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....
Poet and Physician Rafael Campo to Give Reading as Part of Working Writers Series
Rafael Campo, poet and physician in general internal medicine at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, will give a reading as a....
Holy Cross to Host Higher Education Diversity Conference
The College of the Holy Cross will host a conference on data-driven diversity practices in higher education on Nov. 13 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the....
Holy Cross Artists-in-Residence Troika Ranch to Present New Multimedia Performance ‘SWARM’
Celebrated trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard to perform Grammy Award-winning album about Hurricane Katrina
The Arts Transcending Borders (ATB) initiative at the College of the Holy Cross will present two performances in November: Artists-in-residence and....
Two Holy Cross Alumni Recognized for Life-Time Achievement with Lone Sailor Award
Honor is given to veterans who have excelled with distinction in their respective careers
Last month in Washington D.C., the United States Navy Memorial honored two College of the Holy Cross alumni with the esteemed Lone Sailor Award. The....
The Holy Cross Community to Raise Awareness for Refugee Crisis With a Weeklong Series of Events
College of the Holy Cross students, faculty and staff, will host “Refugee Awareness Week” now through Oct. 29. The week will help raise awareness....
Lecture by American Literary Scholar to Focus on Comics as Witness to War
Talk is the inaugural Thomas More Lecture on the Humanities
Hillary Chute, an American literary scholar and an expert on comics and graphic narratives, will give a talk titled “Comics as Documentary: Words,....
Working for Worcester Receives a $29,000 Grant for Technology and Sustainability From Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts
Citywide project started by Holy Cross students continues to thrive and reinvest in Worcester
Working for Worcester, a project that started with six college students in a residence hall room at the College of the Holy Cross in 2012, had the....
Blog: Illinois Native Vogelsperger ’19 Eager to Share East Coast College Experience
NAME Emily Vogelsperger ’19 HOMETOWN Elmhurst, Ill. STUDIES SHE’S CONSIDERING Computer science and English double major WHY SHE CHOSE HOLY CROSS....
Blog: DiMaiolo ’19 Explores the Arts at Holy Cross
NAME Gianna DiMaiolo ’19 HOMETOWN Tolland, Conn. STUDIES SHE’S CONSIDERING Theatre major with an education minor WHY SHE CHOSE HOLY CROSS....
Blog: Holy Cross is ‘Everything I Hoped a College Could Offer,’ Says Senier ’19
NAME Brian P. Senier ’19 HOMETOWN Melrose, Mass. STUDIES HE’S CONSIDERING English and political science double major WHY HE CHOSE HOLY CROSS....
Blog: Luong ’19 Shares Unique Student Experience at Holy Cross
NAME Thavanvotey (Votey) Luong ’19 HOMETOWN Lowell, Mass. STUDIES SHE’S CONSIDERING Psychology and American Sign Language and Deaf Studies double....
Blog: Castillo ’19 Embraces New Academic Opportunities at Holy Cross
NAME Emily Castillo ’19 HOMETOWN Lawrence, Mass. STUDIES SHE’S CONSIDERING English major with a concentration in Asian Studies WHY SHE CHOSE HOLY....
C-SPAN’s American History TV Airs Edward O’Donnell’s Talk on Inequality in the Gilded Age
Edward O’Donnell, associate professor of history at the College of the Holy Cross, gave a talk on his latest book “Henry George and the Crisis of....
‘What your teenage Catholic daughter needs and thinks’
In a recent piece for Crux, the Boston Globe’s website on Catholicism, Rebecca Krier ’09 writes about her experience in teaching teenage girls.....
‘Cerebral palsy can’t slow this coxswain’
Boston Children's Hospital
The Boston Children’s Hospital profiled Caroline Laurendeau, a member of the College of the Holy Cross class of 2017 and the women’s rowing....
Holy Cross Announces Eight New Faculty Hires
In her annual address to the College for the 2015-16 academic year, Margaret Freije, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College,....
‘American schools are modeled after factories and treat students like widgets. Right? Wrong.’
Jack Schneider, assistant professor of education at the College of the Holy Cross, takes over Valerie Strauss’ Washington Post “Answer Sheet”....
With $1.5M in NSF Funding, Holy Cross Professor Makes Student Research Opportunities a Priority
For Kenneth Mills, professor of chemistry at Holy Cross, standing with his students — whether in the lab or at national conferences — is an....
