Message from President Regarding Recent Events
TO: Members of the Holy Cross Community FROM: Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president of the College In the last two weeks, following the....
Holy Cross Professor Helps Demystify How America Views Medicated Children
Pacific Standard | The Week
The Pacific Standard picked the brain of Ara Francis, assistant professor of sociology at the College of the Holy Cross, to myth-bust the way....
Holy Cross Mathematics Professor is Named Executive Director of the American Mathematical Society
Catherine Roberts, professor of mathematics at College of the Holy Cross, was recently named the new executive director of the American Mathematical....
Money Magazine Ranks Holy Cross No. 16 Among Best Liberal Arts Colleges in the Country
The College of the Holy Cross ranks No. 16 on Money Magazine’s list of “The 50 Best Liberal Arts Colleges,” and No. 65 overall on the....
Photo Gallery: Class of 2020 Gets Preview of Life on the Hill at Summer Gateways
Memoir by late neurosurgeon is first-year common reading
During the month of June, members of the Class of 2020 and their parents attended Summer Gateways, the College’s summer orientation program, where....
Three Holy Cross Professors Honored for Exemplary Scholarship and Student Advising
Three faculty members at the College of the Holy Cross were recognized for exemplary scholarship and student advising — Leon Claessens, associate....
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....
Internationally Acclaimed Artist Patrick Dougherty Named Artist-in-Residence at Holy Cross
Internationally acclaimed artist Patrick Dougherty has been named artist-in-residence at the College of the Holy Cross. Dougherty’s art, known as....
Holy Cross Alumna Making Headlines for her Fight Against Tobacco
Forbes | Yahoo! Finance | Christian Science Monitor |Drug Store News
For Eileen Howard Boone ’86, “the social responsibility part of corporate leadership started as a side job and blossomed into an entire....
Holy Cross Ranks No. 25 Among Liberal Arts Colleges on Forbes’ List of America’s Top Colleges
College receives an ‘A+’ for Fiscal Soundness
The College of the Holy Cross ranked No. 25 among liberal arts colleges, No. 42 among private colleges and No. 51 overall in a group of more than 650....
11 Faculty Members Close Chapters at Holy Cross Alongside the Class of 2016
In addition to bidding farewell to the seniors at the end of the academic year, the College of the Holy Cross is seeing off 11 faculty members:....
‘Time to honor Cousy for his work off the court’
Telegram & Gazette
While College of the Holy Cross alumnus Bob Cousy ’50 is well-known for his skills on the basketball court, a recent Telegram & Gazette column....
Holy Cross Makes its 11th Appearance on ‘Jeopardy’
Hey @collegeoftheholycross! A: purple! @jeopardy #jeopardy #holycross #gocrusaders #saders #gocrossgo A photo posted by Kasandra R.....
Fiske Guide Includes Holy Cross as an Institution Rooted in Tradition, Academics, Community
The College is highlighted for its dedication to service for others, tight-knit classroom settings
The College of the Holy Cross was featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017, a guide created by former New York Times education editor, Edward B.....
Holy Cross Faculty Produce Impressive Array of Professional Work
“As we approach the end of another academic year, I am struck by how much we have accomplished this year and how much we have to....
Contemplative Center Construction Continues Through Summer
Since its official groundbreaking in April 2015, the Thomas P. Joyce ’59 Contemplative Center has made quick and steady progress, now only a few....
Seniors Nicastri and Tymochko Awarded Competitive Full-Tuition Science Scholarships
Clare Boothe Luce Scholarship promotes women in the sciences
Kate Nicastri ’17, a chemistry major, and Sarah Tymochko ’17, a mathematics major with a computer science minor, have been named this year’s....
Alumnus Bill Simmons Gives ‘Today’ Show a Sneak Peek into his New HBO Talk Show
NBC’s “Today” show
In a recent interview with NBC’s “Today” show, Bill Simmons ’92 revealed that his new talk show, “Any Given Wednesday,” will touch....
Photo Gallery: Alums Return Home to the Hill for 2016 Reunion
Holy Cross reunions are traditionally a time of celebration and reconnection for far-flung friends and this year’s festivities were no different.....
Alumnus Awarded for Work in Boosting Diversity at MassMutual
The Bay State Banner
Dominic Blue ’98 recently received the Founders’ Award, an award given by The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice. The....
