Archive for February, 2011

Ballroom Dance Club Dances Its Way Onto Cover of Holy Cross Magazine

February 27th, 2011 by Nikolas Markantonatos

The Holy Cross Ballroom Dance team held its 12th annual Ballroom Dance Competition on Feb. 27. Each year Holy Cross hosts the competition, inviting dozens of school teams across the Northeast. Be sure to see all the glitter, glamour and glide of Holy Cross’ Ballroom Dance Club in the spring issue of Holy Cross Magazine. In the special dance cover feature, you’ll also meet two club alumni who have just turned their co-curricular passion into a professional pursuit.

Photography by Pat O’Connor

Acclaimed Author Gives Reading

February 16th, 2011 by Nikolas Markantonatos

John Edgar Wideman, distinguished author of more than 20 works of fiction and non-fiction, reads a selection of his recent works in the Rehm Library. The event was sponsored by the College’s Creative Writing Program and the Jenks Chair of Contemporary Letters.

Photograph by Tina Sato ’11

Memorial Service Honors Visual Arts Professor

February 8th, 2011 by Nikolas Markantonatos

The College Choir performs in the Brooks Concert Hall during a memorial concert and celebration for Joanna E. (Jody) Ziegler, a longtime faculty member in the visual arts department who passed away last November.  Prior to the event, a meet and greet was held in the Cantor Art Gallery. A reception followed in the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom.

Photograph by Peter Veillette ’12

Crucifixion Scene Covered in Snow

February 6th, 2011 by Nikolas Markantonatos

The 15-foot high monument of the Crucifixion scene, which overlooks the Jesuit cemetery, south of St. Joseph Chapel, as seen on a clear, cold day.

Photograph by Tricia Dunn ’12

Men’s Ice Hockey Raises $800 for Cancer Charity

February 5th, 2011 by Nikolas Markantonatos

The second annual “Pink the Rink” benefit game, sponsored by the Holy Cross men’s ice hockey team, brought in more than $800 for Pink Revolution, a local charity that supports women suffering from breast cancer at UMass Memorial Hospital. Watch seniors Matt Celin and J.P. Martignetti talk about what the game and fundraiser means for their team on New England Cable News/”Worcester News Tonight”.


Shrewsbury Cub Scout Pack 114 presents the colors for the anthem sang by Monica Weber ’11.


Breast cancer survivor Jacqueline Peterson, vice president for Student Affairs and dean of students at Holy Cross, drops the ceremonial puck.

Photography by Jennifer Whipple