Category: Congress Updates

Letter from the 71st Student Congress

by Student Congress Executive Board During these difficult times, we find ourselves needing the Friar Family more than ever. The unwavering efforts and presence of every single Providence College administrator is apparent everyday on and off campus. Administrators have been working around-the-clock with the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) to support families and students […]

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Congress Updates

by Bridget Reilly Student Congress Publicity On Tuesday, February 4, Student Congress welcomed Josef Quirinale, general manager of Sodexo. Quirinale oversees all dining at Providence College and recently helped to make multiple changes to PC’s dining halls in order to meet student needs. Quirinale gave updates concerning the changes made to Raymond Dining Hall. He […]

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by Thomas Beaton ’22 Student Congress Publicity On Tuesday, November 5, Student Congress welcomed Joe Stanley, dean of global education. The Center of Global Education has resources to advise students through the study abroad process and offers faculty-led abroad programs. Dean Stanley mentioned that Global Education has new initiatives including Civ in London and Providence […]

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Congress Updates

by Thomas Beaton ’22 Student Congress Publicity On Tuesday, November 5, Student Congress welcomed Joe Stanley, dean of global education. The Center of Global Education has resources to advise students through the study abroad process and offers faculty-led abroad programs. Dean Stanley mentioned that Global Education has new initiatives including Civ in London and Providence […]

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Congress Updates

by Thomas Beaton ‘22 Student Congress Publicity Fr. Brian Shanley, O.P.  discussed various topics including the school’s position as compared to other competing schools. It was mentioned that the endowment of the school was lower than other schools. In order to grow the endowment, the school asks for donations and raises tuition, however with the […]

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Congress Updates

by Thomas Beaton ’22 Student Congress Publicity On Tuesday, September 10, Student Congress welcomed Greg Waldron, senior vice president for institutional advancement.  Institutional advancement encompasses many offices ,including but not limited to, alumni relations, major gifts, and college events. Members of the congress raised concerns about Homecoming, a new event that includes Late Night Madness […]

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Congress Updates

by Margaret Mahoney ’21 Student Congress Publicity On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, Student Congress welcomed Jim Rizzo, help desk manager from information technology, to present on additional security features they are adding to student email accounts.  The new security features will include push notifications to authenticate email sign-ins. These features will be added to student […]

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Congress Updates

By Margaret Mahoney ’21 Student Congress Publicity On Tuesday, April 2, Student Congress welcomed Sara Eckhoff, from Day One Rhode Island.  Eckhoff is the Victim Advocacy, Support, and Education Coordinator for Providence College. She is a confidential resource for students and faculty, and she is available to meet with any member of the campus community […]

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Congress Updates

Margaret Mahoney ’21 Student Congress Publicity On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, the 69th Student Congress hosted Peter Palumbo, director of academic advising, who presented on updates to the current academic advising program. Palumbo said his department has been working on streamlining the degree audit format and have been implementing additional faculty development programs. Palumbo then […]

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Congress Updates

Margaret Mahoney ’21 Student Congress Publicity Chuck Haberle, assistant vice president for Academic Facilities and Technology Planning, presented the calendars for the 2020-2021 and 2021- 2022 academic years to congress.  Haberle discussed the benefits and drawbacks that accompany starting after Labor Day, in contrast to the  past several academic years, which have started before Labor […]

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