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LA ROCHE COLLEGE TO CELEBRATE HOMECOMING WEEKEND 2013 FROM APRIL 19 TO 21


2/27/2013

PITTSBURGH, March 13, 2013 – La Roche College invites all alumni to reconnect with former classmates and faculty during Homecoming Weekend from April 19 to 21.

The College’s 50th Anniversary Gala at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh on April 19 will be the kickoff to Homecoming Weekend, with a variety of special events and activities to follow.

On Saturday, April 20, La Roche will host academic reunions in the Palumbo Science Center at its main campus in McCandless Township from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.

Reunions will be held for the following programs: biology, chemistry, computer science, criminal justice, national security studies, English and mathematics. The design alumni reunion and art show will take place in the Cantellops Art Gallery.

Afterward, all alumni and their guests can attend the Alumni Reception and Dinner in the Zappala College Center at 5:00 p.m. An open bar is included. Preregistration is required for the dinner and all academic reunions.

Other activities include walking tours of the campus, various alumni athletic games and an international alumni reunion with Sister Candace Introcaso, CDP, Ph.D., president of La Roche College. Homecoming Weekend will conclude on Sunday, April 21. The final day will feature a 5K race that explores the best features of the La Roche campus. The race is open to the community. Visit www.laroche.edu/5k to register.

“Homecoming Weekend is an opportunity for alumni to celebrate their alma mater and the opportunities they have pursued since graduation,” said Gina Miller, director of alumni relations at La Roche. “The College hopes to see many graduates return to celebrate La Roche’s 50th Anniversary and the roles alumni have played in those 50 years.”

For a complete schedule of events and to register, visit: www.laroche.edu/homecoming. Overnight lodging options are available at Kearns Hall, Providence Villa and Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh. Reservations are required.



About La Roche College: A private, Catholic, co-educational college north of Pittsburgh founded by the Sisters of Divine Providence in 1963, La Roche welcomes students of all religions, ethnic origins and talents. Undergraduates may choose from more than 50 majors, including the top 10 majors most in demand among today’s college students. La Roche combines a quality educational experience with clubs, athletics, social and community volunteer activities, spiritual well-being and more to prepare students for life in a constantly changing global society.


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