The Many Shades of Campus Life on an Autumn Afternoon

November 2nd, 2010 by nmarkant

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 nmarkant

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

Photograph by Dan DeConinck ’13

Japanese Maple Tree Puts on Display

November 1st, 2010 by nmarkant

The leaves of this Japanese maple tree, seen during sunrise in front of Dinand Library, exhibit a red-orange color reminiscent of fire.

Photograph by Paula Sylvestri

Fall Color on Display

October 25th, 2010 by nmarkant

View more photos of foliage on the Holy Cross campus.

Photograph by FJ Gaylor Photography

Bob Woodward Delivers Talk, Meets With Students

October 20th, 2010 by nmarkant

Bob Woodward, one of America’s most accomplished investigative journalists, delivers a talk before a packed audience in the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom. Read senior Tucker Worthington Wade’s reflection on Woodward’s visit.

Photograph by Cristina Sato ’11

Woodward signs books for Luke Sullivan ’13, left, and Joshua Olson ’13.

Photograph by Nick Markantonatos

Film and Lecture on Northern Uganda Conflict Draws Crowd

October 7th, 2010 by nmarkant

Holy Cross hosted the Invisible Children “Face-to-Face” tour with a screening of the documentary film The Rescue in Seelos Theatre. The film, which explores the use of child soldiers in Uganda, was followed by a discussion. Learn more about the event.

Photograph by Cristina Sato ’11

Cândido ’11 Interns With Ambassador to the Philippines Harry Thomas ’78

October 4th, 2010 by nmarkant

Philippe Cândido ’11 poses with Harry K. Thomas Jr. ’78, ambassador to the Philippines. This summer, Cândido ’11 worked with Thomas at the United States Department of State, U.S. Embassy Manila Office of the Chief of Mission.

Holy Cross Celebrates World Smile Day

October 1st, 2010 by nmarkant

The Holy Cross community is all smiles for World Smile Day. Charlie Ball, son of Harvey Ball, a Worcester native who invented the smiley face, presents Rev. Michael C. McFarland, president of Holy Cross, with a “You’ve Been Smiled!” certificate.

Photograph by Tim Paquette ’11

Student Affairs hosted a “Smile Station” on the first floor of the Hogan Campus Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. where free smiley face goods and information about Worcester was available.

Photograph by Cristina Sato ’11

At 12:30 p.m., 200 free smiley face cookies were available.

Photograph by Cristina Sato ’11

Relay for Life Raises $2,000 for American Cancer Society

September 29th, 2010 by nmarkant

Hundreds of Holy Cross students, faculty, and staff participated in a student-organized 24-hour walkathon that raised more than $2,000 for the American Cancer Society. The money will go directly to cancer research. For the full 24 hours, there was at least one participant walking. In addition, 20 to 30 participants spent the night on the track.

Photograph by Tim Paquette ’11

Four Faculty Members Receive Swords Medals for 25 Years of Service to the College

September 28th, 2010 by nmarkant

Timothy R. Austin, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College, delivers remarks before Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J., president, hands three faculty members with a Raymond J. Swords, S.J., Faculty Medal. The medal honors members of the faculty who have served Holy Cross for 25 years or more.

Kim McElaney, who had worked in the Chaplains’ Office for 25 years, was posthumously awarded a Swords Medal. Fr. McFarland presents her husband, Tim Cox, with the honor. Dean Austin is seen in the background.

Photography by John Buckingham