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Providence College Press Releases 2014 - 2015


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.


Release Date: May 13, 2015
Providence College Study Shows $200 Million Impact on State, City Economies in FY2014

 Providence, R.I. - Providence College today released an economic impact summary which showed that the College contributed almost $200 million ($197,880,535) to the state of Rhode Island and the city of Providence economies in fiscal 2014.  The report was compiled by the College’s Office of Public Affairs, Community and Government Relations. No multipliers were used for any portion of the study.

Release Date: May 6, 2015
Providence College and Johnson & Wales University Partner With Articulation Agreement

Providence, R.I. – Providence College and Johnson & Wales University (JWU) today announced an articulation agreement for acceptance into JWU’s Physician Assistant Studies Program. The agreement, signed this morning by officials from both schools, will provide preferred admission for up to six qualified PC graduates for each admission cycle in the master’s degree program at Johnson & Wales.


Chrissy Centazzo
Public Affairs, Community and Government Relations Specialist
(401) 865-2413

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