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Motivational Speaker/College Student to Lecture at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Tom Ormondroyd, a performance leadership actor and a member of the Class of 2000 at Holy Cross, will lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ballroom of the Hogan Campus Center at Holy Cross.  …

Deaf Roman Catholic Priest to Lecture at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Rev. Thomas Coughlin, a deaf Roman Catholic priest, will give a lecture on Saturday, Nov. 20 at 10:30 a.m. in Room 320 of the Hogan Campus Center at Holy Cross.  He will celebrate a liturgy at 2 …

Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J., Named New President of Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J. was elected the 31st president of the College of the Holy Cross today.  The College’s Board of Trustees announced his selection following a meeting this morning.  He will assume his duties in …

Worcester Students to go “Trick or Treating” at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – “Trick or Treating” will be hosted by Holy Cross students for approximately 60 young children from the Camp Fire Kids Program in Worcester. Festivities include “trick or treating” on Friday, Oct. 29, from 2 p.m. to 4 …

Annual El Salvador Commemorative Lecture to be held at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Rev. Kevin Burke, S.J., an assistant professor of systematic theology at the Weston Jesuit School of Theology, Cambridge, Mass., will give the annual El Salvador Commemorative Lecture on Monday, Nov. 8, at 8 p.m. in Room 519 …

Dame Gillian Weir to Perform at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Dame Gillian Weir, one of the world’s foremost concert organists, will perform Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Clavier-Uebung III” on Sunday, Nov. 7 at 3 p.m. in the St. Joseph Memorial Chapel at Holy Cross.  The performance, which is …

US Rep. James McGovern to discuss East Timor Crisis in Lecture at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – U.S. Rep. James McGovern (D-MA) will discuss the East Timor crisis in a lecture about the recent referendum and its aftermath on Friday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Brooks Concert Hall at Holy Cross.  The …

Ballet Folklorico Mexico to Perform at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Ballet Folklorico Mexico de Los Hermanos Avila will perform on Friday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ballroom of the Hogan Campus Center at Holy Cross.  The performance is free and open to the public. …

Peace Activist to Speak at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Rev. John Dear, S.J., executive director of the Fellowship of Reconciliation, will give a lecture entitled “Toward a Peace Culture: The Journal of Radical Non-Violence,” on Monday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. in Room 519 at Holy …

Panel on Edith Stein to be held at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – “Jew, Catholic, Saint: Edith Stein and the Prospects for Jewish-Catholic Dialogue” will take place Wednesday, Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ballroom of the Hogan Campus Center at Holy Cross. The event is free and open …

Tom Brokaw to Speak at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Tom Brokaw, the anchor and managing editor of “NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw,” will address the President’s Council at Holy Cross on Saturday, October 16, 1999, at approximately 9:30 p.m. Brokaw has been the sole anchor …

Leading Political Theorist to Lecture at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Harvey C. Mansfield Jr., the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Government at Harvard University, will give a lecture entitled “Manliness and the Western Tradition” on Monday, Oct. 18 at 4 p.m. in Room 320 of the …

Teachers as Scholars: Voices of Diversity in American Literature to be held at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Teachers as Scholars, a collaborative project among Holy Cross, the Worcester Public Schools and the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, will be held on Oct. 8 and Nov. 5 at Holy Cross. “Voices of Diversity in American …

Forgotten Language Tour Held at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Forgotten Language Tour, a national tour of prominent nature writers and poets, will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 5-6, at Holy Cross. Merging social justice ideals with concerns for local ecological issues, The Forgotten Language …

Holy Cross Professor to give Piano Concert

WORCESTER, Mass. – Emma Tahmiziàn, a pianist, will give her first concert at Holy Cross on Thursday, Oct. 7 at 8 p.m. in the Rev. John E. Brooks, S.J., Concert Hall.  The program, which will include J.S. Bach’s Chromatic Fantasy; …

“Serbia, Kosovo, and the Nato World Order” to be discussed at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Svetozar Stojanovic, a professor in the philosophy department at the University of Belgrade, will give a lecture entitled “Serbia, Kosovo, and the NATO World Order” on Wednesday, Oct. 6 at 8 p.m. in Room 519 of the …

Literary Octoberfest to be held at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross will host its third annual Literary Octoberfest, a weeklong celebration of writing during the week of Oct. 18, with readings each night at 7 p.m. in the Browsing Room of the Dinand Library.  Sponsored by …

Holy Cross Students to Participate in Day of Service

WORCESTER, Mass. – “Bridges,” a day of service for first-year students at Holy Cross, will take place on Saturday, Oct. 2 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at several Worcester Public Schools. Part of the three-tiered orientation program, first-year students have already …

Religion and Modernity Lecture to be held at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Mary C. Boys, the Skinner and McAlpin Professor of Practical Theology at Union Theological Seminary, N.Y., will give a lecture entitled “The New Testament and the Jews: A New Lens on Problematic Texts,” on Thursday, Sept. 30 …

Naval War College to Dedicate Memorial to Holy Cross Alumni

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Naval War College in Newport, R.I., will dedicate memorial flagpoles in honor of the thousands of Holy Cross men and women who have served as officers in the Navy or Marine Corps.  The ceremony will take …