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12/14/17

Photos: Holy Cross Campus Alive with Christmas Spirit as Holidays Near

Experience Christmastime on campus through some of our favorite images of the season

Walking around campus, now nestled under a blanket of snow and adorned with lights, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the College of....
12/14/17

Holy Cross Names Bob Chesney Head Football Coach

Chesney becomes the 28th head coach in the history of the program

The College of the Holy Cross has named Bob Chesney its new head football coach, as announced by Director of Athletics Nathan Pine. Chesney, who....
12/11/17

Holy Cross Professor Says Russia’s Olympic Ban Won’t Dampen Interest

Newsweek

After the discovery of a systemic doping scheme carried out during the previous Olympic Winter Games in 2014, the Russian winter Olympic team has....
12/11/17

Holy Cross Judaic Studies Professor Explains Why ‘Hanukkah’s True Meaning is About Jewish Survival’

The Conversation

In conjunction with the beginning of Hanukkah this week, Alan Avery-Peck, Kraft-Hiatt Professor of Judaic Studies at the College, provides a....
12/11/17

High School, Brought to You by Silicon Valley? Holy Cross Professor Weighs In

The New York Times

Oracle, the business software giant, is putting its finishing touches on the new home for Design Tech High School, a charter school founded in 2014.....
12/08/17

Holy Cross Professor Describes How ‘#MeToo is Undoing the Devil’s Bargain of the 1990s’

The Washington Post

In recent weeks, prominent members of the entertainment, political, and business worlds have been outed for inappropriate behavior toward women. The....
12/08/17

Holy Cross Takes Top Seat in Ranking for Long-Term Study Abroad Participation

Students share their experiences abroad through photos

For yet another year, the College of the Holy Cross has been ranked No. 1 among baccalaureate institutions in the United States for long-term study....
12/07/17

Holy Cross Student Entrepreneur Works with Local Refugees to Create Ties, Opportunity

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Finding work as a refugee in a new country can be daunting. After an impactful Montserrat class, Riley Benner ’20, a political science and....
12/04/17

Holy Cross’ Bilingual Theatre Production Engages Campus in National Conversation

Fascism, misogyny, the patriarchy...'Fuente Ovejuna' takes on major issues that resonate with audiences across time and language

For Edward Isser, professor of theatre at the College of the Holy Cross, the choice of what show to produce this semester carried more weight than....
12/01/17

Following Recent Elections, Holy Cross Professor Explains ‘Why Democrats Are Wrong About the End of Trumpism’

Fortune

A wave of state legislative election victories by Democrats has been taken by some as a sign that the country is officially responding to Trumpism in....
12/01/17

‘GreatSchools overhauls ratings to be more inclusive,’ Holy Cross Professor Raises Concerns

Marketplace

The popular school ratings website Greatschools.org offers a one-to-ten rating on each school in its system, and recently that rating system was....
11/29/17

Holy Cross Grad Reflects on Nonprofit Experience in ‘What Did You Do for Winter Break?’

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Many Holy Cross students continue to live the mission away from class over Christmas break, and an essay by Lillie Reder ’17 published in the....
11/29/17

Holy Cross Receives $800,000 from Mellon Foundation to Support Research in Worcester

The College of the Holy Cross has been awarded $800,000 to support community-based research projects in the City of Worcester. The Andrew W. Mellon....
11/21/17

Holy Cross Professor Studies the Economics of Genocide

AJCU Connections

This article originally ran in the November issue of Connections, an online publication of the Associations of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.....
11/20/17

Find Your Power Center: GE’s Deirdre Latour ’95 Offers Advice to Students at Women in Business Conference

Students spent a day learning and networking with alumnae at annual conference

“Figure out who you are and devise a life around it.” This was the advice Deirdre Latour ’95 offered to students and alumnae at the 12th annual....
11/20/17

Holy Cross Professor on Understanding the Big Numbers in the News

The Conversation

In a charmingly informative article for The Conversation, associate professor of mathematics and computer science Andrew Hwang shows readers how to....
11/20/17

Mary Iafelice ’11, named to Forbes ’30 Under 30′ list

Forbes recently named 600 young innovators to its 2018 ’30 Under 30′ list, and 2011 Holy Cross graduate Mary Iafelice made the cut. The....
11/17/17

Holy Cross Professor on the Rise and Rule of Robert Mugabe, ‘The Only Leader Zimbabwe Has Ever Had’

NPR, History News Network

The international community has been monitoring the situation in Zimbabwe closely since the announcement of a staged coup against Robert Mugabe. The....
11/15/17

Holy Cross Graduate Named to 2017 ‘Latino 30 Under 30’ List

El Mundo Boston

In recognition of her impact on the Massachusetts Latino community, Katiuska Fernandez ‘15, a music major in the Health Professions Advising....
11/11/17

Remembering Fallen Heroes on Veteran’s Day: ‘Holy Cross Grad, Chaplain Last US officer Killed in WWI’

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

On November 11, 1918, the War to End All Wars finally concluded, but not without claiming the life of a heroic Holy Cross graduate. Struck by one of....
11/10/17

How Do You Get Into Holy Cross? A Little Kindness Goes a Long Way, says Admissions Director

Voice of America

Will kindness get you into college? Holy Cross Director of Admissions Ann McDermott says it’s important, because kindness helps build a strong,....
11/07/17

Conference to Explore Religion’s Place in Today’s Social and Political Movements

A diverse group of scholars will convene at the College of the Holy Cross Nov. 15-17 for a conference on “Religion, Protest and Social Upheaval.”....
11/07/17

Education Professor on How ‘Betsy DeVos Doesn’t Understand How Markets Really Work’

Washington Monthly

The Department of Education under Betsy DeVos has changed its position on many issues from the previous administration, particularly on the right of....
11/06/17

‘How Does an Authoritarian Government Celebrate a Revolution?’

Professor discusses Russia’s apathy toward the 100th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution in The Conversation

On November 7, 1917, Vladimir Ilyich Lenin led the Bolsheviks on a successful revolution and created what would become the USSR, but as this 100th....
11/01/17

Washington Semester Award Winner to Discuss Oral History’s Portrayal of the 1964 Freedom Summer

The Center for Liberal Arts in the World at the College of the Holy Cross has selected Catherine Tarantino ’18, a history major with a....
10/31/17

Photo Gallery: Families Reunite and Celebrate Fall on Campus During Family Weekend 2017

The three-day event featured a win for the football team, student performances, and fall activities for the whole family

Surrounded by the colorful foliage characteristic of a New England autumn, hundreds of students and their loved ones reunited on campus for a weekend....
10/31/17

Religious Studies Professor Discusses Pope Francis’ New Stance on Capital Punishment

Radio FM4 in Austria

Pope Francis’ declaration that the death penalty is “contrary to the Gospel” and “inadmissible,” points to his larger emphasis on mercy,....
10/30/17

Former Google Data Scientist to Break Down Big Data on Online Anti-Semitism

Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, a former Google data scientist, will give a talk on “Anti-Semitism on the Internet” at the College of the Holy Cross,....
10/27/17

