‘I LOVE HC’ Fundraising Challenge a Record-Breaking Success
6100-plus donors raise $1.8 million in 24 hours
This past Feb. 14 was a Valentine’s Day for the books. The record books, that is! For 24 hours, the Holy Cross community was challenged to show its....
Holy Cross Faculty Member Recognized for Contributions to Catholic Higher Education
Thomas Landy, director of the Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J., Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture at the College of the Holy Cross, was awarded....
Time-Lapse Video: 13 Inches of Snow Blanket Campus
Over a foot of snow fell on Mount St. James on Feb. 9, 2017, and the College’s three campus webcams captured the action in this one-minute....
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....
Video, Photo Gallery: Holy Cross Wishes You a Merry Christmas
With lights strung and snow frosting the ivy-covered buildings of campus, the College of the Holy Cross has come to life this winter with the warmth....
Video: Holy Cross History Professor Featured in PBS Pearl Harbor Documentary
Edward O’Donnell, associate professor of history at the College of the Holy Cross, was recently featured in the PBS documentary special “Pearl....
Video: Two-Time Heisman Candidate Gordie Lockbaum ’88 Featured by ESPN in ‘30 for 30 Short’
Gordie Lockbaum ’88, two-time Heisman Trophy candidate and Holy Cross Hall of Famer, was recently the subject of an ESPN 30 for 30 Short titled....
Video: Holy Cross Students are ‘More Engaged’
Holy Cross enriches every dimension of the student experience — from renowned, engaged faculty to hands-on learning opportunities — both on our....
Video: Take a Look at Campus Life After the Sun Sets
Learn more about campus clubs and organizations at annual Co-Curricular Extravaganza
What is life like on the College of the Holy Cross campus after the sun sets?
Photo Gallery, Video: Class of 2020 Receives A Holy Cross Welcome on Move-In Day
Up College Hill and through the gates of campus, cars filled with books, bins, and eager first-year students arrived at the College of the Holy Cross....
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....
Video: Total Giving to Holy Cross Breaks Record With $46.7 Million Raised
College surpasses 50 percent participation in alumni giving
A total of 21,074 alumni, parents, students, employees, and friends made gifts to the College in the past year. For the 10th consecutive year, the....
Video: Spring Blooms on Holy Cross Campus
From student-filled greens across campus to the vibrant flowers lining our walkways, spring has taken root at Holy Cross. The sun’s welcomed warmth....
Video: Class of 2016 Shares What’s Next
Whatever their chosen paths, members of the class of 2016 promise to, in the words of St. Ignatius, “set the world on fire.” Rich Holy Cross....
‘Major in Anything…Succeed in Business’
Holy Cross Magazine
At first, the first year student from New York City was thinking of majoring in psychology, then he turned his attention to economics. Later on, he....
Photo Gallery, Video: Obama Advisor Broderick Johnson ’78 Speaks on ‘My Brother’s Keeper,’ Other White House Initiatives
College of the Holy Cross alumnus Broderick Johnson ’78 returned to campus March 30 to discuss his work on behalf of President Obama as....
Crusaders Win Patriot League Championship
Junior forward Malachi Alexander totaled 26 points, nine rebounds and three assists, as the Holy Cross men’s basketball team defeated Lehigh 59-56....
Men’s Basketball Knocks Off Bucknell In Double Overtime Thriller
Junior forward Malachi Alexander totaled 20 points, eight rebounds, three assists and two steals, as the Holy Cross men’s basketball team defeated....
New Webcams Provide Live Video Stream of Campus, Contemplative Center
Four new webcams provide a 24/7, high definition video stream of different locations at Holy Cross. The webcam videos work across all devices,....
Photo Gallery: Contemplative Center Architectural Concepts Come to Fruition
Thanks in part to a cooperative winter, construction on the Thomas P. Joyce ’59 Contemplative Center is moving along swiftly and steadily. Concrete....
Video: Winter on the Hill Is All About Making Memories
Winter at Holy Cross — a time to cement friendships by creating cherished memories. A glistening snow-covered campus plays host to impromptu....
Video, Photo Gallery: Holy Cross Wishes You a Merry and Peaceful Christmas
Watch the Holy Cross Chamber Singers perform “Carol of the Bells”
From the music of the College Choir and Chamber Orchestra filling the chapel, to students laughing over gingerbread houses, the sights and sounds of....
