Students Deliver Backpacks Full of School Supplies to Worcester Children

February 4th, 2016 by csteuer

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College of the Holy Cross students, Ryan Kingsley ’17 (black Shirt) of North Attleboro and Sean Teebagy ’17 (grey shirt) of Shrewsbury have started “Engage. Educate. Empower.” Both raised $1,000 to purchase, pack, and deliver 48 backpacks to elementary school students at Pernet Family Health Service’s after school program in Worcester on February 2, 2016. Charter TV-3 was on hand to cover the event. The program’s future plans include raising $5,000 by the fall of 2016 to provide 500 backpack bundles to Worcester public elementary schools.

Photography by Tom Rettig

 

Students Partake In Annual Non-Profit Careers Conference

January 22nd, 2016 by Jessica McCaughey

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Holy Cross community members gather in Rehm Library for the 10th annual Non-Profit Careers Conference. The conference introduces students considering careers in non-profit and community based organizations, activism, public service, and social change.
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The program is taught by Holy Cross alumni, faculty and staff working within a non-profit or public service setting at the international, national, regional, and local levels. Sessions include an introduction to Vocation and Discernment, the business side of non-profits, and networking events.
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In addition to lectures, Stephanie Yuhl, director of Montserrat program and professor of history, ran an interactive workshop on public speaking and listening with substance. With assistance from various Holy Cross community members, students benefited from small group discussions, and individualized attention.

Photography by Tom Rettig

Win the Ultimate Holy Cross Care Package

January 19th, 2016 by Evangelia Stefanakos

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In the Winter 2016 issue of the Holy Cross Magazine, the HCM team did some investigating into what Holy Cross students would want in their ideal care package. After polling 50 students, HCM put together what they have dubbed “The Ultimate Care Package” and now they want to give it away.

Parents, tell HCM why Holy Cross has been the right choice for your son or daughter and you could win them the Ultimate Holy Cross Care Package! Send your comments to hcmag@holycross.edu.

Read the full article in Holy Cross Magazine.

Morning Skies at Holy Cross

December 21st, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey

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The morning sun brings brilliant skies over the Holy Cross campus.

Photograph by John Cannon

Staff, Alumnus in Student Affairs Honored for Outstanding Achievements at Regional Conference

December 18th, 2015 by bcass
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Brenda Hounsell Sullivan, assistant dean/director of student involvement, and Chris Campbell ’15 were honored at the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Region 1 conference in November. Region 1 encompasses the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont; the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec; and the United Kingdom, Belgium, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland.

Hounsell Sullivan was the regional winner of the Doris Michiko Ching Excellence in Student Affairs Award, which honors a student affairs professional at the mid-level whose outstanding commitment to the profession includes development of programs that address the needs of students, creation of a campus environment that promotes student learning and development, and support of an active engagement in NASPA. As the regional winner of this award, Hounsell Sullivan will be considered for national recognition at the annual NASPA conference in March.

In her nomination letter, Jacqueline Peterson, vice president for student affairs, wrote of Hounsell Sullivan: “She has been instrumental in the development of our signature Gateways Orientation program which welcomes all individuals, celebrates the institution’s Jesuit Identity and embraces diversity of all kinds.”

Chris Campbell ’15 was the Massachusetts state winner of the “Catch a Rising Star” award. Campbell, who is currently completing graduate studies in higher education administration at the University of Vermont, was recognized for his work as an undergraduate at Holy Cross.

O’Neil ’09 Returns From Deployment Just in Time for Christmas

December 15th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey

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Navy pilot Lt. Conor O’Neil ’09 awaits a big hug from daughter Cate upon his return home from a deployment just in time for Christmas. O’Neil, who is married to Meghan O’Neil ’10, is a third-generation Crusader.

Students Deliver Holiday Gift Bags to Neighbors

December 14th, 2015 by csteuer

For the second year in a row, the Student Government Association, the government and community relations office, the men’s lacrosse team and numerous volunteers from the Holy Cross community, delivered 50 holiday gift bags to neighbors on College Hill.

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From left, Toshanna Santos ’18, Cedric Henderson ’16, Robert T. Jones, associate director of multicultural education, and Ariel Baker ’18 deliver gift baskets to houses along Glade Street in Worcester.

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From left, Cedric Henderson ’16, Toshanna Santos ’18, Robert T. Jones, associate director of multicultural education, and Ariel Baker ’18 deliver gift baskets to houses along Glade Street in Worcester.

Photography by  Tom Rettig.

Holy Cross Athletics Honors 2005-06 Championship Hockey Team

December 5th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey

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Members of the 2005-06 men’s ice hockey team pose for a photo on the Hart Center ice rink as part of an anniversary celebration. The men’s hockey program, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary season this year, is marking the 10th anniversary of the 2005-06 team that won the Atlantic Hockey championship and defeated Minnesota in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on March 24, 2006. The team was honored before the Crusaders’ contest versus Mercyhurst on Dec. 5, following Holy Cross athletics annual Alumni Game. The Crusaders won 7-3.

Artist-In-Residence Saul Bitran Performs at Lunchtime Concert

December 1st, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey

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Artist-in-residence Saul Bitran, violin, performs alongside students during a lunchtime concert in Brooks Concert Hall. Each semester, Holy Cross’ artists-in-residence in the music department — including Bitran, Adam Golka, piano, and Jan Müller-Szeraws, cello — perform a lunchtime concert for members of the Holy Cross community. Sponsored by the music department, the First Tuesday Concert Series events are free and open to the public.

Photo by Tom Rettig

Holy Cross Prepares for Advent Season

November 25th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey

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Facilities department staff member, Arthur Allard hangs an Advent wreath in St. Joseph Memorial Chapel. The College will celebrate the Advent season with various events including an annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony, Advent Festival of Lessons and Carols, and weekly mass.

Photo by Tom Rettig