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....
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....
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....
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....
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....
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....
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....
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....
Release of Justice Clarence Thomas ‘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....
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....
Rev. John H. Vaughn ’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....
Artistic Director Valerie Curtis-Newton ’81 Named One of Seattle’s Most Influential People of the Decade
Valerie Curtis-Newton, Holy Cross graduate of 1981 and an award-winning artistic director, has been named one of Seattle’s most influential....
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....
Two Holy Cross Alumni Named to 2019 ‘Latino 30 Under 30’ List
El Mundo Boston
Two Holy Cross alumni, Michelle Moreno-Silva ’15 and Philippe Doria Candido ’11, are among those named to El Mundo Boston’s....
Leading the Way: Holy Cross Alumni Work to Support Students in New York and Beyond
The Holy Cross Leadership Council of New York raises money to fund student programs while networking to promote the College in the New York business community
Ask any Holy Cross graduate what’s so great about the school, and one of the answers is universally heard: the alumni network is extensive and....
Holy Cross Teaches Students How to Protect Themselves From Identity Theft
Inside Higher Ed
While most college students prepare themselves for new experiences when they go away to school, identity theft isn’t usually one of them. But with....
‘I Could Not See Myself Anywhere Else,’ Says Holy Cross Graduating Senior From Ghana
Ever since she was a child in Ghana, Edith Mensah Otabil ’19 has dreamed of becoming a doctor, so that she could help people. With just days to....
Holy Cross Professor Analyzes the U.S. Foreign Terrorist Watchlist, Reveals Inconsistencies
Since 1997, the U.S. Foreign Terrorist Watchlist has been blacklisting America’s enemies, yet some believe that it has done little to actually....
Holy Cross History Professor Is Leading Voice Nationally on Irish-American History
TODAY Show | Washington Post
In this time of divisive rhetoric about recent immigrants and terrorism, Ed O’Donnell, associate professor of history at Holy Cross, says that....
Pulitzer-Winning Author Edward P. Jones ’72 Inducted Into the American Academy of Arts and Letters
This is the highest recognition of artistic merit in the United States
Acclaimed author and Holy Cross alumnus Edward P. Jones ’72 has been inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the highest....