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02/07/20

Meet the 2019 Sanctae Crucis Honorees

From the fields of medicine and music to education, public service and social justice, five Crusaders were honored for their outstanding commitment to advocacy, service and justice

The Sanctae Crucis Award is the highest non-degree accolade that Holy Cross bestows on alumni, recognizing those who take up the College’s....
01/09/20

Holy Cross Economics Course Explores the Intricacies of Inequality

In the course, students learned to make real-world connections between social issues and policy ideas

“What is your opportunity cost of buying an iPhone?” Kolleen Rask, professor of economics, asks her class. “You wouldn’t be....
01/09/20

Roger Hankins Retires from Cantor Art Gallery

In 18 years as the Gallery's director, Hankins and colleagues brought big ideas to campus

After 18 years and nearly 100 exhibitions, Roger Hankins retired as director of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery in September 2019. His 2001....
01/09/20

Holy Cross Alumnus Runs Across Country for Charity

Matty Gregg '00 left a career at Apple to fulfill a lifelong dream and raise money for the Firefighter Cancer Support Network

Matthew “Matty” Gregg ’00 was six years old when he first dreamed of being a transcontinental runner. The idea was sparked after he....
01/09/20

Holy Cross Alumna Likens Greek Classics to Hip Hop Music

Marybeth Reilly-McGreen '89 explores how artists like Homer and Kendrick Lamar are more similar than one might think

I’d been a hip-hop music fan from grade school, when a Catholic kid’s idea of rebellion was bellowing Blondie’s....
01/09/20

The United States of Anxiety: Experts Weigh in on How to Stay Engaged in Politics Without Burning Out

Among others, Holy Cross faculty members Daniel Klinghard, Tim Bishop '72 and Peter Flaherty '87 chime in

If you thought presidential election seasons were tumultuous in the past, brace yourself for Election 2020. The 24-hour news cycle, smartphones and....
01/09/20

Holy Cross Alumna Founds New England’s First Social, Activity Group for Those Living With Limb Loss

Inspired by her unexpected journey, Melissa DeChellis '02 helps people find support — and their inner-athlete

Melissa (Pierre) DeChellis ’02 needed an ambulance. Instead, she was bouncing around in the back of a pickup truck, on a winding mountain road....
01/07/20

Mable Millner Looks Back Over a Career Spent Looking Ahead

As she prepares to retire, the director of multicultural education and associate dean of students for diversity and inclusion talks about bridging gaps, breaking ground and why her work is so much more than a profession

“The message was so special,” says Mable L. Millner, smiling as she reads a card resting next to a bouquet of flowers on her desk:....
10/16/19

Holy Cross Religious Studies Professor Brings Artistry of Nepal, Greater Understanding of Buddhism to Campus

After three years of extensive planning, Todd Lewis brought the 'Dharma and Punya: Buddhist Ritual Art of Nepal' exhibit to the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery

When Todd Lewis decided to study Buddhism in graduate school, he wanted to explore the least- examined Buddhist place in the world: Nepal.....
10/16/19

The Christmas King: Holy Cross Alumnus Masters Hallmark Holiday Strategy

As the president and CEO of Crown Media Family Networks, Bill Abbott '84 has turned the Christmas holiday into a massive, months-long celebration

It’s unlikely you know his name, but you definitely know his work. And that’s alright with Bill Abbott ’84. As president and CEO of....
10/16/19

Professor’s New Work Examines the Universal Exile of Grief

Grammy Award-winning composer Osvaldo Golijov's newest piece, 'Falling Out of Time,' will be performed by the Silkroad Ensemble at the end of October

There are words in the English language for those who lose a parent, a husband, a wife. But when it comes to articulating the loss of a child,....
10/16/19

Classics Course Examines How Ancient Times Relate to Conflict in the United States

How Greek and Roman cultures have been put to use — positively and negatively — in the United States

The music of Steely Dan, the movie “O Brother, Where Art Thou” and the history of two world wars may seem an odd trio of discussion....
10/16/19

Holy Cross Alumna Leads Nonstop Philanthropy From an Unexpected Source

Mary Ellen Curran '86 helps World Wrestling Entertainment deliver hope, empowerment and action to communities worldwide

Mention billion-dollar international powerhouse World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and the thoughts of many automatically land on its colorful....
10/16/19

New Book Gives Voice to History of Jesuits on Campus

'Beneath the Cross' tells the stories of the men buried in the Jesuit Cemetery, offering a companion history of the College

Hundreds walk by daily, but most would recognize only a handful of the names on the nearly 300 white stone markers at the Jesuit Cemetery. A new book....
10/16/19

Not Backing Down: Athletics Director Marcus Blossom Has Big Goals for Holy Cross

From pursuing his dream of playing Division I basketball to finding the career he loves, Blossom has a long history of refusing to stop until he's reached his goal

With a 4.43 GPA and stellar ACT scores, Marcus Blossom had his pick of colleges across the United States when he was a high school senior. The offers....
10/16/19

Curiosity Leads to Unique Find Hidden in Fenwick for Decades

A munitions box found in Fenwick 421 revealed long-lost letters and scholarship from the late classics professor Rev. Robert Healey, S.J.

