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2009-2010 Academic Year

 

Summer 20092YO Summer Reading: Three Cups of Tea, by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin.

Monday, August 31, 2009First-Year Student Convocation, Class of 2013. 5 pm, Saint Joseph Memorial Chapel

Wednesday, September 2, 20092YO Academic Extravaganza. Exclusively for the class of 2012! Meet faculty and browse resources from approximately 40 academic departments and programs. Pizza, snacks, and door prizes. 7:30-9 pm, Hogan Ballroom. More on 2YO.

Thursday, September 24, 2009The Thomas More Lecture on Work, Faith and Civic Life honors B.J. Cassin ’55, a venture capital investor, is chairman and president of the Cassin Educational Initiative Foundation, which he founded in 2000. CEIF supports private Catholic education for low-income and high-risk students, including the Nativity School of Worcester. 7:30 pm, Rehm Library

Tuesday, September 29, 2009Will There Be Enough Room? Explorations of an Architect. Brad Grant, interim dean of the College of Engineering, Architecture and Computer Sciences and the director of the School of Architecture and Design at Howard University, will speak to students in the "Survey of the History of Architecture" as part of the Knowledge and Reflection series. 11 am.

Greg Mortenson

Wednesday, September 30, 2009
The 44th Annual Hanify-Howland Memorial Lecture Committee and the 2YO program present Greg Mortenson, co-founder of nonprofit Central Asia Institute, founder of Pennies for Peace, and co-author of Three Cups of Tea, which has been a New York Times bestseller since its January 2007 release, and was Time Magazine Asia Book of The Year.

Note: Due to space limitations, this program is open only to members of the Holy Cross Community.

 

Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Information Session — for the Summer 2010 Catholic and Protestant Ministry Internship Program. 3:45-5:00 pm, Campion House living room

Tuesday, January 19, 2010
Senior Convocation — On the eve of their last semester at Holy Cross, seniors celebrate and reflect on their college experience and consider how to use their final semester to become the women and men they aspire to be. 5:00 pm, St. Joseph Memorial Chapel, followed by reception in Hogan Ballroom Lounge. More...

Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Ignatian Pilgrims' Book Discussion: Cambridge Companion to the Jesuits. Discuss selected chapters of this Cambridge Companion, edited by Holy Cross history professor Thomas Worcester. 4:30 pm discussion, 6:00 pm dinner, Campion House. By registration.

Thursday, February 18, 2010
Writers on Vocation: Brenda MillerBrenda Miller has published collections of her essays in Season of the Body and Blessing of the Animals. She is co-author with Suzanne Paola of Tell it Slant: Writing and Shaping Creative Non-fiction. She is associate professor of English at Western Washington University. Co-sponsored by the Lilly Vocation Discernment Initiative and the Creative Writing Program.
7:30 pm, Rehm Library

March 1-5, 2010
Community & Public Leadership Workshop — For sudents seeking careers in nonprofit and community-based organizations, public affairs or government, activism, and social change. This workshop will introduce participants to career options, engage discussions on ethical leadership and responsible citizenship, and provide experiences and skills helpful to participants and their future organizations. Download the application (pdf). Applications due February 5.

No other events are presently scheduled. Please check back for updates.

students walking through campus

past events

2008-2009 Academic Year

 

Summer 2008 - 2YO summer reading: Mihalyi Csiksentmihalyi's The Evolving Self: A Psychology for the Third Millennium.

Monday, September 1, 2008 - Class of 2012 First Year Convocation and Presidential Banquet.

Tuesday, September 2, 2008 - 2YO academic advising.

Wednesday, September 3, 2008 - 2YO Dessert and Academic Extravaganza -
a chance to learn about how to plan for the wide variety of academic programs available to Holy Cross students.

Tuesday, September 4, 2008 -
2Y0 -
Lecture by Mihály Csíkszentmihályi C.S. and D.J. Davidson Professor of Psychology and Management, and Director of the Quality of Life Research Center (QLRC) at the Drucker School of Management, Claremont Graduate University.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - Higher Education Reading Group
discusses Jay Parini's The Art of Teaching and Jim Lang's Life on the Tenure Track: Lessons from the First Year.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 -
Alumni/ae of the Ignatian Pilgrimage gather to discuss Fr. Tom Worcester's Cambridge Companion to the Jesuits, followed by dinner.