Holy Cross Theatre Department to Present ‘Fuente Ovejuna’

The College of the Holy Cross Theatre Department will present “Fuente Ovejuna,” published by Spanish playwright Lope de Vega in 1614 and directed....
10/25/17

Holy Cross Welcomes Ten New Tenure-Track Faculty Members in 2017-18 Academic Year

The accomplished scholars are bringing their expertise to six departments and all students across campus

At the start of the 2017-18 academic year, the College of the Holy Cross welcomed ten new tenure-track faculty members joining the following....
10/20/17

Professor Emeritus and Vietnam Veteran Writes about ‘The Myth of the Spitting Antiwar Protesters’ in The New York Times

Jerry Lembcke, associate professor emeritus of sociology and anthropology and former chaplain assistant in the 41st Artillery Group during the....
10/18/17

Grammy Award-Winning Silkroad Ensemble to Engage in Three-Year Residency at Holy Cross

The College of the Holy Cross has partnered with Silkroad to engage in a three-year residency on campus, which kicked off with a visit earlier this....
10/18/17

Economics Professor and Former MLS Referee Shares Analysis on Shocking U.S. World Cup Elimination

The Atlantic

After losing to tiny Trinidad and Tobago, the United States men’s national soccer team won’t make it to the finals of the World Cup for the first....
10/06/17

Former U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power to Give Annual Hanify-Howland Lecture

The 52nd annual Hanify-Howland Memorial Lecture will be given by Samantha Power, former United States ambassador to the United Nations, on Thursday,....
10/06/17

Professor Weighs In on ‘How the Russian State Media Has Been Covering Trump’s Russia Scandal’

Mother Jones

As the investigation into the connection between Russia and Trump continues, media around the world is dominated by each new finding—except,....
10/06/17

Holy Cross Conference on ‘Rethinking the Afropolitan,’ Photography Show and Concert to Explore Black Atlantic Culture

Cantor Art Gallery to feature two-man photo exhibition starting Oct. 18

The College of the Holy Cross will host an academic conference, a photography exhibition and a concert Oct. 18-21 to explore the intersection of....
10/05/17

‘Food, Beer, and the Environment’: Seminar Explores the Creation and Consumption of Food

Sociology professor Daina Harvey challenges his students to look at food as more than simply fuel for their bodies

When most people sip a beer, they’re thinking about taste — hops or malt, whether it’s a dark or a light beer — alcohol content, or maybe....
10/05/17

The Disappearance of the Fenwick Tower Bell: A Holy Cross Mystery

The historic bell disappeared from campus in broad daylight in 2009 — and some dedicated alumni have been on the hunt for it ever since

“Once upon a wintry morning, while in slumber I lay yawning, and the college-bell was ringing as it often rang before…”
10/05/17

Alumnus, English Professor and Poet Reflects on His 25th Reunion

Philip Metres '92 ponders the power of memories, inspired by his visit to campus

It’s always a dangerous proposition to tell someone a dream you’ve had; they always turn out to be much more interesting to the dreamer....
10/05/17

‘Prescription for a Better World’: Eileen Howard Boone ’86 Leads CVS Health to Drop Tobacco Products

The alumna is a driving force behind the company's mission to help customers live healthier lives

Ask Eileen Howard Boone ’86 about life at home with her husband and their blended family of six children, and she’ll tell you that motherhood is....
10/05/17

Holy Cross Football’s Historic Upset Against Boston College: 75 Years Later

The teams will go head-to-head on the football field in 2018 — their first match-up in 30 years

Holy Cross stood little chance as it took the field against an undefeated and top-ranked Boston College football team at Fenway Park in 1942. The....
10/05/17

Holy Cross Scholar-Athletes Follow in the Footsteps of Athletic Hall of Fame Relatives

From the golf course to the softball field to the football stadium, these second-generation Crusaders live up to their family name

At Holy Cross, scholar-athletes represent a strong tradition of excellence, and nowhere is this more evident than in the College’s athletic legacy....
10/05/17

Startup Company Founded by Brendan Candon ’10 Poised to Become the eBay of the Sporting Goods Industry

Forbes Magazine praised the company, SidelineSwap, for making sports more affordable

When Brendan Candon ’10 played on the varsity lacrosse team at Holy Cross, he received all the equipment he needed: sticks, gloves, pads, you name....
10/05/17

Holy Cross Students from Somaliland Make the Most of Opportunity to Study in the U.S.

Sahra Hassan ’19 and Zak Muse ’19 plan to take what they learn at Holy Cross back to their home country and improve its future

There’s a map of the world in the Holy Cross Office of International Students, a map that includes photos of dozens of young people with lines....
10/05/17

Jesuit Organizations Lead the Way in Aiding Refugees Worldwide

A record 65 million displaced people need help, and Jesuit organizations on the front lines are responding — including here at Holy Cross

Samer Naeem was in his early 20s when he lost his eyesight. He’d been born with a genetic disorder that caused high blood pressure inside the....
10/05/17

Professor Stephanie Yuhl, ‘Teacher of Teachers,’ Wins Career Teaching Medal

Five questions with the winner

“Bring your joy.” For Stephanie Yuhl, professor of history, these are words she lives by as an educator, as a colleague, and as director of the....
10/04/17

Holy Cross to Host Fourth Annual Northeast Collegiate Marching Band Festival

Collegiate marching bands from across the northeast will perform for audiences on Fitton Field

On Sunday, Oct. 8 neighboring collegiate marching bands will join together at the College of the Holy Cross for the fourth annual Northeast....
10/04/17

Holy Cross Chapel Artist Series to Showcase Two World-Renowned Organists

The College of the Holy Cross will present two organ concerts in its Chapel Artist Series this fall. Both concerts will be held in St. Joseph....
09/28/17

Bon Appétit Features Holy Cross on List of ‘7 Healthiest College Dining Halls in the Country’

Bon Appétit

While “college dining” isn’t always synonymous with “healthy eating,” some colleges are changing the game. And the College of the Holy....
09/28/17

Photo Gallery: Holy Cross Recognizes Five Alumni for Professional Achievement and Commitment to Service, Faith and Justice

Distinguished alumni connect with students, share how they are “living the mission” after graduation

On Sept. 22, students gathered to listen, engage, and learn from this year’s Sanctae Crucis honorees — individuals who are leaders in business,....
09/27/17

Video: BANDALOOP Brings Vertical Dance to Holy Cross in Awe-Inspiring Performance

Crowds gathered to see troupe’s unique, gravity-defying performance on the side of a campus building

BANDALOOP, pioneers in vertical dance performance, brought their artistry to the College of the Holy Cross on Sept. 9 — specifically, to the....
09/25/17

Holy Cross Named to Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges of 2017

The Princeton Review

The College of the Holy Cross was recently named to The Princeton Review’s “Guide to 375 Green Colleges” as one of the most environmentally....
09/25/17

