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....
Oxfam International Director to Speak at Holy Cross on Economic Inequality
Winnie Byanyima, the executive director of Oxfam International, will visit the College of the Holy Cross to deliver a lecture titled “Building a....
Holy Cross Announces Faculty Promotions
The following members of the College of the Holy Cross faculty have been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure. Florencia K.....
Jon Favreau ’03 and Bill Simmons ’92 discuss basketball, politics
The Bill Simmons Podcast
In a recent episode of “The Bill Simmons Podcast” featuring popular sports writer Bill Simmons ’92 and former director of speechwriting for....
Holy Cross Sophomore Helps Students Download Happiness With ‘Chin Up!’ App
In a recent article by BostInno, computer science major Anthony Saltarelli ’18 discusses his new app, “Chin Up!”, designed to allow users from....
Holy Cross Supports Men’s Basketball During Historic NCAA Tournament Run
Fresh off their first NCAA Tournament victory since 1953 and five consecutive wins on the road, the Holy Cross men’s basketball team was defeated....
Holy Cross Theatre Department Presents William Shakespeare’s Famous Tragedy ‘Hamlet’
The production will also be performed at the Hanover Theatre for 1600 students from the Worcester School District
The College of the Holy Cross theatre department will present their modern-dress production of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” directed by....
Holy Cross Announces Holy Week and Easter Services
Holy Cross will be holding Holy Week and Easter services over the next several days.
March 24 Holy Thursday Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper, 7 p.m., Mary Chapel The Easter Triduum begins with the Evening Mass of the Lord’s....
Career Mentorship Day Inspires Holy Cross Men’s Lacrosse Team and Alumni
This article ran in the March issue of Connections, an online publication of the Associations of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. In late....
Holy Cross Alumnus and Obama Advisor to Speak on ‘My Brother’s Keeper’
Broderick Johnson ’78 leads the White House task force to help close the opportunity gap for young men of color
College of the Holy Cross alumnus Broderick Johnson ’78, who serves in the Obama administration as assistant to the president and Cabinet....
Holy Cross Professor Reflects on Pope Francis’ Fourth Year
March 13th marked Pope Francis’ fourth year as bishop of Rome, “and pastor of the world,” Rev. Thomas Worcester S.J., professor of history....
Crusaders Move On to NCAA Tournament First Round With 59-55 Victory Over Southern
Holy Cross junior guard Robert Champion, of Charlotte, N.C., scored a game-high 19 points on 6-of-8 shooting to help lead the Holy Cross men’s....
Video: Professor James Kee Gives Annual Rodino Lecture on the Liberal Arts
Rehm Library was filled with faculty, staff, students and alumni who gathered to hear this year’s Richard Rodino Lecture on the Aims of the Liberal....
Ambassador and Alumnus Harry Thomas ’78 Will Deliver 2016 Commencement Address
Thomas and two other Holy Cross graduates — acclaimed actor Ann Dowd ’78 and pioneering researcher and physician Richard J. O’Reilly, M.D., ’64 — will receive honorary degrees
The Honorable Harry K. Thomas Jr. ’78, the United States Ambassador to the Republic of Zimbabwe and recipient of many honors from the State....
Former Holy Cross President, Fr. Reedy, Has Died
The network of Jesuit colleges and universities along with countless colleagues, students, and friends are mourning the death of former Holy Cross....
Photo Gallery: Holy Cross Hosts Selection Show Watch Party
Men's basketball to face Southern in NCAA First Four
Photography by Tom Rettig The Holy Cross men’s basketball team will return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2007, when it takes on....
Holy Cross Mock Trial Earns Bid to the Opening Round of the National Championship
Holy Cross’ mock trial program recently gave Crusaders ample reasons to rise to their feet. On Feb. 6-7, members of mock trial competed in the....
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....
Worcester Named One of the Best Places to Live
U.S. News & World Report | Worcester Business Journal
According to a recent article from Worcester Business Journal, Worcester was included on a list of the 100 best places to live in the United....
Final Five Candidates Announced for 2016 Bob Cousy Award
Fan Voting to Open Friday, March 11 on HoophallAwards.com
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the five finalists for the 2016 Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award presented by....
Holy Cross Defeats Army 60-38 In Patriot League Semifinals
Junior guard Robert Champion scored 15 points and pulled down six rebounds, as the Holy Cross men’s basketball team downed Army West Point 60-38 in....
Holy Cross Political Experts Offer Insight on Super Tuesday Outcomes
U.S. News and World Report, Boston Globe, Worcester Telegram & Gazette
The brain of Daniel Klinghard, associate professor of political science, was picked before, during and after Super Tuesday to give election....