October 28, 2008 - Thomas More Lecture on Faith, Work and Civic Life - Paul LaCamera, '64, general manager of the WBUR group, Boston’s NPR news station and one of the nation’s premier National Public Radio affiliates. Download audio from iTunes U.

November 13, 2008 postponed! - Writers on Vocation Lecture Series - Dinty Moore, author of many books, including Between Panic and Desire; founder of BREVITY, an online journal devoted exclusively to the concise literary nonfiction.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008 - Information session for the summer 2009 Ministry Internship Program. All students (Catholic or Protestant) who are discerning the possibility of a vocation in ordained or lay church ministry are encouraged to attend the information session.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 - Senior Convocation, a series of talks, personal stories, music and performances that challenge seniors to ask themselves, "How can I best use the time I have left at Holy Cross to shape the person I want to become?"

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 - Faculty Reading Group on Higher Education discusses College of the Overwhelmed: The Campus Mental Health Crisis and What to Do About It (Jossey-Bass, 2005) by Richard Kadison, chief of mental health services at Harvard, and Theresa Foy DiGeronimo, noted education and parenting author. Neal Lipsitz is the respondent.

March 23, 2009 - Thomas More Lecture on Faith, Work and Civic Life - John T. Broderick, Jr., '69, Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court. Listen to this lecture online.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 - "Last" Lecture - An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles: Darwin and Discovery by Karen Ober, assistant professor of entomology and evolutionary biology. Listen to this lecture online.

Previous Years

Monday, August 30, 2004 - First-Year Student Convocation - the culmination of the Gateways experience and the threshold of full matriculation into the College community. Fr. McFarland will preside and address the assembly.

Tuesday, August 31, 2004 - Community Service Orientation: An Introduction to Worcester - a first-hand opportunity to see a site where Holy Cross students spend their time volunteering. Several alumni join us to explain the impact of volunteering and how this has become an integral part of their lives beyond the gates of Holy Cross.

Tuesday, September 7, 2004 - Second-Year Orientation Dessert and Academic Extravaganza - First in a series of events for the Class of 2007 aimed at helping with academic planning, vocational discernment, better use of the resources Holy Cross has to offer, and avoidance of the "sophomore slump!"

Tuesday, September 21, 2004; Thursday, September 23, 2004; Tuesday September 28, 2004
Information sessions for the Summer Internships at not-for-profit agencies which are sponsored through the Holy Cross Summer Internship Program.

Wednesday, September 22, 2004 - Second Year Student Orientation - "Peripheral Visions: Learning Along the Way" by Mary Catherine Bateson, author of Peripheral Visions, the Class of 2007 summer reading assignment. Open to students from all classes.

Monday, October 4, 2004 - "Last Lecture Series," - Prof. David Chu (Economics) is asked to imagine he was about to retire and has been asked to sum up in a final lecture to students what he believes has made the work he's dedicated himself to worthwhile. Given a "last" chance, what's worth saying?

Friday, October 8, 2004, 12 pm - Application Deadline for the Summer Internships at not-for-profit agencies which are sponsored through the Holy Cross Summer Internship Program. Click here for application information.

Friday, October 29 2004, 5 PM - Application deadline for Weekend Workshops on Journaling & Reflection

Saturday, October 30, 2004 - Senior Pre-Med Roundtable/Workshop: Writing an autobiographical essay is a crucial part of the credential review process for students being reviewed by the Premedical/Predental Committee and as part of the medical, dental and veterinary school application process. Four Holy Cross alumni at various stages in their medical and/or dental careers join the students planning to apply to talk about what they wrote about on their essays, what they learned since then about their vocations as physicians, and what they would write about themselves today if they were applying. Roundtable follow-up discussion will center on students' thoughts for their own essays. 9:30 - 11:45am , Rehm Library. A tailgating party before the Holy Cross vs. Bucknell football game will round out the morning. 12 - 1pm , location TBA.

Thursday, November 4, 2004 - Lectures in Ministry Series - Most Rev. Robert J. McManus, Bishop of Worcester, 4:00pm, Rehm Library.

