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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....

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....

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....

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....

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....

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....

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....

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....

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....

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....

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....

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....

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....

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....

Holy Cross’ Cantor Art Gallery to Feature Work of Senior Visual Arts Majors in the Exhibition ‘Remember Tomorrow’

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at Holy Cross is honored to present the work of nine graduating visual arts majors in the exhibition....

Holy Cross Students Inducted Into New Honor Society Chapter for First-generation Students

The Tri-Alpha inaugural ceremony was held April 19 on campus

In an inaugural ceremony on April 19, Holy Cross inducted 123 students into the Alpha Alpha Alpha (Tri-Alpha) Honor Society, a national honor society....

Holy Cross Launches President’s ‘Defending Democracy’ Discussion Series

Series to feature address by 2021 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Maria Ressa

The College of the Holy Cross announced that the Office of the President, under the leadership of President Vincent D. Rougeau, will be sponsoring a....

Holy Cross to Name Science Complex for Dr. Anthony Fauci ‘62

Fauci, a classics major, has led the nation’s response to health crises for nearly four decades

The Integrated Science Complex at College of the Holy Cross will be renamed this summer in honor of Dr. Anthony Fauci, one of the college’s most....

WATCH: Holy Cross Faculty Discuss the Living Legacy of Global Health Champion Paul Farmer

Ten years ago, global health champion Dr. Paul Farmer was an honorary degree recipient and commencement speaker at Holy Cross, telling graduates,....

Annual Giving Day Sets New Records, Reaffirms the Power of Purple

Holy Cross community rallies around mission, shows loyalty and passion

On February 25, despite a campus shutdown due to inclement weather, the College once again broke records on its annual Giving Day. A total of 5,361....