Holy Cross Lecture Looks to Catholic Social Teaching to Find Political Common Ground

Addressing the divisive political climate, Julie Hanlon Rubio, professor of Christian ethics at St. Louis University, will present a lecture, “Dare....
09/25/17

Holy Cross Music Department Announces Fall 2017 Concert Series

The College of the Holy Cross music department is ready to kick off its fall concert series with special performances throughout the semester, which....
09/20/17

Washington Semester Award Winner to Discuss Impact of Gender in Political Elections

The Center for Interdisciplinary Studies at the College of the Holy Cross has selected Caitlin Daniels ’18, a political science major with a....
09/19/17

Holy Cross English Professor Discusses Multi-Ethnic Literature, Graphic Novels in Q&A

Worcester Magazine

In a Q&A, Worcester Magazine sat down with Jorge Santos, assistant professor of English at the College of the Holy Cross and a Houston, Texas....
09/18/17

Ann Dowd ’78, P20 Wins Emmy Award for ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

Ann Dowd ’78, P20 won the award for outstanding supporting actress in a drama series for her work on “The Handmaid’s Tale” at the 69th annual....
09/14/17

Holy Cross Theatre Program Among ‘Most Underrated’ in New England, According to OnStage

OnStage Blog

The College of the Holy Cross theatre department was highlighted as one the “Top 10 Most Underrated College Theatre Programs for 2017” in the....
09/13/17

Holy Cross Named 19th Best College in the Nation by College Factual

USA Today College

According to USA Today College, the College of the Holy Cross was ranked No. 19 out of 1,383 Best Nationwide Colleges on College Factual’s annual....
09/08/17

Paying the ‘Passion Price’: Sociology Professor Discusses Paying Higher Prices to Support Small Business

The Chicago Tribune | The Orlando Sentinel | The Texarkana Gazette | The Guelph Mercury Tribune

Particularly among millennial shoppers, there are good indicators that buying from small businesses is increasingly popular, even if prices are....
09/07/17

Blog: Harrs ’19 Looks Forward to Immersing Himself in Oxford’s Intellectual Community

NAME Henry Harrs ’19 HOMETOWN Thornwood, N.Y. AREAS OF STUDY Philosophy major WHERE HE’S STUDYING Mansfield College, University of Oxford in....
09/05/17

Where Does All the Money Go? Economics Professor Weighs in on Lotteries

CNN Money

Lottery spending in United States is huge: Americans spent roughly $80 billion dollars on lottery tickets just last year, reports CNN Money. The....
09/01/17

Holy Cross Responds to Hurricane Harvey Devastation

In response to the devastating impact of Hurricane Harvey, the Chaplains’ Office is coordinating a collective relief effort for the College.....
08/31/17

Holy Cross Lecture to Outline Government’s Role in Segregation

Economist Richard Rothstein is author of 'The Color of Law'

Richard Rothstein, research associate for the Economic Policy Institute, will speak about his book “The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How....
08/31/17

Political Science Professor Explains the History Behind Presidential Hypocrisy

Fortune

In a piece for Fortune, Alex Hindman, visiting assistant professor of political science at the College of the Holy Cross, writes about Donald....
08/28/17

Executive VP of City Year, Inc. and Holy Cross Alumna Pens Blog about Value of National Service

Medium

After graduation, young Holy Cross alumni take different paths, many of them deciding to participate in a year of service. In a blog post published....
08/28/17

Blog: Chinese Native Looks Forward to Exploring England in Year Abroad

NAME Siming Zhai ’19 (My friends call me Siming, Jasmine, Jazzy, Jas …) HOMETOWN Shanghai, China AREAS OF STUDY International Studies and....
08/28/17

Holy Cross Education Professor Publishes Book on How to Better Measure School Quality

Published by Harvard University Press, “Beyond Test Scores: A Better Way to Measure School Quality" is Jack Schneider's third book

How should we measure the quality of our schools? In his new book, “Beyond Test Scores: A Better Way to Measure School Quality,” Jack Schneider,....
08/28/17

Washington Monthly: Holy Cross A Top Liberal Arts College

Cites the College as a 'standout' in students graduating within four years, securing jobs and paying off loans

Washington Monthly has ranked the College of the Holy Cross No. 23 on its list of top liberal arts colleges in the country, noting the College is....
08/26/17

Photo Gallery, Video: Excitement Sweeps Campus as Class of 2021 Moves In

Bright and early on Aug. 26, the 819 members of the Class of 2021 arrived on Mount St. James, ready to kick off the next four years of their lives as....
08/25/17

Beginning the College Search Process? Holy Cross Admissions Officer Offers Tips

Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority

“Searching for colleges? It’s like buying a couch,” says Andrew Carter, senior associate director of admissions at the College of the Holy....
08/23/17

Holy Cross Announces Fall 2017 Seelos Film Series

The College of the Holy Cross will be featuring the following films in Seelos Theater this fall. All films are free and open to the public.....
08/23/17

Holy Cross to Host Vertical Dance Pioneers BANDALOOP as First Stop on Northeast Tour

College to partner with Worcester for sneak peek of dancers on the City Hall façade

The College of the Holy Cross will host BANDALOOP, pioneers in vertical dance performance, on Sept. 8 beginning at 4:30 p.m. BANDALOOP interweaves....
08/22/17

Art History Professor Weighs In: ‘Can Art Shed Light on the Ethics of Capital Punishment?’

Sojourner

Across centuries, art has been used to depict trying human experiences, displaying, for instance, scenes of capital punishment. But do these works....
08/21/17

Psychology Professor Discusses ‘Why Tourists Go to Sites Associated With Death and Suffering’

The Conversation | Newsweek | Business Insider

As a Holocaust educator, Daniel Bitran, professor of psychology at the College of the Holy Cross, travels with his summer study abroad class to a....
08/17/17

107 Holy Cross Students Conduct Original Research Across Disciplines This Summer

Projects range from the survey of eastern hemlocks across New England to the composition of a digital score for a silent Charlie Chaplin film

This summer, 107 Holy Cross students conducted original, cutting-edge research through the Weiss Summer Research Program: 71 students in the natural....
08/16/17

‘Interview with Jimena Bermejo’: Holy Cross Dance Program Director Talks Performance Art and Engaging the Audience

Big Red & Shiny

Jimena Bermejo, dancer, performance artist and the new director of the theatre department’s dance program at the College of the Holy Cross, aims to....
08/16/17

Holy Cross Director of Career Development on Why Recent Grads Don’t Need to Take the First Job They Land

GoodCall

Amy Murphy, Director of the Center for Career Development at the College of the Holy Cross, offers practical advice for recent graduates in an....
08/14/17

French Artist Gabrielle Thierry to Exhibit at the Cantor Art Gallery

Paintings interpret ‘Musical Qualities of the Water Lilies’ by Claude Monet

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will present the paintings of French artist Gabrielle Thierry in the....
08/10/17

Holy Cross Student Interning at NBC Nightly News Reports: ‘Has It Ever Been This Bad With North Korea? Yes, Actually’

