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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!

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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!

    Sailor’s hopes high in new diversity, equity, and inclusion role

    Sailor’s hopes high in new diversity, equity, and inclusion role

    Former Friar soccer captain Nick Sailor ’17 returns to Providence College as its first director of training and education for diversity, equity, and inclusion, working with student-athletes and the entire Department of Athletics. Sailor is a bundle of energy and optimism as he discusses the objectives and challenges of his position, programs he’s already established, and his intent to extend his work and influence across campus.

    • 21 min
    A ‘giant hug’ from a faith-filled alum - Peggy Martin Weber ’76

    A ‘giant hug’ from a faith-filled alum - Peggy Martin Weber ’76

    Peggy Martin Weber ’76, who spent a lengthy career in Catholic communications, thinks of her new book, Enough As You Are, as a “giant hug” to humankind. She wants people to erase “nagging doubts that we are not good enough.” In this episode, she discusses some of the thoughts, anecdotes, and prayerful reminders about self-worth that she writes about and conveys distinct Providence College undergraduate experiences that have prominent places in three of the book’s chapters.

    • 24 min
    Game On! - Zack Gandara '19 & '21G and Matthew McGuane '20

    Game On! - Zack Gandara '19 & '21G and Matthew McGuane '20

    If you walk through Slavin, you can't help but notice the glass room with rows of computers inside. Today we chat with Zach Gandara '19 & '21G and Matthew McGuane '20, two of the founders of the Providence College eSports club. Gandara and McGuane explain how a few friends around campus with nice laptops became an official college supported club sport. The eSports club is a welcoming organization with players of all levels playing and competing in different types of games from NBA 2K to Hearthstone and Fortnite.

    • 22 min
    Patrick Callahan '22 - Entering the app store

    Patrick Callahan '22 - Entering the app store

    Like any good entrepreneur, Patrick Callahan ‘20 identified a problem and with a team of two friends, the Peck app was born. In this episode, Callahan explains the origins of Peck app, its development, and his journey to PC from the suburbs of Chicago. We also discuss his involvement with the Entrepreneurship Club on campus.

    • 19 min
    2020 MLK Jr. Convocation ft. Ndaba Mandela

    2020 MLK Jr. Convocation ft. Ndaba Mandela

    This week on the podcast, enjoy the keynote address from the college’s Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Convocation. This year’s speaker was Ndaba Mandela, the founder of the Africa Rising Foundation and the grandson of Nelson Mandela.

    Ndaba Mandela spoke to a group of students, faculty members, and staff members at the convocation — the largest community event of a week celebrating the life and legacy of Rev. King.

    • 25 min
    Dr. Terza Lima-Neves ’00 — From Cape Verde to PC and beyond (Re-broadcast)

    Dr. Terza Lima-Neves ’00 — From Cape Verde to PC and beyond (Re-broadcast)

    This episode was originally broadcast in March 2018. Dr. Terza Lima-Neves '00 will be receiving the MLK Vision Award this week at the annual Martin Luther King Convocation held on January 24th at 4pm.

    In this episode, Dr. Terza Lima-Neves ’00, who emigrated from Cape Verde as a teenager, describes the issues facing women from the West African nation. Now an associate professor of political science at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, N.C., Lima-Neves discusses the memento she treasures from her PC days and the professor who nurtured her love of the academic field.

    • 22 min

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