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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 9, 2014
Providence College Student Honored by National Civic Organization

Providence, R.I. – Gretta Schaaf  ’15, a resident of Foxboro, Mass., and a Public and Community Service Studies major at Providence College, was recently selected one of 197 undergraduates from 36 states to receive a Newman Civic Fellow Award by Campus Compact.







Release Date: April 8, 2014
Providence College Receives Environmental Merit Award from Narragansett Bay Commission

Providence, R.I. – Providence College (PC) has recently been awarded the 2013 Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC) Environmental Merit Award for its stormwater management efforts, demonstrating innovation and a commitment to controlling stormwater discharges to the NBC system.  PC is the first two-time winner of the award.





Release date: April 7, 2014
Providence College School of Business is Biggest Riser on List of Nation’s Top Undergraduate Business Programs

Providence, R.I. – Providence College School of Business (PCSB) ranked 75th among the nation's best undergraduate business programs in the annual Bloomberg Businessweek rankings, announced last week. PCSB was the biggest gainer among all schools, jumping 34 spots, due to an improved employer survey score.

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

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