Student Bios

Portrait of Sydney Kahl
2018
Major(s): Environmental Studies-English
Minor(s): Outdoor Studies

St. Lawrence has been a great place for me to pursue my interests, especially in the field of environmental studies. Canton, New York is close to the Adirondacks, which has served as a fun outdoor...

Anna Kowanko
2016
Major(s): Environmental Studies and Sociology
Minor(s): Asian Studies

Anna’s interests in environmental studies were kindled by attending a high school in the Adirondack Mountains in Keene Valley, NY that composted food waste, served great local food in the...

Jordan Garfinkle
2010
Major(s): Environmental Studies and Psychology

I spent the fall of 2008 in SLU's Kenya Program, which was a phenomenally educational and eye-opening experience. Currently, I'm working on a senior honors project with faculty mentor, Dr. Amanda...

Brendan DeMelle
1998
Major(s): Environmental Studies and Sociology

St. Lawrence’s double-major option, extensive study abroad program, and proximity to outstanding outdoor recreation opportunities in the Adirondack region were immediate attractions for Brendan....

Katie Spring
2009
Major(s): Environmental Studies and English

Katie was drawn to St. Lawrence for its welcoming community and incredible study abroad program.  During the fall of her sophomore year, Katie studied in the Adirondack Semester, which opened...