University News



Zhihong “Hook” Huang ’02
St. Lawrence University’s Board of Trustees has elected Zhihong “Hook” Huang, Class of 2002, as a new member. His six-year term begins July 1. Zhihong “Hook” Huang ’02
From left: Teddy Geraghty ’18, Chloe Warner ’18, Emily Hurlbut ’19, Nina Melkonyan ’18, Jennifer Kim ’18, Connor McSweeney ’18.
Six exceptional St. Lawrence University students were selected for the coveted Admissions Summer Internship for 2017.
North Country Public Radio
North Country Public Radio, has won a national Edward R. Murrow Award for the Best Website in the small market category.
Left to right: EJ Curtis III, Danielle Clifford, and Thomas Bedard.
Three graduating seniors who took part in St. Lawrence University’s Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) have been accepted into medical school for the fall.
Tabitha Ferrer Flood ’08 and Andrew J. Alvarez ’08 were elected McCurdy-Sprague trustees.
St. Lawrence University’s Board of Trustees has elected Andrew J. Alvarez and Tabitha Ferrer Flood, both Class of 2008 graduates, as McCurdy-Sprague trustees beginning June 1.
2016 safety and security academy graduates
St. Lawrence University will host a New York State certified security guard training academy June 12 to 16, providing in-depth training relative for university safety and security operations.


Electronic Services Librarian Paul A. Doty
Librarian Paul A. Doty will blog about his summer reading lists, which revolve around the 45th president.
Shinu Abraham, associate professor of anthropology
Shinu Abraham, associate professor of anthropology, was part of a team of scholars awarded a National Science Foundation grant to conduct research into ancient South Asian trade.
Kristin McKie, assistant professor of government and African studies
Kristin McKie, assistant professor of government and African studies, participated in a panel discussion at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., on May 19.
Class taught outside in front of Gunnison Memorial Chapel
St. Lawrence University has exceeded its enrollment targets for the incoming Class of 2021 this fall, which helped to bolster its stable bond rating with Standard & Poor’s.
St. Lawrence University sign
Sarah E. Johnson ’82 and her parents, Charles and Ann Johnson, have committed an unrestricted gift to the University of $25 million.
Graduates throwing hats into the air
The Class of 2017 shared their St. Lawrence University experiences in just one sentence.
Sykes Residence Hall
Commencement and retirements, the Laurentian alumni network and humanitarianism help to round out the top-10 most popular news stories of the Spring 2017 semester.
Names of news outlets that featured St. Lawrence University faculty experts
St. Lawrence University faculty made their mark with regional, national and international news media during the 2016-2017 academic year, writing opinion pieces and serving as experts in their field.
Springtime on campus
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.
Michael R. Greenwald, associate professor of religious studies
Michael R. Greenwald, associate professor of religious studies, will deliver the Friends of Owen D. Young and Launders Libraries’ Pre-Commencement Lecture at 1:30 p.m. on May 20 in Griffiths 123.
Martha MacCallum Gregory ’86, Sue Katzen ’86, James B. Brush ’77, P’08, and Mary Jo Faucher Hunt ’76, P’04
Alumni Citations will be awarded to Martha MacCallum Gregory ’86, Sue Katzen ’86 and former business executive James B. Brush ’77, P’08 while Mary Jo Faucher Hunt ’76, P’04 will receive the Sol Feinstone Award.
Managing Editors Sydney Fallone '17 and Caroline Seelen '17 with Editor-In-Chief Olivia White '17
St. Lawrence University’s student-run newspaper, The Hill News, has won two New York Press Association (NYPA) awards in its 2016 Better Newspaper Contest.
Student congratulated at Commencement
St. Lawrence University was again selected as one of 50 schools included in The Princeton Review's "Colleges That Create Futures."
Geovania Guterres Ornai ’19 and Margaret Urquhart ’19
Three St. Lawrence University students have been awarded funding to carry out their Davis UWC Projects for Peace.
St. Lawrence University announced the Spring 2017 Innovation Grant award recipients.


Students line up for Moving-Up Day ceremonies at St. Lawrence.
St. Lawrence University continued its traditional Moving-Up Day Academic Awards and the Omicron Delta Kappa “Tapping” ceremonies on Saturday, April 29.
Michael Schuckers, Rutherford professor of statistics
St. Lawrence University, in conjunction with Carleton University’s School of Mathematics and Statistics, will co-host the third-annual Ottawa Hockey Analytics Conference at Carleton University on May 6.
Deborah Markley
St. Lawrence University will host the 15th-Annual North Country Symposium from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, May 8, in the Eben Holden Conference Center.
Michael Lengieza explains his research during the 2017 Festival of Science and the Festival of Scholarship and Creativity
St. Lawrence University celebrated the Festival of Science and the Festival of Scholarship and Creativity together on Friday, April 28, across campus.