Putting Students First: A Conversation With Vice President of Student Affairs Jackie Peterson

Peterson reflects on her 20 years at the College before her retirement in June
April 28th, 2017 by 

Antonio Willis-Berry '13 and Jackie Peterson, VP and dean of students, chat in Rehm Library.
Antonio Willis-Berry '13 and Jackie Peterson, VP and dean of students, chat in Rehm Library. Photo by: Tom Rettig

When Holy Cross set out to restructure the Department of Student Affairs 20 years ago, it was Jacqueline Peterson who accepted the challenge. In doing so, she became the first female, first person of color and first lay person appointed to the president’s cabinet. But making history is only part of Peterson’s legacy.

As vice president for student affairs and dean of students, she impacted hundreds of young people who credit her and Student Affairs with the guidance and support they needed during a critical time of their development. She announced plans to retire at the end of this academic year, and HCM will feature a celebration of her career and accomplishments in the summer issue. For this issue, HCM invited Peterson to converse about her career with Antonio Willis-Berry ‘13, currently the assistant director of housing operations at Bentley University, where his goal is to make a difference for students in higher education – just as Peterson did for him.

Antonio Willis-Berry: Tell me about what drew you to Holy Cross. What most excited you about becoming vice president of student affairs?

Jackie Peterson: I knew the College had an outstanding academic reputation, and the Ignatian values and mission truly resonated with my own personal values. They were looking for someone who could build a student-focused, student-centered educational experience that went beyond the academics – because clearly the academics were stellar. So I said, ‘Well, that’s a good place to be.’ And I love a challenge.

Willis-Berry: I know you do. What was it like when you first arrived in Worcester?

Peterson: I remember being a bit overwhelmed. In my past experience [with a new job], you come in, you settle into your office, you start to meet people. But the College had planned a really large welcoming reception for me with members from the [Worcester] community, including city officials, clergy and representatives from the public schools. I didn’t expect that! But I was gratified to see it, because – I have to admit – I wasn’t really sure about Worcester. But that reception showed me there is a strong community here. It is one of the fondest memories I have.

Peterson speaks with students at the annual Student Government Association dinner that she hosts.

Peterson speaks with students at the annual Student Government Association dinner that she hosts.

Willis-Berry: I remember when I got here as a first-year student, it was quite interesting to know there was only one cabinet member of color. What was that like, to be the only person for a period of time?

Peterson: Not only was I the only person of color, I was the only woman. [Laughs] And that lasted a really long time. Let’s face it – I was the first since the College had been founded in 1843. [Tracy Barlok, the next woman to join the president’s cabinet, was appointed vice president for development and alumni relations in 2012.]

Sometimes I wondered if the challenges I found myself up against as an executive and a woman and a lay person were brought on as a result of my race or my gender, and the fact that I am Christian but not Catholic. I knew I had to hit the ground running with getting up to spec on understanding how Catholicism affects an undergraduate experience. I’m a product of two Catholic institutions [as an undergraduate student and as a graduate student]. But it’s very different when you’re a policy maker, a decision maker, a leader.

Willis-Berry: I could see that playing out as a student. There were decisions made when I was here that some might say don’t fit within more traditional Catholic teaching. But those decisions, such as acknowledging the rights of transgender students, were made because they were good decisions.

Peterson: That was a profound decision in so many ways. When I first arrived on campus, I walked into my new office and found stacks of files waiting for me. The first thing I see is a letter on top of the pile with about five or six pages of student signatures. The letter was addressed to the administration and it requested the establishment and recognition of a gay, lesbian, bi, transgender and questioning group – specifically, AbBiGaLe [known today as PRIDE]. Then, on top of that, was the response from the administration that said, ‘We’ve received your letter, and we have a new vice president arriving shortly. And we will take this matter up when that person arrives.’ [They both laugh] True story!

So my initial reaction was, ‘OK. This is a no-brainer. It’s the 21st century.’ But then I realized I had to step back and really take stock of where I was. This was not a knee-jerk decision that I would be making, but that I would need to have a process in place where we can vet broadly the community’s questions.

So I created a think tank, and I chose stakeholders from the different constituencies on campus – including the student proponents. My charge to them was to study whether it would be developmentally sound for students to have such a group, whether it would be spiritually important and whether there would be any negatives. At the end of the day, the trustees endorsed the recognition of AbBiGaLe.

