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New & Notable February 2024

La Roche University to Host Presidents Day Admission Event


Incoming freshmen and transfer students can explore La Roche University and earn a $1,000 visit grant by attending an upcoming admissions event this Presidents’ Day, Feb. 19.   There will be several types of events, including a Presidents’ Day Visit that will run from 12:30-3 p.m. Students can join a group visit to tour campus, meet admissions counselors and learn about life at LRU. There will be a specialized criminal justice visit from 12:30-3 p.m, as well. Students will learn about the following majors: criminal justice & criminology, national security studies, and cybersecurity & forensics. Another specialized tour will be for design and film from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Students will explore the fields of film, photography, graphic design, or interior architecture and design. They’ll test their creative skills by participating in a hands-on design or film project and hear firsthand accounts from current La Roche students, faculty and professionals about opportunities in each field. Students must preregister by Feb. 12. Space is limited. Priority is given to high school juniors and seniors. For more information contact the Office of Freshman Admissions at or 412-536-1272. Transfer students should email