Pre-Professional & Academic
Accounting Association / American Chemical Society (ACS)/Phi Chi / American Council of Healthcare Executives / Biology Society / Debate Team / Education Club / Future Friar Executives / Johannine Society / Law Society / National Society of Collegiate Scholars / Organization of Student Social Workers OSSW) /Pershing Rifles / Philosophy Club / Student Web
The Accounting Association is an organization relating mostly to the fields of business and mathematics. The Association welcomes Accounting minors and majors. Through this organization, students are encouraged to participate in activities and explore career opportunities available as both internships as well as permanent positions.
American Chemical Society (ACS)/Phi Chi
The A.C.S.S.A. is a group which shares a similar interest in chemistry. Among its activities, A.C.S.S.A. holds an annual Welcome Back barbecue, volunteers in local elementary schools, sponsors guest speakers and coordinates a mentoring program for incoming freshmen.
American Council of Healthcare Executives
The Biology Society was founded to provide students (both science and non-science majors) who have an interest in biology the opportunity to explore all areas of the subject. The meetings provide opportunities for students to meet with their peers as well as their professors in a casual setting. Past activities include guest lectures, student-faculty socials, workshops with inner-city schools, as well as biology-related field trips to the Boston Museum of Science and the Mystic Aquarium.
The Debate Team travels to various schools for competitions around New England. The team also co-sponsors debates on campus with other clubs and organizations in relevant issues. In the past, the team has participated in the Harvard National Model United Nations. We are not a big organization, but that is not why the team exists; it's for the fun, the good times, and the experience of it all.
The Education Club is open to all Providence College students. We are looking for energetic, dynamic people who enjoy working with their peers to educate the community around them. It is a great opportunity for students to meet new people, experience working with children, and have fun as well. Members have the opportunity to tutor at local schools, participate in Breast Cancer Awareness and Lee National Denim Day, Student Teacher banquets and events, and various fundraisers.
Future Friar Executives
Future Friar Executives (FFE) is Providence College's Business Club. Founded in 2003, FFE is an award-winning club that provides students opportunities to gain real world business skills through various events, speakers, and workshops. FFE Web site
The Providence College Johannine Society is interested in promoting historical awareness amongst the Providence College community. The club sponsors guest lectures, trips to museums and historical sites, as well as movie nights. Events are open to all, and are almost always free.
The Law Society exists to provide students with an interest in law and legal studies a chance to expand their knowledge and understanding of the US law system. We hold group meetings, panel discussions (featuring attorneys and judges,) trips to courthouses and mock trial debates.
National Society of Collegiate Scholars
The N.S.C.S. is a nationally recognized honor society for students who excel in their first two years of college. With a belief that with scholarship comes a duty for service, the N.S.C.S. participates in many activities ranging from Special Olympics to intervening in the local school system.
Organization of Student Social Workers (OSSW)
The Organization of Student Social Workers (O.S.S.W.) is dedicated to reaching out to the community. O.S.S.W. sponsors several events throughout the year such as the AIDS quilt, a clothing drive, Christmas in April, and Adopt-A-Family. We also spend time fundraising and volunteering for community agencies and organizations.
In 1956, Pershing Rifles had its official inauguration into the Providence College ROTC unit as Company K-12. It is a cadet-run organization dedicated to community service and leadership excellence. Over the past few years they have worked with the Lions Club and Rotary Club in cosponsoring fund-raisers for people in need.
The Student Web is an organization whose goal is to offer the members of the Providence College community web pages, e-mail addresses and e-mail aliases. Through the resources of the Student Web, and in accordance with the usage policy of the school, the PC community is given the opportunity to express their interests through the use of the internet.