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12/11/17

High School, Brought to You by Silicon Valley? Holy Cross Professor Weighs In

The New York Times

Oracle, the business software giant, is putting its finishing touches on the new home for Design Tech High School, a charter school founded in 2014.....
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....
12/01/17

‘GreatSchools overhauls ratings to be more inclusive,’ Holy Cross Professor Raises Concerns

Marketplace

The popular school ratings website Greatschools.org offers a one-to-ten rating on each school in its system, and recently that rating system was....
11/07/17

Education Professor on How ‘Betsy DeVos Doesn’t Understand How Markets Really Work’

Washington Monthly

The Department of Education under Betsy DeVos has changed its position on many issues from the previous administration, particularly on the right of....
08/28/17

Holy Cross Education Professor Publishes Book on How to Better Measure School Quality

Published by Harvard University Press, “Beyond Test Scores: A Better Way to Measure School Quality" is Jack Schneider's third book

How should we measure the quality of our schools? In his new book, “Beyond Test Scores: A Better Way to Measure School Quality,” Jack Schneider,....
05/03/17

Holy Cross Produces Fourteen Fulbright Scholars

Additionally, two first-year students to attend UK Summer Fulbright Institutes

Twelve members of the Class of 2017 and one member of the Class of 2016 have been awarded Fulbright grants to teach and conduct research around the....
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,....
01/11/17

For the Love of Toys: Alumna and Holy Cross Faculty Focus on the Importance of Play

Jean Butler ’88, an economics major at the College and current executive director of the Toy Industry Foundation, is on a mission to put toys in....
12/19/16

Holy Cross Faculty Member Published in Boston Globe, Researching New Ways to Assess School Quality

Boston Globe | Commonwealth Magazine | Scholastic | The Sun Chronicle | Edushyster | WCAP

In a co-authored letter published in the Boston Globe, Jack Schneider, assistant professor of education at the College of the Holy Cross and director....
10/13/16

Blog: Moreta ’18 Embraces Rich Argentinian Culture Abroad

NAME Visaury Moreta ’18 HOMETOWN Roslindale, Mass. AREAS OF STUDY Spanish major, education studies minor, Latin American and Latino studies....
09/11/16

McFarland Center Events Put Ethical Focus on Election Issues

The Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J. Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture at the College of the Holy Cross will present lectures this fall that....
04/22/16

Holy Cross Academic Conference to Showcase Student Work

300 students, including Fenwick Scholar, will present results of research, independent work

As the academic year comes to an end, the College of the Holy Cross will celebrate the great and varied work accomplished by its students at the....
01/21/16

McFarland Center to Present Talks on Faith, Violence, Education and Love

The Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J. Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture at the College of the Holy Cross will bring in special guest lecturers in....
10/15/15

‘American schools are modeled after factories and treat students like widgets. Right? Wrong.’

Jack Schneider, assistant professor of education at the College of the Holy Cross, takes over Valerie Strauss’ Washington Post “Answer Sheet”....
09/22/15

‘High School is too old school’

American Public Media’s “Marketplace”

Jack Schneider, assistant professor of education at the College of the Holy Cross, discusses the reinvention of the American high school in American....
07/15/15

Three Holy Cross Alumni Ordained into Priesthood

Three alumni from the College of the Holy Cross have recently been ordained into the priesthood. Rev. Brent H. Otto, S.J.’01, and Rev. Loren Adam....
05/18/15

Senior Spotlight: Liberal Arts Education Connects Science and the Social Sciences for Raven Tukes

NAME Raven Tukes HOMETOWN Morrow, Ga. STUDIES Chinese language major, education studies minor BEYOND THE CLASSROOM Student Programs for Urban....
05/18/15

Tukes ’15 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Taiwan

Raven Tukes ’15, of Morrow, Ga., has received a Fulbright Teaching Assistantship for the 2015-16 academic year to travel to Kinmen, Taiwan in....
01/26/15

