Blogs 

To find out what life is really like at Holy Cross, look no further than this blogs page. 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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AnnaGrace Greenho '22

Studies she's considering:
Psychology 
Hometown: Charleston, S.C.

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Olivia Hastie '22

Studies she's considering:
Political Science, Theatre 
Hometown: Hollistown, Mass

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Ramsés Taveras '22

Studies he's considering:
Accounting 
Hometown: Providence, R.I.

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Second-Year Students

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Mitchell Baker '22

Areas of Study:
Political Science and Philosophy double major
Hometown: Upton, Massachusetts

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Aidan Ruppert '22

Areas of Study:
Psychology major
Hometown: Rochester, New York

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Upperclassmen

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Third-Year Students
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Elizabeth Griffin ’21

Areas of Study:
English and Music double major  
Hometown: Cohasset, Massachusetts

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Third-Year Students
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Xochitl Tapia ’21

Areas of Study:
English major, Latin American, Latinx and Caribbean Studies concentration 
Hometown: Kansas City, Missouri

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Fourth-Year Students
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Spencer Caron '20

Areas of Study:
Philosophy major 
Hometown: Belchertown, Massachusetts

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Study Abroad

MOST RECENT

Amman, Jordan
study abroad blogger

Matthew Kennelly '21

Areas of Study:
International Studies major 
Hometown: Garden City, New York
Duration: Full academic year

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Rome, Italy
study abroad blogger

Hui Li '21

Areas of Study:
Classics and Psychology double major 
Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts
Duration: Fall 2019

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Yaoundé, Cameroon
study abroad blogger

Grace Manning '21

Areas of Study:
English and French double major, Peace and Conflict Studies concentration
Hometown: Enniskerry, Ireland
Duration: Fall 2019

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Dijon, France
study abroad blogger

Jacob McDonald '21

Areas of Study:
Computer Science and French double major
Hometown: Paxton, Massachusetts
Duration: Full academic year

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A Coruña, Spain
study abroad blogger

Kate McLaughlin '21

Areas of Study:
History and Spanish double major 
Hometown: Pelham, New York
Duration: Full academic year

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Lima, Peru
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Sarah Shorter '21

Areas of Study:
Anthropology major, Latin American, Latinx, and Caribbean Studies concentration
Hometown: Lexington, Massachusetts
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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Teacher education program

Teacher Education Program

Holy Cross students reflect on their experiences as student-teachers in local Worcester schools.


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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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