Monday, November 15, 2004 - "Last Lecture Series" - Prof. Joe Lawrence (Philosophy) is asked to imagine he was about to retire and has been asked to sum up in a final lecture to students what he believes has made the work he's dedicated himself to worthwhile. Given a "last" chance, what's worth saying? 7:30pm , Rehm Library.

November 20-21, 2004 - Refocus, Retreat, Recharge and Reflect: a Weekend Workshop on Journaling & Reflection, part I - Chocksett Inn Sterling, MA. By registration only.

Sunday, January 23, 2005 - Class of ’05 Winter Convocation - 4:30pm, St. Joseph Memorial Chapel; Dinner at 6pm, Hogan Ballroom.

Friday, February 4, 2005 - Application Deadline for SPUD Summer Internships.

Monday, February 14, 2005 - Lectures in Ministry Series: Bishop Barbara Harris, suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts and first woman bishop in the Episcopal Church worldwide. 7:15pm, Rehm Library.

Monday, February 21, 2005 at 10am - Application deadline for SPUD Academic Year Internships.

Tuesday, March 1, 2005 - Application deadline for Protestant Church Ministry Internship Program.

Tuesday, March 15, 2005 - "Last Lecture Series," - Loren Cass, Assistant Professor of Economics - 7:30 PM, Rehm Library.

March 19-20, 2005- Weekend Workshop on Journaling & Reflection, part II .

Thursday, April 7, 2005 - Fr. Greg Boyle, S.J., on ministering to gang members in Los Angeles, 7:30 PM, Rehm Library.

Saturday, August 28, 2005 - "Pause to Ponder" reflection and journaling program for entering students during Gateways Orientation.

Monday, August 29, 2005 - First-Year Student Convocation - the culmination of the Gateways experience and the threshold of full matriculation into the College community. Fr. McFarland will preside and address the assembly. 5:30pm-6:30pm, St. Joseph Memorial Chapel; Followed by President’s Banquet for first year students, 6:30pm-8:30pm Kimball Main Dining Hall, and banquet for transfer students in Hogan Suites B and C.

Tuesday, August 30, 2005 - "Into the Streets" - a day of Community Service and Introduction to Worcester - a first-hand opportunity to see a site where Holy Cross students spend their time volunteering. Several alumni join us to explain the impact of volunteering and how this has become an integral part of their lives beyond the gates of Holy Cross. 8:45am-12:30pm.

Tuesday, August 30, 2005 - special sophomore 2YO faculty/student advising sessions, including distribution of The Academic Planner to sophomores by faculty advisors.

Thursday, Sept 1, 2005 - 2YO Dessert and Academic Extravaganza - a chance to learn about how to plan for the wide variety of academic programs available to Holy Cross students - 7:30-9:30 PM, Hogan Ballroom.

Thursday, September 8, 2005 - Thomas More Lectures: Maggie Wilderotter, '77, Holy Cross Trustee, President and Chief Executive Officer of Citizens Communications, former Senior Vice President of Worldwide Public Sector at Microsoft, Wilderotter has also worked in the cable television industry, and is one of 20 leaders ever to have been honored by the National Cable Television Association. Wilderotter has been actively involved in the leadership of a number of not-for-profit organizations. 7:30 PM in Rehm Library.

Thursday, September 22, 2005 Panel: Women and Ministry in the Catholic Church, featuring Nancy Casey, '85, Campus Minister and Religion teacher, East Catholic High School, East Hartfod, CT; Julia Dowd, '94, Associate Director, Lane Center for Catholic Studies and Social Thought, University of San Francisco; Megan Fox-Kelly, '99, Assistant Chaplain, College of the Holy Cross; Kathleen Sullivan-Maher, '84, School Social Worker, Practitioner in Group Spiritual Direction Practice; Marie Elena Gioiella, '89, LICSW Clinical Social Worker in Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital. 4:00 pm in Rehm Library

September 25-30, 2005 - Celebrate Jesuit Heritage Week

Monday, September 26, 2005 - Faculty Reflections panel on the Ignatian Pilgrimage - Rob Baumann (Economics), Alison Fleming (Visual Arts),
Dan Frost (MLL/Spanish), Rich Matlak (English/CISS), Jonathan Mulrooney (English), Paige Reynolds (English), chaired by Tom Landy.
4:30pm in Rehm Library.
Part of Jesuit Heritage Week.

Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 2Y0 - Second Year Opportunities - presents Dr. Paul Farmer, subject of the book Mountains Beyond Mountains, the summer reading assignment for the class of 2008. 7:30 PM in Hogan Ballroom.

Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2005 - "Last Lecture Series"- Robert Garvey , Associate Professor of Physics, Director of the First Year Program - 7:30 PM, Rehm Library.

Saturday, October 15, 2005 -
Senior Pre-Med Roundtable/Workshop: Writing an autobiographical essay is a crucial part of the credential review process for students being reviewed by the Premedical/Predental Committee and as part of the medical, dental and veterinary school application process. Four Holy Cross alumni at various stages in their medical and/or dental careers join the students planning to apply to talk about what they wrote about on their essays, what they learned since then about their vocations as physicians, and what they would write about themselves today if they were applying. Roundtable follow-up discussion will center on students' thoughts for their own essays. 9:30 - 12:00 noon, Rehm Library.

Wednesday, November 9, 2005 - 2YO Panel Discussion: Beyond Mountains There Are Mountains: Where Do You Want to Go? - 7:00 PM, Hogan Ballroom.

November 12-13, 2005 - Weekend Workshop on Journaling and Reflection at Chocksett Inn Sterling, MA. By registration only.

November 15, 2005 - Lectures in Ministry: Robert Linthicum, "Community Organizing and Transformational Power." 7:00 PM, Rehm Library.

Tuesday, January 17, 2006 - Senior Convocation - Convocation at 2:30 PM in Saint Joseph Memorial Chapel; Reception at 3:45 in Hogan Ballroom Lounge; Dinner at 4:15 in Ballroom. Concluding in time to depart for the Holy Cross - BC game! RSVP required to attend. Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - Seniors Taking the Next Step - a panel Discussion with with limni/ae who have served in the Jesuit Volunteer Corps 7:30 PM, Rehm Library. Wednesday, January 25, 2006 - Registration Deadline for Catholic Ministry Internships.

Wednesday, February 8, 2006 - Thomas More Lectures: Sheila Cavanaugh, ’81, Senior Vice President for Internal Communications at Fidelity Investments. A stroke survivor following graduation from Holy Cross, Sheila worked in banking in New York City, Japan, Switzerland and the former Soviet Union, and taught English with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees at a Vietnamese Refugee Camp in Southeast Asia. 7:30 PM, Rehm Library.

Wednesday, February 22, 2006 -
Discussion Group on Higher Education - discussion of Rebekah Nathan's My Freshman Year: What a Professor Learned by Becoming a Student (Ithaca: Cornel U.P. 2005). Moderated by Ann Marie Leshkowich. 5:15 PM, Hogan Campus Center, followed by dinner. By registration only.

Monday, March 20, 2006 -
“Celebrating Women in Science: Lessons from the Past and Directions for the Future” with Diann Jordan, Sheila Tobias and Elga Wasserman. Diann Jordan is author of a forthcoming book, Sisters in Science, about African-American women who have achieved success in science; Sheila Tobias has written extensively about women’s participation in science and math; Elga Wasserman is the author of The Door in the Dream, and has interviewed and written about women who have become members of the National Academy of Science. 4:00 p.m. in Hogan Suite A.

Tuesday, March 21, 2006 -
Faculty Development Workshop on Women and Academia: Leadership and Power, facilitated by Sheila Tobias and Elga Wasserman. 9:00 AM, Rehm Library.

Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - Diann Jordan will offer a workshop for ALANA women pre-med and science students on challenges an opportunities in the sciences. 9:00 AM, room tba.

Thursday, March 30, 2006 - Writers on Vocation Series: Novelist, essayist, and National Book Award finalist Ron Hansen. Co-sponsored by the Creative Writing Program. 7:30 PM, Rehm Library.

Monday, April 3, 2006
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"Last Lecture Series" - David J. O'Brien , Loyola Professor of Roman Catholic Studies - 7:30 PM, Rehm Library.


Wednesday, April 5, 2006 - Faculty Discussion on Reflective Practice - Profs. Jody Ziegler, Predrag Cicovacki, and Alison Bryant Ludden will discuss the uses they have made of the Lilly Initiative curricular development fund for reflective practice - 4:00, Levis Browsing Room, Dinand Library.

