Posts Tagged ‘Jesuits’

Holy Cross President Helps First-Year Students Move into Residence Halls

August 27th, 2011 by

Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J., president, helps first-year students move into their rooms. He was joined by 200 student leaders, athletic teams and alumni volunteers who welcomed the new class and helped move their belongings into residence halls. View more photos and a video of move-in day.

Photography by Dan Vaillancourt

Holy Cross Community Welcomes First-Year ALANA and International Students to Campus

August 21st, 2011 by

Faculty, administrators and alumni welcomed participants of Odyssey 2015 and their families at the opening dinner in the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the program. Odyssey is a one-week program open on a voluntary basis to all first-year ALANA (African-American, Latin American, Asian-American, and Native American) and international students. During the week, the 61 participants took part in workshops, field trips, discussions, and volunteer and social programs. Since the program’s inception, 776 first-year students have participated in Odyssey.

Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J., president, welcomes Odyssey participants.

From left, Amadeus Javier ’11, Anthony Zelayandia ’11 and Gabriel Fernandez ’12.

Stephanie Montilla ’13 and Samantha Oliveira ’12 embrace.

Odyssey “grads” who attended the event pose for the camera. At far left is Esther Levine, director of the Odyssey Program.

Photography by Patrick O’Connor

SGA Co-Presidents in Baccalaureate Mass

May 26th, 2011 by

Seniors Kevin Leggio and Jenna Sattar, co-presidents of the Student Government Association, participate in the Presentation of Gifts during Baccalaureate Mass. View more photos on the Commencement website.

Photography by Dan Vaillancourt

Class of 2009 Valedictorian Returns to Take In ‘Hogwarts at Holy Cross’ Event

May 1st, 2011 by

Elizabeth Morse, valedictorian of the Class of 2009, talks with Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J., president, during “Hogwarts at Holy Cross: Snape’s Dungeon.” The event is sponsored by the Science Ambassadors, a group of more than 60 Holy Cross students who work with local children to develop an interest in the sciences. Morse, who is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in biology at Yale University, was a co-chair of the Science Ambassadors during her junior and senior years at Holy Cross.

Photograph by Dan Vaillancourt

Holy Cross President With Loyal Alumnus

April 21st, 2011 by

Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J., president, and George Paletta Jr. ’84, an orthopedic surgeon and team doctor, in the clubhouse of the St. Louis Cardinals after the admitted students reception Paletta hosted in St. Louis.

President Emeritus Honored at Jesuit Gala

April 12th, 2011 by

Rev. John E. Brooks, S.J., ’49, president emeritus of Holy Cross, stands with Kevin Condron ’97, chair of the Board of Trustees during the 11th annual Jesuit Gala at the Marriott Copley Place in Boston. Fr. Brooks received the Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam Award from the New England Province of Jesuits at the event.

From left, Rev. J. Donald Monan, S.J., president of Boston College from 1972-1996, Fr. Brooks, Rev. Aloysius P. Kelley, S.J., president of Fairfield University from 1979-2004, who were also honored at the event, and Rev. Myles N. Sheehan, S.J., provincial of the New England Province of Jesuits.

Photography by John Gillooly

History Class Marks Civil War Anniversary

April 12th, 2011 by

History professor Rev. Anthony Kuzniewski, S.J., marked the 150th anniversary of the firing on Fort Sumter and the start of the Civil War in his course, Lincoln and His Legacy. Above, Abraham Lincoln and Fr. Kuzniewski shake hands.

A cake baked by the College’s own Kimball Dining Services included Andrew Jackson’s quote “To the Union: It Must Be Preserved.”

Photography by Derek Gomes ’11

Crucifixion Scene Covered in Snow

February 6th, 2011 by

The 15-foot high monument of the Crucifixion scene, which overlooks the Jesuit cemetery, south of St. Joseph Chapel, as seen on a clear, cold day.

Photograph by Tricia Dunn ’12

Holy Cross Celebrates World Smile Day

October 1st, 2010 by

The Holy Cross community is all smiles for World Smile Day. Charlie Ball, son of Harvey Ball, a Worcester native who invented the smiley face, presents Rev. Michael C. McFarland, president of Holy Cross, with a “You’ve Been Smiled!” certificate.

Photograph by Tim Paquette ’11

Student Affairs hosted a “Smile Station” on the first floor of the Hogan Campus Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. where free smiley face goods and information about Worcester was available.

Photograph by Cristina Sato ’11

At 12:30 p.m., 200 free smiley face cookies were available.

Photograph by Cristina Sato ’11

Students, Faculty Discuss Humanitarian Issues at Conference

June 6th, 2010 by

A delegation from Holy Cross attended the Jesuit University Humanitarian Action Network at Georgetown University. First row, left to right: Timothy Austin, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College, Malik Neal ’13, Camila Thompson ’12, Catherine Wang ’13, Jennifer Caffrey ’11, Claire Luke ’10, and Miriam Westin ’11; Second row, left to right: Taylor Marek ’12, Piero Iberti ’11, Maria Rodrigues, associate professor of political science, Jamison Herbert ’10, Kathryn Cody ’11. “I was thrilled to participate in the JUHAN conference this year,” says Professor Rodrigues. “It is an extraordinary initiative and one that could not be more timely given our present global challenges. My hope is that JUHAN continues to grow in both interest among students and concrete initiatives to address humanitarian challenges.”