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 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…

Centennial Galleries Exhibition: Deb Sokolow

Thursday, February 23, 20175 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Location: Reid Gallery - Smith Center for the Arts

DEB SOKOLOW Reilly Gallery, Smith Center for the Arts runs January 19 – March 3, 2017 Public Reception: Thursday, February 23, 6–8pm Artist Talk: Thursday, February…

Humanities Forum: Sacred and Profane – I Cantori Performance

Friday, February 24, 20173 p.m.
Location: Fiondella Great Room

Sacred and Profane: a performance by I Cantori Dr. T. J. Harper, conductor Michael C. Kregler, accompanist Providence College choir I Cantori illuminates the relationship…

Humanities Forum: The Seventh Seal

Thursday, March 16, 20177 p.m.
Location: Guzman 250

A screening and discussion of Ingmar Bergman’s The Seventh Seal Hosted by Raphael Shargel, Associate Professor of English, Providence College A knight returning home from…

Centennial Presidential Lecture Series on Global Health

Thursday, March 16, 20174 p.m.
Location: TBA

Panel speakers include: Paul Farmer, M.D.:  anthropologist and physician, co-founder of Partners in Health, longtime activist and leader in global health care. Robert Gallo ’59,…

St. Joseph Lecture: Massimo Faggioli, Ph.D.

Friday, March 24, 20174 p.m.
Location: Aquinas Lounge

Massimo Faggioli, Ph.D. is a professor in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at Villanova University. A contributing editor to Commonweal, Dr. Faggioli is…

Humanities Forum: David K. O’Connor

Friday, March 24, 20173 p.m.
Location: Ruane 105

Fear of Fecundity and the Roots of the Modern World David K. O’Connor, Associate Professor of Philosophy, the University of Notre Dame An expert on…

Jewish History of PC, 1917-1965

Thursday, March 30, 20174:30 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…

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…

Humanities Forum: Plato Conference

Friday, April 7, 20176 p.m.
Location: Ruane Center for the Humanities

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…