Wednesday, April 5, 2006 "What is a Jesuit?" - a panel discussion in honor of the Jesuit jubilee year, featuring Jesuits at many stages of life and formation: Jonathan Stott, nSJ, scholastic Charlie Gallagher, SJ, Fathers Jim Miracky Jim Corkery, SJ. and vocation director Fr. John Wronski, SJ, '88. 7:00 PM, Rehm Library.

Saturday, April 8, 2006 - Weekend Workshop on Journaling and Reflection, part 2. By registration only.

Sunday, August 27, 2006 - "Pause to Ponder" - a reflection on the meaning of a Holy Cross education and a chance for students to do their own journaling about who they hope to become during their time here. Led by Dean Kristine Goodwin and Profs. Stephanie Yuhl and Leila Philip. 1:00pm-2:30pm and 3:30pm – 5:00pm, Hogan Ballroom.

Monday, August 28, 2006
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Class of 2010 First Year Convocation and Presidential Banquet - 4:30 PM, Saint Joseph Memorial Chapel.

Tuesday, August 29, 2006 - "Into the Streets" - a day of Community Service and Introduction to Worcester - a first-hand opportunity to see a site where Holy Cross students spend their time volunteering. Several alumni join us to explain the impact of volunteering and how this has become an integral part of their lives beyond the gates of Holy Cross. 8:45am-12:30pm.

Wednesday, August 30, 2006 - Class of 2009 "2YO" (2nd-Year Opportunities) Dessert and Academic Extravaganza - 7:30 - 9:30 PM, Hogan Ballroom
Thursday, September 7, 2006 -
Thomas More Lectures:
Edward J. Ludwig' 73, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Becton, Dickinson and Company, a Fortune 500 global medical technology company that has done extensive work with non-profits to eliminate disease, particularly maternal and neonatal tetanus. 7:30 PM in Rehm Library.

Monday, September 11, 2006 - Lectures in Ministry: Sr. Helen Prejean, author of Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States. 7:00 PM, Hogan Ballroom.

Tuesday, September 19, 2006 - "Last Lecture Series," Prof. Steve Vineberg, Department of Theater, 4:30 PM, Rehm Library.

Wednesday, October 4, 2006 -
Discussion Group on Higher Education - discussion of Ken Bain's What the Best College Teachers Do (Harvard, 2005). 4:30 PM, Rehm Library, followed by dinner. By registration only.

Wednesday, October 6, 2006 - Noon deadline for applications
to Summer Internship Program in not-for profit organizations administered by the Office of Summer Internships. Click here for application information.

Thursday, October 12, 2006 -
2YO - Rabbi Harold S. Kushner,
author of the 2YO summer book,
"Living a Life That Matters" 7:30 p.m., Hogan Ballroom.Monday, October 23, 2006 - Lectures in Ministry: Sr. Sandra M. Schneiders, I.H.M., internationally regarded for her work on New Testament literature, Christian spirituality, particularly biblical spirituality, feminism, and religious life. In a talk titled "Christian Mission to the World: What are We Called to and Why" she will argue that the rootedness of mission and ministry in the Resurrection makes what Christians are up to something other than humanitarianism or basic benevolence. 7:30 p.m. Rehm Library.

Wednesday, October 25, 2006 - Dr Wangari Maathai, founder of the
Greenbelt Movement and winner of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize will speak in Saint Joseph Memorial Chapel. Lecture11:00 AM - 12:30 PM, open to the public. Reception and book signing for students and faculty to follow. Co-sponsored by Africana Studies, Women's and Gender Studies, and Environmental Studies. More info at link.

Thursday, October 26, 2006
- Writers on Vocation Series: Robin Hemley, author and Director of the Nonfiction Writing Program at the University of Iowa. Co-sponsored by the Creative Writing Program. 7:30 PM, Rehm Library.

Saturday, October 28, 2006 - Senior Pre-Med Advisory Workshop:
Writing an autobiographical essay is a crucial part of the credential review process for students being reviewed by the Premedical/Predental/Preveterinarian Committee. Holy Cross alumni at various stages in their medical and/or dental careers will talk about what they wrote about on their essays, what they learned since then about their vocations as physicians, and what they would write about themselves today if they were applying. Follow-up discussion will center on students' thoughts for their own essays. 8:30 - 11:00 AM, Rehm Library.

