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Identity-Based Student Organizations

LRU has a variety of identity-based student groups and organizations for you to engage with a diverse student body or to find a link to your own culture.

Active Minds

Active Minds is dedicated to saving lives and building stronger families and communities. Through education, research and advocacy, this organization fosters dialogue and fights stigma around mental health.

African Culture Club

The African Culture Club raises awareness of African nations, heritage, culture, customs, values and beliefs. The club creates a positive environment where members are supported while facing challenges related to culture shock.

Asian Club

Asian Club is a student organization established to share Asian culture with the campus community: domestic and international students as well as neighbors around the Pittsburgh area. The role of the Asian Club is to be a bridge between Asians and non-Asians to build stronger and closer friendships.

Black Student Achievement

Black Student Achievement builds community and empowers black students to achieve personal and academic excellence and persist through to baccalaureate degree attainment. This initiative encourages engagement in service, spiritual reflection and social justice education.

Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA)

GSA is a group for LGBTQ students and allies. The group raises awareness of LGBTQ issues in our society and promotes a safe community for all students.

GLOBE (Globalization for La Roche: One Beat on Earth)

GLOBE promotes intellectual dialogue and friendship among international and American students. This group also promotes international concerns and understanding, aids international students in the college environment and provides both cultural and social activities for the community. Meetings are held sporadically throughout the year.

Human Rights Club

A club dedicated to preserving basic Human Rights for all.

Italian Club

This organization strives to bring Italian traditions to the campus. The purpose is to give all people, Italian or not, a taste of what it means to be Italian through food, music, festivities and culture.

MOSAIC (Multicultural Organizations Serving an Integrated Community)

MOSAIC is a student organization dedicated to promoting diversity and cultural awareness. MOSAIC celebrates the variety of cultures on campus while encouraging cross-cultural dialogue to counter fear, miseducation and stereotyping.

One Youth

One Youth serves to empower and inspire the younger generation, enabling them to acquire leadership by targeting and addressing the needs of local youth in struggling communities.

Saudi Club

The Saudi Club connects students with colleagues from varying nationalities at the University, and helps students understand cultural, media, sports and social programs at La Roche.

Sociology Club

The Sociology Club provides a useful background for those planning to enter professional fields serving diverse communities. Activities include opportunities for community service, workshops, speakers, networking, movie nights and more. The Sociology Club is open to anyone interested in the field in general.

See a complete list of all LRU student clubs and organizations.