Fall Adds Color to Campus

October 17th, 2011 by nmarkant

The arrival of cooler temperatures has ushered in fall foliage across campus. Here, two photos at the entrance of Linden Lane on the campus.

Photography by J Kevin Crowley ’12

Co-author of ‘Freakonomics’ Books Delivers Talk, Meets with Students

October 6th, 2011 by nmarkant

Steven Levitt, co-author of the bestselling books “Freakonomics” and “Superfreakonomics,” delivers the 46th Hanify-Howland Memorial Lecture, in the Hogan Ballroom.

Levitt with members of the Hanify-Howland committee and faculty moderators.

Levitt signs a copy of “Freakonomics” for Alexa Child ’12.

Photography by J Kevin Crowley ’12

Sun Set Illuminates Smith Hall

October 5th, 2011 by nmarkant

A student walks through the newly-renovated Hogan Courtyard as Smith Hill is illuminated by the sun set.

Photograph by J Kevin Crowley ’12

Holy Cross Alumni Are Everywhere

October 3rd, 2011 by nmarkant

Frank Barbiero ’13, an anthropology major in the premed program, stands beside James Picone ’80 at the 53rd annual American Society for Radiation Oncology conference in Miami Beach, Fla. Barbiero conducted research with physicians at the Yale School of Medicine last summer, and was exhibiting his research titled “Intralesional Hemorrhage in Patients with Metastatic Melanoma Treated by Gamma Knife Radiation.” During the conference, he happened to meet Picone, who is on the physics staff at the Yale School of Medicine.  “I thought this was a perfect example of how Holy Cross is everywhere,” says Barbiero.

Stanley Cup Makes Stop at Holy Cross

October 1st, 2011 by nmarkant

The Holy Cross men’s and women’s ice hockey teams pose with the Stanley Cup. It was brought to campus courtesy of Matt Chmura ’03, director of communications for the Boston Bruins.

Chmura, right, and Eric Tosi ’03, assistant director of media relations for the Bruins, hoist the Stanley Cup, while being surrounded by the men’s and women’s ice hockey teams. Students at the Nativity School of Worcester also visited campus and took photos with the Stanley Cup. Read more about the exciting day.

Photography by Glenn Perry

Off-Campus Students, Neighbors Gather for Community BBQ

October 1st, 2011 by kmmalone

(Above) Katie Donovan ’12, Ken Calemmo ’12 and Jonathan Choi, a resident of Kendig Street, pose outside the College Hill Civic Association building on Oct. 1, during a community barbeque hosted by off-campus Holy Cross students.  More than 65 students and neighbors attended the event which featured free food, games and live entertainment (see below) provided by Mike Mandrioli ’12, Callie Gorman ’12, and George Matthews ’12.

South African Students Enjoy New England Tradition

October 1st, 2011 by kmmalone

A group of student ambassadors from the University of the Free State is visiting Holy Cross for a 2-week study abroad experience focused on issues of race, cross-cultural dynamics, reconciliation, and social justice. In addition to living in the residence halls, attending classes and participating in co-curricular programming, eight of the students visited a nearby apple orchard and pumpkin patch on Oct. 1 with a group of Holy Cross students.

Photo submitted by Sara Bovat ’14.

Campus Community Participates in UMasss Medicine Cancer Walk

September 25th, 2011 by csteuer
More than 300 students, faculty, and staff members from Holy Cross were among the 10,000 people who participated in the 13th annual UMass Medicine Cancer Walk on Sunday, Sept. 25. The College, which is a flagship sponsor of this fundraising event, raised more than $13,000! Read more about the event.

Cancer Walk

Holy Cross students pose before the walk.

Fr. McFarland chats with students before the walk.

Free Tree Giveaway Brings Hundreds to Holy Cross Campus

September 24th, 2011 by kmmalone

College of the Holy Cross students Zach Burdeau ’13 (left) and Dave Cardaropoli ’13 (right) carry a tree to a Worcester resident’s car on Sept. 24, during the College’s free tree giveaway with the Worcester Tree Initiative, a nonprofit organization dedicated to restoring the region’s urban trees which have been lost to insects and other forces.

Hundreds of people attended the event—including Worcester Mayor Joseph O’Brien and Holy Cross President Michael McFarland, S.J., —to pick up a free tree and receive instructions on how to plant and care for them. Representatives of the SADER (Student Ambassadors Developing External Relationships) Good Neighbor Committee volunteered to help transport trees to residents’ cars.

Photograph by Matt Kennis

Figge Hall Opens Doors to Students

September 21st, 2011 by nmarkant

Figge Hall, which house 156 beds, is the newest residence hall on campus. It is located on the inside loop of McCarthy Lane, near the Hart Recreation Center and the Hogan Campus Center. Learn more about the townhouse-style apartment, and watch a video tour of the new building.

Photograph by Christian Santillo