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Corporate Partners Circle

La Roche University’s Corporate Partners Circle allows companies, corporations and organizations to support La Roche University while demonstrating to others an interest in higher education.

Corporate Partners may sponsor a variety of activities throughout the academic year.

Sponsorship Opportunities

  • New Student Recruitment Activities: March - July 2021

    Help us welcome new and potential students to La Roche University. These events include our Accepted Student Breakfast and Welcome Days, which focus on academic orientation.  

    Presenting Sponsor: $10,000

    • Exclusive co-sponsorship with La Roche University.
    • Company name and logo featured on all print, digital and social media materials promoting new student recruitment.
    • Company name and logo displayed during new student recruitment events.
    • Public acknowledgement and invitation for company representative to attend new student recruitment events.
    • Company name/logo on student gift items presented during new student recruitment events.
    • Opportunity to distribute company-related materials/discounts to attendees.
    • Corporate Spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website.

    Welcome Days Sponsor: $5,000

    • Exclusive acknowledgement and company name/logo featured on all print, digital and social media materials promoting Welcome Days from April through July.
    • Company name/logo displayed during Welcome Day events.
    • Public acknowledgement and invitation for company representative to attend Welcome Days.
    • Company name/logo on student gift items presented during Welcome Days.
    • Opportunity to distribute company-related materials/discounts to attendees.
    • Corporate Spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website.

    Accepted Student Breakfast Sponsor: $3,000

    • Company name/logo featured on all print, digital and social media materials promoting Accepted Student Breakfast in March.
    • Company name/logo displayed during Accepted Student Breakfast.
    • Public acknowledgement and invitation for company representative to attend Accepted Student Breakfast.
    • Opportunity to distribute company-related materials/discounts to attendees. 
    • Corporate Spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website. 

    Welcome Days Lunch Sponsor: $2,500 (Four available)

    • Company name/logo featured on all print, digital and social media materials promoting Welcome Days from April through July.
    • Company name/logo displayed during one of four Welcome Day lunches.
    • Public acknowledgement and invitation for company representative to attend Welcome Days.
    • Opportunity to distribute company-related materials/discounts to attendees.
    • Corporate Spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website.

    Welcome Days Breakfast Sponsor: $1,500 (Four available)

    • Company name/logo displayed during one of four Welcome Day breakfasts.
    • Public acknowledgement and invitation for company representative to attend Welcome Days.
    • Opportunity to distribute company-related materials/discounts to attendees.
    • Corporate Spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website.
  • Distinguished Alumni Circle Awards Ceremony: April 2021

    La Roche University’s Distinguished Alumni Circle Award honors graduates for outstanding professional success and service. To date 139 alumni have received this prestigious award. Each year we proudly honor these established leaders whose accomplishments inspire today’s students.

    Presenting Sponsor: $10,000

    • Exclusive co-sponsorship with La Roche University.
    • Pre-event promotion including print invitation, registration confirmation, video production of award recipients, event-related press releases and on-campus digital screens.
    • Full-page advertisement in event program booklet.
    • Acknowledgment on event signage.
    • Corporate Spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website.

    Premier Sponsor: $5,000

    • Full-page advertisement in event program booklet.
    • Recognition in video production of award recipients, prior to ceremony.
    • Acknowledgment in event-related press releases and on-campus digital screens.
    • Acknowledgment on signage placed at the event.
    • Corporate Spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website.

    Supporting Sponsor: $1,000

    • Half-page ad in event program booklet.
    • Acknowledgement on digital screens on campus.
    • Corporate Spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website.
  • Homecoming: April 2021

    This annual tradition brings together hundreds of alumni and their guests to campus to reconnect with classmates, faculty and staff. The featured event is a catered dinner with unlimited appetizers, wine, beer and non-alcoholic drinks. Other activities include sporting events, Mass and academic reunions.

    Presenting Sponsor: $10,000

    • Exclusive co-sponsorship with La Roche University.
    • Company name included in extensive pre-event promotion, including digital, print and social media materials.
    • Company name/logo featured on general print invitation mailed to all LRU alumni in Western Pennsylvania and Ohio.
    • Acknowledgment in event-related press releases and on-campus digital screens.
    • Podium recognition by La Roche leadership during dinner program.
    • Company name/logo on event banner.
    • Corporate Spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website.

    Homecoming Reception & Dinner Sponsor: $5,000

    • Exclusive sponsorship of reception and dinner program attended by alumni, families, faculty, staff and La Roche Board of Trustees.
    • Company name/logo on printed materials and event signage.
    • Podium recognition by La Roche leadership during dinner program. 
    • Corporate Spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website.

