Patrick McNiff ’96, who believes agriculture should be “a natural recovery system to minimize waste,” owns Pat’s Pastured, an 87-acre farm in East Greenwich, R.I., where he raises free-range animals on natural diets.
Edwin P. Palumbo ’50, of Cumberland, R.I., a retired instructor of economics who taught at Providence College for more than 50 years, died on March 14, 2015. Mr. Palumbo began teaching at his alma mater in 1955 as a part-time faculty member in economics. He joined the Ordinary Faculty in 1970 and retired in May …
Father Morris, a former executive vice president at Providence College who formed lifelong friendships with students, especially basketball players and students in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Program, died Monday, March 2.
Providence College lost a great friend and community partner with the death on Tuesday, Feb. 24, of Francis H. Smith, 56, former executive director of the Smith Hill Community Development Corp (CDC). Mr. Smith was the father of five, including one current student and two PC alumni.
Want a taste of culinary inspiration? We invite you to indulge yourself in the lives, stories, recipes, and advice of Friars at all levels in the food world. Part of our fun in helping to tell the story of food was working with chalk artist CJ Hughes.
Early in life, Marybeth Boller ’86 knew she wanted to be a chef. Today, As the executive chef of BG, the restaurant at upscale Bergdorf Goodman on Fifth Avenue in New York City, she serves sophisticated dishes such as halibut with sweet-sour eggplant, seaweed salad, and rosemary-ginger broth, or lobster salad with Champagne vinaigrette.
The death of Marvin Barnes ’74 left former teammates and fans of Providence College basketball recalling an incomparably talented player who brought the Friars all the way to their first NCAA Final Four berth. Mr. Barnes died on Sept. 8 in Providence.
As a small business owner, health coach, and mother, Nicole Cestaro Culver ’06 helps others maintain a healthy lifestyle and diet through her granola and snack bar company, Blissful Eats, and her blog.
Rev. James M. Sullivan ’82 heard and accepted the call to religious life after 26 years working as a builder and carpenter.
In May, he was ordained a priest in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford, Conn., and is currently serving four parishes. He said he couldn’t feel any more fulfilled.
Five years ago, Dr. Yinsheng Wan, professor of biology, started cooking regularly for clients at Mary House, a Smith Hill soup kitchen that serves weekly meals. Originally, his family of four helped him make these meals, but when his two children got older and busier, Wan recruited his student lab workers to help.
Thomas J. Fascia ’03 has a knack for making others feel good. Even cranky, sleep-deprived 6-year-olds. It was 2006 when Fascia, a fledgling Big Brother with a northern New Jersey chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, met Little Brother, Amir, for the first time. The young boy desperately needed a nap and hung his …