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Cantor Art Gallery to Showcase the Famed Chertsey Tiles and the Visual Culture of Medieval Europe in ‘Bringing the Holy Land Home’ Exhibition

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross, is pleased to present the upcoming exhibition “Bringing the Holy Land Home: The Crusades, Chertsey Abbey, and the Reconstruction of a Medieval Masterpiece.” Bringing together …

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones to Deliver 55th Annual Hanify-Howland Memorial Lecture at Holy Cross

Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones, creator of the 1619 Project and a staff writer at The New York Times Magazine, will deliver the 55th annual Hanify-Howland Memorial Lecture on the evening of April 12 in the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom …

Holy Cross Names Elliott Visconsi ’95 Provost and Dean of the College

The College of the Holy Cross has named Elliott Visconsi, an academic leader and class of 1995 alumnus, as its new provost and dean of the College, following an extensive national search in partnership with Isaacson, Miller.  Starting on July …

Holy Cross Named One of World’s Most Environmentally Responsible Campuses

College posts near-perfect score in Princeton Review’s 2023 Guide to Green Colleges.

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The Princeton Review has named the College of the Holy Cross as one of the world’s most environmentally responsible colleges in its 13th annual “Guide to Green Colleges: 2023 Edition.”

Holy Cross Names Jeremy Thompson Vice President for Communications and Marketing

Holy Cross has named Jeremy Thompson, an experienced leader in the field, as its new vice president for communications and marketing. Starting on December 1, Thompson will serve as a key member of the president’s leadership team, overseeing all aspects of …

Cantor Art Gallery Exhibition in the Prior Performing Arts Center to Showcase Work by Emerging Contemporary Artists

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross is pleased to present works by emerging contemporary artists from the collection of alumni Brad Schuller ‘03 and Gabrielle Schuller ‘02 in the exhibition “See …

Holy Cross Announces $40 Million Scholarship Initiative to Expand Access to Financial Aid

Partnership with Schuler Education Foundation to increase access for high-achieving undocumented and Pell-eligible students

The College of the Holy Cross announced today it has partnered with the Schuler Education Foundation on a $20 million matching grant, for a total of $40 million, to expand its financial aid support of low-income students and students with …

Prior Performing Arts Center at the College of the Holy Cross—a New Facility Designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro—Welcomes the Campus Community This Fall

Construction on the Prior Performing Arts Center at the College of the Holy Cross is complete, and the building is in use by the campus community. The performing arts center  is a multipurpose cultural center that includes the Luth Concert Hall, a …

Inaugural Cantor Art Gallery Exhibition in the Prior Performing Arts Center to Showcase Faculty Works

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross is pleased to announce the first exhibition in its new home in the Prior Performing Arts Center, “Afterimage: Visual Arts Faculty 2022.” Showcasing works by …

Prior Performing Arts Center to Welcome the Campus and Local Communities During Community Day

Professor Kyle Frisina named as the center’s interim director for its inaugural year

The College of the Holy Cross will welcome the Holy Cross and Worcester communities to the newly completed Prior Performing Arts Center for a special Community Day event starting at 1 p.m. on Sept. 24. The event, which will be …

College of the Holy Cross Welcomes Largest Class in School History

The class of 2026 is 10% larger than the previous year.

The College of the Holy Cross welcomed the largest class in its 179-year history on Aug. 27, when 904 members of the class of 2026 moved onto Mount St. James.

Cantor Art Gallery Commissions Large-Scale Painting by Justine Hill ’08 to Mark the Opening of Its New Home in the Prior Performing Arts Center

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery is pleased to announce that it has invited Brooklyn-based artist and College of the Holy Cross alumna Justine Hill ‘08 to create the inaugural installation for the Cantor Window Commission space located …

Holy Cross Eliminates Application Fee for Worcester Public Schools Students

Initiative aims to remove barriers to the college application process

The College of the Holy Cross announced today that it is eliminating its $60 application fee for students currently enrolled in the Worcester Public Schools system. Effective on Aug. 1, 2022, the move augments Holy Cross’ strong commitment to providing …

Holy Cross Vice President of Advancement Announces Departure

Tracy Barlok to step down this summer

College of the Holy Cross President Vincent D. Rougeau announced today that Vice President for Advancement Tracy Barlok will step down from her role after this fiscal year ends on June 30.

Holy Cross’ Cantor Art Gallery to Feature Work of Senior Visual Arts Majors in the Exhibition ‘Remember Tomorrow’

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at Holy Cross is honored to present the work of nine graduating visual arts majors in the exhibition “Remember Tomorrow,” on view from Wednesday, April 27 through graduation day, Friday, May 27, …

Holy Cross Launches President’s ‘Defending Democracy’ Discussion Series

Series to feature address by 2021 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Maria Ressa

The College of the Holy Cross announced that the Office of the President, under the leadership of President Vincent D. Rougeau, will be sponsoring a series of conversations  in the coming weeks and months focusing on higher education’s role in …

Holy Cross to Name Science Complex for Dr. Anthony Fauci ‘62

Fauci, a classics major, has led the nation’s response to health crises for nearly four decades

The Integrated Science Complex at College of the Holy Cross will be renamed this summer in honor of Dr. Anthony Fauci, one of the college’s most prominent alumni, Holy Cross President Vincent D. Rougeau announced Monday. “Dr. Fauci vividly personifies …

Cantor Art Gallery to Exhibit Works by Contemporary Photographers Rethinking Their Medium From the Collection of Mark D. Nevins ‘86

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery will present the work of 22 contemporary photographers who are exploring the medium and technologies of photography in a diversity of ways in the exhibition “In Process: Contemporary Photographers Rethinking Their Medium …

Holy Cross to Establish Emergency and Opportunity Funds Through Landmark $11 Million Gift

A gift from Elizabeth and Robert McKay ‘55 will bolster scholarships, emergency student funding and experiential learning.

Longtime Holy Cross supporters Elizabeth “Liz” and Robert J. “Bob” McKay ’55 are donating $11 million to the College — including one of the largest estate bequest commitments in its history — to support financial aid-endowed scholarships, emergency funding for …

Acclaimed Writer and Physician Abraham Verghese to Deliver 2022 Holy Cross Commencement Address

Verghese and Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., Holy Cross’ 32nd president, will also receive honorary degrees

Acclaimed writer and physician Abraham Verghese will address this year’s graduates during the College of the Holy Cross Commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 27, at 10:30 a.m. at the DCU Center in Worcester. This year’s commencement marks the College’s 176th …