Peterson shakes hands with a member of the class of 2016 after she received her diploma at commencement on May 27, 2016 at the DCU Center in Worcester.

Peterson shakes hands with a member of the class of 2016 after she received her diploma at commencement on May 27, 2016 at the DCU Center in Worcester.

Willis-Berry: You and I had always joked that I would be the next VP at Holy Cross. That’s obviously not happening – I still have things I need to learn. But where I am today in my career is in large part due to your guidance, your leadership. And one of the first conversations we really had was when you took me to Crossroads, and we had salads in the pub and talked about life and my career path. I think I was a sophomore at the time. And I know that other alums are invested in similar careers, thanks to you.
How does it feel to know you’ve made such an impact?

Peterson: You know, yesterday I had a lunch meeting at the Harvard Graduate School of Education with a friend and colleague of mine. As we went into the dining hall, a woman stopped me. She said, ‘Dean Peterson, do you remember me?’ I looked at her – I didn’t remember her name, but I certainly remembered her face. She told me she’s completing her doctoral studies in higher education. And then she said, ‘I want to thank you, because what I’m doing today is in great part due to you as a role model and your mentoring.’ That interaction just happened 24 hours ago! It was so humbling. You don’t always know if you’ve made an impact. I’m in this business because I hoped I could make a difference and give back. And to hear from others that I’ve made a difference – that’s what it’s all about.

Willis-Berry: I agree. I leave work some days saying, ‘I don’t think I changed anyone’s life today,’ but I know I have to come back tomorrow and keep going. It’s important to keep in mind that the work we do isn’t about looking for immediate gratification, but a long-term reward. With that in mind, what would you say your legacy here has been?

Peterson: I’m fortunate that I’ve been at the table for some very important conversations at the College, specifically around diversity and inclusiveness. Sometimes I had to say the things that no one else thought of saying – things that challenged us as a community. Because, for a long time, the people on this campus and sitting around that table – they didn’t look like me, and they didn’t look like you. And yet we all wanted more people on this campus that represented the diversity of our society.

Today, we’ve successfully increased the diversity among our student body to 26 percent. But increasing the number of people of color does not fully address the goal of inclusivity and welcoming everyone. That takes more work. And, if we go back to the model of men and women for and with others, we need to ask: How do we do that when not all men and women look the same or come from the same background? I’m hoping I helped others learn more about people who are different from themselves, and to see there are just as many ways that we’re the same.

Peterson teaches a leadership seminar to first-year students.

Peterson teaches a leadership seminar to first-year students.

Willis-Berry: You battled breast cancer when I was a student. It seemed that the entire College supported you in that time. What was that experience like?

Peterson: I was diagnosed in 2012. And that is when – for me – the College’s mission and values truly manifested. I saw it up close and personal. The hundreds of cards I received from students, faculty, staff, administration, alumni and trustees were just mind-boggling. The meals that my colleagues prepared for me during chemotherapy and hand delivered to my home – it was something that I’ll never forget. You see this necklace? [Picks up jewelry] My staff each took one of these purple stones and carried them around for a week, reflecting and praying over them for me. And then they put this necklace together and wrote a little synopsis of their wishes for me.

Willis-Berry: Wow. That just gave me the chills.

Peterson: To me, that is Holy Cross.

Willis-Berry: When I found out you were planning to retire, I was both excited for you and quite angry at the same time. Excited in knowing that whatever you set your mind to next, you’ll do very well. And angry, because future students won’t have the same opportunity to benefit from your influence as I did. I had a great experience at Holy Cross – due in large part to my involvement in extracurricular activities – which I know you had a huge hand in creating. I remember how some of my peers struggled, because they felt out of place. I never felt that way, and the reason is because I had people like you that I could talk to. I felt so comfortable. I felt so at home. You in some way helped create that really great experience, and I appreciate that. And I wish you well.

Peterson: I appreciate that. And I will miss the students the most. They have made me a better person, because I have learned so much from them.

This article appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of Holy Cross Magazine.


