Exhibit Name: Rhode Island Congressman John E. Fogarty - “Mr. Public Health.”
Dates: March 11, 2013 - May 31, 2013
Rhode Island Congressman John E. Fogarty’s tenure in the
House of Representatives brought extraordinary advances in the fields of labor,
health, education and welfare all overseen by his Appropriations Sub-committee.
Some of his most outstanding
accomplishments came in the field of health where he was often referred to as
the “Champion of Better Health for the Nation” and “Mr. Public Health.”
The display celebrates the many achievements of Congressman
Fogarty by remembering his 100th Birthday in conjunction with the John E. Fogarty Centennial Celebration and Symposium sponsored by The John E. Fogarty Foundation for Persons with Intellectual and
Developmental Disabilities. For additional information on the Foundation’s mission and
activities to support inclusive
programs, research and organizations that provide services to improve and
enhance the quality of life for Rhode Island individuals with intellectual and
developmental disabilities, please visit our display and The Fogarty Foundation
Exhibit Name: 50th Anniversary of the Providence College Study Abroad.
Dates: Feb. 15, 2013 - May 31, 2013
For 50 years, study abroad has been and continues to be the
most transformative experience of students’ undergraduate PC experience. The
opportunities for intercultural learning and personal development help them
acquire the values, knowledge, and skills they will need not only to be
successful in their careers, but ultimately in living purposeful lives that
will contribute in some real way to the greater world community. This display celebrates that 50 year
tradition of program excellence and student opportunity to broaden their horizons
by studying abroad.
All exhibits are open to the PC Community and the General Public for free.
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