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Chris Matthews of MSNBC’S “Hardball” to Speak at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Chris Matthews, anchor of “Hardball with Chris Matthews” on MSNBC, will deliver the Hanify-Howland lecture at Holy Cross on Wednesday, April 5, at 8 p.m. in the Ballroom of the Hogan Campus Center.  The title of his …

Women and Health Care Talk at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Alice Rothchild, M.D., a practicing obstetrician-gynecologist for over 25 years, will discuss the role of women in health care on Thursday, April 13 at 4 p.m. in Room 519 of the Hogan Campus Center at Holy Cross. …

Holy Cross to Construct Major New Building and Create Center for Religion, Ethics, Culture

WORCESTER, Mass. – Frank Vellaccio, acting president at the College of the Holy Cross, announced the College will break ground in May for a new $19 million, 56,000  square foot building.  Currently known as College Hall, it will house three  …

Matthew Shepard’s Mother to Discuss Hate Crime in Talk at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – In October of 1998, a college student named Matthew Shepard was brutally attacked and murdered because he was gay. Since then, his family created a foundation to carry on his legacy by fighting for social justice, speaking …

April and May Music Events at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – There will be a number of musical events during the month of April and (on May 1) at Holy Cross.  All concerts are free and open to the public. The schedule is as follows: Saturday, April 8 …

Sweatshops and Catholic Social Teaching Topic of Lecture at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Jim Keady, former assistant coach for the St. John’s University men’s soccer team, will discuss the stand he took against that university’s relationship with Nike.  The lecture will take place on Thursday, March 16, 2000 at 8 …

Colombian War on Drugs Lecture Topic at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Ethan Nadelmann, director of The Lindesmith Center, will give a lecture entitled “Too Bad for Colombia: Living and Dying With the U.S. War on Drugs,” on Wednesday, March 15 at 7 p.m. in Room 328 of the …

Holocaust Survivor’s Story Performed at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – “An Evening with Madame F,” a one-woman show based on a Holocaust survivor’s true story, will be performed at Holy Cross on Thursday, March 16, at 8:00 p.m. in the  Brooks Concert Hall.  The event is free …

February 15, 2000 Holy Cross Students Participate in Spring Break Service Programs

WORCESTER, Mass. – Approximately 280 Holy Cross students will depart from Worcester on March 4 to spend their spring break participating in the Appalachian Service Program and Habitat for Humanity. Students involved in the Appalachian Service Program (a program created …

Ballroom Dance Competition at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – The second annual Holy Cross Ballroom Dance competition will be held on Sunday, Feb. 20 in the Ballroom of the Hogan Campus Center. The day will include competitions in several dance categories, including American Smooth and American …

Poet Jessica Care Moore to Lecture during Black History Month at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Poet Jessica Care Moore will give a lecture at Holy Cross on Wednesday, Feb. 16 at 8 p.m. in Crossroads, in the basement of the Hogan Campus Center at Holy Cross.  The event is free and open …

Student Fashion Show during Black History Month at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – The second annual Black & Gold Dinner and Fashion Show will take place on Friday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Ballroom of the Hogan Campus Center at Holy Cross. The event, held during Black History …

March Music Events at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – There will be a number of musical events during the month of March at Holy Cross.  All concerts are free and open to the public. The schedule is as follows: Wednesday, March 1 at 8 p.m.-The Holy …

Public Enemy’s Chuck D to speak during Black History Month at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Chuck D, leader and founder of the rap group Public Enemy, will speak on Monday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Ballroom of the Hogan Campus Center.  The lecture, entitled “Fight the Power: Chuck D on …

Poet David Ferry to give a reading at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – David Ferry, a well-known poet and translator, will give a reading on Feb. 23 at 4 p.m. in the Browsing Room in Dinand Library at Holy Cross. Ferry, the Sophie Chantal Hart Professor of English Emeritus at …

Grease to be performed at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – The musical Grease will be performed Feb. 11-12 at 8 p.m. in the Ballroom of the Hogan Campus Center at Holy Cross.  Matinee performances will take place Feb. 12-13 at 2 p.m. The production, presented by the …

Cathedral of Notre Dame Organist to perform at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Jean-Pierre Leguay, organist at the Cathedral of Notre Dame, Paris, will perform a concert on Friday, Feb. 25 at 8 p.m. in the St. Joseph Memorial Chapel at Holy Cross. The program will include organ works of …

Faculty Tenure Decisions Announced at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Four faculty members at Holy Cross have been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure. Mary E. Hobgood, of the religious studies department, earned a bachelor’s degree from Fordham University, a M.A.R. from Yale Divinity …

Black History Month Events at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – A number of events in celebration of Black History Month are scheduled by members of the Holy Cross community.  All are free and open to the public. The schedule is as follows: Wednesday, Feb 2 at 7 …

Holy Cross Contributes $90,000 to Worcester Firefighters Fund

WORCESTER, Mass. – The College of the Holy Cross today contributed $90,000 to the Worcester Firefighters Fund, established to assist the families of the six firefighters killed in the December 3, 1999 fire. Members of the College’s administration, faculty and …