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Jane McAuliffe, Prominent American Educator and World-Renowned Scholar of Islam, to Deliver 2019 Holy Cross Commencement Address

McAuliffe and two others — Rev. Sean Carroll, S.J., executive director of the Kino Border Initiative, and Frank Kartheiser '72, founder of Mustard Seed and Worcester Interfaith — will also receive honorary degrees

Prominent American educator Jane McAuliffe, a world-renowned scholar of Islam and one of the senior leaders at the Library of Congress, will address this year’s graduates during the College of the Holy Cross Commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 24, at …

Social Psychologist Jonathan Haidt to Deliver 53rd Hanify-Howland Memorial Lecture

The 53rd Hanify-Howland Memorial Lecture will be given by the renowned social psychologist Jonathan Haidt, one of the world’s leading experts on the psychology of morality, at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2nd in the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom at …

Mellon Foundation Grant to Support Holy Cross Professors’ Research into LGBTQ+, Refugee Communities in Worcester

College's Scholarship in Action initiative to promote the power of humanities

The College of the Holy Cross announced the two inaugural recipients of the “Scholarship in Action” grants for the 2018-2019 academic year. The awarded projects focus on professors’ work in collaboration with community groups on the study of refugee resettlement …

Holy Cross Launches Ciocca Center for Business, Ethics, and Society

Center will offer distinctively liberal arts approach to the study of business

College of the Holy Cross has launched a new center for the study of business, with a liberal arts emphasis on the question of how business can contribute to the common good. The mission of the new Carlyse and Arthur …

Holy Cross Joins Partnership of Top Colleges Working to Add More Lower-Income, First-Generation Students

American Talent Initiative brings together more than 100 of nation’s top-performing colleges and universities

College of the Holy Cross has joined some of the nation’s top colleges and universities in an alliance to substantially expand the number of talented lower-income and first-generation students at America’s undergraduate institutions with the highest graduation rates. The American …

Holy Cross Cantor Art Gallery to Exhibit Artwork by Visual Arts Faculty

Eight artists to showcase latest work Aug. 29 – Oct. 12

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will exhibit artwork created by full and part time faculty members of the visual arts department from Aug. 29 – Oct. 12, 2018. An opening …

Holy Cross’ Fall 2018 Seelos Film Series

The College of the Holy Cross will be featuring the following films in Seelos Theater this fall. All films are free and open to the public. “I, Tonya“ Wed., Aug. 29: Showings at 3 and 8 p.m. Rated R. Starring …

Theodore V. Wells Jr., Renowned Litigation Attorney, to Receive Honorary Degree From College of the Holy Cross

Honorary Degree Convocation to kick off the 50th anniversary celebration of Holy Cross' Black Student Union Organization

The College of the Holy Cross will award an honorary degree to prominent litigation attorney and alumnus Theodore V. “Ted” Wells Jr. ’72, during a Convocation event taking place on Friday, November 9. Wells, a co-founder and former president of …

Photos: Holy Cross Cuts Ribbon for New Hart Center at the Luth Athletic Complex

New $95 million complex features indoor turf practice facility, new basketball facilities, expanded sports medicine and strength and conditioning space

Hundreds of current and former student-athletes, alumni, community members, friends and family gathered at College of the Holy Cross on Saturday to celebrate the dedication of the College’s newly expanded Hart Center at the Luth Athletic Complex. The new facility …

Holy Cross Cantor Art Gallery to Feature Work of Senior Visual Arts Majors in the Exhibition ‘Fine Art’, subtitled ‘Our Gift to You’

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will show the work of graduating senior visual arts studio majors in the exhibition “Fine Art,” which will be on view from Thursday, April 26 …

Holy Cross to Host 46th Annual Classics Day for High School Students

More than 300 high school students across Massachusetts expected to participate

The College of the Holy Cross will host its 46th annual Classics Day on Thursday, April 12, 2018. The day will include a series of events relating to both the study and experience of ancient Roman culture and is designed …

Pope’s Press Corps to Speak at Holy Cross Conference on ‘Francis the Pilgrim’

The College of the Holy Cross will host a conference on “Francis the Pilgrim: From Personal Devotion to Papal Diplomacy,” April 11-12, 2018 featuring Pope Francis biographer Austen Ivereigh and Rev. Thomas J. Reese, S.J., senior analyst at Religion News …

College of the Holy Cross to Host Discussion with Feminist Writer Roxane Gay

03/19/18 by

College of the Holy Cross will host the best-selling author and critic Roxane Gay for a discussion as part of the Student Government Association’s Unity Week. Gay is an author and cultural critic whose writing is unmatched and widely revered. …

Holy Cross to Host Second Annual Women in Science Day

More than 150 local high school girls and 200 undergraduate students expected to participate

The College of the Holy Cross will host the second annual Women in Science Day on March 24, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at the Integrated Science Complex, a one-day event aimed at maintaining and enhancing the involvement …

Michele Norris, Famed NPR Journalist and Founder of The Race Card Project, to Deliver 2018 Holy Cross Commencement Address

Norris and two others — Dr. David P. Ryan, an authority in the research and treatment of gastrointestinal cancers, and Ellen S. Dunlap, a central figure in preserving our nation's history through the American Antiquarian Society — will also receive honorary degrees

Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist Michele Norris, longtime NPR host, founder of The Race Card Project and executive director of The Bridge, will address this year’s graduates during the College of the Holy Cross Commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 25, …

College of the Holy Cross Ranks Fourth in the United States in Alumni Participation in Giving

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

  The College of the Holy Cross has been ranked fourth in the United States in alumni participation in giving, according to a recent analysis in The Chronicle of Philanthropy based on an annual survey by the Council for Aid …

Board of Trustees Reaffirms Holy Cross Will Continue to Be Known as Crusaders

The College of the Holy Cross will continue to be known as the Crusaders, the Board of Trustees decided Saturday following months of discussion and discernment. In an email to the college community of students, alumni, faculty and staff members, …

Holy Cross Announces $3 Million Gift for J.D. Power Center for Liberal Arts in the World

Founder of J.D. Power & Assoc. helps grow center at Holy Cross to provide students with real-world experience

01/29/18 by

College of the Holy Cross has received a $3 million gift from the family of alumnus and pioneer in consumer research and information, J.D. Power III ’53, in support of the College’s Center for Liberal Arts in the World. In …

Holy Cross’ Spring 2018 Seelos Film Series

"The Post," "Lady Bird," and "Justice League" among films to be shown this semester

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. “Victoria and Abdul” Wed., Jan. 24: Showings at 3 and 8 p.m. Rated PG-13. …

Four Decades of Works on Paper by Robert Beauchamp on View at Cantor Art Gallery

Nadine Valenti Beauchamp gives substantial gift of drawings to Holy Cross; exhibition opens Jan. 25

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will present a representative selection of four decades of works on paper by the American artist and figurative expressionist Robert Beauchamp (1923 – 1995) from …