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December 15, 2022

La Roche University Announces Adventures in Lifelong Learning Spring Term - Spring Preview Event Jan. 13

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 15, 2022 – This spring adults 50 and better can rediscover the joy of learning without the pressure of assignments, grades or exams at La Roche University. 

Beginning Jan. 23, the University’s Center for Lifelong Learning will launch a range of interactive courses in the subjects of: science and technology, fitness, gardening, scripture, geography, film, writing and poetry, and more. 

Offered as part of the Center’s membership-based program, Adventures in Lifelong Learning, the courses enable retirement-aged individuals of all backgrounds to expand their social networks through shared intellectual experiences.

Spring sessions run Jan. 23 to Feb. 24 and Mar. 13 to Apr. 21. There will be no classes Apr. 4-10. The complete schedule and course descriptions are available at

Adults 50 and better can learn more about the various courses and memberships at the Center’s Spring Preview event on Friday, Jan. 13 at 11 a.m. in the Ryan Room of the Zappala Campus Center.

The Center for Lifelong Learning empowers learners of all ages by offering high-quality, flexible and adaptable programs to serve and meet the needs of Pittsburgh and its surrounding communities.

An individual Adventures in Lifelong Learning membership includes:

  • Noncredit, short-term courses (four to five weeks)
  • The option to audit up to one LRU undergraduate course per term
  • Community and social events
  • Short educational tours
  • Health and wellness activities
  • Travel opportunities through La Roche’s Study Abroad office
  • Spiritual programming in partnership with La Roche’s founding congregation, the Sisters of Divine Providence

Register online today for spring courses. Please email or call 412-536-1026 to register for the Spring Preview or for more information.


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, nursing, and health and medical sciences as well as interior architecture & design and graphic design. This residential university provides a vibrant campus community for nearly 1,200 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.