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College Factual Ranks Holy Cross No. 2 Best Catholic College in the Nation, No. 5 Best Massachusetts College

Holy Cross is also ranked No. 35 in the nation

College Factual ranked the College of the Holy Cross No. 2 Best Catholic College in the Nation, No. 5 Best Massachusetts College, and No. 35 overall among 1,387 Best Nationwide Colleges. Holy Cross was also awarded 91 badges, which signifies …

Working Writers Series Kicked Off Fall Semester with Two Holy Cross Professors

Series includes novelist, poet, and journalist from the Wall Street Journal

09/06/16 by

The first Working Writers Series event kicked off this Thursday with readings by Oliver de la Paz and Stephanie Reents, both associate professors of English at the College of the Holy Cross. The Working Writers Series events, which are sponsored …

Holy Cross Kicks off Fall Semester with Diverse Arts Line-Up

With the beginning of a new academic year comes the anticipation — and excitement — of another year of arts events at the College of the Holy Cross. This fall, the arts programming promises to push limits, challenge audiences, and …

End of Summer Reminds Holy Cross English Professor Why She Teaches

Boston Globe

  Even though the summer goes by too fast for Leila Philip, the “August migration back to campus” is a good thing, she wrote in an opinion piece published by the Boston Globe. Philip, a professor of English at the …

11 Faculty Members Close Chapters at Holy Cross Alongside the Class of 2016

In addition to bidding farewell to the seniors at the end of the academic year, the College of the Holy Cross is seeing off 11 faculty members: Hussein Adam, Mary Hobgood, Patrick J. Ireland, James M. Kee, Rev. Anthony J. …

Members of Class of 2016 Honored For Their Excellence in Academics, Leadership in Service

Emily Conn selected as Class of 2016 valedictorian

Over their four years at the College of the Holy Cross, the Class of 2016 has exhibited excellence in many different forms and, as their time as students on Mount St. James comes to an end, the community gathers to …

Holy Cross Produces Seven Fulbright Scholars

Recipients to teach and conduct research in locations across Europe, Asia and Africa

Six members of the Class of 2016 and one member of the Class of 2014 have been awarded Fulbright grants to teach and conduct research around the world during the 2016-17 academic year. Since 2005, Holy Cross has received a …

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 annual Academic Conference taking place across campus from April 27 through April 30. The four-day conference gives students from all class years the opportunity to present the results of their....

Holy Cross Announces Faculty Promotions

The following members of the College of the Holy Cross faculty have been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure. Florencia K. Anggoro, of the psychology department, earned her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and …

Video: Professor James Kee Gives Annual Rodino Lecture on the Liberal Arts

Rehm Library was filled with faculty, staff, students and alumni who gathered to hear this year’s Richard Rodino Lecture on the Aims of the Liberal Arts given by James Kee, professor of English at the College. His lecture, titled “Waiting …

Scholarship Related to Transgender Issues to Benefit from First Digital Archive

Holy Cross professor launches expansive online hub to advance research

02/11/16 by

K.J. Rawson, assistant professor of English at the College of the Holy Cross, recently launched the world’s first Digital Transgender Archive (DTA), a collection of transgender-related historical materials. Rawson’s project was recognized in 2013-14 with funding from the American Council …

Working Writers Series to Kick Off Spring Semester with Travel Writer and Poet Gretel Ehrlich

Series includes actor, novelist, screenwriter, and more

01/25/16 by

The Working Writers Series will kick off the spring semester with a reading by Gretel Ehrlich, an American travel writer, poet, and essayist.  Ehrlich will read excerpts from her work on Thursday, Jan. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rehm …

Spring Semester Brings Another Full Slate of Arts Events

This semester, the College of the Holy Cross is offering a dynamic series of arts events aimed to excite, engage and challenge audiences. From the staging of renowned theatre productions and installations of multimedia gallery exhibitions, to world premieres of …

Holy Cross Alumnus Dan Shaughnessy ’75 Wins Baseball’s J.G. Taylor Spink Award

Boston Globe

“Shaughnessy is headed for the Baseball Hall of Fame,” the Boston Globe reported on Dan Shaughnessy, a College of the Holy Cross English major, a member of the class of 1975, and an award-winning sports columnist for the Boston Globe. …

Two-Time Super Bowl Champion Bill Curry to Join Best-Selling Author Steve Almond for Working Writers Series

11/25/15 by

Two-time Super Bowl champion Bill Curry and best-selling author Steve Almond will take part in a panel titled “Is Football Dead? Writings For and Against,” for the final installment of the fall Working Writers Series on Dec. 3 at 7:30 …

Julianna Baggott’s New Bridget Asher Novel ‘All of Us and Everything’ Makes People’s Best New Books

People Magazine

“I’ll confess,” Julianna Baggott, W.H. Jenks Chair in Contemporary American Letters and visiting professor of English at the College of the Holy Cross said, “there’s nothing quite like the moment when you take off the literary handcuffs and tear into …

Blog: Rodriguez ’17 Pursues Passion for English at Holy Cross

11/18/15 by

NAME Bryan Rodriguez ’17 HOMETOWN Bethel, Conn. AREAS OF STUDY English major WHY HE CHOSE HOLY CROSS “My older brother and sister also went to Jesuit schools, so it seemed only natural for me to as well. I also enjoy …

‘Women in Business conference: Holy Cross alumna at Vanity Fair says degree is key to success’

Telegram & Gazette

“Earning a liberal arts degree is the smartest thing a person can do to become successful in the business world,” said Aimee Bell ’88 to the Worcester Telegram & Gazette.  That is the message Bell, deputy editor of Vanity Fair …

Blog: Keane ’17 Eager to Participate in Rich Academic and Cultural Traditions of Scotland

11/04/15 by

NAME Caroline Keane ’17 HOMETOWN Arlington, Virginia AREAS OF STUDY Political science and English double major WHERE SHE’S STUDYING University of St. Andrews in Scotland WHY SHE CHOSE SCOTLAND “Since applying to Holy Cross two years ago, I have been …

Holy Cross Alumnus Doug Baker ’81 Ranked Among Best Performing CEOs in the World

Harvard Business Review

Douglas M. Baker Jr. ’81, was featured in the Harvard Business Review (HBR) and was ranked 98th on the publication’s list of “The World’s Best-Performing CEOs” in the November 2015 issue. Baker is chairman of the board and chief executive …