Video: The Splendor of Autumn on Mount St. James
Is there any place more beautiful and exciting than Mount St. James in the fall? The New England air becomes cool and crisp. The leaves turn....
Photo Gallery, Video: Campus Conversations and Discussion Connect Students with Distinguished Alumni
On Sept. 18, students had the special opportunity to hear from and interact with the five alumni selected as this year’s Sanctae Crucis....
Video: Holy Cross Faculty Offer Multidisciplinary Analysis of Pope’s Encyclical on Environment
In advance of Pope Francis’ historic visit to the United States, a multidisciplinary panel of Holy Cross faculty shared their perspectives on his....
Video: Holy Cross Community Members Celebrate Pope’s Historic U.S. Visit
Pope Francis, the world’s first Jesuit pope, made an historic trip to the U.S. last week, stopping in Washington D.C, New York City and....
Photo Gallery, Video: Members of Class of 2019 Move Into Their New Home
Hundreds of volunteers greet newest members of the Holy Cross community
The steady stream of packed cars making their way up College Hill and snaking through Gate 7 on the morning of Aug. 29 signaled the start of....
Video: Idyllic Summer Months Bring Different Feel to Holy Cross Campus
From longer days to lush lawns and trees to colorful garden beds, the resplendent beauty of the Holy Cross campus shines most brightly during the....
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....
Reunion 2015: A Time to Reconnect, Reminisce and Remember
Among Holy Cross’ many points of pride are its alumni and their loyalty to alma mater. Never is this pride more on display than during Reunion....
Holy Cross Awards 724 Bachelor of Arts Degrees During Commencement Exercises
Public interest lawyer Bryan Stevenson dares grads to change the world
In an extemporaneous address at the College’s 169th Commencement Exercises held on May 22, social justice advocate Bryan Stevenson challenged....
Senior Spotlight: Holy Cross Is the Place to Strive Academically and Athletically, Says Evan Ocello
NAME Evan Ocello HOMETOWN Camarinollo, Calif. STUDIES Chemistry major BEYOND THE CLASSROOM Varsity baseball captain (all-time steals leader at Holy....
Senior Spotlight: Holy Cross Provides Small Campus with Big Reputation, says Valedictorian Nick Cormier
NAME Nicholas Cormier HOMETOWN Feeding Hills, Mass. STUDIES Biology and sociology major, premedical concentration FENWICK SCHOLAR Cormier had an....
Senior Spotlight: Liberal Arts Education Connects Science and the Social Sciences for Raven Tukes
NAME Raven Tukes HOMETOWN Morrow, Ga. STUDIES Chinese language major, education studies minor BEYOND THE CLASSROOM Student Programs for Urban....
Senior Spotlight: Unique Experiences at Holy Cross Develop Students, Says Camille Santrach
NAME Camille Santrach HOMETOWN North Oaks, Minn. STUDIES History major, Resistance, Revolution and Reaction concentration BEYOND THE CLASSROOM....
Video: Students Celebrate Purple Pride Day
Tyson Youngs ’17 gets the campus excited for Purple Pride Day 2017. Video by Tom Rettig Students on campus are celebrating the annual Purple Pride....
Video: Alumni Couples Share Their Tales of Love
Video by Tom Rettig After they cross the commencement stage, Holy Cross students leave campus with an academic degree that will serve them well in....
Holy Cross Launches Groundbreaking Web Resource for Exploring Catholic Practice Around the World
The College of the Holy Cross has launched an ambitious online global initiative called Catholics & Cultures (www.catholicsandcultures.org). The....
Video, Photo Gallery: Christmastime at Holy Cross is a Sight to See
Watch as College Choir performs ‘For Unto Us a Child is Born’
Exhibit A that this is the most wonderful time of the year: the Holy Cross campus. From festive decorations to sounds of the season to snow gently....
Video: What is CreateLab?
Innovative Team-Taught Class Encourages Students to Take Risks
Video by Tom Rettig “CreateLab is… I wouldn’t even call it an experimental course, it’s more of an experiment,” explains Leah Hager....
Student Video Profile: Oswaldo Subillaga ’16
‘At Holy Cross, I’ve always felt accompanied on the route we travel toward success’
‘At Holy Cross, I’ve always felt accompanied on the route we travel toward success’ ‘En Holy Cross siempre me he sentido acompañado en ese....
