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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,....

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....

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....

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....

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....

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....

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....

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.....

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....

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....

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....

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....

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....

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....

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....

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....

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....

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,....

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....

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....