Posts Tagged ‘staff’

First Game Spirit!

September 29th, 2014 by smorriss

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Leah and Sarah Kilby, the daughters of Kate Kilby in Holy Cross Human Resources, and Kaeleigh and Maeve Sullivan, the daughters of Brenda Hounsell Sullivan in Student Affairs, brought their pint-sized purple pride to the first home football game of the season. The Crusaders bested Morgan State 29-26.

Members of Holy Cross Community Take Part in Worcester Pride Event

September 6th, 2014 by Nikolas Markantonatos

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Members of the student organization Pride and members of the faculty and staff group Outfront march in the Worcester Pride parade. From left, Florencia Anggoro, assistant professor of psychology (and her son Cole); Stephanie Crist, visiting assistant professor of sociology; Greta Kenney, coordinator of diversity leadership and education; Siobhan Plummer ’18; Natalie Correa ’17; Heather Cannon ’16; Sam Zurn ’15; Kayla Lopez ’17; and Keith Plummer ’17.

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From left, Stephanie Crist, visiting assistant professor of sociology; Heather Cannon ’16; Natalie Correa ’17; Kayla Lopez ’17; Keith Plummer ’17; Scott Malia, assistant professor of theatre; Siobhan Plummer ’18; Sam Zurn ’15; Greta Kenney, coordinator of diversity leadership and education; and Florencia Anggoro, assistant professor of psychology.

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From left, Heather Cannon ’16; Keith Plummer ’17; Natalie Correa ’17 (holding banner); Kayla Lopez ’17; Siobhan Plummer ’18; and Sam Zurn ’15.

Holy Cross Jesuits Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

August 22nd, 2014 by Nikolas Markantonatos

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Rev. John Savard, rector and professor in the education program, douses Rev. James Hayes, S.J., associate chaplain for mission, as part of the ASL ice bucket challenge. Several members of the Jesuit community participated after accepting the challenge from the Holy Cross Admissions team. Participants included, from left, Rev. Thomas Murphy, S.J., ’81, a visiting lecturer in the history department last academic year; Rev. Paul Harman, S.J., vice president for mission; Fr. Savard; Fr. Hayes; Rev. Thomas McMurray, S.J., chaplain and director of mission and identity, Admissions at the Nativity School of Worcester; and Keith Maczkiewicz, S.J., assistant chaplain.
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Fr. Hayes drenches Fr. McMurray. The Jesuit community will be making a donation to Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester to support the care of individuals with ALS.

Photography by Tom Rettig

Galician Bagpiper Cristina Pato Plays to a Packed House at the Launch of ATB@HC

April 24th, 2014 by csteuer

Galician bagpiper, pianist, and composer Cristina Pato has been named visiting artist-in residence at the College of the Holy Cross. A member of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road, Pato’s residency is part of the launch of “Arts Transcending Borders” (ATB@HC), a new initiative designed to infuse the fine and performing arts in students’ academic lives and create new opportunities throughout the curriculum and the community by transcending cultural, geographic and disciplinary boundaries. Pato kicked off ATB@HC with a performance, accompanied by her band the “Migrations,” at the College’s Academic Conference yesterday to a packed house in the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom.

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Photography by Louie Despres.

Holy Cross Donates Used Furniture to Those in Need

April 2nd, 2014 by Nikolas Markantonatos

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Holy Cross employees collect used furniture for donation to Institutional Recycling Network (IRN).

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The furniture will be sent to schools and clinics in the Dominican Republic.

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Joan Anderson, purchasing  manager at Holy Cross, and Joel Bradford, of IRN, stand behind the loading truck. The program was a coordinated effort between Anderson, Thad Whitcher, inventory, and Brian Griffin, assistant director for environmental services and sustainability. Physical Plant staff helped load the truck.

Photography by Darien Henry ’14

Six Honored During Fifth Annual Women’s Appreciation Banquet

March 20th, 2014 by Nikolas Markantonatos

The Brother to Brother Committee and the Black Student Union honored six at the fifth annual Women’s Appreciation Banquet celebrating Women’s History Month in Hogan 401.

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Honorees were, front row, from left, Virginia Coakley, assistant chaplain and director of Protestant and ALANA (African-American, Latin American, Asian-American, and Native American) ministries; Rose Marie Caranci, administrative assistant for the Office of Multicultural Education and the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards; Sue Finne, administrative assistant for Residence Life and Housing; and Amy Murphy, director of the Career Planning Center. Mary Hobgood, associate professor of religious studies, and Ann Zelesky, associate director of athletics, were also honored but were not in attendance. Members of the Brother to Brother Committee stand behind the honorees. They are, from left, Irvin Scott ’14, Gary Acquah ’14, Anthony Russo ’14, Aaron Jackson’14, and Darien Henry ’14.

 

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“The purpose of the event is simply to give back to the women who have been consistent role models, leaders and true dedicated supporters of and for the Holy Cross comunity over the years. Students from multiple multicultural student organizations and registered student organizations voted to elect recipients who impact them in a professional and personal way,” said Henry, a member of the committee, who is seen here with Murphy.

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Roses were distributed to all women in attendance.

Photography by Darien Henry ’14

 

Diversity Expert Gives Talk at Second Annual MLK Breakfast

January 21st, 2014 by Nikolas Markantonatos

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Damon A. Williams, the senior vice president for programs, training, and youth development services for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, delivers the keynote address at the second annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast held in the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom. Williams was previously associate vice chancellor, vice provost, chief diversity officer, and faculty member at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
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David Harris, director of College choirs and lecturer in the music department, conducts the Holy Cross Chamber Singers.

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The Chamber Singers entertain the crowd. The event was co-sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Education and the Diversity Leadership Team.
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Jacqueline Peterson, vice president for Student Affairs and dean of students, enjoys the event. She paid tribute to Nelson Mandela as part of the program.

Photography by Dan Vaillancourt

Holy Cross Remembers Nelson Mandela

December 6th, 2013 by Christian Santillo

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The Holy Cross community remembers the life of Nelson Mandela, his tireless work for social justice, and his leadership by example. This afternoon, students, faculty and staff gathered to hear readings of Mandela’s writing and to observe a moment of silence, followed by the South African National Anthem. His memory will also be honored at faith services throughout the weekend, as well as during a celebration of Kwanzaa.

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Photos by Stephen Albano

Students Share Science-Inspired Creative Writing in Science Library

April 18th, 2013 by Nikolas Markantonatos

Twelve Holy Cross students pose before reading selected passages from their science-inspired creative writing in the O’Callahan Science Library in Swords Hall. Passages from the students’ writing were on display in the science library in poster sized renditions. The second annual event, titled “Opposites Attract: Exploring the Bond Between Science and Literature,” is part of a course taught by Leila Philip, associate professor of English. Front row, from left, are Barbara Merolli, science librarian, and Philip.

Photograph by John Morton ’15

Holy Cross Community Gathers for Boston Marathon Interfaith Vigil

April 17th, 2013 by Nikolas Markantonatos

Scores of students, faculty and staff gather at St. Joseph Memorial Plaza for an Interfaith Prayer of Lament two days after the Boston Marathon tragedy. The gathering offered an opportunity to voice grief, offer prayers for the victims, and lift up desires for a more peaceful world in the face of the bombings at the marathon.

Photography by John Morton ’15