Men’s Lacrosse Hosts Youth Day

March 21st, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey


Lacrosse team members Parker Greiwe ’17, left, and Jack McGovern ’17 sign autographs during Youth Lacrosse Day. Young fans participated in halftime contests and a post-game meet and greet session with the team after Holy Cross’ victory over Big East Conference opponent, St. John’s.


Frank Gaul ’15 signs autographs during Youth Lacrosse Day.

Photos of event provided by Bonnie Lattimore and Dao Chung

Pansies Await Spring’s Warm Weather

March 20th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey


William J. St. Germain, laborer for the Holy Cross Grounds Department, checks on pansies growing in the on-campus greenhouse. Over the course of each growing season around 15,000 plants are grown in the greenhouse. Currently about 5,550 pansies await spring’s warmer weather.

Photo by Tom Rettig

New Graphics Give Hart Center Fresh Look

March 18th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey

The Hart Center has a new and engaging look to the entrance and main hallway, which brings to life the storied history of Holy Cross Athletics, in addition to showcasing a number of current student-athletes.


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The main lobby of the Hart Center is home to the Holy Cross Varsity Club Hall of Fame. The display includes plaques highlighting the accomplishments of every member of the Hall of Fame, which includes more than 300 former Holy Cross standouts.


Photos by Tom Rettig

Classics Alumnus and President-Elect of American Medical Association Visits Campus

March 17th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey


Steven J. Stack ’94, president-elect of the American Medical Association, returned to Holy Cross to discuss the value of a liberal arts education with the campus community. A classics major at Holy Cross, Stack said, “In medicine, my classical liberal arts education illuminates the soul behind the science; it keeps me forever mindful that science exists in service to humanity and that care of the entire person is at the heart of the healing arts.”

Photo by Rob Carlin

Modern Dance Class Interprets Faculty Art Exhibit

March 16th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey


Jimena Bermejo-Black, visiting lecturer of theatre, center, leads students from modern dance classes to develop a one minute interpretation of displayed art from “Pulse: New Work by Faculty Artists” the exhibit currently on display in the Cantor Art Gallery.

Photo by Tom Rettig

A Perfect Day for Some Outdoor Guitar Strumming

March 11th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey


Pat Brekka ’15 gives an impromptu performance of “All Along the Watchtower” by Jimi Hendrix outside St. Joseph Memorial Chapel during an unseasonably warm day.

Photo by Tom Rettig

Signs of Spring

March 11th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey


From left, Lorenzo Vicente ’18 and Kelman Ramirez ’18 walk past bulbs sprouting outside of the Hogan Campus Center during today’s spring-like weather.

Photo by Tom Rettig

Sunrise over Figge Hall

March 10th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey


The sunrise makes for a beautiful shot of Figge Hall. The apartment-style residence hall on upper campus is named in honor of John K. Figge ’59 (1938-2009), a former member of the Board of Trustees. It opened in August 2011.

Photo by John Cannon

Holy Cross Community Members Advocate for Financial Aid

February 25th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey


From left, Rep. Dan Donahue ’09, Rep. Christine Barber ’98, Rep. Thomas Sannicondro ’78, Ligia Flores ’18, Miryam Burshan ’14, Anne Ziaja ’78 and David McDermott ’81 gather at the Grand Staircase of the State House, located in downtown Boston. Together, alumni and students attended the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (AICUM) Financial Aid Advocacy Day to raise awareness for need-based federal financial aid.


Sannicondro, Flores, Burshan, Donahue, and Barber pose in the Senate Chamber of the State House.

Photography by Sue Hunt

Members of Holy Cross Rowing Team Clear Fire Hydrants

February 20th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey


College of the Holy Cross rowing team members, from left, Kiernan Black ’18, Abby McCarthy ’18, Katherine Packhem ’17, Paige McGeehan ’17, Catherine Greene ’17 and Colleen Brady ’18 shovel out fire hydrants along College Street in Worcester. There are 6,100 fire hydrants across the city of Worcester in need of shoveling. On February 19, the city of Worcester, in conjunction with the Worcester Sharks, Worcester Bravehearts, the DCU Center and the Harlem Globetrotters announced the ‪#‎woochallenge on Facebook, offering prize packages to Worcester residents who help the city dig out from this winter’s record-breaking snow and improve public safety in their community.‬‬‬

Photo by Tom Rettig.