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Spreading the Message, Staying in Touch

How do people find out about and stay in touch with St. Lawrence?  Here are some, not all, of the direct outreach efforts we have.

Prospective Students

Direct mail materials sent to high school sophomores, juniors and seniors.  Not every high school student in the world, of course, but tens of thousands whose academic interests and preparation make them good candidates, as well as all of those who have asked us for information.  

E-mails connecting students to our Web site and sharing information about St. Lawrence and the admissions process.

Online chats for prospective students to connect with current students.

Visits by admissions staff members to hundreds of secondary schools, as well as attendance at dozens of college fairs by admissions staff and alumni Laurentian Admissions Associates; more than 300 off-campus and alumni interviews.

Visits by coaches to talk with promising athletes at their schools; invitations to high school athletes to visit campus to watch athletic competitions.

Several Visit Days on campus each year as well as hundreds of individualized campus visits.

Citations in guidebooks and education media.

Hometown newspaper stories about our students; we send over 3,500 stories every year to papers across the nation.

Alumni

St. Lawrence magazine and Momentum newsletter, sent seven times a year to every graduate, all parents of current students, many friends of the University, and all faculty and staff.

SLU News, a weekly e-digest of news, features and Web updates.

Targeted e-mails about events on campus, especially Reunion, and in locations throughout the national Saints Network. Over 90 events take place every year.

MySpace page.

North Country Community

Over 200 press releases each year communicate honors, awards, events and news to the populace within 100 miles of St. Lawrence.

E-mails to anyone who wishes to receive weekly updates.

Parents of Current Students

Two issues of ParentScope newsletter each year.

Two letters from Vice President and Dean of Student Life Joe Tolliver.

Family Weekend.

Copies of hometown newspaper releases.
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