policy, economic inequality, gender, Congressional races, campaign spending
Faculty experts in a wide range of disciplines from the College of the Holy Cross are available to offer distinctive perspectives on some of the....
Holy Cross Ranks No. 5 in New List of the Nation’s Colleges and Universities
College is No. 2 among liberal arts schools and highly ranked in all categories compiled by The Alumni Factor
Holy Cross is second among liberal arts schools and fifth overall in a new national ranking that examines how well colleges develop and shape their....
Holy Cross to Inaugurate Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., as 32nd President of the College
The College of the Holy Cross will inaugurate Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., as the 32nd president of the College on Friday, Sept. 14 at 3 p.m. at a....
‘Why Mega-Events May Not Mean Mega-Bucks’
The Wall Street Journal
In two separate articles by Carl Bialik of the Wall Street Journal, Victor Matheson, associate professor of economics at the College of the Holy....
Holy Cross Welcomes New Associate Dean for Student Life
Derek Zuckerman has joined the Office of Student Affairs at the College of the Holy Cross as the new associate dean for student life. He succeeds....
Holy Cross Names New Director of Donelan Office of Community-Based Learning
Following a national search, Michelle Sterk Barrett has been named the new director of the Donelan Office of Community-Based Learning at the College....
Holy Cross, City of Worcester and Worcester Public Library Foundation Introduce ‘Library Express’
City Council recognizes Holy Cross’ ongoing commitment to the city
At the College of the Holy Cross, the Worcester Public Library Foundation today unveiled the newly named Library Express—a state-of-the-art,....
Holy Cross Partners with City to Fund State-of-the-Art Mobile Library
At a press conference on the campus of the College of the Holy Cross overlooking the Worcester skyline, Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., President of....
Holy Cross Among Princeton Review’s 75 ‘Best Value’ Private Colleges for 2012
The Princeton Review named the College of the Holy Cross one of 75 “Best Value” private colleges for 2012. Based on institutional data and....
New Book Highlights Transformative Period in Holy Cross History
Fraternity recounts unforgettable story of mentorship, power of education
On April 4, 1968, the death of Martin Luther King Jr. shocked the nation. A few days later, the Boston-born priest Rev. John E. Brooks, S.J., then a....
“Figuring out how to pay for college”
FOX25 News - Boston
In a FOX25 special report on paying for college, Lynne Myers, director of financial aid at the College of the Holy Cross, and Ann McDermott,....
“Early applications on rise at colleges”
The Boston Globe
With the number of early applications on the rise at selective institutions across the country, Ann McDermott, director of admissions at the College....
“Women in the Church”
In an episode of Mysteries of the Church, an Emmy-nominated documentary style program based in New York that examines the many teachings and beliefs....
Holy Cross Announces Naming and New Initiative of Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture
McFarland Center Will Honor Retiring President; “Catholics and Cultures” to Focus on Global Catholicism
Before an audience of 400 alumni, parents and friends at the annual President’s Council dinner, the College of the Holy Cross announced that the....
Holy Cross Tops U.S. Colleges With Percent of Alumni in Congress
With three current members of the House of Representatives and one U.S. Senator among its graduates, the College of the Holy Cross has one of the....
Holy Cross Among U.S. News’ “Alumni’s Top 10 Most Loved Schools”
Alumni loyalty and school spirit run deep at the College of the Holy Cross, which was recently ranked ninth on U.S. News’ list of....
Free Tree Giveaway at Holy Cross
College to Partner with the Worcester Tree Initiative
On Saturday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. – noon, Holy Cross will host a free tree giveaway with the Worcester Tree Initiative, a nonprofit organization....
Holy Cross Religious Studies Professor Awarded 2011 Toshihide Numata Book Prize
Scholar recognized by the Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of California, Berkeley
Todd Lewis, professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross, has received the 2011 Toshihide Numata Book Prize from the Center for....
Kids Get in Free to Holy Cross Football Games at Fitton Field
The College of the Holy Cross has announced a special invitation to Crusader football fans and Worcester area families. This season, children aged 14....
