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10/05/17

‘Food, Beer, and the Environment’: Seminar Explores the Creation and Consumption of Food

Sociology professor Daina Harvey challenges his students to look at food as more than simply fuel for their bodies

When most people sip a beer, they’re thinking about taste — hops or malt, whether it’s a dark or a light beer — alcohol content, or maybe....
10/05/17

The Disappearance of the Fenwick Tower Bell: A Holy Cross Mystery

The historic bell disappeared from campus in broad daylight in 2009 — and some dedicated alumni have been on the hunt for it ever since

“Once upon a wintry morning, while in slumber I lay yawning, and the college-bell was ringing as it often rang before…”
10/05/17

Alumnus, English Professor and Poet Reflects on His 25th Reunion

Philip Metres '92 ponders the power of memories, inspired by his visit to campus

It’s always a dangerous proposition to tell someone a dream you’ve had; they always turn out to be much more interesting to the dreamer....
10/05/17

‘Prescription for a Better World’: Eileen Howard Boone ’86 Leads CVS Health to Drop Tobacco Products

The alumna is a driving force behind the company's mission to help customers live healthier lives

Ask Eileen Howard Boone ’86 about life at home with her husband and their blended family of six children, and she’ll tell you that motherhood is....
10/05/17

Holy Cross Football’s Historic Upset Against Boston College: 75 Years Later

The teams will go head-to-head on the football field in 2018 — their first match-up in 30 years

Holy Cross stood little chance as it took the field against an undefeated and top-ranked Boston College football team at Fenway Park in 1942. The....
10/05/17

Holy Cross Scholar-Athletes Follow in the Footsteps of Athletic Hall of Fame Relatives

From the golf course to the softball field to the football stadium, these second-generation Crusaders live up to their family name

At Holy Cross, scholar-athletes represent a strong tradition of excellence, and nowhere is this more evident than in the College’s athletic legacy....
10/05/17

Startup Company Founded by Brendan Candon ’10 Poised to Become the eBay of the Sporting Goods Industry

Forbes Magazine praised the company, SidelineSwap, for making sports more affordable

When Brendan Candon ’10 played on the varsity lacrosse team at Holy Cross, he received all the equipment he needed: sticks, gloves, pads, you name....
10/05/17

Holy Cross Students from Somaliland Make the Most of Opportunity to Study in the U.S.

Sahra Hassan ’19 and Zak Muse ’19 plan to take what they learn at Holy Cross back to their home country and improve its future

There’s a map of the world in the Holy Cross Office of International Students, a map that includes photos of dozens of young people with lines....
10/05/17

Jesuit Organizations Lead the Way in Aiding Refugees Worldwide

A record 65 million displaced people need help, and Jesuit organizations on the front lines are responding — including here at Holy Cross

Samer Naeem was in his early 20s when he lost his eyesight. He’d been born with a genetic disorder that caused high blood pressure inside the....
07/28/17

Holy Cross Unveils Architectural Drawings for New Center for Arts and Creativity

The building is an initiative of the College's $400 million Become More Campaign

Poised on the brink of a new era in arts education, the College community eagerly awaits the construction of a dedicated center for the arts and....
07/14/17

The Comeback Captain: Peter Pujals ’18 Returns From Injury for Historic Fourth Year as Football Captain

Pujals, the first Holy Cross athlete to serve as a four-year captain, is ready to lead the Crusaders to a winning season in 2017

When Crusader quarterback Peter Pujals ’18 felt his left leg crack under a hard tackle in the fourth game last season, he assumed he’d walk it....
07/14/17

Innovative Ensemble Combines Traditional Instruments with Electronic Music

H-CLEF, the Holy Cross Laptop Ensemble Federation, uses laptops, game controllers and other technology to create unique computerized sounds

Sitting with perfect posture in Brooks Concert Hall, Marena Ella Minelli ’17 lifted a violin to her chin and began to play, releasing beautiful....
07/14/17

Holy Cross Bids Farewell to Three Beloved Faculty Members

Blaise Nagy, Karen Turner and Helen Whall share memories, anecdotes, and what’s next

As the campus tipped its hat to the class of 2017, it also bid farewell to three faculty members who retired at the end of the academic year: Blaise....
07/14/17

Acting Up: James O’Connor ’98 Makes Name for Himself in Hollywood

O'Connor has performed alongside stars including Richard Gere, Bill Murray and Donnie Wahlberg

He’s been a Commie and a cop, a goon and a grieving father, a hitman and he’s been hit a few times. Welcome to the world of character actor James....
07/14/17

