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Special Interest Groups

Discover your talents and meet other students who share similar interests.

Special Interest Clubs

Active Minds

Dedicated to saving lives and building stronger families and communities. Through education, research, advocacy, and a focus on student and young adults ages 14-25, Active Minds is opening the conversation about mental health and creating lasting change in the way mental health is talk about, cared for, and valued in the United States.

Adviser: Liliane Star

Crescendo - La Roche University Music Club

Dedicated to musical performance and drama.              

Contact Jeffrey Dailey at 412-536-1045 or for more details.      

ECO Club

ECO Club is the Environment Cause Organization at La Roche University. It is a student based organization formed to educate and implement sustainable practices to the La Roche Campus.  

Adviser: Nicole Kreidler

Human Rights Club

A club dedicated to preserving basic Human Rights for all.

Adviser: Paul LeBlanc

La Roche Activities Forum (LAF)

All students are welcome to join this group to plan and implement a diverse activities schedule for the college. Events include dances, trips, comedy nights, entertainment in the Pittsburgh area and social events. This group meets weekly in Student Life/University Activities.

Adviser: Jeffrey Dailey

La Roche Student Library Advisory Board

The La Roche Student Library Advisory Board was created to increase students' awareness of library services and resources, to create communication for better services to student's needs, to encourage their participation in library activities, and to facilitate interaction among students and library staff and administration. The La Roche Student Library Advisory Board will also endeavor to promote literary causes within the surrounding community.  

Adviser: Caroline Horgan

Garden Club

The Garden Club strives to promote sustainable and food justice. We also encourage getting involved and having a strong sense of community, which we try to promote through our garden here on campus. 

Adviser: Steven Benson

GSA - Gay Staright Alliance

Adviser: Erin Dorsch

Adviser: Jess Sweitzer

YoFit Yoga Club

Adviser: Lauren Lampe

Fishing Club

Adviser: Howard Ishiyama

One Youth

A student organization at La Roche University. We serve to empower and inspire the younger generation and enable them to acquire leadership by targeting and addressing the needs of local youth in struggling communities.

Advisor: Candace Okello 

Orientation Leaders

Welcome and assist new students to La Roche University by assisting with Orientation and Welcome Days.  All students are welcome to apply to be orientation leaders.  In early spring, fliers advertise the application process.         

Adviser: Jeffrey Dailey

Redhawk Tabletop

Focused on providing a safe and fun place for interested individuals to come and share in our interest in playing a variety of tabletop games (board games, and card games). This group helps student form similar interests and gives them a place to mingle and meet with others, as well as the opportunity to have fun and relax on a regular basis.       

Adviser: Joelle Mellon

Science Club

The Mission of the Science Club is to promote knowledge, service and careers in and related to science

Advisor: Dr. Gail Rowe


As a student anti-genocide coalition, La Roche STAND strives to educate the entire La Roche Community on the issue of ongoing and former genocides.  STAND also aims to raise funds to help victims of genocides. 

If interested, contact Jeffrey Dailey at 412-536-1045 or email Jeff at for more details.