Archive for February, 2010

Pink the Rink: Men’s Hockey Raises Over $8,000 for Breast Cancer

February 13th, 2010 by csteuer

The Holy Cross men’s hockey team defeated Bentley, 4-0, in Atlantic Hockey action in front of a crowd of 2,009 at the Hart Center on Feb. 13 on “Pink The Rink” night. Holy Cross wore a special edition pink jersey to show its support for breast cancer awareness. The jerseys were auctioned off throughout the game as they raised $8,070 with all the proceeds going to the Levine Cancer Center in Worcester.


Holy Cross professor and breast cancer survivor Helen Freear-Papio (modern languages and literatures) drops the ceremonial puck.


The team celebrates after a goal!


Sophomore forward Jay Silvia (Burlington, Mass.) was named the AT&T Crusader of the Week, for competition from February 8-14.


It was also winter homecoming at Holy Cross as freshman goalie Thomas Tysowsky was awarded the MVP trophy by Tom Mahon ‘85 from the Holy Cross Club of Worcester.

Students Weather Snowstorm on Campus

February 10th, 2010 by


Students walk in front of Dinand Library during a snowstorm.

Photograph by Tim Paquette ’11

Recreation Services Puts ‘Olympic Twist’ on February Activities

February 6th, 2010 by


Pictured on Mount Sunapee in Newbury, N.H., are from left, Carson Townsend ’12, Cecile Rivera-Llorens ’12, Maria Dipoto ’12, and J. Kevin Crowley ’12. To encourage students to get into the Olympic Spirit, says Kristen Gleason, assistant director of Student Programs & Involvement for Recreation, all regularly scheduled February activities sponsored by Recreation Services include an Olympic twist, including this Feb. 6 ski trip.

Photograph by Kristen Gleason

Teddy Bear Toss During Basketball Game Raises Funds for Haitian Relief

February 6th, 2010 by


The Class of 2012 sponsored a teddy bear toss to benefit Haitian relief during the men’s basketball game in the Hart Center.

Photograph by Kristin Keegan ’11

Photo Taken in Kenya as Part of Holy Cross Study Abroad Program Earns Happny ’10 Award

February 6th, 2010 by


Nora Happny ’10 won first place prize in the sixth annual Colleges of Worcester Consortium Arts Show at ARTSWorcester’s Aurora Gallery for her photo titled “The Little Engine That Could.” The photo was shot in Kenya when she participated in the College’s new Study Abroad program. Read more here.

Sculpture by Holy Cross Student Earns Honorable Mention in Art Show

February 6th, 2010 by


This sculpture, titled “The Protector,” earned Thanh Nguyen ’10 an honorable mention in this year’s Colleges of Worcester Consortium Arts Show.

Newly-Renovated Haberlin Hall Features Science Café

February 1st, 2010 by


Students congregate in the science center café located in the newly-renovated Haberlin Hall. The menu features breakfast and lunch sandwiches, fresh fruit and yogurt, salads, soup creations with add-ins, cheesecake with toppings, tea and organic fair trade coffee and assorted chilled beverages.

Photography by Tim Paquette ’11

Holy Cross Student Paints ‘Black Mount Rushmore’

February 1st, 2010 by



Mary Kate O’Keefe ’11, a visual arts studio major with a double minor in French and art history, painted “Black Mount Rushmore” on a window in front of the Hogan Campus Center as part of Black History Month.

Photography by Nick Markantonatos