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Holy Cross Once Again a Princeton Review ‘Green College’

The College was recognized for its sustainability-related policies, practices and programs for the 12th consecutive year

The College of the Holy Cross has once again been recognized for its commitment to sustainability by The Princeton Review in its “Guide to Green Colleges: 2022 Edition.” Released on Oct. 26, the annual guide recognizes institutions that are making …

Pope Francis’ Green Message Will Be ‘Well-Received and Echoed,’ Holy Cross Religious Studies Professor Tells BBC Radio

BBC World Service Radio

Pope Francis, in an exclusive message shared by the BBC World Service radio, recently urged world leaders participating in a United Nations climate summit in Scotland to consider radical action in response to the global climate crisis. Mathew Schmalz, professor …

30 Holy Cross Students Inducted Into Jesuit Honor Society

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

Thirty Holy Cross students were inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society founded in 1915, at a ceremony held on Sunday, Oct. 24th in the Rehm Library. The new inductees exemplify the society’s values of excellence in scholarship, …

Video: 45 Years of Designing Costumes for Student Actors: Meet Holy Cross’ Kurt Hultgren

The lecturer and costume designer has been creating characters on The Hill since 1977

Ever wondered how theatre costumes are designed and created? Meet Kurt Hultgren, the man behind the curtain, who has been designing costumes for the Holy Cross Department of Theatre and Dance for over 45 years! On November 4-6 and 11-13, …

Holy Cross Celebrates Inauguration of 33rd President Vincent D. Rougeau

Rougeau makes history as the College's first lay and first Black president

Vincent D. Rougeau was installed as College of the Holy Cross’ 33rd president – the first lay and first Black president to lead the 178-year-old institution – in a ceremony punctuated by inspirational words and feelings of excitement and hopefulness.

True Democracy Is Made Possible Through Work of Liberal Arts Institutions Like Holy Cross, Says Famed Legal Scholar Martha Minow

Holy Cross faculty symposium on democratic citizenship and global engagement was part of the inauguration festivities for President Vincent D. Rougeau

These are not good times for democracy, human rights expert, legal scholar and former Dean of Harvard Law School Martha Minow told a Holy Cross audience Thursday, but she said education can help strengthen “the guardrails of democracy.” “Even more …

Blog: Hannick ’23 Expanding our Community and Connecting with Others

  Name: Maggie Hannick ’23 Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri Areas of Studies: Health Studies and Mandarin Chinese on the prelaw track Why She Chose Holy Cross: My mom participated in the Jesuit Volunteer Corps after she graduated from college and has always said that …

Blog: Ruel ’25 Exploring Her Passions and Making Memories

  Name: Isabella Ruel ’25 Hometown: Littleton, MA Studies She’s Considering: Neuroscience major, education minor, dance minor Why She Chose Holy Cross: I fell in love with Holy Cross because of the friendly and kind energy everyone on campus has and because …

Blog: Berardelli ’25 Sharing Her Transition to Life on The Hill

    Name:Alexandra Berardelli ’25 Hometown: Brooklyn, New York Studies She’s Considering: Classics Why She Chose Holy Cross: I chose Holy Cross because of its community and high academic quality, supporting my interests. Activities: TBD! What She’s Most Looking Forward …

Blog: Economou ’25 Worcester Native Excited to Showcase The Hill

    Name: Alexandra Economou ’25 Hometown: Worcester, MA Studies She’s Considering: History, Education, and Deaf Studies Why She Chose Holy Cross: I love the way that everyone looks out for each other, both within the campus and in the Worcester community. …

Blog: Janigian ’25 Immersing Herself as an Active Member of the Community

Name: Eva Janigian ’25 Hometown: Fairlawn, Ohio Studies She’s Considering: Classics, Anthropology, Computer Science Why She Chose Holy Cross: I knew that I wanted to find a Jesuit, liberal arts college when I began my college search. My love of New England …

Blog: Lucas ’25 A Texan’s Perspective of Life on The Hill

Name: Joseph Lucas ’25 Hometown: Pflugerville, Texas Studies She’s Considering: Political Science or Psychology Why He Chose Holy Cross:  I chose Holy Cross because I wanted to explore the northeast and of all the schools I looked at Holy Cross …

Blog: Santiago ’23 Starting Conversations on The Hill

Name: Simonai Santiago ’23 Hometown: Lawrence, MA Area of Studies: (Major) Health Studies, (Minor Concentration)  Africana Studies and Pre-Health Track Why She Chose Holy Cross: In many ways, Holy Cross chose me. For reasons people mostly choose Holy Cross, I appreciated the …

Blog: Gonzalez ’22 Immersing Herself in Irish Culture

Name: Jany M. Gonzalez ’22 Hometown: Johnston, Rhode Island Areas of study: International Studies and Health Studies double major Studying abroad at: University College Cork in Cork, Ireland Duration: Fall semester Why Ireland? I ultimately chose to study in Cork as …

Blog: Maher ’23 Expressing Her Thoughts and Inspiring Others

Name: Julia Maher ’23 Hometown: Tacoma, Washington Areas of Study: English major with a concentration in gender, sexuality, and women’s studies Why She Chose Holy Cross: I was searching for a small Jesuit college, and once I visited campus I just knew that …

Blog: Whitney ’23 Passionate about Art and Ancient Languages

Name: Mary Whitney ’23 Hometown: Santa Cruz, California Areas of study: Art History and Classics double major Studying abroad at: Temple University Rome in Rome, Italy Duration: Full academic year Why Rome? “When I took Latin in high school, I developed a …

Blog: Ryan ’23 Connecting with his Heritage in Ireland

Name: Brendan Ryan ’23 Hometown: Milton, Massachusetts Areas of study: Theatre and English double major with a Creative Writing concentration Studying abroad at: Trinity College Dublin Duration: Full academic year Why Dublin? “In addition to both my sisters having past studied at Trinity …

Blog: Nolan ’23 Jumping into Something New in Spain

Name: Patrick Nolan ’23 Hometown: Gillette, New Jersey Areas of study: Psychology Studying abroad at: Universidade da Coruña, A Coruña, Spain Duration: Full academic year Why Spain? Because it’s unfamiliar. I love Holy Cross, but it’s time I jumped into something completely …

Blog: Howard ’25 Excited for New Opportunities and Meeting New People

    Name: Nathan Howard ’25 Hometown: Rehoboth, MA Studies He’s Considering: Political Science, History, Pre-Law Program Why He Chose Holy Cross: I decided to attend Holy Cross for its strong, enriching liberal arts education as well as its vibrant, welcoming community dedicated …

Blog: Burgio ’25 Providing a Sense of Relatability

    Name: Mia Burgio ’25 Hometown: Buffalo, New York Studies She’s Considering: I plan on majoring in Neuroscience on the pre-med track, but I am also hoping to study economics and finance. Why She Chose Holy Cross: I chose Holy Cross because …