Sept. 11 Anniversary Experts Available for Media Commentary and Analysis
Experts in a range of disciplines from the College of the Holy Cross are available to offer distinctive perspectives on the 10th anniversary of the....
“Anders Behring Breivik: Christian terrorist? Right-wing extremist? Madman?”
On Faith - Washington Post
In the wake of the bombing and massacre in Norway, Mathew Schmalz, associate professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross,....
Holy Cross Earns International Recognition for Student Recruitment Publications and Website
The College of the Holy Cross was honored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) with a 2011 Circle of Excellence Award for....
Dismas House Announces New Fellowship for Holy Cross Graduates
Shrewsbury resident Sarah Meng ’11 named first fellow
Sarah Meng, a 2011 graduate of the College of the Holy Cross, was named the inaugural Holy Cross Fellow for Dismas House of Massachusetts, Inc. ....
Holy Cross Names Vice President for Mission
Rev. Paul F. Harman, S.J., has been named to the new position of Vice President for Mission at the College of the Holy Cross, effective....
“College Town: Holy Cross Students Spend Four Weeks Studying British Theater”
The Telegram & Gazette’s weekly higher education column, College Town, highlighted one of the newest opportunities offered through the....
Record Number of Holy Cross Graduates Receive Fulbright Grants
10 new alumni to teach and conduct research abroad
Ten recent graduates from the College of the Holy Cross have been awarded Fulbright grants to work and teach abroad. This marks a record high....
Holy Cross Names Director of Finance
Dorothy A. Hauver, a certified public accountant with nearly 20 years audit and taxation experience, has been named director of finance and assistant....
Two Holy Cross Students Awarded Competitive Full-Tuition Science Scholarships
Clare Boothe Luce Scholarship Promotes Women in the Sciences
College of the Holy Cross students Katharine Chamberlin ’12 and Kelly Gilmore ’12 have been named this year’s recipients of Clare Boothe Luce....
Holy Cross, City Collaborate on Summer Programs Benefiting Worcester’s Youth
During a press conference at Sullivan Middle School on June 8, College of the Holy Cross President Michael C. McFarland, S.J., Worcester City Manager....
Holy Cross Junior Receives Prestigious National Science Scholarship
Kathryn Colelli, a member of the College of the Holy Cross class of 2013, has been awarded a Beckman Scholarship, to conduct high-level research on....
Holy Cross Faculty Recognized for Outstanding Scholarship and Student Advising
Two faculty member at the College of the Holy Cross—Robert Bellin, associate professor of biology, and Stephanie Yuhl, associate professor of....
Holy Cross Receives National Recognition for Community Service
College named to President’s Honor Roll with Distinction
The College of the Holy Cross has been named to the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its strong institutional....
Holy Cross President Receives Honorary Degree from Layfayette College
Lafayette College in Pennsylvania awarded an honorary doctorate to Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J., president of the College of the Holy Cross, at....
Holy Cross Names Next President
Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., of Georgetown, will become 32nd president of the College in January 2012
The College of the Holy Cross Board of Trustees has elected Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., as the College’s 32nd president. The vote was taken at....
Holy Cross Student Receives National Award for Leadership and Community Service
Worcester Resident Iris Sanxhaku ‘12 Named a Newman Civic Fellow
Iris Sanxhaku, a junior at the College of the Holy Cross, was named a Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact. She is one of just 135 students from....
“John Paul set to join the ‘blessed'”
The Boston Globe | Telegram & Gazette
In separate reports on the beatification of Pope John Paul II, the Boston Globe and the Telegram & Gazette sought out faculty experts at the....
Papal Experts Available to Comment on Beatification of Pope John Paul II
The following papal scholars from the College of the Holy Cross are available to comment on issues related to the beatification of Pope John Paul II....
Religious Studies Professor Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship
Buddhism scholar is fifth Holy Cross faculty member to receive award since 1995
Todd Lewis, professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross, has recently been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, a prestigious annual....
Weeks Before Robinson Delivers Commencement Address, Holy Cross Community Reflects on Her Writing
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson will address this year’s graduates and receive an honorary degree at Commencement on May 27.....
