Posts Tagged ‘campus’

Students Learn More About Getting Involved at Co-Curricular Extravaganza

September 14th, 2016 by Jessica McCaughey

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Students learn more about campus life and the many activities on Mount St. James at the annual Co-Curricular Extravaganza, sponsored by the Purple Key Society and held in Hogan Ballroom. With more than 100 clubs and organizations to satisfy just about every interest, there are unlimited personal and professional development opportunities — all while ensuring students make memories that will last a lifetime.

Photo by Elizabeth Gorrill ’18

Drone Captures Springtime Splendor

May 12th, 2016 by Jessica McCaughey

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A drone camera captures the O’Kane clock tower and Dinand Library.

Local High School Students Compete in Annual Classics Day

April 8th, 2016 by Jessica McCaughey

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Local high school students compete in the 44th annual Classics Day, hosted by the Holy Cross classics department. The day features a series of events relating to both the study and experience of ancient Roman culture and is designed to familiarize students with the classics department, its faculty, and current students. More than 500 students from 22 area high schools attended this year’s event and participated in various challenges and contests, including a manuscripts challenge, costume contest, trivia, and an art contest.

Photograph by Tom Rettig

Students Express Gratitude on Philanthropy Day

March 28th, 2016 by Jessica McCaughey

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Students write thank you notes to donors during Holy Cross’ annual Philanthropy Day. The annual tradition is a day where students celebrate the importance of donor generosity and express their gratitude.

Photography by Tom Rettig

Students Discuss Genocide Prevention at Annual Presidential Scholars Symposium

February 20th, 2016 by csteuer

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On Feb. 20, Holy Cross students met to discuss genocide prevention and an emerging international policy norm known as the “Responsibility to Protect” (R2P), as part of the annual Presidential Scholars Public Policy Symposium on campus.

The annual symposium provides an intellectually challenging forum for Presidential Scholars to explore compelling issues of public policy with their peers. Previously the scholars have confronted policy challenges related to global warming, U.S. immigration, global health issues, and the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake.

Photography by Natalie Sanchez ’16

Holy Cross Community Bids Farewell to Distinguished Employee

February 1st, 2016 by Jessica McCaughey

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Donna Wrenn, director of employee relations, delivers remarks during a farewell reception in her honor in the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom. Hundreds showed up to honor Wrenn for her unparalleled devotion to Holy Cross. She served 55 years of loyal and distinguished service under six different presidents, from Rev. Raymond J. Swords, S.J., to Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J.
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Fr. Boroughs and members of the Office of Human Resources noted Wrenn’s extraordinary commitment to the mission of Holy Cross and unwavering attention to the welfare of those in the Holy Cross Community.
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During the reception, Worcester mayor Joseph M. Petty presented Wrenn with a key to the city.

Photography by John Buckingham

Students Partake In Annual Non-Profit Careers Conference

January 22nd, 2016 by Jessica McCaughey

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Holy Cross community members gather in Rehm Library for the 10th annual Non-Profit Careers Conference. The conference introduces students considering careers in non-profit and community based organizations, activism, public service, and social change.
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The program is taught by Holy Cross alumni, faculty and staff working within a non-profit or public service setting at the international, national, regional, and local levels. Sessions include an introduction to Vocation and Discernment, the business side of non-profits, and networking events.
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In addition to lectures, Stephanie Yuhl, director of Montserrat program and professor of history, ran an interactive workshop on public speaking and listening with substance. With assistance from various Holy Cross community members, students benefited from small group discussions, and individualized attention.

Photography by Tom Rettig

Morning Skies at Holy Cross

December 21st, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey

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The morning sun brings brilliant skies over the Holy Cross campus.

Photograph by John Cannon

Holy Cross Prepares for Advent Season

November 25th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey

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Facilities department staff member, Arthur Allard hangs an Advent wreath in St. Joseph Memorial Chapel. The College will celebrate the Advent season with various events including an annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony, Advent Festival of Lessons and Carols, and weekly mass.

Photo by Tom Rettig

Student Group Holds Prayer for Jesuit Martyrs of El Salvador

November 16th, 2015 by Nikolas Markantonatos

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At noon today, members of the Holy Cross community gathered for a brief prayer service at the edge of the Hogan Courtyard, where eight large crosses representing the martyrs of El Salvador, are on display. The service was sponsored by the student group Pax Christi which strives to create a world that reflects the Peace of Christ by exploring, articulating and bearing witness to the call of Christian nonviolence. “As we gather to honor their witness, we must acknoweledge the victims of violence who cry out to us today from Paris, Beirut, Syria, Israel, Palestine, Mexico, and from all corners of the Earth,” said Marty Kelly, associate director of the Chaplains’ Office, in opening remarks.

Photograph by Tom Rettig