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Welcome Mass for New Student Families

Thursday, August 25, 20163 p.m.
Location: Peterson Recreation Center

College President Rev. Brian J. Shanley, O.P. ’80 and members of the Dominican community will celebrate Mass, one of a series of events welcoming the Class of 2020 to Providence College.

Convocation: Centennial Official Opening

Wednesday, August 31, 20168:30 a.m.
Location: Peterson Recreation Center

Convocation will feature a keynote address by Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist and author Nicholas Kristof, as well as faculty presentations in the Ruane Center for the Humanities and lunch on the Slavin lawn. For more information and to register, go to the Academic Convocation webpage.  

Centennial Opening Mass

Wednesday, August 31, 201611 a.m.
Location: Peterson Recreation Center

Bishop Thomas J. Tobin of the Diocese of Providence will be the principal celebrant and College President Rev. Brian J. Shanley, O.P. ’80 will be the homilist of this Mass, commemorating a century of Catholic and Dominican tradition at Providence College.

SCE Centennial Celebration

Wednesday, August 31, 20165:30 p.m.
Location: The Ruane Great Room

Join SCE for a once-in-a-lifetime event at PC! Providence College and the School of Continuing Education (SCE) will be celebrating our 100th anniversary throughout the 2016-17 year. The very first classes at PC were offered through SCE and we are proud to be able to claim “100 Years of Changing Lives”. You are invited to […]

Humanities Forum: Rev. Richard Clifford

Friday, September 9, 20163 p.m.
Location: Ruane 105

Rev. Richard Clifford, S.J., Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Boston College, will present the first installment in the 2016-2017 Humanities Forum series, “The Beginning of Genesis: What Should We Learn from It Today?” For more information: A reception will follow in the Ruane Great Room. A Boston College and U.S. Jesuit icon, Rev. Richard Clifford, […]

Centennial Presidential Speaker Series

Tuesday, September 13, 20164 p.m.
Location: Blackfriars Theater, Smith Center for the Arts

Monsignor Timothy Verdon, the renowned art historian who directs the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo and the Diocesan Office of Sacred Art and Church Cultural Heritage in Florence, will present “The Dominicans and the Renaissance in Florence,” the first public lecture in Providence College’s Centennial Presidential Speaker Series. A reception will follow. Monsignor Verdon will also […]

Centennial Galleries Exhibition: Erin Leland and Will Hutnick

Thursday, September 15, 20165 p.m. - 9/16/16 8 p.m.
Location: Reilly Gallery, Smith Center for the Arts and the Hunt-Cavanagh Gallery

ERIN LELAND: CATWALK INFORMED BY A PRIEST Reilly Gallery, Smith Center for the Arts runs August 24 – October 8, 2016 Public Reception: September 15, 6–8pm Artist Talk: September 15, 5pm In response to her yearlong observation of The Thomas McGlynn Sculpture Collection and Studio at Providence College, and informed by her conversations with collection curator Father […]

Humanities Forum: Clayborne Carson

Friday, September 23, 20163 p.m.
Location: '64 Hall

Dr. Clayborne Carson, Ronnie Lott Director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University, will present a lecture in the Providence College 2015-2016 Humanities Forum series. For more information: A scholar, activist, and playwright, Clayborne Carson is one of the foremost experts on the life and legacy of Martin Luther King […]

Humanities Forum: Sansho the Bailiff

Thursday, September 29, 20167 p.m.
Location: Guzman 250

Dr. Raphael Shargel, associate professor of English, will screen and lead a discussion of Kenji Mizoguchi’s 1954 film, “Sansho the Bailiff.” For more information: Considered one of Kenji Mizoguchi’s seminal works, Sansho the Bailiff chronicles the story of two Japanese children from privileged society sold into slavery. The film is set in Japan’s Heian period (794-1185 A.D.) Reception to follow in Guzman […]

St. Dominic Weekend

Friday, September 30, 20165 p.m. - Saturday, October 1, 20168/25/16 11:30 p.m.
Location: Various locations

Providence College’s annual expression of appreciation for its generous and faithful supporters takes on a centennial theme in 2016, serving as the launch point for the social and cultural celebration of the College’s 100th anniversary. St. Dominic Weekend begins with a series of Friday afternoon and evening events. A full schedule, including registration information, will […]