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Holy Cross Creative Writing Professors Launch Annual Working Writers Series

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On Thursday, September 12, the Working Writers Series will be showcasing the work of the College of the Holy Cross’s W. H. Jenks Chair in Contemporary American Letters, Leah Hager Cohen, and Susan Elizabeth Sweeney, associate professor of English in …

Faculty Promotions Announced at Holy Cross

Six faculty members at the College of the Holy Cross have been promoted to the rank of professor. Victor Matheson, of the department of economics, earned his Ph. D. and M.A. in economics from the University of Minnesota and his …

‘The Myth of the Freshman Fifteen’

Pulse Magazine

College of the Holy Cross junior Victoria Piscatelli, debunks the myth of the Freshman 15 in a recent article she wrote for Pulse Magazine. The English and psychology major penned “Among the many pressures at college today (doing well in …

Students to Showcase Their Accomplishments at 20th Annual Summer Research Symposium

Event features research in natural sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities

A total of 107 Holy Cross students who conducted research during the summer will present their work in poster form at the 20th annual Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium on Sept. 6 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Hogan Campus …

Holy Cross to co-sponsor 21st Annual North American Society for the Study of Romanticism Conference

College will be first liberal arts college to co-sponsor in conference history

The College of the Holy Cross and Boston University are this year’s North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR) conference co-sponsors. The event will draw hundreds of scholars from around the world for a series of lectures, debates, …

Holy Cross Professor Releases New Collection

Susan Elizabeth Sweeney, associate professor of English at the College of the Holy Cross, recently released a chapbook of poetry, ‘Hand Me Down,’ which was published by Finishing Line Press in June. Sweeney, who has published writing in journals in …

Holy Cross Students and Faculty Make Headlines for Performance in Bali Arts Festival

In the summer of 2009, Lynn Kremer, professor of theatre at the College of the Holy Cross, took a group of students and alumni to perform her original musical drama “Mimpi” at the prestigious Bali Arts Festival; they were the …

Holy Cross Produces Record Number of Fulbright Scholars

14 alumni to teach and conduct research in Indonesia, Malaysia, Russia, Sri Lanka, more

Fourteen recent graduates from the College of the Holy Cross have been awarded Fulbright grants to work and teach abroad during the 2013-14 academic year. This marks a record high number of Fulbrights awarded in a single year for the …

Holy Cross to Host International Word and Image Conference

Scholars and researchers from around the world will convene at the College of the Holy Cross on June 26, 27 and 28 in order to explore connections between several fields of inquiry during the International Word and Image conference. Holy …

Casey ’13 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Nepal

Kelly Casey ’13, of Wethersfield, Conn., has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Nepal where she will teach English to elementary and middle school students in Nepal during the 2013-14 academic year. Casey, an English major with a …

‘Two Minutes With…Julia McCarthy’

Worcester Mag

In a one-on-one interview with Worcester Mag, College of the Holy Cross student Julia McCarthy ’15, talked about receiving the Francis Ouimet Scholarship which led to her giving the keynote speech at the organization’s recent gala, moving many in the …

Blog: Constantine ’14 Promotes Sustainable Agriculture at Internship

NAME Alexandra Constantine ’14 HOMETOWN Commack, N.Y. AREAS OF STUDY English major, French minor, and environmental studies concentration WHERE SHE’S INTERNING World Farmers, a non-profit organization located in Lancaster, Mass., that provides immigrants and refugees with the means, marketplace, and …

Hamilton ’12 Awarded Fulbright Grant to Pursue Master’s in 18th Century Studies

Former Brooks Music Scholar will study at University of Southampton in Britain

Julia Hamilton ’12, of South Windsor, Conn., has been awarded a Fulbright grant to pursue a Master of Arts degree in 18th century studies at the University of Southampton in Britain during the 2013-14 academic year. The interdisciplinary program, which …

‘Julia McCarthy gives Ouimet keynote speech’

In an article in the Telegram & Gazette, Julia McCarthy ’15 remarked on her experience as keynote speaker at the recent Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund’s Centennial Gala, the highlight event of The Ouimet Fund, which helps young men and women …

Cumella ’11 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Indonesia

Grant will allow Asian studies concentrator to build on ‘transformative’ undergraduate experiences

Robin Cumella ’11, of Larchmont, N.Y., has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Indonesia, where she will teach English to Indonesian high school students during the 2013-14 academic year. She also intends to volunteer her skills outside the …

Thirteen Faculty Members Promoted at Holy Cross

Thirteen faculty members at the College of the Holy Cross have been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure. Andrea Borghini, of the philosophy department, earned his Ph.D. in 2007 from Columbia University, and his Laurea in 2000 …

Two Holy Cross Alumni to Screen Independent Film ‘Detour’ on Campus

Two Holy Cross alumni — director William Dickerson ’01 and actor Neil Hopkins ’99 — will screen their independent film, “Detour,” on April 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fenwick Theatre at the College of the Holy Cross. The event, …

Cotrone ’13 Earns Competitive Beinecke Scholarship

Published writer plans to pursue Master of Fine Arts

David Cotrone ’13, from Plymouth, Mass., is one of only 20 college students nationwide selected to receive a 2012 Beinecke scholarship. Each scholar receives $4,000 immediately prior to entering graduate school and an additional $30,000 while attending graduate school. “I …

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 and American Sign Language. Now, as a sophomore at the College of the …

Lee ’12 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Korea

Grant will also allow Korean-American to learn about her heritage

Jaeyeon Lee ’12, of Norwood, Mass., has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Korea, where she will teach English at an elementary school in rural Korea. Lee also plans to learn more about the birthplace of her parents, …