The St. Lawrence Blog

Who is St. Lawrence University? We are a group of people with countless adventures and even more stories. The St. Lawrence Blog gives our students, faculty and staff the chance to tell their tales, in their own words and in their own way. Sharing these anecdotes in one place gives our community the chance to show how creative, daring and passionate we are about what we do. Alone, these stories are powerful; together they define St. Lawrence.

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High school students are always asking what makes St. Lawrence stand out from other schools. In order to best answer this, I decided to interview my friend, Claire Longcope. Claire transferred to St. Lawrence this year from a small liberal arts college in Ohio and can see the uniqueness of St. read more
Rebecca Doser - 2016November 9th, 2014
Egg-cuse me, but you oat to know that this blog is cereal-sly no yoke and I promise, you are not going bananas... read more
Gabby Wilson - 2015October 31st, 2014
SLU Homecoming, held in late October, offered a wide variety of events to choose including a campus-wide block party, three home athletic events, Phantom in the Park, and Shawna’s Walk for Wishes. read more
Laura Stasi - 2015October 29th, 2014
Each year at St. Lawrence, I have learned about places and things that have made my college experience unique. But there are also things that I found out about a little late - things that I wish I could have taken advantage of since my first semester on campus. read more
Jeff Mogavero - 2016October 23rd, 2014
During my college search, I knew that I wanted to go to a school close to rivers, lakes, forests and mountains. Part of this was because I’m a conservation biology major and love getting outside during lab to study the ecosystems surrounding campus. read more
Last year, Admissions Ambassador Jeff Mogavero ’16 wrote a fantastic post about the Campus Kitchen at St. Lawrence University. For me, a senior at St. Lawrence, I am enjoying my fourth year with Campus Kitchens and am currently the president or our chapter! read more
Hannah Parker - 2015October 17th, 2014
Autumn is my favorite time of year and there is nothing more beautiful than St. Lawrence in the fall. The leaves turn all sorts of wonderful colors: reds, oranges, browns, and yellows! There are also great events on campus. read more
Shawn Lillie - 2015October 9th, 2014
The Kenya study abroad semester is one of the oldest St. Lawrence abroad programs, as it just celebrated its 40th reunion this past summer. The compound where students stay was the first of any United States University in sub-Saharan Africa. read more
Maureen Pellerin - 2015October 5th, 2014
As a sophomore, I first heard about the Association for Campus Entertainment (ACE) when they advertised that Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, my favorite band, would be performing a 10th anniversary concert at St. Lawrence that winter. read more
Sarah Evarts - 2017October 3rd, 2014
In high school I got involved with my student government, mostly because it was something that my friends were also involved in (and also because it would get me out of homeroom).  Over the course of my four years, I ended up in higher positions and found I was really having an influence on my read more