English Professor Reflects on the Beauty of Naturalization Ceremonies

Following the recent national outcry over president Trump’s immigration ban, Leila Philip, professor of English at the College of the Holy Cross, wrote an opinion piece that appeared in the Boston Globe on a naturalization ceremony that took place at the Worcester Art Museum. Philip, who attended the ceremony, called it “beautiful and powerful.” Read … More English Professor Reflects on the Beauty of Naturalization Ceremonies

Religious Studies Professor Offers Response to the Potential Repeal of the Johnson Amendment

In response to president Donald Trump’s comments regarding his plans to repeal the Johnson Amendment — which prevents houses of worship and other tax-exempt organizations from engaging in political campaigning — Mathew Schmalz, associate professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross, joins other experts to debate the pros and cons of … More Religious Studies Professor Offers Response to the Potential Repeal of the Johnson Amendment

Holy Cross Alumnus and Administrator Discusses College’s Mission and Priesthood

In the February issue of Connections, an online publication of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, Rev. William R. Campbell, S.J. ’87, vice president for mission at the College of the Holy Cross, highlighted his calling to the priesthood, the opening of the Thomas P. Joyce ’59 Contemplative Center and his prediction on the … More Holy Cross Alumnus and Administrator Discusses College’s Mission and Priesthood

Holy Cross Ranks Among Top Undergraduate Fulbright Scholarship Producers

According to data submitted by the Institute of International Education, the College of the Holy Cross ranks as one of the top undergraduate producers of the Fulbright Scholarship during the 2016-2017 academic year. The Fulbright Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, is widely recognized as the most prestigious international exchange program in the … More Holy Cross Ranks Among Top Undergraduate Fulbright Scholarship Producers

Religious Studies Professor Writes Letter to Trump Administration for Campaign

Tat-siong Benny Liew, the Class of 1956 Professor in New Testament Studies and professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross, recently wrote a letter on President’s Day addressed to president Donald Trump, vice president Michael Pence, members of the Trump administration and Congress as part of the “American Values Religious Voices: … More Religious Studies Professor Writes Letter to Trump Administration for Campaign

Alumna Uses Liberal Arts to Explore Intersectionality of Religion and Law

Rebecca Murphy ’06, a religious studies major while at the College of the Holy Cross, utilized her liberal arts education to explore the interconnected nature of religion and law. While she originally aspired to be a religious studies professor like her father, she discovered a legal case on protecting the elderly from fraud, which allowed … More Alumna Uses Liberal Arts to Explore Intersectionality of Religion and Law

Five Alumni Honored with Sanctae Crucis Awards

On Friday Sept. 30, five College of the Holy Cross alumni were honored with the Sanctae Crucis Award in a special ceremony held in the Hogan Ballroom. The award is the highest non-degree recognition bestowed by the College upon graduates who continue to live out the Holy Cross mission well after graduation. The individuals honored—Thomas … More Five Alumni Honored with Sanctae Crucis Awards