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Members of the Class of 2019 moved into residence halls and started Orientation on Thursday, Aug. 26. Read more about the start of the 2015-2016 school year.


Basketball is one of 23 intramural sports programs offered at Providence College, where more than half of the students participate in at least one sport. While the competition is intense — consider that 75 percent of the student body played varsity sports in high school — the action is marked by a spirit of camaraderie, support, and fun.

From Providence to New Providence: Students traveled to Guatemala as part of a Campus Ministry service immersion trip to San Lucas Mission, where they built homes in the village of Communidad Nueva Providencia, San Lucas Toliman. See more photos on Facebook

Meredith Zenowich ’96 of the Rhode Island State Police talks about her job as part of Veritas and Values: Friar Alumnae Success Stories, an alumnae career panel discussion, as Tricia McNamara Caracappa ’92, listens.


How does praising your child affect self-esteem? Dr. Jennifer Van Reet, associate professor of psychology and principal investigator of PC's Kid Think research lab, discusses some recent research and shares some practical advice for parents.


Connor Barrett ’16 and Kristin Michels ’16 of the Providence College Accounting Association get a bike into riding condition at the fifth annual community service day sponsored by the association and PricewaterhouseCoopers at St. Mary’s Home for Children in North Providence, R.I., on April 11. Approximately 85 students and alumni participated.

From left, Katrina Pavao ’16, Justin Maloney ’15, and Jennifer Dorn ’18 play lead roles in the Department of Theatre, Dance and Film’s production of Blithe Spirit, a farce by Noel Coward. The presentation will be staged on March 27-29 and April 10-12 in the Smith Center for the Arts. Go to the box office website for tickets and more information. (Photo by Gabi Dess ’18)

The Phillips Memorial Library’s Digital Commons, an online platform for publishing College scholarship and creative work, is celebrating its one millionth download.

Hear Dr. Sheila M. Harrity ’87, the National High School Principal of the Year in 2014, deliver the keynote address at Alumni & Family Weekend. Read more about the festivities:

Skyler Carlin ’17 samples foods prepared by Sodexo chef Bilal Eido of the United Arab Emirates, right, in Raymond Dining Hall this week. Eido is visiting the United States as part of the Global Chef Program, a month-long chef residency in which Sodexo’s top chefs travel and share authentic international cuisine with local teams, students, faculty, and staff.


Hear Matthew Guardino, assistant professor of political science, discuss the culture of celebrity journalism, with the recent events surrounding NBC's Night News anchor Brian Williams and his suspension.


The School of Business and the Investment Club recently opened a new Finance Lab in the Feinstein Academic Center. Among those who stopped by are, from left, club officers Patrick J. Ferguson ’15 (president); Christopher Bunsa ’16 (vice president); and James M. Kirby ’15 (secretary). The lab is open weekday afternoons to undergraduate finance students, MBA finance students, and Investment Club members. It features eight workstations, with access to trading software only, and two television monitors.

PC students traveled to Nicaragua, over winter break to work with residents at Waves of Hope, a non-profit education organization, as part of Youth Development across Borders, a Global Service Learning course. Here, Marco Aurelien ’16 and Katie Dul '15 listen and record stories for The Listening Project, a way to create an open forum for community members. See more Global Service Learning photos on Flickr.

Ben Williams ’15 as Count Alexis, left, and Courteney Olenzak ’17 as Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun play leading roles in the Department of Theatre, Dance, and Film’s production of Marie Antoinette: The Color of Flesh, by Joel Gross. Marie Antoinette will be presented in the Angell Blackfriars Theatre of the Smith Center for the Arts on Jan. 23-25 and Jan. 30-Feb. 1. Curtain times are 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. For more information and tickets, click here. (Photo: Logan Bruneau ’16)


Members of the Science Fiction Club play Trivial Pursuit’s “Lord of the Rings” game in between greeting student peers during the spring semester-kickoff Involvement Fair in the Slavin Center. From left are James Seabright ’16, Josef Riccio ’18, and Patrick McCall ’15. More than 100 student clubs and organizations set up information booths and tables on two levels of the center.




Motivational speaker Rebecca Curran '06 discussed the themes of ability and attitude in this year's Freshman Common Reading Book, Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell, and her experience living and succeeding as a little person while a student at Providence College and beyond.

Approximately 200 girls in grades 3-8 gathered at Providence College for the second annual Girls on the Run 5K, co-sponsored by the Department of Athletics. Read more:

Effective with the new year, all PC military and veteran students are invited to use the ROTC Cadet Lounge in the Slavin Center as a meeting, social, or study space. The expansion of the lounge’s use is particularly good news to the College’s School of Continuing Education, which has a significant number of current military and veteran students. Lounge hours are 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, when the ROTC office is open. Amenities include snack items, a refrigerator, and a microwave oven.​
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