As 2018 comes to a close, we look back at the major accomplishments and milestones that made up the past year at Holy Cross.
Here are some of the most notable:
The gift offered by the family of pioneer in consumer research and information, J.D. Power III ’53, supports the enhancement and expansion of the College’s experiential learning opportunities. Read more.
Coming from a diversity of fields, these accomplished faculty members were promoted to associate professor with tenure. Read more.
The College was in good company, following University of Notre Dame, Georgetown University and Boston College. Read more.
The Board of Trustees announced the decision about the school’s moniker after months of discussion and discernment. Read more.
The New York Times bestselling author addressed students during the Unity Week keynote, touching on many social justice issues. Read more.
Alongside nearly 200 Holy Cross students, the high schoolers celebrated, explored and learned how women in STEM fields can change the equation. Read more.
The $95 million facility gives all Crusader student-athletes a world-class collegiate, competitive experience, and puts Holy Cross a step above its peer institutions. Read more.
The four-day event was filled with performances, poster sessions and presentations across academic disciplines and class years. Read more.
The recipient of a McArthur “Genius” Award and two Tony’s offered a lecture and discussion sessions, and his visit was featured on WGBH’s Open Studio. Read more.
Members of the graduating class sat down to talk about their transformations over four years at Holy Cross. Read more.
“Your future is our great hope,” celebrated NPR journalist and commencement speaker Michele Norris said to the graduates. Read more.
The cornerstone of the College was set in place in June 1843. One-hundred and seventy-five years later, Holy Cross is celebrating the milestone with events throughout the year. Read more.
Marfuggi Awards were given to Neel Smith and Lorelle Semley, who also received a notable Burkhardt Fellowship. Read more.
Fulbrights, Critical Language Scholarships and NSF Graduate Research Fellowships were among the competitive awards won. Read more.
The professors answered questions on their scholarship and proudest accomplishments. Read more.
The year’s success was a result of the support of more than 20,000 alumni, parents and friends. Read more.
From digging up fossils in the Midwest to interviewing three generations of women in Russia, Holy Cross students were performing cutting-edge research. Read more.
On Aug. 25, the class of 2022, made up of 869 students from 33 states and eight countries, were welcomed to Mount St. James. Read more.
Conde Nast Traveler put Holy Cross on its list for 2018. Read more.
Students, faculty and staff gathered on the Kimball quad for gourmet food and live entertainment to celebrate the milestone. Read more.
Thousands gathered for an event-filled weekend centered around the first football game played between the teams in 32 years. Read more.
The distinguished alumni were honored with Sanctae Crucis Awards for their lifelong accomplishments and commitment to living the Holy Cross mission. Read more.
The new faculty members bring a wealth of knowledge to eight different departments at Holy Cross. Read more.
Beyond salary potential, PayScale named Holy Cross a top school for business majors, based on the success and strength of our accounting major. Read more.
With a Graduation Success Rate of 98 percent, Holy Cross ties 8th-best in the nation out of 352 Division I schools, according to the NCAA. Read more.
Nearly 300 alumni and current students spent a weekend honoring the history and importance of the organization. Read more.
The half-day event invited all students, faculty and staff to engage in dialogue, gain new perspectives, and offer ideas for building a more inclusive community. Read more.
Among baccalaureate colleges with long term study abroad programs, Holy Cross came in at No. 2 on the Institute of International Education’s annual list. Read more.
The initiative brings together more than 100 of the nation’s top-performing colleges and universities in an alliance to substantially expand the number of talented lower-income and first-generation students at undergraduate institutions with the highest graduation rates. Read more.
Students, faculty and staff embrace the spirit of the season by sharing the best gifts they’ve ever received. Read more.
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