Category: Features

Featured Friar: Gracie Cleaver ’23

This week’s Featured Friar is Gracie Cleaver. Originally from Verona, NJ, Cleaver is a senior biology major with a Spanish minor on the Neuroscience Certificate track. In her three years attending PC, Cleaver has proven herself to be a committed and passionate member of the PC community.  When making her college decision, Cleaver avoided PC […]

Eileen Cooney '23

Unseen No More: Student Exposes BIPOC Experience at PC

Rarely does a presentation of a single student’s undergraduate research have such high attendance, including the president of the College and the provost, that the venue runs out of seating. But rarely is there a student with the dedication and commitment to complete a two-year long research project, seemingly unrelated to his two majors, beginning […]


Academia as the Personal and Political: An Interview with Members of the Women and Gender Studies Department

This past academic year has been representative of the major strides taken by women at Providence College, particularly in the commemoration of 50 years of undergraduate women at PC. Throughout the last several decades, women have fostered a transformative presence on PC’s campus through academics, athletics, student clubs, and other facets of student life. The […]


Featured Friar: Catalina Betancur Velez ’23

  Catalina Betancur Velez ’23, a political science and global studies double major, with a French minor, has already proven to be a transformative presence within the Providence College community. Born in Medellín, Colombia, Betancur moved to the United States with her immediate family to Woodbridge, CT when she was eight years old.  One of […]


Featured Friar: Charlotte Vahey ’23

Charlotte Vahey, a junior here at Providence College, has been an actively involved member of the campus community in her three years here on campus. Originally from Wellesley, MA, she is an accounting major with a women’s and gender studies minor, and she is in the 4+1 MBA program. Upon her arrival at PC, Vahey […]


Featured Friar: Sorieba Fofanah ’22

Sorieba Fofanah ’22 has been a committed member of the Providence College community for the past three years. Originally from Beverly, MA, Fofanah is double majoring in biology and psychology, seeking a certificate in neuroscience. His deep love for PC stems from the first time he set foot on campus, five years ago. “I distinctly […]


Featured Friar: Nicola Calabrese – A Student-Athlete That Does it All

Nicola Calabrese, a senior here at PC, has been an outstanding member of the community, evident in her commitment to this school as well as her impressive involvement in clubs and teams on campus. She is from North Babylon, NY, and is currently majoring in elementary and special education with a minor in sociology. One […]

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