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Holy Cross Junior Earns Prestigious Truman Scholarship

Victoria Mousley honored for academic success and commitment to the deaf community

06/08/16 by

College of the Holy Cross student Victoria Mousley ’17, a psychology major with a self-designed minor in deaf studies and a concentration in gender, sexuality, and women’s studies from Jericho, Vt., was selected as a 2016 Harry S. Truman Scholar. …

Holy Cross Professors Honored for Exemplary Scholarship and Student Academic Advising

11/13/15 by

Two faculty members at the College of the Holy Cross—Ann Marie Leshkowich, professor of anthropology, and Andrew Futterman, professor of psychology and former chair of the Health Professions Advising Committee—are the recipients of the College’s Mary Louise Marfuggi Faculty Awards. …

Six Faculty Members Promoted at Holy Cross

09/09/15 by

Six members of the College of the Holy Cross faculty have been promoted to the rank of professor. Josep Alba-Salas, of the Spanish department, earned his Ph.D. and M.A. in linguistics from Cornell University, his M.A. in comparative literature from …

What Makes People Sick? Psychologist Says It Isn’t Always Obvious

Professor Stephenie Chaudoir aims to understand the long-term impact of living with concealable stigmatized identities

As a researcher and teacher, Stephenie Chaudoir’s goal is twofold: to understand what it is like to be the target of prejudice and how to support those who are subject to it; and to help students become acute learners, researchers, …

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 26. Alpha Sigma Nu seeks out students at Jesuit institutions of higher learning who …

Unity Week Events to Celebrate Diversity and Inclusion at Holy Cross

Actor and best-selling author Hill Harper to give talk on Nov. 11

The Student Government Association, in partnership with the Diversity Leadership Team and various academic departments, offices and student organizations, have planned various discussions, film screenings, workshops and multicultural festivals around topics related to diversity and inclusion. The events, which run …

Harvard Divinity Scholar Karen King To Lecture on ‘Hallowed Pain’

09/09/14 by

Karen King, the first woman to be appointed as the Hollis Professor of Divinity at Harvard Divinity School, will present a lecture at the College of the Holy Cross titled “Hallowed Pain: Representing the Slave Blandina and Jesus’ Brother James …

Blog: Students Describe Impact of Community-Based Learning

Through coursework, Holy Cross students address some of the community's pressing issues

WHO’S BLOGGING The Community-Based Learning interns: Rachel Greenberg ’15, an English major with a women’s and gender studies concentration from Irvine, Calif.; Jake Medina ’16, an economics major from Avon, Conn.; Cindy Nguyen ’15, a philosophy and political science double …

Blog: Garcia ’15 Spends Semester in Buenos Aires, Argentina

NAME Kelly Garcia ’15 HOMETOWN Chelsea, Mass. AREAS OF STUDY Psychology major with women’s and gender studies concentration WHERE SHE’S STUDYING University of El Salvador in Buenos Aires, Argentina WHY SHE CHOSE ARGENTINA “It seems like the perfect program for …

28 Holy Cross Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

11/01/13 by

Twenty-eighty students from the class of 2014 at the College of the Holy Cross were inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society, on October 27. Alpha Sigma Nu seeks out students at Jesuit institutions of higher learning who …

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 …

Blog: Montoya ’14 Looks Forward to Improving Spanish, Traveling Europe During Semester in Spain

NAME Melissa Montoya ’14 HOMETOWN Pawtucket, R.I. AREAS OF STUDY Economics and accounting major with a Women’s and Gender Studies concentration WHERE SHE’S STUDYING University of A Coruña in Galicia, Spain WHY SHE CHOSE SPAIN “In the accounting curriculum, most …

How to Best Provide Humanitarian Relief Subject of Jesuit Conference

Holy Cross students join peers from Jesuit colleges around the world

07/06/12 by

Watch the nightly news and it seems like there is no shortage of global humanitarian disasters. The food crisis in the Horn of Africa. Homes splintered by devastating tornadoes in Joplin, Mo. Genocide and gender-based violence across refugee camps in …