Providence College to Host Millennial Alumni Authors

Providence, R.I. – Providence College (PC) is scheduled to host their second Veritas and Values program- “Published & Proud: Millennial Alumni Authors and their stories,” on October 17, 2016 at 6:30p.m. The panel discussion will take place in the Ruane Center for the Humanities. (Media should plan to enter campus via the main entrance off River Avenue. After entering the main gate, take the immediate right, park in any of the lots behind Ruane and Phillips Memorial Library.) 

A total of four alumni, Emily Benfer ’99, Alison Espach ’07, Michael Hartigan ’04, and Matt Weber ‘06, will lead an interactive panel discussion about their journey through PC and their pathway to becoming successful published authors. Associate Professor of English and Novelist, Epaphras Osondu, will moderate the discussion. The panel discussion will be followed by a complimentary reception. Each author will be on campus during the day to meet with students and faculty and attend class lectures.  

Founded in 1917, Providence College is the only college or university in the United States administered by the Dominican Friars. The Catholic, liberal arts college has an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 3,900 students and offers degrees in 49 academic majors.  Since 1997, Providence College consistently has been ranked among the top five regional universities in the north according to U.S. News & World Reports’ “America’s Best Colleges.”