Leading Christian Conservative Scholar to Speak at Holy Cross
Robert P. George, considered one of America’s most influential Christian conservative thinkers, will give a lecture on “Natural Law, God, and....
Writer and Environmental Activist Jenny Price to Give Reading on Campus
Jenny Price, writer and environmental activist, will give a reading as part of the Working Writers Series on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Rehm....
Holy Cross Presents the Seelos Film Series for Spring 2013
The following films will be shown at the Seelos Theater at the College of the Holy Cross. All films are free and open to the public on a....
Yale Professor to Lecture on Burial Rites in Modern Fiction
Pericles Lewis, an expert on literary modernism at Yale University, will give a free, public talk titled “Burial of the Dead in Modern Fiction,”....
Holy Cross to Lead Discussion on Conflict Between Vatican and Nuns
The College of the Holy Cross will hold a panel discussion on the current conflict between the Vatican and the leadership community for American nuns....
Holy Cross to Host Business Ethics Symposium
Bruce Weinstein, Ph.D., ‘The Ethics Guy’ to give keynote address
The College of the Holy Cross will host an Ethics in Business Symposium on Thursday, Jan. 24 from 6 – 7 p.m. in the Hogan Campus Center, Jenks....
Cantor Art Gallery to Display Southeast Asian Textile Exhibit
Research by Holy Cross Prof. and students is basis for
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will feature an exhibition of Southeast Asian textiles titled....
College Holding Events to Honor MLK’s Legacy
Breakfast to mark 50th Anniversary of Dr. King
The College of the Holy Cross will hold a special celebration “Sharing the Dream: 50 Years Later,” in honor of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin....
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....
Two Holy Cross Seniors Awarded Science Scholarships
Emma Colbert and Stephanie Craig, both members of the College of the Holy Cross class of 2013, are the recipients of Clare Booth Luce Scholarships,....
Campus Activities Board Recognized for Programming Excellence
The Campus Activities Board (CAB) at the College of the Holy Cross received an Excellence in Programming Award from the National Association for....
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,....
President Boroughs to Serve Midnight Breakfast to Students
With finals period and study sessions in full swing, administrators at the College of the Holy Cross—including President Rev. Philip L. Boroughs,....
Men’s Basketball and Hockey Teams to Collect Toys for Tots
Bring a new, unwrapped toy and receive a discount ticket
On Saturday, Dec. 8, the Holy Cross men’s basketball and men’s ice hockey teams are joining forces to support Toys for Tots. Fans who....
Holy Cross Professor Receives Prestigious Book Award for Study of Religion, Motherhood, and Poverty
Susan Crawford Sullivan, assistant professor of sociology and an Edward Bennett Williams Fellow at the College of the Holy Cross, recently received....
Worcester Attorney Named General Counsel at Holy Cross
Worcester attorney Vincent F. O’Rourke, Jr., who has represented the College of the Holy Cross in various capacities since 1981 when he joined the....
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....
Students to Hold Weightlifting Competition to Fight Cancer
Proceeds to benefit Worcester-based PINK Revolution
The Fifth Annual Benching for Breast Cancer Fundraiser will take place Friday, Dec. 7 at 5:30 p.m. in the Hart Center’s Varsity Weight Room at the....
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....
Holy Cross’ Alternate College Theatre to Present Rambunctious Comedy ‘Psycho Beach Party’
The College of the Holy Cross’ Alternate College Theatre (ACT) will present “Psycho Beach Party” written by Charles Busch and directed by....
Three Holy Cross Students Awarded Scholarships to Pursue Teaching Careers
Three students at the College of the Holy Cross—William J. Geddes ’14, Matthew D. McCormick ’14, and Zachary R. Kenny ’13—have been honored....
Holy Cross to Sponsor Lunch Time Skating on Worcester Common Oval
Headed out for your lunch break? Beginning on Wednesday, Dec. 5, enjoy a relaxing skate during your lunch hour or maybe get in a quick workout?....
Four Holy Cross Professors Recognized for Teaching, Scholarship and Service
Four members of the College of the Holy Cross faculty have been honored with the Arthur J. O’Leary Faculty Recognition Award. These $12,000....
Holy Cross Mock Trial Celebrates First Place Finish in Invitational Tournament at Coast Guard Academy
The College of the Holy Cross placed first in the sixth annual Guardian Invitational Mock Trial tournament, which was held at the Coast Guard Academy....
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,....
Harvard Political Scientist to Share Survey Findings on Role of Religion in Public Life
Robert D. Putnam, Harvard professor and co-author of “American Grace: How Religion Divides Us and Unites Us” (Simon and Schuster, 2010), will....
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....
Washington Semester Prize Winner to Give Talk on Relationship Between Politics and Religion
The College of the Holy Cross’ Center for Interdisciplinary and Special Studies has selected Travis LaCouter ’13, a political science and....
