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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 …

Holy Cross’ Alternate College Theatre to Present America’s No. 1 Longest Running Musical ‘Chicago’

Alumna Christine Freije ’13 returns to campus to direct student-run musical

01/25/16 by

The Alternate College Theatre (ACT), a student-run organization at the College of the Holy Cross, will present “Chicago,” written by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, with script adaptation by David Thompson and music by John Kander. Recent graduate Christine Freije …

Holy Cross Alumni Volunteer a Year of Service with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps

14 recent graduates to serve marginalized communities

01/21/16 by

Fourteen recent graduates from the College of the Holy Cross have dedicated themselves to a year of service with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) and the Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest.  Over the course of the year, the volunteers will serve …

McFarland Center to Present Talks on Faith, Violence, Education and Love

01/21/16 by

The Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J. Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture at the College of the Holy Cross will bring in special guest lecturers in February for talks on violence and genocide, education and equity, religion and ethics through …

Holy Cross Presents Seelos Film Series for Spring 2016

01/20/16 by

The College of the Holy Cross will be featuring the following films in Seelos Theater this spring. All films are free and open to the public. “Black Mass” Wed., Jan. 27: Showings at 3 and 8 p.m. Rated R. Starring …

Cantor Art Gallery to Exhibit ‘Grammar,’ Exploring the Complexity of Photography as Language

Holy Cross professor and Boston-based artist Matthew Gamber to display inaugural show at College

01/08/16 by

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will present the exhibition “Grammar,” a survey of recent photography works by Matthew Gamber, assistant professor of visual arts at the College, from Jan. 20 …

Worcester Mayor Announces Rivalry Day in Support of Holy Cross vs. Boston University

Mayor Joseph M. Petty announced today that Dec. 30, 2015, is Rivalry Day in the City of Worcester. Boston University travels into Worcester to face the Holy Cross men’s basketball team in a battle for the Turnpike Trophy at 7:05 …

Holy Cross Appoints Two to Administrative Posts

New general counsel and Title IX director join College community

12/14/15 by

Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J, president of the College of the Holy Cross, has announced the hiring of two new senior administrators at the College. Attorney Elizabeth Small will serve as the new general counsel, and attorney Elizabeth Canning will …

Holy Cross Receives Funding to Renew Competitive Grant for Women in the Sciences

Clare Boothe Luce program to award two full-tuition scholarships this spring

12/10/15 by

The College of the Holy Cross has received a major grant from the Henry Luce Foundation in the amount of $218,722 to continue the competitive Clare Boothe Luce Program at the College, which encourages women undergraduates to major in the …

Administrators to Serve Midnight Breakfast to Students During Finals Week

12/09/15 by

As fall semester draws to a close with finals fast approaching, the College of the Holy Cross offers a chance for students to take a break from late-night study sessions and refuel at midnight breakfast. Administrators at the College —including …

Holy Cross Students Experience the Vibrant Culture of Bali Through Music and Dance

Students directed by world-renowned gamelan composer I Nyoman Windha

12/02/15 by

I Nyoman Winda, visiting fellow in Balinese music at Holy Cross, wants you to visit Bali. The composer/musician probably doesn’t need to do a lot of convincing to get you to the popular Indonesian island, but in order to seal …

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. …