You’d think that everything hidden in Fenwick Hall would have been found by now. But that’s the thing about 175-year-old buildings:....
07/29/19

Holy Cross Alumnus Honors Late Rev. Brooks, S.J., One Signature at a Time

Rodney De Leaver ’74 has been collecting signatures of students, faculty and alumni of color in the book "Fraternity" since 2008

It was November 2008 and Rodney De Leaver ’74 had an epiphany while sitting in the Hogan Ballroom. On campus to celebrate the 40th anniversary....
07/29/19

Theater Professor Enlightens the Next Generation

As chair of the theater and dance department, Edward Isser makes sure to take part in ethical discourse

Whether it’s the Great White Way or College Street, questions of social justice in an increasingly polarized country can be asked and explored....
07/29/19

Retiring Faculty Members Leave Rich Legacy on Students, College

For more than four decades, these seven professors have shaped Holy Cross and their fields

After decades of shaping students and the College, the following faculty members announced their retirement from Holy Cross this spring: Isabel....
07/29/19

First-Year Biology Course Studies the Effects of Aging

How do we age and what can we do about it? Montserrat students dig in

There’s something poetic about the youngest members of the Holy Cross community spending an entire year learning about the oldest members of....
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Sulski Lecture (Event canceled)
4/2/2020
SMITH Rehm Lib

Title: Weapons of Math DestructionAbstract: In this year’s Leonard C. Sulski...


Reception for Sulski Lecture
4/2/2020
SMITH Moran Lounge


Leonard C. Sulski Memorial Lecture (Event canceled)
4/2/2020
SMITHLABS 154

The twenty-seventh annual Leonard C. Sulski Memorial Lecture in Mathematics will be given...


Leonard C. Sulski Memorial Lecture (Event canceled)
4/2/2020
SWORD Swords Atrium

The twenty-seventh annual Leonard C. Sulski Memorial Lecture in Mathematics will...


Brown Bag Lunch: Creative Aging (Event canceled)
4/2/2020
Dinand Library Levis Browsing Room

Creative Aging: Introduction to TimeSlips Creative StorytellingThursday,...


Ciocca Center Student Diversity Liaison Office Hours (Event canceled)
4/2/2020
Hogan Center Lobby Table 1

Meet the Student Diversity Liaison for the Ciocca Center for Business, Ethics,...


Multicultural Peer Educators Pizza & Movie Night (Event canceled)
4/3/2020
Hogan Center Suite A - 4th Fl

Open to Campus Community Only


Ciocca Center: The Agency Club (Event canceled)
4/6/2020
STEIN 217

The Agency educates students interested in learning about the fields of public relations,...


Sisters in Science meeting
4/6/2020
ONEIL 101

Open to Campus Community Only


Sisters in Science meeting
4/7/2020
SWORD 302

Open to Campus Community Only


Gandara Center Lobby Table (Event canceled)
4/7/2020
Hogan Center Lobby Table 3

Open to Campus Community Only


Ciocca Center Student Diversity Liaison Office Hours (Event canceled)
4/9/2020
Hogan Center Lobby Table 1

Meet the Student Diversity Liaison for the Ciocca Center for Business, Ethics,...


Ciocca Center: The Agency Club (Event canceled)
4/13/2020
STEIN 217

The Agency educates students interested in learning about the fields of public relations,...


Multicultural Peer Educators Appreciation Night (Event canceled)
4/13/2020
Hogan Center Suite A - 4th Fl

Open to Campus Community Only


Salamishah Tillet Lecture (Event canceled)
4/14/2020
Kimball Hall Seelos Theater

NEW LOCATION: SEELOS THEATERCo-founder of A Long Walk Home, Inc., a non-profit...


Lecture: Salamishah Tillet on Surviving Sexual Assault (Event canceled)
4/14/2020
SMITH Rehm Lib

MOVED TO SEELOS THEATERCo-founder of A Long Walk Home, Inc., a non-profit organization...


Ciocca Center Real Estate Club Meetings (Event canceled)
4/15/2020
STEIN 216

The Real Estate Club exposes students to a broad range of topics including residential, commercial,...


