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COVID Chronicles: Student Project Documents On- and Off-Campus Life Amid Pandemic

Student research associates spent their summer collecting oral histories and researching stories emerging from this crisis

In the midst of the disruption brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic this past spring, while many of his peers were still grappling with the challenges of a sudden shift to remote learning, John Larsen ’22 had something else on …

Holy Cross 2020 Graduates Find Success in Entering the Workforce

Eight Recent Holy Cross Graduates Explain How Their Undergraduate Experiences Prepared Them for Life After College

As recent Class of 2020 graduates from the across the country make their way into “the real world,” we caught up with eight of the newest Holy Cross alumni to hear their reflections on where they’re going and how their …

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 year’s 16th Annual College Art Show at the ArtsWorcester gallery, an annual competition featuring students from local area colleges. Honorable …

Home Sweet Campus: A Peek Inside Residence Life at Holy Cross

What’s it really like to live on The Hill? Five students share their living spaces

10/09/19 by

Ninety percent of Holy Cross students live in one of 11 residence halls on campus — but how do they make those spaces feel like home? The answer is both literal and emotional. The Holy Cross housing experience starts as …

A Tour Guide’s Guide to Holy Cross

From sharing experiences of their first year on campus to identifying the best food on The Hill, five current Holy Cross tour guides tell all

07/03/19 by

What should students expect in their first year at Holy Cross? How do students spend their free time? Is it true the College brings food trucks to campus? Five current Holy Cross tour guides — Caitlin Keaveny ’21, a psychology …

Video: Holy Cross Students Find Success After Graduation

Data and anecdotes from recent alumni showcase the breadth of opportunities available to graduates

03/20/19 by

What doors does a degree from Holy Cross open? If you’re a recent grad, you just might be changing the world by teaching music to refugee children in Palestine, finishing your second year of law school or managing clients for …

Down Any Possible Road: Internships Open the Door Wide for Post-Grad Success

From staffing the Smithsonian to creating marketing campaigns for high-end footwear in New York City, students are thinking outside the internship box

07/11/18 by

College is a time to stretch yourself and try something else on for size. And that doesn’t just apply to taking different classes or joining a new club — it also extends to internships. Armed with the strength of a …

Private Partnerships Helping to Preserve Rome’s History, Holy Cross Professor Says

Business Destinations

For centuries, prominent Roman monuments have been cleaned, repaired, and maintained through private funding. Even the iconic Colosseum underwent a $31 million restoration funded by Tod’s, a luxury Italian shoe brand. Some Italians have worried this could lead to garish …

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, social sciences, humanities, and natural sciences at the 2017 Academic Conference, taking place across campus …

Marshall Memorial Grants Support Holy Cross Student Projects to Improve the Worcester Community

Magafan Mural Project team restores 68 year old murals with the support of grant

04/15/16 by

This year, 17 students were awarded Marshall Memorial Grants through the Marshall Memorial Fund. Each semester the fund awards grants typically ranging from $200-$500 on a competitive basis for service, research, and community-based learning projects that are of academic benefit to …

Visual Arts Professor Receives Prestigious Fellowship to Conduct Research in Rome on Architecture and the Senses

David Karmon, associate professor of visual arts at the College of the Holy Cross, has been awarded the Lily Auchincloss/ Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Post-Doctoral Rome Prize in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies, giving him the special opportunity to work …

The Arts Take Center Stage at Holy Cross

From musical performances to exhibitions to theatre productions, a cultural shift is taking place atop Mount St. James

The spotlight is shining brightly on the arts at Holy Cross. From musical performances to art exhibitions to theatre productions, the College will host a slew of events during the fall semester. “At Holy Cross, we see the arts as …

Students to Showcase Work at Annual Summer Research Symposium and Internship Expo

More than 170 students will present the results of their successful summers researching, interning

Before the semester is well underway, students will be showcasing the broad gamut of work they took part in throughout the summer at the 22nd annual Summer Research Symposium and the eighth annual Internship Expo. The accomplishments of students from …

Photo Gallery: Students Conduct Cutting-Edge Summer Research on Campus

After the academic year ended, over 100 students returned to spend their summers on campus where they participated in leading research spanning a range of  disciplines: 67 students engaged in research in the sciences; 31 in the humanities, social sciences, …

‘School’s murals show ‘where education began’ in Worcester’

Telegram & Gazette

In a Telegram & Gazette front page story, College of the Holy Cross rising seniors Nicole Landry ’16 and Sarah Valente ’16, were featured for a summer research project they are working on at Worcester East Middle School. The pair …

Recent Alumna Invited to Showcase at “Art on the Marquee”

Bang Luu, a member of the class of 2014, was recently selected as an artist for the 12th installation of “Art on the Marquee.” Boston Cyberarts and the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) will be presenting nine new works by …

In Memoriam: Terri Priest, Associate Professor Emerita of Studio Art

Terri Priest, associate professor emerita of studio art, passed away on Sept. 13 after an illness. She was 86. Priest joined Holy Cross in 1978 after receiving a master of fine arts degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. …

Four Holy Cross Students Accepted into Teaching Assistant Program in France

Four members of the Holy Cross Class of 2014 have been accepted into the Teaching Assistant Program in France, a seven-month assistantship that will have them teaching English to French-speaking students. The program is sponsored by the Higher Education Department …

Senior Spotlight: Jesuit, Liberal Arts Education Provides Enriching Experience for Lily Meehan

NAME Lily Meehan HOMETOWN Wayne, Penn. STUDIES French and art history double major BEYOND THE CLASSROOM Senior interviewer, outreach e-board member, and greeter for Admissions; French Club treasurer; Ballroom Dance Team; and College choir. Spent a year studying abroad in …

Luu ’14 Wins First Place Prize at Juried Art Show

Artworks by another 11 Holy Cross students on display

Bang Luu ’14, a visual arts studio major with a visual art history minor at Holy Cross, earned first place in the 10th annual College Art Show, a juried exhibit of the best art coming out of Worcester-area colleges and …