Posts Tagged ‘Hogan Campus Center’

Celebrating 20 Years of Impact

May 23rd, 2017 by Rebecca Fater

Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Jackie Peterson stands with College President Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J. at a reception honoring Peterson.

Jackie Peterson, vice president for student affairs and dean of students, gazes around the room with gratitude at a reception held in her honor. Peterson will retire at the close of the academic year, capping 20 years at Holy Cross where she was the first female, first person of color and first lay person appointed to the president’s cabinet. Members of the campus community, including Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., College president (pictured with Peterson), attended the May 18th reception held at the Hogan Campus Center to thank Peterson for her service and dedication.

Students Learn More About Getting Involved at Co-Curricular Extravaganza

September 14th, 2016 by Jessica McCaughey


Students learn more about campus life and the many activities on Mount St. James at the annual Co-Curricular Extravaganza, sponsored by the Purple Key Society and held in Hogan Ballroom. With more than 100 clubs and organizations to satisfy just about every interest, there are unlimited personal and professional development opportunities — all while ensuring students make memories that will last a lifetime.

Photo by Elizabeth Gorrill ’18

Students Dance to Raise More Than $30,000 For AIDS Research

February 16th, 2016 by csteuer



On Jan. 30, students, staff and alumni at the College of the Holy Cross danced the night away in the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom and raised $33,787 for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation at the annual dance marathon hosted by Holy Cross Dance Marathon (HCDM). Participants danced from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m., to the theme “Ignite the Night.” Actress Fatima Ptacek, the voice of Nickelodeon’s “Dora the Explorer” and an ambassador of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, flew in for the event.  She also blogged about the dance marathon for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation’s website.



Pulitzer Prize-Winning Couple Delivers 50th Annual Hanify-Howland Memorial Lecture

November 5th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey


Co-chairs Brendan Healey ’16 and Abigail Oliver ’17, along with faculty advisor, Professor Sarah Luria welcome Pulitzer prize-winning couple, Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn to the 50th annual Hannify-Howland Memorial Lecture. The lecture, which recognizes individuals who have distinguished themselves in the realm of public service in honor of Edward Hanify, a member of the graduating class of 1904, and Weston Howland, addressed challenges facing America today.


The husband-and-wife duo addressed Holy Cross community members with a talk entitled, “Why Students Should Care About the World—& Change It”. Using their own experiences as journalists, Kristof and WuDunn inspired students to shape and contribute to a meaningful global environment.



At the close of the lecture students and guests engaged with the speakers during a question and answer session, followed by a book signing in the Hogan ballroom.

Read more about how Pulitzer-winning couple urges values-informed public policy in HC talk from Worcester’s Telegram & Gazette here.

Photography by Rob Carlin

Students Attend ‘Fresh Check Day’ Wellness Fair

September 15th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey


Students attend the first annual “Fresh Check Day” wellness fair on the Hogan Courtyard. The event, sponsored by Counseling Outreach Peer Educators (COPE), is the signature program of The Jordan Porco Foundation. JPF works closely with colleges, including Holy Cross, to bring awareness of mental health resources and coping strategies to college campuses. It is a celebratory event with interactive booths, free food, and prizes.

Photo by Tom Rettig


Food Truck Fridays Kicks Off Semester

September 4th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey


At the conclusion of inflatable laser tag, students line up on the Hogan Courtyard for ‘Food Truck Friday’. Brought to campus by Perfect Parties, the Campus Activities Board hosted an inflatable laser tag competition during Holy Cross’ traditional Welcome Week. Following the activities, the Office of Student Involvement ’s Food Truck Friday kicked off the semester with Sweet Tomatoes Pizza Truck. ‘Food Truck Fridays’ is free to Holy Cross students all September long with upcoming food trucks, The Dog Father and Dylan and Pete’s Ice Cream.

Photo by Tom Rettig

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

Holy Cross Celebrates Purple Pride Day

April 17th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey


Students on campus celebrate the annual Holy Cross Purple Pride Day. Members of the Purple Key Society decorated the campus in the early hours, sponsored events throughout the day to promote school spirit, and offered giveaways in the Hogan Campus Center.


The celebration capped off with live music on the Hogan Courtyard by Holy Cross student band, Karate in the Garage, and food trucks serving frozen hoagies, pizza, and kettle corn.

Photos by Tom Rettig

An Amazing Place for an Amazing Race

April 12th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey


Twenty teams of two gathered outside of the Hogan Campus Center to begin the third annual Holy Cross Amazing Race, sponsored by the Student Government Association and the Office of Recreation, Intramurals, and Club Sports. Teams competed for clues in both physical and mental challenges including completing puzzles, a field goal and more to advance through the on-campus course.


In a second attempt for one of the three cash prizes, student blogger Andrew Cook ’15, right, and cousin Ben Nicholson ’17 represented Team To In-Fitton-y and Beyond, a reference to the Fitton Football Stadium at Holy Cross. Alas, first place was taken by Will Bowers ’15 and Gavin Millay ’15, followed by Joseph Metzger ’17 and Joseph DeVivo ’17 in second place and third to Justin Marino ‘16 and Jeff Daniels ’16.

Holy Cross Announces Spring Concert Performer

April 9th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey


Scores of students anxiously await the announcement of the Spring Concert performer in the Hogan Campus Center. Sponsored by the Campus Activities Board, Spring Concert closes the annual Spring Weekend festival for students featuring a pig roast, carnival and fireworks.


After much anticipation, CAB unveiled award-winning artist Jessie J with DJ Pup Dawg for the May 4th show.

Photography by Tom Rettig