    Reunion Sponsor: $2,000 (Two to Four Available)

    • Recognition on custom reunion invitations and e-blasts for specific alumni groups.
    • Recognition on printed materials and event signage.
    • Podium recognition by La Roche leadership during dinner program.
    • Corporate Spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website.
  • Day of Giving: Spring 2021

    La Roche’s Day of Giving campaign is an effort to significantly increase support of our Annual Fund through donations from alumni, employees, friends, students, families and trustees.

    Presenting Sponsor: $10,000

    • Exclusive co-sponsorship with La Roche University. 
    • Company name/logo featured in all print materials.
    • Company name and website link featured in pre-event promotion, including extensive social media marketing.
    • Corporate Spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website.

    Challenge Sponsor: $5,000 – seeking at least $25,000 as matching gift for challenge

    • Company name/logo featured in all print materials.
    • Company name and website link featured in pre-event promotion, including extensive social media marketing.
    • Company name featured in event-related press releases and campus events during the campaign.
    • Corporate Spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website.
  • Commencement Activities: May and December 2021

    May Graduate Awards Luncheon Sponsor: $5,000

    • Exclusive sponsorship of formal luncheon program attended by graduating students, families, faculty, staff and La Roche Board of Trustees.
    • Company name/logo keepsake program booklet and event signage.
    • Podium recognition by La Roche leadership during event.
    • Corporate Spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website.

    May Post-Commencement Reception and Keepsake Program Book Sponsor: $5,000

    • Exclusive sponsorship of post-commencement reception and program booklet.
    • Company name/logo displayed during pre-event announcements and post-ceremony reception.
    • Acknowledgement during pre-ceremony video.
    • Company/logo prominently displayed on program booklet for graduates, family members, faculty, administration, staff and guests.
    • Corporate Spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website.

    May Graduate Gift Sponsor: $2,000

    • Exclusive sponsorship of gifts given to graduates, including lapel pins and other items.
    • Company name/logo included on Alumni Association brochure.
    • Corporate Spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website.

    December Graduate Awards Reception and Program Booklet Sponsor: $2,500

    • Exclusive sponsorship of reception and program booklet.
    • Company name/logo displayed during pre-event announcements and post-ceremony.
    • Corporate Spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website.
  • New Student Orientation and Welcome Week: August 2021

    Freshmen begin their college careers with a weekend orientation and welcome week, which feature activities designed for them to explore campus life, socialize and learn about the local area.

    Presenting Sponsor: $10,000

    • Exclusive co-sponsoring with La Roche University.
    • Company name/logo featured on all print, digital and social media materials promoting New Student Orientation.
    • Company name/logo displayed during New Student Orientation events.
    • Public recognition and invitation for company representative to attend New Student Orientation events.
    • Company name/logo on student gift items presented during New Student Orientation.
    • Opportunity to distribute company-related materials/discounts to attendees.
    • Corporate Spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website. 

    New Student Orientation and Welcome Week Sponsor: $5,000

    • Exclusive acknowledgement as sponsor with company name/logo featured on all printed, digital and social media materials promoting New Student Orientation and Welcome Week in August.
    • Company name/logo displayed during New Student Orientation and Welcome Week events.
    • Public recognition and invitation for company representative to attend New Student Orientation and Welcome Week events.
    • Opportunity to distribute company-related materials/discounts to attendees.
    • Company name/logo on student gift items presented during New Student Orientation and Welcome Week.
    • Corporate Spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website.

    New Student Orientation Brunch Sponsor: $2,500 (Two available)

    • Company/logo featured on all print, digital and social materials promoting New Student Orientation in August.
    • Company name/logo displayed during one of two New Student Orientation brunches.
    • Public recognition and invitation for company representative invited to New Student Orientation events.
    • Opportunity to distribute company-related materials/discounts to attendees.
    • Corporate Spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website.

    New Student Orientation Dinner Sponsor: $2,500 (Three available)

    • Company name/logo featured on all print, digital and social media materials promoting New Student Orientation in August.
    • Company name/logo displayed during one of three New Student Orientation dinners.
    • Public acknowledgement and invitation for company representative to attend New Student Orientation events.
    • Opportunity to distribute company-related materials/discounts to attendees.
    • Corporate Spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website.