Holy Cross Chapel Artist Series to Feature French Organists Francis Chapelet and Uriel Valadeau
Organ Scholar Abraham Ross ’16 to perform
The College of the Holy Cross presents the final two concerts of the season in its Chapel Artist Series. Abraham Ross ’16, a Holy Cross Organ....
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....
Women’s Hockey Wins the NEHC Open Championship in Overtime
The Crusaders take home the championship title with a 4-3 lead over Saint Anselm.
Women’s ice hockey took home the NEHC Open Championship over Saint Anselm in the 2016 Open Tournament Championship game on Feb. 28. Junior....
Student Entrepreneurs Competed for $14,500 in Prizes in Annual ‘Shark Tank’ Competition
Matthew Watson ’16 wins with Brewery Stewardship Alliance pitch
College of the Holy Cross’ Ciocca Office for Entrepreneurial Studies (COES) hosted the fourth annual Shark Tank Competition on Feb. 25. Matthew....
Holy Cross Students to Present at International Digital Humanities Conference in Poland
Four students and two alumni at the College of the Holy Cross will present at the Digital Humanities 2016 conference in Krakow, Poland this July.....
French-Algerian Dance Troupe Compagnie Hervé Koubi to Perform at Holy Cross
Company members to offer classroom visits, lecture demonstrations, and workshops in contemporary dance, hip-hop, capoeira, and African dance
Celebrating the grace of contemporary and street dance traditions, Compagnie Hervé Koubi, of Algerian and French background, will perform excerpts....
Holy Cross Lecture to Cover the Canonization of Dorothy Day
Pope Francis cited the Catholic worker as a great American in his address to Congress
Robert Ellsberg, editor in chief and publisher at Orbis Books, will give a lecture on the canonization of social justice activist and Catholic Worker....
Cantor Art Gallery to Display Multi-Media Exhibit ‘Club Dismunución’ by artist Alexa Horochowski
First time the immersive installation will be created on the East Coast
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will present the exhibition “Club Disminución” (Club of Diminishing....
Photo Gallery: ACT’s ‘Chicago’ Becomes Campus Blockbuster
Leading up to the production, “Chicago” was all the buzz on campus and quickly became a blockbuster: tickets to the Alternate College Theatre....
Holy Cross Alumnus and Obama’s Former Speech Writer Jon Favreau ’03 Offers Tips for Oscar Winners
The Hollywood Reporter
“Do not wing this,” Jon Favreau, a member of the College of the Holy Cross class of 2003, warned this year’s Oscar nominees in an article for....
Professor Makes Complex Mathematics Accessible to Undergraduate Students
John Little received the prestigious AMS Leroy P. Steele Prize for Exposition for his co-authored book, “Ideals, Varieties, and Algorithms”
Algebraic geometry may seem daunting to students, but thanks to John Little, professor of mathematics, the topic has become more accessible than....
‘Music Review: Worcester Symphonic Project puts young musicians in spotlight’
Telegram & Gazette
In a glowing review of the Worcester Symphonic Project’s (WSP) annual concert, the Telegram & Gazette highlighted the diversity of musicians,....
Lacrosse Player Raises Awareness of Coats Disease
Jack McGovern ’17, a College of the Holy Cross lacrosse player from San Francisco Calif., was diagnosed with a rare eye disease at 11 years old.....
‘Holy Cross professor challenges traditional perceptions’
Telegram & Gazette
In a front page living section story, the Telegram & Gazette featured Matthew Gamber, assistant professor of visual arts at the College of the....
‘Simulation’ Gives Holy Cross Community a New Perspective on Poverty
This article ran in the February issue of Connections, an online publication of the Associations of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. The....
Photo Gallery: Academic Journal Films On-Campus Research of Biology Professor and Students in Lab
Many students at Holy Cross have the opportunity to conduct research during their undergraduate careers, but this fall, a group of students who....
Students Explore What It Means to Be a Leader at Annual Aptissimi Leadership Conference
This year, 195 students participated in the annual Aptissimi Leadership Conference, a full-day conference open to all students where they are invited....
Anthony Fauci ’62 Provides Expert Knowledge to Media on the Zika Virus
New York Times | ABC News | CNN | CBS News | USA Today
“The World Health Organization rang a global alarm over the Zika virus,” the New York Times reported on Jan. 28, saying that the disease was....
Holy Cross Breaks Participation Records with ‘Give Purple’ Challenge
More than 6,200 donors contribute $1.94 million for all aspects of life on campus
In the days and hours leading up to the College’s first-ever weekend fundraising challenge, one question was on everyone’s mind: Could the Holy....
Scholarship Related to Transgender Issues to Benefit from First Digital Archive
Holy Cross professor launches expansive online hub to advance research
K.J. Rawson, assistant professor of English at the College of the Holy Cross, recently launched the world’s first Digital Transgender Archive....
