Navigate Up
Sign In

​News Archives

The following are PC news articles, in order of publication.
PC News

High-Stakes Event
The Fall Career Expo, the premier career program of the academic year, is set for Sept. 24.

Randall Professor’s a Poet
Kathleen Norris, award-winning author, will teach, lecture on campus.

Language Assignment
Students translate marketing information into Spanish for Parent Program.

Step Up
PC offers bystander training to help keep members of the Friar family safe.

Security in Your Smartphone
PC’s new smartphone apps provide reference information and notification in case of an emergency.

Funding Research
Faculty use College grants to fund research in the humanities, sciences.

It’s about Community
New students, faculty gather for Academic Convocation, the official start of the academic year.

Summer at Woods Hole
Four students spend the summer doing research in the lab of Dr. Joseph A. DeGiorgis.

Part of the Cancer Puzzle
With another NIH grant, Rev. Nicanor Austriaco O.P. can train even more undergraduate students to become cancer researchers.

Back to School
The academic year begins with the arrival of 1,037 freshmen and 21 new tenure-track faculty.

State of the Art
Dr. Deborah Johnson’s research demonstrates the economic impact of the arts in R.I.

Starting with Service
Nearly 200 students start their freshman year with service around Providence through Urban Action, FaithWorks.

Arts & Sciences Scholars
Four faculty members in different disciplines are awarded summer research grants.

Professionalism Personified
Mary R. Politelli’s caring disposition permeated the School of Business and the College.

Friar Foundations
25 members of the Class of 2018 spent 5 weeks on campus this summer, earning credits while learning about college life.

Friars on Tires
PC’s Cycling Team finished in the top half of its conference in its first year.

Russia Bound
Dr. Nuria Alonso García will spend a sabbatical year in Saint Petersburg, Russia, thanks to a Fulbright Award.

Living Laboratory
Biology students can observe nature at work at a bio-retention garden featuring native plants.

Waste Not
Friar Food Rescue, which delivers excess food from PC dining halls to the hungry, expands and evolves.

Embracing Community
Hispanic community members share Mass, meal, fellowship with PC staff.

New Research Funding
Four students receive inaugural Walsh Fellowships for chemistry, biology research.

Summer Reading
Freshmen, transfer students will read and discuss Outliers this summer.

Music for all
Music students teach piano lessons to children and gain some education skills in the process.

College wins CASE Award
PC receives highest honor for admission/recruitment publication.

Back to Campus
Alumni gather for Reunion Weekend, enjoying WaterFire, barbecue, and awards brunch.

A Summer Abroad
For 11 Father Smith Fellows, summer means study, service around the world.

Drogula Wins Teaching Award
History professor honored for teaching, his "first and best love."

Doubly Rewarding
Accountancy students and alumni enjoy networking while sprucing up agency’s property.

Plea to Class of 2014
Speaker Dr. Temple Grandin exhorts graduates to work on "real projects."

Bryce the Student
Basketball star Bryce Cotton ’14 made his mark in the classroom, too.

Scholar Power
Creativity, curiosity, and enthusiasm define Alanna Smith ’14, the College’s latest Fulbright recipient.

A Faith Deepened
Saadia Ahmad ’14, Muslim student on a Catholic campus, introduced Interfaith Dialogue Group.

Forever a Friar
Cowl columnist Matt Santos ’14, who majored in English and biology, was accepted early to Brown’s medical school.

Career Navigator
A resourceful Sarah J. Michel ’14 excitedly awaits joining global food giant Nestlé.

From Job Loss to Degree
Unemployment leads John McNeil ’14SCE to bachelor’s degree and new career.

A Legacy of Service
Dave O’Connor ’14 started community service initiatives that will continue long after he graduates.

Discovering Leadership
While excelling at PC, Taiwo Adefiyiju ’14 encouraged students at her former high school in Providence.

Life in the Lab
Ryan Post ’14 spends three years on neuroscience research, authors three papers published in scientific journals.

Top Students
Valedictorians Katerina Protsenko '14, Laura Wells '14 say coming to PC was the best decision they ever made.

Restoring Homes, Lives
PC gives $750,000 grant to non-profit group to support housing in Smith Hill.

On Smith Hill
Student documentary, new café increase PC’s presence in the community.

Record-Setting Celebration
More than $877,000 is raised for key causes at the fifth annual “A Night in Black & White.”

Celebrating research
More than 200 students participate in annual Celebration of Scholarship and Creativity.

Miss America visits PC
First Indian-American to wear crown tells students to fight cultural misconceptions.

Graduate career advice
New advisor helps graduate students with career search.

Why Suffering?
Dr. Eleanore Stump presents Aquinas’ views on the existence of suffering in the Delasanta Honors Lecture.

Goodness and Gracious
Alumni and parents welcome Habitat for Humanity students with dinners and tales.

Business School Boost
PC’s School of Business rockets up Businessweek’s ranking of undergraduate programs.

Getting Students to Sleep
Armed with data, alumna, physician strive to improve student sleep habits.

Bridge Program Dawns
“Friar Foundations” aims to build first-year students’ academic, social confidence.

Alumni News and information

The Cowl, the student newspaper for Providence College

Friars Athletics News

Media Room- Information for the News Media

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