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Commencement News

2012 Graduates

All about the Class of '12
Nearly 1,200 receive degrees at PC's Ninety-Fourth Commencement Exercises.



2012 Graduates

No Doubt about Viola
Actress inspires graduates to 'go out and live!'



• Read a transcript of Viola Davis' speech.  

• Read the greetings presented by Danielle C. Ladd '12, senior class president, at Commencement.

• Read the homily delivered by College President Rev. Brian J. Shanley, O.P. '80 at the Commencement Mass.

• Read the greetings delivered by Michael A. Wahl '12 at the Academic Awards Ceremony.

• Read the speech presented by Chard deNiord, associate professor of English and recipient of the 2011-12 Joseph R. Accinno Faculty Teaching Award at the Academic Awards Ceremony.


Meet the Class of 2012


Two Tied for Top Honors
Michael A. Wahl '12, Emma Wright '12 earned the highest academic rank.


Ben Kreczko and Chris Horn

Giving Youth a Voice
Chris Horn ’12, Ben Kreczko ’12 found a recording studio for city teens.



Mo Maruping

Insurance for the Future
Mo Maruping '12 lands prestigious job, thanks to PC support.



Charles '71 and Jenna Borkowski '12

Family Tradition Matters
Legacy students in the Class of 2012 speak proudly about their Friar roots.



SCE graduates

A Decade in the Making
Persistence brings degrees for Ana Marin '12SCE, Ashley Wheeler '12SCE.



Widmer twins

Mentors and Creators
Twins Max and Nick Widmer ’12 ‘brought joy’ to endeavors.


Catholic and Dominican

What does it mean to be a Catholic and Dominican college? We invite you to explore this question and the distinctive mission of Providence College.
About Providence College's Catholic and Dominican Identity