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Impact Stories

"I have learned the importance of loving what you do and have learned how to expand my comfort zone in ways that I could not have imagined doing a year ago. "

Emily Iannaconi ’17
Matt Ginn '15

"Holy Cross allowed me to grow as a person and as a hockey player, and has helped prepare me for future success both on and off the ice."

Matt Ginn ’15
Amy Murphy

"The beauty of a Holy Cross education is that our students are well-positioned to pursue jobs, organizations, industries and professions that are congruent with their interests, strengths and goals."

Amy Murphy, Director, Center for Career Development

"We are very grateful to the Luths for their generous donation, which will benefit all of the student-athletes at Holy Cross."

Bill Carmody, Men's Basketball Coach

"Through contemplative prayer and with the guidance of my spiritual directors, I was also able to reconnect with my passions and was challenged to ask myself important questions."

Brenda Nahiely Hernandez ’17, San Diego, Calif.
Professor David Damiano

"When it comes to learning, the more we can be in discovery mode, the better."

David Damiano, Professor of mathematics
Hayward B. Shine ’16

"For me, attending Holy Cross is really a dream come true. That dream came true due to the generosity of the alumni of the College."

Hayward B. Shine ’16, New York, NY
Jennifer Nash '17

"Your gift to Holy Cross enhances the education of students like Jennifer Nash '17, an economics major and French minor."

Jennifer Nash '17, Long Beach, NY

"Our students — and our community — are enriched by our music, theatre and dance performances."

Lynn Kremer, The Rev. John E. Brooks, S.J., Chair in Humanities
Maxine Harney ’18

"[Holy Cross] means community and family to me…I feel like I’m a part of something and that I’m giving back as well. "

Maxine Harney ’18

"An education can change someone’s life forever."

Monica Polanco ’16, Lawrence, Mass.
 Sam Poryanda ’16

"I am becoming a master of time management, and I am constantly pushing the limits with the idea that anything can be accomplished with hard work."

Sam Poryanda ’16, Branford, Conn.