Solar Powered Light is Latest in Holy Cross’ Sustainability Efforts

January 19th, 2011 by nmarkant

A solar powered parking lot light recently went up behind the Hogan Campus Center. The zero-carbon light uses no electricity, and remains illuminated even through several days of inclement weather. Learn more about Holy Cross’ sustainability efforts.

Photography by Nick Markantonatos

Making Way for More Snow?

January 17th, 2011 by nmarkant

A front-end loader removes large mounds of snow in the parking lot behind the Hogan Campus Center following a nearly two-foot snowfall last week.  The excess snow is deposited behind Freshman Field.

Photography by Nick Markantonatos

Snowstorm Dumps Two Feet of Snow in Worcester

January 13th, 2011 by nmarkant

A huge snowstorm dropped 21 inches of snow in Worcester, blanketing the Holy Cross campus in white stuff.

Photography by Nick Markantonatos and Christian Santillo

English Professor Receives Parnassus Award for Scholarly Journal

January 8th, 2011 by nmarkant

Maurice Géracht, co-editor of the scholarly journal Interfaces, holds the Parnassus Award for Significant Editorial Achievement at the Modern Language Association Convention in Los Angeles on Jan. 8. The award is given by the Council of Editors of Learned Journals, an allied organization of the Modern Language Association. Alan Rauch, vice president of the Council of Editors of Learned Journals, stands in the background. Learn more about Géracht’s achievement.

Holy Cross Hosts Lighting Fair

November 22nd, 2010 by nmarkant

Holy Cross’ Presidential Task Force on the Environment will host an Energy Saving Lighting Fair, in which students, faculty and staff can purchase a variety of high-quality energy-efficient lighting products at deep discounts from an Energy Star certified vendor. Here, students view a sample display of the lights in the Swords Atrium a week before the fair.

Photograph by Sean Hager ’11

About 100 Holy Cross Students Take Part in Blood Drive

November 17th, 2010 by nmarkant

Jackie Esperti ’12 donates blood as part of a blood drive hosted by Holy Cross’ Purple Key Society and the American Red Cross. From 2 to 8 p.m., about 100 Holy Cross students dropped by the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom to donate blood for those in need. All the donors received a free American Red Cross water bottle. “Purple Key Society is interested in giving back to the community, so we host three blood drives per year,” said Jen McGill ’12, a member of Purple Key Society.

Photograph by Rachel Salemme ’12

Art Group Claims New Space to Display Student Artwork

November 12th, 2010 by nmarkant

This year the Student Government Association and the Student Art Society, formerly known as Gesso, collaborated to create a new social space for students on the first floor of Hogan, next to the Cool Beans coffee shop. The area gives visual arts students an opportunity to showcase their work.

Photography by Cristina Sato ’11

Student Artwork on Display

November 11th, 2010 by nmarkant

The visual arts department features student artwork each semester by hosting Open Studios.


Works by Cory Mims ’11 explore the idea of internal organs using different types of media.


Different aspects of childhood are explored in work by Johanna Gavin ’11.

This piece is by Brian Blum ’11 explores iconography and context of images in visual culture.


Work by Camila Matho ’11 explores memories and how people store them.


Pieces by Elizabeth Marshall ’11 explore the human body and popular icons in society.


Work by Kathryn Cody ’11 explores journey of material, journey of technique, physical journey and journey of self.


Other pieces displayed as part of Open Studios.

Photography by Cristina Sato ’11

Daytime and Nighttime Views of Residence Hall Construction

November 11th, 2010 by nmarkant

The exterior of the 156-bed townhouse-style residence hall, which is scheduled for completion in the summer of 2011, is nearly complete.

The residence hall seen during the evening. View more construction images, and watch construction of the new residence hall in “real time” via our webcam.

Photography by Cristina Sato ’11

Holy Cross Students Attend Conference on Naval Academy Science and Engineering

November 10th, 2010 by csteuer

Robert Nazarian ’12 and Jeffery Delisio ’11  pose with Astronaut James Lovell, commander of the Apollo 13 moon mission.

Nazarian and Delisio are currently attending the Naval Academy Science and Engineering Conference in Annapolis. The students are learning about cyber security, transportation (energy grid) and disaster preparedness.

This is the first year Holy Cross students have been invited to the event.

Learn more about the Naval Academy Science and Engineering Conference