Living Histories Program Keeps Class of 1951 Connected

Members of class share their own life story in monthly class newsletter

It was a summer day in 2015 when Gus Concilio ’51, scrolling through his Facebook feed, happened upon a photo of former classmate Jim Jebaily....
07/14/17

Remembering Vito Acconci ’62: Influential Performance Artist, Poet and Architect

Three Holy Cross professors pay tribute to Acconci — as student, artist and inspiration

Acconci: The Student Edward F. Callahan, professor emeritus of English who taught at Holy Cross for more than 30 years until his retirement in 1990,....
07/14/17

Holy Cross Celebrates Retiring Dean Jackie Peterson

Colleagues, friends and family honor groundbreaking career at the College

Standing before a crowd of 300 in the Hogan Ballroom, Mable Millner, the College’s associate dean of students for diversity and inclusion and....
07/14/17

Holy Cross Students Reach Out to Recovering Addicts at Dismas House

Volunteers support the Worcester-area nonprofit through Student Programs for Urban Development (SPUD)

The Massachusetts heroin epidemic continues to make headlines as a growing — and devastating — problem. Here in Worcester, Dismas House, a....
07/14/17

How the Arts Prepare Holy Cross Alumni for Success in Every Field

The arts ignited their imaginations as students. Today, they are leaders in business, medicine and literature

What happens when we bridge the gap between the real world and our imagination? “Balance,” says chief executive James “Jim” Keyes ’77,....
07/14/17

Theatre Class Explores the Power of Voice

Professor Lynn Kremer shows students how to project and perform, both on and off stage

The 12 students in Theatre Professor Lynn Kremer’s Voice in Acting class are all shoeless, having a pillow fight. Standing in a circle, they’re....
07/13/17

Holy Cross Explores the Secret Life of Books

The Book Traces Project underscores value of the printed word and shines new light on mementoes readers leave behind

Deep in the stacks of Dinand Library, Jane McGrail ’17 knelt on the floor, surrounded by a wealth of information contained by the library’s....
07/13/17

Crusaders Become Voice For Change in Negative Political Climate

They're making an impact by getting involved in local politics, creating apps for activism and volunteering in their communities

When Brian Senier ’19 woke up the day after the 2016 American presidential election, he was happy to see a Republican victor, albeit not his chosen....
04/28/17

Sociology Professor Earns Prestigious Fellowship to Support Alzheimer’s Research

Renée Lynn Beard was named a 2017 Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellow

Renée Lynn Beard’s first job, as a teenager, was at a local nursing home, where she first encountered someone with Alzheimer’s disease. “She....
04/28/17

Religious Studies Professors Edit New Book on Buddhism

Volume, edited by Gary DeAngelis and Todd Lewis and published by Oxford University Press, serves as guide for educators

Gary DeAngelis, a lecturer in the religious studies department and associate director of special studies, and Todd Lewis, professor of religious....
04/28/17

Putting Students First: A Conversation With Vice President of Student Affairs Jackie Peterson

Peterson reflects on her 20 years at the College before her retirement in June

When Holy Cross set out to restructure the Department of Student Affairs 20 years ago, it was Jacqueline Peterson who accepted the challenge. In....
04/28/17

Seminar Explores Development of Cities in Relation to Nature

Visual arts professor Min Kyung Lee challenges students in "Making the Modern City: Imagined and Built Environments"

Syllabus, a feature in each issue of Holy Cross Magazine, takes readers in to the classroom to see what students are learning about on Mount St.....
04/28/17

His Honored Name: Remembering Rev. Anthony J. Kuzniewski, SJ., 1945-2016

A professor, chaplain, and mentor, Fr. K was beloved by the Holy Cross community

A successful life requires an accurate, realistic sense of self, Rev. Anthony J. Kuzniewski, S.J., once said – and that is attained over time....
04/28/17

Holy Cross Chaplains Collaborate Across Campus to Reach All Students

The chaplains meet students where ever they are on their spiritual journeys

When lacrosse player John Price ’01 passed away suddenly during his junior year in 2000, it was the late Rev. Anthony Kuzniewski, S.J. — in his....
04/28/17

Revisionist: Che Anderson ’11 Leads the Way for Urban Renaissance

Following the success of his work in Worcester, young alumnus hopes to ignite artistic revivals in more post-industrial cities seeking reinvention

When Che Anderson was growing up in the projects of New York City, his mother ran a tight but loving ship. Her two boys were not allowed to watch TV....
04/28/17