Postponed: Holy Cross to Host Panel on Urban Education and Accountability

Participants include Superintendent Boone; leaders in the education field

Due to inclement weather, the Urban Education Panel tonight at 6 p.m. on campus will be postponed.  We will be in touch with a new date and time....
12/15/14

Holy Cross Prof. Publishes Book on National Issues in Urban Education

Ericka Fisher, associate professor and chair of the education department at the College of the Holy Cross, has written a book titled “Educating the....
11/14/14

28 Holy Cross Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

Twenty-eight students from the class of 2015 at the College of the Holy Cross were inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society, on October....
10/21/14

‘US public schools are better than they’ve ever been’

Vox.com

In a recent interview published by Vox.com, Jack Schneider, assistant professor of education at the College of the Holy Cross, reputes the idea that....
08/18/14

Holy Cross Welcomes Six New Tenure-Track Faculty, Representing an Array of Academic Disciplines

As the 2014-2015 academic year begins, Margaret Freije, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College, announced the hiring of six new....
06/20/14

‘Making it easier to fire teachers won’t get you better ones’

Los Angeles Times

In an article for the Los Angeles Times, Jack Schneider, assistant professor of education at the College of the Holy Cross, discusses the recent....
06/05/14

“Network routers”: a new proposal to put education research into practice

Washington Post

Jack Schneider, assistant professor of education at the College of the Holy Cross, recently wrote an article for the Washington Post on the rift....
05/30/14

‘Not a VA Scandal, But a War Scandal’

Dissent Magazine

In a recent article for Dissent Magazine, Jack Schneider, assistant professor of education at the College of the Holy Cross, discusses the current....
05/12/14

Senior Spotlight: Holy Cross Is Community Where Everyone Matters, Says William Geddes

NAME William Geddes HOMETOWN Cumberland, R.I. STUDIES Physics major, education minor, Teacher Education Program, and College Honors Program BEYOND....
04/25/14

‘Does it pay to obsess on where your kid goes to school?’

The Washington Post

In a recent blog post for the Washington Post’s “Answer Sheet,” Jack Schneider, assistant professor of education at the College of the Holy....
04/21/14

Holy Cross Prof. Jack Schneider and StudentsFirst Founder Michelle Rhee Host Blog on Education Week

Education Week

In response to the continuously building tension surrounding issues of education reform in America, Jack Schneider, assistant professor of education....
04/11/14

‘Education panel ponders how to keep good teachers’

Telegram & Gazette

Six College of the Holy Cross alumni in the field of education policy gathered in Rehm Library  for what Telegram & Gazette reporter, Sara....
04/01/14

Holy Cross to Host Panel on Education Policy

Six College alumni to participate in discussion

The College of the Holy Cross will host a panel on education policy with six alumni who work in the field on Wed., April 9 at 6 p.m. in Rehm Library,....
03/31/14

‘If only American teachers were smarter…’

The Washington Post

In a blog post for the Washington Post’s “Answer Sheet,” Jack Schneider, assistant professor of education at the College of the Holy Cross,....
03/30/14

Education Professor Explores Connection between Scholarship and Practice in New Book “From the Ivory Tower to the Schoolhouse”

Jack Schneider, assistant professor of education at the College of the Holy Cross, has authored a new book, “From the Ivory Tower to the....
02/24/14

Holy Cross Prof. Part of Live Education Panel on Al Jazeera America

Jack Schneider, assistant professor of education at the College of the Holy Cross, will be a featured panelist on Al Jazeera America’s “The....
02/12/14

Teacher Education Program Engages Students Through Collaboration Across Disciplines

Connections

In the February issue of Connections, an online publications of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, Heather Johnson, director of the....
11/14/13

‘Better ways to grade public schools’

In a recent opinion piece for the Los Angeles Times, Jack Schneider, assistant professor of education at the College of the Holy Cross, adds insight....
11/01/13

