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Students Conduct Cutting-Edge Research Across Disciplines Over the Summer

For 106 students, the summer was spent pushing intellectual boundaries and creativity while conducting leading research across a range of disciplines: 61 students engaged in research in the sciences; 38 in the humanities, social sciences, and fine arts; and seven …

Three Holy Cross Professors Honored for Exemplary Scholarship and Student Advising

07/13/16 by

Three faculty members at the College of the Holy Cross were recognized for exemplary scholarship and student advising — Leon Claessens, associate professor of biology, and Helen Freear-Papio, lecturer of Spanish and director of the foreign language assistants program are …

11 Faculty Members Close Chapters at Holy Cross Alongside the Class of 2016

In addition to bidding farewell to the seniors at the end of the academic year, the College of the Holy Cross is seeing off 11 faculty members: Hussein Adam, Mary Hobgood, Patrick J. Ireland, James M. Kee, Rev. Anthony J. …

Holy Cross Produces Seven Fulbright Scholars

Recipients to teach and conduct research in locations across Europe, Asia and Africa

Six members of the Class of 2016 and one member of the Class of 2014 have been awarded Fulbright grants to teach and conduct research around the world during the 2016-17 academic year. Since 2005, Holy Cross has received a …

Holy Cross Academic Conference to Showcase Student Work

300 students, including Fenwick Scholar, will present results of research, independent work

As the academic year comes to an end, the College of the Holy Cross will celebrate the great and varied work accomplished by its students at the annual Academic Conference taking place across campus from April 27 through April 30. The four-day conference gives students from all class years the opportunity to present the results of their....

Holy Cross Spanish Professor Encourages Interactive Creativity in the Classroom and Beyond

Students create informational videos for Worcester non-profits

12/19/15 by

Last spring, the Spanish department at the College of the Holy Cross offered a unique opportunity for students interested in exploring and experimenting with core components of cinematographic production. The interactive and highly involved course titled “¡Acción! Filmmaking in Spanish,” …

Holy Cross Students Celebrate Thanksgiving in Spain

La Voz de Galicia

While abroad, Holy Cross students bring small pieces of home with them and build their own traditions with new friends — an experience that holds especially true for the students studying in Coruña, one of the three study abroad sites …

Blog: Olson ’17 Embraces Spanish Language and Culture During Study Abroad

11/04/15 by

NAME Ali Olson ’17 HOMETOWN Sioux Falls, S.D. AREAS OF STUDY Spanish major, anthropology minor, Latin American and Latino studies concentration WHERE SHE’S STUDYING University of Leon in Leon, Spain WHY SHE CHOSE SPAIN “I chose to study in Spain …

Dean Esther Levine Reflects on 35 Years at Holy Cross

Esther Levine, international scholar and student advisor and former class dean, has brought a unique voice, strong convictions and a deeply personal narrative to matters of diversity and inclusion throughout her 35 years at the College of the Holy Cross. In …

Six Faculty Members Promoted at Holy Cross

09/09/15 by

Six members of the College of the Holy Cross faculty have been promoted to the rank of professor. Josep Alba-Salas, of the Spanish department, earned his Ph.D. and M.A. in linguistics from Cornell University, his M.A. in comparative literature from …

Blog: Butler ’17 Explores Her Passion for Global Health in Argentina and Costa Rica

06/19/15 by

NAME Haylie Butler ’17 HOMETOWN Rossmoor, California AREAS OF STUDY Biology and Spanish double major with a premedical concentration WHERE SHE’S STUDYING University of El Salvador in Buenos Aires, Argentina (fall semester) and Costa Rica through the Organization for Tropical …

El Español en Camino (Taking Spanish on the Road)

Students and faculty attend Spanish-language theater production in New York

On Nov. 21, a group of 39 Holy Cross students hit the road with their professors to attend a live theatrical performance of Federico García Lorca’s  “La casa de Bernarda Alba” (“The House of Bernarda Alba”) in New York City. …

28 Holy Cross Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

Twenty-eight students from the class of 2015 at the College of the Holy Cross were inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society, on October 26. Alpha Sigma Nu seeks out students at Jesuit institutions of higher learning who …

Students Showcase Work at Summer Research Symposium and Summer Internship Program Expo

The Hogan Campus Center at the College of the Holy Cross will be buzzing with action as the tremendous scope of work students participated in over the summer is showcased at the 21st annual Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium in the …

Photo Gallery: Class of 2018 Gets Taste of College Life at Summer Gateways Orientation

Memoir by world-renowned environmentalist is first-year common reading

Incoming students and their parents were on campus in June for three separate sessions of Summer Gateways Orientation. The workshops, lectures, and special events allowed attendees to meet faculty and administrators, make friends, and learn about life in and out …

Holy Cross Produces Nine Fulbright Scholars

Recipients to teach and conduct research in Argentina, Germany, Russia, Sri Lanka, more

Eight members of the Class of 2014 and one member of the Class of 2012 have been awarded Fulbright grants to work and teach abroad during the 2014-15 academic year. Since 2005, Holy Cross has received a total of 70 …

Riley ’14 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Spain

Katherine Riley ’14, of Alameda, Calif., has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Spain where she will teach English to Spanish high school students during the 2014-15 academic year. A political science and Spanish double major in the …

Instagram: Denton ’16 Shares Day-to-Day Beauty of Holy Cross

NAME Allison Denton ’16 HOMETOWN West Hartford, Conn. STUDIES English and Spanish double major WHY SHE CHOSE HOLY CROSS “I wanted to go to a school with a strong sense of community. When I visited Holy Cross, the campus felt …

Presidential Scholars to Participate in ‘The Border Simulation Game’

Students will explore relationships along the US/Mexican border as part of annual symposium

On Jan. 25, more than 20 College of the Holy Cross students will explore the complex relationship between the United States and Mexico along its shared border as part of the eighth annual Presidential Scholars Public Policy Symposium on campus. …

Three Holy Cross Students Help Launch Youth Leadership Program in Worcester

11/07/13 by

Last month, three College of the Holy Cross students, in conjunction with the South Worcester Neighborhood Improvement Corp. (SWNIC) launched its first Youth Leadership Program for Worcester teenagers. The program is a six-week academy with the goal of educating Worcester …