Video, Photo Gallery: Students Meet With Neil deGrasse Tyson in Exclusive Seminar
YouTube video of astrophysicist giving 6-year-old audience member life advice goes viral
Photography and video by Tom Rettig, Christian R. Santillo, Dan Vaillancourt On Thursday, Nov. 13, Neil deGrasse Tyson, American astrophysicist and....
Video: Fall Foliage Makes for Breathtaking Scenes on Holy Cross Campus
New England is known for its foliage, and the Holy Cross campus — nestled on a hillside in Central Massachusetts — provides the perfect setting....
Artist-in-Residence Cristina Pato and Renowned Composer Osvaldo Golijov to Lead Concert and Panel Discussion
'Time, Memory & Identity' theme to be explored; musicians from Boston-based ensemble 'A Far Cry' to perform
College of the Holy Cross artist-in-residence Cristina Pato and Loyola Professor of Music Osvaldo Golijov will lead a concert and panel discussion on....
Environmental Champion Slottje ’89 on Crusade to Protect America Against Fracking
Winner of top environmental prize to visit Holy Cross for panel discussion
Attorney Helen Holden Slottje ’89, who has helped organize bans against hydraulic fracturing (or, “fracking”) in dozens of New York....
Strong Alumni Support Makes for Record-Breaking Year in Giving to Holy Cross
Despite national trends indicating a decline in alumni participation rates at many institutions, Holy Cross once again surpassed 50 percent donor....
Video: Galician Bagpiper Cristina Pato Kicks Off Arts Initiative With Rousing Performance
Students, faculty, staff and members of the general public who showed up to the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom recently for the launch of a new arts....
‘African community leaders call for Nigeria to respond to kidnappings’
NECN/Worcester News Tonight
In a recent segment for Worcester News Tonight, Munya Munochiveyi, assistant professor of history at the College of the Holy Cross, offered his....
Senior Spotlight: Valedictorian Jeff Reppucci Made Impact on Campus and Around the World
NAME Jeffrey Reppucci HOMETOWN Newburyport, Mass. STUDIES Russian major BEYOND THE CLASSROOM Co-founder and president of Students Helping Children....
Senior Spotlight: Jesuit, Liberal Arts Education Provides Enriching Experience for Lily Meehan
NAME Lily Meehan HOMETOWN Wayne, Penn. STUDIES French and art history double major BEYOND THE CLASSROOM Senior interviewer, outreach e-board member,....
Senior Spotlight: Supportive Community, Strong Academics Distinguish Holy Cross, Says Meiling May
NAME Meiling May HOMETOWN Las Vegas STUDIES Biology major, College Honors Program BEYOND THE CLASSROOM Research assistant in the laboratory of Ann....
Senior Spotlight: Holy Cross Is Community Where Everyone Matters, Says William Geddes
NAME William Geddes HOMETOWN Cumberland, R.I. STUDIES Physics major, education minor, Teacher Education Program, and College Honors Program BEYOND....
Senior Spotlight: Academics, Athletics, Community Service Make for Rich College Experience, Says Gary Acquah
NAME Gary Acquah HOMETOWN Bronx, N.Y. STUDIES Sociology major, Deaf studies minor BEYOND THE CLASSROOM Holy Cross varsity football captain, Patriot....
‘NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams’ Showcases Holy Cross and Working for Worcester Project
Senior Jeffrey Reppucci Helps to Rebuild His College Town
On May 6, the College of the Holy Cross and the Working for Worcester project took a place in the national spotlight as “NBC Nightly News with....
Holy Cross Featured on ‘Chronicle’ TV Newsmagazine
The College of the Holy Cross was included in a recent “Chronicle” segment highlighting the city of Worcester. The segment, which aired on April....
Video: First-Year Students Contemplate New Chapter in Life at Escape Retreat
Video by Kate Benjamin ’15 Held twice each fall semester, the 24-hour Escape Retreat is designed for all first-year students, Catholic and....
Video: PBS Airs Television Premiere of ‘Azul’ by Music Professor Osvaldo Golijov
New York Philharmonic with Yo-Yo Ma perform cello concerto
“Azul,” a critically-acclaimed cello concerto by Osvaldo Golijov, Loyola Professor of Music at the College of the Holy Cross, received its....