Friday and Saturday, November 3-4, 2006 -Weekend Workshop on Journaling & Reflection
at Chocksett Inn in Sterling , MA

Wednesday, December 6, 2006 - Information session
for students interested in undertaking an internship in Catholic or Protestant ministry in summer 2007. 3:45 PM in the Campion House living room. Contact Paul Covino (Catholic ministry internships) or Rev. Catherine Reed (Protestant ministry internships) at the Campus Ministry Center at Campion House (x2448) and see above links for more information.

Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007 - Senior Convocation - 4 – 5 PM in Saint Joseph Memorial Chapel, followed by reception and dinner in Hogan at 5:15. RSVP required to attend.

February 22, 2007
- Writers on Vocation Series: Peter Balakian, author of The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America's Response - 7:30 PM, Rehm Library.

April 3, 2007 - “Earth & Spirit”
 concert with Jim Scott, songwriter and environmental activist. Jim developed the Green Sanctuary program that helps churches become more ecologically sustainable and he authored The Earth and Spirit Songbook.  This event is co-sponsored by the Environmental Studies Program and LVDI. 12 noon, in the O'Kane theater "pit."

Tuesday, April 3, 2007 - "Ministry and Service to those in Prison" Prison chaplains Fr. George Williams, S.J. and Peg Newman. Fr. Williams, founder of Jesuit Prison Ministries, Inc., is Chaplain at the MCI-Concord prison. Peg Newman is Chaplain at Bridgewater State Hospital, where she ministers to those considered criminally insane, incompetent to stand trial, or who are undergoing evaluations. 7:30 p.m. Rehm Library.

Wednesday, April 11, 2007 - Thomas More Lectures: Mark K. Shriver '86,
Vice President and Managing Director of U.S. Programs for Save the Children. He leads Save the Children’s programs and advocacy efforts for children living in impoverished rural communities across the United States. 7:30 PM, Rehm Library.

Monday, April 16, 2007 - Discussion Group on Higher Education - Dennis O'Brien's All the Essential Half-Truths About Higher Education (Chicago: 2004) 4:30 - 6:30 PM in Hogan Suite A; reception and dinner in Hogan 320 from 6:00 - 7:30 PM.
By registration only.

Monday, August 27, 2007 - Class of 2011 First Year Convocation and Presidential Banquet - 5:00 PM, Saint Joseph Memorial Chapel.

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 - "Into the Streets" - a day of Community Service and Introduction to Worcester - a first-hand opportunity to see a site where Holy Cross students spend their time volunteering. Several alumni join us to explain the impact of volunteering and how this has become an integral part of their lives beyond the gates of Holy Cross. 8:45am-12:30pm.

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 - 2YO academic advising.

Wednesday, August 29, 2007 - 2YO Dessert and Academic Extravaganza -
a chance to learn about how to plan for the wide variety of academic programs available to Holy Cross students. 7:30-9:30 PM, Hogan Ballroom.

Tuesday, September 4, 2007 - Lecture by
Ishmael Beah, author of the 2YO summer book, A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, 7:30 p.m., Hogan Ballroom.

Thursday, September 27, 2007 - Fr. Greg Boyle, S.J., founder and Executive Director of Jobs For A Future / Homeboy Industries
,a Los Angeles gang-prevention program, returns to Holy Cross. Co-sponsored with Jesuit Heritage Week. 7:30 p.m. Mary Chapel .

October 19-20, 2007- Refocus, Retreat, Recharge and Reflect: a Weekend Workshop on Journaling & Reflection, part I - Chocksett Inn Sterling, MA. By registration only.
Contact Brenda Hounsell-Sullivan for details.

Monday, January 23, 2008 -
Higher Education Reading Group discusses Education's End: Why Our Colleges and Universities Have Given Up on the Meaning of Life (Yale UP, 2007) by Anthony T. Kronman, Sterling Professor of Law and former Dean of Yale Law School. 4:30 PM, Rehm Library - by registation only.

Monday, February 4, 2008 - "Last Lecture" Series - Alice Laffey, Associate Professor of Religious Studies. 7:30 PM, Rehm Library.

T
hursday, April 17, 2008 - "Last Lecture" Series - Victoria Swigert,
Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, and
Dean of the Class of 2008. 4:30 PM, Rehm Library.