Master storyteller Mike Leonard ’70 creates a centennial film about Providence College

Mike Leonard ’70 & ’00Hon., who spent more than 30…

Centennial Celebrations

Take a look at videos, photos, stories, and social media from events during the College’s centennial year.

Rev. James Martin, S.J. discusses the dual natures of Jesus

Cardinal Dolan praises John Paul II’s role in advancing Catholic-Jewish relations

New Student Family Weekend photo gallery

Harkins Hall Cake

Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin discusses the qualities of presidential leadership

The Celebration of the Century, captured on social media

Friar 5K social media

The Harkins Hall cake

Master storyteller Mike Leonard ’70 creates a centennial film about Providence College

Academic Convocation Day on social media

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Centennial Stories

Milestones big and small mark Providence College’s first century, but some things remained constant — strong leadership, academic excellence, and a community built on faith that celebrates success and perseveres through tragedy. Here’s a look at some moments from those first 100 years.

Remembering the Aquinas fire

Vatican conference, Urbano’s resolve lead to Jewish-Catholic series 

College’s ROTC develops character, leaders dedicated to serving nation   

The Veridames: ‘The Ladies of Truth at Providence College’ 

SCE changing lives for 100 years and counting  

Maureen Corcoran ’79 and her family story

The Establishment and Naming of Providence College

Brother Damian Marie finds his calling at Providence College

The Origin of Providence College

The presidency of Rev. William Paul Haas, O.P. ’48

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Centennial Galleries Exhibition: Many Cities, One Providence

Thursday, January 26, 20175 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Location: Hunt-Cavanagh Gallery

MANY CITIES, ONE PROVIDENCE: CITIES OF CASTILE Hunt-Cavanagh Gallery, Hunt-Cavanagh Hall runs January 19 – March 3, 2017 Public Reception: Thursday, January 26, 6–8pm Artist + Curator…

Silkroad Ensemble Concert

Friday, January 27, 20177 p.m.
Location: Ryan Concert Hall

Musician and recording artist Ed Sweeney ’77 will perform a concert with featured members of the renowned Silkroad Ensemble. Presented by the Providence College Department…

Humanities Forum: Patrick Breen

Friday, January 27, 20173 p.m.
Location: Ruane 105

The Land Shall Be Deluged in Blood: Reconsidering the Nat Turner Slave Revolt Patrick Breen, Associate Professor of History, Providence College Dr. Breen’s scholarship has established…


Friday, January 27, 20178 p.m.
Location: Angell Blackfriars Theatre in the Smith Center for the Arts

THE LARAMIE PROJECT by Moisés Kaufman and the Members of Tectonic Theater Project January 27-29; February 10-12 Fridays, Saturdays at 8 PM; Sundays at…

St. Thomas Aquinas Lecture: Rev. Sixto Castro, O.P.

Tuesday, January 31, 20174 p.m.
Location: Aquinas Lounge

Rev. Sixto Castro, O.P. will present a lecture Art as Theology as Art: Current Insights into Aesthetic Theology. Father Castro is a professor of aesthetics at…

Humanities Forum: Esther Chung-Kim

Friday, February 3, 20173 p.m.
Location: Ruane 105

The Humanities Forum hosts: The Rev. Cornelius P. Forster, O.P. Making History Lecture Series (sponsored by The Gladys Brooks Foundation) Esther Chung-Kim, Associate Professor of…

“Tested” Film Screening and Discussion

Tuesday, February 7, 20175 p.m.
Location: Ruane LL05

Presented by the Providence College School of Professional Studies Disputed Question Series, a screening of Curtis Chin’s film “Tested,” followed by a discussion involving Chin…

Alumni & Family Weekend

Friday, February 10, 2017 - Sunday, February 12, 2017
Location: Various locations

The centennial version of PC’s annual celebration of the Friar family. Alumni, parents, and friends visit campus to connect with fellow Friars, learn more about…

Humanities Forum: Bruce Gordon

Friday, February 10, 20173 p.m.
Location: Ruane 105

The Life and Times of John Calvin’s Institutes of the Christian Religion Bruce Gordon, Titus Street Professor of Ecclesiastical History, Yale Divinity School A Yale…

Centennial Presidential Speaker Series: Dr. Danielle Allen

Monday, February 13, 20174 p.m. -
Location: Slavin '64 Hall

Keynote Speaker: Danielle Allen, Ph.D., director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University Acclaimed political philosopher Danielle Allen will present “Democracy…