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The Arts in Practice: Grammy-Award Winning Silkroad Ensemble Joins Holy Cross Students to Teach in Worcester High School

The student and Silkroad-led workshops engaged Burncoat High School's fine arts magnet students in cross-disciplinary thinking and practice

10/23/19 by

Listening to an improvised musical piece by a Grammy Award-winning musician on a variety of percussion instruments might not seem like a typical Monday morning for a college student. Illustrating that music with pencil and paper alongside 15 high school …

Holy Cross Students Turn Project Ideas Into Reality Through Ignite Fund

When students were tasked with building a religious curriculum for a local middle school, the Ignite Fund helped the project take shape

Rev. Thomas McMurray, S.J., wears many hats at Nativity School of Worcester — director of admissions, director of Jesuit mission and identity, and chaplain. When he needed help developing a religious education curriculum for the school, he knew where to …

Academic Conference 2018 Showcases Creativity, Independent Research of Over 470 Students

The four-day celebration was filled with performances, poster sessions and presentations across academic disciplines and class years

Over the course of four days, more than 470 students spanning all class years presented the results of their independent, creative and intellectual endeavors during the 2018 Academic Conference. The celebration of academic life at the College of the Holy …

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 …

Holy Cross Academic Conference 2017 to Showcase Student Work

350 students will present results of research, independent work across disciplines

As the academic year nears its end, more than 350 students will present the results of their independent work in the performing and visual arts, social sciences, humanities, and natural sciences at the 2017 Academic Conference, taking place across campus …

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 …

28 Holy Cross Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

Society celebrates 100 years

11/04/15 by

Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society founded in 1915, inducted 28 Holy Cross students on Oct. 25. The new inductees exemplify the Society’s values of excellence in scholarship, loyalty and service. Membership is only awarded to 4 percent of …

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 …

Senior Spotlight: Holy Cross Is Community Where Everyone Matters, Says William Geddes

NAME William Geddes HOMETOWN Cumberland, R.I. STUDIES Physics major, education minor, Teacher Education Program, and College Honors Program BEYOND THE CLASSROOM Gateways orientation, club baseball, physics workshop, and tutoring in the Worcester Public Schools. UP NEXT Completing a two-year teaching …

Teacher Education Program Engages Students Through Collaboration Across Disciplines

Connections

In the February issue of Connections, an online publications of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, Heather Johnson, director of the Teacher Education Program at the College of the Holy Cross, writes about the program’s collaborative partnerships on and …

Four Holy Cross Students Awarded Scholarships to Pursue Teaching Careers

Four students at the College of the Holy Cross—William J. Geddes ’14, Matthew D. McCormick ’14, Michelle McGahan ’15 and Megan K. Norton ‘15—have been honored with Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarships. Supported by the National Science Foundation, the scholarship encourages …

‘Minority teachers remain rare’

Telegram & Gazette

Jennifer Guzman ’11, a teacher at Nativity School of Worcester, chose her career because the hands-on experience in the Holy Cross Teacher Education Program won her over. But that wasn’t always the case. The psychology major, from Lawrence, Mass., tells …

Holy Cross Teacher Education Program to Offer New Ninth Semester Option

Students to teach in Worcester classrooms beginning fall 2014

04/02/13 by

The Teacher Education Program (TEP) at the College of the Holy Cross will debut a new program that will allow students enrolled in the TEP to complete their student teaching requirement in a “Ninth Semester Option.” “This program is a …

Three Holy Cross Students Awarded Scholarships to Pursue Teaching Careers

Three students at the College of the Holy Cross—William J. Geddes ’14, Matthew D. McCormick ’14, and Zachary R. Kenny ’13—have been honored with Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarships. Supported by the National Science Foundation, the scholarship encourages talented students in …

18 Artworks by Holy Cross Students on Display in Consortium Exhibition

Wright ’12 receives second place prize, Auth ’14 honorable mention

Two Holy Cross students received prizes for their artwork at the eighth annual Colleges of Worcester Consortium Student Art Exhibition. Lauren Wright ’12, of Biglerville, Pa., won second prize for her sculpture “Expose” and an honorable mention went to Michael …