Posts Tagged ‘Hogan Campus Center’

Seniors Share Their Experiences at Study Abroad Fair

September 4th, 2013 by

Seniors who studied abroad last year hosted a Study Abroad Fair for the Class of 2016. Seniors shared their academic and cultural experiences while they were abroad.

From left, Erick Diaz ’14, Nathalie Spina ’14, Danielle Pinaud ’14, and Norma Gomez ’14 studied in Argentina last year.

From left, Kevin Sutman ’14, Vipsania Pimentel ’14, Angela Brown ’14, Brian Brazeau ’14, Christina Catalano ’14 and Caroline Quinn ’14 studied in Italy last year.

Photography by Darien Henry ’14

Summer Makes for Gorgeous Scenes on Campus

August 6th, 2013 by

Students walk through the Hogan Courtyard on a beautiful summer day.

Photograph by John Buckingham

Commencement Reception Awaits Grads, Families

May 24th, 2013 by

Newly-minted graduates and their families, seen walking down the stairs by the Hogan Campus Center, make their way down to Kimball Main Dining Room for a reception following Commencement Exercises. View more photos on the Commencement website.

Photograph by Dan Vaillancourt


April 22nd, 2013 by smorriss

As a warm spring day turned into a misty evening on April 19, Asian Students in Action (A.S.I.A.) presented ExplorAsian 2013. The popular event featured music and dance performances, student testimonials and an impressive buffet of Asian cuisine. All proceeds from ticket sales were donated to Kiva Microfinds, a nonprofit group connects thousands of people to borrowers and partner institutions around the world, working together to create opportunity and alleviate poverty with loans as small as $25. (Photo by Stephen Albano)

Student organizers for the evening event included

Left to right, front row: Stella Wan ’14 (in beige dress), Tery Vinh ’15, Ingrid Rivera ’13, Kim Khuu ’13 and Kharisha Laroco ’15 (holding umbrella)

Left to right, back row: Amy Cao ’15, Andrew Cavicchi ’14, Chapin Evans ’14 and Ian Jones ’15 (Photo by Stephen Albano)

Tery Vinh ’15 and Amy Cao ’15 dressed as empresses from the Tang Dynasty. (Photo courtesy Amy Cao ’15)

Students Get Healthy Boost at Wellness Fair 2013

April 17th, 2013 by smorriss

On Wed., April 17, the entire campus community was invited to kick off spring with the annual Wellness Fair. About 44 vendors from on and off campus offered samples and information. There were spinal screenings, foot assessments and vision screenings, as well as screenings for BMI, skin and eating disorders. Free massage and Reiki treatments were quite popular, as were goodies like moist chocolate zucchini cake from the bakers at Holy Cross Dining. Students and employees took home free pansy plants and Holy Cross string backpacks. There was a free raffle as well…prizes included 4 free front row box tickets to Disney on Ice, gift baskets, gift certificates, Kettlebells, stability balls, pull-up bars and a decorated hula hoop! (All photos by John Buckingham)

Evan Morgan ’13 of Cleveland, Ohio, took advantage of the expertise offered by South County Physical Therapy in Auburn, Mass. Physical therapist Melissa Graves was helping visitors by giving analyses of their feet and footwear. Morgan learned he needs sneakers with more arch support.

Matt Elliott, Senior Staff Psychologist in the Counseling Center, is also the Coordinator of Relationship Peer Education (RPE) Program at Holy Cross. “Most students come to see us with stress and anxiety issues related to relationships and transitions in their lives,” he explains. Those transitions may include moving from freshman year to sophomore year, going on a study abroad program or entering senior year with worries about what comes next.

Students from HEAL (Healthy Eating and Lifestyle) shared information about becoming a HEAL peer educator AND about a free clinic given by Brittany Kiel, the assistant strength and conditioning coach. The clinic will teach students how to  improve their exercise experience. From left: Joseph Vara ’15 of Blacklick, Ohio; Victoria Piscatelli ’15 of Middlefield, Conn.; and Meghan Donnelly ’15 of Trumbull, Conn. “Our goal today is to get more students involved in HEAL,” Piscatelli said.

Several fair-goers showed off their fitness in the friendly 4-minute plank competition.

Documentary Filmmaker Byron Hurt Screens ‘Soul Food Junkies’ at Holy Cross

March 18th, 2013 by

About 160 people, including members of the greater Worcester community and Holy Cross students, attended a screening of the award-winning film “Soul Food Junkies” by documentary filmmaker Byron Hurt, above, in the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom. Before the screening, 110 people attended a healthy soul food luncheon, created by Boston chef Presceia Cooper and Holy Cross chef Edward Rome.

The film was followed by a panel discussion about healthy eating and food disparities. The panel consisted of, from left, Derek Brindisi, director of public health for the city of Worcester; Sean Harris, adjunct professor of design at Becker College; Hurt; Marie Boone, cofounder and executive vice president of planning at the Mosaic Cultural Complex; and Sharon Henderson, director of marketing and communications for the YMCA of Central Massachusetts.

Students Raise Money for School in Kenya

February 5th, 2013 by

Student members of The Beverly Connection and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes are teaming up to sell $2 Valentine’s Day candy grams from Feb. 5 to 13. Part of the proceeds will benefit the Beverly School in Kenya, founded by Holy Cross employee Abdi Aggrey Lidonde. From left, Emilia Froio ’16 of Shrewsbury, Mass.; Conor Faron ’15 of Medway, Mass., and Hope Tobin ’15 of Schodack, N.Y., kept the candy grams moving at the group’s table in the Hogan Campus Center. Tobin, who co-chairs The Beverly Connection with Faron, has visited the school in Kenya, and says, “I was so impressed by what has been accomplished there in such a short time.”

Photograph by Suzanne Morrissey

Hogan Courtyard Provides Nice Place to Study

September 24th, 2012 by

First-year student Marian Blawie, of Bethel, Conn., studies in the Hogan Courtyard.

Photograph by John Morton ’15

Former and Current Military Alumni Connect at O’Callahan Society Dinner

September 22nd, 2012 by

Midshipman 2/C Calvin Joewono ’14, of Berkeley, Calif., and his date Maya Nicole Welch ’14 enjoying the annual O’Callahan Society Dinner in the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom. (The O’Callahan Society, named for Holy Cross professor Rev. Joseph T. O’Callahan, S.J., the first Navy chaplain to be awarded the Medal of Honor, encourages and cultivates the traditions associated with the Jesuit, liberal arts education of military officers.) “The dinner was a wonderful experience to connect with former and current military alumni. This year we had the opportunity to commemorate the Special Warfare community, and it was a great experience to talk with SEALS,” Joewono said.

From left, O’Callahan Society Dinner keynote speaker, rear admiral Garry Bonelli, deputy commander of the Naval Special Warfare Command, and his wife Marti with Ann and Capt. Thomas Kelley, USN (Ret.) ’60. Kelley is a Medal of Honor recipient for his service in Vietnam. During Bonelli’s speech to about 300 guests in Hogan Ballroom, he discussed the combat and non-combat duties of the Navy SEALs, as well as the care given to returning SEALs and their families.

Photography by Glenn Parry

First-Year Students Get Lots of Helping Hands on Move-In Day

August 25th, 2012 by

Some of the 200 students who volunteered to help first-year students move in to their residence halls on Aug. 25 are pictured in front of Wheeler Hall.

Approximately 60 alumni, parents and family members also pitched in to ensure first-year students made a smooth transition to college life. Some of them are pictured on the Hogan Courtyard. Read more about move-in day, and watch a video.

Photography by Dan Vaillancourt