Holy Cross Graduate Drafted to the Boston Red Sox For the Second Year in a Row
MLB.com, ESPN, CBS Boston, Boston Herald, Boston Globe, Telegram & Gazette
Dominic Lovullo, a history and political science major who graduated from Holy Cross this past May, was selected to play with the Boston Red Sox.....
Holy Cross Alumnus Researching Protein that can ‘Swallow Up and Quarantine’ Zika Virus
George Savidis ’12, who is conducting research on the Zika virus, was recently the first author on a study that is shedding light on a breakthrough....
President’s Response to Report of the Mulledy/Healy Legacy Committee
Over the past several months, the College of the Holy Cross, like many other colleges and universities in the United States, has been reflecting on....
Holy Cross Professor Writes About the Orlando Massacre and the Power of Prayer
In a recent piece for the Huffington Post, Mathew N. Schmalz, associate professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross, argues that....
Message From Holy Cross President Regarding Orlando Tragedy
We at Holy Cross offer our deepest condolences to those affected by yesterday’s horrific attack in Orlando. Holy Cross has strong ties to the....
Holy Cross Alumnus is the First African-American Named Captain of the Worcester Police Department
Telegram & Gazette and Worcester Magazine highlight Kenneth Davenport’s recent promotion
Kenneth J. Davenport ’94, a former lieutenant and 20-year veteran of the Worcester police was promoted to captain of the Worcester Police....
Holy Cross Junior Earns Prestigious Truman Scholarship
Victoria Mousley honored for academic success and commitment to the deaf community
College of the Holy Cross student Victoria Mousley ’17, a psychology major with a self-designed minor in deaf studies and a concentration in....
Holy Cross Men’s Varsity Four Place Fourth in the Nation
The Holy Cross men’s varsity four placed fourth in the Grand Final at the 114th Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) National Championship....
Holy Cross Professor Publishes a Book to Celebrate the Holy Year of Mercy
Mathew Schmalz, associate professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross, recently published a book titled “Mercy Matters: Opening....
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....
Worcester Bravehearts Set to Start Season at Home This Friday
Daniel Barlok ’19 talks to the Telegram & Gazette about playing on Fitton Field this summer
The Worcester Bravehearts will return to Hanover Insurance Park at Fitton Field on Friday, June 3 at 7:05 p.m. to play against the Leominster-based....
Videos, Photo Galleries: Holy Cross Awards 699 Bachelor of Arts Degrees During Commencement Exercises
Ambassador Thomas ’78 to grads: How will you use the ‘gift of a Holy Cross education?’
In his address at the College’s 170th Commencement Exercises held on May 27, Harry K. Thomas Jr. ’78, the United States Ambassador to the....
‘The Olympic Sinkhole’
“Going for the Gold: The Economics of the Olympics,” a paper co-authored by sports economist Victor Matheson, professor of economics at the....
Members of Class of 2016 Honored For Their Excellence in Academics, Leadership in Service
Emily Conn selected as Class of 2016 valedictorian
Over their four years at the College of the Holy Cross, the Class of 2016 has exhibited excellence in many different forms and, as their time as....
Blog: Students Explore Philosophy of Food in Tuscany Study Abroad Experience
WHAT A four-week immersive study program titled “Tuscany and the Philosophy of Food,” part of the College’s summer study abroad program. The....
Holy Cross Alumna Offers Timely Take on Race, Bias Onstage
College of the Holy Cross graduate Valerie Curtis-Newton ’81 was recently spotlighted in StarTribune, the principle newspaper of Minneapolis,....
‘A striking rise for Rivers School grad at Holy Cross’
The Boston Globe recently spotlighted College of the Holy Cross student-athlete Brendan King ’17, a pitcher for the baseball team advancing to the....
‘Liberal Arts Colleges: An Overlooked Opportunity?’
Notices of the American Mathematical Society
David Damiano, professor of mathematics at College of the Holy Cross, coauthored an article on the opportunities, rewards and challenges of working....
Holy Cross Receives STARTALK Grant for the Fifth Year in a Row
Holy Cross has been awarded a $90,000 STARTALK grant to convene a 10-day summer residential program on literacy development in Chinese as a foreign....
Holy Cross Produces Seven Fulbright Scholars
Recipients to teach and conduct research in locations across Europe, Asia and Africa
Six members of the Class of 2016 and one member of the Class of 2014 have been awarded Fulbright grants to teach and conduct research around the....
