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28 Holy Cross Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

11/01/13 by

Twenty-eighty students from the class of 2014 at the College of the Holy Cross were inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society, on October 27. Alpha Sigma Nu seeks out students at Jesuit institutions of higher learning who …

Blog: Thanks to Jesuit Ideals, ‘Holy Cross Does More Than Provide a Degree,’ Says Olson ’17

NAME Ali Olson ’17 HOMETOWN Sioux Falls, S.D. STUDIES SHE’S CONSIDERING Spanish major in the premed program WHY SHE CHOSE HOLY CROSS “I fell in love with Holy Cross for many reasons, but what most sets it apart is the …

Two Members of the Holy Cross Community Talk About Summer in the White House

Emma Cronin ’15 of Chicago, Ill., and Alex Clavering ’13 of Dix Hills, N.Y., were participants in the 2013 Summer White House Internship program. Competitive and highly esteemed, this opportunity is priceless, and has opened each student’s eyes to the …

Holy Cross Students and Faculty Make Headlines for Performance in Bali Arts Festival

In the summer of 2009, Lynn Kremer, professor of theatre at the College of the Holy Cross, took a group of students and alumni to perform her original musical drama “Mimpi” at the prestigious Bali Arts Festival; they were the …

Holy Cross Produces Record Number of Fulbright Scholars

14 alumni to teach and conduct research in Indonesia, Malaysia, Russia, Sri Lanka, more

Fourteen recent graduates from the College of the Holy Cross have been awarded Fulbright grants to work and teach abroad during the 2013-14 academic year. This marks a record high number of Fulbrights awarded in a single year for the …

First Ever Delegation of Holy Cross Students and Staff to Attend World Youth Day in Brazil

Five students from the College of the Holy Cross left the United States on July 11 to take part in World Youth Day (WYD) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Organized by the Catholic Church and hosted by Pope Francis, the …

McFadden ’10 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Brazil

Sean McFadden ’10, of Oriental, N.C., has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Brazil where he will teach English to Brazilian undergraduate college students during the 2014 calendar year. He will also be doing research on the work …

Greek-American Grammenos ’09 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Greece

Sophia Grammenos ’09, of Gardner, Mass., has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Greece where she will teach English to Greek high school students during the 2013-14 academic year. Earning the Fulbright is a dream come true, says …

McMahon ’13 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Spain

Erin McMahon ’13, of Pembroke, N.H., has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Spain, where she will teach English to Spanish high school students during the 2013-14 academic year. A Spanish and theatre double major with a minor …

Clavering ’13 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Malaysia

Alex Clavering ’13, of Dix Hills, N.Y., has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Malaysia, where he will teach English to Malaysian high school students from January to October 2014. A political science major, Clavering says his enjoyment …

Blog: Irish American Riley ’14 Sets Off to Ireland for Spring Semester

NAME Katie Riley ’14 HOMETOWN Alameda, Calif. AREAS OF STUDY Political science and Spanish double major WHERE SHE’S STUDYING Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland WHY SHE CHOSE IRELAND “I fell in love with Dublin and Trinity College during a family …

Holy Cross Professor and Students Recognized for Multimedia Project on Latin American and Spanish Film

Summer Research Program at College Proves to be Invaluable

Bridget Franco, assistant professor of Spanish at the College of the Holy Cross, was awarded the “2012 Best Media Prize” by the New England Council for Latin American Studies (NECLAS) for the development of CINEGLOS, a web-based Spanish-language audiovisual glossary …

28 Holy Cross Students to be Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

Twenty-eighty students from the class of 2013 at the College of the Holy Cross will be inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society, on October 28. Alpha Sigma Nu seeks out students at Jesuit institutions of higher learning …

Blog: Montoya ’14 Looks Forward to Improving Spanish, Traveling Europe During Semester in Spain

NAME Melissa Montoya ’14 HOMETOWN Pawtucket, R.I. AREAS OF STUDY Economics and accounting major with a Women’s and Gender Studies concentration WHERE SHE’S STUDYING University of A Coruña in Galicia, Spain WHY SHE CHOSE SPAIN “In the accounting curriculum, most …

Holy Cross Students Win National Video Contest

Klimczak ’13 and Regan ’15 demonstrate the value of learning a new language

Two Holy Cross students won a national video contest sponsored by Vista Higher Learning, a publisher of world language programs for educational institutions. Frances Klimczak ’13 and Matthew Regan ’15 worked with this year’s foreign language assistants (FLAs) and students …

Holy Cross Hires 17 New Faculty Members for 2011-12 Academic Year

Fourteen tenure-track and three postdoctoral fellows to teach at College

09/01/11 by

The Office of the Dean at the College of the Holy Cross announces the hiring of 17 new faculty members, 14 in tenure-track positions and three postdoctoral teaching fellows, for the 2011-12 academic year. They are: Alo C. Basu (assistant …

Blog: Cain ’13 Aims for Fluency in Spanish During Year Abroad

NAME Shannon Cain ’13 HOMETOWN Webster, Mass. AREAS OF STUDY Spanish major in the premed program WHERE SHE’S STUDYING University of León in Leon, Spain WHY SHE CHOSE SPAIN “To attain Spanish fluency and gain a firsthand experience of the …