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University News

2015

May

St. Lawrence University’s Department of Music will host a Concert for Nepal, donating all collected proceeds from the event to Literacy for Nepal.
Donna Alvah, associate professor and Margaret Vilas Chair of U.S. history
St. Lawrence University's 2016 Frank P. Piskor Lectureship has been awarded to Donna Alvah, associate professor and Margaret Vilas Chair of U.S. history.
Nina Melkonyan ’18, Anna Tsybko '16, Imman Merdanovic ’17, Robert Archie ’18, Zachary Martell ’16, and Elizaveta Dyatko ’17.
Elizaveta Dyatko ’17, who organized St. Lawrence University's Model UN student club, and five other students took part in the New York University’s Model United Nations Conference in April.

April

St. Lawrence University students Skype teach to Rwanda.
Seven St. Lawrence University students will travel to Rwanda in late spring to continue teaching English as a second language to the women they've been teaching this semester using Skype.
Moving-Up Day 2015
St. Lawrence University continued its traditional Moving-Up Day Academic Awards and the Omicron Delta Kappa “Tapping” ceremonies on Saturday, April 25.
Lanika Sanders '17
St. Lawrence University students who took part in the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute R&D Student Competition finished in the top three among undergraduate schools.
Assembly of the chapel spire nears completion.
The new spire is scheduled to be installed atop Gunnison Memorial Chapel beginning at 8 a.m. on Friday, May 1.
St. Lawrence University President William L. Fox '75
St. Lawrence University President William L. Fox ’75 has been appointed to The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (cIcu) Board of Trustees.
Retiring: Left to Right: President Fox, Daivd Dox, Earl Froats, Alan Searleman, Sharon Henry, Linda Dixson
St. Lawrence University recognized retirements and celebrated employee anniversaries at a ceremony held on Wednesday, April 22.
St. Lawrence University announced the Spring 2015 Innovation Grant award recipients on April 21.
St. Lawrence University students study abroad in Denmark. (SLU Photo/Alexander Kusak '12)
St. Lawrence University continues to earn high marks among its peers for the more than 75 percent of students who study abroad at some point during their college experience.
St. Lawrence University will celebrate both the Festival of Science and the Festival of Scholarship and Creativity together on Friday, April 24, across the campus.
The Rev. Fred G. Garry, pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Watertown
The Rev. Fred G. Garry, pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Watertown, will receive the St. Lawrence University's 2015 North Country Citation during its Commencement on Sunday, May 17.
#IMPERMANENCE
St. Lawrence University’s Art and Art History Senior Art Exhibition will officially open at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, April 24, in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery.
Commencement will take place at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 17.
St. Lawrence University’s Commencement will take place at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 17, on Creasy Commencement Common and will include remarks from honorary degree recipients.
St. Lawrence University students in the Fall 2014 participate in the Adirondack Semester
St. Lawrence University once again has been named one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States in The Princeton Review's Green Guide to Colleges.
Steven Salaita
The American Association of University Professors will host Steven Salaita for a public lecture at St. Lawrence University at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 27, in Eben Holden.
Jeffrey Chiarenzelli has been appointed as the MacAllaster Professor of North Country Studies.
Jeffrey Chiarenzelli ’81, James Henry Chapin professor of geology, has been appointed as the MacAllaster Professor of North Country Studies. His appointment will begin on July 1, 2015.
Peter Kornbluh,
The Department of Government will host author Peter Kornbluh, director of the Cuba Documentation Project at the National Security Archive, beginning at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22, in Hepburn Auditorium.
Lorrie Moore '78 (Vanderbilt University/Linda Nylind)
The 2015 St. Lawrence University Writers Series will welcome author Lorrie Moore ’78 to her alma mater for a reading at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 23, in Eben Holden.
University Chorus will present “The Great American Songbook,” a concert of jazz standards and show tunes from the 20th-century, featuring music on Sunday, April 19.
The St. Lawrence University Wind Ensemble will perform a Spring concert beginning at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21, in the Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall.
Students perform in the Spring 2015 dance concert
St. Lawrence University students will perform in the spring dance concert, which will take place at 8 p.m. April 23 to April 25 in Gulick Theatre.
Christian Hosmer, director of the String Orchestra
The St. Lawrence University String Orchestra will perform a selection of fiddle music on April 17 at the Russell Opera House and on April 26 in the Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall.
St. Lawrence University will discuss on WPBS's "Public Eye with Jeff Cole" the steps that colleges and universities in the North Country are doing to investigate sexual assault reports and to prevent incidents from happening.