Archive for September, 2010

Relay for Life Raises $2,000 for American Cancer Society

September 29th, 2010 by

Hundreds of Holy Cross students, faculty, and staff participated in a student-organized 24-hour walkathon that raised more than $2,000 for the American Cancer Society. The money will go directly to cancer research. For the full 24 hours, there was at least one participant walking. In addition, 20 to 30 participants spent the night on the track.

Photograph by Tim Paquette ’11

Four Faculty Members Receive Swords Medals for 25 Years of Service to the College

September 28th, 2010 by

Timothy R. Austin, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College, delivers remarks before Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J., president, hands three faculty members with a Raymond J. Swords, S.J., Faculty Medal. The medal honors members of the faculty who have served Holy Cross for 25 years or more.

Kim McElaney, who had worked in the Chaplains’ Office for 25 years, was posthumously awarded a Swords Medal. Fr. McFarland presents her husband, Tim Cox, with the honor. Dean Austin is seen in the background.

Photography by John Buckingham

Holy Cross Raises $12K in Walk to Cure Cancer

September 26th, 2010 by

More than 400 members of the Holy Cross community participated in the 2010 Walk to Cure Cancer at UMass Medical School. Coupled with the College’s institutional contribution, participants raised more than $12,000 for cancer research.

Photography by Cynthia Price

Women in Business Conference Offers Alumnae, Students Networking Opportunity

September 25th, 2010 by

Carolyn O’Keefe ’78, senior vice president of marketing at IHOP Corporation, delivers the keynote speech during the fifth annual Women in Business Conference, held in the Hogan Campus Center at Holy Cross.

O’Keefe with the conference’s student organizers, from left, Donna Le ’11, Kristen Buonassisi ’12 and Juliana Biolsi ’12.

Photography by Rob Carlin

O’Kane Hall on a Clear, Sunny Day

September 17th, 2010 by

Photograph by Cristina Sato ’11

This is What They Call Grab & Go?

September 17th, 2010 by

An assortment of refrigerated items — freshly-squeezed orange juice, yogurt parfaits, and mixed fruit cups, among them — in the College’s new science café make for a colorful display.

Photograph by Cristina Sato ’11

Portraits of a Student

September 17th, 2010 by

A student examines the latest Cantor Art Gallery exhibition, Tom Zetterstrom: Portraits of American Trees.

Photography by Cristina Sato ’11

Holy Cross Students ‘Stand Up Against Poverty’

September 17th, 2010 by

Gordon Wong ’11 and Carly Dominick-Sobol ’12, members of Holy Cross’ chapter of Oxfam America, took photos of fellow students holding posters containing facts about poverty as part of the national Stand Up Against Poverty campaign. Here is a sampling of the more than 300 photos taken on Sept. 17.

Study Abroad Fair Allows Second-Year Students to Explore Global Opportunities

September 14th, 2010 by

Second-year students converge around displays during the annual Study Abroad Fair held in the Hogan Ballroom. Class of 2011 Study Abroad students shared their experiences about host programs and answered questions about living and studying abroad.

Students representing the Florence, Italy Study Abroad program site.

Photography by Matthew Atanian

Ecology Class Climbs Mount Eisenhower

September 11th, 2010 by

Biology Professor Robert Bertin’s General Ecology class is seen in the alpine zone atop the 4,780 foot Mount Eisenhower in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, with Mount Washington (highest point in New England) at the rear left. The climb was a class field trip to examine changes in vegetation with altitude. The flag was planted by a group of hikers dubbed Flags on the 48, which memorializes the victims of 9/11 each year by flying an American flag on each of the 48 4,000+ foot peaks in New Hampshire for the day.

Photograph by Libby Mazzeo ’13