28 Holy Cross Students to be Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society
Twenty-eighty students from the class of 2013 at the College of the Holy Cross will be inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society, on....
Holy Cross Biology Major Studies Climate Change on the Hudson River
Craig Connolly, a member of the class of 2013 at the College of the Holy Cross, is no stranger to scientific research, but after working with the....
Holy Cross History Professor Receives Distinguished Teaching Award
Three faculty members honored for 25 years of service to the College
Theresa M. McBride, professor of history, and a member of the College of the Holy Cross faculty since 1973, received the 2012 Distinguished Teaching....
Holy Cross Alumnus and Author Mark Shriver ’86 to Deliver Talk About His Father, Sargent Shriver
Open to the public, talk will be followed by book signing
Holy Cross alumnus Mark Shriver ’86, senior vice president for U.S. programs for Save the Children, will give a talk about his father, the subject....
French Organists to Perform as Part of Holy Cross Chapel Artists Series
Duo to play music of Jean Langlais, acclaimed blind organist and composer
French organists Sylvie Mallet and Marie-Louise Langlais will perform as part of the 2012-13 Holy Cross Chapel Artists Series. The concert will....
Holy Cross Chapel Artists Series Performance Dedicated to Late College President Fr. Brooks
Four artists—Ann Hobson Pilot, harpist; Carol Lieberman, violinist; Michael Calmès, tenor; and James David Christie, organist— will collaborate....
‘Community Threads: Seven Hills Saori Weaving Project’ to be displayed at Holy Cross
Showcase celebrates local artists with disabilities during second installation of groundbreaking
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will exhibit weavings produced by individuals participating in the Saori....
Holy Cross Alumna to Speak About Growing Up Muslim in a Post-9/11 World
Event part of College’s 40th anniversary celebration of coeducation
Holy Cross alumna and former Fulbright scholar Kathleen Cain ’81, will give a talk titled “Growing up Muslim in Post-9/11 America: Identity and....
New York Times Best-Selling Novelist Lauren Groff to Speak at Holy Cross
Lauren Groff, New York Times best-selling novelist and award-winning fiction writer, will give a reading as part of the Working Writers Series on....
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 Theatre Department to Present Renowned Feminist Drama ‘Machinal’
The department of theatre at the College of the Holy Cross will present “Machinal” written by Sophie Treadwell and directed by Edward Isser,....
Holy Cross Lecture to Address Catholic Conscience in the Voting Booth
Auxiliary Bishop Robert McElroy, Archdiocese of San Francisco, will give a free, public lecture titled “Catholicism, Citizenship and Conscience:....
Holy Cross Junior Recognized for Commitment to HIV/AIDS Patients
Alexandra “Sasha” Fairchok ’14 Awarded Good Citizen Scholarship from Citizens Bank
From a young age, Alexandra “Sasha” Fairchock ’14 has devoted her life to helping others—especially those affected by HIV and AIDS. As a....
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....
The Holy Cross Music Department Announces the Fall 2012 Concert Series
The music department at the College of the Holy Cross will present the following musical performances on campus during fall 2012. All events are free....
Curators of Groundbreaking Exhibit, Featuring Work of Artists with Disabilities, to Speak At Holy Cross
The College of the Holy Cross will host the curators of the groundbreaking exhibit “Create,” currently on display in the Iris and B. Gerald....
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....
College to Celebrate Life and Work of Late Prof. Joanna Ziegler
Brown University prof. to give inaugural lecture on 'Seeing, Thinking, and Living'
Harold Roth, professor of East Asian studies and director of the Contemplative Studies Initiative at Brown University, will give a talk titled....
Poet and Nonfiction Writer Christopher Merrill to Give Talk on Vocation of the Writer
Christopher Merrill, author and former William H. Jenks Chair in American Letters at the College of the Holy Cross, will give a talk as part of the....
Abuse of Children in Ireland Subject of Theatre Performance at Holy Cross
Irish playwright, actor and politician Gerard Mannix Flynn will give a special performance of “James X,” his one-man play recounting the....
Fourteen Holy Cross Graduates Join Teach For America
College again among top contributors to program
For the fourth year in a row, Holy Cross is a top contributor to Teach For America, a nonprofit organization that sends graduating seniors into....
Acclaimed Author Eyal Press to Speak as Part of Holy Cross Second-Year Opportunities Program
Eyal Press, acclaimed author of “Beautiful Souls: Saying No, Breaking Ranks, and Heeding the Voice of Conscience in Dark Times” (Farrar, Strauss....
Contemporary Artist Alexis Rockman to Speak at Holy Cross
Talk to focus on intersection of environmentalism and art
Contemporary artist Alexis Rockman will give a presentation titled “Picturing the Unimaginable” on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 5 p.m. in Seelos....
