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Eileen Wisnewski - Job Searching During COVID-19

Director of the the Center for Career Education Eileen Wisnewski offers her advice for new graduates searching for jobs during COVID-19 and highlights the innovative ways Providence College has adapted to preparing students for their searches.

Tuba Agartan - The Structure of US Healthcare During COVID-19

Associate Professor of Health Policy & Management Tuba Agartan discusses her recent piece in The Conversation, a leading, publicly accessible academic journal. She elaborates on key points in her article: inefficiencies in the US healthcare system during COVID-19, the role of primary care in treating COVID-19, and how universal health coverage can strengthen US healthcare.

Anthony Affigne - Climate Change

Professor of Political Science Anthony Affigne describes the severity of climate change, how he conveys information on climate change to his students and the political options for curbing the acceleration of climate change.

Nick Sailor - The Role of Institutional Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Work in Athletics

Nick Sailor, Director for Teaching and Education for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, discusses his unique role at Providence College and the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion work in athletics.

Alexandria Caple - Misinformation Surrounding the Coronavirus

Dr. Alexandria Caple, a Consortium for Faculty Diversity Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, discusses the Coronavirus panic, how misinformation can spread rapidly in epidemics, and ways to correct misinformation about the Coronavirus.

Helen Caldwell - LVMH Buying Tiffany's

Professor of Marketing Helen Caldwell discusses why LVMH is buying Tiffany's, any changes to Tiffany's business model that the buyout may produce, and recent changes to the luxury retail market.

Wanda Ingram - MLK Convocation Week 2020

Senior Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies Wanda Ingram discusses this year's MLK Convocation Week including a summary of the week's events, this year's keynote speaker, and how MLK Convocation Week has developed over the last three years.

Alexandria Caple - The Psychology of Anti-Vaccination

Dr. Alexandria Caple, a Consortium for Faculty Diversity Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, discusses her research in misinformation correction and how it relates to the anti-vaccincation conflict.

Fr James Cuddy, O P - A Christmas Message to the PC Community

Fr. James Cuddy, O.P. sends off the students for Christmas break, and shares his Christmas plans on campus as well as his biggest childhood Christmas memories.

Anthony Affigne - Latino Politics

Professor of Political Science Anthony Affigne discusses the rise in Latino candidates in politics, the increase of the Latino population in the US, and the effects of such trends in Rhode Island.

Suzanne Bornschein - The Dangers of Vaping

Providence College Health Center physician Dr. Suzanne Bornschein discusses how the vaping epidemic came about, the health risks associated with vaping, and steps to help those addicted to vaping.

Joseph Cammarano - One Year Out From the 2020 Election

Associate Professor of Political Science Joseph Cammarano discusses the importance of the 2020 election for US politics, the likelihood of various candidates winning, and the differences in this election from others.

Raymond Sickinger - The History of Halloween

Professor of History Raymond Sickinger details the origins of Halloween, how modern Halloween traditions came to be, and the role of folklore in Halloween's development as a popular holiday.

Maia Bailey - The President's Sustainability Committee

Associate Professor of Biology and Chair of the Presidents's Sustainability Committee Maia Bailey discusses how the committee was formed, its role on campus, and future plans to enhance sustainability efforts at Providence College.

Stephen Perreault - Whistleblowing

Associate Professor of Accountancy Stephen Perreault discusses his research into what motivates whistleblowers to come forward, the importance of supporting whistleblowers, and his thoughts on the Trump-Ukraine whistleblower.

Dr. Osama Siddiqui - The Downton Abbey Movie

Ahead of the release of the "Downton Abbey" movie, Assistant Professor of History Osama Siddiqui discusses the historical accuracy of the original series, where in time the movie will take place, and the importance of the franchise in understanding British history.

Mary O'Keeffe - The Riccobono Academic Resilience Faculty Fellowship Program

Associate Professor of Psychology Mary O'Keeffe discusses the Riccobono Academic Resilience Faculty Fellowship Program, how the program supplements the offerings of PC's personal counseling center, and how to promote student resiliency and suicide prevention on campus.

Bryan Marinelli- Office of Academic Services

Bryan Marinelli, Director of Academic Services and the Writing Center, explains the various services that O.A.S. provides and why it is beneficial for students to pursue a job in tutoring while at PC.

Dr. Laura Williams- "Women in S.T.E.M." series

Dr. Laura Williams, assistant professor of biology, discusses the inaugural year of the "Women in S.T.E.M." speaker series at PC.

Ainslie Schultz- Marketing Ethics

Assistant Professor of Marketing Ainslie Schultz explains marketing ethics, gives examples of companies who have allegedly marketed unethically, and points out why it is better for businesses to be ethical when marketing.

Dr. Laura Williams - Student Research Assistants

Dr. Laura Williams, assistant professor of biology at PC, discusses the areas of study that are available for undergraduate research. She also explains the benefits for both students and professors alike when involved in research.

Darra Mulderry - Providence College's 2019 Fulbright Scholars

Darra Mulderry, Providence College - Center for Engaged Learning Darra Mulderry, associate director of the Center for Engaged Learning and advisor to PC's Fulbright applicants, describes the Fulbright scholarship program and the nuances of applying for the scholarship. She also details the three PC students who were awarded 2019 Fulbright scholarships.

Alexander Moffett- The Importance of Studying Western Civilization

Director of the Development of Western Civilization Program, Dr. Alexander Moffett, discusses the misuses of the concept of Western Civilization, and the value of an education in Western Civilization to correct those misuses.

