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Blog: Nguyen ’15 to Research Growing a Vegetable Garden on Campus

06/24/14 by

NAME Cindy Nguyen ’15 HOMETOWN Worcester, Mass. AREAS OF STUDY Political science and philosophy double major WHAT SHE’S RESEARCHING In the past, a team of faculty members and students, under the direction of professors, established a vegetable garden on campus. …

Holy Cross Professors Recognized for Outstanding Scholarship and Student Advising

Two faculty members at the College of the Holy Cross—Denise Schaeffer, professor of political science and Robert Bellin, professor of biology—are the recipients of the College’s  Mary Louise Marfuggi Faculty Awards. The annual awards are made possible by a generous …

Holy Cross Awards 675 Bachelor of Arts Degrees During Commencement Exercises

Favreau, former head speechwriter for President Obama, urges grads to choose hope over cynicism

05/23/14 by

In his impassioned address at the College’s 168th Commencement Exercises held on May 23, Jon Favreau ’03, former director of speechwriting for President Barack Obama and co-founder of Fenway Strategies, told members of the Holy Cross Class of 2014 to …

Holy Cross Produces Nine Fulbright Scholars

Recipients to teach and conduct research in Argentina, Germany, Russia, Sri Lanka, more

05/22/14 by

Eight members of the Class of 2014 and one member of the Class of 2012 have been awarded Fulbright grants to work and teach abroad during the 2014-15 academic year. Since 2005, Holy Cross has received a total of 70 …

Holy Cross Student Featured as Central MA Standout

Go Local Worcester

Payton Shubrick ’15, co-president of the Student Government Association (SGA) at the College of the Holy Cross, was featured as Go Local Worcester’s Central MA College Standout, a weekly feature that profiles college and university students in Central MA. A …

‘Sunday Sit-down: Jon Favreau’

Telegram & Gazette

In this week’s ‘Sunday Sit-down,’ Jon Favreau, a 2003 College of the Holy Cross alumnus and former director of speechwriting for President Obama, spoke with the Telegram and Gazette about his upcoming commencement address at the College. Favreau currently resides …

Olsen ’14 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Kyrgyzstan

05/15/14 by

Kyle Olsen ’14, of Los Angeles, has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Kyrgyzstan where he will teach English to Kyrgyzstani high school students during the 2014-15 academic year. Under the guidance of the Public Affairs Office of …

Blog: Students Describe Impact of Community-Based Learning

Through coursework, Holy Cross students address some of the community's pressing issues

05/02/14 by

WHO’S BLOGGING The Community-Based Learning interns: Rachel Greenberg ’15, an English major with a women’s and gender studies concentration from Irvine, Calif.; Jake Medina ’16, an economics major from Avon, Conn.; Cindy Nguyen ’15, a philosophy and political science double …

Riley ’14 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Spain

05/02/14 by

Katherine Riley ’14, of Alameda, Calif., has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Spain where she will teach English to Spanish high school students during the 2014-15 academic year. A political science and Spanish double major in the …

Domaney ’14 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Turkey

04/29/14 by

Kristina Domaney ’14, of Norwood, Mass., has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Turkey where she will teach English to Turkish college students during the 2014-15 academic year. She also plans to conduct a small research project to …

Daly ’12 Receives Fulbright Grant to Pursue Master’s Degree in International Security

04/25/14 by

Michael Daly ’12, of South Burlington, Vt., has received a Fulbright grant for the 2014-15 academic year to pursue a one-year master’s degree in international relations at the University of Sussex. His goal is to work in the government following …

Charles Carroll Program at Holy Cross to Host First Ever Conference on Adam Smith

Two-day conference will feature student, faculty, and expert commentary on Smith

The College of the Holy Cross will host a two-day conference on Thursday, April 3 and Friday, April 4, to explore the ethical, political and economic thought of 18th- century Scottish moral philosopher and pioneer of political economics Adam Smith.  …

Former Obama Speechwriter Jon Favreau ’03 to Deliver Commencement Address at Holy Cross

Critically acclaimed soprano Rochelle M. Bard '98 and internationally recognized scholar Rev. John W. Padberg, S.J., also to receive honorary degrees

03/12/14 by

Jon Favreau ’03, former director of speechwriting for President Barack Obama and co-founder of Fenway Strategies, will receive an honorary degree from the College of the Holy Cross and address this year’s graduates during the College’s Commencement ceremonies on Friday, …

Instagram: Lillis ’16 Shares Daily Experiences at Holy Cross

03/07/14 by

NAME Caroline Lillis ’16 HOMETOWN Bronxville, N.Y. STUDIES Political science major WHY SHE CHOSE HOLY CROSS “I simply fell in love with how beautiful the campus is, how approachable and friendly the people are, and the amazing resources and programs …

‘Coca-Cola Embraces Diversity, Not All Of U.S. Ready To Do The Same’

emPower Magazine

02/07/14 by

Quantasia Islam ’15, who is currently participating in the Washington Semester Program at the College of the Holy Cross, recently co-published an article in emPower Magazine titled, “Coca-Cola Embraces Diversity, Not All Of U.S. Ready To Do The Same,” where …

‘As drone use increases, even locally, privacy concerns persist’

Telegram & Gazette

Ward Thomas, professor of political science, added to the national conversation about increases in domestic drone use in a recent piece in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette. Thomas says that while the implications of the potential invasion of citizens’ privacy …

‘Is Worcester a college town?’

In a recent op-ed in the Telegram & Gazette, College of the Holy Cross senior Neema Hakim argues that Worcester may be the home of many colleges, but that doesn’t mean it can call itself a college town. Hakim, a …

Fmr. Presidential Candidate Jon Huntsman Calls for End to Ideological Partisanship

12/18/13 by

Approximately 400 people filled the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom to hear former Utah governor and ambassador to China, Jon Huntsman Jr., deliver the 48th annual Hanify-Howland Memorial Lecture on Nov. 13. The Republican presidential candidate in the 2012 election primaries …

Scholarly Connections: Professor-Student Team and the Links Between Medieval Poem, Political Commentary

11/25/13 by

English Professor James Kee brought a lifetime of interest and experience when he spent part of the summer assisting English major Chase Padusniak ‘15 with his summer research project, titled “The Will to Charity: The Movement of the Will in …

Through Washington Semester, a First-Hand Look at Congress

11/25/13 by

Michelle Moreno-Silva ’15, a political science major from Pawtucket, R.I., recently completed a twelve-week internship through the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s nationally recognized Congressional Internship Program. She specifically worked in the office of Rep. David Cicilline of her home state. …