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 Spend Spring Break Volunteering in Dominican Republic and Mexico, as part of Global Service Learning Program

PC students volunteered to spend their spring break to work in 2 different locations - the Dominican Republic and Mexico. The trips are part of a global studies course called Community Development in the Americas.

29 days ago
Community Service

Providence College Students Spend Spring Break Working at Habitat for Humanity Housing Site

A group of Providence College students recently spent a week working with Habitat for Humanity as part of the College's Alternative Spring Break 2014 program.

about 1 month ago
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.

3 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.

3 months ago
Dean's List

Providence College School of Continuing Education Students Make Dean's List for Fall 2013

The following students at Providence College's School of Continuing Education have been named to the Dean's List for Fall 2013.

4 months ago