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UPDATE: 3:40 p.m. – SUNY Canton remains in a lockdown situation. No threat has been received at St. Lawrence University. Canton Central Schools cancel after-school activities.
(From left to right) Madeline Huleatt, Kendrick Fowler, Jeff Mogavero, Corinne Niekrewicz, Matthew Dier and Rebecca Edelman (inducted Spring 2014)
Eight students were inducted as new members of St. Lawrence University's chapter of the national honorary society for biology, Beta Beta Beta.
Sixty-one students representing 21 different countries including several from United World Colleges (UWC) schools enrolled this year at St. Lawrence University.
Alexander String Quartet (Photo provided)
The Alexander String Quartet will join St. Lawrence University students, staff and faculty from Monday, Oct. 20, to Thursday, Oct. 23, for their annual residency and public concert event.
Samantha Thornhill
The St. Lawrence University Writer’s Series will continue with poet and spoken-word artist Samantha Thornhill at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 28, in the Sykes Common Room.
St. Lawrence students take part in Take Back the Night candlelight vigil in 2013
St. Lawrence University's Advocates Program will sponsor events during Purple Week, calling attention to issues of sexual violence and informing the campus about available resources.
St. Lawrence University’s theme cottages will offer tasty treats for community children on Halloween, Friday, Oct. 31, from 4 to 6 p.m.
Peter Lewin
The Department of Economics Visiting Speaker Series in Political Economy will present Peter Lewin at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 29, in Hepburn Auditorium.
essica Prody, assistant professor of rhetoric and communication studies
Jessica Prody, assistant professor of rhetoric and communication studies, recently published two works in the field of environmental communication.
David Means, author
The St. Lawrence University Writer’s Series will kick off its 2014-15 season with author David Means on Oct. 23.
Tom Reilly '82 speaks to students and parents during an Alumni Career Panel.
St. Lawrence University's Alumni Career Panel talked to students and parents about getting the most out of their St. Lawrence experience and preparing for future careers.
John Collins, professor of global studies
John Collins, professor of government, recently delivered the keynote lecture at an international conference held at An-Najah University in Nablus, Palestine.
Gunnison Memorial Chapel
Fire broke out at Gunnison Memorial Chapel in the early morning hours of Oct. 6, 2013. One year later, renovations and reconstruction are moving forward with the intention to reopen the chapel by Commencement 2015.
St. Lawrence University Arts Collaborative will sponsor artist and rapper M.anifest and University of California-Davis professor of African American and African Studies from Oct. 13 to 17.
enso painting
St. Lawrence University’s Richard F. Brush Art Gallery will present “Enso: Zen Circles of Enlightenment” beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 14, and running through Dec. 6.
Shawna Cummings
The fifth annual Shawna’s Walk for Wishes will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, in St. Lawrence University’s Newell Field House.
Le Quoc Viet painting at St. Lawrence University
St. Lawrence University’s Richard F. Brush Art Gallery will present an exhibition by Le Quoc Viet, titled "Secret Mantra,” which will begin on Tuesday, Oct. 14, and run through Dec. 6.
St. Lawrence University will host a mental health counseling presentation delivered by William Sharp from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 13 in Carnegie Hall, room 010.


St. Lawrence University students participated in the fourth annual New York Six Undergraduate Research Conference.
St. Lawrence University students participated in the fourth annual New York Six Undergraduate Research Conference.
William E. Collins, coordinator of educational leadership and assistant professor of education
St. Lawrence University's education department is offering its School Building Leader graduate certification program at Paul Smith's College.
The American Shakespeare Center will bring its “Method in Madness” tour to St. Lawrence University for performances of Hamlet, Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe, and Much Ado about Nothing.
Sondra Goldsmith Proctor, organist and musician in residence
The Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley presents the second of two organ recitals beginning at 12:15 on Thursday, Oct. 2, at SUNY Potsdam’s Hosmer Hall.
Guest Lecturer Jin Y. Park will present "Women in Buddhist Philosophy" at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 1, in Carnegie Hall room 10.
The Department of Sociology will host Michelle Meyer at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2., who will present "Unnatural Disasters: Extreme Events, Social Stratification and the Environment"
Emlyn Crocker, recipient of a St. Lawrence University Internship Fellowship
Emlyn Crocker '15 and the other Internship Fellowship recipients will deliver a poster presentation at 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 26, in the Sullivan Students Center’s Winston Room