Holy Cross Magazine

Volume 52 Number 4



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In This Issue

  • Five Holy Cross Faculty Members Promoted to Rank of Professor
    The professors discuss their scholarship and proudest accomplishments while at the College.
  • Chaplains' Office Welcomes New Staff
    Rev. Keith Maczkiewicz, S.J. and Andrew Omondi will serve as assistant chaplains.
  • When in Rome
    The intense immersion of Holy Cross’ Maymester Program is transformative not only for students — but also for their faculty instructors.
  • Syllabus: Environmental Chemistry
    The summer course students partake in frequent experiments to help complex subjects gel.
  • Le Chevalier à Mont St. James
    English professor Maurice Géracht receives a new addition to his 52-year (and counting) story of teaching, scholarship and impact on Holy Cross — a French knighthood.
  • Where the Heart Is
    At the local, state and national levels, alumni are taking the charge to be sure everyone can afford a place to live.
  • Action and Impact
    A nonprofit founded by young alumni is changing lives in one Honduran region by founding two schools and leading medical mission trips, with plans for more.
  • Last Lap
    After 43 years and 241 combined wins, second-generation swimming and diving coach Barry Parenteau has a lot to be thankful for.
  • Big Hearts, Big Win
    Dedication to volunteering lands Holy Cross women’s volleyball in the top spot in NCAA community service challenge.
  • Finding Oneself in Others
    Two years of service in a Southeast Asian female prison helped Theresa Becchi ’10 discover commonality in an unlikely place.
  • A Champion for the Creative Majority
    ​Artist Maggie O'Neill '99 is spearheading a cause to make sure the work of underrepresented women artists is seen worldwide.