Grant Awarded to Holy Cross Professor Has Worcester Elementary Students Reaching for the STARS
Florencia Anggoro, assistant professor of psychology at the College of the Holy Cross, has been awarded a two-year grant of $311,139 from the....
Twenty Candidates Announced for 2016 Bob Cousy Award
Second-time Holy Cross sponsors Point Guard of the Year Award
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the 20 watch list finalists for the 2016 Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award....
John’s Brothers Thriving for 15 Years
For the past 15 years, the Holy Cross men’s lacrosse team has participated in the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program in honor of its teammate John....
‘College Town: Holy Cross team donates filled book bags for kids in court’
Telegram & Gazette
The College of the Holy Cross’ women’s field hockey team delivered more than 50 book bags filled with school supplies for children coming through....
Cantor Art Gallery’s Exhibit on Hurricane Katrina Featured in Worcester Living Magazine
Worcester Living Magazine
The Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross is featured in Worcester Living Magazine’s “10 Years Anniversary Issue.” The article,....
Daniel Ricciardi Named Among Top 30 University Endowment Investors In Hedge Funds
Daniel P. Ricciardi ’06, investment officer at the College of the Holy Cross, was named to Trusted Insight’s list of the “Top 30 University....
Holy Cross Shortstop and Boston Red Sox Draft Pick Nick Lovullo ’16 Featured in The Boston Globe
The Boston Globe
Nick Lovullo, a College of the Holy Cross senior and son of the Boston Red Sox interim manager Torey Lovullo, discusses his relationship with....
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Couple Kristof and WuDunn to Give Annual Hanify-Howland Lecture at Holy Cross
Lecture, which recognizes achievement in public service, to celebrate 50th year
The 50th annual Hanify-Howland Memorial Lecture will be given by husband-and-wife duo Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 8 p.m.....
Ambassador Thomas ’78 Visits Political Science Class
Ambassador Harry K. Thomas Jr. ’78, who was nominated by President Barack Obama in July to be the U.S. ambassador to Zimbabwe, began his Homecoming....
New Mobile-Friendly Alumni and Campaign Websites Launch
The Become More campaign website launched on Sept. 30. The site serves as the informational hub for all campaign news and updates, and it succinctly....
Best-Selling Author Julianna Baggott’s ‘Harriet Wolf’s Seventh Book of Wonders’ Receives Rave Reviews
Critically acclaimed author and the William H.P. Jenks Chair in Contemporary American Letters at the College of the Holy Cross Julianna Baggott’s....
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....
Award-Winning Writer and Journalist to Give Lecture on the Limits of Freedom Under the Putin Administration
Dmitry Bykov, award-winning writer and journalist from Russia, will be speaking at the College of the Holy Cross on the limits of freedom under the....
Film Based on Leah Hager Cohen’s Novel ‘The Grief of Others’ to be Shown at Holy Cross
Author and filmmaker to discuss movie after screenings
The Working Writers Series at the College of the Holy Cross will present two screenings of the film “The Grief of Others.” The film is based on....
Holy Cross to Celebrate Family Weekend Oct. 23-25
As fall settles in on the Hill, preparations are underway for Family Weekend 2015. Holy Cross is excited to welcome parents, grandparents, siblings,....
Discussion Series to Continue Campus Dialogue on Social Injustices and Solidarity
This semester, the College of the Holy Cross will be hosting a four-part discussion series, titled “Campus Conversations: Social Justice and....
‘A Sea Change in Admissions?’
Inside Higher Ed
The College of the Holy Cross is one of 80 colleges and universities that have joined the Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success. The....
Holy Cross Joins Coalition Dedicated to Student Access and Success
Goal is to recast admission process, broaden access, and encourage college-going mindset for all students
A diverse coalition of public and private colleges and universities including the College of the Holy Cross is coming together with the goal of....
A New Semester Welcomes Three New Faith Leaders to Holy Cross
The fall semester is well underway at the College of the Holy Cross, and the campus is full of excitement with the addition of new students, new....
Holy Cross Featured in U.S. News & World Report College Road Trip
U.S. News & World Report
U.S. News & World Report’s “Central Massachusetts College Road Trip” visited the College of the Holy Cross Campus last September. The....
