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Administrators to Serve Midnight Breakfast to Students During Finals Week

  As students prepare for final exams, the College of the Holy Cross prepares to help students take a break from studying and recharge at....

Holy Cross Students Host Relay for Life

On April 22, 29 teams made up of 213 members of the College of the Holy Cross community participated in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for....

Spring Weekend is Coming: CAB to Host Series of Events for Spring Weekend 2016

Spring Concert to feature Third Eye Blind & JoJo

Classes are almost over and the school year is winding down. That means it’s time for Spring Weekend, May 5–9. Thursday, May 5 Spring Weekend....

Holy Cross Alumna Among Those Intended for Appointment to Key White House Administration Positions

President Obama announced his intent to appoint several administration positions to the White House Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity....

Students Organize 19th Annual Holy Cross Cares Day

Hundreds of students accompanied by faculty and staff from the College of the Holy Cross will participate in the 19th annual Holy Cross Cares Day on....

Marshall Memorial Grants Support Holy Cross Student Projects to Improve the Worcester Community

Magafan Mural Project team restores 68 year old murals with the support of grant

This year, 17 students were awarded Marshall Memorial Grants through the Marshall Memorial Fund. Each semester the fund awards grants typically....

Holy Cross to Host 44th Annual Classics Day for High School Students

The College of the Holy Cross will hold its 44th annual Classics Day on Thursday, April 7. The day features a series of events relating to both the....

245 Students Participate in Service Projects During Spring Break

An additional 58 students took part in business workshops, a spiritual retreat and choral performances


Holy Cross Theatre Department Presents William Shakespeare’s Famous Tragedy ‘Hamlet’

The production will also be performed at the Hanover Theatre for 1600 students from the Worcester School District

The College of the Holy Cross theatre department will present their modern-dress production of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” directed by....

Career Mentorship Day Inspires Holy Cross Men’s Lacrosse Team and Alumni

AJCU's Connections

This article ran in the March issue of Connections, an online publication of the Associations of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.    In late....

Holy Cross Chapel Artist Series to Feature French Organists Francis Chapelet and Uriel Valadeau

Organ Scholar Abraham Ross ’16 to perform

The College of the Holy Cross presents the final two concerts of the season in its Chapel Artist Series. Abraham Ross ’16, a Holy Cross Organ....

Student Entrepreneurs Competed for $14,500 in Prizes in Annual ‘Shark Tank’ Competition

Matthew Watson ’16 wins with Brewery Stewardship Alliance pitch

College of the Holy Cross’ Ciocca Office for Entrepreneurial Studies (COES) hosted the fourth annual Shark Tank Competition on Feb. 25. Matthew....

Holy Cross Students to Present at International Digital Humanities Conference in Poland

Four students and two alumni at the College of the Holy Cross will present at the Digital Humanities 2016 conference in Krakow, Poland this July.....

French-Algerian Dance Troupe Compagnie Hervé Koubi to Perform at Holy Cross

Company members to offer classroom visits, lecture demonstrations, and workshops in contemporary dance, hip-hop, capoeira, and African dance

Celebrating the grace of contemporary and street dance traditions, Compagnie Hervé Koubi, of Algerian and French background, will perform excerpts....

Holy Cross Science Librarian Receives Innovation Award

‘Drawing on Walls’ program applauded for interactivity between science and the humanities

Barbara Merolli, science librarian at the College of the Holy Cross, has been named the 2016 recipient of the Association of College and Research....

Acclaimed Actor Roger Guenveur Smith to Take Brief Residency at Holy Cross

His award-winning ‘Rodney King’ monologue to be performed Feb. 23

Acclaimed actor Roger Guenveur Smith will be in-residence at the College of the Holy Cross from Feb. 22-23, 2016. His time at the College will....

Co-Founder of the Black Lives Matter Movement Opal Tometi to Speak on Campus

Holy Cross to celebrate Black History Month with series of events

In observation of Black History Month, the College of the Holy Cross community will host a variety of discussions, film screenings, lectures, and a....

Working Writers Series to Kick Off Spring Semester with Travel Writer and Poet Gretel Ehrlich

Series includes actor, novelist, screenwriter, and more

The Working Writers Series will kick off the spring semester with a reading by Gretel Ehrlich, an American travel writer, poet, and essayist. ....

Holy Cross’ Alternate College Theatre to Present America’s No. 1 Longest Running Musical ‘Chicago’

Alumna Christine Freije ’13 returns to campus to direct student-run musical

The Alternate College Theatre (ACT), a student-run organization at the College of the Holy Cross, will present “Chicago,” written by Fred Ebb and....

Holy Cross Alumni Volunteer a Year of Service with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps

14 recent graduates to serve marginalized communities

Fourteen recent graduates from the College of the Holy Cross have dedicated themselves to a year of service with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) and....