DESIGN DIVISION AT LA ROCHE COLLEGE TO HOST SENIOR PORTFOLIO SHOW ON MAY 2
PITTSBURGH, April 17, 2013 – Graduating seniors from La Roche College’s graphic and interior design programs will present their finest work at the College’s Senior Portfolio Show on Thursday, May 2. The event will run from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Cultural Trust Education Building in downtown Pittsburgh.
Twenty-two students will present professional portfolios consisting of design projects completed at La Roche or through internships and freelance work. Graphic and interior design professionals, La Roche alumni and high school art teachers are invited to attend the event. Refreshments will be served.
Neha Agarwal, assistant professor and chair of the La Roche graphic design department, said the event will showcase the talents of graduating students and provide networking opportunities for design professionals. “The Senior Portfolio Show provides an opportunity for professionals to connect with potential new hires,” Ms. Agarwal said. “It also allows alumni to stay up-to-date on our design programs, sets a standard for upcoming graduates, and gives prospective high school students a chance to learn about the opportunities the La Roche design programs offer.”
The Interior Design Advisory Board will present the International Design Educational Achievement Award to one outstanding senior, along with second and third place awards. La Roche’s graphic design department also will present top portfolio awards to students selected by La Roche faculty. Winners announced at the Portfolio Show will receive monetary awards.
Registration is not required, but an RSVP is appreciated. Please direct all questions and RSVPs to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit designatlaroche.com.
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.