November 05, 2017

Opportunity

Keysha Rodriguez ’19 is one of 96 students to have participated in PC’s Friar Foundations program, established in 2014 and supported by The Angell Foundation, the Salah Foundation, and individual supporters. Faculty, professional staff, and student mentors work with a group of approximately 30 incoming students each summer to ease the transition to college, with a focus on academic preparedness and social assimilation.
Keysha Rodriguez ’19 is one of 96 students to have participated in PC’s Friar Foundations program, established in 2014 and supported by The Angell Foundation, the Salah Foundation, and individual supporters. Faculty, professional staff, and student mentors work with a group of approximately 30 incoming students each summer to ease the transition to college, with a focus on academic preparedness and social assimilation.

Since its founding a century ago, Providence College has been a place of opportunity. That remains today’s primary imperative, and generous campaign donors have provided incredible new scholarship and financial aid resources to benefit students today and, in many cases, in perpetuity. Examples of significant scholarships and the leadership donors who funded them are:

THE DAVID AND LYNN ANGELL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

The Angell Foundation

THE DONALD DAVIES SCHOLARSHIP

Donald F. Davies ’56

THE NEW YORK CITY CENTENNIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Many donors

THE CHRISTENSON, HARKINS, AND HEALY FAMILY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Gregory S. Christenson ’89 and Eileen Harkins Christenson ’90

THE DAWLEY FAMILY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

John. P. Dawley ’86 and Abby L. Dawley

THE RONALD AND JANET STRIDE FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Ronald P. Stride ’62 and Janet E. Stride

THE REV. JOSEPH MCGARRY SCHOLARSHIP

Isabel McGarry (deceased)

21 TORCH (TERM) SCHOLARSHIPS

Many donors

Scholarships and financial aid support have expanded significantly during the Our Moment campaign, with nearly one-quarter of all campaign commitments directed toward financial aid and the overall amount awarded to students increased by 45 percent, to more than $70 million annually.
Scholarships and financial aid support have expanded significantly during the Our Moment campaign, with nearly one-quarter of all campaign commitments directed toward financial aid and the overall amount awarded to students increased by 45 percent, to more than $70 million annually.
Renowned entertainer and PC trustee John O’Hurley ’76 & ’06Hon. was the keynote speaker at the 2016 Providence in New York event, at the Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan. Generous supporters have raised more than $325,000 for the endowed New York City Centennial Scholarship since the program’s 2014 inception.
Renowned entertainer and PC trustee John O’Hurley ’76 & ’06Hon. was the keynote speaker at the 2016 Providence in New York event, at the Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan. Generous supporters have raised more than $325,000 for the endowed New York City Centennial Scholarship since the program’s 2014 inception.

Campaign priorities

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