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Holy Cross’ Spring 2017 Seelos Film Series

“La La Land,” “Manchester by the Sea,” and “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” 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. “Hell or High Water” Wed., Jan. 25: Showings at 3 and 8 p.m. Rated …

Chemistry Professor Receives $108k Sub-Award from the National Institutes of Health

Richard Herrick, professor of chemistry and the Edward A. O’Rorke Professor in Liberal Arts, has been awarded a sub-award from the National Institutes of Health via the University of Akron for a total of $108,858. The grant will help fund …

Mark Shriver ’86 Discusses Pope Francis, New Book During Packed On-Campus Event

Community members engage alumnus in discussion on the future of the papacy, theme of mercy

12/13/16 by

Following the release of his new book, Mark Shriver ’86 stopped at the College of the Holy Cross during his book tour to discuss “Pilgrimage: My Search for the Real Pope Francis” (Random House, Nov. 29, 2016), which paints an …

Holy Cross Balinese Gamelan Gita Sari Orchestra to Present Popular Concert

Students directed by world-renowned gamelan dancer and musician I Nyoman Catra

The Holy Cross departments of music and theatre will present the famed Balinese gamelan orchestra, Gamelan Gita Sari, on Friday, Dec. 9 at 8 p.m. in Brooks Concert Hall. This semi-annual concert will feature student performers and guest artists and …

Administrators to Serve Midnight Breakfast to Students During Finals Week

As the fall semester draws to a close with finals fast approaching, 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 …

Holy Cross Senior Awarded Prestigious Marshall Scholarship

Victoria Mousley ’17 to study cognitive neuroscience of language at University College London

College of the Holy Cross student Victoria Mousley ’17, a psychology and deaf studies double major also completing a concentration in gender, sexuality, and women’s studies, has been selected as a 2017 Marshall Scholar. The prestigious Marshall Scholarship finances graduate …

Holy Cross Alumni Dedicate a Year of Service with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps

15 recent graduates serve global communities

Fifteen recent graduates from the College of the Holy Cross have dedicated themselves to a year of service with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) and the Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest. Over the course of the year, the volunteers will serve …

Alternate College Theatre Presents Theresa Rebeck’s Comedy ‘Seminar’

The College of the Holy Cross’ student run Alternate College Theatre (ACT) will present “Seminar,” written by Theresa Rebeck and directed by Emma Callahan ’18, an English major at the College. The performances will be held in Fenwick Theatre, located …

Holy Cross to Celebrate the Holiday Season With Tree Lighting and Advent Festival of Lessons and Carols

The College of the Holy Cross will celebrate the Christmas season with both new and long-established College traditions this year. On That Day: An Advent Calendar from Holy Cross On Nov. 27, the first Sunday of Advent, an electronic version …

Holy Cross To Spend a Night at the Worcester Historical Museum

11/16/16 by

On Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 5:45 p.m., the College of the Holy Cross community will be celebrating “Holy Cross Night at the Museum” at Worcester Historical Museum. The event, which is a part of the museum’s “Worcester in 50 Objects” …

Acclaimed Mexican Author Yuri Herrera Gives Reading at Holy Cross

Yuri Herrera, renowned Mexican author, visited the College of the Holy Cross for a public reading on Oct. 4 in Rehm Library at the invitation of the Spanish department. Herrera has published three novels to critical acclaim; in 2016 he …

Mark Shriver ’86 to Speak About New Book on Pope Francis at Holy Cross

Alumnus says College retreat was one of the most rewarding experiences of his life

College of the Holy Cross alumnus Mark K. Shriver ’86, president of Save the Children Action Network and nephew of President John F. Kennedy, will speak at Holy Cross on Wednesday, Nov. 30 about his new book, “Pilgrimage: My Search …

Holy Cross Athletics Ranked in National Top 20 for Graduation Success Rate

The College of the Holy Cross’ athletic teams are tied for 17th in the nation out of 351 Division I schools with an overall graduation rate of 97 percent, according to the Graduation Success Rate Report released by the NCAA. …

Unity Week Events to Explore “Intersectionality of Identity”

Author, advocate, and TV host Janet Mock featured on Nov. 14

The Student Government Association, in partnership with the Office of Student Involvement and various academic departments, offices and student organizations, has planned various discussions, film screenings, workshops and multicultural events exploring the theme of “Intersectionality of Identity.” The events, which …

Washington Semester Award Winner to Present Lecture on Syrian Refugees in America

11/03/16 by

The Center for Interdisciplinary Studies at the College of the Holy Cross has selected Alexander Kochenburger ’17, an international studies major from Storrs, Conn., as the Washington Semester Away Program, Mauricio Vannicelli Award recipient. Kochenburger will present a lecture titled …

Holy Cross and Fordham to Compete in Ram-Crusader Cup at Yankee Stadium

Patriot League, Jesuit rivalry to meet for the 31st time on iconic gridiron

The College of the Holy Cross Crusaders will host the Fordham University Rams at Yankee Stadium as the two teams compete for the 31st Ram-Crusader Cup on November 12. Kick-off is scheduled for 3 p.m. “At Holy Cross we are …

28 Holy Cross Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

10/28/16 by

Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society founded in 1915, inducted 28 Holy Cross students on Oct. 23. The new inductees exemplify the society’s values of excellence in scholarship, loyalty and service. Membership is only awarded to four percent of …

Holy Cross Announces Seven New Faculty Hires for 2016-17 Academic Year

In her annual address to the College for the 2016-17 academic year, Margaret Freije, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College, announced the hiring of seven new faculty members. These new faculty members include five new tenure-track …

Theatre Department to Perform Will Eno’s Seriocomic Play ‘Middletown’

The College of the Holy Cross theatre department will present the seriocomic play “Middletown,” written by Will Eno and directed by Scott Malia, assistant professor of theatre. The performances will be held in Fenwick Theatre, located on the second floor …

In Memoriam: Ogretta McNeil, Associate Professor Emerita of Psychology

Ogretta McNeil, associate professor emerita of psychology at the College of the Holy Cross, passed away on Oct. 5. She was 84. McNeil was the first woman hired on a tenure track to teach in the psychology department and the …