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03/30/16

Legendary Career of Bob Cousy ’50 highlighted in CBS Sports Video

CBS Sports

Holy Cross basketball legend Bob Cousy ’50 was featured in a recent video by CBS Sports. Cousy, who was called the “Houdini of the Hardwood” by sports writers, is considered by many to be the best playmaker ever. The video …

03/30/16

Oxfam International Director to Speak at Holy Cross on Economic Inequality

Winnie Byanyima, the executive director of Oxfam International, will visit the College of the Holy Cross to deliver a lecture titled “Building a Better World: A More Human Economy” on Friday, April 8 at 4:30 p.m. in Rehm Library. The …

03/24/16

Holy Cross Announces Faculty Promotions

The following members of the College of the Holy Cross faculty have been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure. Florencia K. Anggoro, of the psychology department, earned her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and …

03/23/16

Jon Favreau ’03 and Bill Simmons ’92 discuss basketball, politics

The Bill Simmons Podcast

In a recent episode of “The Bill Simmons Podcast” featuring popular sports writer Bill Simmons ’92 and former director of speechwriting for President Barack Obama Jon Favreau ’03, the Holy Cross alumni talked hoops and the horrors of today’s political …

03/22/16

Holy Cross Sophomore Helps Students Download Happiness With ‘Chin Up!’ App

BostInno

In a recent article by BostInno, computer science major Anthony Saltarelli ’18 discusses his new app, “Chin Up!”, designed to allow users from different colleges campuses and communities to post anonymous encouraging messages to their peers. Saltarelli and fellow cofounder …

03/21/16

245 Students Participate in Service Projects During Spring Break

An additional 58 students took part in business workshops, a spiritual retreat and choral performances

03/18/16

Holy Cross Supports Men’s Basketball During Historic NCAA Tournament Run

Fresh off their first NCAA Tournament victory since 1953 and five consecutive wins on the road, the Holy Cross men’s basketball team was defeated by top-seeded Oregon. The Crusaders earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament after becoming the …

03/18/16

Holy Cross Theatre Department Presents William Shakespeare’s Famous Tragedy ‘Hamlet’

The production will also be performed at the Hanover Theatre for 1600 students from the Worcester School District

The College of the Holy Cross theatre department will present their modern-dress production of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” directed by Edward Isser, professor and chair of the department, on April 13, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, and 23 at 8 p.m. …

03/18/16

Holy Cross Announces Holy Week and Easter Services

Holy Cross will be holding Holy Week and Easter services over the next several days.

March 24 Holy Thursday Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper, 7 p.m., Mary Chapel The Easter Triduum begins with the Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper which celebrates the institution of the Eucharist and the priesthood, as well as Jesus’ …

03/17/16

Career Mentorship Day Inspires Holy Cross Men’s Lacrosse Team and Alumni

AJCU's Connections

This article ran in the March issue of Connections, an online publication of the Associations of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.    In late January, the men’s lacrosse team at the College of the Holy Cross traveled to New York City …

03/17/16

Holy Cross Alumnus and Obama Advisor to Speak on ‘My Brother’s Keeper’

Broderick Johnson ’78 leads the White House task force to help close the opportunity gap for young men of color

College of the Holy Cross alumnus Broderick Johnson ’78, who serves in the Obama administration as assistant to the president and Cabinet secretary, will speak at the College on Wednesday, March 30 at 4:30 p.m. in Rehm Library. In his …

03/17/16

Holy Cross Professor Reflects on Pope Francis’ Fourth Year

Huffington Post

March 13th marked Pope Francis’ fourth year as bishop of Rome, “and pastor of the world,” Rev. Thomas Worcester S.J., professor of history at the College of the Holy Cross, reported for the Huffington Post.  “His first three years have …

03/16/16

Crusaders Move On to NCAA Tournament First Round With 59-55 Victory Over Southern

Holy Cross junior guard Robert Champion, of Charlotte, N.C., scored a game-high 19 points on 6-of-8 shooting to help lead the Holy Cross men’s basketball team to a 59-55 victory over Southern in NCAA Tournament First Four action on March …

03/16/16

Holy Cross Political Expert Says a Brokered Convention Won’t Stop Trump

Fortune

Daniel Klinghard, associate professor of political science, warns that those who oppose Trump should not count on a brokered convention in his recent op-ed published in Fortune. Klinghard’s op-ed recommends that “nervous Republicans and giddy journalists” depending on a brokered …

03/16/16

Video: Professor James Kee Gives Annual Rodino Lecture on the Liberal Arts

Rehm Library was filled with faculty, staff, students and alumni who gathered to hear this year’s Richard Rodino Lecture on the Aims of the Liberal Arts given by James Kee, professor of English at the College. His lecture, titled “Waiting …

03/16/16

Ambassador and Alumnus Harry Thomas ’78 Will Deliver 2016 Commencement Address

Thomas and two other Holy Cross graduates — acclaimed actor Ann Dowd ’78 and pioneering researcher and physician Richard J. O’Reilly, M.D., ’64 — will receive honorary degrees

The Honorable Harry K. Thomas Jr. ’78, the United States Ambassador to the Republic of Zimbabwe and recipient of many honors from the State Department during his 32-year diplomatic career, will receive an honorary degree from the College of the …

03/14/16

Former Holy Cross President, Fr. Reedy, Has Died

The network of Jesuit colleges and universities along with countless colleagues, students, and friends are mourning the death of former Holy Cross president Rev. Gerard C. Reedy, S.J., who died March 11. He was 76. Fr. Reedy was the 30th …

03/14/16

Photo Gallery: Holy Cross Hosts Selection Show Watch Party

Men's basketball to face Southern in NCAA First Four

Photography by Tom Rettig The Holy Cross men’s basketball team will return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2007, when it takes on Southern at the First Four in Dayton, Ohio, on March 16. The contest between …

03/11/16

Holy Cross Mock Trial Earns Bid to the Opening Round of the National Championship

Holy Cross’ mock trial program recently gave Crusaders ample reasons to rise to their feet. On Feb. 6-7, members of mock trial competed in the American Mock Trial Association’s (AMTA) Regional Tournament held in Central Islip, Long Island, where one …

03/10/16

Crusaders Win Patriot League Championship

Junior forward Malachi Alexander totaled 26 points, nine rebounds and three assists, as the Holy Cross men’s basketball team defeated Lehigh 59-56 in the championship game of the Patriot League Tournament at Stabler Arena on March 9. The video above …