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Former Obama Speechwriter Jon Favreau ’03 to Deliver Commencement Address at Holy Cross

Critically acclaimed soprano Rochelle M. Bard '98 and internationally recognized scholar Rev. John W. Padberg, S.J., also to receive honorary degrees

03/12/14 by

Jon Favreau ’03, former director of speechwriting for President Barack Obama and co-founder of Fenway Strategies, will receive an honorary degree from the College of the Holy Cross and address this year’s graduates during the College’s Commencement ceremonies on Friday, …

Holy Cross’ Chamber Orchestra, College Choir, and Chamber Singers Present “Classics”

03/07/14 by

For the first time in recent history, the College of the Holy Cross’ Chamber Orchestra, College Choir, and Chamber Singers will perform together on Wednesday, March 12 at 8 p.m. in St. Joseph Memorial Chapel. The performance’s program, “Classics,”  will …

Holy Cross Names Margaret Freije Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean

03/07/14 by

Following an extensive national search, Margaret N. Freije, Ph.D., has been named vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College of the Holy Cross. The announcement was made today by Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president. Freije, who …

Award Winning Poet Gail Mazur to Give Reading as Part of the Working Writers Series

Poet Gail Mazur will give a reading as part of the Working Writers Series at 7:30 p.m. in Levis Browsing Room in Dinand Library.  The event, sponsored by the English department’s Creative Writing Program, is free and open to the …

Holy Cross Student Draws on Alumni Network While Creating New Social Networking App

“WiGo” aims to facilitate social planning for college students

In April 2013, the Ciocca Office of Entrepreneurial Studies and the Entrepreneurship Club co-sponsored a “Shark Tank” competition, based on the popular television show. Participating students created a product and pitched the idea to a panel of alumni judges. The …

Amy Wolfson Named Vice President for Academic Affairs at Loyola University Maryland

02/26/14 by

Amy R. Wolfson, associate dean of the faculty and professor of psychology at the College of the Holy Cross, will become vice president for academic affairs at Loyola University Maryland. The announcement was made today by Rev. Brian F. Linnane, …

Worcester Common Oval to Hold College Skate Night

The City of Worcester will host an evening of free ice skating on the Worcester Common Oval Ice Rink for college students on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 4 to 7 p.m. To skate, students must show a valid college ID …

Holy Cross to Support Future of Blackstone Valley Gateway Park and Visitor Center

College partners with Congressman McGovern, Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor, City and State Officials

02/20/14 by

At a press conference at Quinsigamond Elementary School today James P. McGovern, D-Worcester was joined by city officials, the Department of Transportation (DOT), the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor, and the College …

Holy Cross Music Department Presents The Bent Frequency Duo Project

The Bent Frequency Duo Project will perform works for saxophone, percussion and electronics at the College of the Holy Cross on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 8 p.m. in Brooks Concert Hall. Bent Frequency is a professional contemporary chamber music ensemble …

Lecture by Harvard Psychologist to Explore Emotion and Reason in Morality

02/20/14 by

Joshua Greene, the John and Ruth Hazel Associate Professor of the Social Sciences and director of the Moral Cognition Lab at Harvard University, will discuss themes in his recent book, “Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and the Gap Between Us and …

Holy Cross Studio Supervisor and Lecturer Presents Solo Exhibit in Beverly, Mass.

Site specific installation combines athleticism and artistic expression

02/12/14 by

The latest work by Amy Archambault ’08, studio supervisor and lecturer in the visual arts department at the College of the Holy Cross, will be on display now through April 3, 2014, at 17 Cox in Beverly, Mass. Archambault’s site …

Cantor Art Gallery to Present “Global Encounters in Early America”

Objects from American Antiquarian Society, Worcester Historical Society and Old Sturbridge Village to be featured

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will present “Global Encounters in Early America,” from Feb. 20 – Apr. 6, 2014. The exhibition is curated by Patricia Johnston, the Rev. J. Gerard …

The Working Writers Series Presents Award-Winning Writer Peter Trachtenberg

Peter Trachtenberg, an award-winning writer, will present a reading on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rehm Library at the College of the Holy Cross. The event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by …

Clark University Psychology Professor to Speak on Emerging Adulthood

Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, a research professor in the psychology department at Clark University, will give a lecture titled “Emerging Adulthood: The New Life Stage from Age 18 to 25” on Feb. 11 at 4:30 p.m. in Rehm Library at the …

Legal Scholar, Theologian to Weigh Truth and Civility in Prophetic Speech

02/04/14 by

This event has been postponed due to an incoming snowstorm. It will now be held on Tuesday, April 8 at 4:30 p.m. in Rehm Library. Legal scholar and moral theologian M. Cathleen Kaveny, the newly named Darald and Juliet Libby …

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 …