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 — March 2  — News

College loses community partner with the death of Francis H. Smith

The College lost a great friend and community partner with the death on Tuesday, Feb. 24, of Francis H. Smith, 56, former executive director of the Smith Hill CDC. Mr. Smith was the father of five, including two students and an alumna.

Historian Taylor Branch explains the lessons we’re still learning from Selma

The events 50 years ago in Alabama that inspired the movie Selma remind us how difficult it is to implement democracy and how effective non-violent protest can be, according to civil rights historian Taylor Branch. 

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

Friars and Food, Providence College Magazine 
Academics More

‘History Runs Backward’
Historian Taylor Branch engages College community in discussion about civil rights, democracy.

#take5 for Lent
Campus Ministry leads campaign to encourage the College community to spend 5 minutes praying daily during Lent.

A Scholarly Anniversary
Dr. Roger Carmosino celebrates 40 years as the editor of an international research journal.

European Tour
Students in two choral groups to perform in Vienna, Salzburg, and Prague this spring.

Banking on Success
Bank of America's CEO shares insights on leadership, values, service with PC students and guests.

Getting to Know Them
Students tell the stories of immigrants and refugees in a unique course experience.

Taylor Branch to Visit
Civil rights author will lecture, meet students, and offer faculty workshop on Feb. 10.

Alumni More

From Basketball to Obama
Dr. Sheila Harrity ’87 describes how PC helped her become National High School Principal of the Year.

Mystery Novel Twists
John J. Partridge ’61 incorporates PC and a fictitious Dominican into his latest book.

Welcome Alumni, Families
More than 1,500 expected on campus Feb. 13-15 for Alumni & Family Weekend.

Solid Connections
Nearly 775 alumni and students interact in a series of career-oriented opportunities.

Fulbright Opportunity
Special-education teacher Kate Raffile ’04 is thrilled to do research in New Zealand.

Saluted for Service
PC brings home honors for community service contributions.

Alumni Receive Chemistry Research Fellowships
Four chemistry majors are researching global issues, thanks to prestigious grants.



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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