Providence College officially broke ground Friday, Oct. 2, on the Arthur F. and Patricia Ryan Center for Business Studies, the new home for PC’s School of Business.
The ceremony was held in the Ryan Concert Hall in the Smith Center for the Arts — a hall also named for the the Ryans, who pledged $1 million for construction of the Smith Center in 2005.
Wearing white hard hats and holding shiny silver shovels with black and white bows on the handles, Arthur F. Ryan ’63 & ’90Hon. and 13 other dignitaries scooped dirt from a row arrayed neatly on a green carpet on the stage. The group included College administrators and benefactors.
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The following photos were taken at the groundbreaking ceremony and reception: