Spring in Bloom

April 29th, 2011 by nmarkant

The trees and flowering shrubs in front of Alumni Hall in bloom.

Photograph by Tina Sato ’11

Seniors Exhibit Work in Cantor Art Gallery

April 28th, 2011 by nmarkant

The Cantor Art Gallery is currently showcasing artwork produced by graduating seniors in the visual arts department. The exhibition, titled “Major: Works from the 2011 Senior Concentration Seminar,” runs through May 27.


“Atmospheric Refraction,” ink, acrylic, and oil on birch plywood by Wilza Jean.


Installation of photographs by Haley Allen.


One of the pieces of work in Johanna Gavin’s installation.


Brian Blum’s installation features oil paintings on canvas.

Photography by Tina Sato ’11

Chamber Orchestra Performs as Part of Academic Conference

April 27th, 2011 by nmarkant

The Holy Cross Chamber Orchestra played all six of Bach’s Brandenburg Concerti in Brooks Concert Hall as part of this year’s Academic Conference. The performance featured Megan Ross ’11 (flute solo), Kevin Hoenig ’12 (violin solo), Claire Gorman ’13 (flute solo) and Brendan Prast ’14 (viola solo).

Photography by Tina Sato ’11

Holy Cross President With Loyal Alumnus

April 21st, 2011 by nmarkant

Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J., president, and George Paletta Jr. ’84, an orthopedic surgeon and team doctor, in the clubhouse of the St. Louis Cardinals after the admitted students reception Paletta hosted in St. Louis.

Bring Your Child to Work Day Offers Educational and Fun Experience

April 18th, 2011 by nmarkant

Hannah Irish, daughter of Paul Irish, assistant to the vice president for Student Affairs and director of Student Conduct and Community Standards, enjoys coloring during Bring Your Child to Work Day. Sponsored by the Student Government Association, Bring Your Child to Work Day offers activities to help children of Holy Cross faculty and administrators learn about the importance of a college education and learn more about what their parents do at the college.

Photograph by Tina Sato ’11

Sidewalk Chalk Event Lets Students Express Themselves

April 17th, 2011 by nmarkant

Emily Liguori ’14 takes part in Chalk the Walk on the sidewalk outside of the lower Hogan Campus Center. The annual event, sponsored by the Student Art Society, encourages students to express their inner artist.

Photograph by Tim Paquette ’11

President Emeritus Honored at Jesuit Gala

April 12th, 2011 by nmarkant

Rev. John E. Brooks, S.J., ’49, president emeritus of Holy Cross, stands with Kevin Condron ’97, chair of the Board of Trustees during the 11th annual Jesuit Gala at the Marriott Copley Place in Boston. Fr. Brooks received the Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam Award from the New England Province of Jesuits at the event.


From left, Rev. J. Donald Monan, S.J., president of Boston College from 1972-1996, Fr. Brooks, Rev. Aloysius P. Kelley, S.J., president of Fairfield University from 1979-2004, who were also honored at the event, and Rev. Myles N. Sheehan, S.J., provincial of the New England Province of Jesuits.

Photography by John Gillooly

History Class Marks Civil War Anniversary

April 12th, 2011 by nmarkant

History professor Rev. Anthony Kuzniewski, S.J., marked the 150th anniversary of the firing on Fort Sumter and the start of the Civil War in his course, Lincoln and His Legacy. Above, Abraham Lincoln and Fr. Kuzniewski shake hands.

A cake baked by the College’s own Kimball Dining Services included Andrew Jackson’s quote “To the Union: It Must Be Preserved.”

Photography by Derek Gomes ’11

Holy Cross Students Present Research at Mathematics Conference Held on Campus

April 9th, 2011 by nmarkant

As part of the Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting of the American Mathematical Society, Maria Cavicchi ’11, a mathematics major in the health professions advisory program, gives a talk titled “An Alternative Perspective for Modeling HIV” during an undergraduate research session. Hundreds of mathematicians from higher education institutions across the globe attended the conference which was held on the Holy Cross campus on the weekend of April 9 to 10.


Ryan Elizabeth Prendergast ’11, a mathematics major with a concentration in biological psychology in the health professions advisory program, gives a talk titled “Determining the Rate Constant Matrix for a Two Compartment Pharmacokinetic Model.”


Kenneth Golden, a professor of mathematics at the University of Utah, delivers the plenary address titled “Mathematics and the Melting Polar Ice Caps” in the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom.

Photography by Cristina Sato ’11

Mother Nature Plays April’s Fool Joke on Central Massachusetts

April 1st, 2011 by nmarkant

March didn’t exactly go out like a lamb. Several inches of snow fell overnight from March 31 to April 1. But with temperatures reaching above freezing, much of the snow melted by the afternoon.

Photography by Tina Sato ’11