324 episodes

The Providence College Podcast features interviews with interesting members of the Friar Family. These in-depth conversations with PC students, Dominicans, faculty, staff, and alumni provide a rich look into the lives of noteworthy Friars. Occasionally we will also bring you on-campus lectures and presentations. Go Friars!

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The Providence College Podcast features interviews with interesting members of the Friar Family. These in-depth conversations with PC students, Dominicans, faculty, staff, and alumni provide a rich look into the lives of noteworthy Friars. Occasionally we will also bring you on-campus lectures and presentations. Go Friars!

    To Educate Healers - Dr. Kyle McInnis

    To Educate Healers - Dr. Kyle McInnis

    Kyle McInnis, Sc.D, dean of PC’s new College of Nursing and Health Sciences, joins us to discuss the college’s expansion into these academic areas, the 10-month process that culminated in the Sept. 12 state approval of PC’s nursing program, and the work that remains before the first students begin studies in the new programs next fall.

    • 36 min
    Just back from Oxford: Daniel Carrero ’23

    Just back from Oxford: Daniel Carrero ’23

    Meet Daniel Carrero ’23 from Lawrence, Mass. He’s a philosophy and creative writing double major who just returned from a semester at the University of Oxford in the U.K. where he studied philosophy and literature. Hear about Daniel’s experience at one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious universities, his involvement at Providence College, his forthcoming book of short stories, and his aspirations for life after PC.

    • 25 min
    Sara Corben '14 — Ocean State oddities

    Sara Corben '14 — Ocean State oddities

    During the pandemic, Sara Corben '14 filled her spare time by becoming a tourist in her own backyard. She launched the Weird Island podcast from her home in Pawtucket, with features on unsolved mysteries, conspiracy theories, and strange history unique to the Ocean State. Corben also discussed her career in global brand development at Hasbro.

    • 23 min
    Lindsey Arruda '24 — PC strong

    Lindsey Arruda '24 — PC strong

    If you've ever seen a "Boston Strong" wristband, you can thank Lindsey Arruda '24, who designed and sold them to raise more than $11,000 for survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing. We talked with Arruda about the evolution of her charitable work, her efforts to earn a Congressional Award gold medal, her reign as Miss Fall River, and her decision to major in both biology and music at PC.

    • 17 min
    Do You Need an Estate Plan? – Andrea Krupp, Esq.

    Do You Need an Estate Plan? – Andrea Krupp, Esq.

    As baby boomers retire and the pandemic lingers, attention to estate planning is on the rise for people of all ages. Attorney and planned giving expert Andrea Krupp, Esq. joins the podcast to talk about the benefits of thinking ahead about where and how your assets are distributed. Whether you're considering a philanthropic organization in your plans or not, Krupp, who is the director of planned and estate giving at PC, offers advice on what to consider — and shares why she loves helping people navigate these significant decisions.

    • 28 min
    “We Are All Philosophers” — Edmund Dain, Ph.D., professor of philosophy

    “We Are All Philosophers” — Edmund Dain, Ph.D., professor of philosophy

    Edmund “Ed” Dain, Ph.D., is the winner of the 2021-2022 Joseph R. Accinno Teaching Award — Providence College’s highest honor for excellence in undergraduate instruction. Get to know Dain, and it’s clear to see why students love his philosophy and Civ courses. To Dain, philosophy isn’t a subject — it’s a skill. You don’t learn about philosophy; you learn to philosophize.

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Ddemmons ,

First post- great!

First post was great! Interesting for alumni as well as prospective students.

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