Archive for July, 2015

Holy Cross Hosts Disability History Exhibit

July 20th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey


College of the Holy Cross hosts the Disability History Exhibit as part of the anniversary celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This powerful exhibit is a 22-panel collage that traces 3,000 years of seldom-told history. The exhibit is on display July 20-24 in the Student Art Gallery, located in the Hogan Campus Center.

Photo by Tom Rettig

Fr. Boroughs Welcomes Teachers to Himalayan Institute

July 13th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey


Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president of Holy Cross, welcomes teachers to “Literatures, Religions and Arts of the Himalayan Region!,” a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute held at Holy Cross. The annual Himalayan Institute held by Todd Lewis, professor of religious studies, is open to K-12 educators who work in a variety of subject fields. The four week course is a comprehensive interdisciplinary overview of the remarkable Himalayan region defined by the world’s highest mountain range.

Photo by Tom Rettig

Blackstone Heritage Corridor Visitors Center Becomes a Reality

July 7th, 2015 by kethier

Father Boroughs and community leaders

Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., joined Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) as well as, state and local leaders to celebrate the advertisement of Phase 1 of the Blackstone Heritage Corridor Visitor Center in Worcester. This unique destination for Worcester community members, visitors and the National Heritage Corridor will offer many recreational, historical, cultural, and geographic attractions while celebrating the lush landscape of the Blackstone River Valley.