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Photo Gallery, Video: Campus Conversations and Discussion Connect Students with Distinguished Alumni

On Sept. 18, students had the special opportunity to hear from and interact with the five alumni selected as this year’s Sanctae Crucis honorees—individuals who are leaders in business, professional or civic life; who live by the highest intellectual and …

Video: Holy Cross Faculty Offer Multidisciplinary Analysis of Pope’s Encyclical on Environment

09/30/15 by

In advance of Pope Francis’ historic visit to the United States, a multidisciplinary panel of Holy Cross faculty shared their perspectives on his encyclical letter, “Laudato si’: On Care for Our Common Home,” released in May. The panel, speaking before …

Video: Holy Cross Community Members Celebrate Pope’s Historic U.S. Visit

09/29/15 by

Pope Francis, the world’s first Jesuit pope, made an historic trip to the U.S. last week, stopping in Washington D.C, New York City and Philadelphia. To celebrate and honor the pontiff’s visit, members of the Holy Cross community traveled to …

Photo Gallery, Video: Members of Class of 2019 Move Into Their New Home

Hundreds of volunteers greet newest members of the Holy Cross community

08/29/15 by

  The steady stream of packed cars making their way up College Hill and snaking through Gate 7 on the morning of Aug. 29 signaled the start of another school year at Holy Cross. The 741 members of the Class …

Video: Idyllic Summer Months Bring Different Feel to Holy Cross Campus

08/07/15 by

From longer days to lush lawns and trees to colorful garden beds, the resplendent beauty of the Holy Cross campus shines most brightly during the summer months. It’s also the most idyllic time on campus. The sights and sounds of …

Video: How Spring Arrives at Holy Cross

06/23/15 by

We don’t play favorites, but April and May rank pretty high among the 12 months here on Mount St. James. Trees bloom in pale pink and white, in brilliant greens. Flower beds are restored with color. Days lengthen and sparkle …

Reunion 2015: A Time to Reconnect, Reminisce and Remember

06/08/15 by

Among Holy Cross’ many points of pride are its alumni and their loyalty to alma mater. Never is this pride more on display than during Reunion weekends. “It is inspiring to witness the reconnection of friends,” says Kristyn Dyer, director …

Holy Cross Awards 724 Bachelor of Arts Degrees During Commencement Exercises

Public interest lawyer Bryan Stevenson dares grads to change the world

05/22/15 by

In an extemporaneous address at the College’s 169th Commencement Exercises held on May 22, social justice advocate Bryan Stevenson challenged members of the Holy Cross Class of 2015 to change the world by letting the ideals in their minds be …

Senior Spotlight: Holy Cross Is the Place to Strive Academically and Athletically, Says Evan Ocello

05/18/15 by

NAME Evan Ocello HOMETOWN Camarinollo, Calif. STUDIES Chemistry major BEYOND THE CLASSROOM Varsity baseball captain (all-time steals leader at Holy Cross), Student Athlete Advisory Committee, Holy Cross Leadership Academy, team liaison for Team Impact UP NEXT Working at Ernst & …

Senior Spotlight: Holy Cross Provides Small Campus with Big Reputation, says Valedictorian Nick Cormier

05/18/15 by

NAME Nicholas Cormier HOMETOWN Feeding Hills, Mass. STUDIES Biology and sociology major, premedical concentration FENWICK SCHOLAR Cormier had an unconventional senior year. As the Fenwick Scholar, he spent the 2014-15 academic year conducting independent, interdisciplinary research which explored transplant medicine …

Senior Spotlight: Liberal Arts Education Connects Science and the Social Sciences for Raven Tukes

05/18/15 by

NAME Raven Tukes HOMETOWN Morrow, Ga. STUDIES Chinese language major, education studies minor BEYOND THE CLASSROOM Student Programs for Urban Development (SPUD), co-chair of the Study Abroad Ambassadors, co-chair of Modern Languages and Literatures Student Advisory Committee, Aptissimi Global Conference …

Senior Spotlight: Unique Experiences at Holy Cross Develop Students, Says Camille Santrach

05/18/15 by

NAME Camille Santrach HOMETOWN North Oaks, Minn. STUDIES History major, Resistance, Revolution and Reaction concentration BEYOND THE CLASSROOM Student Programs for Urban Development (SPUD), the Magis program, Women’s Spirituality, Liturgical Minister, senior Admissions interviewer. Participated in Appalachian and Kenya immersion …

Video: Students Celebrate Purple Pride Day

Tyson Youngs ’17 gets the campus excited for Purple Pride Day 2017. Video by Tom Rettig Students on campus are celebrating the annual Purple Pride Day on Friday, April 17. Members of the Purple Key Society decorated the campus in …

Video: Alumni Couples Share Their Tales of Love

04/06/15 by

Video by Tom Rettig After they cross the commencement stage, Holy Cross students leave campus with an academic degree that will serve them well in whatever the future holds. Some leave with something extra: their soul mates. An estimated 10 …

Holy Cross Launches Groundbreaking Web Resource for Exploring Catholic Practice Around the World

02/04/15 by

The College of the Holy Cross has launched an ambitious online global initiative called Catholics & Cultures (www.catholicsandcultures.org). The encyclopedic web resource—free to all users—is managed by and housed in the Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J. Center for Religion, Ethics …

Video, Photo Gallery: Christmastime at Holy Cross is a Sight to See

Watch as College Choir performs ‘For Unto Us a Child is Born’

Exhibit A that this is the most wonderful time of the year: the Holy Cross campus. From festive decorations to sounds of the season to snow gently falling, the splendor of Mount St. James is even more magical during this …

Video: What is CreateLab?

Innovative Team-Taught Class Encourages Students to Take Risks

12/12/14 by

Video by Tom Rettig “CreateLab is… I wouldn’t even call it an experimental course, it’s more of an experiment,” explains  Leah Hager Cohen, Distinguished Writer in Residence at the College, and a CreateLab faculty member. Operating free from the constraints …

Student Video Profile: Oswaldo Subillaga ’16

‘At Holy Cross, I’ve always felt accompanied on the route we travel toward success’

12/05/14 by

‘At Holy Cross, I’ve always felt accompanied on the route we travel toward success’ ‘En Holy Cross siempre me he sentido acompañado en ese camino que recorremos todos hacia el éxito.’ NAME Oswaldo “Oz” Subillaga ’’16 NOMBRE Oswaldo “Oz” Subillaga …

Video, Photo Gallery: Students Meet With Neil deGrasse Tyson in Exclusive Seminar

YouTube video of astrophysicist giving 6-year-old audience member life advice goes viral

Photography and video by Tom Rettig, Christian R. Santillo, Dan Vaillancourt On Thursday, Nov. 13, Neil deGrasse Tyson, American astrophysicist and director of the Hayden Planetarium, spent a few, busy hours on the College of the Holy Cross campus as …

Video: Fall Foliage Makes for Breathtaking Scenes on Holy Cross Campus

11/07/14 by

New England is known for its foliage, and the Holy Cross campus — nestled on a hillside in Central Massachusetts — provides the perfect setting to take in the fall colors. This video features images of the meticulously manicured 174-acre …