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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....
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....