About Providence College

Providence College is a primarily undergraduate, liberal arts, independent, not-for-profit, Catholic institution of higher education. Committed to fostering academic excellence through the sciences and humanities, the College provides a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment.

Providence College was founded in 1917 by the Dominican Friars at the invitation of Bishop Harkins to provide a Catholic education in the arts and sciences.

Community Service

Providence College Students Kick Off the Spring Semester with a Service Learning Project

Providence College students began the spring semester by participating in the second annual MLK Day of Service from January 19 thru January 20, 2014, celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

8 months ago
Community Service

Providence College Students Spend Winter Break Volunteering in New Orleans

Recently a number of Providence College students participated in the College's annual NOLA (New Orleans, L.A.) Immersion 2014 trip, a faith-based service trip in response to the needs of post-Katrina New Orleans.

8 months ago
Community Service

Providence College Students Coordinate Volunteer Effort

Providence College students serve as leaders for the College's third annual FaithWorks service immersion program.

15 days ago
Community Service

Providence College Freshmen Spend First College Days Participating in Community Service

Members of the Providence College class of 2018 kicked off their college careers by participating in the College's third annual FaithWorks service immersion program.

15 days ago
Student Competition

Providence College Students Spend Summer Conducting Research

A group of Providence College students recently participated in the 7th Annual Rhode Island Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows Conference (SURF).

about 1 month ago