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Find out what life is really like at Holy Cross through personal online journals. You’ll find members of our community — students, faculty and staff — who have volunteered to offer a glimpse of life on Mount St. James.

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Share your Holy Cross experiences online — for the semester, for the year, or when you first leave The Hill as an alum. All faculty, staff, students and alumni are welcome.

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First-Year Students

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Alexandra Berardelli ’25

Studies she's considering:
Classics 
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York

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Mia Burgio ’25

Studies she's considering:
Neuroscience and Health Professions Advising, but I am also hoping to study economics and finance 
Hometown: Buffalo, New York

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Alexandra Economou ’25

Studies she's considering:
History, Education, and Deaf Studies 
Hometown: Worcester, Massachusetts

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Nathan Howard ’25

Studies he's considering:
Political Science, History, Prelaw Program 
Hometown: Rehoboth, Massachusetts

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Eva Janigian ’25

Studies she's considering:
Classics, Anthropology, Computer Science 
Hometown: Fairlawn, Ohio

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Joseph Lucas ’25

Studies he's considering:
Political Science or Psychology 
Hometown: Pflugerville, Texas

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Isabella Ruel ’25

Studies she's considering:
Neuroscience major, education minor, dance minor 
Hometown: Littleton, Massachusetts

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Second-Year Students

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Grace Dolan '24

Studies she's considering:
Psychology Major/ Education Minor, Teacher Education Program 
Hometown: Stowe, Vermont

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Grace Driscoll '24

Studies she's considering:
International studies, business, ethics, and society
Hometown: Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Elsi Ojanen '24

Studies she's considering:
English/Religious Studies
Hometown: Rindge, New Hampshire

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Owen Whaley '24

Studies he's considering:
Political Science, History, Pre-law Program
Hometown: Cary, North Carolina

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Upperclass Students

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Hunter Gutt '23

Areas of Study:
Architectural studies, biology and environmental studies
Hometown: Petoskey, Michigan

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Maggie Hannick '22

Areas of Study:
Health Studies and Mandarin Chinese on the prelaw track
Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri

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Julia Maher '23

Areas of Study:
English major with a concentration in gender, sexuality, and women’s studies
Hometown: Tacoma, Washington  

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Simonai Santiago '23

Areas of Study:
(Major) Health Studies, (Minor Concentration) Africana Studies and Pre-Health Track
Hometown: Lawrence, Massachusetts

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Study Abroad

MOST RECENT

2021-2022 Academic Year

Cork, Ireland
study abroad blogger

Jany M. Gonzalez ’23

Areas of Study:
International Studies and Health Studies double major
Hometown: Johnston, Rhode Island
Duration: Fall Semester

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Coruña, Spain
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Patrick Nolan ’23

Areas of Study:
Psychology
Hometown: Gillette, New Jersey
Duration: Full academic year

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Dublin , Ireland
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Brendan Ryan ’23

Areas of Study:
Theatre and English double major with a Creative Writing concentration
Hometown: Milton, Massachusetts
Duration: Full academic year

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Rome, Italy
study abroad blogger

Mary Whitney ’23

Areas of Study:
Art History and Classics double major
Hometown: Santa Cruz, California
Duration: Full academic year

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Departments

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Admissions

Admission: Not Impossible

Admissions officers blog about application process

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Career Planning Center

Center for Career Development

Offers information for mapping your future


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Center for liberal Arts in the world

J.D. Power Center for Liberal Arts in the World

Learn about hands-on learning opportunities at Holy Cross, and how you can get involved


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CBL

Community-Based Learning

Holy Cross students address some of the community's pressing issues


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Ciocca Program

Ciocca Center for Business, Ethics, and Society

Offers information to students preparing for career in business


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CLP

Classics Department

Information about the Department of Classics


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Sustainability

Sustainability

Safeguarding the environment for future generations reflects our Jesuit mission.


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Artonthehill

Treasures on the Mount

Art on the Holy Cross Campus.


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Faculty

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Various professors

Holy Cross faculty members offer analysis for the Conversation, an independent news and commentary website.

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E O'Donnell

Edward O'Donnell

Title: Associate professor of history

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L Phillip

Leila Philip

Title: Professor of English

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Matthew Schmalz

Mathew Schmalz

Title: Associate professor of religious studies

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S Vinberg

Steve Vineberg

Title: Professor of theatre

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