2015-2016 Press Releases
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.
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.
Providence, R.I. – Providence College posted a “Welcome Class of 2020” social media video yesterday that has gone viral and broken the College’s social media records.
Incoming PC freshmen start semester with three days of community service Providence, R.I. – Members of Providence College’s Class of […]
Providence, R.I. - When the fall semester of the 2016-17 academic year begins later this month, Providence College will mark the 100th anniversary of its founding. To celebrate this historic milestone, the College will host events honoring its century of academic excellence and meaningful service in the Catholic and Dominican tradition.
Providence, R.I. - Providence PROMISE Program motivates students and gets them on the path to college. Starting Tuesday, July 5, the Providence PROMISE Program at Providence College will provide 21 rising Providence high school students the opportunity to see what it is like to be a college student. As a way to experience what transitioning into college means, these students will, twice a week over the next five weeks, take classes and discover what it is like to do academic research, speak in front of their fellow students, complete critical reading and thinking exercises, and manage their time effectively.
Providence PROMISE Program motivates students and gets them on the path to college Starting Tuesday, July 5, the Providence PROMISE […]
Also finds decline in arrests, disorderly conduct and assaults PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Providence College Associate Professor of Economics Dr. Angela Dills […]
PROVIDENCE COLLEGE TO CLOSE COLLEGE-OWNED PORTION OF HUXLEY AVENUE PERMANENTLY ON MAY 18TH PC Purchased This Stretch of Huxley Ave. […]
Providence, R.I. – Heather Abbott ’03G, whose injuries in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing led her to establish a foundation […]
College Reaches Goal Earlier Than Expected; Will Continue to Build Upon Momentum Through Centennial Year Providence, R.I. – Providence College […]
Providence, R.I. – John M. Sweeney, a resident of Glastonbury, Conn., and senior vice president/chief financial officer at Providence College, […]
Providence, R.I. – A team of four students from the Providence College School of Business (PCSB) took first place for […]
Providence, R.I. – Providence College students recently spent their 2016 spring break traveling throughout the United States and abroad, learning about […]
Providence, R.I. – Providence College School of Business (PCSB) and the Office of Mission and Ministry present the second annual […]
PC Purchased This Stretch of Huxley Ave. from City in 2012; Closure is Part of College’s “Campus Transformation” Plan Providence, […]
Providence, R.I. – Providence College School of Business (PCSB) announced today the inaugural recipient of the Ruane Award for Business […]
Providence, R.I. – Providence College School of Business (PCSB) announced today a first -of-its-kind business program in Rhode Island – […]
A new gift from former Providence College Board of Trustees Chair Michael A. Ruane ’71 & ’13Hon. and his wife, […]
Page Image Providence College And City of Providence Recreation Department will Partner for Junior Friars Program For Immediate Release: December 7, […]
Providence, R.I. – Providence College has received a $10,000 grant from the Avon Foundation for Women through its Speak Out […]
Providence, R.I. – Providence College announced today a $500,000 pledge by professor emeritus of business administration Gustave C. Coté, for […]
Providence, R.I. – Rabbi Jack Bemporad, Director of the Center for Interreligious Understanding in Teaneck, N.J., will deliver a presentation […]
For Immediate Release: November 2, 2015 Providence, R.I. – Chard deNiord, a professor of English at Providence College, has […]
Providence, R.I. – The Providence College School of Business (PCSB) MBA program debuted at No. 67 in Bloomberg Businessweek’s U.S. […]
Providence, R.I. — Dr. David Solomon, this year’s Rev. Robert J. Randall Professor in Christian Culture at Providence College, will […]
Providence, R.I. – Providence College today broke ground for construction of the Arthur & Patricia Ryan Center for Business Studies, […]
Providence, R.I. – Providence College (PC) announced today it has signed an agreement with the Center for Global Education and […]
Providence, R.I. – Dr. John H. Costello, professor of biology at Providence College and lead author of the research paper, […]
A team of scientists, including a Providence College biology professor, will build upon past research to study how prey react […]
Page Image Major Gift From Cape Cod Resident to Support Scholarships at Providence College For Immediate Release: August 4, 2015 ?Providence, […]