Marketing & Media Relations
Brady Butler, Director
9000 Babcock Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
brady.butler@laroche.edu
412-536-1300


NAFSA Award
Facebook Twitter You Tube Student Bloggers
Official College Press Release
Print Page
Print Friendly Version Facebook

 

COLLEGE TO PARTICIPATE IN 10TH ANNUAL "FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS"


11/21/2005

Pittsburgh, PA – La Roche College will help residents of Pittsburgh’s North Hills launch the 2005 holiday season with the annual “Festival of Lights” celebration, scheduled for Friday, December 2. The College will join UPMC Passavant and the Sisters of Divine Providence for an evening of holiday music, food and entertainment. The following is a schedule of events taking place on the La Roche campus:

• At noon, students from the Alpha School (operated by the Sisters of Divine Providence) will participate in blessing La Roche College’s official Christmas tree in the Zappala College Center Square. La Roche’s dance team, The Hawks, will also perform.

• From 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Sigma Theta Tau, La Roche College’s nursing honor society, will present its annual craft show featuring pieces from many local artisans. The show will be held in the Zappala College Center Square.

• At 5:00 p.m., The Hawks will perform in the Zappala College Center Square.

• From 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., La Roche College will host the “Alumni Holiday Reception” for the College’s alumni. Former students and their families are invited to visit a hospitality tent located in front of Wright Library where they may enjoy holiday refreshments and live music and can take home a special holiday gift bag for their children.

• Also from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., a number of authors will be available to sign purchased copies of their books in the La Roche College Bookstore, located in the Annex Building. Authors include Mary Frailey Calland, who wrote Barefoot in the Stubble Fields; Louis J. D’Angelo, author of The Granger Brothers: In Their Own Words, which features letters home from the U.S. Civil War battlefield; and Sister Sally Witt, CSJ, author of Sisters of the North Country: The History of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of the Diocese of Ogdensburg.

• From 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., the College will present a host of family entertainment and activities in the Kerr Fitness and Sports Center, including crafts for small children, cookie decorating, a balloon artist, children’s games, an airbrush tattoo artist and a moonwalk.

For further information, contact the Office of Student Life at 412-536-1069. <


Print Friendly Version Print Friendly Version
Facebook Twitter You Tube Student Bloggers
Contact La Roche College
Request Information from La Roche College


US News Best College College of Distinction Catholic College of Distinction Pennsylvania College of Distinction The Princeton Review Best Northeastern College
Official La Roche College Facebook La Roche Official Twitter La Roche Official YouTube Channel La Roche Student Blogs

Facebook You Tube Register for our Open House! Speak to a Counselor (Territories) Visit Campus Request Information Best Colleges Colleges of Distinction Colleges of Distinction Colleges of Distinction Princeton Review Apply Online Now!