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 Lecture to Address Trafficking of Human Organs
UC Berkeley anthropologist exposed ring of organ sellers in N.Y., N.J. and Israel
Esteemed medical anthropologist Nancy Scheper-Hughes, the Chancellor’s Professor at University of California at Berkeley, will give a lecture....
Political Scholar to Deliver Talk on Federalism at Holy Cross
Lecture is Part of the College’s Observance of Constitution Day
Marc Landy, professor of political science at Boston College, will give a talk titled “Taking Federalism Seriously” at 4 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 17....
Award-Winning Author and Holy Cross Prof. to Give a Reading as Part of Working Writers Series
Leila Philip, associate professor of English at the College of the Holy Cross and award-winning author, will give a reading as part of the Working....
Italian Organist to Kick Off Annual Holy Cross Chapel Artists Series
Italian Organist Francesco Cera, will perform the first concert of the 2012-13 Holy Cross Chapel Artists Series. The concert will take place....
Holy Cross Hires 14 New Faculty Members for 2012-13 Academic Year
The Office of the Dean at the College of the Holy Cross announces the hiring of 14 new faculty members—one endowed chair, 11 tenure-track positions....
Holy Cross Lecture to Consider Implications of Supreme Court Ruling on Affirmative Action in College Admissions
Harvard Law professor and author Randall Kennedy will review the upcoming Supreme Court case on affirmative action, Fisher v. University of Texas at....
Holy Cross Announces Fall 2012 Seelos Film Series Schedule
The following films will be shown at the Seelos Theater at the College of the Holy Cross. All films are free and open to the public on a....
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....
Holy Cross Dining Receives Top Honors at National Conference
Holy Cross Dining has received top honors in this year’s national Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards contest, receiving Gold and the Grand Prize for the....
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 Announces New Ticket Programs to Benefit Worcester Kids and City Residents
At a press conference at the South Worcester Neighborhood Improvement Corporation (SWNIC), Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president of the College of....
Holy Cross to Host National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference
More than 300 students from 26 Jesuit schools to volunteer in Worcester
More than 300 students and professionals from Jesuit institutions across the nation will travel to the College of the Holy Cross to take part in the....
Cantor Art Gallery to Showcase ‘Create’; 135 Works by Artists with Disabilities
Groundbreaking San Francisco Bay exhibit to make its Northeast debut at Holy Cross
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will exhibit artwork produced over the last 20 years at the leading....
Four Faculty Members Promoted at Holy Cross
Four faculty members at the College of the Holy Cross have been promoted to the rank of professor. These promotions will be in effect for the....
Diane Brady and Fr. John Brooks to Discuss ‘Fraternity,’ Book Based on Transformative Period in Holy Cross History
Worcester Historical Museum Talk to be followed by book signing
Worcester Historical Museum and the College of the Holy Cross present “Fraternity: A Discussion with Author Diane Brady and Father John Brooks,”....
The Currier Museum of Art to Feature an Exhibition by Holy Cross Professor Cristi Rinklin
New artwork to be on display June 9 – Sept. 9
This summer, the Currier Museum of Art, in Manchester, N.H., will feature a new site-specific installation by Cristi Rinklin, associate professor of....
Student Environmental Group Transforms Trash into Treasure
Eco-Action, a student-run environmental group at the College of the Holy Cross, will sponsor “Trash or Treasure,” from Friday, May 11 to....
Holy Cross Varsity Club Announces Yearly Award Winners
The Holy Cross Varsity Club announced its yearly awards at its 57th annual dinner, held on Saturday, May 5, at the Hogan Campus Center. Leading 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 volunteer each semester to....
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....
Baseball To Hold “Pediatric Cancer Awareness Day”
On Saturday, April 28, the Holy Cross baseball team will host “Pediatric Cancer Awareness Day” at Fitton Field during its game versus....
Duo to Perform Concert for Piano, Percussion and Electronics
Guest artists Stephen Drury and Stuart Gerber will perform a concert of music for piano, percussion and electronics on Thursday, April 26 at 8 p.m.....
The Cantor Art Gallery Presents ‘Sun Boxes’ at the Hogan Campus Center
Musician and artist Craig Colorusso harnesses the sun
EDITOR’S NOTE: Due to inclement weather, the sound installation has been postponed to May 6 and 7. The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at....
Works by Graduating Seniors in the Cantor Art Gallery Display Diverse Academic Interests and Talents
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross presents “in•FIN•ity: Works from the 2012 Senior Concentration....
Holy Cross Theater Department to Premiere Original Production ‘Shackled Spirits’
The College of the Holy Cross theatre department will present an original multi-media dance-drama titled “Shackled Spirits” directed by Lynn....
