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08/12/20

Holy Cross Student Summer: Mandusu Sidibay ’21

A dream internship in the music industry sets the stage for a career as a creative content producer

Mandusu Sidibay ’21 Summer Plans: Intern, Urbanlinx Media Inc and HotNewHipHop Hometown: Dorchester, MA Major: Political Science, Africana....
05/06/20

Academic Conference Goes Virtual in Response to Pandemic

A longtime staple of the Holy Cross experience, the forum for students to present research and independent work found success in leveraging technology

As faculty members across the College worked to transition their courses to a distance-learning format this semester, one of the many logistical....
02/20/20

16th Annual ArtsWorcester College Competition Showcases Holy Cross Artists

Nathan Manna '21 and Stephanie McCrary '20 were awarded Juror's Prizes

Two College of the Holy Cross students, Nathan Manna ’21 and Stephanie McCrary ’20, were awarded Juror’s Prizes in this....
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:....
06/13/19

Students Travel to Puerto Rico to Study the Effects of Hurricane Maria

The students spent a week working with local grassroots organizations and linking their microbiology and history coursework to firsthand experiences

It’s one thing to study the effects of a hurricane in a classroom setting, learning about the biology behind the devastation or the history of....
04/30/19

Video: Academic Conference Celebrates Students’ Wide-Reaching Research, Creativity

Over four days, 415 students of all class years showcased their work in a variety of disciplines through poster presentations, lectures and performances

“How many black women therapists do you think there are in the state of Massachusetts?” Olivia Fenty ’21, a psychology major with a....
04/23/19

At Holy Cross, Professors Become Mentors

Through interactions both in and out of the classroom, Holy Cross students are surrounded by faculty members invested in their success

With small class sizes and faculty members committed to their success, Holy Cross students develop close bonds with professors, both in and out of....
08/09/18

Holy Cross History Professor Wins Prestigious National Book Award

Lorelle Semley is named co-winner of the World History Association's Bentley Book Prize for her book, "To be Free and French: Citizenship in France's Atlantic Empire"

Lorelle Semley, associate professor of history, has been named a co-winner of the World History Association’s prestigious Bentley Book Prize....
06/18/18

Eleven Students and Recent Alumni Receive Prestigious Grants and Scholarships

Fulbrights, Critical Language Scholarships and NSF Graduate Research Fellowships are among the competitive awards won

This spring, College of the Holy Cross students and alumni have won an impressive array of awards from prestigious organizations, including the....
06/06/18

Holy Cross Professors Recognized for Outstanding Scholarship and Student Advising

Marfuggi Awards were given to Neel Smith and Lorelle Semley, who also received a prestigious Burkhardt Fellowship

After another successful academic year, two faculty members are being celebrated for their excellence in scholarship and academic advising. Before....
12/08/17

Holy Cross Takes Top Seat in Ranking for Long-Term Study Abroad Participation

Students share their experiences abroad through photos

For yet another year, the College of the Holy Cross has been ranked No. 1 among baccalaureate institutions in the United States for long-term study....
11/17/17

Holy Cross Professor on the Rise and Rule of Robert Mugabe, ‘The Only Leader Zimbabwe Has Ever Had’

NPR, History News Network

The international community has been monitoring the situation in Zimbabwe closely since the announcement of a staged coup against Robert Mugabe. The....
10/06/17

Holy Cross Conference on ‘Rethinking the Afropolitan,’ Photography Show and Concert to Explore Black Atlantic Culture

Cantor Art Gallery to feature two-man photo exhibition starting Oct. 18

The College of the Holy Cross will host an academic conference, a photography exhibition and a concert Oct. 18-21 to explore the intersection of....
04/21/17

Holy Cross Academic Conference 2017 to Showcase Student Work

350 students will present results of research, independent work across disciplines

As the academic year nears its end, more than 350 students will present the results of their independent work in the performing and visual arts,....
01/30/17

Working Writers Series Kicks Off Spring Semester with Nonfiction Writer Jerald Walker

Series includes short story author, novelists

The Working Writers Series events, which are sponsored by the English department’s Creative Writing Program, will present readings from the....
10/27/16

In Memoriam: Ogretta McNeil, Associate Professor Emerita of Psychology

Ogretta McNeil, associate professor emerita of psychology at the College of the Holy Cross, passed away on Oct. 5. She was 84. McNeil was the first....
01/29/16

Co-Founder of the Black Lives Matter Movement Opal Tometi to Speak on Campus

Holy Cross to celebrate Black History Month with series of events

In observation of Black History Month, the College of the Holy Cross community will host a variety of discussions, film screenings, lectures, and a....
08/11/15

Blog: Ferguson ’17 to Explore the Culture of Ireland Through a Sociological Perspective in Year Abroad

NAME Elena Ferguson ’17 HOMETOWN: Nashville, Tennessee AREAS OF STUDY Sociology major with Africana Studies concentration WHERE SHE’S STUDYING....
05/06/15

Casey ’15 Receives Princeton in Africa Fellowship

Self-designed global health studies major to carry out yearlong service project for youth in Tanzania

Meghan Casey ’15, of North Attleboro, Mass., has received a Princeton in Africa fellowship for the 2015-16 academic year to carry out a....
12/05/14

Student Profile: Payton Shubrick ’15

'I wanted a competitive, Division I athletic conference coupled with rigorous academics'

NAME Payton Shubrick ’15 HOMETOWN Springfield, Mass. ACADEMICS Political science with concentrations in Africana Studies and Peace and Conflict....
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National Voter Registration Day
9/21/2020
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National Voter Registration Day is a nonpartisan civic holiday celebrating our democracy....


Co-Curricular Extravaganza (Event canceled)
9/23/2020
Hogan Center 320

Open to Campus Community Only


Co-Curricular Extravaganza (Event canceled)
9/23/2020
Hogan Center Ballroom & 328

Open to Campus Community Only


#WatchWednesday - Stolen Education
9/23/2020
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This week our #WatchWednesday showing will be Stolen Education. The film documents the...


Cocurricular Extravaganza
9/24/2020
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Save the Date: The Purple Key Society is hosting the annual Cocurricular Extravaganza...


HC Green Fund Virtual Working Party
9/24/2020
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Join a virtual workspace weekly to brainstorm campus sustainability projects, develop...


HC Green Fund First-Ever General Meeting
9/28/2020
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Join the first-ever Holy Cross Green Fund general meeting. Established by students in...


HC Green Fund Virtual Working Party
10/1/2020
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Holy Cross Student Forum with Dr. Anthony Fauci '62
10/6/2020
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NEW DATE: Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 2 p.m.Begin the fall 2020 semester in a conversation...


HC Green Fund Virtual Working Party
10/8/2020
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HC Green Fund Virtual Working Party
10/15/2020
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HC Green Fund Virtual Working Party
10/22/2020
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HC Green Fund Virtual Working Party
10/29/2020
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HC Green Fund Virtual Working Party
11/5/2020
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HC Green Fund Virtual Working Party
11/12/2020
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HC Green Fund Virtual Working Party
11/19/2020
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Becoming a White Ally for Racial Justice Workshop Series (FACULTY, STAFF AND STUDENTS)
12/2/2020
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The Offices of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Multicultural Education invite all...