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06/28/22

Holy Cross Class of 2020 Returns to Campus to Celebrate

Young alumni enjoy a weekend full of traditional Senior Week events, including caps and gowns.

Members of the College of the Holy Cross class of 2020 returned to Mount St. James last weekend to wear a cap and gown, walk across the stage, shake....
06/23/22

As Fulbright Fellows, Holy Cross Graduates Seek International Opportunities After COVID Stalled Study Abroad

The College received seven Fulbright fellowships this year, the most since 2017.

From a desire to live abroad after the pandemic stripped them of the opportunity to fulling a newfound passion for teaching, seven recent graduates....
06/16/22

Anthony Fauci, M.D., ’62 advises Holy Cross Students: Expect the Unexpected

Namesake of the Anthony S. Fauci Integrated Science Complex tells students in Q&A prior to the building dedication to follow your passion, trust your instincts and keep an open mind.

Before the dedication ceremony of the Anthony S. Fauci Integrated Science Complex on June 11, the class of 1962 alumnus met with College of the Holy....
06/11/22

Holy Cross Names Science Complex for Anthony Fauci ’62, Hon. ’87

National health leader and infectious diseases physician honored for lifetime of public service.

Hundreds of members of the College of the Holy Cross community stood shoulder-to-shoulder packing the Smith Hall atrium, as well as the hallways of....
06/06/22

Holy Cross Students Join Worcester Nursing Home Residents in Unique Storytelling Project

The Program Partners with the College's Donelan Office of Community-Based Learning and Arts Transcending Borders initiative.

Silence fell on the fifth floor of St. Mary Health Care Center in Worcester earlier this year. Kit Meszaros ’24 sat through similar stillness....
06/03/22

Worcester Black History Trail Opens as Community Lauds Holy Cross Faculty Member

Senior lecturer Thomas Doughton credited as one of the sparks that led to its long-anticipated creation and debut.

A who’s who of Worcester dignitaries assembled at the corner of John and North Ashland Streets on June 2, including the mayor, the acting city....
05/31/22

Named a Newman Civic Fellow, Omar Afifi ‘24 Looks To Inspire Other Students in Worcester Schools

Afifi speaks to students from elementary school to high school about college

College was always a part of Omar Afifi’s ’24 plan. 
05/25/22

Holy Cross Class of 2022 Honors Grace Rett With Dedication of Her Montserrat Classroom

Stein 102 will honor Rett's legacy for learning

As Jules Cashman ’22 prepared for graduation, she reminisced about her routine during her first year at the College of the Holy Cross. Each day,....
05/17/22

Four Holy Cross Faculty Members Promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure

From implementing video game technology to better understand neurophysiology to deciphering a mischievous smile from Machiavelli, Holy Cross faculty....
05/11/22

‘I think every professor should do this’: Prof. John Little is completing his ninth year of classes at Holy Cross

Little began taking classics courses to better understand mathematics

It was 2013 midterm season at the College of the Holy Cross, and even though Professor John Little knew what to expect from the exam period, this....
04/26/22

New Whall Chair Will Continue Fostering Lifelong Bonds Between Students and Faculty at Holy Cross

The chair was made possible through a $2.6 million gift

More than four decades ago, Helen Whall ventured up to the third floor of Fenwick Hall to calm her nerves. The then 26-year-old faculty member at the....
04/19/22

Jon Favreau ’03 Credits Holy Cross’ Washington Semester Program for Helping Shape His Political Career

The College celebrated the program's 50th anniversary last week in the nation's capital

Jon Favreau ’03, Hon. ’14 remembers his job interview with Barack Obama as one of “the easiest” in his career. Favreau said....
04/11/22

Unity Week returns to in-person events at Holy Cross as speakers, students share lived experiences

Students, inspired by previous events, started organizing this year’s Unity Week in August.

Anna Lee ’24 experienced her first Unity Week at the College of the Holy Cross through the lens of a computer. The COVID-19 pandemic shifted....
03/29/22

Apartment-style Residence Halls at Holy Cross Receive Approval from City of Worcester

The College’s plans for 148 units meant for juniors and seniors could become a reality as early as the fall of 2023

Construction on two new buildings at the College of the Holy Cross that would house nearly 150 students could begin as soon as this summer. Students....
03/21/22

Holy Cross Again a Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars

The 2022 rankings by the Chronicle of Higher Education continue the College’s long history as a leading producer of student scholars

The College of the Holy Cross, once again, ranks as one of the premier institutions in the country when it comes to producing Fulbright students.