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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....
08/05/20

Holy Cross Names Marisa Gregg Vice President for Communications and Marketing

College of the Holy Cross President Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J. has named Marisa Gregg as the college’s vice president for communications and....
08/04/20

Holy Cross Professor Receives Mathematical Association of America Award

Professor John B. Little was recognized for "expository excellence" for a recent publication

Longtime Holy Cross professor John B. Little of the mathematics and computer science department was awarded a Paul R. Halmos-Lester R. Ford Award by....
08/03/20

Holy Cross Student Summer: Charlie Millard ’22

An opportunity as a Holy Cross summer research associate leads to promising discoveries for a budding scientist

Charlie Millard ’22 Summer Plans: Research Associate Hometown: Southport, CT Major: Biology Summer Plans In the “Sheehy Lab,” we....
08/03/20

A Passion for Music: Fenwick Scholar Matthew Pinder ’20

With an opportunity to spend the academic year composing, this year's Fenwick Scholar gives the timeless narrative of the Passion a fresh take

If you had told him when he was a first-year student that he would be spending his senior year at Holy Cross composing music, Matthew Pinder....
07/29/20

Holy Cross Student Summer: Elizabeth Larkin ’21

The design and marketing intern finds inspiration from a mentor and Holy Cross alumna

Elizabeth Larkin ’21 Summer Plans: Intern, Seaside Design and Digital Marketing Hometown: Centerport, NY Major: Philosophy, studio art minor....
07/29/20

Unprecedented Year Ignites Engagement Across Holy Cross Community

Through challenging times, alumni, parents and friends demonstrated overwhelming commitment to, concern for others

In the face of 2020’s historic challenges, the Holy Cross community continued its ardent support for the College’s mission – to be....
07/23/20

Holy Cross Student Summer: Ramses Taveras ’22

The financial industry intern applies lessons learned at Holy Cross to real-world business needs

Ramses Taveras ’22 Summer Plans: Intern, Jefferies Financial Group Hometown: New Haven, CT Majors: Economics and International Studies,....
07/21/20

Holy Cross Student Summer: Paulina Martin ’21

Her internship with United Way is giving this rising senior a firsthand look at the challenges and rewards of nonprofit work

Paulina Martin ’21 Summer Plans: Intern, United Way/Worcester Together Hometown: Mansfield, MA Major: History Summer Plans I am interning with....
07/15/20

Holy Cross’ Alexander Hamilton Society Awarded “Best New Chapter” in 2020

Led by a passionate team of students, the group was recognized by the National Society

When Will Poplawski ’20, a political science major, learned about the Alexander Hamilton Society (AHS) during his sophomore year from Daniel....
07/13/20

Holy Cross Announces 40-Point Anti-Racism Action Plan

Action steps reflect and reaffirm the College's commitment to be an actively anti-racist organization

On June 19, College President Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., announced a 40-point Anti-Racism Action Plan, designed to create a culture of....
07/02/20

Holy Cross Religious Studies Professor Receives $5,000 Grant from the Wabash Center

The award will be used to promote diversity and equity within teaching and learning at the College

Holy Cross Religious Studies Professor Tat siong Benny Liew has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in....
07/01/20

Holy Cross 2020 Graduates Find Success in Entering the Workforce

Eight Recent Holy Cross Graduates Explain How Their Undergraduate Experiences Prepared Them for Life After College

As recent Class of 2020 graduates from the across the country make their way into “the real world,” we caught up with eight of the newest Holy....
07/01/20

Holy Cross Funds Remote Student Research Opportunities

The summer research program provides Holy Cross students with professional-level research opportunities as undergraduates

As the coronavirus pandemic began to sweep the nation this past spring, it became clear that Holy Cross’ Weiss Summer Research program would....