NBC News

During a summer internship with NBC Nightly News — and while national tensions are running high between the United States and North Korea — James....
08/07/17

Blog: Lambrecht ’19 Eager to Get a Global Perspective During Year Abroad in Ireland, Tanzania

NAME Izzi Lambrecht ’19 HOMETOWN Weston, Mass. AREAS OF STUDY Self-designed health studies major WHERE SHE’S STUDYING University College of Cork....
08/01/17

Photo Gallery: Holy Cross Students Get Professional Experience Through Summer Internships Across the Country

From accounting majors interning at Oprah Magazine to mathematics majors interning at General Electric, students of the College of the Holy Cross....
08/01/17

Holy Cross Senior and ‘Ex-Cancer Patient Helps Youths at Sunrise Hospital From Afar’

Las Vegas Review-Journal

From thousands of miles away at Holy Cross, Michael Spada ’18 continues to give back to his Southern Nevada community, particularly Sunrise....
07/31/17

Blog: Tehan ’19 Hopes to Become Fluent in Spanish During Year Abroad

NAME Isabel Tehan ’19 HOMETOWN Boxford, Mass. AREAS OF STUDY English and Spanish double major in the prebusiness program WHERE SHE’S STUDYING....
07/28/17

Religious Studies Professor Explains ‘Why the Catholic Church Bans Gluten-Free Communion Wafers’

The Conversation | Real Clear Religion | Associated Press

With the Roman Catholic Church banning the use of gluten-free wafers for communion, Joanne Pierce, professor of religious studies at the College of....
07/28/17

Holy Cross Unveils Architectural Drawings for New Center for Arts and Creativity

The building is an initiative of the College's $400 million Become More Campaign

Poised on the brink of a new era in arts education, the College community eagerly awaits the construction of a dedicated center for the arts and....
07/27/17

Holy Cross Students Study ‘Social Justice in Context’ in Bangalore Through Summer Study Abroad Program

Students explore first-hand the influence of technology and urbanization in the developing world

Who benefits from economic development, growth, and technology? Who bears the burdens? This summer, 12 students from the College of the Holy Cross....
07/27/17

Holy Cross Fund Surpasses $10 Million for First Time in History

Fundraising success due to record number of donors

More donors, more dollars, more love. Holy Cross broke fundraising records in almost every category this past fiscal year, underscoring the....
07/17/17

Philosophy Professor Comments on Why ‘As a Guru, Ayn Rand May Have Limits’

The New York Times | CNBC

From “Atlas Shrugged” to “The Fountainhead,” Ayn Rand continues to influence the business world today, with high-flyers such as President....
07/17/17

Holy Cross’ Selection of First-Year Reading Cited by National Media

The New York Times | Fortune

Before even unpacking their bags on Mount St. James, the members of the Class of 2021 have their first college assignment: to read “Make Your Home....
07/14/17

The Comeback Captain: Peter Pujals ’18 Returns From Injury for Historic Fourth Year as Football Captain

Pujals, the first Holy Cross athlete to serve as a four-year captain, is ready to lead the Crusaders to a winning season in 2017

When Crusader quarterback Peter Pujals ’18 felt his left leg crack under a hard tackle in the fourth game last season, he assumed he’d walk it....
07/14/17

Holy Cross Bids Farewell to Three Beloved Faculty Members

Blaise Nagy, Karen Turner and Helen Whall share memories, anecdotes, and what’s next

As the campus tipped its hat to the class of 2017, it also bid farewell to three faculty members who retired at the end of the academic year: Blaise....
07/14/17

Acting Up: James O’Connor ’98 Makes Name for Himself in Hollywood

O'Connor has performed alongside stars including Richard Gere, Bill Murray and Donnie Wahlberg

He’s been a Commie and a cop, a goon and a grieving father, a hitman and he’s been hit a few times. Welcome to the world of character actor James....
07/14/17

Living Histories Program Keeps Class of 1951 Connected

Members of class share their own life story in monthly class newsletter

It was a summer day in 2015 when Gus Concilio ’51, scrolling through his Facebook feed, happened upon a photo of former classmate Jim Jebaily....
07/14/17

Remembering Vito Acconci ’62: Influential Performance Artist, Poet and Architect

Three Holy Cross professors pay tribute to Acconci — as student, artist and inspiration

Acconci: The Student Edward F. Callahan, professor emeritus of English who taught at Holy Cross for more than 30 years until his retirement in 1990,....
07/14/17

Holy Cross Celebrates Retiring Dean Jackie Peterson

Colleagues, friends and family honor groundbreaking career at the College

Standing before a crowd of 300 in the Hogan Ballroom, Mable Millner, the College’s associate dean of students for diversity and inclusion and....
07/14/17

Holy Cross Students Reach Out to Recovering Addicts at Dismas House

Volunteers support the Worcester-area nonprofit through Student Programs for Urban Development (SPUD)

The Massachusetts heroin epidemic continues to make headlines as a growing — and devastating — problem. Here in Worcester, Dismas House, a....
07/14/17

How the Arts Prepare Holy Cross Alumni for Success in Every Field

The arts ignited their imaginations as students. Today, they are leaders in business, medicine and literature

What happens when we bridge the gap between the real world and our imagination? “Balance,” says chief executive James “Jim” Keyes ’77,....
07/14/17

Theatre Class Explores the Power of Voice

Professor Lynn Kremer shows students how to project and perform, both on and off stage

The 12 students in Theatre Professor Lynn Kremer’s Voice in Acting class are all shoeless, having a pillow fight. Standing in a circle, they’re....
07/13/17

Holy Cross Explores the Secret Life of Books

The Book Traces Project underscores value of the printed word and shines new light on mementoes readers leave behind

Deep in the stacks of Dinand Library, Jane McGrail ’17 knelt on the floor, surrounded by a wealth of information contained by the library’s....
07/13/17

Crusaders Become Voice For Change in Negative Political Climate

They're making an impact by getting involved in local politics, creating apps for activism and volunteering in their communities

When Brian Senier ’19 woke up the day after the 2016 American presidential election, he was happy to see a Republican victor, albeit not his chosen....
07/11/17

History Professor Explains ‘How Athletes Gained the Upper Hand on the White House’

The Washington Post

The Golden State Warriors won the 2017 NBA Finals. A month later, the team, whose members and coach have been vocal critics of President Trump, have....
07/10/17

How Do Warmer Oceans Affect Sea Life?

