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Gustave C. Coté: He died a happy man and living a meaningful life
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Gustave C. Coté: He died a happy man and living a meaningful life

Gustave C. Coté ’62Hon., whose $500,000 gift to the new Arthur and Patricia Ryan Center for Business Studies was announced by Providence College in November, died Dec. 18, 2015, at Rhode Island Hospital. He was 92. The College will name the accounting and finance instructional laboratory off the building’s atrium for Mr. Coté and his wife, Rita (Grodin) Coté, who died in 2009. Continue reading

Sister Mary Ann Follmar; retired theology professor ‘touched the hearts of so many’
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Sister Mary Ann Follmar; retired theology professor ‘touched the hearts of so many’

Sister Mary Ann Follmar, a longtime Providence College theology professor who was respected as much as a scholar as she was for dedication to her ministry, died on Oct. 18, 2015, at Miriam Hospital in Providence. The first woman to receive a doctorate in sacred theology (S.T.D.) from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, Sister Mary Ann taught at the College for 35 years. Continue reading

New Humanities Forum gives students, faculty opportunities to interact outside the classroom
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New Humanities Forum gives students, faculty opportunities to interact outside the classroom

Providence College’s new Humanities Forum will host its first event on Friday, Nov. 20, at 3 p.m. in the Ryan Concert Hall of the Smith Center for the Arts. Dr. Sang Woo Kang, associate professor of music and department chair, will lecture about music from the 18th to the 20th centuries. He also will perform a recital with selections from Mozart, Beethoven, and John Corigliano. Continue reading

Co-founders gratified as Urban Action program celebrates 25 years
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Co-founders gratified as Urban Action program celebrates 25 years

As the founder of an 85-person public relations agency in Boston and San Francisco, Megan (O’Sullivan) O’Leary ’94 walks the line between business success and social responsibility with ease. Beneath her staff’s drive to satisfy clients like GE, Toyota, and Converse is a compelling desire to assist the community. Continue reading