Off the Course with Retiring Golf Coach Bob Molt

Molt reflects on his 41 years as golf coach at Holy Cross as he heads into his final season

Golf coach Bob Molt will retire this spring after more than four decades with the College. Under Molt’s leadership, the program experienced great....
04/28/17

Holy Cross Basketball Player Excels On and Off the Court

Marcellis Perkins ’19 hosts a campus radio show, writes a blog about diversity, and serves as an orientation leader

“Growing up, I had amazing role models in school,” says Marcellis Perkins ’19, a sociology major and basketball player from Virginia. “My....
04/28/17

Workplace Civility Expert Christine Porath ’95 Pens ‘A Manifesto for the Workplace’

Author of book touted as a must-read leadership book of 2017 explains why being treated with respect is important for employees

The In Your Own Words alumni essay appears in each issue of Holy Cross Magazine. Porath wrote the essay for the Spring 2017 issue based on research....
04/27/17

Better Not Bitter: Kate Barrett ’14 Gets Back on Her Feet After Ski Accident

Barrett credits the support of the Holy Cross community for its positive impact on her recovery

“Better. Not Bitter.” That’s one of the slogans Kate Barrett ’14 stared at in her room, for three grueling, intense months, at Boston’s....
04/27/17

Joe Donelan ’72, Founder of the Office of Community-Based Learning, Reflects on Supporting Holy Cross

Owner of premier winery in Sonoma Valley expects nothing less than the best for his alma mater

“Learning about wine is a celebration of life,” explains Joseph P. Donelan II ’72, the larger-than-life founder of Donelan Family Wines, a....
01/11/17

For the Love of Toys: Alumna and Holy Cross Faculty Focus on the Importance of Play

Jean Butler ’88, an economics major at the College and current executive director of the Toy Industry Foundation, is on a mission to put toys in....
01/09/17

Pioneering Judge James Carroll ’69 Establishes Drug Recovery Court in New Hampshire

In response to the growing drug abuse epidemic affecting communities across the country, Judge James Carroll ’69, a history major at the College,....
01/09/17

Alumna Reflects on Summer Spent Working with Refugees in Greece

As the European refugee crisis intensified, Mattea Cumoletti ’12, a history major and anthropology minor at the College, spent 10 weeks working at....
01/09/17

Biology Major Explores Medical Field While Shadowing Alumna Physician

Hafsa Sadiq ’19, a biology major and neuroscience minor in the Health Professions Advising Program, took her passion for the sciences to the South....
01/09/17

Political Science Course Offers Behind-the-Scenes Look into the Presidential Selection Process

There’s no better time to teach about the federal election process than during an election year. Donald Brand, professor of political science,....
01/09/17

Classics Professor Publishes Book on Ancient Leader Pericles

In his newest book, “Pericles: A Biography in Context” (Cambridge University Press, 2016), Thomas Martin, professor of classics, explores why....
01/09/17

Italian Professor Edits Volume on Role of Italian Women in Wartime

Susan Amatangelo, professor of Italian and current speaker of the faculty, edited the volume “Italian Women at War: Sisters in Arms from the....
12/15/17 What Does The Bible Say About Taxing The Rich? Holy Cross Professor Examines The Text
12/14/17 Photos: Holy Cross Campus Alive with Christmas Spirit as Holidays Near
12/14/17 Holy Cross Names Bob Chesney Head Football Coach
12/11/17 Holy Cross Professor Says Russia’s Olympic Ban Won’t Dampen Interest
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Sam's Club Information
1/10/2018
Human Resources
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
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Non-Profit Careers Conference
1/16/2018
Community Based Learning
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
The annual Non-Profit Careers Conference is held in January for...
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Non-Profit Careers Conference
1/17/2018
Community Based Learning
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
The annual Non-Profit Careers Conference is held in January for...
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HRA SRD Training Session
1/18/2018
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 405
Open to Campus Community Only
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Fullbridge Final Day Presentations
1/20/2018
COES Professional Program & Prebusiness Program
Smith Laboratories 155
Open to Campus Community Only
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Fullbridge Final Day Presentations
1/20/2018
COES Professional Program & Prebusiness Program
Smith Laboratories 154
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Social Justice Engagement Institute
1/22/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
OSI Resources Window 2
Open to the Public
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Multifaith Prayer Service
1/23/2018
Featured
St Joseph Memorial Chapel Mary Chapel

