University News



J. Kimball “Kim” Gannon '24
“I’ll Be Home for Christmas” has a direct St. Lawrence connection, and it gives something back to the University each and every time it plays.
St. Lawrence University announces the Fall 2016 Innovation Grant award recipients.
Kimberly Flint-Hamilton
St. Lawrence University will welcome Kimberly Flint-Hamilton in January as the Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion.
Alan Draper
Alan Draper, a senior professor of government, has been selected as the named Michael W. Ranger ’80 and Virginia R. Ranger P’17 Professor in Government.
St. Lawrence University's 2015 Candlelight Service (SLU Photo/Tara Freeman)
St. Lawrence University held its traditional Candlelight Service in Gunnison Memorial Chapel at 7 p.m. and again at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7.
Fall Dance Concert 2016 (SLU Photo/Tara Freeman)
St. Lawrence University presented its Fall 2016 Dance Concert to showcase student dance talents Dec. 1 to Dec. 3 in the Gulick Theatre.


Nick Penniman, executive director of
The St. Lawrence University chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society, will host Nick Penniman '92 at 7:30 on Monday, Dec. 5, in the Sykes Common Room.
Organist Sondra Goldsmith Proctor
St. Lawrence University’s Noon in the Chapel concert series will end 2016 with “Music for Christmas” beginning at 12:15 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2, in Gunnison Memorial Chapel.
St. Lawrence University's Laurentian Singers
The Laurentian Singers will perform their 17th-annual Holiday Concert and Carol Sing “Peace, Love, Joy: Nowell, Navidad, Hanukkah” in Heuvelton on Dec. 2., and in Canton on Dec. 3.
St. Lawrence University’s Department of Government will host a discussion “What to expect from a Trump Presidency” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 29, in Hepburn Auditorium.
Tenzin Choeyang '19, Laura Ramirez-Tlapa '19, Abigail Enders '19
Three St. Lawrence University McNair Scholars participated in the 25th annual Ronald E. McNair Research Conference and Graduate Fair from Oct. 28 to 30 in Delavan, Wisconsin.
Professor Michael Schuckers pictured with Šejla Palić '17 and Mary Beth Benzing '17.
"The Washington Post" featured St. Lawrence University students, who predicted the presidential outcome and won the American Statistical Association’s National Election Prediction Contest.
Jana Morgan '07
Flash-seminar and skills workshop with Jana Morgan '07, a public transparency and social activist, will take place on Sunday, Nov. 13.
St. Lawrence students perform "Legally Blonde"
“This is the first show in 25 years,” said Jennifer Thomas, director of St. Lawrence University’s first musical in decades. “It’s a big deal.”
St. Lawrence University continues its 2016-17 Noon in the Chapel series with “Remembering and Honoring Our Veterans,” beginning at 12:15 on Friday, Nov. 11, in Gunnison Memorial Chapel.
Chang-rae Lee
St. Lawrence University’s Writers Series will continue its 2016-17 season with award-winning author and Pulitzer Prize finalist Chang-rae Lee at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10
St. Lawrence University’s Department of Music will perform Mozart’s Requiem
St. Lawrence University’s Department of Music will perform Mozart’s "Requiem" by Robert Levin and other orchestral works in Ogdensburg on Nov. 11 and Canton on Nov. 12.
Mwenda Katwiwa
St. Lawrence University will host New Orleans-based spoken word/slam poetry performer Mwenda Katwiwa at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10, in Eben Holden.


St. Lawrence University’s departments of Performance and Communication Arts and Music will present the musical “Legally Blonde” from Nov. 3 to 6 in Gulick Theatre, located in Noble Center.
St. Lawrence University students participated at the second-annual New York Six Regional Model African Union
Seven St. Lawrence University students and their faculty advisors participated at the second-annual New York Six Regional Model African Union, which took place Oct. 21 to 23 at Colgate University.
 (Left to right) Dara Anissi, Mark Karlsen, Chad Lieberman, Max Buckholtz and Nikolai Ruskin
St. Lawrence University will host Journey West who will perform music of the Middle East from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30.
Students visit the New York State Capitol during the SLU Connect Albany event. (SLU Photo/Tara Freeman)
Nineteen St. Lawrence University students had the opportunity to take part in the first SLU Connect Albany event held Oct. 13-14, meeting successful alumni and participating in panel discussions.
Relay Week poster
A student-led group will host this year’s Relay for Life, which will take place starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, and continue to 6 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, in the Newell Field House.
St. Lawrence University continues its Noon in the Chapel series with “Generations of Jazz” beginning at 12:15 on Friday, Oct. 28, in Gunnison Memorial Chapel.
Commencement 2016
Nearly 97 percent of recent St. Lawrence University graduates were either employed or attending graduate school less than one year after graduation.