Scientists, students to discuss climate change impacts on organisms at Eighth North American Echinoderm Conference this week

What do sea stars, sea cucumbers and sea urchins have to do with global warming? Quite a bit, says Justin McAlister, assistant professor of biology,....
07/06/17

Professor and Russia Expert on Upcoming Trump, Putin Meeting: ‘Whatever Happens, Vladimir Putin Wins’

Salon

With all eyes turning to the meeting of world leaders at the G-20 summit in Germany, particular attention is falling on the meeting between Vladimir....
07/05/17

Data: New Report Shows Success of Class of 2016 Graduates

Class’ average starting salary higher than national average

What can I do with a liberal arts degree from Holy Cross? According to a report compiled by the Center for Career Development at Holy Cross on the....
06/29/17

JUHAN Conference at Holy Cross Dives Into Complexities of Refugee Crises

“You must do something. Doing nothing is not a choice,” humanitarian scholar Michael Barnett from George Washington University said at the fifth....
06/28/17

Video: Take a Look Inside the New Joyce Contemplative Center

In first year of operation, quarter of student body took part in retreat or contemplative program

One of the distinguishing features of the Holy Cross experience got grander this past academic year. The College’s well-established retreat....
06/27/17

‘How to Talk to Anti-Vaxers’: A Conversation With Anthony Fauci ‘62

The Atlantic

Leading the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases since 1984, Dr. Anthony Fauci ‘62 is no stranger to facing challenges head-on. In....
06/26/17

Photo Gallery: Class of 2021 Gets Taste of College at Summer Gateways

The Holy Cross campus was abuzz this June as members of the Class of 2021 and their parents attended Summer Gateways, the College’s summer....
06/16/17

Alumna Ann Dowd ’78 Talks Acting and Her Role on ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

The Guardian

“As Aunt Lydia in ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ the Hulu adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s 1985 dystopian novel, Ann Dowd is both terrifying and....
06/14/17

International Student Applications Up at Holy Cross, Other Mass. Higher Ed Institutions

Boston Herald

  Applications from international students rose significantly at Holy Cross this spring, despite widely-cited concerns that U.S. colleges and....
06/13/17

‘Oslo,’ Directed by Bartlett Sher ’81, Wins Best Play at 2017 Tony Awards

Among the endless talent represented at the 71st Tony Awards, “Oslo,” directed by Barlett Sher ’81, walked away with one of the evening’s....
06/13/17

Film by Ned Crowley ’85 Opens in Theaters Across Country

“Middle Man,” a dark comedy, features “Parks and Recreation” star Jim O’Heir

After making its way through the 2016 film festival circuit, “Middle Man,” a dark comedy written and directed by Ned Crowley ’85 and starring....
06/13/17

Why Your Gift Matters

Helping Holy Cross students become their best selves: 50% participation = $500,000

Each year, thanks to the extraordinary generosity of the Holy Cross community, the College is able to provide opportunities for students to discover....
06/12/17

Religious Studies Professor Offers ‘A Jesuit Perspective on Harry Potter’

America Magazine

What do Harry Potter and Christianity have in common? According to Rev. William Reiser, S.J., professor of religious studies at the College of the....
06/08/17

Reunion Turns Romantic for Happy Couples

Two alumni chose Mount St. James as the backdrop to propose to their longtime loves

They said yes! As if reunion wasn’t already enough of a party, two romantics seized the chance to pop the question last weekend. After eight years....
06/06/17

Anthony Fauci ’62 At Center of Fight Against AIDS for More Than 30 Years

CBS News

Looking back over the past 36 years, CBS News recounts how far AIDS research, treatment, and prevention has come since it caught the attention of....
06/05/17

Religious Studies Professor Offers Insight Into A Mosque’s Refusal to Bury Muslim Terrorist

The Atlantic

Following the suicide bombing outside of the Manchester Arena in England, which killed 22 concert attendees and the bomber, Salman Abedi, the....
06/02/17

Digital Transgender Archive Receives Notable Award for Description From Society of American Archivists

World’s first archive of its kind awarded the 2017 C.F.W. Coker Award

The Digital Transgender Archive (DTA), directed by K.J. Rawson, assistant professor of English at the College of the Holy Cross, has been named the....
06/01/17

Economics Professor Explores Impact of Superfund Budget Cuts on Public Health and Property Value

The Conversation | Associated Press | EconoTimes | SFGate

President Trump’s 2018 budget proposal calls for a 30 percent cut to Superfund — the federal program responsible for funding the cleanup of sites....
05/31/17

Professor Explores 300 Years of Russian Artistic Imagination in New Book

Reviewer calls Assistant Professor Olga Partan’s book “original, alluring, and persuasive”

What does commedia dell’arte, a form of theatre born in Italy in the mid-16th century, have to do with Russian cultural history? In “Vagabonding....
05/31/17

Blog: Students Take In Spain’s Arts, Culture and History During Study Abroad Experience

WHAT A four-week immersive study program titled “Spanish Theater and the Cultural Horizon,” part of the College’s summer Study Abroad program.....
05/31/17

Working For Worcester Featured on WBZ-TV in Boston

Working for Worcester, which started in a Holy Cross dorm room as an idea to help Worcester kids in 2012, has become a more than $1 million....
05/30/17

Holy Cross Alumnus and Coach CEO Helps Popular Brand Think ‘Outside the Bag’

Fortune

About three years ago, the popular handbag brand Coach saw its sales plummeting. Now, according to an article by Fortune, the company is making a....
05/30/17

Worcester Bravehearts Set to Start 2017 Season at Home Friday, June 2

The Worcester Bravehearts will return to Hanover Insurance Park at Fitton Field on Friday, June 2 at 7:05 p.m. to kick off the 2017 season with a....
05/30/17

‘Sociologist to Share Research About Schooling Practices’ in St. Maarten

The Daily Herald, St. Maarten | Saint Martin News Network

Melissa Weiner, associate professor of sociology at the College of the Holy Cross, was recently featured in The Daily Herald, the leading newspaper....
05/26/17

Holy Cross Awards 667 Bachelor of Arts Degrees During Commencement Exercises

Valedictorian Haylie Butler offered her classmates the simple assurance, “We are ready.”

“I wish you uncomfortable but exciting lives, full of balance, promise, failure, compassion, fun, love, and utter devotion to the core principles....
05/25/17

Members of Class of 2017 Honored For Their Excellence in Academics, Leadership in Service

Students and faculty filled the Dinand Library Reading Room on Thursday, May 25 to honor the achievements of outstanding members of the Class of....
05/24/17

Professor and Political Science Expert Talks Trump, Comey, and Impeachment

Fortune

The College of the Holy Cross’ Donald Brand, professor of political science, recently penned two op-eds for Fortune, exploring President Trump’s....
05/24/17

‘More Than a Game: Holy Cross Uses Yankee Stadium Football Battle as an Opportunity to Reach New Audience’

Connections, by the Association of the Jesuit Colleges & Universities

The May issue of Connections, an online publication of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU), featured the 31st annual....
05/18/17

Holy Cross Dining Wins Gold for College’s Largest Fundraising Gala

Holy Cross Dining has received the Gold Award from the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) in the annual Loyola E.....
05/18/17

Class of 2017: Last Thoughts From the Hill

As the members of the Class of 2017 prepare to graduate, they think back on their time at the College — what experiences changed them, what....
05/18/17

Holy Cross to Host 2017 JUHAN Conference

Leading scholars, international humanitarian agencies and local Worcester partners will address current refugee crisis; registration ends June 1