Science Ambassadors to Present “Hogwarts at Holy Cross” for Local Children
“Snape’s Dungeon” Event to Focus on “Potions” Chemistry Experiments
The College of the Holy Cross will present “Hogwarts at Holy Cross: Snape’s Dungeon” on Sunday, May 1 from 6- 8 p.m. in the Hogan Campus Center....
Holy Cross to Host 39th Annual Classics Day for High School Students
The College of the Holy Cross will hold the 39th Classics Day on Thursday, April 14. The day features a series of events relating to the study of....
Holy Cross President Emeritus to be Honored by New England Province of Jesuits
Rev. John E. Brooks, S.J., to Receive Esteemed Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam Award
The New England Province of Jesuits will present the Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam Award (AMDG) to Rev. John E. Brooks, S.J., president of the College of....
Research Disproves Belief that Dogs are Juvenile Wolves
Sophisticated 3-D Technology Aids in Analysis of Domestic Dog Evolution
According to a recent study by Abby Drake, Ph.D., a research assistant in the biology department at the College of the Holy Cross, the evolution of....
International Relations Scholar to Speak at Holy Cross
Andrew J. Bacevich, professor of international relations and history at Boston University, will present the Alexander Carson Lecture in U.S. History....
Holy Cross Employees Honored for Outstanding Service
Four employees of the College of the Holy Cross have received 2010 Claire B. Burns Awards. The awards program, now in its 15th year, was....
Award-Winning Poet and Author to Speak at Holy Cross
Award-winning poet, novelist, and non-fiction writer Sydney Lea will read from his poetry as part of the Visiting Writers Series at the College of....
Best-selling Author and South Africa Native Mark Mathabane to Speak at Holy Cross
Activist and best-selling author of “Kaffir Boy,” an autobiographical account of life under apartheid, Mark Mathabane will give a talk on....
Holy Cross Theatre Department Presents Depression Era Comedy-Drama “The Time of Your Life”
The department of theatre at the College of the Holy Cross presents William Saroyan’s “The Time of Your Life” April 7 – 9 and 14 –....
“Waiting for Superman” Screening and Discussion to Address American Education Crisis
Panel to Debate Controversial Documentary at Holy Cross
The College of the Holy Cross will screen the 2010 documentary “Waiting for Superman,” a groundbreaking and controversial critique of American....
Holy Cross Community to Perform Day of Service
Students, Alumni to Volunteer Locally and Nationally in 14th Annual Holy Cross Cares Day
More than 250 students, faculty, and staff from the College of the Holy Cross will participate in the 14th annual Holy Cross Cares Day on Saturday,....
Organist Bálint Karosi to Perform at Holy Cross
Hungarian concert organist Bálint Karosi will perform on Sunday, April 3, at 3 p.m. in St. Joseph Memorial Chapel at the College of the Holy Cross....
Lecture by Nobel Laureate to follow annual ‘Hogwarts’ event
“Hogwarts High” will feature hands-on science experiments designed for a high school-age audience
Chemist Roald Hoffmann will give a lecture, titled “Chemistry’s Essential Tensions: Three Views of a Science,” on Wednesday, April 6, at 8 p.m.....
Award-Winning Author Malena Watrous to Speak at Holy Cross
Award-winning author Malena Watrous will read from her work as part of the Visiting Writers Series at the College of the Holy Cross on Thursday,....
Novelist and Memoirist Andrew Krivak to Speak at Holy Cross
Novelist and memoirist Andrew Krivak will give a talk about the vocation of the writer on Wednesday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rehm Library at the....
Nativity School of Worcester Announces New President
Community Welcomes Back Founding Principal Alex Zequeira
The Nativity School of Worcester has announced the hiring of its next president Alex Zequeira, an experienced educator, administrator and coach. ....
Holy Cross Conference to Address Future of Community Organizing
Leaders in the field of community organizing, including Harvard sociologist Mark Warren and Marshall Ganz, nationally-renowned field organizer and....
Holy Cross to Participate in Citywide Book Drive
The College of the Holy Cross has teamed up with the Colleges of Worcester Consortium in the city’s fifth annual “Give A Book” drive. ....
