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Holy Cross Student Awarded Prestigious CBS Scholarship visualarts-news

WORCESTER, Mass. – Iris Chin Ponte, a junior at Holy Cross, has been selected as one of just 18 scholarship winners nationwide for the CBS Foundation Scholarship Program.  The award carries with it a $2,500 scholarship. The CBS Foundation Scholarship …

Holy Cross Announces December Concert Series – visualarts

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Holy Cross music department will host a December concert series in the Rev. John E. Brooks, S.J., Concert Hall.  The only exception is the Dec. 9 concert, which will take place in the St. Joseph Memorial …

OUT LOUD II To Take Place at Holy Cross visualarts-news

WORCESTER, Mass. – Out Loud II, a public reading of Toni Morrison’s Beloved, will take place on Thursday, Dec. 3, from 9 a.m-6:30 p.m., at Holy Cross in the first-floor Lobby of the Hogan Campus Center. Students and faculty will …

New England Welfare Reform Initiative Housed at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross students involved in the New England Welfare Reform Initiative (NEWRI) will present their research and activism in a program entitled “Walking the Talk on Welfare and Poverty: Holy Cross Students in Action” on Tuesday, Dec. …

Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – The annual juried student art exhibition will run from Dec. 7-18, in the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery in O’Kane Hall at Holy Cross. The show will feature works in all media, created by Holy …

Holy Cross to Host Student Network Conference

WORCESTER, Mass. – A conference involving approximately 250 college student leaders from across the state will be held at Holy Cross on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:40 p.m., in the Hogan Campus Center. The 3rd annual Student …

Award-Winning Play to be Performed at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Alternate College Theater at Holy Cross will perform Picasso at the Lapin Agile on Dec. 3-6, at 8 p.m., in the Fenwick Theater in O’Kane Hall.  There will also be matinee performances on Saturday and Sunday, …

Works of Gerard Manley Hopkins, S.J., to be performed at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Actor and director Nick Weber will present the works of poet Gerard Manley Hopkins, S.J., in a program entitled “Earth, Sweet Earth,” on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 8 p.m., in The Pit (O’Kane Hall, Room 37) at …

Holy Cross Professor Publishes New Book

WORCESTER, Mass. – Frederick J. Murphy,  professor of religious studies at Holy Cross, and a resident of Holden, has recently published his fourth book.  It is entitled Fallen is Babylon: The Revelation to John (Harrisburg, PA: Trinity Press International, 1998).  …

African Theologian to Speak at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – A noted African theologian, Fabien Eboussi, will give a lecture entitled “Christianity and African Religions: A Dialogue” at Holy Cross on Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. in Room 519 of the Hogan Campus Center. Eboussi, a …

Outstanding Women Science Students Awarded Prestigious Scholarships

WORCESTER, Mass. – Three outstanding women science students at Holy Cross are being recognized for their academic accomplishments with prestigious scholarships.  Two students will receive Avon Science Scholarships of $6,000 each for the current academic year.  The scholarships are made …

Holocaust Memorial Concert at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – A Holocaust Memorial Concert will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 10, at 8 p.m., in the Brooks Concert Hall at Holy Cross.  The concert, which is part of the Hiatt Commemorative Programs that have been in existence …

Labor Organizer to Speak at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Kati Griffith, will give a public lecture entitled “Academics and Activism: Organizing Women in Sweatshops in Latin America” on Thursday, Nov. 5, 1998, at 4 p.m., in Room 304 of the Hogan Campus Center at Holy Cross.  …

Fall Concert Series Continues at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Organist Douglas E. Bush will give a concert on Sunday, November 1, 1998, at 3 p.m., in the St. Joseph Memorial Chapel at Holy Cross. Bush is a professor of Organ and Music History at Brigham Young …

House Speaker Thomas Finneran to Speak at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Thomas M. Finneran, the Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives will address the President’s Council dinner at Holy Cross in Kimball Dining Hall on Saturday, October 24, at approximately 9:30 p.m. Finneran, a Democrat from Boston, …

Holy Cross Celebrates Canonization of Edith Stein

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Holy Cross community is celebrating and participating in the canonization of Edith Stein, who will be made a saint by Pope John Paul II, in Rome on Sunday, October 11, 1998. The event has special meaning …

Change Announced for Holy Cross’ Literary Octoberfest

WORCESTER, Mass. – Anne Michael’s lecture, which was scheduled for October 19, 1998, has been cancelled due to health reasons. To complete the Literary Octoberfest, author Agha Shahid Ali will speak at 7 p.m., in the Dinand Library Browsing Room.  …

Fall Reading and Lecture Series Continues at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross will host three authors as a part of its Fall Reading and Lecture Series in November.  The events are funded by the Lannan Foundation and are free and open to the public. The schedule is …

RASA by Shirish Korde to run at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – RASA, the new chamber opera, is composed by Shirish Korde, chair of the Holy Cross music department, directed by Lynn Kremer, chair of the theater department at Holy Cross, and choreographed by Daniel McCusker, Holy Cross professor.  …

Out Loud I to take place at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Out Loud I, a public reading of Milton’s Paradise Lost, will take place on Thursday, Oct. 22, at Holy Cross, in the lobby of the Hogan Campus Center, from 8 a.m. until 11 p.m. Participants in the …