Community partners and students committed to social justice will participate in the 2017 Jesuit Universities Humanitarian Action Network (JUHAN)....
05/15/17

Holy Cross Professors Recognized for Outstanding Scholarship and Student Advising

Charles Anderton and David Damiano receive Mary Louise Marfuggi Faculty Awards

At her annual spring address to faculty, Margaret Freije, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College of the Holy Cross, announced....
05/11/17

Holy Cross Leads Nation In NCAA Public Recognition Awards

Once again this year, the College of the Holy Cross is a national leader in the academic success of its student-athletes. Holy Cross had 75 percent....
05/11/17

Recent Alumnus Among Top CPA Exam Scorers in the Nation

Alexander Khan ’16 receives the 2016 Elijah Watt Sells Award from the American Institute of CPAs

After earning one of the highest CPA Exam scores in the country, recent College of the Holy Cross graduate Alexander Khan ’16 received the 2016....
05/10/17

Administrators to Serve Midnight Breakfast to Students During Finals Week

As the spring semester draws to a close, the College of the Holy Cross is offering students a chance to take a break from late-night study sessions....
05/10/17

First of Its Kind Digital Transgender Archive to Receive Funding Extension

ACLS to give $150,000 grant to English professor for continued research

K.J. Rawson, assistant professor of English at the College of the Holy Cross, received an American Council of Learned Societies Digital Extension....
05/09/17

‘The best U.S. colleges for a major in English’

USA Today College

USA Today College reports that the College of the Holy Cross ranks No. 9 among the top ten places to get an English degree in the U.S, beating out....
05/08/17

Two Juniors Awarded Full-Tuition Scholarship for Women in the Sciences

Phallika Mon ’18 and Michelle Yu ’18 named 2017-18 Clare Boothe Luce Scholars

Phallika Mon ’18, a chemistry major, and Michelle Yu ’18, a mathematics major and environmental studies minor, have been named recipients of....
05/05/17

Religious Studies Professor Weighs in on Upcoming Pope/Trump Meeting

Associated Press | The Washington Post | The New York Times | America Magazine

With a meeting between Pope Francis and President Trump confirmed for May 24, speculations have begun around the impending interaction between the....
05/04/17

‘College Business Programs Look to the Liberal Arts Model’

NPR

Business may be the most popular major in the country, but employers complain that recent college graduates do not possess critical thinking and....
05/03/17

Photo Gallery: Academic Conference a Showcase of Student Research, Creativity

Over the course of four jam-packed days, the College of the Holy Cross saw yet another successful Academic Conference come and go. From Seelos....
05/03/17

Holy Cross Produces Fourteen Fulbright Scholars

Additionally, two first-year students to attend UK Summer Fulbright Institutes

Twelve members of the Class of 2017 and one member of the Class of 2016 have been awarded Fulbright grants to teach and conduct research around the....
05/02/17

Holy Cross to Join Women’s Hockey East in 2018-19 Season

The Women’s Hockey East Association and the College of the Holy Cross announced today that Holy Cross has accepted an invitation to join the....
05/01/17

Refugee Awareness Week: Writing for Change

A student reflects on how she and the campus community are called to be men and women for and with refugees

Pax Christi, a student group that promotes peace and justice, sponsored Refugee Awareness Week April 18-25 to increase awareness and promote action....
04/28/17

Spring Weekend is Coming: CAB to Host Series of Events for Spring Weekend 2017

Spring Concert to feature T-Pain & Timeflies

The weather is getting warmer and classes are winding down, which can only mean one thing: Spring Weekend is coming! Kick back and enjoy the end of....
04/28/17

Elizabeth Amaro Gonzalez ’17 Presents at Harvard Medical School’s New England Science Symposium

Biology major selected from hundreds of applicants to speak at annual event

Determined to pursue a career in science, biology major Elizabeth Amaro Gonzalez ’17 found herself in Professor Robert Bellin’s lab early on –....
04/28/17

Religious Studies Professor and Catholic Scholar Asks ‘Is the death penalty un-Christian?’

The Conversation | Newsweek

With four death row prisoners executed in Arkansas in the last week, debates around the death penalty have seen a renewed vigor across the country.....
04/28/17

Sociology Professor Earns Prestigious Fellowship to Support Alzheimer’s Research

Renée Lynn Beard was named a 2017 Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellow

Renée Lynn Beard’s first job, as a teenager, was at a local nursing home, where she first encountered someone with Alzheimer’s disease. “She....
04/28/17

Religious Studies Professors Edit New Book on Buddhism

Volume, edited by Gary DeAngelis and Todd Lewis and published by Oxford University Press, serves as guide for educators

Gary DeAngelis, a lecturer in the religious studies department and associate director of special studies, and Todd Lewis, professor of religious....
04/28/17

Putting Students First: A Conversation With Vice President of Student Affairs Jackie Peterson

Peterson reflects on her 20 years at the College before her retirement in June

When Holy Cross set out to restructure the Department of Student Affairs 20 years ago, it was Jacqueline Peterson who accepted the challenge. In....
04/28/17

Seminar Explores Development of Cities in Relation to Nature

Visual arts professor Min Kyung Lee challenges students in "Making the Modern City: Imagined and Built Environments"

Syllabus, a feature in each issue of Holy Cross Magazine, takes readers in to the classroom to see what students are learning about on Mount St.....
04/28/17

His Honored Name: Remembering Rev. Anthony J. Kuzniewski, SJ., 1945-2016

A professor, chaplain, and mentor, Fr. K was beloved by the Holy Cross community

A successful life requires an accurate, realistic sense of self, Rev. Anthony J. Kuzniewski, S.J., once said – and that is attained over time....
04/28/17

Holy Cross Chaplains Collaborate Across Campus to Reach All Students

The chaplains meet students where ever they are on their spiritual journeys

When lacrosse player John Price ’01 passed away suddenly during his junior year in 2000, it was the late Rev. Anthony Kuzniewski, S.J. — in his....
04/28/17

Revisionist: Che Anderson ’11 Leads the Way for Urban Renaissance

Following the success of his work in Worcester, young alumnus hopes to ignite artistic revivals in more post-industrial cities seeking reinvention

When Che Anderson was growing up in the projects of New York City, his mother ran a tight but loving ship. Her two boys were not allowed to watch TV....
04/28/17

Off the Course with Retiring Golf Coach Bob Molt

Molt reflects on his 41 years as golf coach at Holy Cross as he heads into his final season

Golf coach Bob Molt will retire this spring after more than four decades with the College. Under Molt’s leadership, the program experienced great....
04/28/17

Holy Cross Basketball Player Excels On and Off the Court

Marcellis Perkins ’19 hosts a campus radio show, writes a blog about diversity, and serves as an orientation leader

“Growing up, I had amazing role models in school,” says Marcellis Perkins ’19, a sociology major and basketball player from Virginia. “My....
04/28/17

Workplace Civility Expert Christine Porath ’95 Pens ‘A Manifesto for the Workplace’

