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02/01/23

Holy Cross Releases ‘Aspire,’ Its Strategic Plan for the Next Decade

Six pillars outline long-term priorities.

The College of the Holy Cross on Feb. 1 released its strategic plan, Aspire: Our Strategic Vision for a Hope-Filled Future, which prioritizes areas....
01/26/23

Cantor Art Gallery to Showcase the Famed Chertsey Tiles and the Visual Culture of Medieval Europe in ‘Bringing the Holy Land Home’ Exhibition

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross, is pleased to present the upcoming exhibition “Bringing the Holy Land....
01/26/23

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones to Deliver 55th Annual Hanify-Howland Memorial Lecture at Holy Cross

Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones, creator of the 1619 Project and a staff writer at The New York Times Magazine, will deliver the....
01/24/23

Holy Cross Names Elliott Visconsi ’95 Provost and Dean of the College

The College of the Holy Cross has named Elliott Visconsi, an academic leader and class of 1995 alumnus, as its new provost and dean of the College,....
01/11/23

College of the Holy Cross Launches Site to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Coeducation

Site serves as information hub for the 2022-2024 celebration.

The College of the Holy Cross has launched a new website to serve as the central repository for information, events, news, resources and more....
01/05/23

Holy Cross Associate Professor Named Worcester Poet Laureate

Oliver de la Paz, an award-winning poet and literary educator, will serve in the role through December 2025.

Worcester officials have appointed Oliver de la Paz, associate professor of English and award-winning author, as the city’s poet laureate. He will....
01/03/23

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI’s Legacy is Complex, Writes Holy Cross Professor

The Conversation

With the passing of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the late pontiff leaves behind a complex legacy of brilliant intellectualism and the shadows of....
12/22/22

Patrick Tutwiler ’97 Appointed Massachusetts Secretary of Education

As secretary, Tutwiler will oversee the commonwealth’s education and instruction policy agenda.

Massachusetts Governor-elect Maura Healey has appointed Patrick Tutwiler ’97 as the next secretary of education for the Commonwealth of....
12/21/22

Holy Cross 2022: The Year in Review

New buildings, high-profile visitors and major milestones were just some of the many events and announcements making news on Mount St. James in 2022.

$110 Million Prior Performing Arts Center Opens Members of the campus and local communities toured the new Prior Performing Arts Center during a....
12/20/22

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays 2022 from Holy Cross

The College of the Holy Cross wishes you a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! We hope you enjoy this video, featuring a glimpse of the seasonal....
12/02/22

Holy Cross Kicks Off the Holiday Season

Seasonal temperatures, cocoa and carols mark the annual event.

The College of the Holy Cross celebrated the start of the holiday season on campus Thursday night with the annual tree lighting ceremony outside....
12/01/22

Bringing Narrative Art Forms to Life for Students

Associate Professor Jorge Santos highlights graphic novels' significant role in documenting history.

Jorge Santos, associate professor of English, focuses his research on ethnic American literature, immigrant and migrant literature, ethnic studies,....
11/28/22

34 Holy Cross Students Inducted Into Jesuit Honor Society

The honor is bestowed on fewer than 4% of a class.

  In October, 34 members of the College of the Holy Cross class of 2023 were inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society.  Selection....
11/03/22

Holy Cross Names Jeremy Thompson Vice President for Communications and Marketing

Holy Cross has named Jeremy Thompson, an experienced leader in the field, as its new vice president for communications and marketing. Starting on....
10/25/22

Cantor Art Gallery Exhibition in the Prior Performing Arts Center to Showcase Work by Emerging Contemporary Artists

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross is pleased to present works by emerging contemporary artists from the....
10/21/22

Helen Boucher, M.D., ’86 Appointed Dean of Tufts University School of Medicine

Holy Cross’ first woman board chair is now the first woman to serve as dean of the medical school.

Helen Boucher, M.D., ‘86, chair of the College of the Holy Cross board of trustees, has been named permanent dean of the Tufts University School of....
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....