Photo Gallery: Winter Homecoming 2016 One for the Record Books
Purple spirit ran high on campus with family-friendly activities, sold-out performances of ‘Chicago’ and a highly successful fundraising challenge
Clear winter skies and bright sun set the tone for Winter Homecoming on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, atop Mount St. James. Kicking off with family skate....
Photo Gallery: Hart Center Expansion and Renovation Begins on the Top of Mount St. James
With the Hart Center expansion and renovation well underway, the top of College Hill is taking on a new shape. Construction began in mid-December....
Opportunities to Reflect in the Season of Lent
College offerings include resources for community both on and off campus
The Christian season of Lent begins with Ash Wednesday, Feb. 10. In addition to services held on campus, there are a number of reflection....
Alumnus and Wife Named to 50 Most-Generous Philanthropist List for Record-Setting Gift to College
Chronicle of Philanthropy
When you read the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s “Philanthropy 50,” a special issue, which ranks the country’s 50 most-generous philanthropists....
Two Members of the Holy Cross Baseball Team to Play for Worcester Bravehearts
The Worcester Bravehearts have signed College of the Holy Cross first-year students Daniel Barlok and Patrick McGowan for the 2016 baseball season. ....
Holy Cross Seeks to Meet $500,000 Challenge with “Give Purple”
Give Back. Give for Others. Give Purple.
UPDATE – Feb. 7, 2016 – 12:01 a.m. The Holy Cross community is remarkable. Across the country, your loyalty, spirit, and pride were on....
‘What I’m Reading: The Need and the Blessing of Prayer’
The Chronicle of Higher Education
In a piece for the Chronicle of Higher Education, Frank Vellaccio, senior vice president of the College of the Holy Cross, talks about his need for....
Catholics & Cultures Fellow to Advance Scholarship, Teaching of Global Catholic Studies
The College of the Holy Cross welcomes its inaugural fellow on Catholics & Cultures, Marc Loustau, for the spring 2016 semester. Loustau will....
Holy Cross Science Librarian Receives Innovation Award
‘Drawing on Walls’ program applauded for interactivity between science and the humanities
Barbara Merolli, science librarian at the College of the Holy Cross, has been named the 2016 recipient of the Association of College and Research....
‘Martin Luther King Jr. in dialogue with the ancient Greeks’
In a piece for The Conversation, Timothy Joseph, associate professor and chair of the classics department at the College of the Holy Cross, writes....
Holy Cross Moot Court Earns Collegiate Moot Court Championship Title In Los Angeles
Just before the start of the spring semester, members of the College of the Holy Cross’ moot court team competed in the American Collegiate Moot....
Community-Based Learning Director Receives Two Awards for Dissertation on Spiritual Impact of Service Learning
Michelle Sterk Barrett, the director of the Donelan Office of Community-Based Learning at the College of the Holy Cross, has received two awards for....
Holy Cross Ranks Among Princeton Review’s Top ‘Colleges That Pay You Back’
The College of the Holy Cross is one of the nation’s best colleges for students seeking great academics, outstanding career preparation, and....
‘Chicago’ Director Christine Freije ’13 Offers a Glimpse Backstage of the Ambitious Production
After commencement, Christine Freije ’13 never thought she’d be back at Holy Cross directing another Alternate College Theatre (ACT) production.....
2016 Bob Cousy Award Watch List Narrowed to 10 Finalists
Second year Holy Cross sponsors award
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the 10 watch list finalists for the 2016 Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award....
Acclaimed Actor Roger Guenveur Smith to Take Brief Residency at Holy Cross
His award-winning ‘Rodney King’ monologue to be performed Feb. 23
Acclaimed actor Roger Guenveur Smith will be in-residence at the College of the Holy Cross from Feb. 22-23, 2016. His time at the College will....
Co-Founder of the Black Lives Matter Movement Opal Tometi to Speak on Campus
Holy Cross to celebrate Black History Month with series of events
In observation of Black History Month, the College of the Holy Cross community will host a variety of discussions, film screenings, lectures, and a....
Men’s Lacrosse Team Rings the Nasdaq Closing Bell as Part of Job Shadow Program
On Jan. 25, the College of the Holy Cross men’s lacrosse team and head coach Judd Lattimore rang the closing bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times....
Holy Cross Music Department Announces Spring 2016 Concert Series
Performances to include soprano Rochelle Bard ’98, a Vietnam project performance, and Artist-in-Residence concert
The College of the Holy Cross music department will kick off its spring concert schedule on Feb. 2 at 12:30 p.m. with a First Tuesday Lunch Concert....
Working Writers Series to Kick Off Spring Semester with Travel Writer and Poet Gretel Ehrlich
Series includes actor, novelist, screenwriter, and more
The Working Writers Series will kick off the spring semester with a reading by Gretel Ehrlich, an American travel writer, poet, and essayist. ....
