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Professor Emeritus Comments on the Aging Process in Men

The Wall Street Journal

Edward Thompson, professor emeritus of sociology at College of the Holy Cross, lent his knowledge on the aging process and the social worlds of older....

Holy Cross Faculty Member Recognized for Contributions to Catholic Higher Education

Thomas Landy, director of the Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J., Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture at the College of the Holy Cross, was awarded....

Holy Cross Included Among Princeton Review’s ‘Colleges That Pay You Back’

The College ranked No. 12 on “Best Alumni Network” list

The College of the Holy Cross is one of the nation’s best colleges for students seeking great academics, outstanding career preparation, and....

Shaun King to Deliver Social Justice Keynote Address at Holy Cross

On Tuesday, Feb. 7, Shaun King, senior justice writer for the New York Daily News and political commentator for The Young Turks, will give a keynote....

Holy Cross History Professor Rev. Thomas W. Worcester, S.J., Named President of Regis College

Rev. Thomas Worcester, S.J., professor of history at the College of the Holy Cross, will become the 11th president of Regis College, the Jesuit....

Sō Percussion Explores Gun Violence Through Multigenre Performance

On Thursday, Feb. 9, Sō Percussion, a leading American percussion ensemble renowned for its incisive interpretations of modern repertoire and....

Political Perspective: Holy Cross Faculty Discuss Washington, D.C. March and Obama’s Presidency

Telegram & Gazette

On the eve of the transfer of presidential power, Selina Gallo-Cruz, assistant professor of sociology, discusses the motivation behind Saturday’s....

Mark Shriver ’86 Discusses Pope Francis, New Book During Packed On-Campus Event

Community members engage alumnus in discussion on the future of the papacy, theme of mercy

Following the release of his new book, Mark Shriver ’86 stopped at the College of the Holy Cross during his book tour to discuss “Pilgrimage: My....

Holy Cross To Spend a Night at the Worcester Historical Museum

On Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 5:45 p.m., the College of the Holy Cross community will be celebrating “Holy Cross Night at the Museum” at Worcester....

Holy Cross President Discusses College’s Future In ‘Central Mass. by the Numbers’

Worcester Business Journal

In this year’s edition of “Central Mass. by the Numbers,” an annual publication by the Worcester Business Journal that offers a “quantitative....

Washington Semester Award Winner to Present Lecture on Syrian Refugees in America

The Center for Interdisciplinary Studies at the College of the Holy Cross has selected Alexander Kochenburger ’17, an international studies major....

28 Holy Cross Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society founded in 1915, inducted 28 Holy Cross students on Oct. 23. The new inductees exemplify the society’s....

College of the Holy Cross Extends Partnership with Worcester Public Library to Fund Mobile Library, Wins Award for Support

The College of the Holy Cross recently renewed its partnership with the Worcester Public Library Foundation and the city of Worcester to continue....

Video: Thomas Kelley ’60, Medal of Honor Winner, Remembers Time at Holy Cross

Thomas Kelley ’60, president of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society, recalls his time serving in the U.S. Navy in a featured video by the....

Holy Cross to Hold Lecture, Q&A for Constitution Day

The College of the Holy Cross will celebrate Constitution Day with a lecture by Kenneth Kersch, professor of political science at Boston College. The....

Working Writers Series Kicked Off Fall Semester with Two Holy Cross Professors

Series includes novelist, poet, and journalist from the Wall Street Journal

The first Working Writers Series event kicked off this Thursday with readings by Oliver de la Paz and Stephanie Reents, both associate professors of....

Two Holy Cross Community Members Named to Worcester Business Journal’s 40 Under Forty List

Worcester Business Journal

  Isabelle Jenkins ’10, associate director of community-based learning at the College of the Holy Cross, and Elizabeth Belliveau ’07,....

Holy Cross Welcomes New Director of Library Services

After conducting a national search, the College of the Holy Cross announced the hiring of Mark Shelton as the new director of library services. He....

Holy Cross Alumnus Named Inaugural Fellow at Information Trust Institute

Gabriel Weaver ’04 to design better ways to assess cyber system safety and security

Gabriel Weaver ’04 was recently named the first-ever Herman M. Dieckamp Post-Doctoral Fellow by the Information Trust Institute (ITI) at the....

Holy Cross Mathematics Professor is Named Executive Director of the American Mathematical Society

Catherine Roberts, professor of mathematics at College of the Holy Cross, was recently named the new executive director of the American Mathematical....