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Providence College Press Releases 2013-2014


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: April 22, 2014
Providence College Theologian and Biologist Receives Prestigious NIH Grant for Cancer Research

Providence, R.I. – Reverend Nicanor Austriaco, O.P., associate professor of biology at Providence College, has been awarded a $257,049 grant from the National Institute of Health/National Institute for General Medical Sciences to support a project titled Genetic Dissection of Yeast Bax Inhibitor Function in UPR and Calcium Signaling.  The grant, which is an Academic Research Enhancement Award (NIH AREA R15), is for the period May 2014 through April 2017. 



Photo Credit: Melissa Brown '16



Release Date: April 21, 2014
Providence College, Providence Parks Department, and City Officials Collaborate to Build a Community Garden in Neighborhood Park

Providence, R.I. -- For the eighth consecutive year, Providence College alumni, staff, and students will work with the City of Providence in Friars United for Service in Our Neighborhood (FUSION).  This year’s project will be to build a community garden at Corliss Park (located on Corina Street, off of Hawkins Street in Providence, R.I.).  The event will be held on Saturday, April 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


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Chrissy Centazzo
Public Affairs, Community and Government Relations Specialist
(401) 865-2413

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