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07/31/20

Holy Cross Alumna Sews to Help Those Experiencing Homelessness

'We're just regular people, trying to do something,' says Kate Shea '13

On a chilly morning in 2017, Kate Shea ’13 was rushing to catch her train alongside fellow Boston commuters when she spotted a woman holding a....
07/31/20

Holy Cross Alumna Leads NBA Worldwide Marketing Strategy

Kate Jhaveri '95 brings America's game global

When the National Basketball Association was considering candidates for the position of chief marketing officer, it’s hard to imagine a better....
07/31/20

Holy Cross Alumni Make Community Wherever They May Be

Whether in person or online, across the state or across the country, alumni find new ways to rely on each other for friendship and support

They’re the people who can’t wait to see those pictures of your kid wearing a Holy Cross onesie. They cheer your accomplishments and pray....
07/31/20

Billy Collins ’63: The Making of an American Poet

The environs of the Holy Cross alumnus and former U.S. Poet Laureate may have changed dramatically, but he hasn't

Some would say poetry is the calculus of English: Difficult. Inscrutable. Maddening. An art form intended for a small, select and stuffy society that....
07/31/20

Holy Cross’ Legendary Field House: An Oral History

Alumni remember the building that was supposed to be a temporary solution, but served the College in myriad ways over 70 years

It wasn’t much to look at, but it did the job. A utilitarian workhorse, the Field House fulfilled a host of functions over its 70 years:....
07/31/20

Holy Cross Says Farewell to Seven Retiring Professors

The cohort leaves a lasting legacy in generations of students

They’ve taught generations of Holy Cross students in classrooms, laboratories, arts venues and even locales abroad. Now, these esteemed faculty....
07/29/20

Unprecedented Year Ignites Engagement Across Holy Cross Community

Through challenging times, alumni, parents and friends demonstrated overwhelming commitment to, concern for others

In the face of 2020’s historic challenges, the Holy Cross community continued its ardent support for the College’s mission โ€“ to be....
04/22/20

Alum’s Random Act of Kindness Takes an Unexpected Turn

Richard McGuinness '60 held a door open for a woman; three years later he finds himself host of an online international community that celebrates kindness daily

While at the post office one day, Richard McGuinness ’60 took an extra minute to hold the door for an elderly woman. The response he got took....
04/22/20

When Major League Baseball Starts, Matt Blake ’07 Will be on the Sport’s Biggest Stage

In just five years, Blake leapt from coaching high school baseball to the Bronx, as the Yankees' new pitching coach

When the 2020 baseball season finally begins, Matt Blake ’07 will put on the most famous uniform in sports history, the white, pinstriped pants....
04/22/20

Inside Holy Cross’ Most Unique Dorm Community

Over 177 years, the College has offered students many places to live, but for generations, none has the everlasting pull on former residents like Wheeler Hall

It’s subterranean champagne soirees and secret speakeasies. High adventure propelled by hurricanes and blizzards. It’s fraternity forged....
04/22/20

Performance Artist Tim Youd ’89 Travels the World Sharing the Art of Being a Good Reader

An economics major and former Wall Street associate, Youd uses a typewriter and two pieces of paper to turn words into art in a whole new way

Like many, Tim Youd ’89 goes to work and types at a desk. However, the desk varies depending on the state or country he’s in, and when he....
04/21/20

Office of Multicultural Education Outlines New Priorities, Welcomes New Staff

When Michelle Rosa Martins interviewed on campus last fall, word started to spread among students that the former associate director of the Office of....
04/16/20

Holy Cross Grad Scores Ultimate Goal of Becoming a Sports Orthopedic Surgeon

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Since he was a kid growing up outside Toronto, Tyler McGregor ’06 dreamed of becoming a sports medicine orthopedic surgeon. Today, the standout....
04/01/20

Holy Cross Alumnus and New Doctor Graduates Early to Help With Coronavirus

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Holy Cross alumnus Patrick Lowe ’12 is one of many fourth-year medical students in Massachusetts who have volunteered to graduate early this....
03/18/20

Coronavirus Pandemic Expert and Holy Cross Alumnus Dr. Anthony Fauci ’62: A Man for and With Others

The longtime infectious disease expert has emerged as the nation's face of public health amid the fight against the coronavirus

As the coronavirus pandemic has upended daily life across the globe, Holy Cross alumnus Dr. Anthony Fauci ’62, expert on infectious diseases....
02/04/20

Release of Justice Clarence Thomas โ€˜71 Documentary ‘Created Equal’ Attracts National Media Coverage

TIME | The Washington Post | ABC News | Variety | The New York Times | Forbes

A documentary on Justice Clarence Thomas ’71 entitled “Created Equal: Clarence Thomas in His Own Words,” which was released in....
01/22/20

Holy Cross Professor Introduces Annual Weemsy Awards in Effort to Shed Light on History Fails

The New Yorker

In an era of viral culture where the flood of misinformation can spread like wildfire, Ed O’Donnell, associate professor of history at College....
01/21/20

Rev. John H. Vaughn โ€™82, Son of Late Ogretta McNeil, Named Executive Pastor at Ebenezer Baptist Church

The historic church in Atlanta, Georgia was the spiritual home to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Rev. John H. Vaughn ’82 was recently named executive pastor at Atlanta’s historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, where he will be responsible....
01/14/20

Artistic Director Valerie Curtis-Newton ’81 Named One of Seattle’s Most Influential People of the Decade

Seattle Times

Valerie Curtis-Newton, Holy Cross graduate of 1981 and an award-winning artistic director, has been named one of Seattle’s most influential....
11/22/19

PayScale Ranks Holy Cross in Top 7% Liberal Arts Colleges for Salary Potential in 2019

Alumni report a median mid-career salary of $129,700

The College of the Holy Cross ranks No. 17 among liberal arts schools for graduates’ starting and mid-career salary potential by the website....
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8/9/2020
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Odyssey 2024 Move-In Day/ Welcome Luncheon (Event canceled)
8/23/2020
Hogan Center Ballroom & 328

Open to Campus Community Only


Odyssey 2024 Program (Event canceled)
8/24/2020
Hogan Center 401

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Odyssey 2024 Program (Event canceled)
8/24/2020
Hogan Center 402

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Odyssey 2024 Program (Event canceled)
8/24/2020
Hogan Center 406

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Odyssey 2024 Program (Event canceled)
8/24/2020
Hogan Center Ballroom & 328

Open to Campus Community Only


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