Pre-Professional and Academic
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.
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.
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.
Council for Exceptional Children
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents. The Providence College chapter makes an effort to raise awareness on campus as well as raise funds/supplies to help the community. We hold monthly meetings and have a few events each semester. Events include Special Ed Bingo, Student Disability Panel, Movie Night, Parent Panel, and the Muscular Dystrophy Walk. Membership to the PC chapter is free, but to be an official member of the national organization you must pay yearly dues. Visit www.cec.sped.org to learn more about the organization.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Future Friar Executives
Future Friar Executives (FFE) is Providence College’s Business Club, and is the biggest business club on campus. Founded in 2003, FFE 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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
This is a Providence College Chapter of the national organization called SACNAS: Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science. This inclusive organization is dedicated to fostering the success of all types of underrepresented minorities in STEM. Our vision is to achieve true diversity in STEM and be a resource for the professional advancement of all STEM students and to create a united and complete picture of those who belong in leadership positions within STEM.
Sports Business Organization
The Sports Business Organization at Providence College strives to allow students interested in a career in the sports industry to meet, interact and network with some of the leaders of the sports industry. Our platform allows us to bring in some of the biggest names in the sports on to campus to share their journey and inspire club members.
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.