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Two-Time Super Bowl Champion Bill Curry to Join Best-Selling Author Steve Almond for Working Writers Series

11/25/15 by

Two-time Super Bowl champion Bill Curry and best-selling author Steve Almond will take part in a panel titled “Is Football Dead? Writings For and Against,” for the final installment of the fall Working Writers Series on Dec. 3 at 7:30 …

Holy Cross Hosts Annual Tree Lighting and the Time-Honored Tradition of the Advent Festival of Lessons and Carols

Lessons and Carols to be streamed live on web

11/25/15 by

The College of the Holy Cross will host two treasured Christmas traditions this December. The annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony, sponsored by the Purple Key Society, will take place on Thursday, Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m. on the O’Kane porch …

The Holy Cross Community Celebrates Thanksgiving by Giving Back

11/20/15 by

During the Thanksgiving season, the College of the Holy Cross will be supporting local schools and community groups with all the fixings for a Thanksgiving dinner. Student Program for Urban Development (SPUD) are holding food drives across the College’s departments …

Holy Cross Artists-in-Residence to Collaborate with International and Award-Winning Violinist Itamar Zorman

11/17/15 by

The College of the Holy Cross music department’s artists-in-residence will present an intense and virtuosic program titled “Echoes of Torment and Bliss” featuring select works by Antonín Dvorak, Witold Lutoslawski, Olivier Messiaen, Paul Ben-Haim, and Robert Schumann. Cellist Jan Müller-Szeraws …

Holy Cross Professors Honored for Exemplary Scholarship and Student Academic Advising

11/13/15 by

Two faculty members at the College of the Holy Cross—Ann Marie Leshkowich, professor of anthropology, and Andrew Futterman, professor of psychology and former chair of the Health Professions Advising Committee—are the recipients of the College’s Mary Louise Marfuggi Faculty Awards. …

Holy Cross Navy ROTC Midshipmen Raise $15,000 to Support Wounded Veterans in 40th Marine Corps Marathon

11/12/15 by

On Oct. 25, 15 members of the College of the Holy Cross’ Naval Reserve Officers’ Training Corps unit ran in the 40th annual Marine Corps Marathon, a 26.2 mile race that took place in Washington, D.C. Twelve of the midshipmen …

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Jose Vargas to Speak at Holy Cross as Part of Unity Week

11/05/15 by

The Student Government Association (SGA) at the College of the Holy Cross, in partnership with the Diversity Leadership Team and various academic departments, offices, and student organizations, have planned a variety of discussions, film screenings, workshops, and multicultural festivals around topics …

28 Holy Cross Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

Society celebrates 100 years

11/04/15 by

Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society founded in 1915, inducted 28 Holy Cross students on Oct. 25. The new inductees exemplify the Society’s values of excellence in scholarship, loyalty and service. Membership is only awarded to 4 percent of …

Five Holy Cross Alumni Honored with Alpha Sigma Nu Magis Medal

Medal awarded for recognition of exemplary scholarship, loyalty and service

10/30/15 by

Five College of the Holy Cross alumni were selected to receive the Alpha Sigma Nu Magis Medal. The award was established this year to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit honor society. Recipients were selected by …

Washington Semester Award Winner to Present Lecture on Latin American Politics and the Countries’ Relationships with the U.S.

10/29/15 by

The Center for Interdisciplinary Studies at the College of the Holy Cross has selected Brian Beaton ’16, a political science major with a concentration in Latin American and Latino studies from Lynn, Mass., as the 2015 spring semester’s Maurizio Vanicelli …

Grammy Award-Winning Holy Cross Professor Toby Mountain to Give Talk on How Magnetic Tape Changed the Music Industry

10/29/15 by

Toby Mountain, lecturer and director of studios in the music department, will give a talk titled “Magnetic Tape Transforms the Music Industry,” on Nov. 5 at 4 p.m. in the Rehm library at the College of the Holy Cross. The …

Poet and Physician Rafael Campo to Give Reading as Part of Working Writers Series

10/28/15 by

Rafael Campo, poet and physician in general internal medicine at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, will give a reading as a part of the Working Writers Series on Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rehm Library …

Holy Cross Artists-in-Residence Troika Ranch to Present New Multimedia Performance ‘SWARM’

Celebrated trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard to perform Grammy Award-winning album about Hurricane Katrina

10/27/15 by

The Arts Transcending Borders (ATB) initiative at the College of the Holy Cross will present two performances in November: Artists-in-residence and “interactive performance pioneers” Troika Ranch will perform a semester long project and multimedia installation “SWARM” and multiple Grammy Award-winning …

Two Holy Cross Alumni Recognized for Life-Time Achievement with Lone Sailor Award

Honor is given to veterans who have excelled with distinction in their respective careers

10/27/15 by

Last month in Washington D.C., the United States Navy Memorial honored two College of the Holy Cross alumni with the esteemed Lone Sailor Award. The Lone Sailor Award is given to Sea Service veterans who have excelled with distinction in …

The Holy Cross Community to Raise Awareness for Refugee Crisis With a Weeklong Series of Events

10/27/15 by

College of the Holy Cross students, faculty and staff, will host “Refugee Awareness Week” now through Oct. 29. The week will help raise awareness for the complex social justice issues surrounding the ongoing refugee crisis around the world. “Refugee Awareness …

Lecture by American Literary Scholar to Focus on Comics as Witness to War

Talk is the inaugural Thomas More Lecture on the Humanities

10/26/15 by

Hillary Chute, an American literary scholar and an expert on comics and graphic narratives, will give a talk titled “Comics as Documentary: Words, Images, and War” at the College of the Holy Cross, Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 4:30 p.m. in …

Working for Worcester Receives a $29,000 Grant for Technology and Sustainability From Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts

Citywide project started by Holy Cross students continues to thrive and reinvest in Worcester

10/22/15 by

Working for Worcester, a project that started with six college students in a residence hall room at the College of the Holy Cross in 2012, had the goal of increasing access to recreational spaces and promoting wellness resources for Worcester …

Holy Cross Announces Eight New Faculty Hires

10/15/15 by

In her annual address to the College for the 2015-16 academic year, Margaret Freije, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College, announced the hiring of eight new faculty members. These new faculty members include an endowed chair, …

Grant Awarded to Holy Cross Professor Has Worcester Elementary Students Reaching for the STARS

10/14/15 by

Florencia Anggoro, assistant professor of psychology at the College of the Holy Cross, has been awarded a two-year grant of $311,139 from the Department of Education – Institute of Education Sciences, along with her colleague Benjamin Jee, assistant professor of …

Twenty Candidates Announced for 2016 Bob Cousy Award

Second-time Holy Cross sponsors Point Guard of the Year Award

10/13/15 by

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the 20 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 …