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Worcester Bravehearts Set to Start 2017 Season at Home Friday, June 2

The Worcester Bravehearts will return to Hanover Insurance Park at Fitton Field on Friday, June 2 at 7:05 p.m. to kick off the 2017 season with a home opener against the Bristol Blues. Friday’s match-up will be the first of …

Holy Cross Dining Wins Gold for College’s Largest Fundraising Gala

Holy Cross Dining has received the Gold Award from the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) in the annual Loyola E. Horton Dining Awards. Named for a NACUFS founder, past president and highly regarded innovator, the Dining …

Holy Cross to Host 2017 JUHAN Conference

Leading scholars, international humanitarian agencies and local Worcester partners will address current refugee crisis; registration ends June 1

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Community partners and students committed to social justice will participate in the 2017 Jesuit Universities Humanitarian Action Network (JUHAN) Conference, scheduled for June 27-29, at the College of the Holy Cross. The biennial conference, titled “Principles in Crisis: Refugees and …

Holy Cross Professors Recognized for Outstanding Scholarship and Student Advising

Charles Anderton and David Damiano receive Mary Louise Marfuggi Faculty Awards

At her annual spring address to faculty, Margaret Freije, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College of the Holy Cross, announced this year’s recipients of the Mary Louise Marfuggi Faculty Awards: Charles Anderton, professor of economics, and …

Recent Alumnus Among Top CPA Exam Scorers in the Nation

Alexander Khan ’16 receives the 2016 Elijah Watt Sells Award from the American Institute of CPAs

After earning one of the highest CPA Exam scores in the country, recent College of the Holy Cross graduate Alexander Khan ’16 received the 2016 Elijah Watt Sells Award from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Khan is …

Administrators to Serve Midnight Breakfast to Students During Finals Week

As the spring semester draws to a close, the College of the Holy Cross is offering students a chance to take a break from late-night study sessions and refuel at midnight breakfast. Administrators at the College have volunteered to serve …

First of Its Kind Digital Transgender Archive to Receive Funding Extension

ACLS to give $150,000 grant to English professor for continued research

K.J. Rawson, assistant professor of English at the College of the Holy Cross, received an American Council of Learned Societies Digital Extension Grant to continue his work on the world’s first Digital Transgender Archive (DTA), an online collection of transgender-related …

Two Juniors Awarded Full-Tuition Scholarship for Women in the Sciences

Phallika Mon ’18 and Michelle Yu ’18 named 2017-18 Clare Boothe Luce Scholars

Phallika Mon ’18, a chemistry major, and Michelle Yu ’18, a mathematics major and environmental studies minor, have been named recipients of Clare Boothe Luce Scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year. The scholarship is awarded to two women entering their …

Holy Cross Produces Fourteen Fulbright Scholars

Additionally, two first-year students to attend UK Summer Fulbright Institutes

Thirteen members of the Class of 2017 and one member of the Class of 2016 have been awarded Fulbright grants to teach and conduct research around the world during the 2017-18 academic year. Since 2005, Holy Cross students have received …

Spring Weekend is Coming: CAB to Host Series of Events for Spring Weekend 2017

Spring Concert to feature T-Pain & Timeflies

The weather is getting warmer and classes are winding down, which can only mean one thing: Spring Weekend is coming! Kick back and enjoy the end of the semester with events, including Spring Concert featuring T-Pain & Timeflies and the …

French Ensemble to Perform Music and Text Celebrating Proust at Holy Cross

On Wednesday, May 3 at 7 p.m., the College of the Holy Cross will host an imaginative performance of texts and music centered around acclaimed French novelist, critic and essayist Marcel Proust in Brooks Concert Hall. The event, titled “L’oreille …

New Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Named at Holy Cross

Michele C. Murray has been named the new vice president for student affairs and dean of students at the College of the Holy Cross. The announcement was made today by Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president of Holy Cross. She …

Holy Cross Junior Awarded Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

Erik Ouellette ’18, a chemistry major and physics minor at the College of the Holy Cross, has been awarded a Goldwater Scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Goldwater Scholarship is considered the nation’s premier scholarship for undergraduates studying mathematics, natural …

Cantor Art Gallery to Feature Work of Senior Visual Arts Majors in the Exhibition ‘re’

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 “re”, which will be on view from Thursday, April 27 through …

Working for Worcester Has Invested More Than $1 Million in City

City-wide service day to celebrate fifth anniversary on April 29

On Saturday, April 29, Working for Worcester will celebrate its fifth anniversary with a city-wide service day. During the last five years, the project designed to promote city pride and provide necessary improvements to Worcester’s recreational spaces and schools, has …

Frank Mason III of Kansas Wins Bob Cousy Award Presented by College of the Holy Cross

Additionally, Mason named John R. Wooden Award Men’s Player of the Year

University of Kansas senior Frank Mason III was named the Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year in a in a season that saw him become the first player in Big 12 history to average 20 points and 5 assists …

Holy Cross Hosts Conference to Delve Into Tolstoy’s Controversial Take on Christianity

An international slate of acclaimed authors and scholars of the work of Russian writer Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) will participate in a conference titled “Tolstoy and Spirituality” on April 21-22 at the College of the Holy Cross. All conference sessions, which …

Doctor James O’Connell, founder of Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, to Deliver 2017 Holy Cross Commencement Address

Dr. O’Connell and two others — Clementina Chéry, who created a peace institute after the fatal shooting of her son, and Rev. Robert Kennedy, S.J., professor and only American Jesuit Zen roshi — will also receive honorary degrees

Dr. James J. O’Connell, president and founding physician of the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (BHCHP) and assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, will receive an honorary degree from the College of the Holy Cross and …

Eleven Holy Cross Faculty Members Receive Tenure in 2017

The following members of the College of the Holy Cross faculty have been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure. Alo C. Basu, of the psychology department, earned B.S. degrees in brain and cognitive sciences and in biology …

Holy Cross Chapel Artist Series to Feature Two Highly-Acclaimed Organists

The College of the Holy Cross will present two organ concerts in its Chapel Artist Series this spring. Both concerts will be held in St. Joseph Memorial Chapel at 3 p.m. and are free and open to the public. Edoardo …