Eminent Mathematician to Give Annual Sulski Memorial Lecture at Holy Cross
Carolyn S. Gordon, the Benjamin Cheney Professor of Mathematics at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H., will give the 18th annual Leonard C. Sulski....
Holy Cross to Present Lectures Exploring Changes in Catholicism
The Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture at the College of the Holy Cross will present a number of distinguished speakers in March who will offer....
Organist Renee Anne Louprette to Perform at Holy Cross
Concert organist Renee Anne Louprette will perform Sunday, March 20 at 3 p.m. in St. Joseph Memorial Chapel at the College of the Holy Cross, as part....
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author to Deliver Commencement Address
Novelist and essayist Marilynne Robinson will receive an honorary degree from the College of the Holy Cross and address this year’s graduates....
Holy Cross Launches Online Resource for Neighbors
New website designed for residents of College Hill, South Worcester and Quinsigamond Village
The College of the Holy Cross has launched a new online resource expressly designed for Worcester residents who live near the Holy Cross campus.....
Holy Cross’ Alternate College Theatre Presents The Drowsy Chaperone
The Alternate College Theatre (ACT) at the College of the Holy Cross will present the Tony Award-winning musical The Drowsy Chaperone, Feb. 10 – 12....
Editor of Catholic Journal to Lecture on Religion and Politics at Holy Cross
Paul Baumann, editor of Commonweal Magazine, will give a lecture titled “Religious Identity in a Pluralistic Age: Liberal, Conservative, or Just....
Lectures to Focus on Freshwater Scarcity and Extinction of Species
Yearlong Series on Environment Continues at Holy Cross
Steven Solomon, author of Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization (HarperCollins, 2010), and Kierán Suckling ‘88, founder and....
Jesuit Scholar at Holy Cross to Examine Cinematic Interpretations of Jesus, Gospel
Rev. Lloyd Baugh, S.J., a visiting international Jesuit scholar at the College of the Holy Cross this semester, will give a lecture on the....
Yearlong Celebration of Jesuits’ Global Impact and Holy Cross’ Heritage Continues
The Holy Cross Community will continue its yearlong celebration of the College’s Jesuit heritage with spring events highlighting the global....
Scholars to Examine Role of Mary in Modern Russian Culture
Two-day symposium a collaboration of Holy Cross and Museum of Russian Icons
The College of the Holy Cross and the Museum of Russian Icons will present a two-day symposium titled “Framing Mary: The Mother of God in Modern....
Grant Will Bring Nobel Laureate to Holy Cross, Create Chemistry Research Fellowships
Richard Herrick, professor of chemistry at the College of the Holy Cross, has received a Jean Dreyfus Boissevain Lectureship in the Chemical Sciences....
Holy Cross Names New Chief Investment Officer
Timothy Jarry ’00 has been named chief investment officer at the College of the Holy Cross. He officially began his new position on Jan. 1, 2011.....
Holy Cross Earns Top Honors for New Admissions Website and Publications
The College of the Holy Cross has received top awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District I Communication....
Holy Cross’ Cantor Art Gallery Presents Art of Africa
Exhibit features private collection of Worcester native, founder of the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross presents Art of Africa: Objects from the Collection of Warren Robbins,....
Holy Cross Chemistry Professor Named Distinguished O’Rorke Professor in the Liberal Arts
Richard S. Herrick, professor of chemistry at the College of the Holy Cross, has been named the College’s second Edward A. O’Rorke Professor in....
Best and Worst College Web Sites for Blind Students
The College of the Holy Cross ranked 13th in a new list of the best and worst college websites for blind students. Published in the Chronicle of....
Merry Christmas? No, Happy Holidays: I’m with the secularists in the so-called ‘War on Christmas’
In an op-ed defending the phrase “Happy Holidays,” author Edward O’Donnell, associate professor of history at the College of the Holy....
NBA, NFL lockouts could hit NYC hard
With the possibility of 2011 NBA and NFL season cancellations in New York City and concern over the potential negative effects on the city’s....
Nuns and NCAA Hoops
How Catholic schools do a better job graduating student-athletes.
In a story about colleges lowering their academic standards in order to recruit more competitive athletic teams, Holy Cross President Michael C.....