Celebrating the Providence College Centennial

Centennial Year in Review

Enjoy these highlights from Providence College’s celebrations of its centennial year...

The Promise of Providence

The Promise of Providence, co-produced by Leonard and Mary Kay Wall, premiered during PC’s Celebration of the Century on Saturday, Oct. 1, during St. Dominic Weekend, an annual event honoring the College’s most generous benefactors. Read more about the centennial film.

Centennial Celebrations

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

Centennial Year in Review

Centennial Exhibit installed in Harkins Hall rotunda

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

Academic Convocation Day on social media

Academic Convocation 2016 photos

Academic Convocation Day highlights

Father Shanley’s Centennial Opening Homily

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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.

Providence College: a story of love, compassion, humor, and history

Come into the Garden, Maud?

Rev. Edward P. Doyle, O.P. ’34, Dominican liberator

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

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

War Memorial Grotto served as a core of the College 

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