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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....
09/22/20

President Boroughs Announces Plan to Step Aside

Fr. Boroughs will leave the College in June after a nine-year tenure

The Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president of the College of the Holy Cross, announced Tuesday that this academic year will be his last, ending a....
09/09/20

Holy Cross Professor Spearheads Virtual Study Abroad for the College and Russian State University for the Humanities

The remote summer study provided Holy Cross students an immersive experience to enhance their Russian language abilities

When the 2020 Moscow Maymester was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 12 students who were scheduled to attend found themselves suddenly....
09/06/20

HC Student Summer: Quetzali Gomez ’23

A summer internship working with students and families has sparked an interest in a Public Policy career for this rising sophomore

Quetzali Gomez ’23 Summer Plans: Intern, Beacon Place Hometown: Highwood, IL Major: Sociology and Spanish Summer Plans My summer internship was....
09/04/20

Holy Cross Names Maia Lee-Chin ’21 as the College’s 2020-21 Fenwick Scholar

Her project will bring Classics to the classrooms of Worcester as she studies the motivations of elementary school students to read informational texts

If you were to think of books that students in the six-to-eight-year-old range should be reading in school, the Iliad would likely not be on your....
09/02/20

Remote Fall Semester Begins at the College of the Holy Cross

As the semester kicks off, the College welcomes students—including the incoming Class of 2024—to a remote learning environment

On Tuesday, September 1, Holy Cross kicked off the fall semester with the first day of classes as the College began the year with all students....
09/01/20

Holy Cross Chaplains’ Office To Offer Livestreaming Mass Throughout the Fall Semester

The livestreaming services will replace the Chaplains' "Closing the Distance" web series

Beginning Sunday, September 6, the Office of the College Chaplains will livestream Mass at 11:30 a.m. ET from St. Joseph Memorial Chapel. Throughout....
08/25/20

Holy Cross Student Summer: Abbey Harris ’21

On the ground at UMass Marlborough as a Certified Nurse Assistant, the rising senior's eye-opening summer involves working directly with COVID-19 patients

Abbey Harris ’21 Summer Plans: Certified Nurse Assistant, UMass Memorial Marlborough Hospital Hometown: Fayetteville, NY Major: Biology, Health....
08/25/20

Holy Cross Student Summer: Zach Turner ’21

A summer internship at an engineering lab gives this Holy Cross rising senior an opportunity to put his physics, statistics and computer science lessons to work

Zach Turner ’21 Summer Plans: Intern, East Coast Metrology Hometown: Danvers, MA Major: Physics, statistics minor Summer Plans I am interning....
08/25/20

Holy Cross Student Summer: Katie Knippler ’22

As a summer research associate for the College, she'll dive into the life of poet Elizabeth Bishop and her connection to Worcester as part of a study on the concept of home

Katie Knippler ’22 Summer Plans: Research Associate Hometown: Hanover, NH Major: English, German minor Summer Plans I’m spending this....
08/25/20

Holy Cross Student Summer: Tatiana Thompson ’22

As a research associate at Holy Cross, she'll spend the summer researching the relationship between studying ethics and studying medicine

Tatiana Thompson ’22 Summer Plans: Research Associate Hometown: Bridgeport, Connecticut Major: Neuroscience, Health Professions Advising....
08/24/20

Holy Cross Student Summer: Billy Fitzpatrick ’20

A narrative history project gives the recent Holy Cross graduate a front-row seat to the crucial relationship between city and community leaders

Billy Fitzpatrick ’20 Summer Plans: Research Associate Hometown: Westfield, New Jersey Major: Economics Summer Plans Two prominent nonprofit....
08/14/20

O’Keefe ’76 Begins Term Leading New East Coast Jesuits Province

The longtime teacher and mentor will serve as provincial of the Society of Jesus' new USA East Province

The Very Rev. Joseph M. O’Keefe, S.J., ’76 began his term as provincial of the Society of Jesus’ new USA East Province on July 31....
08/14/20

Six Holy Cross Students Awarded Fulbright Scholarships

Recipients to teach or conduct research in Germany, the Czech Republic, India and Malaysia

Six members of the Class of 2020 have been awarded Fulbright grants to teach or conduct research abroad during the 2020-21 academic year. This....
08/14/20

Holy Cross Student Summer: Christina Casey ’22

The rising junior applies the teamwork and collaboration skills she fostered on The Hill to her internship for a WNBA champion team

Christina Casey ’22 Summer Plans: Intern, LA Sparks Hometown: Sherman Oaks, CA Major: Political Science Minor: Business, Ethics, and Society....
08/14/20

Holy Cross Student Summer: Christopher Smith ’22

The Holy Cross rising junior contributes to a COVID-19 vaccine research study as part of his summer research internship

Christopher Smith ’22 Summer Plans: Intern, NY Medical College Hometown: Tillson, NY Major: Environmental Studies Summer Plans I am a research....
08/12/20

Holy Cross Student Summer: Mandusu Sidibay ’21

A dream internship in the music industry sets the stage for a career as a creative content producer

Mandusu Sidibay ’21 Summer Plans: Intern, Urbanlinx Media Inc and HotNewHipHop Hometown: Dorchester, MA Major: Political Science, Africana....
08/10/20

College Shifting to Fully-Remote Fall Semester

Holy Cross will shift to fully remote classes with a very limited number of students on campus this fall, President Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J.....
08/07/20

Holy Cross Awarded in Multiple Categories of International Academy of Dispute Resolution Vilnius Competition

Three Holy Cross students participated in the international competition—and took home top prizes in their categories

As one of only two undergraduate institutions invited to participate in this year’s International Academy of Dispute Resolution (INADR) Vilnius....
08/05/20

Holy Cross Students Find Ways to Continue Supporting Worcester Community Organizations During the Pandemic

The community created by CBL and SPUD perseveres through COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis has brought disruption and loss, but it has also sparked in many Holy Cross students the desire to help and inspired new ways to....
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HC Green Fund First-Ever General Meeting
9/28/2020
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Join the first-ever Holy Cross Green Fund general meeting. Established by students in...


Acorn Recycling Day
9/28/2020
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Acorn Recycling Day
9/29/2020
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Impostor Syndrome on College Campuses
9/30/2020
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Join the Office of Multicultural Education for a keynote address that will provide an...


HC Green Fund Virtual Working Party
10/1/2020
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Join a virtual workspace weekly to brainstorm campus sustainability projects, develop...


Holy Cross Student Forum with Dr. Anthony Fauci '62
10/6/2020
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NEW DATE: Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 2 p.m.Begin the fall 2020 semester in a conversation...


HC Green Fund Virtual Working Party
10/8/2020
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HC Green Fund Virtual Working Party
10/15/2020
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HC Green Fund Virtual Working Party
10/22/2020
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HC Green Fund Virtual Working Party
10/29/2020
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HC Green Fund Virtual Working Party
11/5/2020
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HC Green Fund Virtual Working Party
11/12/2020
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HC Green Fund Virtual Working Party
11/19/2020
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Becoming a White Ally for Racial Justice Workshop Series (FACULTY, STAFF AND STUDENTS)
12/2/2020
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The Offices of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Multicultural Education invite all...