Archive for June, 2016

Students Embark on Holy Cross for Chamber Music Institute

June 25th, 2016 by Jessica McCaughey


Brazilian percussionist Marcus Santos leads a lively and challenging drumming workshop with participants in the 2016 Chamber Music Institute. The Institute, now in its third consecutive year, provides a week long residential session of chamber music immersion, in which students play along with faculty in small ensembles and are offered engaging workshops including drumming with Marcus Santos, Alexander Technique with Tommy Thompson and a string masterclass and conducting workshop with violinist, conductor and Professor at Indiana University, Joseph Swensen.

Children Crowd Microscopes Donated by Holy Cross

June 20th, 2016 by Jessica McCaughey



Children of Uganda crowd around microscopes donated by the Holy Cross biology department. Members of the department collaborated with Jacki Creed Ebone ’86, president of The Giving Creed, a non­profit combining philanthropy and scientific equipment sales, who facilitated the “gift in kind” to Generis International. Generis International seeks to mitigate the negative impact of poverty on orphans and vulnerable children in Africa. As part of their work, they build educational capacity, including setting up science labs in rural areas.

Photos provided by Jacki Creed Ebone ’86

Meyer ’45 Returns to Campus for ROTC Celebration

June 12th, 2016 by Jessica McCaughey


Ed Meyer ’45 poses with current unit officers of the College of the Holy Cross Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps. Meyer, a member of the first unit at Holy Cross, returned to campus for the O’Callahan Society dinner during reunion weekend.