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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: April 15, 2015
Providence College Student Honored by National Civic Organization

Providence, R.I. – Matthew Smith ’16, a resident of Providence, R.I., and a public and community service major at Providence College, was recently selected one of 197 undergraduates from 36 states to receive a Newman Civic Fellow Award by Campus Compact.


Release Date: April 13, 2015
Providence College to Honor the Father of Liberation Theology

Providence, R.I. – Rev. Gustavo Gutiérrez, O.P., father of Liberation Theology, will receive an honorary doctorate in Divinity from Providence College on Monday, April 27, 2015 at 4:00 p.m., in Slavin Center, ’64 Hall, on campus.





Release Date: April 8, 2015
Legendary Singer to Deliver Providence College Commencement Address on Sunday, May 17, 2015

Providence, R.I. – Darlene Love, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member and star of the Academy-Award-winning documentary, 20 Feet From Stardom, will receive an honorary doctorate in Music and present the Commencement Address at Providence College’s Ninety-Seventh Commencement Exercises on Sunday, May 17, 2015. The ceremony will take place at 11:00 a.m. at the Dunkin' Donuts Center, 1 La Salle Square, Providence, R.I.



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

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