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O’Connor ’75 develops tax case that leads to historic Supreme Court ruling
Alumni News / Class Notes

O’Connor ’75 develops tax case that leads to historic Supreme Court ruling

By Rebecca Keister Many lawyers dream of leading a case to the U.S. Supreme Court, but not every one of them gets there. However, Richard J. O’Connor, Esq. ’75 did — with a big assist from his alma mater. He said his history-making lawsuit would not have been possible without his undergraduate education at Providence College … Continue reading

Rev. Paul J. Philibert, O.P. ’58; theologian and Renaissance man
Alumni News / In Memoriam

Rev. Paul J. Philibert, O.P. ’58; theologian and Renaissance man

Rev. Paul J. Philibert, O.P. ’58, who prepared for the seminary as a Providence College student, taught theology at PC for five years, and returned decades later as the Rev. Robert J. Randall Distinguished Professor of Christian Culture for the 2013-14 academic year, died April 14, 2016, weeks after being diagnosed with terminal cancer. At … Continue reading

Carol F. Bedard; SCE special lecturer received two honors from Dominican Order
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Carol F. Bedard; SCE special lecturer received two honors from Dominican Order

Carol F. (Foley) Bedard, a special lecturer in the School of Continuing Education (SCE) and a counselor who was honored twice by the Dominican Order, died on Aug. 29, 2016. Mrs. Bedard taught in the SCE for more than 25 years, including the Death and Dying course from 1991 to 2010. Many of her students … Continue reading

Natalie R. Seigle; retired English professor specialized in business communications
Alumni News / In Memoriam

Natalie R. Seigle; retired English professor specialized in business communications

Natalie (Rosen) Seigle, a retired associate professor of English who taught at PC for 16 years, died on May 11, 2016, at age 96. Mrs. Seigle joined the College faculty in 1969 and taught part time until 1973. She then became a full-time instructor in business communications, within the English department. She was promoted to … Continue reading

Peter J. Bongiorni, C.P.A.; retired accountancy professor taught for 34 years
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Peter J. Bongiorni, C.P.A.; retired accountancy professor taught for 34 years

Peter J. Bongiorni, C.P.A., an accountancy professor who taught at Providence College for 34 years, died on Aug. 5, 2016, at age 83. Mr. Bongiorni came to the College as an assistant professor of accountancy in 1974 and retired in 2008. He taught Intermediate Accounting I and II for many years, as well as Auditing … Continue reading