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09/26/22

Photo Gallery: Visitors Experience Prior Performing Arts Center at Community Day

Faculty, staff, students, alumni and Worcester residents tour the building and enjoy music, dance and theater open rehearsals and performances.

The College of the Holy Cross welcomed members of the campus and local communities to the Prior Performing Arts Center Community Day on Saturday,....
09/14/22

Holy Cross Announces $40 Million Scholarship Initiative to Expand Access to Financial Aid

Partnership with Schuler Education Foundation to increase access for high-achieving undocumented and Pell-eligible students

The College of the Holy Cross announced today it has partnered with the Schuler Education Foundation on a $20 million matching grant, for a total of....
09/12/22

Prior Performing Arts Center at the College of the Holy Cross—a New Facility Designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro—Welcomes the Campus Community This Fall

Construction on the Prior Performing Arts Center at the College of the Holy Cross is complete, and the building is in use by the campus community.....
09/12/22

Holy Cross Rises to #33 on U.S. News’ Ranking of National Liberal Arts Colleges

College’s alumni giving rate remains among Top 10 in the country.

In its annual set of college rankings, U.S. News & World Report has ranked the College of the Holy Cross 33rd among national liberal arts....
09/08/22

College Releases Report on Historical Claims of Misconduct

President Rougeau expresses gratitude to survivors, will create committee to review and implement recommendations

The College of the Holy Cross this week released the detailed results of a comprehensive investigation into historical incidents of faculty sexual....
09/06/22

Inaugural Cantor Art Gallery Exhibition in the Prior Performing Arts Center to Showcase Faculty Works

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross is pleased to announce the first exhibition in its new home in the Prior....
09/02/22

Pontiffs Must Demonstrate ‘Extraordinary Virtue’ to Become Saints, Says Religious Studies Professor

The Conversation

On Sept. 4, 2022, Pope John Paul I will be beatified, which is the last step before being canonized as a Catholic saint, begging the question: Does....
09/01/22

Prior Performing Arts Center to Welcome the Campus and Local Communities During Community Day

Professor Kyle Frisina named as the center’s interim director for its inaugural year

The College of the Holy Cross will welcome the Holy Cross and Worcester communities to the newly completed Prior Performing Arts Center for a special....
08/29/22

College of the Holy Cross Welcomes Largest Class in School History

The class of 2026 is 10% larger than the previous year.

The College of the Holy Cross welcomed the largest class in its 179-year history on Aug. 27, when 904 members of the class of 2026 moved onto Mount....
08/19/22

Cantor Art Gallery Commissions Large-Scale Painting by Justine Hill ’08 to Mark the Opening of Its New Home in the Prior Performing Arts Center

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery is pleased to announce that it has invited Brooklyn-based artist and College of the Holy Cross alumna....
08/10/22

Holy Cross Eliminates Application Fee for Worcester Public Schools Students

Initiative aims to remove barriers to the college application process

The College of the Holy Cross announced today that it is eliminating its $60 application fee for students currently enrolled in the Worcester Public....
07/14/22

College of the Holy Cross Raises $58.1 Million Over Fiscal Year 2022

Each gift helps students “achieve and succeed,” says President Vincent D. Rougeau.

The College of the Holy Cross raised $58.1 million over fiscal year 2022, making the period its second most successful fundraising year over the past....
06/11/22

Fr. Jim Hayes, S.J., ’72 Blessing: Anthony Fauci Dedication Ceremony

Fr. Jim Hayes, S.J., ’72, Holy Cross associate chaplain for mission: Let us pray in profound gratitude: Brilliant God, we marvel at your....
06/11/22

Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., ’62, Hon. ’87 Remarks: Dedication Ceremony

Warm greetings to you all and thank you so much President Rougeau for that kind introduction. Really, I’m terribly moved. How wonderful it is to be....
06/11/22

Helen Boucher, M.D., ’86 Remarks: Fauci Dedication Ceremony

Helen Boucher, M.D., ’86, dean ad interim for Tufts University School of Medicine, chief academic officer for Tufts Medicine and incoming chair of....
06/11/22

Vincent D. Rougeau Remarks: Fauci Dedication Ceremony

College of the Holy Cross President Vincent D. Rougeau: Thank you, Helen. We have an abundance of brilliant servant leaders with us today, and we are....
06/11/22

Margaret Freije Remarks: Fauci Dedication Ceremony

Margaret Freije, provost and dean of the College: Good morning, my name is Margaret Freije. I am the Provost and Dean of the College, and I am....
06/01/22

Holy Cross Vice President of Advancement Announces Departure

Tracy Barlok to step down this summer

College of the Holy Cross President Vincent D. Rougeau announced today that Vice President for Advancement Tracy Barlok will step down from her role....
05/09/22

Rebecca Henion ‘22 Named Class of 2022 Valedictorian

The Danvers, Mass. native, who is a mathematics major and statistics minor, will deliver the valedictory address at Commencement

Rebecca Henion ’22 has been selected to deliver the Class of 2022 valedictory address at the Commencement ceremony on Friday, May 27. Henion is....
04/28/22

Academic Conference Returns To Campus

The annual tradition showcases the scholarship, research and creativity of more than 400 Holy Cross students

Following a virtual event in 2020 and a hybrid version in 2021, Academic Conference, the annual multi-day celebration of student academic excellence....