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Syllabus Week & Provapalooza

If you read my last post, you know that the first week of senior year was hectic. Although I’ll post in-depth about my courses in a future post, the work is already piling up in my two economics classes, honors elective, Spanish class, and theology core. It’s mostly reading so far, but add to that my Treasurer job of creating the BOP budget for 2014-2015 and getting ready for my Admission Fellowship and you can see why this week was crazy.

One highlight of the first week was Academic Convocation, the official academic kick-off of the year to which all students, especially the freshmen, are invited. I met my Orientation group one last time and then brought them to the Peterson Center for their official welcome to the College.

On Friday, two big events took place that gave me time to relax. First, the Orientation staff had a closing dinner where the coordinators and SAIL staff thanked us for a job well done, staff  “awards” were given out, and underclassmen were able to write farewell letters to the seniors to thank them for serving as leaders of the staff. I happened to receive [Continue reading]

Orientation 2014: Welcome Class of 2018!

Don't worry, it didn't rain despite the ominous clouds.

It's the third day of the semester and I'm already drowning in reading...I guess senior year isn't a victory lap. Before I forget, I wanted to post about my experience doing New Student Orientation as an Orientation Leader (OL). It is now a memorable … [Continue reading]

Fulbrights & Flashcards


Among the many preparations I’ve begun for life after PC is an application for a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) in Madrid, Spain, for the 2015-2016 school year. This is a grant sponsored by the US Department of State that allows … [Continue reading]

What’s a Fellow?

Interviews begin Monday, September 15th!

A big part of senior year will be my role as a Senior Admission Fellow in the Office of Admission. After an application and interview process this spring, I received word around finals week that I had been selected as one of six students for this … [Continue reading]

Time Flies

Help us spread the news about Orientation and share your thoughts by using #PC2018 on Twitter and Instagram

I can’t believe I’m writing this, but three weeks from now is the beginning of my senior year at Providence College. Time flies when you’re having fun, they say. Since my last post was a distant 3.5 months ago, here is an update on what I’ve been … [Continue reading]

BOP Presents: Clam Jam 2014

Clam chowder, clams, corn on the cob, grilled veggies, and potato salad, along with burgers, hot dogs, and grilled chicken farther down the table. For $3, you can't beat it.

On Friday, April 25th, BOP held its annual Clam Jam on Slavin Lawn. This traditional end of the year BBQ/fair/hangout is  one of BOP's biggest events of the school year. Thanks to the Social Committee comprised of Meg Reidy '14, Kelly Allen '14, … [Continue reading]

Family Day is here!

If you are an accepted student in the Class of 2018, please join us this Saturday, April 12th, for PC’s annual Family Day! This is an excellent opportunity to see all that PC has to offer as you make your final decision for college. With the May 1st … [Continue reading]

New Students, New Board

Somewhere in this box are the 20-ish new students we will be selecting for BOP '14-'15!

First, congratulations to all the new members of the Class of 2018! I hope you enjoyed receiving a big envelope in the mail and that you'll consider Providence College for the next four years. This post is dedicated to some big updates from … [Continue reading]

The 2014 PC Spring Concert is…


 At long last, it's official. The popular EDM group ("electronic dance music," Mom and Dad) Krewella will be coming to Providence College on Monday, April 28, 2014, in the Peterson Recreation Center with the opening act Radical Something. BOP's … [Continue reading]

Happy Spring Break!

I just wanted to take the time to wish everyone at PC a relaxing spring break. Whether you are taking some time off to catch up on sleep and homework (me), traveling abroad on a immersion trip or with the Honors Program, heading to New Orleans with … [Continue reading]

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