Providence College celebrates Charter Day

On Feb. 14, 1917. the governor of Rhode Island signed…

Centennial Celebrations

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

Providence College celebrates Charter Day

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

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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.

Dribbling to the Garden

LEGACY IN FRIARTOWN: Bryan Donovan ’20 and Drew Ford ’20 share their unique perspective on the 1986-87 Friars  

The Blizzard of 1978

The legacy of athletic trainer Mal Brown ’33

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  

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

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Inaugural Lavoie Lecture: Dr. W. Eddie Martucci ’04

Tuesday, March 28, 20175 p.m.
Location: Ruane LL05

The inaugural Lavoie Lecture features Dr. W. Eddie Martucci ’04, co-founder and CEO at Akili Interactive Labs and vice president at PureTech Ventures. Could That

Jewish History of PC, 1917-1965

Thursday, March 30, 20175 p.m.
Location: TBA

“Sons of Providence: The Jewish History of Providence College, 1917-1965” In an era of anti-Semitism and quotas that limited the number of Jews admitted to…

Liberal Education and Science Conference

Saturday, April 1, 20178:30 a.m.
Location: Providence College Campus

The Liberal Pursuit of Nature: Science, Humanities, and Liberal Education ​April 1, 2017 Providence College Providence, RI Sponsored by: ​The School of Arts and Sciences…

Delasanta Lecture: Dr. Peter John Kreeft

Thursday, April 6, 20177 p.m.
Location: Fiondella Great Room

Dr. Peter John Kreeft, professor of philosophy at Boston College and one of the world’s foremost Christian apologetics, will present the annual Delasanta Lecture, sponsored…

Humanities Forum: Plato Conference

Friday, April 7, 20174:30 p.m.
Location: Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies

A conference on the subject of Plato, organized by Dr. Colin King of the Providence College Department of Philosophy, in collaboration with colleagues from Brown…

Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine

Friday, April 7, 20178 p.m.
Location: Angell Blackfriars Theatre in the Smith Center for the Arts

INTO THE WOODS Music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by James Lapine April 7-9, 21-23 Fridays, Saturdays at 8 PM; Sundays at 2 PM…

Family Day

Saturday, April 8, 20179 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Various locations on campus

On Family Day, accepted students and their families come to campus to learn more about PC’s academic programs and opportunities for student involvement here. Academic…

St. Catherine of Siena Lecture

Tuesday, April 18, 20174 p.m.
Location: Aquinas Lounge

Sister Barbara Reid, O.P., vice president and academic dean at Catholic Theological Union, will speak about “Seeking the Truth that Sets Us Free.” The St.…

Rev. Doyle Special Collection Event

Tuesday, April 18, 20175 p.m.
Location: Fiondella Great Room

This event will celebrate the life, service, and heroism of Rev. Edward P. Doyle, O.P. Father Doyle was a faithful Friar: a PC student who…


Saturday, April 22, 2017
Location: TBA

FUSION (Friars United for Service In Our Neighborhood) was developed by the College’s Providence President’s Council and was launched in 2007 as part of a…