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January 24, 2019

La Roche College Named Military Friendly School

 Military Designation 2019 SealPITTSBURGH, Jan. 24, 2019 – La Roche College earned the 2019 Military Friendly® School designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM Jobs SM and Military Spouse.

The list of Military Friendly® Schools is provided to service members and their families each year, helping veterans select the best college, university or trade school to receive the education and training needed to pursue a civilian career. La Roche has been consecutively named a Military Friendly School since Victory Media’s publication of the list in 2009.

“We welcome all veterans, military students and their dependents to begin or complete their education at La Roche. The College proudly supports its veterans and military students, and we offer credit for their services,” said Vice President for Enrollment Management Chip Weisgerber, Ph.D.

Military and veteran students also find support through the Veterans Organization. Established in 2013, the organization gives veterans the opportunity to meet each other, get involved on campus and receive support.

Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey completed by the school. This year 766 schools earned this prestigious designation.

For more information about La Roche’s commitment to attracting and supporting military students, visit laroche.edu/military. Those who are interested in the Yellow Ribbon Program at La Roche should contact Senior Admissions Counselor Sherryl Lisco at 412-536-1263 or sherryl.lisco@laroche.edu. Qualifying students are veterans who are eligible for the full benefits of the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill and have served three years of active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces.

About La Roche College: A private liberal arts college in the North Hills of Pittsburgh, La Roche College offers more than 50 undergraduate majors, six graduate degree programs and one doctoral program, with particular strengths in education, business, criminal justice, psychology, and health and medical sciences as well as interior design and graphic design. This residential college 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 College 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 College educates students to be lifelong learners and achievers in an increasingly diverse and global society.

 

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