Holy Cross’ Alternate College Theatre to Present America’s No. 1 Longest Running Musical ‘Chicago’
Alumna Christine Freije ’13 returns to campus to direct student-run musical
The Alternate College Theatre (ACT), a student-run organization at the College of the Holy Cross, will present “Chicago,” written by Fred Ebb and....
Spring Semester Brings Another Full Slate of Arts Events
This semester, the College of the Holy Cross is offering a dynamic series of arts events aimed to excite, engage and challenge audiences. From the....
Holy Cross Alumni Volunteer a Year of Service with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps
14 recent graduates to serve marginalized communities
Fourteen recent graduates from the College of the Holy Cross have dedicated themselves to a year of service with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) and....
McFarland Center to Present Talks on Faith, Violence, Education and Love
The Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J. Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture at the College of the Holy Cross will bring in special guest lecturers in....
Holy Cross Presents Seelos Film Series for Spring 2016
The College of the Holy Cross will be featuring the following films in Seelos Theater this spring. All films are free and open to the public.....
Fifth Annual Multifaith Prayer to Celebrate Faith Traditions at Holy Cross
President Boroughs to lead celebration
When students return to campus in January, the chaplain’s office will host its fifth annual Multifaith Community Prayer to celebrate the rich faith....
With a Record Powerball Jackpot, Media Across the Country Turn to Economics Professor for Expertise on Lottery
CNN | CBS MoneyWatch | The Economist | Boston Globe
While most of America was out buying their tickets for the $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot, reporters were calling Victor Matheson, professor of....
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....
Philosophy Professor Writes New Book on Gandhi’s Legacy
Project stems from Fulbright travel to India
“Although Gandhi’s legacy has not been forgotten, it has often been distorted,” explains Predrag Cicovacki, professor of philosophy and....
Holy Cross to Honor and Celebrate the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
In observation of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion will host a campus-wide book read at the College with the....
Steven Stack ’94, President of the American Medical Association Discusses the Health Care Industry
In a recent interview with the Chicago Tribune, Dr. Steven J. Stack ’94, president of the American Medical Association (AMA), is “pushing an....
Cantor Art Gallery to Exhibit ‘Grammar,’ Exploring the Complexity of Photography as Language
Holy Cross professor and Boston-based artist Matthew Gamber to display inaugural show at College
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will present the exhibition “Grammar,” a survey of recent photography....
Holy Cross Ranks Third in Long-Term Study Abroad Participation
Institute of International Education
The College of the Holy Cross was ranked No. 3 among baccalaureate institutions in the United States for long-term study abroad programs, according....
Forbes Names Burke Magnus ’88 No. 11 on “Most Powerful People in College Sports” list
Answering the question “Who are the most powerful people in college sports?” Forbes released a list of 25 college sport giants. College of the....
New Title IX Director Elizabeth Canning is Featured in a Telegram & Gazette Sunday Sitdown
In a Telegram & Gazette Sunday Sitdown, Elizabeth Canning, the new Title IX director at the College of the Holy Cross, discusses her time as a....
Visual Arts Professor Receives Prestigious Fellowship to Conduct Research in Rome on Architecture and the Senses
David Karmon, associate professor of visual arts at the College of the Holy Cross, has been awarded the Lily Auchincloss/ Andrew W. Mellon Foundation....
‘A Glimpse Inside the College Admissions Process’
WGBH/Boston Public Radio
Kirk Carapezza ’05, reporter and managing editor at WGBH/Boston Public Radio, took a behind the scenes look at the admissions process at the....
Holy Cross Spanish Professor Encourages Interactive Creativity in the Classroom and Beyond
Students create informational videos for Worcester non-profits
Last spring, the Spanish department at the College of the Holy Cross offered a unique opportunity for students interested in exploring and....
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....
Kiplinger’s Ranks Holy Cross No. 29 ‘Best Value’ Liberal Arts College
College also ranks No. 8 on Kiplinger's list of 'Colleges Where Students Graduate in 4 Years'
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine has ranked the College of the Holy Cross No. 29 among all liberal arts colleges and No. 48 overall among all....
Worcester Mayor Announces Rivalry Day in Support of Holy Cross vs. Boston University
Mayor Joseph M. Petty announced today that Dec. 30, 2015, is Rivalry Day in the City of Worcester. Boston University travels into Worcester to face....
Holy Cross Professor to be Featured in CSPAN’s ‘Cities Tour’ of Worcester
The City of Worcester will be featured on C-SPAN’s “Cities Tour” Saturday, Dec. 19 and Sunday, Dec. 20. As part of the “Cities Tour,”....
Holy Cross Appoints Two to Administrative Posts
New general counsel and Title IX director join College community
Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J, president of the College of the Holy Cross, has announced the hiring of two new senior administrators at the College.....