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The Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 issues received the Bronze Award in the District 1 Excellence Awards Competition of CASE, the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education. Entries were judged on design, photography, writing, and overall magazine. District 1 encompasses colleges and universities in New England and northeast Canada.

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Full-text editions of Providence College Magazine

Spring 2017 Issue

Fall 2016 issue

Spring 2016 issue

Fall 2015 Issue

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Spring 2017 Magazine

Standing for Justice: Emily A. Benfer ’99

Living through History: Michael P. Sullivan ’88

Dr. Roy Peter Clark ’70: What a Difference a Half Century Makes

Smooth Sailing

Black and White Buzz, Spring 2017

PC in Hollywood

Six Friar greats honored as ‘Legends Forever’

Scholar Power: Dr. Seann P. Mulcahy

Business School of the Future

Men’s basketball, hockey storm into NCAAs again

The Last Word: This Glorious Place

Helping gentlemen reach their potential: Kenneth Chabert ’10

PC Centennial News

Team spirit at Connecticut high school

News from regional alumni clubs

Three cheers for PC alumni

Canavans’ gift expands sports medicine options for student-athletes

Former student honors Dr. McCaffrey with fund

Lecture series encourages students to consider science careers

PC News Spring 2017

Retired Col. Noel Doyle ’58, wife create scholarship fund for SCE student-veterans

Friartown All the Way

Class Notes: Spring 2017

Around Friartown

Spring 2017 Issue

Friar Explorations journeying to Italy in October

In Memoriam: Paul J. Austin ’63; Mal Brown Award recipient mentored young alumni

In Memoriam: Douglas J. Sullivan ’74; Black Alumni Committee leader, former NAA Council member

In Memoriam: Richard A. Ernst ’61; played two sports, coached at PC

In Memoriam: Rev. Adrian G. Dabash, O.P. ’62 & ’63G; retired art professor, former chaplain

In Memoriam: Rev. Norman F. Haddad, O.P. ’54 & ’01Hon.; served as PC trustee, prior provinicial

Jackson ’09G establishes scholarship fund in memory of Dr. McCaffrey

In Memoriam: Gordon H. Holmes ’61; his shot put PC basketball ‘on the map’

In Memoriam: Deaths, Spring 2017

Liberal arts ethos strengthens National Board of Overseers’ resolve

Sail away with the Spring 2017 issue

Students face ethical dilemmas in first PC business case competition

Rev. John S. Peterson, O.P. ’57 embodied PC, Dominican Order

Clare Boothe Luce scholarships to enhance opportunities for women in STEM disciplines

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Fall 2016 Magazine

Champion at Life: Basketball star Lenny Wilkens ’60

Mission Possible: First-generation students are fulfilling their mission — and ours

The young and the energetic: New Dominican chaplains embrace the calling

Mission Possible: Maegan Renaud ’17

Mission Possible: Yemery Villafana ’17

Mission Possible: Pedro Alemán ’17

Fall 2016 issue

For love of the game: Olympic medalist Sara DeCosta-Hayes ’00

The Last Word: Bound together by Providence

Moments of Grace: Dr. Grace ’62 reflects on his Providence College history

Behind the scenes at the Fall 2016 magazine cover shoot

O’Connor ’75 develops tax case that leads to historic Supreme Court ruling

Ex-Friars build life around a game they love

PC News/Briefly

Moments That Endure: Timeline of highlights from Providence College’s first 100 years

Our Moment campaign update

Dominicans an enduring presence at PC

Black and White Buzz

Class Notes: 2007 to 2016 (Friars of the Last Decade)

O’Connor ’75 develops tax case that leads to historic Supreme Court ruling

News from regional alumni clubs

Class Notes: 2000s

Class Notes: 1990s

Rev. Paul J. Philibert, O.P. ’58; theologian and Renaissance man

Class Notes: 1980s

Class Notes: 1970s

William F. Donnelly ’51; Faithful Friar award recipient served in multiple alumni capacities

Peter J. Bongiorni, C.P.A.; retired accountancy professor taught for 34 years

Class Notes: 1960s

Recent deaths

Peter M. Weiblen: A PC love affair that worked both ways

Hon. James E. Doyle ’60; longest-serving mayor of Pawtucket, R.I.