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....
Photo Gallery: Fall Homecoming a Weekend of Recognition and Celebration
Alumni, students and friends gather on the Hill to reminisce, reconnect and celebrate
Beautiful fall weather provided the perfect backdrop as alumni returned to campus during Homecoming weekend to reminisce, reconnect, and celebrate.....
Malcolm Miller Added to Boston Celtics Training Camp Roster
Former Holy Cross forward Malcolm Miller ’15 was one of four players signed by the Boston Celtics to complete their training camp roster, the....
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....
Two Senior Student-Athletes Excel in Athletic and Academic Arenas
NAME Raquel Scott HOMETOWN Ridgewood, N.J. AREA OF STUDY Economics SPORT Women’s basketball NAME Sean Wilkinson HOMETOWN Ridgefield, Conn. AREA OF....
Photo Gallery: Contemplative Center Construction Progresses as Crews Lay Foundation
Five months after the groundbreaking, construction of the Thomas P. Joyce ’59 Contemplative Center is moving along briskly. A house and pool that....
The Arts Take Center Stage at Holy Cross
From musical performances to exhibitions to theatre productions, a cultural shift is taking place atop Mount St. James
The spotlight is shining brightly on the arts at Holy Cross. From musical performances to art exhibitions to theatre productions, the College will....
Holy Cross Community Members Make Headlines During Pope Francis’ U.S. Visit
New York Times | Associated Press | NECN | WBZ TV | Fox 25 | WCVB TV | Huffington Post | Fortune Magazine
With Pope Francis arriving in the U.S., members of the College of the Holy Cross community have been busy sharing their stories and expertise about....
Disarmament Expert Paul Walker ’68 to Speak at Holy Cross on Abolition of Weapons of Mass Destruction
Holy Cross alumnus Paul Walker ’68, an internationally acclaimed disarmament expert and activist, will give a lecture on the “Abolition of....
‘Chaplain at Holy Cross Speaks of Love and Community at 9/11 Memorial Mass’
Charter TV3│Worcester News Tonight
Rev. Michael Rogers, S.J.’02, chaplain at the College of the Holy Cross, officiated the 9/11 Memorial Mass. Speaking with Charter TV3’s Worcester....
‘High School is too old school’
American Public Media’s “Marketplace”
Jack Schneider, assistant professor of education at the College of the Holy Cross, discusses the reinvention of the American high school in American....
Holy Cross Wins 2015 CASE Educational Fundraising Award
The College of the Holy Cross is the winner of a 2015 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Educational Fundraising Award. The....
Holy Cross Honors Five Alumni for Professional Achievement and Commitment to Service, Faith and Justice
The College of the Holy Cross has honored five alumni with the Sanctae Crucis Awards. The highest non-degree recognition bestowed by the College on a....
Holy Cross President to Attend Pope Francis’ Historic Address to Congress
At the invitation of Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02), Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president of the College of the Holy Cross, will attend Pope....
Holy Cross Is Top Contributor of Teach For America for 7th Year in a Row
Following in the pattern of the last six years, the College of the Holy Cross is named among the top contributors to Teach for America for the....
Author Sonya Huber to Give Reading in Working Writers Series
Sonya Huber, an author of several books of nonfiction and an associate professor of English at Fairfield University, will give a reading in the....
Blog: Hoeschen ’17 Excited About One-on-One Tutorials During Study Abroad
NAME Hildie Hoeschen ’17 HOMETOWN St. Paul, Minnesota AREAS OF STUDY Sociology major with premedical concentration WHERE SHE’S STUDYING Mansfield....
Come Home to Holy Cross This Fall
Homecoming schedule packed with events, activities
Fall Homecoming 2015 is Sept. 25-27, and the weekend promises a full schedule of events for alumni, friends, and family. Headlining the event this....
Yale Psychologist Paul Bloom to Lecture ‘Against Empathy’
Yale psychologist Paul Bloom will give a lecture “Against Empathy” at the College of the Holy Cross, Thursday, Sept. 24 at 4:30 p.m. in the Rehm....
‘Massachusetts Composer Writes Hymn for Papal Visit’
Normand Gouin, assistant chaplain and director of liturgy and music at the College of the Holy Cross, has composed the hymn that will be played....
