News and Events

'Watertown Daily Times' Discuss SLU's First-Year Cup 
The Watertown Daily Times discussed St. Lawrence University's First-Year Cup with Jennifer Hansen, associate dean of the First Year and professor of philosophy.

Back to School 2015 (A Photo Gallery)
Classes at St. Lawrence University began on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. The University welcomed more than 680 first-year students to the Class of 2019, the largest incoming class since 1978.

St. Lawrence A Best Small Town College: College Raptor
St. Lawrence University has been named a Top 25 Best Small Town College in 2016 by college matching platform College Raptor.

Dr. Robert (Bob) Thacker, Professor Canadian Studies
What the Liberal Victory Means for Canada and for the US

Dr. Ronnie M. Olesker, Associate Professor of Government
Government Prof. Writes on Violence in Israel for Reuters - News Article -

Dr. Matthew P. Carotenuto, Associate Professor History
"The Daily Show" is the perfect platform for Noah to challenge tired African stereotypes. He's off to a great start.

Dr. Howard Eissenstat, Associate Professor of History
WSJ Article Quotes Eissenstat

First-Year Program An Interdisciplinary Model
November 12, 2015

First-year student Floor Fiers' first video looks at the First-Year Program at St. Lawrence, and its importance in the University's Liberal Arts mission.
November, 2015

Priest College and Quadcopter Drones: Studying the intersection between Art, Science, and Photography
November, 2015, course taught by Adam Hill, Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Psych. Professor's Research Cited in National Media
Research conducted by Pamela Thacher, associate professor of psychology, on the effects of cluttered living, or hoarding, on sleep habits was featured in the Huffington Post and U.S. News and World Report.

Cam Ferrara a former Brown College member

FYS 2016 Cooking Class

FYP Instructor Has Recording Released
Ablaze Records has released a recording by Paul Siskind, adjunct instructor for the First-Year Program. [April 2016]

The Success of My FYP by Tom Allerton, Class of 2019

SLU Welcomes Class of 2020
St. Lawrence University welcomed the Class of 2020 as well as returning and transfer students to campus for the beginning of the Fall 2016 semester.

English Professor Interviewed on ‘Books About Food’
Paul Graham ’99, associate professor of English, was interviewed by the website

PCA Prof. Published in Top Rhetoric Journal
Allison Lockwood Rowland, assistant professor of rhetoric in the Department of Performance and Communication Arts, was recently published in Rhetoric Society Quarterly. [December 2016]

English Prof. Cooks with NCPR
North Country Public Radio hosted Paul Graham '99, associate professor of English, in its NCPR kitchen to make gluten-free, crepe-like blinis. [December 2016]

Global Studies Professor Presents Research at Oxford
Madeleine Wong, associate professor and chair of global studies, delivered a presentation at the International Migration Institute at Oxford University on Jan. 18, 2017.

Education Professor Co-Writes Section on Textbook Writing
William Collins, program coordinator of the Educational Leadership program and assistant professor of education, has co-written for a new book a section on textbook writing.

Government Prof. Op-Ed Featured in 'Syracuse Post'
Ronnie Olesker, associate professor of government, wrote an opinion article featured in the Syracuse Post-Standard about her experiences immigrating to the United States from Israel.

FYS Research Exchange Fair
This year’s First Year Seminar Research Exchange Fair (FYS RE) will take place on Friday,
April 28th, 2017 from 1pm to 4pm in the Owen D. Young Library. Stop by and celebrate the hard work and research efforts of our first year students! Visit the FYS RE website for further details.

First-Year Instructor Published in Lily Society Bulletin
Paul Siskind, instructor for the First-Year Program and First-Year Seminar, wrote an article that was published in the quarterly bulletin of the North American Lily Society. [March, 2017]

Augsbury/North Country Scholars, Nominees to Attend SLU
Forty-four students from across Northern New York will enroll in the Class of 2021 at St. Lawrence University as part of the Augsbury/North Country Scholarship program. [May, 2017]

Richard Guarasci, the first Associate Dean of the First Year in 1987, receives an honorary degree at Commencement 2017. [May, 2017]

SLU Achieves Record Enrollment, Maintains S&P Rating [May, 2017]

Voices from East Africa: Dispelling Stereotypes through Exploration of Global Culture and Identity [September, 2017]
Robin Rhodes-Crowell and Khalid Omar Kitito