Holy Cross Reaches Milestone in Construction of Center for Performing Arts
The topping out ceremony marked progress as the state-of-the-art facility continues construction
Last week, a small group gathered for the topping out ceremony to watch the final beam be placed atop the Prior Center for Performing Arts. This....
President Boroughs Announces Plan to Step Aside
Fr. Boroughs will leave the College in June after a nine-year tenure
The Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president of the College of the Holy Cross, announced Tuesday that this academic year will be his last, ending a....
English Professor and Boston Globe Contributing Columnist Reflects on the Power of Kindness During Coronavirus
The Boston Globe
As the pandemic continues to grow nationwide, another wave seems to also be surging: embracing kindness. Leila Philip, professor of English at Holy....
Washington Monthly Ranks Holy Cross Among “Best Bang for the Buck” Colleges in the Northeast
The College is celebrated as a leader in promoting social mobility, student research and public service
The College of the Holy Cross has once again been recognized as one of the top colleges in the nation by Washington Monthly in the magazine’s....
HC Student Summer: Quetzali Gomez ’23
A summer internship working with students and families has sparked an interest in a Public Policy career for this rising sophomore
Quetzali Gomez ’23 Summer Plans: Intern, Beacon Place Hometown: Highwood, IL Major: Sociology and Spanish Summer Plans My summer internship was....
Holy Cross Names Maia Lee-Chin ’21 as the College’s 2020-21 Fenwick Scholar
Her project will bring Classics to the classrooms of Worcester as she studies the motivations of elementary school students to read informational texts
If you were to think of books that students in the six-to-eight-year-old range should be reading in school, the Iliad would likely not be on your....
Holy Cross Sociology Professor Reimagines Tourism Post-COVID via CNN Travel
The pandemic has drastically changed global travel, leading to the largest decrease in global emissions in history. How can we return to travelling....
Remote Fall Semester Begins at the College of the Holy Cross
As the semester kicks off, the College welcomes students—including the incoming Class of 2024—to a remote learning environment
On Tuesday, September 1, Holy Cross kicked off the fall semester with the first day of classes as the College began the year with all students....
Holy Cross Chaplains’ Office To Offer Livestreaming Mass Throughout the Fall Semester
The livestreaming services will replace the Chaplains' "Closing the Distance" web series
Beginning Sunday, September 6, the Office of the College Chaplains will livestream Mass at 11:30 a.m. ET from St. Joseph Memorial Chapel. Throughout....
Holy Cross Students Lead the Way in Volunteering, According To Linkedin
Roughly 45% of current Holy Cross students on LinkedIn are involved in volunteer projects according to their profiles on the social media....
Holy Cross Student Summer: Tatiana Thompson ’22
As a research associate at Holy Cross, she'll spend the summer researching the relationship between studying ethics and studying medicine
Tatiana Thompson ’22 Summer Plans: Research Associate Hometown: Bridgeport, Connecticut Major: Neuroscience, Health Professions Advising....
Holy Cross’ Thomas P. Joyce ’59 Contemplative Center: Reinventing an Ancient Tradition
According to a feature article in America Magazine, the Thomas P. Joyce ’59 Contemplative Center “seems built to enable all who visit to....
Holy Cross Student Summer: Billy Fitzpatrick ’20
A narrative history project gives the recent Holy Cross graduate a front-row seat to the crucial relationship between city and community leaders
Billy Fitzpatrick ’20 Summer Plans: Research Associate Hometown: Westfield, New Jersey Major: Economics Summer Plans Two prominent nonprofit....
Acclaimed Novelist Edward P. Jones ’72 Receives Glowing Review in The New York Times
The New York Times
New York Times critic at large A.O. Scott describes the prose of acclaimed author and Holy Cross alumnus Edward P. Jones ’72 as “always....
The New Face of Political Conventions: Will Shift Online Prove Effective? Holy Cross Professor Opines
The coronavirus has altered much of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, from cancelled rallies to changing the format of much-anticipated nomination....
O’Keefe ’76 Begins Term Leading New East Coast Jesuits Province
The longtime teacher and mentor will serve as provincial of the Society of Jesus' new USA East Province
The Very Rev. Joseph M. O’Keefe, S.J., ’76 began his term as provincial of the Society of Jesus’ new USA East Province on July 31....
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....
Holy Cross Student Summer: Christina Casey ’22
The rising junior applies the teamwork and collaboration skills she fostered on The Hill to her internship for a WNBA champion team
Christina Casey ’22 Summer Plans: Intern, LA Sparks Hometown: Sherman Oaks, CA Major: Political Science Minor: Business, Ethics, and Society....
Holy Cross Student Summer: Christopher Smith ’22
The Holy Cross rising junior contributes to a COVID-19 vaccine research study as part of his summer research internship
Christopher Smith ’22 Summer Plans: Intern, NY Medical College Hometown: Tillson, NY Major: Environmental Studies Summer Plans I am a research....
Holy Cross Student Summer: Mandusu Sidibay ’21
A dream internship in the music industry sets the stage for a career as a creative content producer
Mandusu Sidibay ’21 Summer Plans: Intern, Urbanlinx Media Inc and HotNewHipHop Hometown: Dorchester, MA Major: Political Science, Africana....