Campus Snow Globe

December 11th, 2014 by Jessica McCaughey


Snow begins to fall on Kimball Quad.

Photo by Jerry Maday

Autism Speaks Co-Founders Bob Wright ’65 and Wife Suzanne Speak at Vatican Conference on Autism

November 22nd, 2014 by Jessica McCaughey

For the first time, the Vatican held a conference on autism, “The Person with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Animating Hope,”  Nov. 21-22. Among the attendees and speakers was Autism Speaks co-founders, Bob Wright ’65 and his wife Suzanne Wright. To close the conference, Pope Francis held a special mass for attendees and families.


Pope Francis greets Bob and Suzanne Wright at the Vatican.


Wright participates in a panel during the conference.


Bob Wright and his wife Suzanne receive a standing ovation after delivering remarks at the conference panel.


Photography by Autism Speaks.

Students Shed Light on Mental Health

November 13th, 2014 by Jessica McCaughey


Photo by Christian Santillo.

In an effort to raise awareness and acceptance of seeking support and help for mental health concerns, COPE (Counseling Outreach Peer Educators), an on-campus peer educator group, lights the Hogan Courtyard with white paper bags, each representing a student who utilized COPE services during the year.


Photo by Tom Rettig.

Campus Fishbowl Discussion on Sexual Assault Takes Place in Rehm Library

November 11th, 2014 by Jessica McCaughey


A campus fishbowl-style discussion on “Adjudicating Sexual Assault on Campus” brought various members of the Holy Cross community together to discuss the issue in the Rehm Library. The conversation focused on the national debate over the pros and cons of whether college campuses, as opposed to law enforcement authorities, are the best venue for adjudicating sexual assault cases.

Photo by Tom Rettig

Just in Time for Halloween

October 30th, 2014 by nmarkant


Dark clouds and sunshine make for dramatic lighting on O’Kane, Fenwick and Smith Halls.

Photograph by Tom Rettig

Student Decorates Campus Ahead of Women in Business Conference

October 27th, 2014 by nmarkant


Lauren Campson ’16, an economics and accounting major from Massapequa, N.Y., uses sidewalk chalk to promote the Women in Business Conference in front of the Hogan Campus Center. Campson is one of the event’s student organizers this year.

Photograph by Tom Rettig

Student Affairs Marks 50 Years, Honors Revs. Dunn and Markey

October 23rd, 2014 by nmarkant


A student walks by the hallway outside of the Student Affairs office in the Hogan Campus Center. The display in the background, which was recently installed, includes the names of the offices under the Division of Student Affairs. Students, faculty and staff attended a celebration titled “Celebrating 50 Years of Student Affairs at Holy Cross: Empowering, Engaging, Educating our Students” in the Hogan Campus Center. The purpose of the event was to highlight the division’s accomplishments and to help expose students to a career in the field of Student Affairs.

Jacqueline D. Peterson, current vice president for Student Affairs and dean of students, presents Rev. Charles Dunn, S.J., a plaque for his service as vice president of Student Affairs and dean of students at Holy Cross.

Peterson presents Rev. Earle Markey, S.J. ’53, a plaque for his service as vice president of Student Affairs and dean of students at Holy Cross. Peterson is only the third vice president of Student Affairs at the College.

50 Years of Student Affairs
Melisa Jaquez ’06, assistant director in the Career Planning Center, delivers remarks at the event. Jaquez spoke about the impact that the Division of Student Affairs at Holy Cross had on her college career which inspired her to pursue a career in the field. The Career Planning Center is part of the Division of Student Affairs. She was previously assistant director in the Office of Multicultural Education, also part of Student Affairs.

Photography by Tom Rettig

Keeping the Grounds Looking Spiffy

October 17th, 2014 by nmarkant


Kevin Blanchard, of the Grounds department, paints the athletics logo onto the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium.

Photography by Tom Rettig

Meet the ‘Mids’

September 29th, 2014 by smorriss
Midshipmen Clio Markman ’17, Andrew Desaulniers ’17 and James D’Angelo ’15 (left to right, above) posed in the Hogan Ballroom after the annual O’Callahan Society Dinner during Fall Homecoming weekend. A record number of Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps ROTC alumni, members of the current NROTC unit at Holy Cross, as well as non-alumni, friends and family who support the activities of the Society, attended the dinner, which honors the memory of Rev. Joseph Timothy O’Callahan, S.J., recipient of the Medal of Honor for heroic service in WWII. This year, the keynote speaker was the highest-ranking officer ever to stand at the O’Callahan podium, Adm. Michelle Howard, Vice Chief of Naval Operations. She delivered an inspiring speech about using one’s moral and ethical courage in times of crisis and in everyday life. She also likened the camaraderie of Holy Cross alumni and students to the fellowship among Navy personnel serving on a vessel at sea. (Photo courtesy of Suzanne D’Angelo)

First Game Spirit!

September 29th, 2014 by smorriss


Leah and Sarah Kilby, the daughters of Kate Kilby in Holy Cross Human Resources, and Kaeleigh and Maeve Sullivan, the daughters of Brenda Hounsell Sullivan in Student Affairs, brought their pint-sized purple pride to the first home football game of the season. The Crusaders bested Morgan State 29-26.