Holy Cross Professor and Students Study “Sugar, Sex and Aging”
WAMC Northeast Public Radio | Insider Higher Ed
Michelle Mondoux, assistant professor of biology at the College of the Holy Cross, is featured on The Academic Minute (broadcast on WAMC Northeast....
Holy Cross Music Department Announces the Fall 2015 Concert Series
The music department at the College of the Holy Cross is excited to announce the concert schedule for the fall semester. One of the many highlights....
Holy Cross to Hold Lecture and Panel for Constitution Day
The College of the Holy Cross will celebrate Constitution Day with a series of events in September. On Sept. 17, Aaron Herold, visiting assistant....
Patriot League To Implement “Heel The Sole” Initiative
The Patriot League held a conference this summer in Philadelphia for Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) representatives to meet and discuss....
Dean Esther Levine Reflects on 35 Years at Holy Cross
Esther Levine, international scholar and student advisor and former class dean, has brought a unique voice, strong convictions and a deeply personal....
Holy Cross Remembers Lost Alumni on Anniversary of Sept. 11
The Holy Cross community is marking the anniversary of Sept. 11 with prayers for our seven alumni and their families, and for all who died and....
College Factual Ranks Holy Cross 19th Best College in the Nation
College Factual ranked the College of the Holy Cross No. 19 among all 1,393 colleges and universities in the country. The College is up four spots....
Six Faculty Members Promoted at Holy Cross
Six members of the College of the Holy Cross faculty have been promoted to the rank of professor. Josep Alba-Salas, of the Spanish department, earned....
‘Laboring Against Inequality’
In a recent op-ed for Newsweek, Edward T. O’Donnell, associate professor of history at the College of the Holy Cross, discusses the meaning and....
Blog: Nord ’17 Plans to Complete Course Work and Internship During Yearlong Study in China
NAME Holly Nord ’17 HOMETOWN Killingworth, Connecticut AREAS OF STUDY Political science and Chinese double major WHERE SHE’S STUDYING Beijing....
McFarland Center to Host Talks on Climate Change, WMDs and Justice for Children
Lectures and discussions at the College of the Holy Cross this fall will take on trending topics such as the Pope’s encyclical on climate change,....
Photo Gallery: Fall Orientation Helps First-Year Students Settle In
Members of Class of 2019 bring cornucopia of gifts to Holy Cross
And they’re off! First-year students were welcomed to campus with open arms when they arrived to campus on the morning of Aug. 29 for move-in day.....
Students to Showcase Work at Annual Summer Research Symposium and Internship Expo
More than 170 students will present the results of their successful summers researching, interning
Before the semester is well underway, students will be showcasing the broad gamut of work they took part in throughout the summer at the 22nd annual....
Creative Writing Faculty to Kick Off Working Writers Series
The Working Writers Series will kick off the fall semester with readings from Morris Collins, visiting assistant professor of English, and Leila....
‘Research focuses on hidden stigmas’
New England Psychologist
In a recent article in New England Psychologist, Stephenie Chaudoir, assistant professor of psychology, explains her research on concealable....
Chapel Artist Series Returns with World-Famous Organists for 2015-16
The College of the Holy Cross’ Chapel Artist Series will return for the 2015-16 academic year featuring organists Philippe Lefebvre and Silvius von....
Holy Cross Grad and Visiting Professor Receive Prestigious American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship
Pair placed at the Clinton Global Initiative and the World Monuments Fund
Alyssa L. Trometter, a member of the College of the Holy Cross class of 2008, and Nathaniel K. Powell, visiting lecturer at Holy Cross in spring....
‘Holy Cross’ Amanda Beaver Makes 40 Under Forty List’
Worcester Business Journal
Amanda Corbett Beaver ’03, leadership giving officer at the College of the Holy Cross, makes Worcester Business Journal’s 2015 “40 Under....
Holy Cross to Host Series of Events to Honor the Pope’s Historic U.S. Visit
Crux columnist and WGBH host Margery Eagan to moderate panel on pontiff’s address to Congress
Pope Francis, the world’s first Jesuit pope, will make his first visit to the U.S. Sept. 22–27, 2015. To celebrate and honor the pope’s....
Hurricane Katrina Exhibit at Holy Cross Featured on National Radio
'America This Week' on SiriusXM
In the honor of the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Daina Harvey, assistant professor of sociology at the College of the Holy Cross, will....
