Helping Students in Need
There has been a remarkable outpouring of generosity through service, faith, and financial support from the Friar family in response to the needs of Providence College students affected by the COVID-19 national health crisis.
And still, the impact that the coronavirus pandemic has had on PC students and families continues.
As a result, PC will significantly increase financial aid and emergency student support in the coming academic year — and possibly for years ahead.
Investments in blended online and in person learning options, screening and testing capabilities, new cleaning protocols, and additional health resources are critical for the well-being of the campus community.make a gift today
On Friars Give, April 22, more than 2,000 members of the Friar family joined the ongoing efforts to address the critical needs of PC students. Rededicated to address immediate pandemic-related challenges, our annual giving day reaffirmed the PC community’s tradition of generosity and strength in numbers. Although the need continues, this moment of unity and love will endure in the history of Providence College.
A Message from Father Shanley
As Father Shanley reminds us, together, we will emerge stronger and more united than ever. As a Friar family, we serve God and serve each other; it’s central to our culture and our mission. Right now, that means helping our students in need.
A Message from Father Sicard
Rev. Kenneth R. Sicard, O.P. ’78 & ’82G, executive vice president, treasurer, and president-elect of Providence College, explains how gifts to Emergency Student Support represent an enduring legacy for PC and our graduates.
A Message from Bob Driscoll
VP and Athletic Director Bob Driscoll reiterates the importance of the Friar spirit during these uncertain times and the imperative to help PC students impacted by the coronavirus finish their education. You are never alone in Friartown.
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