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Outstanding Women Science Students Awarded Prestigious Scholarships

WORCESTER, Mass. – Three outstanding women science students at Holy Cross are being recognized for their academic accomplishments with prestigious scholarships.  Two students will receive Avon Science Scholarships of $6,000 each for the current academic year.  The scholarships are made …

Holocaust Memorial Concert at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – A Holocaust Memorial Concert will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 10, at 8 p.m., in the Brooks Concert Hall at Holy Cross.  The concert, which is part of the Hiatt Commemorative Programs that have been in existence …

Labor Organizer to Speak at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Kati Griffith, will give a public lecture entitled “Academics and Activism: Organizing Women in Sweatshops in Latin America” on Thursday, Nov. 5, 1998, at 4 p.m., in Room 304 of the Hogan Campus Center at Holy Cross.  …

Fall Concert Series Continues at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Organist Douglas E. Bush will give a concert on Sunday, November 1, 1998, at 3 p.m., in the St. Joseph Memorial Chapel at Holy Cross. Bush is a professor of Organ and Music History at Brigham Young …

House Speaker Thomas Finneran to Speak at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Thomas M. Finneran, the Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives will address the President’s Council dinner at Holy Cross in Kimball Dining Hall on Saturday, October 24, at approximately 9:30 p.m. Finneran, a Democrat from Boston, …

Holy Cross Celebrates Canonization of Edith Stein

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Holy Cross community is celebrating and participating in the canonization of Edith Stein, who will be made a saint by Pope John Paul II, in Rome on Sunday, October 11, 1998. The event has special meaning …

Change Announced for Holy Cross’ Literary Octoberfest

WORCESTER, Mass. – Anne Michael’s lecture, which was scheduled for October 19, 1998, has been cancelled due to health reasons. To complete the Literary Octoberfest, author Agha Shahid Ali will speak at 7 p.m., in the Dinand Library Browsing Room.  …

Fall Reading and Lecture Series Continues at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross will host three authors as a part of its Fall Reading and Lecture Series in November.  The events are funded by the Lannan Foundation and are free and open to the public. The schedule is …

RASA by Shirish Korde to run at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – RASA, the new chamber opera, is composed by Shirish Korde, chair of the Holy Cross music department, directed by Lynn Kremer, chair of the theater department at Holy Cross, and choreographed by Daniel McCusker, Holy Cross professor.  …

Out Loud I to take place at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Out Loud I, a public reading of Milton’s Paradise Lost, will take place on Thursday, Oct. 22, at Holy Cross, in the lobby of the Hogan Campus Center, from 8 a.m. until 11 p.m. Participants in the …

AIDS Quilt to be Displayed at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – A section of the National AIDS Quilt will be displayed on Monday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom. The AIDS Quilt project has received national attention for its efforts …

Faculty Awards Presented at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – The third annual Presidential Convocation was held at Holy Cross on September 15, 1998.  The event honored the winner of the 1997-98 Holy Cross Distinguished Teaching Award and the recipients of the Raymond J. Swords, S.J., Faculty …

Author of Dead Man Walking to Speak at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Critically acclaimed author and well-known member of the death penalty abolition movement, Sr. Helen Prejean, C.S.J., will speak at Holy Cross on Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom about her views on …

Fall Reading and Lecture Series At Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross will host two authors during its Fall Reading and Lecture Series. All events are free and open to the public. The schedule is as follows: Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 4 p.m. in the Cantor Art …

Literary Octoberfest at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross will host its second annual Literary Octoberfest during the week of Oct. 19, 1998.  Funded by the Lannan Foundation, the program will feature a weeklong series of readings by some of the country’s most renowned …

Fall Concert Series At Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Holy Cross Chapel Artist Series has two concerts planned for the month of September. On Sunday, Sept. 20, 1998, Marcin Szelest, an organist, will perform the music of 17th century organist-composer, Dieterich Buxtehude at 3 p.m., …