Author of book touted as a must-read leadership book of 2017 explains why being treated with respect is important for employees

The In Your Own Words alumni essay appears in each issue of Holy Cross Magazine. Porath wrote the essay for the Spring 2017 issue based on research....
04/27/17

French Ensemble to Perform Music and Text Celebrating Proust at Holy Cross

On Wednesday, May 3 at 7 p.m., the College of the Holy Cross will host an imaginative performance of texts and music centered around acclaimed French....
04/27/17

Professor and Political Expert Discusses Recent White House Log Privatization

Fortune

In his latest op-ed for Fortune, Donald Brand, professor of political science at the College of the Holy Cross, argues that president Trump’s....
04/27/17

History Professor Offers Expert ‘Look Inside Russia’s Alternate Media Reality’

The Conversation l Associated Press l The Washington Post l Newsweek l Salon l Yahoo! News

In the wake of the Syrian missile strike, Cynthia Hooper, associate professor of history and director of Russian and Eastern European Studies at the....
04/27/17

Better Not Bitter: Kate Barrett ’14 Gets Back on Her Feet After Ski Accident

Barrett credits the support of the Holy Cross community for its positive impact on her recovery

“Better. Not Bitter.” That’s one of the slogans Kate Barrett ’14 stared at in her room, for three grueling, intense months, at Boston’s....
04/27/17

Joe Donelan ’72, Founder of the Office of Community-Based Learning, Reflects on Supporting Holy Cross

Owner of premier winery in Sonoma Valley expects nothing less than the best for his alma mater

“Learning about wine is a celebration of life,” explains Joseph P. Donelan II ’72, the larger-than-life founder of Donelan Family Wines, a....
04/26/17

24th Annual Sulski Lecture Given by Prominent Mathematician

Jordan Ellenberg explores probability, geometry, combinatorics and the lottery

Speaking to students and faculty in a packed-to-the-brim lecture hall, mathematician Jordan Ellenberg offered the 24th annual Leonard C. Sulski....
04/25/17

New Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Named at Holy Cross

Michele C. Murray has been named the new vice president for student affairs and dean of students at the College of the Holy Cross. The announcement....
04/24/17

PayScale Ranks Holy Cross No. 12 Best Value Liberal Arts College

According to PayScale’s 2017 College Return on Investment Report, the College of the Holy Cross ranks No. 12 among the best value liberal arts....
04/21/17

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,....
04/21/17

Holy Cross Takes on Sirens and Cyclopes with Marathon Reading of the ‘Odyssey’

Reading served as fundraiser for local refugees

Twenty readers. Twelve hours. One epic. This was the challenge accepted by the students and faculty who participated in a marathon reading of the....
04/20/17

Holy Cross Junior Awarded Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

Erik Ouellette ’18, a chemistry major and physics minor at the College of the Holy Cross, has been awarded a Goldwater Scholarship for the....
04/20/17

Curiosity in Cuba

Tyler Ambrose ’17 wondered what the changes to U.S. policy in Cuba could mean for its people. Thanks to the College’s Student Grant Program, he had the chance to explore his questions firsthand

When Tyler Ambrose ’17 enrolled at Holy Cross as a first-year student, he was torn between interests in economics, political science, music and....
04/20/17

Students to Lead Walking Tours in Downtown Worcester This Weekend

Love art and looking for something to do this Saturday? Sarah Valente ’16 and Therese Starshak ’17 are inviting residents, students and visitors....
04/10/17

Working for Worcester Has Invested More Than $1 Million in City

City-wide service day to celebrate fifth anniversary on April 29

On Saturday, April 29, Working for Worcester will celebrate its fifth anniversary with a city-wide service day. During the last five years, the....
04/10/17

Photo Gallery: Togas and Ancient Texts Take Over Holy Cross

More than 400 high schools students from across New England participate in the 45th annual Classics Day

“Salvete, omnes! Ad Collegium Sanctae Crucis vos excipimus!” said Timothy Joseph, associate professor of classics and chair of the department,....
04/10/17

ATB’s “Home Within” Combines Music and Art to Tell Stories of Syrian Conflict

With the vibrant intermingling of flute, drum and fiddle in the background, students drew quick strokes and smeared lines with the palms of hands,....
04/10/17

Kathryn Nutting ’17: A Crusader for Worcester’s Children in Need

Child abuse and neglect is a tough problem that takes even tougher people to address it. Kathryn Nutting ’17 is one of those people. The psychology....
04/07/17

USA Today Ranks Holy Cross No. 5 Among the 10 Best Colleges in Massachusetts

USA Today College

According to USA Today College, the College of the Holy Cross ranks No. 5 on “The 10 best colleges in Massachusetts” list. The national news....
04/07/17

Student to Address 700+ Attendees at Worcester Women’s Leadership Conference

Mary Kate Vanecko ’17 will discuss her new jewelry brand and her goal to empower young women and girls

If presenting a final project to a classroom of 20 peers is anxiety-inducing for some college students, speaking to a room of more than 700 business....
04/07/17

English Professor Writes on ‘Contemplating our founding documents, and what they mean’

Boston Globe

In the wake of President Trump’s executive orders on immigration, Leila Philip, associate professor of English at the College of the Holy Cross,....
04/06/17

Holy Cross Hosts Conference to Delve Into Tolstoy’s Controversial Take on Christianity

An international slate of acclaimed authors and scholars of the work of Russian writer Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) will participate in a conference....
04/05/17

What do Neuroscience and Deaf Studies Have in Common? Just Ask Victoria Mousley ’17

Meet Victoria Mousley. She is senior psychology and deaf studies double major, with a concentration in gender, sexuality, and women’s studies. She....
04/05/17

Doctor James O’Connell, founder of Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, to Deliver 2017 Holy Cross Commencement Address

Dr. O’Connell and two others — Clementina Chéry, who created a peace institute after the fatal shooting of her son, and Rev. Robert Kennedy, S.J., professor and only American Jesuit Zen roshi — will also receive honorary degrees

Dr. James J. O’Connell, president and founding physician of the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (BHCHP) and assistant professor of....
04/04/17

Students Choose Service Over Sunshine on Spring Break Immersion Program

One in 10 Holy Cross students left the typical spring break trip in the sand this past March, opting instead for a week-long adventure focused on....
04/04/17

Tackling 26.2 Together

Two Holy Cross chaplains are running the Boston Marathon to support their kids, Boston Children’s Hospital and each other

The alarm starts wailing at 4:45 a.m. The world outside Megan Fox-Kelly’s Shrewsbury Cape is quiet, still cloaked in darkness, and a biting 32....
04/03/17

Holy Cross History Professor Provides Insight on Purchase of Alaska

The New York Times

Gwenn Miller, associate professor of history, was called upon by The New York Times for her expertise on early American history — specifically of....
03/30/17

Holy Cross Hosts First Women in Science Day for Female High School Students, Undergraduates

More than 200 young women filled the atrium of the Integrated Science Complex on Saturday, March 25, to attend Holy Cross’ inaugural Women in....
03/30/17

