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Accounting Association

The Accounting Association is an organization relating mostly to the fields of business and mathematics. The Association welcomes Accounting minors and majors. Through this organization, students are encouraged to participate in activities and explore career opportunities available as both internships as well as permanent positions.

Alpha Epsilon Delta

Alpha Epsilon Delta is a Pre-health professions Honor Society which works to bring together students pursuing careers in the healthcare field. At Providence College, our chapter focuses on building a community of pre-health students so we can engage with the community and bring awareness to the health professions and the importance of the field of Medicine. Our chapter holds fundraiser and blood drives in order to help the community. We also provide opportunities for volunteering and service in the local area. 

ACS Chemistry Club

This is a chemistry based club that focuses on bringing together those interested in the subject of all class levels.  We also keep updated on relevant chemistry discoveries and explore different chemistry topics that are not discussed in the classroom.  We we will listen to guest lectures, play chemistry based games, and also perform small non-hazardous experiments.

American Marketing Association

The American Marketing Association (AMA) is an international organization of 30,000 professionals and students who share a common passion for the field of marketing. The PC chapter offers members the opportunity to build connections with alumni and other marketers, participate in off-campus trips, and expand their marketing IQ by putting classroom learning into practice. The ultimate vision of the club is to assist passionate students on their journey to become successful Friars in the ever-changing business world.

American Medical Student Association

AMSA is a student-led, national association that exists to cultivate, inspire and inform students who are interested in the medical field.

Association for Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA)

ALPFA is a professional organization focusing on giving underrepresented minorities opportunities that were previously thought as improbable.

Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS)

Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) is the premier honor society for institutions that have strived for and achieved accreditation through AACSB International — the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Since its founding in 1913, BGS has inducted more than 700,000 outstanding students into membership worldwide. The top ten percent of juniors by cumulative grade point average are inducted into the honor society. The PCSB BGS executive board plans programs and events to foster personal and professional excellence and to advance the founding values and principles of the society — honor and integrity, pursuit of wisdom, and earnestness.

Biology Society

The Biology Society was founded to provide students (both science and non-science majors) who have an interest in biology the opportunity to explore all areas of the subject. The meetings provide opportunities for students to meet with their peers as well as their professors in a casual setting. Past activities include guest lectures, student-faculty socials, workshops with inner-city schools, as well as biology-related field trips to the Boston Museum of Science and the Mystic Aquarium.

Debate Society

The Debate Society travels to various schools for competitions around New England. The team also co-sponsors debates on campus with other clubs and organizations in relevant issues. In the past, the team has participated in the Harvard National Model United Nations. We are not a big organization, but that is not why the team exists; it’s for the fun, the good times, and the experience of it all.

Delta Sigma Pi

Delta Sigma Pi is a student-run business club that helps to develop students into individuals who are ready to be successful in the business world. Delta Sigma Pi was founded in 1907 at the New York University by four business majors. They were determined to create a club that was the best business club on campus and wanted to make it open to anyone who wanted to join. Throughout your time in the fraternity, you will develop your professional and leadership skills, ethics, and service that will help make you a prosperous individual. With over 260,000 members across the nation, our members are constantly making differences in both the workplace and the community around them. From the moment you join, you will have access to professional training from people who have experience within the business industry, leadership education, service opportunities for the community, scholarships, and social activities. And the benefits don’t stop after graduation, there are networking and professional events held only to members of Delta Sigma Pi.

Economics Club

The Providence College Economics club seeks to provide PC students with bi-weekly market and economic updates, guest speaker events regarding economics, and internship opportunities from the employers we bring in to speak to the club. If you are a student who is passionate about the field of business, and interested in exploring career opportunities in business this is the perfect club for you to join.

Education Club

The Education Club is open to all Providence College students. We are looking for energetic, dynamic people who enjoy working with their peers to educate the community around them. It is a great opportunity for students to meet new people, experience working with children, and have fun as well. Members have the opportunity to tutor at local schools, participate in Breast Cancer Awareness and Lee National Denim Day, Student Teacher banquets and events, and various fundraisers.  The Education Club is a group for all students in all majors. We want to build on the service of educating others – whether it comes from tutoring at local schools, having upper class students mentor underclass students in certain fields (such as elementary/special education), or serving as a resource to connect with other educational groups on campus – such as adult literacy.

Entrepreneurship Society

Providence College Entrepreneurship Society was formed for the go-getters, the inventors, and the game changers. This society aims to help students establish an understanding of entrepreneurship through real life examples and guest speakers. We believe that students can gain valuable information through highly accomplished entrepreneurial speakers who have either started their own company or work for a startup. We not only bring in entrepreneurs, but also many other speakers with marketing, accounting, management, and finance backgrounds. The society also aids current entrepreneurial students who need help with their startup by connecting them with alumni and our societies connections. We highly encourage undecided first year students to join our society because you will get a better understanding of all the business majors and future job ideas.

Future Friar Executives

Future Friar Executives (F.F.E.) is Providence College’s Business Club, and is the biggest business club on campus.  Founded in 2003, F.F.E. is an award-winning club that provides students opportunities to gain real world business skills through various events, speakers, and workshops.  Each week, the club either brings in a speaker from various industries to speak about different topics or we run workshops to enhance skills such as writing resumes.

Global Health Club

The Friends of MSF (Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders) Global Health Club is dedicated to supporting and representing the Doctors Without Borders organization by spreading awareness about global health issues, fundraising for their efforts, and running global health advocacy campaigns. This club will help students at Providence College across all majors expand their interest in health inequity around the world and offer ways they can get involved in making change. Because there is no Global Health major or minor at Providence College, we hope this club can be an educational resource through which students can learn more about the field and bond over their passion for helping others.