Eric Sung - The Business and Innovation Minor

Eric Sung, Director of the Business and Innovation Program, discusses the format of the business and innovation minor, the benefits of the program for arts and science majors, and why the arts and business are compatible fields.

Fr. James Cuddy, O.P. - An Easter Message to the PC Community

Vice President for Mission and Ministry. Fr. James Cuddy, O.P., shares a message for the PC Community as the campus prepares for Easter.

Jonathan Richardson- The Environmental Biology Major

Associate Professor of Biology, Dr. Jonathan Richardson, discusses the features of the new Environmental Biology major, why it was developed, and how it will enhance students' learning experiences.

Keith Morton & Carlene Fonseca- Feinstein 2.0

Keith Morton, Director, and Carlene Fonseca, Associate Director, of the Feinstein Institute for Public Service discuss what Feinstein 2.0 is, the community partnerships that the Feinstein Institute has, and the new feature of the Feinstein Fellows program.

Jennifer Van Reet- Director of the Center for Engaged Learning

The Director of the Center for Engaged Learning, Jennifer Van Reet, discusses her background in psychology, how that background helps her in her role as Director, and what it means to be an engaged learner.

Shan Mukhtar - Director of the Center @ Moore Hall

Inaugural Director of the Center @ Moore Hall, Shan Mukhtar, discusses her path to PC as the Director, her plans to develop the Center, and how to use the Center to engage students.

Jennifer Swanberg- Dean of the School of Professional Studies

Dean of Professional Studies, Jennifer Swanberg, talks about the path that led her to become the Dean, and describes the unique benefits of each major within the School of Professional Studies.

Michael O'Connor- Director of the PACT Program

The Director of the Providence Alliance of Catholic Teachers (PACT), Michael O'Connor discusses what PACT is, the benefit it gives to its students and partnering Catholic schools, and how the program is unique from other master's degree programs.

Ralph Tavares- MLK Convocation Week

Director of Multicultural Student Success, Ralph Tavares, discusses this year's MLK Convocation Week guest speaker, the week's events, and the importance of the program's theme.

Fr. James Cuddy, O.P. - A Christmas Message to the PC Community

Fr. James Cuddy, O.P. sends off the students for Christmas break, and shares his Christmas plans on campus as well as his biggest childhood Christmas memories.

Dr. Joseph DeGiorgis - Biology Summer Research Projects

Professor of Biology, Joseph DeGiorgis, describes the two projects that he and a group of student summer researchers worked on in Woods Hole, MA.

Brian McCadden - Dean of Graduate Programs

Newly appointed Dean of Graduate Programs, Brian McCadden, discusses the path that brought him to this position, as well as his goals for strengthening graduate programs at PC.

Joe Cammarano - Rhode Island Midterm Elections Results

Associate Professor of Political Science, Dr. Joe Cammarano, discusses his thoughts on the results of the Rhode Island midterm elections.

Adam Myers- Midterm Elections National Outlook

Dr. Adam Myers discusses his observations and predictions for the 2018 federal midterm elections.

Joseph Stanley- Dean of the Center for Global Education

Dean of the Center for Global Education (formerly the Center for International Studies), Joseph Stanley, discusses his vision for developing new opportunities for global education programs.

Bob Driscoll- PC Athletics New Additions

Athletic Director Bob Driscoll discusses the new additions made to the coaching staff across the PC Athletics programs and the promise that the newest recruitment class brings to their teams.

Bob Driscoll- Ruane Friar Development Center

Athletic Director Bob Driscoll discusses the highlights of the new Ruane Friar Development Center and the impact it will have on PC's Men's Basketball team and PC Athletics as a whole.

Sheila Adamus Liotta- Science Complex Renovation

Dr. Sheila Adamus Liotta, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, discusses the features of the new science complex and the benefits it will bring to STEM majors.

Dr. Adam Myers- Rhode Island Primary Election Results

Assistant Professor of Political Science Adam Myers discusses the results of the Rhode Island primary election, his predictions for November, and changes he's noticed in Rhode Island politics.

Victory Day

Victory Day is only celebrated in Rhode Island. Find out how it started from Prof. Ray Sickinger from the Providence College history department.

Dr. John "Jack" Costello- Jellyfish Research

Dr. John "Jack" Costello, professor of biology at PC, explains his research of jellyfish and the practical applications of the findings.

Brian Lamoureux- The Effects of Social Media

Brian Lamoureux, practitioner of management at PC, discusses the effects of social media and mobile devices on traditional media consumption.

Dr. Sharon Murphy- Banking & Slavery PART II

Dr. Sharon Murphy, professor of history at PC, elaborates on her research project focused on the relationship between banking and slavery. Dr. Murphy recently received an American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship to complete her project: "Banking on Slavery in the Antebellum South."

Dr. Sharon Murphy- Slavery & Banking PART I

Dr. Sharon Murphy, professor of history at PC, explains her current research project focused on the connection between slavery and banking. As her research continues to develop, PART II will be available at

Dr. John "Jack" Costello- 2018 Outstanding Faculty Scholar

Dr. John "Jack" Costello, professor of biology at PC, is the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Faculty Scholar Award. He explains what this honor means to him and discusses his experiences in the Biology Department.

Providence College PACT Program

Brother Patrick Carey, cfc, Ph.D, director of PACT

Brian Lamoureux Facebook & The Data Debate

Professsor Brian Lamoureux talks about the future of Facebook. How did an app for meeting people turn into Senate Hearings for Mark Zuckerberg?