With 2019 wrapping up in just a few short days, we took a look back at major Holy Cross stories and accomplishments throughout the year.
Here are some of the most notable:
Hundreds of students, faculty and staff gathered to embrace the many faith traditions on campus. Read more.
The largest number of donors in College history — 6,342 — raised $2.6 million in 1.75 days. Read more.
The College was also ranked No. 42 best value overall in the nation. Read more.
The newest associate professors represent 10 different departments across campus, from anthropology to visual arts. Read more.
Timed to the 35th anniversary of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery, the exhibit featured 30-plus bronze sculptures from the famed sculptor. Read more.
The new state-of-the-art recreation facility is scheduled to open in the Fall of 2020. Read more.
As the Unity Week keynote speaker, civil rights activist DeRay McKesson led discussions about getting involved and staying active. Read more.
Data and anecdotes from recent alumni showcase the breadth of opportunities available to graduates. Read more.
The students worked to create positive change across the globe — from Worcester to Honduras and beyond. Read more.
Over four days, 415 students from all class years showcased their work in a variety of disciplines through poster presentations, lectures and performances. Read more.
The former senior associate athletics director for business and finance at Boston College assumed his new role on July 1. Read more.
The highly-competitive Fulbright and Knight-Hennessy scholarships showcase the talent of Holy Cross students. Read more.
Yee spent the year conducting research on Asian American food spaces. Read more.
Commencement speaker Jane McAuliffe, a world-renowned scholar of Islam, urged graduates to speak up even when it’s uncomfortable. Read more.
The students spent a week working with local grassroots organizations and linking their microbiology and history coursework to firsthand experiences. Read more.
Juan Ramos and Andrew Hwang received Marfuggi Awards, and Susan Elizabeth Sweeney was honored with the Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award. Read more.
The ranking highlights public and private colleges that combine outstanding education with economic value. Read more.
Thousands came together to support the mission and future of Holy Cross. Read more.
Over 100 projects ranged from splicing proteins in a chemistry lab to developing the perfect strategy to win the game of Risk. Read more.
Whether advancing brain cancer research in the lab or opening up a shelter for the homeless, Holy Cross students are preparing for their futures. Read more.
The former Holy Cross and Boston Celtics point guard scored the nation’s highest civilian honor. Read more.
The College was lauded for helping graduates get well-paying jobs and pay their loans back. Read more.
830 students from 36 states and seven countries arrived on campus at the beginning of the month. Read more.
The newly promoted faculty members answered questions about their scholarship and more. Read more.
The student and Silkroad-led workshops engaged Burncoat High School’s fine arts magnet students in cross-disciplinary thinking and practice. Read more.
The College’s newest faculty members joined seven different departments. Read more.
The high-achieving alumni received Sanctae Crucis Awards for a range of accomplishments — from educating marginalized children to leading research on breast cancer. Read more.
The College’s goal to be carbon neutral by 2040 was one of the factors taken into consideration for the ranking. Read more.
Grammy Award winners Osvaldo Golijov and Silkroad Ensemble teamed up to showcase the long-anticipated song cycle. Read more.
The team beat out Georgetown to clinch the title for the first time since 2009 and the seventh time in program history. Read more.
The annual event featured keynote speaker artist Maggie O’Neill ’99, panel discussions with alumnae in varying fields and networking sessions. Read more.
The ranking is based on the salaries of both recent graduates and those with more than 10 years of experience. Read more.
The ‘Dharma and Punya: Buddhist Ritual Art of Nepal’ exhibit was dubbed ‘a gem’ by longtime arts critic Holland Cotter. Read more.
Students, faculty and staff take time to reflect on the spirit of the Christmas season. Read more.
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