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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 College makes PROMISE to Rising HS Seniors

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 College makes PROMISE to Rising HS Seniors

Providence PROMISE Program motivates students and gets them on the path to college Starting Tuesday, July 5, the Providence PROMISE […]

Providence College Professor’s Study Finds Ride-Sharing Saves Lives, Reduces DUI

Also finds decline in arrests, disorderly conduct and assaults PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Providence College Associate Professor of Economics Dr. Angela Dills […]

Providence College Students: Transforming Society

Community service initiatives are a vital part of the Providence College experience Providence College students annually volunteer nearly 50,000 hours […]

Huxley Avenue to Close

PROVIDENCE COLLEGE TO CLOSE COLLEGE-OWNED PORTION OF HUXLEY AVENUE PERMANENTLY ON MAY 18TH PC Purchased This Stretch of Huxley Ave. […]

Heather Abbott to Deliver Providence College Commencement Address

Providence, R.I. – Heather Abbott ’03G, whose injuries in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing led her to establish a foundation […]

Providence College Surpasses $140 Million Campaign Goal

College Reaches Goal Earlier Than Expected;  Will Continue to Build Upon Momentum Through Centennial Year Providence, R.I. – Providence College […]

Providence College Vice President for Business and Finance Named “CFO of the Year” by Providence Business News

Providence, R.I. – John M. Sweeney, a resident of Glastonbury, Conn., and senior vice president/chief financial officer at Providence College, […]

Providence College School of Business Students Take Top Prize at National Ethics Competition

Providence, R.I. – A team of four students from the Providence College School of Business (PCSB) took first place for […]

Providence College Students Volunteer During Their Spring Break Helping Communities in the United States and Abroad

Providence, R.I. – Providence College students recently spent their 2016 spring break traveling throughout the United States and abroad, learning about […]

Catholic Relief Services President and CEO Speak Providence College

Providence, R.I. – Providence College School of Business (PCSB) and the Office of Mission and Ministry present the second annual […]

PROVIDENCE COLLEGE WILL CLOSE COLLEGE-OWNED PORTION OF HUXLEY AVENUE TO VEHICULAR TRAFFIC THIS SPRING

PC Purchased This Stretch of Huxley Ave. from City in 2012; Closure is Part of College’s “Campus Transformation” Plan Providence, […]

Providence College School of Business Announces First Recipient of Ruane Award for Business Education Innovation

Providence, R.I. – Providence College School of Business (PCSB) announced today the inaugural recipient of the Ruane Award for Business […]

Providence College School of Business Introduces First Micro MBA Certificate Program in Rhode Island

Providence, R.I. – Providence College School of Business (PCSB) announced today a first -of-its-kind business program in Rhode Island – […]

Providence College to Launch Construction of Ruane Friar Development Center

A new gift from former Providence College Board of Trustees Chair Michael A. Ruane ’71 & ’13Hon. and his wife, […]

Providence College And City of Providence Recreation Department will Partner for Junior Friars Program

Page Image Providence College And City of Providence Recreation Department will Partner for Junior Friars Program For Immediate Release: December 7, […]

Providence College Receives 2015 Avon Campus Grant for Program to Assist in Reducing Sexual Assault, Dating Abuse and Stalking

Providence, R.I. – Providence College has received a $10,000 grant from the Avon Foundation for Women through its Speak Out […]

Providence College Receives Gift for School of Business Program

Providence, R.I. – Providence College announced today a $500,000 pledge by professor emeritus of business administration Gustave C. Coté, for […]

Rabbi to Speak at Providence College as part of Catholic-Jewish Series

Providence, R.I. – Rabbi Jack Bemporad, Director of the Center for Interreligious Understanding in Teaneck, N.J., will deliver a presentation […]

Providence College English Professor Named Vermont Poet Laureate

For Immediate Release: November 2, 2015   ​Providence, R.I. – Chard deNiord, a professor of English at Providence College, has […]

Providence College School of Business MBA Program Ranked Among Nation’s Top Part-Time Business Programs

Providence, R.I. – The Providence College School of Business (PCSB) MBA program debuted at No. 67 in Bloomberg Businessweek’s U.S. […]

Providence College’s Randall Professor to Speak on Ethics

Providence, R.I. — Dr. David Solomon, this year’s Rev. Robert J. Randall Professor in Christian Culture at Providence College, will […]

Providence College Breaks Ground for New School of Business Building

Providence, R.I. – Providence College today broke ground for construction of the Arthur & Patricia Ryan Center for Business Studies, […]

Providence College Joins Accredited Mexican Consortium for Social Work Faculty and Students

Providence, R.I. – Providence College (PC) announced today it has signed an agreement with the Center for Global Education and […]

Providence College Biology Professor Analyzes Marine Animal Colonies, Finds Plankton Let the Young Do the Steering

Providence, R.I. – Dr. John H. Costello, professor of biology at Providence College and lead author of the research paper, […]

Providence College Biology Professor Awarded Two Grants From The National Science Foundation

A team of scientists, including a Providence College biology professor, will build upon past research to study how prey react […]

Major Gift From Cape Cod Resident to Support Scholarships at Providence College

Page Image Major Gift From Cape Cod Resident to Support Scholarships at Providence College For Immediate Release: August 4, 2015 ?Providence, […]