Archive for May, 2012

Fr. McFarland Receives Honorary Degree During Commencement

May 25th, 2012 by Nikolas Markantonatos

Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J., 31st president of the College of the Holy Cross, receives an honorary degree during the 166th Commencement Exercises held on Fitton Field. Rev. Philip Boroughs, the College’s current president, reads his citation, while Frank Vellaccio, senior vice president, places the doctoral hood over Fr. McFarland.

Photography by Dan Vaillancourt

Holy Cross Visual Arts Prof. Works With Local Students to Install New Artwork at Currier Museum of Art

May 24th, 2012 by csteuer

Cristi Rinklin (center), associate professor of visual arts at the College of the Holy Cross, receives some help from two student artists, who attend the New Hampshire Institute of Art (from left) Leah Hoyt and Abbie Ireland. They are currently painting and installing Rinklin’s immersive site-specific installation, titled “Diluvial,” which opens June 9 at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, N.H. Learn more about the exhibit.

Fr. Boroughs Makes a Surprise Appearance at Midnight Breakfast

May 13th, 2012 by csteuer

Fr. Boroughs serves a student at Midnight Breakfast.

Members of the Jesuit community smile for a photo after a job well done! L-R: Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president; Rev. John Gavin, S.J., assistant professor of religious studies; Christopher Ryan, S.J., grants associate; Rev. Gregory Lynch, S.J., assistant chaplain; and Rev. James Hayes, S.J.,  associate chaplain.

Recognizing that students stay up late to study during finals period, administrators at the College of the Holy Cross volunteer each semester to serve the scholars breakfast late into the night. On Sunday May 13, Fr. Boroughs surprised students as he donned an apron and dining services cap and served them bacon and eggs!

Don’t miss out on the late night fun! The menu includes popular breakfast items, such as scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage links, assorted bagels, Belgian waffles and topping bar, assorted juices and nightly specials. See who is serving tonight.

Photography by Rev. John Savard, S.J.

Sun Boxes Make Noise on Hogan Courtyard

May 7th, 2012 by Nikolas Markantonatos

Artist Craig Colorusso stands in the middle of his temporary sound installation “Sun Boxes” in the Hogan Courtyard.


The exhibit is comprised of 20 speakers operating independently, each powered by solar panels. The speakers emit recorded guitar notes in loops of different lengths.

Photography by Christian Santillo