@PC April 2011



College's Most Successful Fundraiser
PC’s second annual A Night in Black and White was an off-the-charts affair in spirit, participation, and generosity raising approximately $450,000. Held on April 9 at the expansive, 33rd-floor State Room overlooking Boston Harbor, A Night in Black and White attracted 750 alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students, corporate partners, and friends to celebrate PC. Read more.


You are the Missing Piece! Register for Reunion Weekend June 3-5, 2011
PC is inviting classes ending in ’1 and ’6 home for Reunion Weekend! It's time to return to PC and reunite with friends and classmates. Whether you are celebrating 5 years or 55 years - your Reunion won't be the same without you. Read more.



FUSION, Lacrosse, Volleyball/Soccer Alumni Games and more – April 16th!
April 16th is full of Friar-friendly events for the whole family to enjoy including FUSION, the New England Lacrosse Classic at Gillette Stadium, Urban Action Reunion, Women's Volleyball and Women's and Men's Soccer Alumni games and much more! We've consolidated all of the April 16th events into one list. This is your last chance to sign up - we hope to see you this weekend! Read more.

Travel to the Greek Isles with PC – $250 discount extended to June 21!
Discover the history and beauty of the Greek Isles from September 12 to 22, 2011. A $250 per person discount has been extended to June 21, 2011! Space is limited – reserve soon! Read more.


Alumni are invited to participate in the 2011 Alumni Directory
Over the next few months, all Providence College alumni will be contacted by representatives of Harris Connect to update their personal information for inclusion in our 2011 Providence College Alumni Today publication.  It is our hope that this directory will be a useful tool for alumni to reconnect with fellow Friars or to broaden their own personal networks. All who participate are free to share as much or as little as they care to when contacted.  Read more.


Ratzenberger Named Commencement Speaker
John Ratzenberger, the former Cheers star and a leading voice in all Pixar films, will present the Commencement Exercises on May 15. He is one of five distinguished individuals, including William J. Christie '61, David A. Duffy '61, John J. Partridge, Esq. '61, and Dr. Stephen B. Fawcett '69, who have been chosen to receive honorary degrees from the College. Read more.


Professor Hyde Receives Accinno Award
Dr. Mark S. Hyde, professor of political science, has been chosen as the recipient of the 2010-11 Joseph R. Accinno Faculty Teaching Award at Providence College--the premier teaching accolade at PC. Read more.



April 2011
News, Events and Happenings for Alumni, Parents and Friends of Providence College

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Alumni Spotlight

Colleen Murphy '86
Executive Director and General Counsel of the Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission
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Cordelia Nagle '10
Avon Walk for Breast Cancer: Walker Coordinator
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