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Open to Campus Community Only
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Stickwork: Patrick Dougherty, "Just Off the Beaten Track," 2016
9/20/2017
Arts Transcending Borders (ATB)
Lawn by Linden Lane
In September 2016, Arts Transcending Borders (ATB), in association with the Cantor...
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Gabrielle Thierry: The Musicality of the Water Lilies
9/21/2017
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery will present the paintings...
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Stickwork: Patrick Dougherty, "Just Off the Beaten Track," 2016
9/21/2017
Arts Transcending Borders (ATB)
Lawn by Linden Lane
In September 2016, Arts Transcending Borders (ATB), in association with the Cantor...
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Career Week - SWAG DAY
9/22/2017
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 2
Stop by our Career Week Swag Tables at Kimball, Hogan and...
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Gabrielle Thierry: The Musicality of the Water Lilies
9/22/2017
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery will present the paintings...
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Stickwork: Patrick Dougherty, "Just Off the Beaten Track," 2016
9/22/2017
Arts Transcending Borders (ATB)
Lawn by Linden Lane
In September 2016, Arts Transcending Borders (ATB), in association with the Cantor...
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Gabrielle Thierry: The Musicality of the Water Lilies
9/23/2017
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery Open to the Public
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery 2
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery will present the paintings...
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Stickwork: Patrick Dougherty, "Just Off the Beaten Track," 2016
9/23/2017
Arts Transcending Borders (ATB)
Lawn by Linden Lane
In September 2016, Arts Transcending Borders (ATB), in association with the Cantor...
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Business of Healthcare
9/23/2017
COES Professional Program & Prebusiness Program
Edith Stein Hall 216
PRESENTERS:Ifrad Islam, Associate Director of Healthcare Economics at Optum (UnitedHealth...
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Stickwork: Patrick Dougherty, "Just Off the Beaten Track," 2016
9/24/2017
Arts Transcending Borders (ATB)
Lawn by Linden Lane
In September 2016, Arts Transcending Borders (ATB), in association with the Cantor...
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GE Meet & Greet Session
9/25/2017
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 304(05)
Come meet with GE to learn more about their internship program.Selected...
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Christie's Education Graduate Art Program Information Session
9/25/2017
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406
Come learn about Christie's Education, of Christie's Auction House,...
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Gabrielle Thierry: The Musicality of the Water Lilies
9/25/2017
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery will present the paintings...
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Stickwork: Patrick Dougherty, "Just Off the Beaten Track," 2016
9/25/2017
Arts Transcending Borders (ATB)
Lawn by Linden Lane
In September 2016, Arts Transcending Borders (ATB), in association with the Cantor...
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7 C's of Social Change Part 2
9/26/2017
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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Gabrielle Thierry: The Musicality of the Water Lilies
9/26/2017
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery will present the paintings...
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Stickwork: Patrick Dougherty, "Just Off the Beaten Track," 2016
9/26/2017
Arts Transcending Borders (ATB)
Lawn by Linden Lane
In September 2016, Arts Transcending Borders (ATB), in association with the Cantor...
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GE On-Campus Recruiting
9/26/2017
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 404
Visit Crusader Connections to learn more about opportunities at GE...
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Nielsen Meet & Greet
9/27/2017
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406
Meet & Greet to learn about the Nielsen Company and finance internships...
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Meredith Terretta Lecture
9/27/2017
Africana Studies
Smith Laboratories 154
Open to the Public
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Gabrielle Thierry: The Musicality of the Water Lilies
9/27/2017
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery will present the paintings...
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Putnam Investments On-Campus Interviews
9/27/2017
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 405
Apply in Crusader Connections for opportunities with Putnam Investments!...
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Stickwork: Patrick Dougherty, "Just Off the Beaten Track," 2016
9/27/2017
Arts Transcending Borders (ATB)
Lawn by Linden Lane
In September 2016, Arts Transcending Borders (ATB), in association with the Cantor...
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Environmental Studies Alumni Career Panel
9/28/2017
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 408(09)
Come hear Holy Cross Environmental Studies alums talk about their...
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Gabrielle Thierry: The Musicality of the Water Lilies
9/28/2017
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery will present the paintings...
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Stickwork: Patrick Dougherty, "Just Off the Beaten Track," 2016
9/28/2017
Arts Transcending Borders (ATB)
Lawn by Linden Lane
In September 2016, Arts Transcending Borders (ATB), in association with the Cantor...
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Gabrielle Thierry: The Musicality of the Water Lilies
9/29/2017
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery will present the paintings...
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Stickwork: Patrick Dougherty, "Just Off the Beaten Track," 2016
9/29/2017
Arts Transcending Borders (ATB)
Lawn by Linden Lane
In September 2016, Arts Transcending Borders (ATB), in association with the Cantor...
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Gabrielle Thierry: The Musicality of the Water Lilies
9/30/2017
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery Open to the Public
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery 2
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery will present the paintings...