RHA Meeting (Event canceled)
4/15/2020
Hogan Center 410


Mary Fell Poetry Reading
4/15/2020
SMITH Rehm Lib


Multicultural Peer Educators Expanding Circles (Event canceled)
4/15/2020
Hogan Center 406

Open to Campus Community Only


0 to 100: Celebrating Codesaders (Event canceled)
4/15/2020
SMITH Rehm Lib


Ciocca Center Student Diversity Liaison Office Hours (Event canceled)
4/16/2020
Hogan Center Lobby Table 2

Meet the Student Diversity Liaison for the Ciocca Center for Business, Ethics,...


HC Bands Banquet (Event canceled)
4/17/2020
Hogan Center Suite B/C - 4th Fl

Open to Campus Community Only


Purple Pride Day (Event canceled)
4/17/2020
Hogan Center Lobby Table 2

Open to Campus Community Only


Purple Pride Day (Event canceled)
4/17/2020
Hogan Center Lobby Table 3

Open to Campus Community Only


Chapel Artist Series Organ Concert-Dr. Julia Brown (Event canceled)
4/18/2020
St Joseph Chapel St Joseph Chapel

Dr. Julia Brown, Mayflower Congregational Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan,...


Ciocca Center: The Agency Club (Event canceled)
4/20/2020
STEIN 217

The Agency educates students interested in learning about the fields of public relations,...


Multicultural Peer Educators Meeting (Event canceled)
4/20/2020
Hogan Center Suite B/C - 4th Fl

Open to Campus Community Only


Classics Homerathon (Event canceled)
4/20/2020
Hogan Center Outdoor Oval


Applying to medical, dental and veterinary school
4/21/2020
SMITHLABS 155

Applying to medical, dental and veterinary school information session,Speaker: Miles CahillLearn...


Academic Conference
4/22/2020
SMITHLABS 154

Open to Campus Community Only


Academic Conference
4/22/2020
SMITHLABS 155

Open to Campus Community Only


Academic Conference
4/22/2020
HAB 219

Open to Campus Community Only


Academic Conference
4/22/2020
ONEIL 112

Open to Campus Community Only


Academic Conference
4/23/2020
STEIN 526

Open to Campus Community Only


Ciocca Center Student Diversity Liaison Office Hours (Event canceled)
4/23/2020
Hogan Center Lobby Table 1

Meet the Student Diversity Liaison for the Ciocca Center for Business, Ethics,...


Academic Conference
4/24/2020
STEIN 526

Open to Campus Community Only


Holy Cross Wind Ensemble Spring Concert (Event canceled)
4/26/2020
Hogan Center Ballroom & 328


Ciocca Center: The Agency Club (Event canceled)
4/27/2020
STEIN 217

The Agency educates students interested in learning about the fields of public relations,...


Sisters in Science meeting
4/27/2020
ONEIL 101

Open to Campus Community Only


Sisters in Science meeting
4/28/2020
SWORD 302

Open to Campus Community Only


Ciocca Center Real Estate Club Meetings (Event canceled)
4/29/2020
STEIN 216

The Real Estate Club exposes students to a broad range of topics including residential, commercial,...


RHA Meeting (Event canceled)
4/29/2020
Hogan Center 410


Hope Oliveras Lecture (Event canceled)
4/29/2020
SMITH Rehm Lib


Ciocca Center Student Diversity Liaison Office Hours (Event canceled)
4/30/2020
Hogan Center Lobby Table 1

Meet the Student Diversity Liaison for the Ciocca Center for Business, Ethics,...


Ciocca Center: The Agency Club (Event canceled)
5/4/2020
STEIN 217

The Agency educates students interested in learning about the fields of public relations,...


RHA Meeting (Event canceled)
5/6/2020
Hogan Center 410


Odyssey 2024 Move-In Day/ Welcome Luncheon
8/23/2020
Hogan Center Ballroom & 328

Open to Campus Community Only


Odyssey 2024 Program
8/24/2020
Hogan Center Ballroom & 328

Open to Campus Community Only


Odyssey 2024 Program
8/24/2020
Hogan Center 406

Open to Campus Community Only


Odyssey 2024 Program
8/24/2020
Hogan Center 401

Open to Campus Community Only


Odyssey 2024 Program
8/24/2020
Hogan Center 402

Open to Campus Community Only


Co-Curricular Extravaganza
9/23/2020
Hogan Center Ballroom & 328

Open to Campus Community Only


Co-Curricular Extravaganza
9/23/2020
Hogan Center 320

Open to Campus Community Only