Posts Tagged ‘Study Abroad’

Study Abroad Fair Allows Second-Year Students to Explore Global Opportunities

September 14th, 2010 by

Second-year students converge around displays during the annual Study Abroad Fair held in the Hogan Ballroom. Class of 2011 Study Abroad students shared their experiences about host programs and answered questions about living and studying abroad.

Students representing the Florence, Italy Study Abroad program site.

Photography by Matthew Atanian

Biology Professor, Student Spend Summer in Siberian Arctic

July 3rd, 2010 by

William Sobczak, associate professor of biology, and Andrew Crowley ’11, a biology and Russian double major from Danvers, Mass., en route to Siberia made a stop in Moscow. Here they are seen in Moscow’s Red Square. Sobczak is one of the principal investigators and Crowley is one of 14 students participating in the Polaris Project, a National Science Foundation-funded program to enhance undergraduate research and education at several U.S. and Russian institutions. The project involves development of new undergraduate courses in Arctic System Science and a field course in the Siberian Arctic. Track their progress, and read posts by Crowley, at

Photo Taken in Kenya as Part of Holy Cross Study Abroad Program Earns Happny ’10 Award

February 6th, 2010 by


Nora Happny ’10 won first place prize in the sixth annual Colleges of Worcester Consortium Arts Show at ARTSWorcester’s Aurora Gallery for her photo titled “The Little Engine That Could.” The photo was shot in Kenya when she participated in the College’s new Study Abroad program. Read more here.

Second Year Students Start Year With Extravaganza

September 2nd, 2009 by


Brittain Smith, associate director of the Study Abroad Program, talks with students at the 2YO (or Second-Year Opportunities) Academic Extravaganza held in the Hogan Ballroom. Students met faculty and browsed resources from approximately 40 academic departments and programs. Minors, concentrations, study away and abroad, special academic and advisory programs, internships, and college and departmental honors programs are among the ways students can distinguish their undergraduate careers at Holy Cross.

Photography by Tim Paquette ’11

Summer Study in Jerusalem

July 16th, 2009 by


Amy Lazarus ’10 and Miriam Westin ’11 stand outside Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum in Jerusalem. The two students are participating in the Rothberg Summer Institute at Hebrew University as part of a new study abroad scholarship program in Jerusalem.