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Stickwork: Patrick Dougherty, "Just Off the Beaten Track," 2016
9/30/2017
Arts Transcending Borders (ATB)
Lawn by Linden Lane
In September 2016, Arts Transcending Borders (ATB), in association with the Cantor...
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Male Involvement Coalition (MIC)
10/2/2017
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
Open to Campus Community Only
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Women in Finance Panel & Networking Event
10/2/2017
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A/B/C -4th Fl
Hors d'oeuvres and networking following by an alumnae...
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Gabrielle Thierry: The Musicality of the Water Lilies
10/2/2017
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery will present the paintings...
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Deloitte On-Campus Interviews
10/2/2017
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 404
Visit Crusader Connections to learn more about opportunities at Deloitte...
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National Depression Screening Day
10/3/2017
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 3
Open to Campus Community Only
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National Depression Screening Day
10/3/2017
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 5
Open to Campus Community Only
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National Depression Screening Day
10/3/2017
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 4
Open to Campus Community Only
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National Depression Screening Day
10/3/2017
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 2
Open to Campus Community Only
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Gabrielle Thierry: The Musicality of the Water Lilies
10/3/2017
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery will present the paintings...
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RSM On-Campus Recruiting
10/3/2017
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 408
Apply in Crusader Connections for opportunities with RSM! Open to Campus...
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RSM On-Campus Recruiting
10/3/2017
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 407
Apply in Crusader Connections for opportunities with RSM! Open to Campus...
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Lecture: Julie Rubio on Hope for Common Ground
10/4/2017
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
In the current political climate, common ground can seem impossible...
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7 C's of Social Change (Event canceled)
10/4/2017
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 304(05)
Open to Campus Community Only
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Gabrielle Thierry: The Musicality of the Water Lilies
10/4/2017
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery will present the paintings...
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Silicon Valley Bank On-Campus Interviews
10/4/2017
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 405
Apply in Crusader Connections for opportunities with Silicon Valley...
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Race: The Power of an Illusion Part 2
10/5/2017
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 519
*Episode II – “The Story We Tell” uncovers the roots...
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Gabrielle Thierry: The Musicality of the Water Lilies
10/5/2017
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery will present the paintings...
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EY On-Campus Interviews
10/5/2017
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 405
Apply in Crusader Connections to interview on campus with EY! Open...
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EY On-Campus Interviews
10/5/2017
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 407
Apply in Crusader Connections to interview on campus with EY! Open...
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EY On-Campus Interviews
10/5/2017
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406
Apply in Crusader Connections to interview on campus with EY! Open...
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EY On-Campus Interviews
10/5/2017
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 403
Apply in Crusader Connections to interview on campus with EY! Open...
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Gabrielle Thierry: The Musicality of the Water Lilies
10/6/2017
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery will present the paintings...
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Gabrielle Thierry: The Musicality of the Water Lilies
10/7/2017
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery Open to the Public
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery 2
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery will present the paintings...
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Finance Boot Camp 2017
10/9/2017
COES Professional Program & Prebusiness Program
Edith Stein Hall 208
Open to Campus Community Only
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Finance Boot Camp 2017
10/10/2017
COES Professional Program & Prebusiness Program
Smith Laboratories 155
Open to Campus Community Only
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Male Involvement Coalition (MIC)
10/16/2017
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
Open to Campus Community Only
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Lecture: Seth Stephens-Davidowitz on Googling for Hate (Event canceled)
10/16/2017
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Open to the Public
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Lecture: Kevin Esvelt on Gene Editing
10/16/2017
McFarland Center for Religion
Kimball Hall Seelos Theater
When should we edit nature? Kevin Esvelt, assistant professor of M.I.T....
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Carney, Sandoe & Assoc. Info Session
10/16/2017
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 304
Learn more about K-12 Teaching and Administrative positions at private...
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Lecture: Richard Higgins '74 on the Riddle of Thoreau's Religion
10/17/2017
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Holy Cross alumnus Richard Higgins '74 will give a talk titled,...
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Carney, Sandoe & Assoc. On-Campus Interviews
10/17/2017
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 404
Apply in Crusader Connections for K-12 Teaching and Administrative...
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Reading by Adrian Nicole LeBlanc
10/18/2017
English
