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Artist-in-Residence Cristina Pato and Renowned Composer Osvaldo Golijov to Lead Concert and Panel Discussion

'Time, Memory & Identity' theme to be explored; musicians from Boston-based ensemble 'A Far Cry' to perform

09/16/14 by

College of the Holy Cross artist-in-residence Cristina Pato and Loyola Professor of Music Osvaldo Golijov will lead a concert and panel discussion on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. in Brooks Concert Hall.  Pato, a Galician bagpiper, pianist, and composer, …

Environmental Champion Slottje ’89 on Crusade to Protect America Against Fracking

Winner of top environmental prize to visit Holy Cross for panel discussion

09/03/14 by

Attorney Helen Holden Slottje ’89, who has helped organize bans against hydraulic fracturing (or, “fracking”) in dozens of New York communities, was recently recognized with the Goldman Prize, often referred to by those in the environmental movement as the “Nobel …

Strong Alumni Support Makes for Record-Breaking Year in Giving to Holy Cross

07/11/14 by

Despite national trends indicating a decline in alumni participation rates at many institutions, Holy Cross once again surpassed 50 percent donor participation in alumni giving, which will likely place it among the top 10 colleges and universities nationwide. The College …

Video: Galician Bagpiper Cristina Pato Kicks Off Arts Initiative With Rousing Performance

05/19/14 by

Students, faculty, staff and members of the general public who showed up to the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom recently for the launch of a new arts initiative at Holy Cross weren’t sure what to expect. Attendees knew the event was …

‘African community leaders call for Nigeria to respond to kidnappings’

NECN/Worcester News Tonight

In a recent segment for Worcester News Tonight, Munya Munochiveyi, assistant professor of history at the College of the Holy Cross, offered his insight on the recent kidnapping of more than 200 girls in Nigeria. Specializing in African social and …

Senior Spotlight: Valedictorian Jeff Reppucci Made Impact on Campus and Around the World

05/12/14 by

NAME Jeffrey Reppucci HOMETOWN Newburyport, Mass. STUDIES Russian major BEYOND THE CLASSROOM Co-founder and president of Students Helping Children Across Borders, Inc., a nonprofit that was started along with other Holy Cross students to bring recreation and wellness opportunities/education to …

Senior Spotlight: Jesuit, Liberal Arts Education Provides Enriching Experience for Lily Meehan

05/12/14 by

NAME Lily Meehan HOMETOWN Wayne, Penn. STUDIES French and art history double major BEYOND THE CLASSROOM Senior interviewer, outreach e-board member, and greeter for Admissions; French Club treasurer; Ballroom Dance Team; and College choir. Spent a year studying abroad in …

Senior Spotlight: Supportive Community, Strong Academics Distinguish Holy Cross, Says Meiling May

05/12/14 by

NAME Meiling May HOMETOWN Las Vegas STUDIES Biology major, College Honors Program BEYOND THE CLASSROOM Research assistant in the laboratory of Ann Sheehy, associate professor of biology, where she studied the antiviral function of the anti-HIV protein APOBEC3G. In addition, …

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

05/12/14 by

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 …

Senior Spotlight: Academics, Athletics, Community Service Make for Rich College Experience, Says Gary Acquah

05/12/14 by

NAME Gary Acquah HOMETOWN Bronx, N.Y. STUDIES Sociology major, Deaf studies minor BEYOND THE CLASSROOM Holy Cross varsity football captain, Patriot League 360 Leadership Academy, Student Athlete Advisory Committee executive board, Big Brothers Big Sisters. UP NEXT Working for Oracle …

‘NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams’ Showcases Holy Cross and Working for Worcester Project

Senior Jeffrey Reppucci Helps to Rebuild His College Town

05/07/14 by

On May 6, the College of the Holy Cross and the Working for Worcester project  took a place in the national spotlight as “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams” showcased the city-wide project, which raised more than $100,000 and renovated …

Holy Cross Featured on ‘Chronicle’ TV Newsmagazine

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The College of the Holy Cross was included in a recent “Chronicle” segment highlighting the city of Worcester. The segment, which aired on April 29, highlighted a number of locations in the city, including restaurants, local businesses, and the Worcester …

Video: First-Year Students Contemplate New Chapter in Life at Escape Retreat

01/13/14 by

Video by Kate Benjamin ’15 Held twice each fall semester, the 24-hour Escape Retreat is designed for all first-year students, Catholic and non-Catholic, to discuss faith, meet other students, and reflect on what brought them to Holy Cross and their …

Video: PBS Airs Television Premiere of ‘Azul’ by Music Professor Osvaldo Golijov

New York Philharmonic with Yo-Yo Ma perform cello concerto

“Azul,” a critically-acclaimed cello concerto by Osvaldo Golijov, Loyola Professor of Music at the College of the Holy Cross, received its television premiere on New Year’s Eve. The performance was part of the opening gala concert for the New York …

Video: Holy Cross a Cappella Groups Perform Christmas Classics

  It was standing room only for the annual Holiday a Cappella concert in the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom on Dec. 3. And it was no wonder — these students are talented. Watch the Delilahs, an all-female a cappella group, …

Video, Photo Gallery: Nathan Pine Named Athletic Director at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Nathan Pine, currently deputy athletic director at the University of Maryland, will become the next athletic director at the College of the Holy Cross. The announcement was made today by Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., the College’s president, …

Video: Student Support Helps Men’s Hockey Score Wins

11/20/13 by

The Holy Cross men’s hockey team defeated Sacred Heart, 4-3, at the Hart Center during the Atlantic Hockey opener earlier this month, and the enthusiastic crowd played a part in their win, the captain and coach say. Watch senior captain …

Video: How Liberal Arts Education Enhances Careers in the Arts

11/06/13 by

As part of the ongoing series, “Holy Cross On the Road” traveled this fall to New York City to showcase the best of the College’s arts programs. Local high school students interested in applying to Holy Cross, along with parents, …

Video: Five Holy Cross Alumni Honored With Sanctae Crucis Awards

07/17/13 by

Having trouble viewing the video? Watch it on YouTube. Holy Cross takes justifiable pride in its clearly articulated and widely “lived” mission — a mission that is not only integrated into daily life on the campus but also into the professional …

Video: Music Department Hits All the Right Notes, Students Say

07/03/13 by

The music department at Holy Cross is distinctive among nationally-ranked liberal arts colleges for its quality, range, and robust offerings. There are numerous ways for students to explore the field’s many subdisciplines — from composition to theory to popular music. …