Concerto Written for Yo-Yo Ma by Holy Cross’ Osvaldo Golijov Has Its Album Debut

NPR

Osvaldo Golijov, the Loyola Professor of Music in the music department at the College of the Holy Cross, who NPR calls “one of today’s most....
03/30/17

Visual Arts Lecturer Creates ‘The art exhibit we all need right now’

The Boston Globe

The creativity of a child and fond memories of building forts during childhood are some of the inspirations behind “Hideout,” a recent....
03/30/17

Photos: 10 Gorgeous Photos of Holy Cross

Travel + Leisure names Holy Cross the most beautiful college in Massachusetts

From the rising towers and ivy covered walls of Fenwick Hall to the manicured hills and winding walkways surrounding St. Joseph’s Memorial....
03/29/17

Photo Gallery: Luth Athletic Complex Construction and Renovation Rolls Along

Spring is now under way and extensive progress continues to be made on the expansion and renovation of the Luth Athletic Complex. Construction crews....
03/29/17

Eleven Holy Cross Faculty Members Receive Tenure in 2017

The following members of the College of the Holy Cross faculty have been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure. Alo C. Basu, of the....
03/28/17

Holy Cross Chapel Artist Series to Feature Two Highly-Acclaimed Organists

The College of the Holy Cross will present two organ concerts in its Chapel Artist Series this spring. Both concerts will be held in St. Joseph....
03/28/17

Holy Cross Theatre Department to Present ‘The Royal Family’

The College of the Holy Cross theatre department will present “The Royal Family,” written by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber and directed by....
03/28/17

‘70 years ago, Holy Cross won the NCAA tournament’

Boston.com

On March 25, 1947, Holy Cross won the NCAA tournament — and exactly 70 years later, Boston.com invited fans to relive the excitement. With March....
03/27/17

Artists from Yo-Yo Ma’s Silkroad Ensemble Offer Powerful Reflection on the Syrian Crisis

Arts Transcending Borders (ATB) at the College of the Holy Cross presents “Home Within,” an onstage collaboration between Syrian clarinetist and....
03/20/17

‘SPEAK: Kathak and Tap Unite’ Receives Its East Coast Premiere at Holy Cross

Arts Transcending Borders (ATB) at the College of the Holy Cross presents “SPEAK: Kathak and Tap Unite,” a collaboration that brings together....
03/16/17

First-Year Student Named Winner of Holy Cross Shark Tank Competition

Telegram & Gazette

Just three years ago, Paul Wiley ’20 founded PW Industries, which specializes in custom, handcrafted executive products and jewelry for the....
03/15/17

No Major? No Problem: First-Year Students Learn It’s Never Too Early to Explore Business

“Major in anything and succeed in business.” That’s the motto of the Ciocca Office of Entrepreneurial Studies (COES) Professional Program and....
03/13/17

Important Winter Weather Notification – March 14, 2017

Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 – 4:00 a.m. From: College of the Holy Cross The College will be open on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 and will....
03/09/17

Holy Cross History Professor Comments on How President Trump’s Language Could Change Citizens’ Understanding of ‘Democracy’

Fortune

Cynthia Hooper, associate professor of history and director of Russian and Eastern European Studies at the College of the Holy Cross, is back in the....
12/14/17 Photos: Holy Cross Campus Alive with Christmas Spirit as Holidays Near
12/14/17 Holy Cross Names Bob Chesney Head Football Coach
12/11/17 Holy Cross Professor Says Russia’s Olympic Ban Won’t Dampen Interest
12/11/17 Holy Cross Judaic Studies Professor Explains Why ‘Hanukkah’s True Meaning is About Jewish Survival’
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HCF1RST Book Drive
12/15/2017
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
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Rethinking the Afropolitan: Photographs by Héctor Mediavilla and Christopher López
12/15/2017
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
“Making Visual the Music of Ismael Rivera” | Photographs...
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Sam's Club Information
1/10/2018
Human Resources
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
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Non-Profit Careers Conference
1/16/2018
Community Based Learning
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
The annual Non-Profit Careers Conference is held in January for...
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Non-Profit Careers Conference
1/17/2018
Community Based Learning
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
The annual Non-Profit Careers Conference is held in January for...
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HRA SRD Training Session
1/18/2018
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 405
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Multifaith Prayer Service
1/23/2018
Featured
St Joseph Memorial Chapel Mary Chapel

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Crusader Internship Fund Orientation Information Session
1/25/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406
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Male Involvement Coalition (MIC)
1/29/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
Open to Campus Community Only
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Crusader Internship Fund Orientation Information Session
1/29/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 409
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Let's Talk Medical School with Dr. Michael Hallisey '82 (Event canceled)
1/30/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
Dr. Hallisey '82 returns to campus to share his journey from Holy Cross...
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MLK Book Read: Session 2
1/30/2018
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
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MLK Book Read: Session 3
1/31/2018
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
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Northeastern University Graduate Programs Info Table
1/31/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 4
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Let's Talk Medical School with Dr. Michael Hallisey '82
2/5/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 304(05)
Dr. Hallisey '82 returns to campus to share his journey from Holy...
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MLK Book Read: Session 4
2/5/2018
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
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BSU Gathering
2/6/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite B/C - 4th Fl
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CCD - Real Estate Panel Discussion & Networking Event
2/6/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
Come to our annual Real Estate Panel Discussion and Networking...
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PepsiCo Recruiting Dinner
2/7/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 304(05)
By invitation only to students interviewing with PepsiCo. Selected...
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Crusader Internship Fund Orientation Information Session
2/7/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 409
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Sam's Club Information
2/8/2018
Human Resources
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
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Tricia Bushnell Lecture
2/12/2018
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Open to the Public
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The Vagina Monologues
2/15/2018
Gender
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Ballroom & 328
The Vagina Monologues is an acclaimed play written by...
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BSU Fashion Show Party
2/23/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Ballroom & Dunn Rcpt
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National Eating Disorder Awareness Screening Day
2/27/2018
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 3
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National Eating Disorder Awareness Screening Day
2/27/2018
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 5
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National Eating Disorder Awareness Screening Day
2/27/2018
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 4
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National Eating Disorder Awareness Screening Day
2/27/2018
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 2
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Sustaining Ourselves: Courageous Self-Care
2/28/2018
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Dinand Library Levis Browsing Room
Social justice activists often experience burn out. This interactive...
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Northeastern University Graduate Programs Info Table
2/28/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
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BSU Gathering
3/13/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite B/C - 4th Fl
Open to Campus Community Only
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Employee Information Meeting
3/15/2018
College Marketing and Communications
Kimball Hall Seelos Theater
Open to Campus Community Only
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Deloitte On-Campus Recruiting
3/15/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 405
Apply in Crusader Connections for an opportunity to interview on campus...
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BSU Gathering
4/3/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite B/C - 4th Fl
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Women's Appreciation Banquet
4/4/2018
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Ballroom & 328
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