Providence College and Theological Seminary
About Providence College and Theological SeminaryProvidence College and Theological Seminary is an interdenominational Christian Liberal Arts College located approximately 50 kilometres south-east of Winnipeg in Otterburne, Manitoba. The goal of Providence is to teach students how to think, live, and serve in the church and society. Providence is currently accredited by The Association for Biblical Higher Education. The College offers nearly 200 courses that are transferable to University of Manitoba. Students can also transfer many courses to other Canadian educational institutions such as Brandon University and University of Winnipeg.
Providence College offers Bachelor of Arts degrees with majors in Communications and Media, Biblical and Theological Studies, Business Administration, TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), Humanities, and Social Sciences, to name a few. Providence College is also home to an English Language Institute which prepares international students, whose first language is not English, for successful academic studies at the post-secondary level.
Providence is the home of the Freemen, who compete in both the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) and the Association of Christian College Athletics (ACCA), as well as the Manitoba Colleges Athletics Conference (MCAC). Providence has teams for Men's and Women's basketball, volleyball, soccer, and menÃ¢â?¬â?¢s hockey. Intramural sports include touch football and floor hockey in the fall semester and basketball and indoor soccer in the winter semester. There is also club level sports that are less involved and compete against other colleges in the area. The club sports include badminton, indoor soccer and womenÃ¢â?¬â?¢s hockey. Providence CollegeÃ¢â?¬â?¢s campus hosts one of the only Frisbee-golf (frolf) courses in Canada.
The colleges that Providence competes against in the NCCAA are: Faith Bible (Ankeny, Iowa), North Central University (Minneapolis), and Trinity Christian College (Ellendale, ND). The colleges in the MCAC are: Red River College, Canadian Mennonite University, St. Boniface University, Assiniboine Community College, William and Catherine Booth College, Oak Hills Bible College (U.S.) and Steinbach Bible College.
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