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Alumni & Family Weekend | Feb. 22 – Feb. 24, 2019

 

Stay up to date with the Providence College Events App! Last minute changes and announcements will be made there, as well as the full list of activities for the weekend! Search for “Providence College Events” in your phone’s app store or follow this link.

 

Online registration for Alumni & Family Weekend 2019 is now closed.

Additional tickets for non-athletics events (FRIARCON, the FOLD party at Whiskey Republic, and Brunch with the Dominicans) can be purchased at the check-in table in the Ruane Atrium of the Concannon Fitness Center on Friday from 4 – 9 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Walk-ins for non-ticketed, complimentary events are welcome. Please call 401.865.2344 with any questions.

Schedule of Events

Update! Campus shuttles will be making loops each day bringing guests from parking lots to events, Friday from 4:30-10:30 p.m., Saturday from 8:00 a.m.- 10:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 22

Check In & Ticket Pickup
4 – 9 p.m.
Ruane Atrium, Concannon Fitness Center

Marvel at PC’s Transformation
5 – 8 p.m.
Science Complex addition, Ruane Friar Development Center, The Center at Moore Hall, and Arthur F. and Patricia Ryan Center for Business Studies
The newest campus buildings will be open for you to explore. Each location will feature a different superhero theme, and surprises await at every turn. Heated transportation between locations will be available, and those who visit all four locations will receive a special gift.

2019 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
6 p.m. – Cocktail reception
7 p.m. – Dinner
The Providence Biltmore
General admission: $75, VIP Package: $1,000 (includes reserved table of 10)
Join us as the PC Department of Athletics honors its newest Hall of Fame inductees:
Frank Conway ’90 (cross country/track)
Mary Cullen ’06 (cross country/track)
Kevin Jones ’00 (men’s soccer)
Amy Kvilhaug ’96 (softball)
Sandra O’Gorman ’89 (field hockey)
Mario Proulx ’84 (men’s ice hockey)
Dr. Al Puerini ’74 (lifetime achievement)
Kevin Sheehan ’73 (baseball)
Jessica Tabb ’01 (women’s ice hockey)
Michele Tamburo ’95 (women’s swimming/diving)
Jamel Thomas ’99 (men’s basketball)

Registration is available at prov.ly/fame19.

Dueling Pianos Cabaret
9 p.m.
McPhail’s, Slavin Center
Watch as two musicians go head to head — and key to key — during the ultimate piano battle. The evening will be shaped by your musical requests.

Saturday, Feb. 23

Check In & Ticket Pickup
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Ruane Atrium, Concannon Fitness Center

Super-Powered Sessions
Session One: 9:30 – 10:15 a.m.
The Travel Diaries: A Guide to Study Abroad
Ruane Center for the Humanities
Presented by the Center for Global Education, this session touches on everything sophomores and their families need to know before making the big decision to study abroad.

Distress on Campus: What is the Status of Student Mental Health and What is PC Doing About It?
The Center at Moore Hall
Presented by James F. Campbell, Ph.D., assistant vice president for student development, this session focuses on the mental health status of PC students, what the College is doing to address needs, and what students can do to help themselves.

Session Two: 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
Find Your Calling
Ruane Center for the Humanities
Presented by the Center for Career Education and Professional Development, this session outlines the many professional development resources and programs available to students.

Journey to a Beloved Community
The Center at Moore Hall
This session provides an overview of diversity, equity, and inclusion programs and initiatives at PC and invites participants to reflect on the ways in which cultural, social, and ideological diversities can thrive in our community.

WDOM Panel
10 a.m.
McPhail’s, Slavin Center
Alumni and students interested in learning more about broadcasting are invited to a panel discussion to hear from alumni who started their careers as student DJs at WDOM.

Buses to the Dunk
Shuttle service starts at 11 a.m.
Depart from behind Raymond Hall
Get a free ride to the big game at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center and back again.

Men’s Basketball vs. Marquette (SOLD OUT)
Noon
Dunkin’ Donuts Center, Providence
Cheer on the Friars for this exciting BIG EAST matchup.

Explore Providence! Bus Tour
12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Pickup/drop-off at Concannon Circle
Tickets: $25
Join us for a two-hour journey through one of America’s favorite cities! As we travel through historic neighborhoods and share the story of our capital city, you will see marvelous architecture, stop for pictures at beautiful sites, and discover great places to eat, shop, and visit! Come with us and discover Providence! Discover more about Explore Providence.
*No refunds after Feb. 15, 2019

FRIARCON
2:30 – 5 p.m.
Peterson Recreation Center
Tickets: $10. FOLD: $5. Students and 12 & under: free
Channel your inner PC superhero at our ultimate Friar celebration. The event includes “Little Friar Fanatics” — where children can interact with student-athletes — as well as a cash bar for adults, student performances, Instagram photo ops, a caricature artist, games, food, and more. Wear Friar gear to be eligible for fun prizes.

Women’s Basketball vs. Creighton
4 p.m.
Mullaney Gymnasium, Alumni Hall
Tickets available at friars.com.
Cheer on the Friars as they battle BIG EAST rival Creighton.

WDOM Reunion
5 – 8 p.m.
Bouligny Lounge, The Center at Moore Hall (new location)
Listen up, 91.3 alumni! All WDOM former staffers are invited to come together and celebrate their love of radio.

Men’s Ice Hockey vs. UMass (SOLD OUT)
5 p.m.
Schneider Arena
Gear up and head to Schneider Arena to cheer on the team for a Hockey East matchup.

Hockey Game Watch
5 p.m.
McPhail’s, Slavin Center
Don’t have tickets to the game? Gather at the campus pub for a front-row seat. Cash-only bar, with a valid ID.

Open Friar Skate
8 p.m.
(Immediately following the hockey game)
Schneider Arena
Bring your skates and experience what it’s like to be a skating Friar on the Schneider Arena ice.

A Cappella Concert featuring alumni
8 p.m.
’64 Hall, Slavin Center (New Location)
Student and alumni singers will join voices at this popular annual concert. All three a cappella groups will perform: Special Guest, Anaclastic, and Strictly Speaking.

Friars of the Last Decade Party
8 – 10 p.m.
Whiskey Republic, Providence
Tickets: $10
Avoid FOMO! Hang out with old friends and make new ones at this exclusive party for FOLD classes (’09 – ’18).

Sunday, Feb. 24

Alumni & Family Weekend Mass
11 a.m.
St. Dominic Chapel
College President Rev. Brian J. Shanley, O.P. ’80 will be the principal celebrant, and members of the Dominican community will concelebrate.

Brunch with the Dominicans
Noon
(immediately following Mass)
’64 Hall, Slavin Center
Tickets: $20; 12 & under: $12
Meet our Dominican community at a festive brunch with entertainment by Instrumental Causality — a band made up of our very own Dominican Friars in addition to one of our student jazz groups.

Questions? Contact the Office of College Events at 401.865.2344 or colevent@providence.edu.