The Office of Public Affairs, Community and Government Relations welcomes your interest in news about Providence College. Posted on this page are current news releases about important College events, activities, and achievements.
Page Image Providence College Faculty Senate Passes Resolution in Support for Diversity and Inclusion For Immediate Release: March 12, 2016 […]
February 21, 2018 – Today, the Peace Corps announced that Providence College (PC) ranked No. 16 among small schools on the agency's 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are 11 Friars currently volunteering worldwide.
Dec. 4, 2017, Providence, RI – Carly Fiorina, a 2016 Republican Presidential candidate and the former CEO of Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ), will give a talk at Providence College on Thursday, April 26, 2018. Her lecture will serve as this academic year’s Fiondella Lecture and as the annual Providence College School of Business Dean’s Symposium presentation.
Nov. 16, 2017, Providence, RI – Providence College (PC) was recently ranked 10th in the United States for semester-long study abroad in the category of Master's Colleges and Universities. The designation was released in the annual "Open Doors" report conducted by the Institute of International Education (IIE) and covers the 2015-16 academic year, the latest year reported.
Providence, R.I. – September 20, 2017 – Providence College today announced that Dr. Jonathan Richardson, assistant professor of biology, has received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for $125,310. With this grant, Richardson and an undergraduate student will spend time studying urban ecology and landscape genetics in rats.
Providence, R.I. – September 18, 2017 – Providence College (PC) today announced the completion of the most successful fund-raising campaign in the College's 100-year history. Our Moment: The Next Century Campaign for Providence College, concluded this past weekend with a celebration on the PC campus that included trustees, students, faculty, administrators, staff, alumni, and friends. At the main event on Saturday evening, the College announced it has raised $185 million, over 30% more than the campaign’s original goal of $140 million when it was launched publicly in October 2014.
Dear Members of the Providence College Community: Today, President Trump announced that he would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The President is calling on Congress to enact a legislative solution before the DACA program expires on March 5, 2018. No action against anyone currently protected by the program is expected before then.
Providence, R.I. – August 4, 2017 – Providence College today announced that the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, under the leadership of Dr. Seann Mulcahy and Dr. Kathleen Cornely, has received The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc.'s Jean Dreyfus Lectureship for Undergraduate Institutions award for 2017. PC is the first college in Rhode Island to receive this distinguished award.
Providence, R.I. – July 13, 2017 – Providence College announced today that PC students, faculty, staff, alumni, fans and friends of the College who live in Rhode Island, can now apply for their own PC license plates.
Providence, R.I. – June 15, 2017 - Providence College Awards Construction Management Contract for First Phase of Ruane Friar Development Center to Dimeo Construction Company
Providence, R.I. – June 8, 2017 - Providence College Awarded Federal Grant for Suicide Prevention
Providence, R.I. – June 7, 2017 - Providence College Awarded NCAA Grant for Alcohol Education
Providence, RI – The Community Lens course at Providence College will be organizing a photography exhibition entitled commYOUnity: Everyone’s a […]
April 5, 2017 – Providence, RI – Providence College (PC) alum and internationally known writer Roy Peter Clark ’70, will […]
The College’s gift will be paired with a service component which will coordinate PC student, faculty and staff volunteer efforts […]
Providence, R.I. – Providence College today announced the creation of a new endowed chair in economics that will be funded […]
Providence, R.I. – Jan. 26, 2017 - A series of spring semester events will commemorate the year long celebration of Providence College's centennial, beginning in mid-January.
Providence, R.I. – Jan. 9, 2017 - Providence College (PC) today announced that its School of Continuing Education (SCE) has received a gift to support a new scholarship fund designated for veterans of military service who attend SCE.
Providence, RI - Providence College (PC) today announced that it has been chosen to receive its first major grant from the Clare Boothe Luce Program at the Henry Luce Foundation. The program is the largest source of private funding for women studying science, mathematics and engineering.
Providence, RI - Noted historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin will kick off the Providence College Liberal Arts Honors Symposium, to be held the weekend of October 21 and 22 at the College.
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.
Providence, R.I. – Providence College (PC) broke ground today for the Ruane Friar Development Center, a new, multi-purpose facility attached to Alumni Hall. The first phase will include a basketball practice facility and space for associated Department of Athletics activities. The two-story facility will enhance significantly Friar athletics, student services, and College community life.
Providence, R.I. – Providence College (PC) will break ground for the Ruane Friar Development Center on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at noon. The ceremony willl take place in front of Alumni Hall at the northwest edge of the College’s campus.
Providence, R.I. - Providence College (PC) is ranked number one in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 “Best Colleges – Regional Universities – North” category. The rankings were released earlier today. PC ranked second in the category last year.
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