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March 10, 2021

Meet Design + Film at La Roche Scheduled for March 18

PITTSBURGH, March 10, 2021 – La Roche University invites high school students to explore the fields of film, graphic design and interior design during its virtual Meet Design + Film event on Thursday, March 18 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Hosted by the La Roche Design Division, the event is for students in grades nine through 12 who are interested in film, fine arts, photography, and graphic or interior design. Students will test their own creative skills by participating in a hands-on design project and submitting their work to La Roche faculty and current La Roche students by April 8. Students will have the opportunity on March 25 and April 1 to receive input on their projects from La Roche faculty and current La Roche students prior to final submission

Students must register online for the event by Tuesday, March 16 to receive the Zoom link for the main presentation.

Lisa Kamphaus, chair of the La Roche Design Division, said, “La Roche Design is excited to demonstrate how design can be impactful and make a difference. Meet Design + Film at La Roche is a unique opportunity for high school students to explore our film, graphic design and interior design programs while interacting with faculty members who are industry experts.”

Prizes for first place, second place and third place will be awarded from all projects submitted. Project winners will be announced as part of Positive Space, the Design Division’s annual juried art and design show on April 15.

For more information and a full schedule of events, visit Questions can be directed to Freshman Admissions: 412-536-1792 or

About La Roche University: A private liberal arts university in the North Hills of Pittsburgh, La Roche University offers 66 undergraduate programs of study, six master’s degrees and one doctoral degree, with particular strengths in education, business, criminal justice, psychology, and health and medical sciences as well as interior design and graphic design. This residential university provides a vibrant campus community for nearly 1,300 men and women enjoying 30-plus student organizations and an exciting NCAA Div. III athletics program. Founded by the Sisters of Divine Providence in 1963, La Roche University embraces its Catholic heritage while welcoming people of all faiths and backgrounds. With a legacy of social justice and a commitment to international exchange, La Roche University educates students to be lifelong learners and achievers in an increasingly diverse and global society.