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Blog: Schirripa ’14 Excited to Get First-Hand Look at Law Practice

NAME Bridget Schirripa ’14 HOMETOWN Lexington, Mass. AREAS OF STUDY History and political science double major in the prelaw program WHERE SHE’S INTERNING American Transit Insurance Company in Brooklyn, N.Y., where she will be a legal intern for the private …

Kuehn ’13 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Germany

Lauren Kuehn ’13, of Northport, N.Y., has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Germany, where she will teach English to German high school students during the 2013-14 academic year. The political science and German double major will attend Notre …

Clavering ’13 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Malaysia

Alex Clavering ’13, of Dix Hills, N.Y., has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Malaysia, where he will teach English to Malaysian high school students from January to October 2014. A political science major, Clavering says his enjoyment …

‘Five Questions: Local student to address Holy Cross senior class’

Concord Monitor

In a recent interview with The Concord Monitor, Travis LaCouter, a senior at the College of the Holy Cross, spoke about his role as valedictorian, and his preparation for his Commencement address on Friday, May 24 at the College. One …

Senior Spotlight: Rich Undergraduate Experience Made Holy Cross Perfect Fit for Valedictorian Travis LaCouter

NAME Travis LaCouter HOMETOWN Concord, N.H. STUDIES Political science and Catholic studies double major in the College Honors Program BEYOND THE CLASSROOM Admissions Office senior interviewer; Student Government Association; head Eucharistic minister; executive editor of The Fenwick Review; cochair of …

Washington Semester Prize Winner to Give Talk on Cyber Threats and National Security

The College of the Holy Cross’ Center for Interdisciplinary and Special Studies has selected John Castro ’14, a political science major with a concentration in peace and conflict studies from Lynbrook, N.Y., as the 2013 fall semester’s Maurizio Vannicelli Washington …

Blog: Irish American Riley ’14 Sets Off to Ireland for Spring Semester

NAME Katie Riley ’14 HOMETOWN Alameda, Calif. AREAS OF STUDY Political science and Spanish double major WHERE SHE’S STUDYING Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland WHY SHE CHOSE IRELAND “I fell in love with Dublin and Trinity College during a family …

Fall Break Offers Unique Opportunities for Learning

11/02/12 by

From Bolivia to London to New York City, from silent retreats to volunteering in the City of Worcester, College of the Holy Cross students, faculty, and staff did anything but rest over fall break. The Rocky Path to Bolivia Rev. …

Harvard Political Scientist to Share Survey Findings on Role of Religion in Public Life

10/24/12 by

Robert D. Putnam, Harvard professor and co-author of “American Grace: How Religion Divides Us and Unites Us” (Simon and Schuster, 2010), will give a free, public talk on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Rehm Library, Smith Hall at …

Washington Semester Prize Winner to Give Talk on Relationship Between Politics and Religion

The College of the Holy Cross’ Center for Interdisciplinary and Special Studies has selected Travis LaCouter ’13, a political science and Catholic studies major from Concord, N.H., as the 2012 Maurizio Vannicelli Washington Semester Away program award recipient. LaCouter will …

Senior Spotlight: Nicole Ortiz Pursues Passion for Political Science at Holy Cross

NAME Nicole Ortiz HOMETOWN Whittier, Calif. AREAS OF STUDY Political science major with Latin American & Latino Studies concentration BEYOND THE CLASSROOM Varsity softball; peer educator for Students for Responsible Choices mentor program; Recreation, Intramurals, and Club Sports supervisor. UP …