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Open to the Public
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William James College Info Session - Careers in Psychology and Behavioral Health
10/18/2017
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 407
Come to this info session presented by Dr. Bruce Ecker of William James...
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Conference: Rethinking the Afropolitan
10/19/2017
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
This conference, being held Oct. 19-21, "Rethinking the Afropolitan:...
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Fidelity Investments On-Campus Recruiting
10/20/2017
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 404
Visit Crusader Connections to learn more about and apply for opportunities...
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Fidelity Investments On-Campus Recruiting
10/20/2017
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 405
Visit Crusader Connections to learn more about and apply for opportunities...
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Conference: Rethinking the Afropolitan
10/20/2017
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
This conference, being held Oct. 19-21, "Rethinking the Afropolitan:...
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Conference: Rethinking the Afropolitan
10/21/2017
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
This conference, being held Oct. 19-21, "Rethinking the Afropolitan:...
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COES Dinner
10/23/2017
COES Professional Program & Prebusiness Program
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
Open to Campus Community Only
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Book Launch: Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Jesuits
10/23/2017
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Help us commemorate the newly published Cambridge Encyclopedia...
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Athlete Alumni Networking Night
10/24/2017
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite B/C - 4th Fl
The Holy Cross Career Crusaders Networking Night is...
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Athlete Alumni Networking Night
10/24/2017
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
The Holy Cross Career Crusaders Networking Night is a...
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Lecture: Charles Camosy Looks Beyond the Abortion Wars
10/24/2017
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Charles Camosy, associate professor of theology at Fordham University,...
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Washington Semester Program Information Session
10/24/2017
Center for Interdisciplinary Studies
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
The Washington Semester Program is a highly competitive, semester-long...
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Open Enrollment Assistance
10/24/2017
Human Resources
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 410 - Computer Lab
Open to Campus Community Only
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7 C's of Social Change
10/31/2017
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
Open to Campus Community Only
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Lecture: Alan Rosen on Jewish Religious Life and Practice During the Holocaust
11/1/2017
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Alan Rosen, Kraft-Hiatt scholar-in-residence, will give a talk...
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Poetry Reading by Gabrielle Calvocoressi
11/2/2017
English
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Open to the Public
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Black Student Union Presents "Griot"
11/3/2017
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Ballroom & Dunn Rcpt
Open to the Public
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Open Enrollment Assistance
11/3/2017
Human Resources
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 410 - Computer Lab
Open to Campus Community Only
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Lecture: Seth Stephens-Davidowitz on Googling for Hate
11/6/2017
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, a former Google data scientist and author...
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Creating an Inclusive Campus: Skills and Practice
11/6/2017
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 402(03)
This workshop will take diversity and inclusion from theory to...
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Race: The Power of an Illusion Part 3
11/10/2017
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 519
*Episode III – “The House We Live In” focuses not...
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Matthew Hughey Lecture
11/13/2017
Africana Studies
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Open to the Public
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Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu (Event canceled)
11/15/2017
Asian Studies
Dinand Library Levis Browsing Room
Open to the Public
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Conference: Religion, Protest, and Social Upheaval
11/15/2017
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
The recent proliferation of social, political, and economic protest...
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"I Can't Remember What I Just Read!"
11/16/2017
Academic Services and Learning Resources
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(07)
Learn strategies to focus your attention and get more out of the...
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Conference: Religion, Protest, and Social Upheaval
11/16/2017
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
The recent proliferation of social, political, and economic protest...
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Conference: Religion, Protest, and Social Upheaval
11/17/2017
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
The recent proliferation of social, political, and economic protest...
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Open Enrollment Assistance
11/21/2017
Human Resources
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 410 - Computer Lab
Open to Campus Community Only
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Study Smarter, Not Harder!
11/28/2017
Academic Services and Learning Resources
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 408(09)
Why is it so hard to remember what you just heard in lecture or...
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Lecture: Quayshawn Spencer on a Radical Solution to the Race Problem
12/1/2017
Philosophy
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Quayshawn Spencer, assistant professor of philosophy at the University...
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