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Six Holy Cross Students Awarded Fulbright Scholarships

Recipients to teach or conduct research in Germany, the Czech Republic, India and Malaysia

Six members of the Class of 2020 have been awarded Fulbright grants to teach or conduct research abroad during the 2020-21 academic year. This year’s recipients are headed to Germany, the Czech Republic, India and Malaysia. The Fulbright Program, sponsored …

Academic Conference Goes Virtual in Response to Pandemic

A longtime staple of the Holy Cross experience, the forum for students to present research and independent work found success in leveraging technology

As faculty members across the College worked to transition their courses to a distance-learning format this semester, one of the many logistical challenges to tackle was the annual Academic Conference, where students present the results of their independent work in …

Holy Cross Ranks Among Top Undergraduate Fulbright Scholarship Producers

The Chronicle of Higher Education

According to The Chronicle of Higher Education, the College of the Holy Cross ranks once again as one of the top undergraduate producers of Fulbright students during the 2019-2020 academic year. This year, Holy Cross students are spanning the globe, …

Eight Holy Cross Students, Recent Alumni Receive Distinguished Scholarships

The highly-competitive Fulbright and Knight-Hennessy scholarships showcase the talent of Holy Cross students

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College of the Holy Cross students and alumni have earned an impressive array of scholarships this year from prestigious organizations, including the Knight-Hennessy Scholar Program and the Fulbright Program. These honors are testimony to the astonishing intellectual curiosity of Holy …

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 …

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....

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, …

Blog: Andersen ’16 Ready for the Challenge of Studying in Another Country

NAME Jackson Andersen ’16 HOMETOWN Pembroke, Mass. AREAS OF STUDY History major WHERE HE’S STUDYING Univeristy of Bamberg, Germany WHY HE CHOSE GERMANY “I began studying German at Holy Cross, and really enjoyed the classes. I knew I wanted to …

Charles Carroll Program at Holy Cross to Host First Ever Conference on Adam Smith

Two-day conference will feature student, faculty, and expert commentary on Smith

The College of the Holy Cross will host a two-day conference on Thursday, April 3 and Friday, April 4, to explore the ethical, political and economic thought of 18th- century Scottish moral philosopher and pioneer of political economics Adam Smith.  …

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 …

Kuehn ’13 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Germany

Lauren Kuehn ’13, of Northport, N.Y., has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Germany, where she will teach English to German high school students during the 2013-14 academic year. The political science and German double major will attend Notre …

Record Number of Holy Cross Graduates Receive Fulbright Grants

11 new alumni to teach and conduct research abroad

Eleven recent graduates from the College of the Holy Cross have been awarded Fulbright grants to work and teach abroad during the 2012-13 academic year. This marks a record high number of Fulbrights awarded in a single year for the …

Grek ’12 Receives Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Germany

Heidi Grek ’12, of Auburn, Mass., has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Germany, where she will teach English to German high school students. She will also take German literature courses at a local university and volunteer at …

Gjinko ’11 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Germany

Herma Gjinko ’11, of Worcester, Mass., has earned a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Germany, where she will teach English to German students. A political science major with a self-designed minor in European integration, Gjinko has always been interested in …

Five Recent Holy Cross Graduates Receive Fulbright Grants

Alumni to work in Turkey, Ukraine, Argentina, Bulgaria, Vietnam

WORCESTER, Mass. – Five recent graduates from the College of the Holy Cross have been awarded Fulbright grants to work and teach abroad. “Having five winners continues a decade of success. Since 2002, Holy Cross has won 34 Fulbrights,” explains Anthony Cashman, …

Faculty Promotions Announced at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Four faculty members at the College of the Holy Cross have been promoted to the rank of full professor. Daniel Bitran, of the psychology department, earned his Ph.D. at the State University of New York and his …

Distinguished Teaching Award Presented at Holy Cross’ Annual Fall Convocation

WORCESTER, Mass. – Noel D. Cary, associate professor of history and member of the Holy Cross community since 1989, received the College’s 2008 Distinguished Teaching Award at the annual Fall Faculty Convocation and Awards Ceremony. The Holy Cross Distinguished Teaching …