Archive for August, 2012

First-Year Students Get Lots of Helping Hands on Move-In Day

August 25th, 2012 by Nikolas Markantonatos

Some of the 200 students who volunteered to help first-year students move in to their residence halls on Aug. 25 are pictured in front of Wheeler Hall.


Approximately 60 alumni, parents and family members also pitched in to ensure first-year students made a smooth transition to college life. Some of them are pictured on the Hogan Courtyard. Read more about move-in day, and watch a video.

Photography by Dan Vaillancourt

Holy Cross Students Clean Up Canal District

August 22nd, 2012 by csteuer

Holy Cross students clean up the Canal District in preparation for Worcester’s “Canalfest” celebration.  The students picked up trash and evened out the landscape as part of the Odyssey community service trip.  Odyssey is a one-week program—with a mixture of workshops, field trips, discussions, and volunteer and social programs—open to all first-year ALANA and international students.

Hart Center Pool Reopens Following Summer Renovations

August 21st, 2012 by Nikolas Markantonatos

Jan Yburan ’14, a chemistry major and member of the men’s swim team, is among the first to swim in the newly renovated Hart Pool. The pool underwent significant renovations this summer.

Photograph by Nick Markantonatos