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Holy Cross Sociology Professor Awarded Fulbright Scholarship to Study City Climate Planning

Project to draw observations from Worcester, Mass. and Tampere, Finland

Holy Cross’ Selina Gallo-Cruz, associate professor of sociology, has received a Fulbright Scholar award for 2021-2022 to study city climate planning, according to the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Jointly funded by Fulbright …

Holy Cross Celebrates 175th Commencement

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield delivered the address to 748 graduating seniors

Holy Cross announced 748 bachelor of arts degree candidates at its 175th commencement held in person this morning on the College’s Fitton Field. Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, a career diplomat and Representative of the United States of America to the United …

Arts Transcending Borders Receives $30,000 Grant From the National Endowment for the Arts

The award will support artistic programming and community engagement initiatives in Worcester

Holy Cross’ Arts Transcending Borders (ATB) program has been approved for a $30,000 Grants for Arts Projects award from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to support artistic programming and community engagement initiatives in Worcester during the 2021-2022 season. …

Cantor Art Gallery to Feature Work of Senior Visual Arts Majors in the Exhibition ‘Metanoia’

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross is pleased to present the work of nine graduating visual arts majors in the exhibition “Metanoia,” on view from Wednesday, April 28 through graduation day, …

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, United States Representative to the United Nations, to Deliver 2021 Holy Cross Commencement Address

Thomas-Greenfield and three others — Dr. Michael Collins '77, Rev. David Beckmann and Sister Donna Markham — will also receive honorary degrees

Holy Cross will host an in-person commencement ceremony this May, featuring an address by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations. This year’s commencement marks the College’s 175th graduating class. The commencement ceremony …

College of the Holy Cross Announces 33rd President

Vincent D. Rougeau Named First Lay President in College’s History

The College of the Holy Cross today named Vincent D. Rougeau its 33rd president, the first lay and first Black president in the history of the College, announced Chairman of the Board of Trustees Richard Patterson ’80. Rougeau is currently …

Syrian-Armenian Visual Artist Kevork Mourad to Create Immersive Installation at Cantor Art Gallery

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross, will host Syrian-Armenian visual artist Kevork Mourad for an artist residency this February in collaboration with the College’s Arts Transcending Borders program. Using his signature …

Holy Cross Announces Record $23.5 Million Estate Gift

Agnes Williams gift will launch $40M Hope + Access Campaign for Financial Aid

The College of the Holy Cross has received a $23.5 million gift from the late Agnes Neill Williams, former member of the Board of Trustees – the largest estate gift in the history of the College. This gift kickstarts the …

Holy Cross Names Cornell LeSane Vice Provost for Enrollment Management

New leadership role will oversee admissions and financial aid

Cornell B. LeSane II has been appointed the inaugural vice provost for enrollment management at the College of the Holy Cross, Provost Margaret Freije announced Monday. In this new leadership role, LeSane will oversee both admissions and financial aid. He …

Cantor Art Gallery to Exhibit the ‘New Gilded Age’ by Boston Artist B. Lynch

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross, will present the work of Boston-based artist B. Lynch in the exhibition “New Gilded Age” from Tues., Oct. 13 through Fri., Feb. 5. A dedicated …

President Boroughs Announces Plan to Step Aside

Fr. Boroughs will leave the College in June after a nine-year tenure

The Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president of the College of the Holy Cross, announced Tuesday that this academic year will be his last, ending a nine-year tenure marked by the largest fundraising campaign in school history, new buildings, and …

Holy Cross Names Marisa Gregg Vice President for Communications and Marketing

College of the Holy Cross President Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J. has named Marisa Gregg as the college’s vice president for communications and marketing. Gregg, who joined Holy Cross as director of marketing and communications in 2014, has served as …

Holy Cross’ 2020 Senior Art Exhibition ‘Énouement’ Moves to Online Format Due to COVID-19

The College of the Holy Cross is presenting “Énouement,” an exhibition of the work of nine graduating senior art majors from the Concentration Seminar offered by the Department of Visual Arts, Studio Division. In conjunction with the Iris and B. …

‘Joys, Sorrows, Concerns’ Surveys the Artistic Career of Holy Cross Visual Arts Professor Susan Schmidt

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross is delighted to celebrate the career of Professor Susan Schmidt in the exhibition “Joys, Sorrows, Concerns” from March 9 through April 10, 2020. An opening …

‘Warm Room’ Series of Photographs by Peter A. Moriarty Depicting Historic Greenhouses on View at Cantor Art Gallery

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will present the work of photographer Peter A. Moriarty in the exhibition “Warm Room: Photographs from Historic Greenhouses” from January 22 through February 29. An …

Rarely Exhibited Buddhist Ritual Art on View at Holy Cross’ Cantor Art Gallery Throughout Fall Semester

Exhibition made possible by $100K NEH grant

The College of the Holy Cross, in conjunction with the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery, are pleased to announce that the National Endowment of the Humanities has awarded a $100,000 grant in support of a major exhibition of …

Holy Cross Names Brett Nelson Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Nelson becomes the 18th head coach in the history of the program

Holy Cross Director of Athletics Marcus Blossom has named Brett Nelson as the Crusaders’ next head men’s basketball coach. Nelson becomes the 18th head coach in the history of the program, joining Holy Cross after spending the last five seasons …

Holy Cross Professors’ Research to Address Children’s Learning in Museums, Adolescent Summer Reading, Food Equity and Latino History in Worcester

Initiative sponsored by Mellon Foundation grant

The College of the Holy Cross announced the recipients of the “Scholarship in Action” grants for the 2019-2020 academic year, an initiative advancing Worcester-based faculty research with community partners that makes a lasting impact and provides rich experiential learning opportunities …

World Premiere of Osvaldo Golijov’s ‘Falling Out of Time’ on Oct. 31 at College of the Holy Cross

The College of the Holy Cross will present the world premiere performance of “Falling Out of Time,” a new piece by renowned Argentinean-born composer and Loyola Professor of Music Osvaldo Golijov. The event is set to take place on Oct. …

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

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will open an exhibition of artwork by graduating visual arts studio majors in the exhibition “Ennead” on Thursday, April 25. The show’s title, of Greek …