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Social Justice Engagement Institute
1/23/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
OSI Resources Window 2
Open to the Public
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Latinidad Identidad Practice
1/24/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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Social Justice Engagement Institute
1/24/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
OSI Resources Window 2
Open to the Public
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Crusader Internship Fund Orientation Information Session
1/25/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406
Come to the Crusader Internship Fund Orientation to learn all the details...
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Social Justice Engagement Institute
1/25/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
OSI Resources Window 2
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Social Justice Engagement Institute
1/26/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
OSI Resources Window 2
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Social Justice Engagement Institute
1/27/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
OSI Resources Window 2
Open to the Public
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Social Justice Engagement Institute
1/28/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
OSI Resources Window 2
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Latinidad Identidad Practice
1/29/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(07)
Open to Campus Community Only
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Male Involvement Coalition (MIC)
1/29/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
Open to Campus Community Only
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Crusader Internship Fund Orientation Information Session
1/29/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 409
Come to the Crusader Internship Fund Orientation to learn all the details...
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Social Justice Engagement Institute
1/29/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
OSI Resources Window 2
Open to the Public
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Let's Talk Medical School with Dr. Michael Hallisey '82 (Event canceled)
1/30/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
Dr. Hallisey '82 returns to campus to share his journey from Holy Cross...
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MLK Book Read: Session 2
1/30/2018
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
Open to Campus Community Only
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MLK Book Read: Session 3
1/31/2018
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
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Northeastern University Graduate Programs Info Table
1/31/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 4
Stop by the Northeastern University Graduate Programs Info...
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Latinidad Identidad Practice
2/5/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(07)
Open to Campus Community Only
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Let's Talk Medical School with Dr. Michael Hallisey '82
2/5/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 304(05)
Dr. Hallisey '82 returns to campus to share his journey from Holy...
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MLK Book Read: Session 4
2/5/2018
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
Open to Campus Community Only
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BSU Gathering
2/6/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite B/C - 4th Fl
Open to Campus Community Only
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CCD - Real Estate Panel Discussion & Networking Event
2/6/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
Come to our annual Real Estate Panel Discussion and Networking...
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Latinidad Identidad Practice
2/7/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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PepsiCo Recruiting Dinner
2/7/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 304(05)
By invitation only to students interviewing with PepsiCo. Selected...
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Crusader Internship Fund Orientation Information Session
2/7/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 409
Come to the Crusader Internship Fund Orientation to learn all the details...
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Sam's Club Information
2/8/2018
Human Resources
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
Open to Campus Community Only
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Latinidad Identidad Practice
2/12/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(07)
Open to Campus Community Only
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Tricia Bushnell Lecture
2/12/2018
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Open to the Public
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Latinidad Identidad Practice
2/14/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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The Vagina Monologues
2/15/2018
Gender
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Ballroom & 328
The Vagina Monologues is an acclaimed play written by...
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Black History 101 Mobile Museum
2/15/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 402(03)
Open to the Public
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Latinidad Identidad Practice
2/19/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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Latinidad Identidad Practice
2/21/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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BSU Fashion Show Party
2/23/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Ballroom & Dunn Rcpt
Open to the Public
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Latinidad Identidad Practice
2/26/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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National Eating Disorder Awareness Screening Day
2/27/2018
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 5
Open to Campus Community Only
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National Eating Disorder Awareness Screening Day
2/27/2018
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 4
Open to Campus Community Only
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National Eating Disorder Awareness Screening Day
2/27/2018
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 3
Open to Campus Community Only
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National Eating Disorder Awareness Screening Day
2/27/2018
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 2
Open to Campus Community Only
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Latinidad Identidad Practice
2/28/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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Sustaining Ourselves: Courageous Self-Care
2/28/2018
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Dinand Library Levis Browsing Room
Social justice activists often experience burn out. This interactive...
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Northeastern University Graduate Programs Info Table
2/28/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
Stop by the Northeastern University Graduate Programs Info...
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Latinidad Identidad Practice
3/12/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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BSU Gathering
3/13/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite B/C - 4th Fl
Open to Campus Community Only
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Latinidad Identidad Practice
3/14/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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Employee Information Meeting
3/15/2018
College Marketing and Communications
Kimball Hall Seelos Theater
Open to Campus Community Only
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Deloitte On-Campus Recruiting
3/15/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 405
Apply in Crusader Connections for an opportunity to interview on campus...
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Latinidad Identidad Practice
3/21/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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Latinidad Identidad Practice
3/26/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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BSU Gathering
4/3/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite B/C - 4th Fl
Open to Campus Community Only
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Latinidad Identidad Practice
4/4/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
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Women's Appreciation Banquet
4/4/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Ballroom & 328
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