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La Roche's name changes

Monday, April 08, 2019 - Updated: 11:40 am

La Roche College is now La Roche University.

Divine Providence Sister Candace Introcaso, La Roche’s president, recently announced that the Pennsylvania Department of Education authorized the change.

“Becoming a university is the fulfillment of a vision that many on campus have shared for several years, and is recognition of how far La Roche has come,” she said on the university’s website. “What began as a school for religious women in 1963 with seven students in its first graduating class is now a university that offers 66 undergraduate programs of study, six master’s degrees and one doctoral degree.

“The future is very bright for La Roche,” Sister Candace said.

For information on the university in McCandless Township, go to laroche.edu.


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