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Holy Cross Black Student Union to Host Black History Month Events

The Black Student Union (BSU) at the College of the Holy Cross, a student organization that promotes unity among the black community at Holy Cross, is sponsoring a number of events for Black History Month.  All events are free and …

Holy Cross’ Alternate College Theatre (ACT) Performs “Merrily We Roll Along”

02/03/14 by

The College of the Holy Cross’ Alternate College Theatre (ACT) is proud to present their spring show “Merrily We Roll Along,” directed by Conor Sullivan ’14, in Fenwick Theatre, located on the second floor of O’Kane Hall. The musical is …

Holy Cross Music Department Announces Concert Schedule for Spring 2014

01/30/14 by

The music department at the College of the Holy Cross will present the following musical performances on campus throughout the spring 2014 semester. All events are free and open to the public. For additional information, please contact the music department …

Former Worcester Mayor Named Interim Director of Government and Community Relations at Holy Cross

01/29/14 by

The College of the Holy Cross has announced the appointment of John B. Anderson ’57, associate professor emeritus of history and former mayor of the City of Worcester, as interim director of the office of government and community relations. Anderson …

Philosopher to Lecture on Scientist’s Role in Shaping Public Policy

01/23/14 by

Philip Kitcher, the John Dewey Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University will give a lecture on “The Scientist’s Role,” at the College of the Holy Cross on Thursday, Jan. 30 at 4:30 p.m. in Rehm Library. The lecture is part …

City College Students to Compete in First Annual Mr. Worcester Pageant

Celebrity judges include Congressman McGovern, Mayor Petty, City Councilor Sarai Rivera

01/21/14 by

The first annual Mr. Worcester pageant will be held on Friday, Jan. 24 at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) at Coral Seafood on Shrewsbury Street in Worcester.  Hosted by the Working for Worcester project and the Worcester Student …

Holy Cross Student Develops App Through Summer Research Program

Collaboration with Dining Services was key to a successful product

In October 2013, Apple announced that it had more than one million apps available for download in its app store, many written by independent developers. One of those apps was created by Mark Safran ’15, a computer science major and …

Video, Photo Gallery: Nathan Pine Named Athletic Director at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Nathan Pine, currently deputy athletic director at the University of Maryland, will become the next athletic director at the College of the Holy Cross. The announcement was made today by Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., the College’s president, …

New Worcester Student Government Association Provides Voice for College Students

WSGA to advocate for student interests and promote community engagement

This past summer, Neema Hakim ’14, co-president of the Student Government Association at the College of the Holy Cross, identified a need for a unified voice from the student population in the City of Worcester. Hakim identified his counterparts at …

Women’s Basketball to Host Third Annual ‘Get Fit with the Crusaders Day’

More than 1,000 local school children to watch Crusaders take on Bobcats

On Wednesday, Dec. 18, the College of the Holy Cross women’s basketball program will host its third annual “Get Fit with the Crusaders Day” when it takes on Quinnipiac at 11:30 a.m. at the Hart Center. More than 1,000 Worcester …

Holy Cross Professor Publishes Book on Men’s Health

Book signing to be held Dec. 21 at Tatnuck Booksellers

What’s the secret to living the healthiest lifestyle?  The three-legged stool.  Found in “A Man’s Guide to Healthy Living,” co-written by Edward Thompson, professor emeritus of sociology and former director of the Women and Gender Studies program at the College …

College Administrators to Serve Midnight Breakfast to Students

Recognizing that students stay up late to study during finals period, administrators at the College of the Holy Cross volunteer each semester to serve the scholars breakfast late into the night. To close out the fall 2013 semester, midnight breakfast …

New Futures League Baseball Team Named the Worcester Bravehearts

12/02/13 by

Worcester’s new Futures League baseball team, has a name — the “Worcester Bravehearts”.  The team name was selected as a finalist along with four others from more than 1,000 name ideas submitted by the public. Finalists were chosen based on …

Holy Cross Students to Participate in Sixth Annual Benching for Breast Cancer Fundraiser

Event organizer Michelle McGahan '15 is raising awareness in memory of her mother

11/27/13 by

The sixth annual Benching for Breast Cancer Fundraiser will take place Friday, Dec. 6 at 5:30 p.m. in the Hart Center’s Varsity Weight Room at the College of the Holy Cross. Registration begins at 5 p.m. on the day of …

Holy Cross Moot Court Team Qualifies for Nationals

The Holy Cross Moot Court team was represented by five teams of two at the South Atlantic Regional Tournament, a two-day national qualifier hosted by the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Fla. on Nov. 15-16. Twelve schools were participating …

Holy Cross Ranks Second in Long-Term Study Abroad Participation

Holy Cross ranks second among baccalaureate institutions in the United States for long-term study abroad programs, according to a new report released by the Institute of International Education. This is the fifth straight year that the College has held one …

Pulitzer Prize Winner Junot Diaz to Give Reading as Part of the Working Writers Series

Junot Diaz, an award-winning Dominican-American creative writer, will give a reading as part of the Working Writers Series on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Rehm Library at the College of the Holy Cross. The event, sponsored by the …

Holy Cross’ Alternate College Theatre Performs “How I Learned to Drive”

11/14/13 by

The College of the Holy Cross’ Alternate College Theatre (ACT) will present “How I Learned to Drive,” written by Paula Vogel and directed by Elizabeth Mason ’14, in Fenwick Theatre, located on the second floor of O’Kane Hall. The performances …

Holy Cross Professor Named 2013 Massachusetts Professor of the Year

Susan Rodgers honored by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and CASE

Susan Rodgers, the W. Arthur Garrity Sr. Professor in Human Nature, Ethics, and Society and professor of anthropology at the College of the Holy Cross, has been named the 2013 Massachusetts Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for …

Holy Cross Presents a Spiritual Vietnamese Musical Experience ‘Three Rivers, One Source’

11/13/13 by

“Three Rivers, One Source,” a performance of traditional Vietnamese music, will be held on Friday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. in Brooks Concert Hall at the College of the Holy Cross. Under the direction of Phong Nguyen, world-renowned performer and …