Holy Cross Students Attribute Liberal Arts Education to Their Win at the International Business Ethics Case Competition
Holy Cross students James Barone ’17, Daniel Apadula ’17, James O’Connor ‘18, and Abigeal Lynch ’19 placed first in their division for the....
‘College Giving Day: The College of the Holy Cross’
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
In a recent article on fundraising campaigns, the Chronicle of Philanthropy discusses how successful challenges are not only reserved for big....
Humans of New York Features Holy Cross Alumnus in Fight Against Pediatric Cancer
Humans of New York
The popular social media photo blog account Humans of New York (HONY) recently featured Richard J. O’Reilly, M.D., ’64 in a multi-weeklong series....
‘Memo to Commencement Speakers: Be Brief and Sit Down’
In 2014, former director of speechwriting for President Barack Obama Jon Favreau ’03 gave a commencement speech that won’t soon be forgotten at....
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....
Holy Cross Alumna Connects Students to Art Through Theatre for Over 30 Years
The Press & Sun-Bulletin
In a recent article by The Press & Sun-Bulletin, Anne M. Brady ’78 talks about her love of teaching and facilitating the creative process in....
Administrators to Serve Midnight Breakfast to Students During Finals Week
As students prepare for final exams, the College of the Holy Cross prepares to help students take a break from studying and recharge at....
Photo Gallery: Alumni CEOs Discuss Value of Jesuit Education During Campaign Kickoff Weekend
Intellectual curiosity and humility learned at Holy Cross translate to business success
On Saturday, April 30, Holy Cross hosted a symposium, titled “The Value and Relevancy of a Jesuit Education in the 21st Century,” in Dinand....
Photo Gallery: Jookin’ Jam Session Headlines Campaign Kickoff Weekend With Verve
Special artistic collaboration, featuring student performers, enlivens Dinand Library
On Friday, April 29, hundreds of students, faculty, staff, alumni and trustees gathered in Dinand Library’s Main Reading Room for a one-of-a-kind....
Kalif Raymond ’16 Signs Free Agent Contract with the Denver Broncos
Telegram & Gazette
Kalif Raymond ’16, former wide receiver for the College of the Holy Cross football team, has signed a free agent contract with the Denver Broncos,....
Photo Gallery: Beam Signing a Highlight of Campaign Kickoff Weekend
John E. Luth ’74 and his wife, Joanne Chouinard-Luth, D.M.D, were the honored guests at a historic beam signing in front of the Hart Center at the....
Photos: Holy Cross Theatre Department’s Modern-Dress ‘Hamlet’ Captures the Attention of New Audiences
More than 900 audience members experienced the modern-dress production of Shakespeare’s famous “Hamlet” put on by the Holy Cross....
Holy Cross Students Host Relay for Life
On April 22, 29 teams made up of 213 members of the College of the Holy Cross community participated in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for....
Holy Cross Ranked No. 19 on Forbes’ List of Best Value Liberal Arts Colleges
The College of the Holy Cross ranked No. 19 on Forbes’ list of Best Value Liberal Arts Colleges. For this ranking, Forbes looked at U.S. colleges....
Holy Cross Kicks Off $400 Million “Become More” Campaign with Celebration Weekend
Campaign has surpassed the midway goal with $240 million raised for initiatives in academics, arts, athletics, faith development, and financial aid
With a dazzling weekend of performances, discussions, and events that showcased both the history and future of the Jesuit liberal arts college, the....
‘Holy Cross honors Rev. Kuzniewski with field dedication’
Telegram & Gazette
Last Friday during halftime at the Holy Cross vs. Boston University men’s lacrosse game, the College of the Holy Cross dedicated Holy Cross Field,....
Photo Gallery: Dinand Library’s Exterior Spaces Are Reenergized with Art, Rooftop Garden
Tile mural and mosaic installations represent collaborative work of students, College, and neighborhood community
The exterior of Dinand Library has seen many new changes this year, including the construction of a rooftop garden and the addition of two art....
Data: Holy Cross Grads Highly Employable, Happy
Next time you’re asked the snarky question, “So, what are you going to do with that liberal arts degree, teach?,” just point to research....
