Leadership Development

Career and Leadership Forum 2020

Leadership Forum Panelists with student-athletes.On Monday January 8, the Providence College Athletic Department welcomed a panel of distinguished professionals and former athletes to campus for a career-oriented discussion and networking opportunity.

The forum was moderated by Glenn Horine, and the panelists were Dr. Sheila Harrity ’87, Dr. Jeanette Toney ’09, Traug Keller ’21P, and Adam Grossman.  Throughout the evening, the panelists offered insight and advice, utilizing experiences in their respective paths to becoming leaders in their fields. 

2020 Student-Athlete Professional Panel

Career Night 2018

Career night 2018 group photo.On Tuesday, October 9, the Providence College Athletic Department, in conjunction with the Office of Academic Services, held its annual Student-Athlete Career Night. The event was made possible through the generous support of Mark Mandell and Yvette Boisclair ’84, who have sponsored the event since its inception in 2008.

More than 80 student-athletes from the junior and senior classes attended the event, which was held in ’64 Hall. The night began with a message from Mark Mandell. He spoke about the importance of being humble and said that the true measure of wealth is what you are able to do to help others. The keynote speaker at the event was Doris Burke ‘87.

Mandell-Boisclair Leadership Academy 

leadership academy conference

Thanks to a leadership gift from Yvette Boisclair Esq. ’84 and Mark Mandell, Esq., PC Athletics teamed up with velocityHUB, a leading provider of business consulting and professional training services, through their collegiate leadership program, the Victory Academy.  Specific areas of focus include leadership styles, mental toughness, high performance mindset, becoming a captain and developing a plan. Student-athletes are given tools and strategies to develop personal leadership styles in order to become confident leaders.

Providence College and the Victory Academy