Science Ambassadors to Present ‘Hogwarts at Holy Cross’ for Local Children
Event will focus on solving mysteries using science and logic
The College of the Holy Cross will present “Hogwarts at Holy Cross” on Saturday, April 14 from 6 – 8 p.m. in the Hogan Campus Center....
Internationally Renowned Organist David Briggs to Close Holy Cross Chapel Artist Series
Internationally renowned organist David Briggs will be performing on Sunday, April 29 at 3 p.m. in St. Joseph Memorial Chapel at the College of the....
Holy Cross to Host 40th Annual Classics Day for High School Students
The College of the Holy Cross will hold its 40th annual Classics Day on Thursday, April 12. The day features a series of events relating to the....
Harvard Med School Prof. to Deliver Lecture on Social Media and Eating Disorders
Dr. Anne E. Becker will give a talk titled “Is ‘Secondhand’ Media Exposure a Risk Factor for Eating Disorders?” on Tuesday, April 10 at 4....
World Premiere by Renowned Composer and Holy Cross Prof. Shirish Korde to Highlight Boston Musica Viva Concert
Boston Musica Viva (BMV), Boston’s first professional contemporary music ensemble, will present a concert titled “Origins,” which will....
Award-winning Filmmaker to Screen Debut Film ‘In the Family’ at Holy Cross
Patrick Wang’s acclaimed film to be released nationwide this spring
Screenwriter, director and actor Patrick Wang will be at the College of the Holy Cross on Thursday, April 12, to discuss his film “In the....
Crusader Baseball to Hold ‘Team IMPACT Day’
Six-year-old cancer survivor to throw first pitch
On Wednesday, April 4, the Holy Cross baseball program will host its first ever “Team IMPACT Day” at Fitton Field during its game versus....
Holy Cross Alumna to Lecture on Ethics of Industrialized Food
Gabriella Petrick ’89, associate professor of nutrition, food studies and history at George Mason University, will return to her alma mater, the....
Healthcare Pioneer Paul Farmer to Deliver Commencement Address at Holy Cross
Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J., former College president, among honorary degree recipients
Paul Farmer, founding director of Partners In Health, will receive an honorary degree from the College of the Holy Cross and address this year’s....
Holy Cross to Host Relay for Life
Students anticipate start of big tradition at College
Students at the College of the Holy Cross will host the third annual Relay for Life from 5:45 p.m. on Friday, April 13 to 12 p.m. on Saturday, April....
Washington Semester Prize Winner to Give Lecture on Voter ID
The College of the Holy Cross’ Center for Interdisciplinary and Special Studies has selected James Fisher ‘13, a political science major from....
Holy Cross’ Working Writers Series Presents Fiction Writer Danielle Evans
Fiction writer Danielle Evans will host a discussion of the writer’s craft on Thursday, March 28 at 3:30 p.m. in Fenwick 330 and give a reading as....
Holy Cross and Goodwill Team Up for Earth Day
The College of the Holy Cross and Goodwill are teaming up for a donation drive April 16 and 17 from 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. in the Hogan Campus....
Holy Cross Community to Perform Day of Service
Students, alumni to volunteer locally and nationally in 15th annual Holy Cross Cares Day
More than 300 students, faculty, and staff from the College of the Holy Cross will participate in the 15th annual Holy Cross Cares Day on Saturday,....
Chris Matthews ’67 of MSNBC’S ‘Hardball’ to Speak at Holy Cross
Talk to be followed by signing of new book
Chris Matthews ‘67, host of MSNBC’s “Hardball with Chris Matthews” and NBC’s “The Chris Matthews Show,” will give a talk about his new....
Five Holy Cross Employees Honored for Outstanding Service
Five employees of the College of the Holy Cross have received 2011 Claire B. Burns Awards. The awards program, now in its 14th year, was established....
Finance Leader Donna Winn ’76 to Speak at Holy Cross
Advocate for women's financial literacy, survivor of cancer and 9/11 attacks
Donna Winn ’76, a veteran of the financial industry, will deliver the Thomas More Lecture on Faith, Work and Civic Life on Tuesday, March 20 at....
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....
Acclaimed Author Scott Russell Sanders to Talk About Writer’s Vocation at Holy Cross
Scott Russell Sanders, acclaimed author of more than 20 books of fiction and nonfiction, will give the annual Vocation of the Writer address on....
Cutting-Edge Bugallo-Williams Piano Duo to Perform at Holy Cross
The Bugallo-Williams Piano Duo—Helena Bugallo and Amy Williams—will perform a concert of prepared piano music on Tuesday, March 13 at 8 p.m. in....
Faculty Promotions Announced at Holy Cross
Five faculty members at the College of the Holy Cross have been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure. Melissa A. Boyle ’00,....