Video: Holy Cross a Cappella Groups Perform Christmas Classics
It was standing room only for the annual Holiday a Cappella concert in the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom on Dec. 3. And it was no wonder —....
Video, Photo Gallery: Nathan Pine Named Athletic Director at Holy Cross
WORCESTER, Mass. – Nathan Pine, currently deputy athletic director at the University of Maryland, will become the next athletic director at the....
Video: Student Support Helps Men’s Hockey Score Wins
The Holy Cross men’s hockey team defeated Sacred Heart, 4-3, at the Hart Center during the Atlantic Hockey opener earlier this month, and the....
Video: How Liberal Arts Education Enhances Careers in the Arts
As part of the ongoing series, “Holy Cross On the Road” traveled this fall to New York City to showcase the best of the College’s arts....
Video: Five Holy Cross Alumni Honored With Sanctae Crucis Awards
Having trouble viewing the video? Watch it on YouTube. Holy Cross takes justifiable pride in its clearly articulated and widely “lived” mission....
Video: Music Department Hits All the Right Notes, Students Say
The music department at Holy Cross is distinctive among nationally-ranked liberal arts colleges for its quality, range, and robust offerings. There....
Video: Hundreds Make Positive Impact in Worcester as Part of Community Outreach Efforts
Video by Kate Benjamin ’15 More than 700 members of the Holy Cross community lived out the Jesuit call to be “men and women for....
Senior Spotlight: Faculty Mentorship Opens New Doors for Christine Freije
NAME Christine Freije HOMETOWN Worcester, Mass. STUDIES Theatre major in the College Honors Program BEYOND THE CLASSROOM President of the Alternate....
Senior Spotlight: As Mission-Based Institution, Holy Cross Stands Out in Crowded Marketplace, Says Malik Neal
NAME Malik Neal HOMETOWN Philadelphia STUDIES History major with Asian studies concentration in the College Honors Program BEYOND THE CLASSROOM....
Senior Spotlight: Wealth of Opportunities Makes Holy Cross Special, Says Frances Klimczak
NAME Frances D. Klimczak HOMETOWN Collinsville, Conn. STUDIES Mathematics major with peace and conflict studies concentration BEYOND THE CLASSROOM....
Senior Spotlight: Rich Undergraduate Experience Made Holy Cross Perfect Fit for Valedictorian Travis LaCouter
NAME Travis LaCouter HOMETOWN Concord, N.H. STUDIES Political science and Catholic studies double major in the College Honors Program BEYOND THE....
Senior Spotlight: Division I Hockey, Strong Academics Make Holy Cross Good Fit for Brandon Nunn
NAME Brandon Nunn HOMETOWN Fairport, N.Y. STUDIES Economics major, art history minor BEYOND THE CLASSROOM Men’s varsity ice hockey; Alpha Sigma Nu;....
Juliet Schor: Climate Responsibility and New Cultures of Consumption
Date of Lecture: April 17, 2013 About the Speaker: Juliet Schor, professor of sociology at Boston College, has focused on issues of work, consumption....
Video: Holy Cross Students Learn About the Stage and Themselves in Theatre Program
Students in the theatre department revel in the fun of the stage — the acting, costumes, sets, and, of course, the audience — but they are quick....
Video: Visual Arts Program at Holy Cross Helps Students See World in New Light
Students in the visual arts department at Holy Cross learn how to critically examine and express themselves through art. Their hard work is....
Video: Religious Studies Professor on Pope Francis and the Future of Global Catholicism
Mathew Schmalz, associate professor of religious studies and director of the College Honors Program at Holy Cross, recently gave a live web lecture....
‘Alumnae exhibit at Holy Cross’
Telegram & Gazette
In a video recorded by the Telegram & Gazette’s “Go!” section, the College of the Holy Cross’ Cantor Art Gallery showcased its most....
‘March Madness Begins’
Worcester News Tonight
In a light-hearted piece about the start of March Madness, Victor Matheson, associate professor of economics at the College of the Holy Cross and a....
Video: Holy Cross Students Show School Spirit on Purple Pride Day
Video by Kate Benjamin ’15 If you were on the Holy Cross campus Feb. 15 you may have noticed a little more purple than usual. That’s....
Video: Students Delve Into Culture Through Nicaragua Immersion Program
Video by Kate Benjamin ’15 During winter break, 16 Holy Cross students participated in an immersion program to Nicaragua to gain greater....
Live Video: Religious Studies Professor on Pope Francis and the Future of Global Catholicism
As the world marks the historic installation of the first Jesuit pope, alumni and other interested audiences are invited to take part in a discussion....
Shop Talk: Q&A With Holy Cross President Rev. Philip L. Boroughs
Worcester Business Journal
In a Worcester Business Journal “Shop Talk” feature, Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president of the College of the Holy Cross, discussed his....
CEO One-On-One: The Rev. Philip L. Boroughs
Telegram & Gazette
In the Sunday Business Matters section of the Telegram & Gazette, Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president of the College of the Holy Cross,....
Video: Highlights From the $25M Gift Announcement at Holy Cross
Prior ’56 makes largest gift in College’s history to enhance the arts
The overflow crowd of students, faculty and staff who gathered in Rehm Library for a special announcement on Feb. 13 didn’t have a clue what to....
Fishbowl Engages Campus Community in Discussion on Gun Violence
Sensible gun control, increased resources for mental health screening, and promotion of personal responsibility were among the suggestions of a group....
‘Holy Cross men’s hockey team in the pink’
On Feb. 16, the Holy Cross men’s hockey program held its fourth annual “Pink the Rink” during its game vs. Connecticut. The team....
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....
Video: Community Prayer Celebrates the Many Faith Traditions at Holy Cross
New tradition at College met with great enthusiasm among students, faculty, staff
Hundreds filled Mary Chapel for the second annual Community Day of Prayer. The event, held on the first day that spring semester classes start,....
Holy Cross Wins Industry Award for ‘I Love HC’ Campaign
The Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) announced that the College of the Holy Cross received a silver award in its District....
Video: Members of the Holy Cross Community Wish You a Merry Christmas
Against a backdrop of scenes of the College’s beloved holiday traditions, members of the Holy Cross community send greetings as the College....
Video: Holy Cross Political Science Chair Examines Electoral College, Impact on 2012 Election
Who will come out on top in the 2012 presidential election: Barack Obama or Mitt Romney? If the polls are to be believed, it’s a tight race.....
Video: Presidential Inauguration Marks New Chapter in Holy Cross’ Storied History
View highlights of installation ceremony, remarks
The inauguration of Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., as 32nd president of Holy Cross on Sept. 14 marked the beginning of the latest chapter in the....
Live Video: Political Science Professor to Discuss the Electoral College and the 2012 Presidential Election
On Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. EDT, Donald R. Brand, professor and chair of political science at Holy Cross, will give a live web lecture on the Electoral....
Could This Be the End of Affirmative Action at Holy Cross?
In October 2012, the Supreme Court of the United States will hear arguments on Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, a case that challenges the....
Inauguration: Video of Presidential Address
By Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president Honored guests, esteemed colleagues, beloved family and friends, brother Jesuits: On this Feast of the....
Inauguration: Inaugural Address
By John J. DeGioia It is an honor for me to be with you today as we celebrate this extraordinary moment in the life of this community. I can’t....
Video: Students Say Studying Abroad Is Invaluable, Transformative Experience
Imagine building recreational facilities and promoting healthy life choices to children in Russia. Or translating poems into English and watching....
Video: Why Is Holy Cross Important to the World?
Fr. Boroughs talks about the reasons, as well as principled leadership and meaning of ‘contemplatives in action’
In a video interview, Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president, discusses the unique qualities that make Holy Cross one of the nation’s finest....
Video: Move-In Day Serves as Perfect Welcome for Class of 2016
Members of the Class of 2016 spent all summer waiting for the start of college — and they were not disappointed. As students streamed through the....
Video: Holy Cross Magazine Features All Five A Cappella Groups
Mount St. James is home to not one, not two, but five student a cappella groups. And in the Summer 2012 issue of Holy Cross Magazine, you can get to....
Video: Paul Farmer Delivers Speech, Fr. McFarland Receives Honorary Degree at Commencement
The College’s 166th Commencement Exercises were held on May 25. View video highlights of the ceremony, including the presentation of an....
Senior Spotlight: Patrick Lowe Poised to Join Storied Tradition of Holy Cross Graduates in Medical Profession
NAME Patrick Lowe HOMETOWN Northborough, Mass. AREAS OF STUDY Biology major with concentration in biological psychology in the premed program BEYOND....