Archive for November, 2010

Holy Cross Hosts Lighting Fair

November 22nd, 2010 by Nikolas Markantonatos

Holy Cross’ Presidential Task Force on the Environment will host an Energy Saving Lighting Fair, in which students, faculty and staff can purchase a variety of high-quality energy-efficient lighting products at deep discounts from an Energy Star certified vendor. Here, students view a sample display of the lights in the Swords Atrium a week before the fair.

Photograph by Sean Hager ’11

About 100 Holy Cross Students Take Part in Blood Drive

November 17th, 2010 by Nikolas Markantonatos

Jackie Esperti ’12 donates blood as part of a blood drive hosted by Holy Cross’ Purple Key Society and the American Red Cross. From 2 to 8 p.m., about 100 Holy Cross students dropped by the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom to donate blood for those in need. All the donors received a free American Red Cross water bottle. “Purple Key Society is interested in giving back to the community, so we host three blood drives per year,” said Jen McGill ’12, a member of Purple Key Society.

Photograph by Rachel Salemme ’12

Art Group Claims New Space to Display Student Artwork

November 12th, 2010 by Nikolas Markantonatos

This year the Student Government Association and the Student Art Society, formerly known as Gesso, collaborated to create a new social space for students on the first floor of Hogan, next to the Cool Beans coffee shop. The area gives visual arts students an opportunity to showcase their work.

Photography by Cristina Sato ’11

Student Artwork on Display

November 11th, 2010 by Nikolas Markantonatos

The visual arts department features student artwork each semester by hosting Open Studios.


Works by Cory Mims ’11 explore the idea of internal organs using different types of media.


Different aspects of childhood are explored in work by Johanna Gavin ’11.

This piece is by Brian Blum ’11 explores iconography and context of images in visual culture.


Work by Camila Matho ’11 explores memories and how people store them.


Pieces by Elizabeth Marshall ’11 explore the human body and popular icons in society.


Work by Kathryn Cody ’11 explores journey of material, journey of technique, physical journey and journey of self.


Other pieces displayed as part of Open Studios.

Photography by Cristina Sato ’11

Daytime and Nighttime Views of Residence Hall Construction

November 11th, 2010 by Nikolas Markantonatos

The exterior of the 156-bed townhouse-style residence hall, which is scheduled for completion in the summer of 2011, is nearly complete.

The residence hall seen during the evening. View more construction images, and watch construction of the new residence hall in “real time” via our webcam.

Photography by Cristina Sato ’11

Holy Cross Students Attend Conference on Naval Academy Science and Engineering

November 10th, 2010 by csteuer

Robert Nazarian ’12 and Jeffery Delisio ’11  pose with Astronaut James Lovell, commander of the Apollo 13 moon mission.

Nazarian and Delisio are currently attending the Naval Academy Science and Engineering Conference in Annapolis. The students are learning about cyber security, transportation (energy grid) and disaster preparedness.

This is the first year Holy Cross students have been invited to the event.

Learn more about the Naval Academy Science and Engineering Conference

Theatre Departments Puts on Production of ‘Hay Fever’

November 10th, 2010 by Nikolas Markantonatos

The Holy Cross theatre department presents the British comedy Hay Fever in Fenwick Theatre. Set in the 1920s, the production required elaborate costumes. View photos of past productions on the theatre department website.

Photography by Rob Mack

Photograph by Bill Rynders

Holy Cross Women’s Basketball Team Hosts Clinic for Local Students

November 9th, 2010 by csteuer

The Holy Cross women’s basketball team hosted a clinic for students at Worcester East Middle School. Coach Bill Gibbons, members of the basketball team and students from Worcester East Middle School talk about the experience to NECN/Channel 3. Watch the video online

Coach Bill Gibbons addresses students from Worcester East Middle School.

Assistant Coach Chante Bonds talks to NECN/Channel 3’s Melissa Toupin.

Alyssa May ’11 gets ready to run drills with the students.

Alexis Nicholas ’13 shows the students a passing drill.

Photography by Jen Kagno

The Many Shades of Campus Life on an Autumn Afternoon

November 2nd, 2010 by Nikolas Markantonatos

Steve Hahneman ’13 enjoys a quiet place to study in Memorial Plaza before sunset.

A student walks through Kimball Quad.

A squirrel peeks around a tree outside of Fenwick Hall.

The trees lining Linden Lane let go of their final leaves as the sun hovers about the science complex late in the afternoon.

Clear blue skies flood the Swords Atrium, inside the science complex, with light.

Students from the Nativity School of Worcester gather for a game of flag football on Hart Lawn as construction on the new apartment building continues.

Photography by Dan DeConinck ’13

Sports Teams Hard at Work Throughout the Week

November 2nd, 2010 by Nikolas Markantonatos

The men’s rowing team finishes a grueling workout in the Hart Center.

Photograph by Dan DeConinck ’13