La Roche's 50th anniversary gala Friday in the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh will kick off homecoming weekend.
The college will honor 50 distinguished alumni with induction into its 50th Anniversary Alumni Circle during a dinner program that begins at 6:30 p.m. with a reception and auction and a program at 8:30. Entertainment begins at 9:30 with the group No Bad Ju Ju.
On Saturday, La Roche will host academic reunions from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Palumbo Science Center for biology, chemistry, computer science, criminal justice, national security studies, English and mathematics. A design alumni reunion and art show will take place in the Cantellops Art Gallery.
Alumni and their guests can attend a reception and dinner at 5 p.m. in the Zappala College Center. Preregistration is required for the dinner and all academic reunions.
Among other activities will be walking tours of the campus, alumni athletic games and an international alumni reunion with La Roche president Sister Candace Introcaso.
On Sunday, there will be a 5K race throughout campus. The race is open to the community. To register, visit www.laroche.edu/5k.
For a complete schedule of weekend events: www.laroche.edu/homecoming.