Health Care Club

Health Care Club is geared towards students interested in Health Policy, Medicine, Psychology, Biology, and related fields. Our main events include Alumni Panels for students to learn about career options, a Study Abroad night for students to be informed about study abroad opportunities for HPM and other majors, and we host an Alzheimer’s walk.

History Club

The History Club is for anyone passionate about or interested in history. You do not have to be a history major or minor to be a part of the club. It is a student-run organization that does a variety of history-based activities. For the meetings, we discuss upcoming events, do trivia, and have historically based presentations from members of the club. For events, we have movie nights and volunteer for history fairs in the area.

International Business Club

The International Business Club provides its members with insight into the international business world and the variety of careers encompassed within it. This will be accomplished through guest speakers, international simulation competitions, and cultural exposure.
In doing this, IBC aims to enhance our participant’s knowledge of the international business world across all industries, and aid them in their venture to become cosmopolitan business leaders.

Math and Computer Science Club

Math and Computer Science Club is open to all Providence College students who express an interest in math or computer science. We hold periodic meetings to discuss relevant and controversial topics in the two fields, along with hosting fun events such as trivia nights. This club is beneficial to those seeking a career in the math and computer science fields since we hold resume nights and host professional speakers, as well.

National Association of Black Accountants (NABA)

NABA intends to address the professional needs of its members and to build leaders that shape the future of the accounting and finance profession with an unfaltering commitment to inspire the same in their successors by implementing the NABA motto “lifting as we climb.” The Providence College collegiate NABA chapter aims to unite and aid students of all majors and ethnic backgrounds with similar ideals by providing a variety of professional development programs including but not limited to resume building, interview etiquette workshops, and networking events.

PC Finance Society

The purpose of the Providence College Finance Society is to provide an environment where students can learn about the financial services industry. Members of the club take an active role in discussions that are facilitated by board members or guest speakers. The club provides members with an opportunity to learn about basic investing terminology and strategy while members are also able to participate in mock investing games for prizes. Additionally, in 2019, we started a new initiative featuring Blockchain/Cryptocurrency and Real Estate to go alongside the traditional investing approach PCFS has taken. The goal is that the Finance Society will reinforce principles taught in the classroom and apply them to real life situations, helping to better prepare participants for internships.

PCSB Student Mentor Program

The PCSB Student Mentor Program’s mission is to give back to the Friar Family and help underclassman business majors through their academic and social transition while promoting Providence College’s core values of enhancing academic excellence, building lifelong relationships, and increasing overall institutional effectiveness. The ultimate goal of the PCSB Student Mentor Program is to provide peer-to-peer support for new business majors.

Philosophy Club

The Providence College Philosophy Club offers a friendly, non-judgmental outlet beyond the classroom for students to further discuss philosophical theories and their application to everyday life. We plan on holding film screenings and lectures by Providence College professors to allow students to form a deeper, practical understanding of philosophical concepts.

Physics Society

Providence College is a member of the National Society of Physics Students. This club will focus on bringing students from all backgrounds  to learn and have fun with physics.  There are many benefits to becoming a member of this club, there are networking opportunities, scheduling help, homework help, competitions, and more. 

Pre-Dental Club

The Pre-Dental Society is all about giving students a look at what it’s like to be a dentist! We also discuss things that are necessary in and out of the classroom in order to be admitted to dental school, such as DAT tips.

Pre-Law Society

The Pre-Law Society works closely with the campus’s Pre-Law Advising Program, headed by Professor Herron of the Political Science Department. As an event-based club, we host several panels throughout the school year of practicing attorneys from popular fields and law school admission officers. Most recently, we hosted representatives from five law schools within the New England region where they walked attendees through real application packages. Additionally, students are made aware of Practice LSATs being administered on campus, a Resume Workshop to strengthen your law school application, and a Personal Statement Workshop with Dr. Herron. Through your participation in the club, you have the opportunity to establish strong connections with faculty members and individuals from your preferred field of legal study. 

Pre-PA Club

Pre-PA Society is a student run club with hopes of spreading awareness and develop student knowledge in regard to the Physician Assistant profession. Pre-PA Society will also develop a strong support network along with opportunities for students to explore and learn more about the profession.  Our meetings will include, speaker panels, CASPA Information sessions, GRE Practice Exams, Personal Statement Prep, Medical Debates on Current Issues, PA Mentoring Programs, Fundraisers and volunteer opportunities. 

Psi Chi

Providence College’s Psi Chi is our school’s chapter of the International Psychology Honor Society. With qualified students from the Psychology department here at PC, we focus on creating a community dedicated to psychology scholarship. We put on events such as the “Meet & Greet” and “Inside Scoop” that help new psychology students get the information needed about our department and available courses. At the end of each semester, Psi Chi sponsors PCPC: Providence College’s Psychology Conference, where psychology students present the research they have conducted during the semester.

Public Health Club

The Providence College Public Health Club (PCPH) is an organization that, through outreach, education, and collaboration with community partners, aims to increase the standard of health for members of the Providence College community and members of the low-and-middle income communities in Providence.

Women in Business

Women in Business is a student-run organization that holds events with the purpose of motivating Providence College students to explore and follow their career goals, navigate judgement and hardships being a female in the workforce and network to make long-lasting, valuable connections. Women in Business holds events with outside guest speakers, as well as workshops with PC’s career services. Women in Business is a growing club that strives to inspire students to be the best version of themselves, personally, socially and professionally.

Please note – this is an informational listing and an ever-changing work in progress.  Please contact the Office of Student Activities & Cultural Programming for more information on any of these clubs/organizations.