Spring Weekend is Coming: CAB to Host Series of Events for Spring Weekend 2016
Spring Concert to feature Third Eye Blind & JoJo
Classes are almost over and the school year is winding down. That means it’s time for Spring Weekend, May 5–9. Thursday, May 5 Spring Weekend....
Holy Cross Football to Play in Historic Yankee Stadium
Crusaders will play the Fordham Rams on Nov. 12
On November 12, 2016, the Holy Cross Crusaders will host the Fordham Rams in Yankee Stadium as the two teams compete for the Ram-Crusader Cup.....
Holy Cross Alumna Among Those Intended for Appointment to Key White House Administration Positions
President Obama announced his intent to appoint several administration positions to the White House Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity....
‘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....
‘Why the New $20 Bill Matters’
In a recent blog post for The Huffington Post, Edward O’Donnell, associate professor of history at the College of the Holy Cross, discusses why....
Men’s Lacrosse Earns First Patriot League Tournament Bid With Win Over BU
Senior captain Michael Ortlieb, of Newport Beach, Calif., led the Crusaders with 11 saves in front of a crowd of 2,218, as the Holy Cross men’s....
23rd Annual Sulski Memorial Lecture Explores the ‘Shape of Space’
Tom Cecil, professor of mathematics, remembers Leonard Sulski as a demanding, no-nonsense math professor at Holy Cross, a teacher who loved his....
Cantor Art Gallery Will Feature Work of Senior Art Majors in the Exhibition ‘Amalgam’
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will show the work of graduating senior visual arts majors in the....
Holy Cross Academic Conference to Showcase Student Work
300 students, including Fenwick Scholar, will present results of research, independent work
As the academic year comes to an end, the College of the Holy Cross will celebrate the great and varied work accomplished by its students at the....
Holy Cross Athletic Teams Post Perfect Score on NCAA Progress Report
Eleven College of the Holy Cross teams achieved a perfect score of 1,000 in the recently released NCAA’s Academic Progress Rate (APR), which....
PayScale Ranks Holy Cross No. 8 Best Value Liberal Arts College
The College of the Holy Cross is among the top best value liberal arts colleges in the country, according to PayScale’s 2016 College Return on....
Students Organize 19th Annual Holy Cross Cares Day
Hundreds of students accompanied by faculty and staff from the College of the Holy Cross will participate in the 19th annual Holy Cross Cares Day on....
The College of the Holy Cross Celebrates 40 Years with Abby’s House with “Spring-Tacular” Event
The College of the Holy Cross and Abby’s House, an organization that serves the needs of low-income and battered women and their children in....
Holy Cross’ Give Purple Challenge Highlighted for its Success
The Washington Post
“It took just 43 hours for the College of the Holy Cross to raise nearly $2 million,” a recent Washington Post article begins. The article....
Third Eye Blind to Headline Spring Concert at Holy Cross
Contemporary rock band Third Eye Blind will headline the 2016 Spring Concert at the College of the Holy Cross on May 7 at 4:30 p.m. on Freshman....
Photo Gallery: Accepted Students Learn More About Holy Cross at Open House
On April 17, accepted students of the class of 2020 visited Mount St. James to explore the campus and learn more about the many academic, spiritual,....
Video: Holy Cross A Capella Group Takes Home First Place in Worcester A Capella Competition
Telegram & Gazette
Holy Cross’ Fools on the Hill recently won WEC’appella, an a capella competition between eight a cappella groups from local high schools and....
Holy Cross Community Members Ready to Race the 120th Boston Marathon
Today, Holy Cross students, staff, and alumni are off and running the 120th Boston Marathon. Many runners have raised funds for organizations they....
Dos Estudiantes de Holy Cross Reflejan Sobre Su Viaje a la República Dominicana
Los estudiantes en la clase de historia de Rosa Carrasquillo exploran los temas de raza e identidad de primera fuente durante las vacaciones de la primavera
Durante las vacaciones de la primavera, 25 estudiantes viajaron a la República Dominicana con Rosa Carrasquillo, una profesora adjunta en College of....
‘Sea change: Holy Cross show looks at our impact on nature’
Telegram & Gazette
A recent article in the Telegram & Gazette detailed how Alexa Horochowski’s “Club Disminución,” the current exhibit in the Cantor Art....
‘A Jookin’ Jam Session with Lil Buck, Cristina Pato & Friends’ Brings Renowned Artist Collaboration to Holy Cross
“Become More: Campaign for the Future of Holy Cross” will kick off with a weekend of celebrations, headlined by international dance phenomenon....
