The PCSB’s 2016-2017 Year in Review

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The 2016-2017 academic year was an eventful one for the Providence College School of Business. From the College’s centennial year to the opening of the new Ryan Center for Business Studies to academic achievements, the PCSB had much to celebrate this past year.

Here is the PCSB’s year in review!

August 2016

The MBA Program welcomes its largest class ever, with 97 students admitted to the Summer and Fall 2016 terms.

The MBA Program welcomes its newly admitted MBA students at orientation.

September 2016

The Benjamin Family Social Media Fellowship launches, providing outstanding students pursuing careers in marketing and news the opportunity to assist with the PCSB’s social media campaigns.

Benjamin Family Social Media Fellows

The Benjamin Family Social Media Fellows, from left to right: Evan Daigle ’17, Frank Congiusta ’17, Casey Clark ’17, Lauren Brodeur ’17, and Carolina Lima ’18

October 2016

The College hosts the centennial year St. Dominic Weekend, during which the PCSB’s Business Advisory Council convened, and tours of the under-construction Ryan Center were given to alumni.

St. Dominic Weekend Ryan Center tour

November 2016

The MBA Program honors 23 working professionals for earning their Micro MBA Certificates, the second class of students to do so as part of the PCSB’s Micro MBA Certificate Program.

Micro MBA Certificate Program

December 2016

The PCSB faculty and staff pack up Koffler for the January move to the Ryan Center!

January 2017

The new Arthur F. and Patricia Ryan Center for Business studies opens for classes, and the College community celebrates with a soft opening on January 24.

Ryan Center Soft OpeningRyan Center Soft Opening

Ryan Center for Business StudiesRyan Center for Business Studies

Ryan Center for Business StudiesRyan Center for Business Studies

February 2017

The College hosts its annual Alumni & Family Weekend, and alumni have the opportunity to tour the Ryan Center.

Ryan Center for Business Studies

March 2017

The PCSB’s Ethics in Business Education Program hosts the 2017 Michael Smith Ethics Case Competition, recognizing two winning teams for their presentations on ethical issues surrounding the use of driverless cars.

Michael Smith Ethics Case Competition Finalists

April 2017

The Ryan Center receives its official dedication and blessing on April 29. The day featured a formal ceremony, a series of interactive classroom sessions, and a celebratory dinner for faculty, alumni, and donors.

Arthur RyanRyan Center Dedication & Blessing

May 2017

Commencement is held at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in downtown Providence on May 21, signifying the centennial class’ graduation from the College.


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