Two male students talk while talking to each other at a table in a city cafe.

Expand the College’s presence and deepen and communicate its engagement in the Worcester community by:

  • Strengthening efforts to recruit students and employees from Worcester
  • Building and enhancing partnerships with area organizations and businesses

"Holy Cross' whole mission ... It's not about doing things for people, it's about doing things with people."

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A wide angle view of city hall in downtown Worcester, MA.
Two male students wearing Holy Cross sweatshirts cheer at a hockey game at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA.

Create and celebrate opportunities for Holy Cross community members to experience and learn in Worcester, including:

  • Student internships, research and service to the community
  • Institutional collaborations with higher education peers in the region

Create, sustain and convey a more welcoming campus environment for Worcester community members and others.