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.

7 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.

7 months 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).

21 days ago
Dean's List

Students Named to Dean's List at Providence College's School of Continuing Education

Providence College students named to the Dean's List at the College's School of Continuing Education (SCE), for the Spring 2014 semester.

2 months ago
Dean's List

Undergraduate Students Named to Dean's List at Providence College

Providence College Undergrads named to the Dean's List for the Spring 2014 semester.

2 months ago