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Recent Campus News
College Announces Partnership to Help Create Park Near Campus
On Thursday, February 20, Holy Cross furthered its commitment to the development of Worcester during a press conference at Quinsigamond Elementary, promising to support and contribute funding to the revitalization and creation of the Worcester/Blackstone Valley Gateway Park and Visitor Center.
Tuition Increases for 2014-2015 School Year
Last week, College officials announced that the Board of Trustees voted in January to raise the tuition for the 2014-2015 academic year. Including standard room and board, the new figure comes out to be $58,042—a 3.25% increase from the tuition charged for the current school year.
HC Dining Provides Detailed Plans for the Kimball Dining Hall Renovation
As most Holy Cross students now realize, Kimball Hall will undergo major renovations this summer. The changes are a culmination of two years of planning, and the new designs include upgraded salad stations, a dessert bar, and brick-oven pizza available daily.
Vandals Strike Several Campus Locations
Over the past two weeks, the Holy Cross campus has been plagued by various acts of vandalism. On February 10, Dean Jacqueline Peterson notified the college community that during the weekend of February 8-9, “a person or persons kicked in or otherwise shattered a Plexiglas panel on the entrance door to the third floor of Smith Hall,” and also that “a painting in the second floor hallway of Smith was extensively damaged, and another Plexiglas door panel to an office was also shattered.
Thermal Energy Conservation Campaign Aims to Make Holy Cross a More Environmentally Friendly Campus
In the past few months, Holy Cross students have noticed signs placed in their dorm rooms informing students about how to maintain their rooms in a more environmentally friendly manner. These signs are part of the “Thermal Energy Conservation Campaign.
“Global Encounters in Early America’’ Presented in Cantor Art Gallery
On February 20, the Cantor Art Gallery, located in O’Kane Hall, presented its newest exhibition entitled “Global Encounters in Early America.” Patricia Johnston, Rev. J. Gerard Mears, S.J., Chair in Fine Arts, and students curated the event.
Holy Cross Dance Ensemble Show Tonight
On Friday, February 21 the Holy Cross Dance Ensemble will be holding its Annual Benefit Show at 7 pm in the Hogan Ballroom. Dance Ensemble (DE) will be donating to and raising awareness for Amputee Coalition, the nation’s leading organization on limb loss, dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for amputees and their families.
Mr. Valentine Pageant Raises Funds for Relay for Life
Congratulations to Daniel Zubizarreta, ‘17, on winning Mr. Valentine! And Good Job to the other contestants: Amenawon Johnson, ‘14, Anthony Curro, ‘14, David Cieremans, ‘15, Mike Galasso, ‘15, Mike Shewchuk, ‘15, Matt Ginn, ‘15, John Daly, ‘15, Connor Dilworth, ‘16, Zakey Buuh, ‘16, Steven Martinez, ‘16, and Kalif Raymond, ‘16.
Holy Cross Announces Plans for Security Cameras on Campus
Holy Cross officials have recently confirmed that a number of cameras will be installed on campus in the coming months. Although these cameras are intended to bolster security, Robert Hart, Chief Director of Public Safety, announced at a recent SGA meeting that they should not be considered “surveillance” devices.
Committee Seeks a New VP of Academic Affairs and Dean of College
Last spring, the College initiated a search for a new Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the College following the announcement of Dean Timothy Austin’s departure. Dean Austin held the position from 2006 to 2013, and was then named Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh.
Crusader Sports & Beyond
Purple Pennings with Patrick Buscone
Let’s face it; this is a pretty abysmal time of the year. A good day is one that comes close to 40 degrees up here in Worcester. A bad day is one in which we get 87 inches of snow, then have to hire Balto to drag us to class, because why would school ever be cancelled? And a normal day is somewhere in between.
Fifth Place Finish for the Holy Cross Women’s Track Team at the Patriot League Indoor Trac
This past weekend the Holy Cross women’s track and field team went to Bucknell to compete in the Patriot League Indoor Track and Field Championships. This is the highlight of the season for the girls and the focus of months and months of training.
Holy Cross Hockey Downs AIC in a 2 Game Set, Concludes Regular Season This Weekend
Whenever a team reaches the end of the season, it is important to finish strong and be in a good position for the playoffs. The Holy Cross hockey team is aiming to do that after defeating American International College twice this past weekend with scores of 5-1 and 4-3.
Saders Bound for a Playoff Game at the Hart, Wraps up Regular Season this Weekend
Entering the last week of the Patriot League Regular season, the Holy Cross Men’s Basketball team finds themselves in a comfortable position after locking up a home playoff game in the Quarterfinals of the newly formatted Patriot League Tournament.
HC Baseball Splits Series with #7 Mississippi State, Defeats the 2013 College World Series Runner-U
Coming off of a solid 28-25 season in 2013 that saw Holy Cross capture its first ever Patriot League regular season title, the Crusaders traveled to #7 Mississippi State this past weekend to begin their quest of completing their unfinished business of winning the Patriot League Championship Series and advancing to the NCAA Regional Tournament.
- College Announces Partnership to Help Create Park Near Campus
- Tuition Increases for 2014-2015 School Year
- HC Dining Provides Detailed Plans for the Kimball Dining Hall Renovation
- Vandals Strike Several Campus Locations
- Thermal Energy Conservation Campaign Aims to Make Holy Cross a More Environmentally Friendly Campus
- Purple Pennings with Patrick Buscone
- Fifth Place Finish for the Holy Cross Women’s Track Team at the Patriot League Indoor Trac
- Holy Cross Hockey Downs AIC in a 2 Game Set, Concludes Regular Season This Weekend
- Saders Bound for a Playoff Game at the Hart, Wraps up Regular Season this Weekend
- HC Baseball Splits Series with #7 Mississippi State, Defeats the 2013 College World Series Runner-U