Natalie R. Seigle; retired English professor specialized in business communications

Carol F. Bedard; SCE special lecturer received two honors from Dominican Order

John B. Barnini ’40; centenarian provided longstanding support for capital projects, student aid

Four alumni celebrate priestly ordinations

A great-uncle’s estate gift is helping to renovate Providence College science complex

Dr. Elaine O. Chaika, professor emerita of English and a linguistics scholar

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Spring 2016 Magazine

Friars and Fashion

Dr. Joseph J. Box ’51 goes back to school at 92

When in Rome

A new chair in economics

An eye-popping update for Alumni Hall, Slavin Center

Four winter teams rash NCAA party

Black & White Buzz: Spring 2016

THE LAST WORD: Eight centuries later, the urgency remains

Buy Design: Ted McNamara ’86 launches a new business manufacturing Italian shoes

The art — and science, and history, and sociology, and philosophy — of fashion

Rose A. Boyle ’82 & ’90G; special lecturer in education, former OAS coordinator


Fashion accessories

Regional Alumni Clubs: A thank-a-thon for our alumni veterans

A vibrant world

Regional Alumni Clubs: Join fellow Friars on ‘America’s Music Cities,’ Portugal tours

Regional Alumni Clubs: Friar Days #2: ‘Let’s Go, Friars!’

Regional Alumni Clubs: Four clubs welcome new presidents


Campaign leadership gifts

New athletics home opens

Accounting firms fortify Ryan Center

Voters look to youthful Mayor Correia ’13

Why I give: Megan (Condron) Smith ’91

Gerosa ’94 takes command of ‘USS Constitution’

#techstyle: A new exhibit at the MFA, Boston

Who What Wear: A Q&A with Dr. Michelle Tolini Finamore ’91

A special year for a special agent

Eileen A. Walsh; served College for 49 years in multiple roles

CLASS NOTES, Spring 2016

Fame and Friars: 14 Friars inducted into Athletics Hall of Fame

A game-changing gift

PC News

Contributions put Burke ’77 in a league of his own

Excitement builds for the centennial


Marcia L. Battle; administrative assistant was known for her work ethic, warmth

Rome is where the heart Is

Next semester at PC in Rome

Spring 2016 issue

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Fall 2015 Magazine

The Face of Research

There’s a priest in the biology lab

For the Long Run: Bright Road Ahead for PC Athletics

Submerged in research

Scholar teams at work

Transforming Ghana from a lab in Providence

Research by the numbers

Q&A with Dr. Kris A. Monahan, director of sponsored research

Our Faculty: Research Interests

Co-founders gratified as Urban Action program celebrates 25 years

‘Lost Class of 1944’ member still fighting for fellow veterans

English professor deNiord appointed Vermont’s poet laureate

Academic services team keeps the Friars in the game

LAST WORD: The Needle in the Haystack

Why We Give: Dr. Marian Mattison ’04P and Marshall Raucci, Jr. ’04P

The preparation that few see

Take it from Florida’s top financial advisor

In Memoriam: Paul E. Vorro ’69; retired lecturer in Graduate Education Program

Honk if you love PC

PC’s national profile

Our Moment: Recent $1 million campaign gifts

Our Moment: campaign leadership gifts

Black and White BUZZ, Fall 2015

College breaks ground for Arthur F. and Patricia Ryan Center for Business Studies

Mary S. McElroy ’87 nominated for federal bench

Arts enthusiast earns Pell Award

Quinn ’05 named conductor of Juneau Symphony

Weddings: Kevin E. Smith ’12 and Kelly M. Branham ’12


Facilitating excellence

News from regional alumni clubs

In Memoriam: Dr. Matthew S. Pugh, associate professor of philosophy; expert on Asian philosophy; ‘Star Trek’ fan

Class Notes: Fall 2015

News in Brief

Fall 2015 Issue

In Memoriam: Joseph A. Caffey, Sr. ’74; loyal alumnus, affordable housing advocate

In Memoriam: Officer Michael A. Lannon ’04SCE: a heart-and-soul Friar

Reunion Weekend 2015: celebrating champions

New NAA Council president: PC ‘connection’ is unique

In Memoriam: Rose M. Kennedy; served as library clerk for 29 years

Six alumni assigned to Teach For America positions

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