Fall 2018 Distinguished Speaker Series
On Tuesday, October 16, 2018, our Distinguished Speaker will be LTC Michael Manning USA
Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Mike Manning is a Distinguished Military Graduate of Providence College class of 1997. As a seventeen year veteran of the U.S. Army, he has served in a variety of capacities in both the active and reserve components respectively. Mike has led troops in contingency operations in Kosovo and Iraq. More recently he completed tours of duty in support of Operation Enduring Freedom – Caribbean and Central America and Operation Enduring Freedom XX in Afghanistan. Mike has previously served as an Assistant Professor of Military Science at Providence College, State Partnership Program Coordinator and Legislative Liaison for the Rhode Island National Guard. In 2007, he was designated by the Providence Business News as a “Forty under 40” award recipient; Mike was awarded an honorary doctorate from Providence College in 2008. In 2010, he graduated with distinction from the College of Naval Command and Staff. He currently serves as an Operations Officer for Special Operations Detachment-Global in Coventry, RI. Mike has been published in the Fort Leavenworth Ethics Symposium Report and the Infantry Magazine. His awards and decorations include two Bronze Star medals, the Combat Infantryman’s Badge and the coveted Ranger Tab. He lives in North Kingstown, RI with his wife Meg and their three children – Michael, Jack and Shannon.