    Welcome Week Sponsor: $2,000

    • Welcome Week begins the first day of classes and includes social and learning activities.
    • Your company’s name and logo displayed on signage, at campus activities, during the 7-days of Welcome Weeks.
    • Public recognition and invitation for company representative to attend Welcome Week events.
    • Opportunity to distribute company-related materials/discounts to attendees.
    • Corporate Spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website.
  • Athletics: Academic Year 2021-2022

    Our students compete at the NCAA Div. III level and learn the value of teamwork and determination through 14 varsity sports. Sponsors can support athletes through an annual commitment or as a sponsor of the Scott Lang Memorial Golf Classic. Other opportunities include team or game-day program sponsorships.

    Redhawk Booster: $10,000 Annual Commitment

    • Scoreboard logo on baseball and soccer scoreboards (limited availability).
    • Company name/logo on sponsor banner displayed in Kerr Fitness & Sports Center for all athletic events for one full year.
    • Company name/logo in all printed publications associated with La Roche University athletic teams for one full year, including game-day programs.
    • Company name mentioned over public address system during games.
    • Company name/logo listed and mentioned during Player of the Week acknowledgement on La Roche Athletics website.
    • Four season tickets to all La Roche basketball games for one full year.
    • Year-long recognition of company’s support on La Roche Athletics Website 
    • Corporate Spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website.

    Team Sponsor: $2,500 (Six available)

    La Roche University offers six opportunities for companies to sponsor specific teams for one year: men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, baseball and softball.

    • Recognition in all printed, digital and social media materials related to team activities for one full season.
    • Company name/logo displayed on banner for all team games for season.
    • Company name mentioned over public address system during games.
    • Sponsor recognition on team website at La Roche Athletics.

    Game-Day Program Sponsor: $1,000 (10 available)

    Game-day programs are produced for: baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s soccer, softball and volleyball. Game-day program sponsors receive company name/logo on each printed game-day program distributed to fans.

  • Scott Lang Memorial Golf Classic

    Presenting Sponsor: $10,000

    • Exclusive co-sponsorship with La Roche University.
    • Company name/logo included in pre-event print and digital promotion.
    • One Foursome for the event.
    • Company name on two tee signs (1st & 18th Holes).
    • Company name/logo on event banner.
    • Opportunity for company representative to speak at the event.
    • Corporate spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website.

    Eagle Sponsor: $5,000

    • Company name/logo included in pre-event print and digital promotion.
    • One Foursome for event.
    • Company name on two tee signs.
    • Company name/logo on event banner.
    • Corporate spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website.

    Birdie Sponsor: $2,500

    • Company name/logo included in pre-event print and digital promotion.
    • One Foursome for event.
    • Company name on a tee sign.
    • Company name/logo on event banner.
    • Corporate spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website.

    Golf Cart Sponsor: $2,500

    • Company name/logo included in pre-event print and digital promotion.
    • One Foursome for event.
    • Company name on golf cart signs.
    • Corporate spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website.

    Par Sponsor: $1,500

    • One Foursome for event.
    • Company name on one tee sign.
    • Event recognition.

    Reception Sponsor: $1,500

    Company name/logo on a banner during registration, lunch and dinner.

    Hole-in-One Sponsor: $1,000

    • Signage on Hole-in-One.
    • Event recognition.

    Lunch Sponsor: $1,000

    Company name/logo on a banner during registration and lunch.

    Beverage Station Sponsor: $1,000

    • Company name on signage at beverage stands.
    • Event recognition.
  • Festival of Lights: December 2021

    Hosted by La Roche and the adjoining campus of the Sisters of Divine Providence, Festival of Lights is one of the most popular holiday traditions in the North Hills of Pittsburgh. The event is free and open to the public, and attracts hundreds of students, guests, alumni and families from the surrounding area.

    Presenting Sponsor: $10,000

    • Exclusive co-sponsorship with La Roche University.
    • Company name/logo in pre-event promotion, including digital, print, broadcast and social media.
    • Company name featured in all printed material distributed at event.
    • Company name featured on signage placed at key locations throughout event.
    • Company name featured in event-related press releases.
    • Corporate spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website.

    Provident Sponsor: $5,000

    • Company name/logo in pre-event promotion, including digital, print, broadcast and social media.
    • Company name featured in all printed material distributed at event.
    • Company name featured in event-related press releases.
    • Corporate spotlight on La Roche’s "Support Us" link on the website.
    • Named sponsor for one of the following events within the festival: Children’s games and activities in Kerr Fitness & Sports Center; Fireworks Display; Carriage Rides

    Alumni Reception: $2,500

    • Recognition on print and digital promotion of reception sent to 10,000 alumni.
    • Recognition on La Roche’s Alumni Website.
    • Recognition on event signage.

For More Information 
Please contact Development Officer Jerry Mote at 412-536-1088 or jerry.mote@laroche.edu.

Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities (PDF-Form) 

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