Ericka Fisher Profiled in Holy Cross Magazine’s Fall Issue

Ericka Fisher ’96, a native of Worcester, returned to Holy Cross after studying counseling and social justice at the University of....
10/13/13

‘Find your dream school’

Boston Globe

When Jack Schneider, assistant professor of education at the College of the Holy Cross, began experimenting with the Boston Globe’s “Dreamtown....
10/09/13

Four Holy Cross Students Awarded Scholarships to Pursue Teaching Careers

Four students at the College of the Holy Cross—William J. Geddes ’14, Matthew D. McCormick ’14, Michelle McGahan ’15 and Megan K. Norton....
09/06/13

‘What’s missing from education policy debate’

In a recent opinion piece for the Washington Post, Jack Schneider, assistant professor of education at the College of the Holy Cross and a former....
06/07/13

‘Tweets from the Ivory Tower’

Inside Higher Ed

In a recent editorial in Inside Higher Ed, Jack Schneider, assistant professor of education at the College of the Holy Cross, discussed the....
06/06/13

Blog: Chin ’14 Spends Summer Organizing Volunteer Drive for United Way of Worcester

NAME Lauren Chin ’14 HOMETOWN Arlington, Mass. AREAS OF STUDY Psychology major with education minor WHERE SHE’S INTERNING United Way of....
05/28/13

‘Minority teachers remain rare’

Telegram & Gazette

Jennifer Guzman ’11, a teacher at Nativity School of Worcester, chose her career because the hands-on experience in the Holy Cross Teacher....
04/02/13

Holy Cross Teacher Education Program to Offer New Ninth Semester Option

Students to teach in Worcester classrooms beginning fall 2014

The Teacher Education Program (TEP) at the College of the Holy Cross will debut a new program that will allow students enrolled in the TEP to....
11/08/12

Three Holy Cross Students Awarded Scholarships to Pursue Teaching Careers

Three students at the College of the Holy Cross—William J. Geddes ’14, Matthew D. McCormick ’14, and Zachary R. Kenny ’13—have been honored....
10/17/12

Blog: Asante ’16 Finds Out What Inspires So Much Alumni Loyalty at Holy Cross

NAME Inez Asante ’16 HOMETOWN Plainsboro, N.J. STUDIES Political science with educational studies minor and Africana studies concentration WHY....
09/19/12

Holy Cross Sophomore Raises $16,000 for DEAF, Inc.

Ever since her middle school jazz band played a concert at the Rhode Island School for the Deaf, Nina Batt ’15 has been interested in deaf culture....
10/19/11

Holy Cross Junior Awarded Scholarship to Pursue Teaching Career in Urban Areas

Zachary Kenny, a member of the class of 2013 and a mathematics major in the Teacher Education Program at the College of the Holy Cross, has been....
03/01/11

Holy Cross Senior Brings Sleep Education Program to Worcester

Classroom lesson inspires psychology major to increase awareness of sleep benefits

Christina Kyriakos’ interest was piqued as soon as she heard about a children’s sleep education program that psychology professor Amy Wolfson....
11/15/10

Math Major Awarded Scholarship to Pursue Teaching Career

Scholar-athlete O’Leary ’11 receives inaugural Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship

Kerrin O’Leary ’11, a mathematics major in the Teacher Education Program, has been awarded Holy Cross’ first ever Robert Noyce Teacher....
05/14/10

