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Holy Cross To Spend a Night at the Worcester Historical Museum

On Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 5:45 p.m., the College of the Holy Cross community will be celebrating “Holy Cross Night at the Museum” at Worcester Historical Museum. The event, which is a part of the museum’s “Worcester in 50 Objects” …


David Chu Provides Insight on Fullbridge Program on WMEX

The Shortsleeve Report on WMEX

David Chu, associate professor of accounting, director of entrepreneurial studies and pre-business advisor,at the College of the Holy Cross, and Roger Barry, CEO of the Fullbridge Program, were recently interviewed by Joe Shortsleeve ’79 for The Shortsleeve Report on WMEX. …


Acclaimed Mexican Author Yuri Herrera Gives Reading at Holy Cross

Yuri Herrera, renowned Mexican author, visited the College of the Holy Cross for a public reading on Oct. 4 in Rehm Library at the invitation of the Spanish department. Herrera has published three novels to critical acclaim; in 2016 he …


Mark Shriver ’86 to Speak About New Book on Pope Francis at Holy Cross

Alumnus says College retreat was one of the most rewarding experiences of his life

College of the Holy Cross alumnus Mark K. Shriver ’86, president of Save the Children Action Network and nephew of President John F. Kennedy, will speak at Holy Cross on Wednesday, Nov. 30 about his new book, “Pilgrimage: My Search …


Holy Cross Athletics Ranked in National Top 20 for Graduation Success Rate

The College of the Holy Cross’ athletic teams are tied for 17th in the nation out of 351 Division I schools with an overall graduation rate of 97 percent, according to the Graduation Success Rate Report released by the NCAA. …


Holy Cross Professor and Alumnus Weigh in on the Economic Value of Sports Stadiums

Any Given Wednesday with Bill Simmons

Victor Matheson, professor of economics at the College of the Holy Cross, was recently featured on HBO’s weekly talk show “Any Given Wednesday with Bill Simmons.” In this episode, Simmons ’92 discusses the economic value of sports stadiums using the …


Three Holy Cross Alumni Help to Bring Murals to Downtown Worcester

This summer, POW!WOW! Worcester, a 10-day mural festival committed to making Worcester a more culturally dynamic place by activating spaces, engaging in the arts, and generating pride in the downtown area, heavily involved the work of three Holy Cross alumni: …


Holy Cross Men’s and Women’s Basketball Set To Open 2016-17 Season

Candidates Announced for 2017 Bob Cousy Award

Women’s Basketball The Holy Cross women’s basketball team will begin the 2016-17 season when it travels to Manhattan for a 7 p.m. game on Friday, Nov. 11. The audio and video feed of the contest between the Lady Crusaders and …


Holy Cross President Discusses College’s Future In ‘Central Mass. by the Numbers’

Worcester Business Journal

In this year’s edition of “Central Mass. by the Numbers,” an annual publication by the Worcester Business Journal that offers a “quantitative snapshot of the region’s economy,” Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president of the College of the Holy Cross, …


Unity Week Events to Explore “Intersectionality of Identity”

Author, advocate, and TV host Janet Mock featured on Nov. 14

The Student Government Association, in partnership with the Office of Student Involvement and various academic departments, offices and student organizations, has planned various discussions, film screenings, workshops and multicultural events exploring the theme of “Intersectionality of Identity.” The events, which …


Holy Cross Sophomore Recognized for Soccer and Academic Successes

Arno Rupp ’18, a forward on the College of the Holy Cross men’s soccer team, was recently recognized for his accomplishments on and off the field, according to an article by Goholycross.com. Rupp, who is from Wolfsberg, Austria, knows five …


Student-Faculty Research Highlighted on Cover of American Journal of Physics

The October issue of the American Journal of Physics featured the research of Janine Shertzer, professor of physics, and Sean McAlinden ’15, physics major, not only within its pages, but also on its cover. Their paper, titled “Quantum scattering from …


Washington Semester Award Winner to Present Lecture on Syrian Refugees in America

The Center for Interdisciplinary Studies at the College of the Holy Cross has selected Alexander Kochenburger ’17, an international studies major from Storrs, Conn., as the Washington Semester Away Program, Mauricio Vannicelli Award recipient. Kochenburger will present a lecture titled …


Local Paper Covers Holy Cross’ Hanify-Howland Lecture

Telegram & Gazette

On Oct. 25, Nancy Lublin, founder and CEO of Crisis Text Line — a 24/7, free, text message-based support service for people with a variety of issues, including depression, substance abuse, physical abuse and eating disorders, presented the Hanify-Howland Memorial …


10 Reasons to Be Excited for the Ram-Crusader Cup in New York City

The longstanding football rivalry between the Holy Cross Crusaders and the Fordham Rams will come to a head this year on Nov. 12, 2016 on the biggest stage the Ram-Crusader Cup has ever seen: Yankee Stadium. In addition to the …


Holy Cross and Fordham to Compete in Ram-Crusader Cup at Yankee Stadium

Patriot League, Jesuit rivalry to meet for the 31st time on iconic gridiron

The College of the Holy Cross Crusaders will host the Fordham University Rams at Yankee Stadium as the two teams compete for the 31st Ram-Crusader Cup on November 12. Kick-off is scheduled for 3 p.m. “At Holy Cross we are …


Holy Cross Gears Up for the 2016 Election, Faculty Talk Politics in the Media

Fortune | U.S. News & World Report | Boston Globe | Huffington Post

Since the beginning of the fall semester, the College of the Holy Cross community has been engaging with the upcoming presidential election in many ways, including through events, academic courses, and media. The College has held voter registration and absentee …


Orlando Baxter ’98 Makes Comedy Debut on “Conan”

Comedian Orlando Baxter ’98 made his late-night comedy debut on “Conan,” hosted by Conan O’Brien, on Oct. 24, the second alumnus to appear on the popular television show within the span of just one month. Baxter follows the recent performance …


28 Holy Cross Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society founded in 1915, inducted 28 Holy Cross students on Oct. 23. The new inductees exemplify the society’s values of excellence in scholarship, loyalty and service. Membership is only awarded to four percent of …


Holy Cross Announces Seven New Faculty Hires for 2016-17 Academic Year

In her annual address to the College for the 2016-17 academic year, Margaret Freije, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College, announced the hiring of seven new faculty members. These new faculty members include five new tenure-track …