Providence College Podcast

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Summary

Friar Foundations, a summer bridge program for incoming students, enters its sixth year this July. The program’s first and only director, Kaitlyn O’Malley, associate director of academic services, says she is gratified to “watch the journey, watch the development” of up to 25 students each summer. In this episode, she joins graduate assistant Tyre Richards ’19, a former participant and two-year mentor in Friar Foundations, in discussing the educational, social, and personal rewards of a unique program that galvanizes the student participants and the College community.

Show Notes

Friar Foundations, a summer bridge program for incoming students, enters its sixth year this July. The program’s first and only director, Kaitlyn O’Malley, associate director of academic services, says she is gratified to “watch the journey, watch the development” of up to 25 students each summer. In this episode, she joins graduate assistant Tyre Richards ’19, a former participant and two-year mentor in Friar Foundations, in discussing the educational, social, and personal rewards of a unique program that galvanizes the student participants and the College community.

What is Providence College Podcast?

The Providence College Podcast features interviews with interesting members of the Friar Family. These in-depth conversations with PC students, Dominicans, faculty, staff, and alumni provide a rich look into the lives of noteworthy Friars. Occasionally we will also bring you on-campus lectures and presentations. Go Friars!