Holy Cross Receives Grant to Work with Worcester Area Schools

Local math teachers to reap benefits of workshops

WORCESTER, Mass. – The department of mathematics and computer science and the education department received a three-year $240,000, Improving....
12/14/17 Photos: Holy Cross Campus Alive with Christmas Spirit as Holidays Near
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HCF1RST Book Drive
12/15/2017
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
Open to Campus Community Only
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Rethinking the Afropolitan: Photographs by Héctor Mediavilla and Christopher López
12/15/2017
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
“Making Visual the Music of Ismael Rivera” | Photographs...
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Sam's Club Information
1/10/2018
Human Resources
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
Open to Campus Community Only
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Non-Profit Careers Conference
1/16/2018
Community Based Learning
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
The annual Non-Profit Careers Conference is held in January for...
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Non-Profit Careers Conference
1/17/2018
Community Based Learning
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
The annual Non-Profit Careers Conference is held in January for...
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HRA SRD Training Session
1/18/2018
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 405
Open to Campus Community Only
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Multifaith Prayer Service
1/23/2018
Featured
St Joseph Memorial Chapel Mary Chapel

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Crusader Internship Fund Orientation Information Session
1/25/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406
Come to the Crusader Internship Fund Orientation to learn all the details...
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Male Involvement Coalition (MIC)
1/29/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
Open to Campus Community Only
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Crusader Internship Fund Orientation Information Session
1/29/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 409
Come to the Crusader Internship Fund Orientation to learn all the details...
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Let's Talk Medical School with Dr. Michael Hallisey '82 (Event canceled)
1/30/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
Dr. Hallisey '82 returns to campus to share his journey from Holy Cross...
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MLK Book Read: Session 2
1/30/2018
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
Open to Campus Community Only
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MLK Book Read: Session 3
1/31/2018
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
Open to Campus Community Only
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Northeastern University Graduate Programs Info Table
1/31/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 4
Stop by the Northeastern University Graduate Programs Info...
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Let's Talk Medical School with Dr. Michael Hallisey '82
2/5/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 304(05)
Dr. Hallisey '82 returns to campus to share his journey from Holy...
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MLK Book Read: Session 4
2/5/2018
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
Open to Campus Community Only
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BSU Gathering
2/6/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite B/C - 4th Fl
Open to Campus Community Only
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CCD - Real Estate Panel Discussion & Networking Event
2/6/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
Come to our annual Real Estate Panel Discussion and Networking...
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PepsiCo Recruiting Dinner
2/7/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 304(05)
By invitation only to students interviewing with PepsiCo. Selected...
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Crusader Internship Fund Orientation Information Session
2/7/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 409
Come to the Crusader Internship Fund Orientation to learn all the details...
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Sam's Club Information
2/8/2018
Human Resources
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
Open to Campus Community Only
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Tricia Bushnell Lecture
2/12/2018
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Open to the Public
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The Vagina Monologues
2/15/2018
Gender
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Ballroom & 328
The Vagina Monologues is an acclaimed play written by...
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BSU Fashion Show Party
2/23/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Ballroom & Dunn Rcpt
Open to the Public
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National Eating Disorder Awareness Screening Day
2/27/2018
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 3
Open to Campus Community Only
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National Eating Disorder Awareness Screening Day
2/27/2018
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 5
Open to Campus Community Only
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National Eating Disorder Awareness Screening Day
2/27/2018
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 4
Open to Campus Community Only
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National Eating Disorder Awareness Screening Day
2/27/2018
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 2
Open to Campus Community Only
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Sustaining Ourselves: Courageous Self-Care
2/28/2018
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Dinand Library Levis Browsing Room
Social justice activists often experience burn out. This interactive...
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Northeastern University Graduate Programs Info Table
2/28/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
Stop by the Northeastern University Graduate Programs Info...
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BSU Gathering
3/13/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite B/C - 4th Fl
Open to Campus Community Only
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Employee Information Meeting
3/15/2018
College Marketing and Communications
Kimball Hall Seelos Theater
Open to Campus Community Only
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Deloitte On-Campus Recruiting
3/15/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 405
Apply in Crusader Connections for an opportunity to interview on campus...
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BSU Gathering
4/3/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite B/C - 4th Fl
Open to Campus Community Only
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Women's Appreciation Banquet
4/4/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Ballroom & 328
Open to Campus Community Only
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