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05/06/20

Academic Conference Goes Virtual in Response to Pandemic

A longtime staple of the Holy Cross experience, the forum for students to present research and independent work found success in leveraging technology

As faculty members across the College worked to transition their courses to a distance-learning format this semester, one of the many logistical....
03/03/20

Holy Cross Students Reflect, Find Tranquility Through Off-Campus Retreats

Over 700 students each academic year travel to the Thomas P. Joyce '59 Contemplative Center to unwind and ask big questions

When Christine Church ’20 told her friends last spring that she was taking part in a five-day silent retreat, the reaction was anything but....
02/26/20

Holy Cross Senior Emma Powell ’20 Presents Award-Winning Thesis on Repairing Racial Injustice in America

The talk was inspired by her internship working at the Smithsonian Institute researching and remembering the Civil Rights Movement

As a classics and history double major at College of the Holy Cross, Emma Powell ’20 knows how significantly the power of memory affects both....
02/11/20

Holy Cross Ranks Among Top Undergraduate Fulbright Scholarship Producers

The Chronicle of Higher Education

According to The Chronicle of Higher Education, the College of the Holy Cross ranks once again as one of the top undergraduate producers of Fulbright....
02/07/20

Meet the 2019 Sanctae Crucis Honorees

From the fields of medicine and music to education, public service and social justice, five Crusaders were honored for their outstanding commitment to advocacy, service and justice

The Sanctae Crucis Award is the highest non-degree accolade that Holy Cross bestows on alumni, recognizing those who take up the College’s....
01/30/20

Photos: Holy Cross Students Spend Winter Break Interning at Presidential Campaigns

From classroom to canvassing, Holy Cross students made their time off count

While many Holy Cross students spent winter break on … well, break … some students used the weeks between semesters to pursue their passions. On....
01/09/20

Holy Cross Alumnus Runs Across Country for Charity

Matty Gregg '00 left a career at Apple to fulfill a lifelong dream and raise money for the Firefighter Cancer Support Network

Matthew “Matty” Gregg ’00 was six years old when he first dreamed of being a transcontinental runner. The idea was sparked after he....
01/09/20

The United States of Anxiety: Experts Weigh in on How to Stay Engaged in Politics Without Burning Out

Among others, Holy Cross faculty members Daniel Klinghard, Tim Bishop '72 and Peter Flaherty '87 chime in

If you thought presidential election seasons were tumultuous in the past, brace yourself for Election 2020. The 24-hour news cycle, smartphones and....
01/07/20

Mable Millner Looks Back Over a Career Spent Looking Ahead

As she prepares to retire, the director of multicultural education and associate dean of students for diversity and inclusion talks about bridging gaps, breaking ground and why her work is so much more than a profession

“The message was so special,” says Mable L. Millner, smiling as she reads a card resting next to a bouquet of flowers on her desk:....
12/03/19

Renewable Energy Policy Thesis Earns Landon Cass ’20 the Maurizio Vannicelli Washington Semester Away Program Award

The paper drew on his experience at Flywheel Government Solutions during the Spring 2019 Washington Semester Program

A thesis paper on renewable energy policies has garnered Landon Cass ’20 the Vannicelli Washington Semester Away Award for the Spring 2019....
11/22/19

Two Holy Cross Alumni Named to 2019 ‘Latino 30 Under 30’ List

El Mundo Boston

Two Holy Cross alumni, Michelle Moreno-Silva ’15 and Philippe Doria Candido ’11, are among those named to El Mundo Boston’s....
11/07/19

The Climate Crisis: Holy Cross Students, Faculty and Staff Explore a Warming World

Campus-wide conversations, a climate strike and a commitment to reducing carbon emissions are among the green initiatives underway

Climate change is such a large, global challenge, it can be hard to imagine how a single person can make an impact. But not for Renee LeBlanc....
10/17/19

Holy Cross Welcomes Seven Tenure-Track Faculty Members for the 2019-20 Academic Year

The new faculty members will join seven different departments at the College

Seven faculty members at College of the Holy Cross have been welcomed into tenure-track positions for the 2019-20 academic year. They will each join....
10/16/19

Holy Cross Alumna Leads Nonstop Philanthropy From an Unexpected Source

Mary Ellen Curran '86 helps World Wrestling Entertainment deliver hope, empowerment and action to communities worldwide

Mention billion-dollar international powerhouse World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and the thoughts of many automatically land on its colorful....
10/09/19

Holy Cross Hosts Prestigious Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers Conference

Faculty, alumni and current students all took part in the distinguished event, from reading their work in front of an audience to speaking in numerous panel discussions

The 24th Annual Conference of the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers (ALSCW) was held at the College of the Holy Cross from....
08/07/19

Learning Outside the Classroom at Holy Cross

Create a new, innovative project or spend the semester in the bustle of New York City — the opportunities are endless

Not all education takes place in an academic building — particularly at College of the Holy Cross, where outside-the-classroom learning....
07/18/19

10 Things to Know About Academics at Holy Cross

Majors and minors, student to faculty ratio, academic advising — it's all here

If you’re looking for an education that combines academic excellence, critical inquiry and meaningful reflection, then the College of the Holy....
07/03/19

A Tour Guide’s Guide to Holy Cross

From sharing experiences of their first year on campus to identifying the best food on The Hill, five current Holy Cross tour guides tell all

What should students expect in their first year at Holy Cross? How do students spend their free time? Is it true the College brings food trucks to....
05/21/19

Eight Holy Cross Students, Recent Alumni Receive Distinguished Scholarships

The highly-competitive Fulbright and Knight-Hennessy scholarships showcase the talent of Holy Cross students

College of the Holy Cross students and alumni have earned an impressive array of scholarships this year from prestigious organizations, including the....
05/13/19

Holy Cross Professor Analyzes the U.S. Foreign Terrorist Watchlist, Reveals Inconsistencies

The Conversation

Since 1997, the U.S. Foreign Terrorist Watchlist has been blacklisting America’s enemies, yet some believe that it has done little to actually....
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9/23/2020
Hogan Center Ballroom & 328

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