Marshall Memorial Grants Support Holy Cross Student Projects to Improve the Worcester Community
Magafan Mural Project team restores 68 year old murals with the support of grant
This year, 17 students were awarded Marshall Memorial Grants through the Marshall Memorial Fund. Each semester the fund awards grants typically....
14 Holy Cross Teams Receive NCAA Public Recognition Awards
Fourteen College of the Holy Cross varsity athletic teams have received Division I Academic Progress Rate (APR) public recognition awards from the....
Holy Cross Hockey Player Awarded Hines Unsung Hero Award
College of the Holy Cross men’s ice hockey senior forward Matt Vidal has been named the 2016 Derek Hines Unsung Hero Award winner, announced....
Kentucky’s Tyler Ulis Wins Bob Cousy Award Sponsored by Holy Cross
University of Kentucky sophomore Tyler Ulis was named the Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year in a season where he set a school record for assists....
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....
Holy Cross Professor Examines ‘Why Egyptians have mobilized against public sexual violence’
The Washington Post
In a recent blog post for The Washington Post’s “The Monkey Cage,” Vickie Langohr, associate professor of political science at the College of....
Holy Cross Men’s Hockey Makes History: 10 Years Later
On March 23, 2006, the College of the Holy Cross’ men’s ice hockey team made history with their defeat of No. 1 seed Minnesota. Only 53 seconds....
Working for Worcester to be Held April 16
More than 1,000 volunteers will renovate 18 recreational sites in the city
On Saturday, April 16, more than 1,000 volunteers will renovate 18 community recreation sites during the fourth annual city-wide build day organized....
Holy Cross to Host Conference on Future of Scholarship on the Quran
The College of the Holy Cross will hold a conference titled “The Future of Scholarship on the Quran” on April 9 and 10. Ingrid Mattson, Muslim....
Softball Player is Awarded Two Scholarships for Leadership and Achievement
Varsity softball player Taylor Moss ’18, whose father was one of the firefighters who responded to the attacks on Sept. 11 in New York City,....
Connecting the Classroom to the Primaries, Political Science Faculty Weigh In
As the presidential primary season continues, members of the Holy Cross political science department have been lending their expertise to various....
Assistant Dean and Director of Student Involvement Recognized for Her Commitment to Holy Cross Students
Since joining the division of student affairs in 2001, Brenda Hounsell Sullivan, assistant dean and director of student involvement, has made....
Washington Semester Award Winner to Present Lecture on Iran’s Nuclear Deal
The Center for Interdisciplinary Studies at the College of the Holy Cross has selected Ryan Foley ’17, an economics major from Springfield, Mass.,....
Seelos Film Series Highlighted in Worcester’s Movie Scene
According to a recent piece in Worcester Magazine, Charles Baker, associate professor emeritus of French at Holy Cross, would hold a title in the....
Concert, lecture to feature Byzantine chants for Passion Week
The vocal ensemble Psaltikon will perform “Six Days before the Passover: A Concert of Byzantine Chant for Passion Week” at the College of the....
‘The NCAA Final Four Ranked by Academic Performance’
According to a recent article on Time.com, if the NCAA men’s basketball tournament was determined by performance in the classroom, Holy Cross would....
Holy Cross Honors Six Employees for Outstanding Service
Six employees of the College of the Holy Cross have received 2015 Claire B. Burns Awards. The awards program, now in its 18th year, was established....
ArtsWorcester’s 12th Annual College Show Exhibits Holy Cross Student Artwork
Ten Holy Cross students participated in ArtsWorcester’s 12th annual College Show, which exhibited the artwork of students from the Worcester-area....
Holy Cross to Host 44th Annual Classics Day for High School Students
The College of the Holy Cross will hold its 44th annual Classics Day on Thursday, April 7. The day features a series of events relating to both the....
Boston Gay Men’s Chorus to Perform on April 2
On Saturday, April 2, the College of the Holy Cross will host a performance by the Boston Gay Men’s Chorus (BGMC) in the main reading room of....
Legendary Career of Bob Cousy ’50 highlighted in CBS Sports Video
Holy Cross basketball legend Bob Cousy ’50 was featured in a recent video by CBS Sports. Cousy, who was called the “Houdini of the Hardwood” by....