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La Roche College
Motto To Light Through Love
Established 1963
Type Private
President Sr. Candace Introcaso
Undergraduates 1,707
Postgraduates 250
Location Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, USA
Campus Suburban, 80+ acres
Colors Red and Black
Mascot Red Hawks
Website www.laroche.edu

La Roche College is a private college in McCandless, Pennsylvania, just outside Pittsburgh. It was founded in 1963 by the Sisters of Divine Providence as a Catholic college and now sits on an 80-acre campus in McCandless. Their current president, Sister Candace Introcaso, CDP, Ph.D., was installed in 2005 and replaced the previous president, Monsignor William Kerr. Recent additions to the school include the Kerr Fitness and Sports Center in 1993 and new resident halls, Bold I and II, in 1997 and 2003, respectively. A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... A private university is a university that is run without the control of any government entity. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... Nickname: Steel City, Iron City, City of Champions, City of Bridges, City of Colleges Location in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Allegheny County Founded 1758 Mayor Luke Ravenstahl (D) Area    - City 151. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 160 miles (255 km)  - Length 280 miles (455 km)  - % water 2. ... Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburbs are inhabited districts located either on the outer rim of a city or outside the official limits of a city (the term varies from country to country), or the outer elements of a conurbation. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... A mascot, originally a fetish-like term for any person, animal, or thing supposed to bring luck, is now something—typically an animal or human character—used to represent a group with a common public identity, such as a school, professional sports team (the name often corresponds with the mascot... This page as shown in the AOL 9. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... McCandless is a census-designated place and township located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. ... Nickname: Steel City, Iron City, City of Champions, City of Bridges, City of Colleges Location in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Allegheny County Founded 1758 Mayor Luke Ravenstahl (D) Area    - City 151. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ...


With a campus number of 1,800 and a residence population of 600, La Roche is a small school, with a community feel to it. Graphic Design, Interior Design, Education, and Marketing are among the most popular majors.


External link

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La Roche College ~ Sisters of Divine Providence (346 words)
La Roche College, a Catholic institution of higher learning, founded and sponsored by the Congregation of Divine Providence, creates an international community of scholars from the region, the nation and around the world, including students from conflict, post-conflict and developing regions.
La Roche College was founded in 1963 by the Sisters of Divine Providence as an independent, private, Catholic college for religious sisters.
La Roche College has undergone a number of transformations in its 38-year history to become the vibrant institution that it is today.
the CollegeCity -- La Roche College (776 words)
La Roche College is a community of learners from all over the world, a Catholic college that combines individualized attention and today’s technology to prepare you for global citizenship.
The La Roche education empowers men and women to be lifelong learners and to achieve success in their chosen careers.
La Roche College awards the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing in two academic schools, the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of the Professions.
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