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12/21/21

2021 at Holy Cross: A Year in Stories

The College welcomed new President Vincent Rougeau, kickstarted a campaign to raise funds for need-based financial aid, was recognized for its sustainability-related policies, practices and programs, and much more

As 2021 comes to a close, we look back at the major stories and milestones from the past year at Holy Cross.
12/21/21

Video: Merry Christmas From Holy Cross!

The College celebrates its annual Christmas tree lighting, the 43rd Advent Festival of Lessons & Carols, and more

The College of the Holy Cross community was grateful to return this year to beloved campus traditions like our annual Christmas tree lighting....
12/06/21

Holy Cross Names Kit Hughes as New Athletics Director

New Crusaders leader comes to Worcester from Division 1 Bowling Green State University

College of the Holy Cross President Vincent D. Rougeau announced Monday that the College has hired Christopher ‘Kit’ Hughes, an experienced....
12/01/21

Holy Cross Names Tomicka Wagstaff as New Vice Provost for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Key administrative role provides leadership and strategic direction for the College’s efforts to promote diversity, equity and inclusion

College of the Holy Cross announced Wednesday it has hired Tomicka Wagstaff, an experienced leader in the field, as its new vice provost for....
11/17/21

WATCH: President Rougeau leads discussion on U.S. politics and the Catholic Church

President, New York Times columnist and Commonweal editor discuss the role and future of the church in America

What has American politics done to the Catholic Church? Holy Cross President Vincent Rougeau led a discussion on Nov. 16 in Rehm Library on campus to....
11/12/21

Documentary ‘Pakachoag: Where The River Bends’ Premieres at Holy Cross

The film examines the history of the College’s relationship to the Indigenous Nipmuc people

When College of the Holy Cross was founded in 1843, it was built on land that had been home to Indigenous people for centuries. A new film by Holy....
11/09/21

Holy Cross Magazine Podcast: Guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

In the latest episode of the Holy Cross Magazine Podcast, Col. Patrick Roddy Jr. ’99, commander of the 3rd U.S. Infantry, takes listeners inside....
11/03/21

Holy Cross Professors’ Research to Address HIV Stigma, Racial Equity in Health and the Impact of Local Poetry in Worcester

The initiative was sponsored by an $800,000 Mellon Foundation grant

Holy Cross announced the recipients of the “Scholarship in Action” grants for the 2021-2022 academic year, an initiative that advances....
11/02/21

30 Holy Cross Students Inducted Into Jesuit Honor Society

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

Thirty Holy Cross students were inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society founded in 1915, at a ceremony held on Sunday, Oct. 24th in....
10/29/21

Video: 45 Years of Designing Costumes for Student Actors: Meet Holy Cross’ Kurt Hultgren

The lecturer and costume designer has been creating characters on The Hill since 1977

Ever wondered how theatre costumes are designed and created? Meet Kurt Hultgren, the man behind the curtain, who has been designing costumes for the....
10/22/21

Holy Cross Celebrates Inauguration of 33rd President Vincent D. Rougeau

Rougeau makes history as the College's first lay and first Black president

Vincent D. Rougeau was installed as College of the Holy Cross’ 33rd president – the first lay and first Black president to lead the....
10/21/21

True Democracy Is Made Possible Through Work of Liberal Arts Institutions Like Holy Cross, Says Famed Legal Scholar Martha Minow

Holy Cross faculty symposium on democratic citizenship and global engagement was part of the inauguration festivities for President Vincent D. Rougeau

These are not good times for democracy, human rights expert, legal scholar and former Dean of Harvard Law School Martha Minow told a Holy Cross....
10/21/21

Blog: Hannick ’23 Expanding our Community and Connecting with Others

  Name: Maggie Hannick ’23 Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri Areas of Studies: Health Studies and Mandarin Chinese on the prelaw track Why....
10/21/21

Blog: Ruel ’25 Exploring Her Passions and Making Memories

  Name: Isabella Ruel ’25 Hometown: Littleton, MA Studies She’s Considering: Neuroscience major, education minor, dance minor Why....
10/21/21

Blog: Berardelli ’25 Sharing Her Transition to Life on The Hill

    Name:Alexandra Berardelli ’25 Hometown: Brooklyn, New York Studies She’s Considering: Classics Why She Chose Holy Cross: I....
10/21/21

Blog: Economou ’25 Worcester Native Excited to Showcase The Hill

    Name: Alexandra Economou ’25 Hometown: Worcester, MA Studies She’s Considering: History, Education, and Deaf Studies Why....
10/21/21

Blog: Janigian ’25 Immersing Herself as an Active Member of the Community

Name: Eva Janigian ’25 Hometown: Fairlawn, Ohio Studies She’s Considering: Classics, Anthropology, Computer Science Why She Chose Holy....
10/21/21

Blog: Lucas ’25 A Texan’s Perspective of Life on The Hill

Name: Joseph Lucas ’25 Hometown: Pflugerville, Texas Studies She’s Considering: Political Science or Psychology Why He Chose Holy Cross:  I....
10/21/21

Blog: Santiago ’23 Starting Conversations on The Hill

Name: Simonai Santiago ’23 Hometown: Lawrence, MA Area of Studies: (Major) Health Studies, (Minor Concentration)  Africana Studies and Pre-Health....
10/21/21

Blog: Gonzalez ’22 Immersing Herself in Irish Culture

Name: Jany M. Gonzalez ’22 Hometown: Johnston, Rhode Island Areas of study: International Studies and Health Studies double major Studying abroad....