Archive for June, 2011

24 Students Take Part in Summer Business Program at Holy Cross

June 17th, 2011 by

Twenty-four Holy Cross students taking part in the College’s unique Summer Business Program pose in the Smith Labs courtyard. First row, left to right: Mark Lussier ’13, Emily Correia ’14, Michael Conetta ’14, David Chu, director of the prebusiness program, Jessica Daly ’12, Quinn Korzeniecki ’12, Margaret Mackinson ’13, Angela Choi ’12; second row, left to right: James Boyne ’12, Danielle Breen ’14, Jessica Dodakian ’14, Francheska Jimenez ’14, Jacqueline Esperti ’12; third row, left to right: Kasha Kiros ’13, Jeff Harris ’12, Thomas Kelly ’14, Charles Mills ’12, Sandro Silva ’13, Jordan Edwards ’12, Michael Sheehan ’13; fourth row, left to right: Jordan Stevens ’13, Devin Brown ’12, Caroline Pedlow ’13, Andrew Coury ’13 and Edward Houghton ’13. Watch a video to hear students and alumni talk about the program.

Photograph by John Buckingham

Holy Cross Donates $5,000 Toward Tornado Relief Efforts

June 17th, 2011 by

Edward Augustus, director of government and community relations at Holy Cross, presents a $5,000 check to an American Red Cross volunteer during a Worcester Tornadoes baseball game at Hanover Insurance Park at Fitton Field on the College’s campus. The funds will go to the “Worcester Cares” relief fundraising effort to help victims of tornadoes that devastated parts of Western and Central Massachusetts earlier in the month.

Photograph by Matt Kennis

UMass Medical School Bestows Honorary Degree on Bob Wright ’65

June 5th, 2011 by

Michael Collins ’77, chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Medical School, presents honorary degrees to Autism Speaks founders Bob Wright ’65, and his wife Suzanne, at the university’s 38th commencement ceremonies.  “That all may know of our appreciation for your dedication to autism advocacy and the remarkable achievements of Autism Speaks, the University of Massachusetts Worcester confers upon you the Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa,” their honorary degree citation read in part.

Photograph by John Gillooly

Construction Vehicles at Work Behind Hogan for Landscaping Renovation Project

June 3rd, 2011 by

Construction vehicles remove the walkway behind the Hogan Campus Center as the area undergoes extensive landscaping renovation. Read more about the project, view the artist’s rendering, and watch construction of the landscaping renovation in real time via a webcam.

Photograph by John Buckingham