2022-2023 Impact Report

For Those Who Seek Impact

As we look back on the 2022-2023 academic year at Providence College, we are thankful for the impact that your commitment and continuing support has had on our students, faculty, and staff who benefit in innumerable ways from your generosity. We are excited to share with you some of the many stories that illustrate the tangible difference you are making in every corner of our community.


Maryna Pezzullo ’27

Rainy Day Fund

“I have always worked so very hard in school, at dance and in everything I set my mind to that it was so nice to be recognized for the hard work it took to get into PC.”

Class of 2018

Reunion Class Gift

“I think just giving to what you love is giving to Providence College for so many alumni.”

Chris & Alaina Barletta ’18P, ’22P

Parent Pride

“Providence College gives each person the care they deserve.”


Donors who consistently support the college at any giving level for at least three consecutive years.

“I say this every time I give, I want to give back to a place that gave me so much. This is my way of making sure the students that are currently attending and will attend in the future have the same opportunities, the same experiences, the same access to things that we did.”

— Simran Madhani ’18

Arthur Vining Davis Foundations

Civil Discourse

“The Dialogue, Inclusion, and Democracy Lab is so committed to educating the next generation to be engaged, democratic citizens.”

Justin Andries ’23

Designing His Future

“I wanted a space, so that for my next four years, I could be free to be anyone I wanted to be.”

Col. Gerald F. Dillon ’68, ’74, ’95P, ’26GP

A Son’s Story

“There’s a great quote by Maya Angelou, ‘If you’re going to live, leave a legacy. Make a mark on the world that can’t be erased.’ And I think my father has done just that through the establishment of this fund.”  


Donors gave during

Friars Give 2023

Sophia Gaines ’24

Friars Club Future

Sophia puts all her energy into doing what she loves — making spaces more welcoming and building community within the student body.

Ken ’96 & Christine Begasse

Paying It Forward

“Building a championship culture is everyone’s responsibility.”

4×1500 Victory

Relay the impact

“Bringing back the wheel after 32 years made the victory greater and setting a program record that made all the sacrifices of training worth it.”

Class of 2026 Student

Amount awarded to students from restricted and endowed scholarship funds and The Fund for Providence College-Financial Aid.


Donors to Providence College this year represent 47 out of the 50 states, including D.C., and 14 countries.
Countries Represented: Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United States and the United Kingdom.

Map representing PC Donors

Laura Jaworski Razza ’00

Best Kept Secret

“There are a plenty of opportunities to diversify your giving to Providence College and make an impact on current Friars.”

Nick Ombajin ’24

Passport to Connect

“My hope for future Friars is that they get out of their comfort zone and experience the unique opportunity that attending Providence College presents.”

Julian ’16 & Casey Gressel ’15, ’16G

Immediate Impact

“PC and the soccer program have given me so much, and we, as a Friar family, are happy to help in providing that opportunity for other student-athletes.”


Please email stewardship@providence.edu if you have questions or comments.

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