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Chrissy Centazzo
Director of Media Relations,
Public Affairs, Community and Government Relations
(401) 865-2413

Providence College Press Releases 2015- 2016


The Office of Public Affairs, Community and Government Relations welcomes your interest in news about Providence College. Posted on this page are current news releases about important College events, activities, and achievements.

Release Date: October 2, 2015

Providence College Breaks Ground for New School of Business Building

Providence, R.I. – Providence College today broke ground for construction of the Arthur & Patricia Ryan Center for Business Studies, which will house the Providence College School of Business (PCSB) program. Scheduled to open in spring 2017, it will serve as the learning environment for PCSB students and teachers, and a place of work for faculty and staff.


Release Date: September 28, 2015

Providence College Joins Accredited Mexican Consortium for Social Work Faculty and Students

Providence, R.I. – Providence College (PC) announced today it has signed an agreement with the Center for Global Education and Experience at Augsburg College (Minneapolis, Minn.), for membership in the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) Consortium in Mexico, a one-semester cooperative studies program for undergraduate social work students.


Release Date: September 1, 2015
Providence College Biology Professor Analyzes Marine Animal Colonies, Finds Plankton Let the Young Do the Steering

Providence, R.I. – Dr. John H. Costello, professor of biology at Providence College and lead author of the research paper, “Multi-jet propulsion organized by clonal development in a colonial siphonophore” has been published in Nature Communications, an international online journal.


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