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Three Holy Cross Alumni Help to Bring Murals to Downtown Worcester

This summer, POW!WOW! Worcester, a 10-day mural festival committed to making Worcester a more culturally dynamic place by activating spaces, engaging in the arts, and generating pride in the downtown area, heavily involved the work of three Holy Cross alumni: …

28 Holy Cross Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

10/28/16 by

Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society founded in 1915, inducted 28 Holy Cross students on Oct. 23. The new inductees exemplify the society’s values of excellence in scholarship, loyalty and service. Membership is only awarded to four percent of …

Holy Cross Magazine Publishes Fall 2016 Food-Themed Issue

The Fall 2016 issue of Holy Cross Magazine — dubbed “The Food Issue”— delves in to what we eat, where it comes from, and who we eat with and why. “Food is something each of us experiences every day, multiple times …

Students Study Around the World Through Maymester Programs This Summer

This summer, 59 students jet set to different locations around the world through the College’s ever-popular Maymester program to sites in England, Italy, Poland, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Germany, and Russia. Each year, the College offers a number of these summer …

Blog: Students Explore Philosophy of Food in Tuscany Study Abroad Experience

05/24/16 by

WHAT A four-week immersive study program titled “Tuscany and the Philosophy of Food,” part of the College’s summer study abroad program. The highly-interactive course will provide insight into the contemporary food world. Planned activities include following the work at two …

Holy Cross Students Attribute Liberal Arts Education to Their Win at the International Business Ethics Case Competition

05/19/16 by

Holy Cross students James Barone ’17, Daniel Apadula ’17, James O’Connor ‘18, and Abigeal Lynch ’19 placed first in their division for the 25-minute presentation portion at the 20th International Business Ethics Case Competition (IBECC) held from April 20 to …

Holy Cross Academic Conference to Showcase Student Work

300 students, including Fenwick Scholar, will present results of research, independent work

As the academic year comes to an end, the College of the Holy Cross will celebrate the great and varied work accomplished by its students at the annual Academic Conference taking place across campus from April 27 through April 30. The four-day conference gives students from all class years the opportunity to present the results of their....

Holy Cross Hockey Player Awarded Hines Unsung Hero Award

College of the Holy Cross men’s ice hockey senior forward Matt Vidal has been named the 2016 Derek Hines Unsung Hero Award winner, announced tonight by the Hockey Commissioners Association (HCA), at the Frozen Four in Tampa, Fla. Vidal is …

Photo Gallery, Video: Obama Advisor Broderick Johnson ’78 Speaks on ‘My Brother’s Keeper,’ Other White House Initiatives

04/08/16 by

  College of the Holy Cross alumnus Broderick Johnson ’78 returned to campus March 30 to discuss his work on behalf of President Obama as assistant to the president, Cabinet secretary and chair of the My Brother’s Keeper Task Force. …

Holy Cross Alumnus and Obama Advisor to Speak on ‘My Brother’s Keeper’

Broderick Johnson ’78 leads the White House task force to help close the opportunity gap for young men of color

03/17/16 by

College of the Holy Cross alumnus Broderick Johnson ’78, who serves in the Obama administration as assistant to the president and Cabinet secretary, will speak at the College on Wednesday, March 30 at 4:30 p.m. in Rehm Library. In his …

Philosophy Professor Writes New Book on Gandhi’s Legacy

Project stems from Fulbright travel to India

01/13/16 by

“Although Gandhi’s legacy has not been forgotten, it has often been distorted,” explains Predrag Cicovacki, professor of philosophy and director of Peace and Conflict Studies at the College of the Holy Cross. “I admire Gandhi, but I am also critical …

The Holy Cross Community Comes Together in the Wake of Violence Around the World

As the world has seen violence in all forms unfold in the past week around the world—from Paris  and Beruit, to Bagdhad and Nigeria—the College of the Holy Cross community has come together to try to make sense of recent …

Holy Cross Physics Professor Receives Distinguished Teaching Award

Three faculty members honored for 25 years of service to the College

Janine Shertzer, professor of physics and member of the College of the Holy Cross faculty since 1984, received the 2015 Holy Cross Distinguished Teaching Award at the annual Dean’s Fall Address and Faculty Awards. The Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes and …

Six Faculty Members Promoted at Holy Cross

09/09/15 by

Six members of the College of the Holy Cross faculty have been promoted to the rank of professor. Josep Alba-Salas, of the Spanish department, earned his Ph.D. and M.A. in linguistics from Cornell University, his M.A. in comparative literature from …

Students to Showcase Work at Annual Summer Research Symposium and Internship Expo

More than 170 students will present the results of their successful summers researching, interning

Before the semester is well underway, students will be showcasing the broad gamut of work they took part in throughout the summer at the 22nd annual Summer Research Symposium and the eighth annual Internship Expo. The accomplishments of students from …

Photo Gallery: Students Conduct Cutting-Edge Summer Research on Campus

After the academic year ended, over 100 students returned to spend their summers on campus where they participated in leading research spanning a range of  disciplines: 67 students engaged in research in the sciences; 31 in the humanities, social sciences, …

Three Holy Cross Alumni Ordained into Priesthood

Three alumni from the College of the Holy Cross have recently been ordained into the priesthood. Rev. Brent H. Otto, S.J.’01, and Rev. Loren Adam DeLeon, S.J. ’03, have been ordained into the Society of Jesus and Father Alexander Scott …

Holy Cross Announces 10 Faculty Promotions from Across Disciplines

06/05/15 by

Ten professors at the College of the Holy Cross from across disciplines have been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure. Chris Arrell, of the music department, earned his B.M. at the University of Oregon, his M.M. from …

‘White House point man on Freddie Gray has deep ties to Baltimore’

The Baltimore Sun

According to The Baltimore Sun, Broderick Johnson ’78 is leading the Obama administration’s effort to reach out to young men of color, most recently in Baltimore, Md., near his childhood home. Johnson, who majored in philosophy at the College and …

28 Holy Cross Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

Twenty-eight students from the class of 2015 at the College of the Holy Cross were inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society, on October 26. Alpha Sigma Nu seeks out students at Jesuit institutions of higher learning who …