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....
Nicole Giannino Drafted by Boston Blades
Former Holy Cross student-athlete Nicole Giannino ’15 was selected in the Canadian Women’s Hockey League draft by the Boston Blades on Sunday....
Holy Cross’ Shala Murray ’10 to Compete for the Title of Ms. America 2015
College of the Holy Cross alumna Shala Murray ’10, Ms. New England 2015, will take the stage on Saturday, Aug. 29 and compete for the title of Ms.....
Data: New Report Shows Holy Cross Students’ Post-Graduate Success
With their newly minted undergraduate degrees, the Class of 2014 continued to succeed in the post-graduate world according to research recently....
Business Insider Ranks Holy Cross Among Best Liberal Arts Colleges in America
Business Insider recently ranked the College of the Holy Cross No. 20 on its list of “The 24 best liberal arts colleges in America.” According....
‘Liberal arts strongholds stand by their plans’
A recent article in the Worcester Business Journal highlighted the College of the Holy Cross for its strong commitment towards providing a liberal....
Photo Gallery: New Student Orientations Prepare the Class of 2019
Over the summer, members of the Class of 2019 participated in a range of orientation programs designed to prepare students for their new adventure on....
‘10 Great Colleges That Don’t Care About Your SATs’
The College of the Holy Cross has been included in the listing of ‘10 Great Colleges That Don’t Care About Your SATs’ by Money. According....
Holy Cross & Boston University to Compete for Turnpike Trophy
Boston University and the College of the Holy Cross have announced the creation of the Turnpike Trophy competition, an athletic series between the....
New WRTA Bus Route to Connect Holy Cross, Assumption and Worcester State
The Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts, Inc. (HECCMA) recently announced an agreement with the Worcester Regional Transit Authority....
Cantor Art Gallery Presents ‘Katrina Then and Now: Artists as Witness’
Marking the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the Exhibit will feature work by current and past artists from New Orleans
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will present the exhibition “Katrina Then and Now: Artists as....
Wide Range of Faculty Experts at Holy Cross Available to Discuss Pope’s First U.S. Visit
Scholars can discuss Francis’ address to Congress, encyclical, Jesuit order, economic impact on the region, Catholicism and U.S. politics
Faculty experts in a wide range of disciplines from the College of the Holy Cross are available to offer distinctive perspectives on Pope Francis’....
Students are Honored with Prominent Awards Recognizing Academic Excellence
A number of Holy Cross students and recent alumni received highly competitive national awards, recognizing their academic achievements and continuing....
Holy Cross to Welcome Class of 2019 on Aug. 29
Incoming students make headlines for academic, athletic accomplishments and community involvement
Holy Cross will welcome an academically accomplished and diverse first-year class of 741 students on Aug. 29. Of the 6,595 applicants who applied for....
Holy Cross Presents Seelos Film Series for Fall 2015
The College of the Holy Cross will be featuring the following films in Seelos Theater this fall. All films are free and open to the public.....
Photo Gallery: Students Conduct Cutting-Edge Summer Research on Campus
After the academic year ended, over 100 students returned to spend their summers on campus where they participated in leading research spanning a....
‘And the Next Top Trainer Is…’
College of the Holy Cross alumnus, Gideon Akande ’06 was named the Men’s Health Next Top Trainer after completing a series of competitions....
Patriot League to Celebrate 25th Anniversary Season in 2015-16
The Patriot League will celebrate its 25th anniversary throughout the 2015-16 school year, and the coverage begins in August with the announcement of....
Blog: Ferguson ’17 to Explore the Culture of Ireland Through a Sociological Perspective in Year Abroad
NAME Elena Ferguson ’17 HOMETOWN: Nashville, Tennessee AREAS OF STUDY Sociology major with Africana Studies concentration WHERE SHE’S STUDYING....
‘ISLA International: Three Worcester grads work to bring clean energy to the Caribbean and the world’
College of the Holy Cross alumnus Federico Sotomayor ’10, was featured in MassLive as co-founder of the Worcester-based startup, ISLA....
‘Intern provides hands-on care to recuperating turtles’
College of the Holy Cross’ Jose Santiago ’17 was recently featured in Topsail Advertiser for his work this summer helping injured sea turtles in....