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: September 28, 2016
Providence, R.I. – Providence College (PC) will break ground for the Ruane Friar Development Center on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at noon. The ceremony willl take place in front of Alumni Hall at the northwest edge of the College’s campus.
Release Date: September 13, 2016
Providence College Ranked #1 in U.S. News & World’s 2017 “Best Colleges – Regional Universities – North” category.
Providence, R.I. - Providence College (PC) is ranked number one in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 “Best Colleges – Regional Universities – North” category. The rankings were released earlier today. PC ranked second in the category last year.
Release Date: August 23, 2016
Providence College Facebook Video Breaks School Viewership Record
Providence, R.I. – Providence College posted a “Welcome Class of 2020” social media video yesterday that has gone viral and broken the College’s social media records.
Release Date: August 19, 2016
Providence College Students Give Back Before They Even Get Here
Providence, R.I. – Members of Providence College’s Class of 2020 will kick off their freshman year by participating in the College’s 26th annual Urban Action (UA) community service program.
Release Date: August 1, 2016
Providence College Turns 100: Be a part of the Centennial Celebration
Providence, R.I. - When the fall semester of the 2016-17 academic year begins later this month, Providence College will mark the 100th anniversary of its founding. To celebrate this historic milestone, the College will host events honoring its century of academic excellence and meaningful service in the Catholic and Dominican tradition.
Providence, R.I. – Providence College affirmed today that it will close permanently the College-owned portion of Huxley Ave. (Eaton Street to Ventura Street) to all vehicular traffic on Wednesday, May 18th. PC had previously announced in February its intention to close the College-owned portion of the street sometime between May 15th and June 1st.
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