La Roche College to Host Celebrate La Roche!
Celebrate La Roche! is a special evening showcasing the College’s many contributions to the community, the Pittsburgh area and the world. Kicking off with a cocktail hour at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. and a silent auction. Paul Martino, news anchor and reporter for KDKA-TV News, will serve as master of ceremonies. The College will induct 11 new members to its Distinguished Alumni Circle at 7:45 p.m. The Distinguished Alumni Circle honors La Roche graduates whose outstanding professional achievements and community service projects exemplify the fundamental values of the College’s mission. After receiving nominations from alumni, parents, friends and other members of the College community in the fall of 2015, a committee comprised of a diverse cross-section of La Roche constituents selected the following alumni as recipients: Riley B. Folds ’97 of Redondo Beach, Calif. Diversity & Inclusion Manager Disney Consumer Products Dione L. Graswick ’93 of Glenshaw, Pa. Assurance Partner PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Ernestine Harris ’03, M.S. ’10 of Romansville, Pa. U.S. Director of Human Resources GlaxoSmithKline David J. Kasievich ’98 of Philadelphia, Pa. Head of School St. James School Kristen Marie Kruszewski ’08, Ph.D. of East Liberty, Pa. Senior Research Chemist Automotive OEM Coatings PPG Industries Inc. Mary E. Michalek ’82 of Gibsonia, Pa. Retired Allegheny County Health Department Passavant Hospital Tara Kay Race ’98 of McDonald, Pa. Advanced Educator UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing Suellywn Stewart ’77, M.D. of Columbus, Ohio Family Physician Licking Memorial Health Partners Janice M. Talerico ’81 of Aspinwall, Pa. Vice President, Total Rewards and Chief Diversity Officer Giant Eagle Inc. Dawnita J. Wilson M.S. ’03 of North Bethesda, Md. Director, Global Diversity and Inclusion Sodexo Maurita Wisniewski ’84, MSN ’88 of Shaler Township, Pa. Nurse Educator Ohio Valley Hospital
Date & Time
April 22, 2016