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01/22/21

Holy Cross Announces Record $23.5 Million Estate Gift

Agnes Williams gift will launch $40M Hope + Access Campaign for Financial Aid

The College of the Holy Cross has received a $23.5 million gift from the late Agnes Neill Williams, former member of the Board of Trustees – the....
12/21/20

Holy Cross Celebrates Annual Festival of Lessons and Carols Virtually

The 42nd year of the beloved holiday tradition brought the community together in a time of dispersion

The 42nd Annual Festival of Lessons and Carols at College of the Holy Cross was held on December 18, 2020, via a YouTube premiere available to....
12/14/20

Blog: Intarapanich ’24 Excited to Meet Classmates and Explore Internship and Research Opportunities

The Virginia native is interested in political science, health professions advising, and Middle Eastern studies

Name: Yada Intarapanich ’24 Hometown: Falls Church, Virginia. Studies She’s Considering: Political science, health professions advising, and....
12/14/20

Blog: Dolan ’24 Looking Forward to Arriving on Campus and Joining Ski Club

The Vermont native is interested in psychology, education, and the Teacher Education Program

Name: Grace Dolan ’24 Hometown: Stowe, Vermont Studies She’s Considering: Psychology major and education minor, Teacher Education Program Why....
12/14/20

Blog: Driscoll ’24 Looking Forward to Making Friends and Exploring Opportunities at Holy Cross

Name: Grace Driscoll ’24 Hometown: Minneapolis, Minnesota Studies She’s Considering: International studies, business, ethics, and society....
12/14/20

Blog: Whaley ’24 Plans to Volunteer in Worcester and Study Abroad

The North Carolina native is interested in political science, history, and pre-law

Name: Owen Whaley ’24 Hometown: Cary, North Carolina Studies he’s considering: Political science, history, pre-law program Activities:....
12/14/20

Blog: Ojanen ’24 Eager to Get Involved With Community and Ministry at Holy Cross

The New Hampshire native is interested in studying English and religious studies

Name: Elsi Ojanen ’24 Hometown: Rindge, NH Studies She’s Considering: English and religious studies Why She Chose Holy Cross: I chose....
12/09/20

Holy Cross Associate Professor of Psychology Awarded $650,000 in Research Grants

Professor Florencia Anggoro's Research Will Explore Scientific and Religious Cognition in Indonesia

Florencia Anggoro, associate professor of psychology at the College of the Holy Cross, was recently awarded two Templeton Foundation subgrants....
11/23/20

Holy Cross’ 15th Annual Women in Business Conference Shatters Attendance Record With Virtual Format

The conference provided opportunities for hundreds to network with and learn from successful women entrepreneurs and executives

Like most events this year, Holy Cross’ 15th Annual Women in Business Conference on November 7 was adapted into a virtual format due to the....
11/19/20

31 Holy Cross Students Inducted Into Jesuit Honor Society

Alpha Sigma Nu acceptance is granted to less than four percent of the class

Thirty-one Holy Cross students were inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu,  the Jesuit honor society founded in 1915, at a virtual ceremony held recently.....
11/06/20

Holy Cross Alumnus Honored By American Heart Association for National Leadership

Robert Harrington, M.D., '82 receives the Distinguished National Leadership Award for his service

Robert Harrington, M.D., ’82, recent past president of the American Heart Association (AHA), has been honored with the organization’s....
11/02/20

Holy Cross Names Cornell LeSane Vice Provost for Enrollment Management

New leadership role will oversee admissions and financial aid

Cornell B. LeSane II has been appointed the inaugural vice provost for enrollment management at the College of the Holy Cross, Provost Margaret....
10/13/20

Cantor Art Gallery to Exhibit the ‘New Gilded Age’ by Boston Artist B. Lynch

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross, will present the work of Boston-based artist B. Lynch in the exhibition....
10/11/20

Tracing and Celebrating Indigenous Roots at the College of the Holy Cross

1620/2020 Speaker Series is part of ongoing work to educate the campus community on the College’s complex history

It is a well-known story that Holy Cross was formally established by the Jesuits in 1843, on land that college founder Bishop Benedict J. Fenwick,....
10/07/20

Dr. Anthony Fauci ’62 Talks to Holy Cross Students About the Pandemic: ‘Don’t Give Up Hope’

In a live webinar, the Classics major answered questions from students on COVID-19

Dr. Anthony Fauci ’62, the nation’s most trusted expert leading the COVID-19 response, joined current Holy Cross students in a live....
10/02/20

Eco-Action Co-Chairs Focus on Virtual Sustainability Efforts

The student-led group is innovating outreach activities for a remote semester

When the College’s student-led Eco-Action group was canvassing for student votes for the Holy Cross Green Fund last year, Kimberly Fetherston....
10/02/20

COVID Chronicles: Student Project Documents On- and Off-Campus Life Amid Pandemic

Student research associates spent their summer collecting oral histories and researching stories emerging from this crisis

In the midst of the disruption brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic this past spring, while many of his peers were still grappling with the challenges....
09/30/20

Mulledy Name To Be Removed From Brooks-Mulledy Hall

Long a discussion in the Holy Cross community, the renaming comes as the College pledges to be more intentionally anti-racist

Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president of the College, announced in his fall address that Brooks-Mulledy Hall will now be known as Brooks Hall. “In....
09/30/20

Rev. James Martin, S.J. Joins Holy Cross Community to Discuss How to Cope During a Time of Crisis Using Ignatian Tools

The live webinar featured 1,400 participants, including alumni, students, parents, faculty and staff

Renowned Jesuit priest Rev. James Martin, S.J. joined the Holy Cross community on September 28 for a live webinar, “Ignatian Tools During a....
09/23/20

Holy Cross Reaches Milestone in Construction of Center for Performing Arts

The topping out ceremony marked progress as the state-of-the-art facility continues construction

Last week, a small group gathered for the topping out ceremony to watch the final beam be placed atop the Prior Center for Performing Arts. This....