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Photo Gallery: Holy Cross Family Weekend Offers a Time to Reconnect

10/31/13 by

A beautiful fall New England weekend provided the perfect backdrop for Holy Cross Family Weekend, Oct. 25–27. This campus-wide celebration invites parents, grandparents and all extended families to experience their student’s home away from home. By all accounts, the weekend …

Holy Cross Theatre Department to Perform ‘The London Merchant’

The department of theatre at the College of the Holy Cross will present the 18th century show “The London Merchant” written by George Lillo and directed by Scott Malia, assistant professor of theatre, on October 31 and November 1-2 and …

Visit Your Student During Family Weekend, Oct. 25-27

Parents, grandparents and siblings are invited to visit their student, meet other Crusader families and participate in some traditional Holy Cross events during Family Weekend, scheduled from Oct. 25 to 27. Here’s a glimpse of what’s in store: President’s Hour: …

Holy Cross Professors Introduce Entrepreneurship Lessons to Classroom

Cambridge Innovation Program inspires faculty

For the second year in a row, Holy Cross faculty and staff got a crash course in entrepreneurship. From Aug. 12 to 15, David Chu, director of the Ciocca Office of Entrepreneurial Studies, organized a multi-day outing to Cambridge, Mass., …

Students to Showcase Their Accomplishments at 20th Annual Summer Research Symposium

Event features research in natural sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities

A total of 107 Holy Cross students who conducted research during the summer will present their work in poster form at the 20th annual Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium on Sept. 6 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Hogan Campus …

Lynn Kremer Begins Tenure as Brooks Chair in the Humanities

Lynn Kremer, professor of theatre at the College of the Holy Cross, has been named the Rev. John E. Brooks, S.J., Chair in the Humanities. This rotating position is awarded to Holy Cross faculty for a term of three years …

Holy Cross Awarded $600,000 Mellon Grant to Enhance Arts Curriculum

08/12/13 by

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded the College of the Holy Cross a grant of $600,000 for a new initiative at the College designed to “re-center” the fine and performing arts in students’ academic lives and create new opportunities …

Accomplished Members of the Class of 2017 Arrive on Campus Aug. 24

Students who graduated at top of their high school classes headed to Mount St. James

The Class of 2017 will arrive at the College of the Holy Cross on Aug. 24 for move-in day with strong academic credentials. Of the 7,115 applicants, 33 percent (or 2,344) were accepted. About 87 percent of students graduated in …

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 …

Theatre Professor Earns 2013 Distinguished Teaching Award

Edward Isser, professor and chair of the theatre department and a member of the College of the Holy Cross faculty since 1995, received the 2013 Distinguished Teaching Award at the College’s annual President’s Convocation and Awards Ceremony. The Holy Cross …

‘Two Minutes With…Julia McCarthy’

Worcester Mag

In a one-on-one interview with Worcester Mag, College of the Holy Cross student Julia McCarthy ’15, talked about receiving the Francis Ouimet Scholarship which led to her giving the keynote speech at the organization’s recent gala, moving many in the …

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 …

Hamilton ’12 Awarded Fulbright Grant to Pursue Master’s in 18th Century Studies

Former Brooks Music Scholar will study at University of Southampton in Britain

Julia Hamilton ’12, of South Windsor, Conn., has been awarded a Fulbright grant to pursue a Master of Arts degree in 18th century studies at the University of Southampton in Britain during the 2013-14 academic year. The interdisciplinary program, which …

‘Julia McCarthy gives Ouimet keynote speech’

In an article in the Telegram & Gazette, Julia McCarthy ’15 remarked on her experience as keynote speaker at the recent Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund’s Centennial Gala, the highlight event of The Ouimet Fund, which helps young men and women …

Senior Spotlight: Faculty Mentorship Opens New Doors for Christine Freije

NAME Christine Freije HOMETOWN Worcester, Mass. STUDIES Theatre major in the College Honors Program BEYOND THE CLASSROOM President of the Alternate College Theatre (ACT); director of ACT’s Musical “Spring Awakening;” Spring Break Immersion Program; international immersion trip to El Salvador; …

Holy Cross Alumnus Bart Sher ’81 Nominated for Tony Award

Variety

In an article in Variety, editor Gordon Cox discussed the frontrunners for this year’s Tony Awards, which recognize both achievement and excellence in Broadway theatre, and highlighted the Clifford Odets play “Golden Boy,” directed by Bart Sher, a 1981 graduate …

Two Holy Cross Alumni to Screen Independent Film ‘Detour’ on Campus

Two Holy Cross alumni — director William Dickerson ’01 and actor Neil Hopkins ’99 — will screen their independent film, “Detour,” on April 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fenwick Theatre at the College of the Holy Cross. The event, …

Video: Holy Cross Students Learn About the Stage and Themselves in Theatre Program

Students in the theatre department revel in the fun of the stage — the acting, costumes, sets, and, of course, the audience — but they are quick to point out that there is much more to the field than spotlights …

Holy Cross Theatre Department to Present 19th Century Masterpiece ‘The Wild Duck’

03/22/13 by

The department of theatre at the College of the Holy Cross will present a seldom-revived 19th century masterpiece “The Wild Duck” written by Henrik Ibsen and directed by Steve Vineberg, professor of theatre, on April 11-13 and 18-20 at 8 …