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The College of the Holy Cross Celebrates 40 Years with Abby’s House with “Spring-Tacular” Event

04/20/16 by

The College of the Holy Cross and Abby’s House, an organization that serves the needs of low-income and battered women and their children in Worcester, will celebrate their 40-year relationship on Tuesday, April 26, from 6-9 p.m. at the Hogan …

‘A Jookin’ Jam Session with Lil Buck, Cristina Pato & Friends’ Brings Renowned Artist Collaboration to Holy Cross

“Become More: Campaign for the Future of Holy Cross” will kick off with a weekend of celebrations, headlined by international dance phenomenon Lil Buck on April 29 in the Dinand Library Main Reading Room at 8 p.m. The special collaboration, …

Kentucky’s Tyler Ulis Wins Bob Cousy Award Sponsored by Holy Cross

University of Kentucky sophomore Tyler Ulis was named the Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year in a season where he set a school record for assists average (7.0) in a single season. Named for Hall of Famer and former …

Boston Gay Men’s Chorus to Perform on April 2

On Saturday, April 2, the College of the Holy Cross will host a performance by the Boston Gay Men’s Chorus (BGMC) in the main reading room of Dinand Library. The concert, which will be followed by a Q&A with the …

Holy Cross Theatre Department Presents William Shakespeare’s Famous Tragedy ‘Hamlet’

The production will also be performed at the Hanover Theatre for 1600 students from the Worcester School District

03/18/16 by

The College of the Holy Cross theatre department will present their modern-dress production of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” directed by Edward Isser, professor and chair of the department, on April 13, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, and 23 at 8 p.m. …

Final Five Candidates Announced for 2016 Bob Cousy Award

Fan Voting to Open Friday, March 11 on HoophallAwards.com

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the five finalists for the 2016 Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award presented by College of the Holy Cross. Named after Hall of Famer and former Boston Celtic and …

Holy Cross Chapel Artist Series to Feature French Organists Francis Chapelet and Uriel Valadeau

Organ Scholar Abraham Ross ’16 to perform

03/04/16 by

The College of the Holy Cross presents the final two concerts of the season in its Chapel Artist Series. Abraham Ross ’16, a Holy Cross Organ Scholar, will perform on Sunday, April 3 and French organists Francis Chapelet and Uriel …

Student Entrepreneurs Competed for $14,500 in Prizes in Annual ‘Shark Tank’ Competition

Matthew Watson ’16 wins with Brewery Stewardship Alliance pitch

03/03/16 by

College of the Holy Cross’ Ciocca Office for Entrepreneurial Studies (COES) hosted the fourth annual Shark Tank Competition on Feb. 25. Matthew Watson ’16 took home the grand prize of $12,000 with his pitch to start the Brewery Stewardship Alliance …

Holy Cross Students to Present at International Digital Humanities Conference in Poland

03/03/16 by

Four students and two alumni at the College of the Holy Cross will present at the Digital Humanities 2016 conference in Krakow, Poland this July. This annual international conference is the world’s largest and most important conference on current work …

French-Algerian Dance Troupe Compagnie Hervé Koubi to Perform at Holy Cross

Company members to offer classroom visits, lecture demonstrations, and workshops in contemporary dance, hip-hop, capoeira, and African dance

03/03/16 by

Celebrating the grace of contemporary and street dance traditions, Compagnie Hervé Koubi, of Algerian and French background, will perform excerpts from their touring work “Ce que le jour doit à la nuit” at College of the Holy Cross on March …

Holy Cross Lecture to Cover the Canonization of Dorothy Day

Pope Francis cited the Catholic worker as a great American in his address to Congress

03/01/16 by

Robert Ellsberg, editor in chief and publisher at Orbis Books, will give a lecture on the canonization of social justice activist and Catholic Worker founder Dorothy Day. The lecture, titled “Dorothy Day: A Saint for Today,” will be held at …

Scholarship Related to Transgender Issues to Benefit from First Digital Archive

Holy Cross professor launches expansive online hub to advance research

02/11/16 by

K.J. Rawson, assistant professor of English at the College of the Holy Cross, recently launched the world’s first Digital Transgender Archive (DTA), a collection of transgender-related historical materials. Rawson’s project was recognized in 2013-14 with funding from the American Council …

Catholics & Cultures Fellow to Advance Scholarship, Teaching of Global Catholic Studies

02/04/16 by

The College of the Holy Cross welcomes its inaugural fellow on Catholics & Cultures, Marc Loustau, for the spring 2016 semester. Loustau will teach a course on contemporary global Catholicism, contribute scholarship to the Catholics & Cultures website, and serve …

Holy Cross Science Librarian Receives Innovation Award

‘Drawing on Walls’ program applauded for interactivity between science and the humanities

02/04/16 by

Barbara Merolli, science librarian at the College of the Holy Cross, has been named the 2016 recipient of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) College Libraries Section (CLS) Innovation in College Librarianship Award for her work on the …

Holy Cross Moot Court Earns Collegiate Moot Court Championship Title In Los Angeles

Just before the start of the spring semester, members of the College of the Holy Cross’ moot court team competed in the American Collegiate Moot Court Association’s (ACMA) 2015-16 National Championship Tournament in Los Angeles where they collectively earned four …

2016 Bob Cousy Award Watch List Narrowed to 10 Finalists

Second year Holy Cross sponsors award

02/01/16 by

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the 10 watch list finalists for the 2016 Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award presented by College of the Holy Cross. Named after Hall of Famer and former Boston …

Acclaimed Actor Roger Guenveur Smith to Take Brief Residency at Holy Cross

His award-winning ‘Rodney King’ monologue to be performed Feb. 23

02/01/16 by

Acclaimed actor Roger Guenveur Smith will be in-residence at the College of the Holy Cross from Feb. 22-23, 2016. His time at the College will include a performance of his award-winning monologue “Rodney King,” a screening of Spike Lee’s “A …

Co-Founder of the Black Lives Matter Movement Opal Tometi to Speak on Campus

Holy Cross to celebrate Black History Month with series of events

01/29/16 by

In observation of Black History Month, the College of the Holy Cross community will host a variety of discussions, film screenings, lectures, and a fashion show, planned by a range of academic departments, offices, and student organizations across campus. Opal …

Holy Cross Music Department Announces Spring 2016 Concert Series

Performances to include soprano Rochelle Bard ’98, a Vietnam project performance, and Artist-in-Residence concert

01/26/16 by

The College of the Holy Cross music department will kick off its spring concert schedule on Feb. 2 at 12:30 p.m. with a First Tuesday Lunch Concert performance by Jan Müller-Szeraws, artist in residence (cello), in the Brooks Concert Hall. …

Working Writers Series to Kick Off Spring Semester with Travel Writer and Poet Gretel Ehrlich

Series includes actor, novelist, screenwriter, and more

01/25/16 by

The Working Writers Series will kick off the spring semester with a reading by Gretel Ehrlich, an American travel writer, poet, and essayist.  Ehrlich will read excerpts from her work on Thursday, Jan. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rehm …