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31 Holy Cross Students Inducted Into Jesuit Honor Society

Alpha Sigma Nu acceptance is granted to less than four percent of the class

Thirty-one Holy Cross students were inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu,  the Jesuit honor society founded in 1915, at a virtual ceremony held recently. The new inductees exemplify the society’s values of excellence in scholarship, loyalty and service.  Selection to Alpha …

Holy Cross Students Reflect, Find Tranquility Through Off-Campus Retreats

Over 700 students each academic year travel to the Thomas P. Joyce '59 Contemplative Center to unwind and ask big questions

03/03/20 by

When Christine Church ’20 told her friends last spring that she was taking part in a five-day silent retreat, the reaction was anything but quiet. “They said, ‘oh, I could never do that. I could never be silent for five days.’” …

A Tour Guide’s Guide to Holy Cross

From sharing experiences of their first year on campus to identifying the best food on The Hill, five current Holy Cross tour guides tell all

07/03/19 by

What should students expect in their first year at Holy Cross? How do students spend their free time? Is it true the College brings food trucks to campus? Five current Holy Cross tour guides — Caitlin Keaveny ’21, a psychology …

Roommate Confidential: Q&A with Two First-Year Holy Cross Students

The first-year roommates get candid about clubs, campus and what's surprised them about their first semester on The Hill

12/17/18 by

First-year roommates share more than four walls — they experience navigating the leap into college together. To get a peek at the ins and outs of the first semester on The Hill, we went right to the source — to …

Holy Cross’ Long-Term Study Abroad Programs Recognized for Tenth Year in a Row

From climbing the Great Wall of China to exploring the importance of food in Italy, Holy Cross students make the most of studying abroad

12/11/18 by

This year, 86 Holy Cross students are spending the year — yes, the entire year — around the world in Germany, China, Italy, Argentina, Ireland, Spain, France, Australia, Senegal, Scotland, England, Japan and Sri Lanka. What’s more, another 140 students …

Holy Cross Women’s Volleyball Team Tops National Community Service Challenge

With 571 volunteer hours and 100 percent participation in a three-month period, the team topped the NCAA competition

For the first three months of 2018, Holy Cross women’s volleyball beat the competition with their service and assists of a different kind — those they performed off the court. And they did it without even trying. “It was really …

Blog: Goza ’20 Excited to Study Religion in the “Spiritual Heart of Catholicism” During Year Abroad

09/21/18 by

NAME Kate Goza ’20 HOMETOWN Mukilteo, Wash. AREAS OF STUDY Religious Studies major, Italian minor WHERE SHE’S STUDYING Università di Firenze in Florence, Italy DURATION Full academic year WHY SHE CHOSE ITALY “I’ve always felt an affinity for Italian culture, history, and …

Eight Holy Cross Faculty Members Promoted to Rank of Professor

The professors answer questions on their scholarship, proudest accomplishments

After years of research and accomplishments in their respective fields, eight Holy Cross faculty members have been promoted to the rank of professor. Below, the professors share their thoughts on their careers, scholarship and more.

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 …

Italian Professor Edits Volume on Role of Italian Women in Wartime

Susan Amatangelo, professor of Italian and current speaker of the faculty, edited the volume “Italian Women at War: Sisters in Arms from the Unification to the Twentieth Century” (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2016), which she explains “offers diverse perspectives on …

Blog: Guarracino ’18 Studies Italian and Classics During Year in Rome

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NAME Nicholas Mario Guarracino ’18 HOMETOWN Billerica, Mass. AREAS OF STUDY Italian and classics double major WHERE HE’S STUDYING Rome, Italy WHY HE CHOSE ITALY “I could not miss a chance to study and live in the Eternal City. I …

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 Chapel Artist Series to Feature French Organists Francis Chapelet and Uriel Valadeau

Organ Scholar Abraham Ross ’16 to perform

03/04/16 by

The College of the Holy Cross presents the final two concerts of the season in its Chapel Artist Series. Abraham Ross ’16, a Holy Cross Organ Scholar, will perform on Sunday, April 3 and French organists Francis Chapelet and Uriel …

28 Holy Cross Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

Society celebrates 100 years

11/04/15 by

Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society founded in 1915, inducted 28 Holy Cross students on Oct. 25. The new inductees exemplify the Society’s values of excellence in scholarship, loyalty and service. Membership is only awarded to 4 percent of …

Holy Cross Announces 10 Faculty Promotions from Across Disciplines

06/05/15 by

Ten professors at the College of the Holy Cross from across disciplines have been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure. Chris Arrell, of the music department, earned his B.M. at the University of Oregon, his M.M. from …

Student Profile: Lorena Sferlazza ’15

'There is a transformation into adulthood that takes place when you study abroad — you gain responsibility and independence.'

03/25/15 by

HOMETOWN Norwalk, Conn. ACADEMICS Italian and visual arts studio double major ACTIVITIES College Honors Program, Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honor Society, Charles A. Dana Scholar, Liturgical Ministry, Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, Admissions Outreach Program, MAGIS Program for Church …

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 …

Blog: ‘A Commitment to Service’ Helped Draw Casey ’18 to Holy Cross

10/03/14 by

NAME Amy Casey ’18 HOMETOWN Philadelphia STUDIES Major in English and Italian WHY SHE CHOSE HOLY CROSS “I fell in love with Holy Cross’ friendly people, gorgeous campus, and commitment to service.” ACTIVITIES Resident Assistant, College Democrats (co-chair) WHAT SHE’S MOST LOOKING …

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 …

Video: Students Say Studying Abroad Is Invaluable, Transformative Experience

Imagine building recreational facilities and promoting healthy life choices to children in Russia. Or translating poems into English and watching them turn into a book in Italy. Or quickstepping your way to a national ballroom dance title in England. For …