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April 04, 2019

La Roche vs. Steelers Basketball Game to Benefit Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

PITTSBURGH, April 4, 2019 –  Faculty and staff from La Roche University will compete against players from the Pittsburgh Steelers during a charity basketball game on Friday, April 26.

The event benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society will take place in the Kerr Fitness & Sports Center at La Roche’s campus in the North Hills.

“La Roche University is thrilled to host the Pittsburgh Footballers basketball game to support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society,” Colleen Ruefle, vice president for student life and dean of students, said. “It will be a fun night to watch the Steelers play the staff and faculty of La Roche in a competitive basketball game, while supporting a cause that is so worthwhile. We look forward to seeing students, alumni and the local community come to campus to enjoy this event.”

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the game begins at 8 p.m. The event will feature an autograph signing at half time, prize raffles and a performance by La Roche cheerleaders.

Tickets are $7 and can be purchased at the door or in the Center for Student Development at La Roche.

For more information, please call 412-536-1044.

About La Roche University: A private liberal arts university in the North Hills of Pittsburgh, La Roche University offers 66 undergraduate programs of study, six master’s degrees and one doctoral degree, with particular strengths in education, business, criminal justice, psychology, and health and medical sciences as well as interior design and graphic design. This residential university provides a vibrant campus community for more than 1,400 men and women enjoying 30-plus student organizations and an exciting NCAA Div. III athletics program. Founded by the Sisters of Divine Providence in 1963, La Roche University embraces its Catholic heritage while welcoming people of all faiths and backgrounds. With a legacy of social justice and a commitment to international exchange, La Roche University educates students to be lifelong learners and achievers in an increasingly diverse and global society.