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News Digest
March 13, 2006


2005-2006 is St. Lawrence's Sesquicentennial Year!



News Digest is your weekly collection of news releases and Web feature stories. For more resources on campus events and programs, check these Web sites:

Master Calendar of Events
St. Lawrence News and Features
St. Lawrence In the News
Saints Athletics

In Memoriam: Frank P. Piskor: Our on-line memory page has wonderful reflections of the late 14th president of St. Lawrence University. Dr. Piskor passed away March 8, 2006. We welcome your own contributions to this page.

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Campus News
The Laurentian Singers of St. Lawrence University will tour and give performances in Germany, the Czech Republic and Poland in March, in celebration of the group's 60th anniversary season. The tour takes place during spring break. Read more

The St. Lawrence Women's Hockey team drew No. 3 seed and will host its first-ever NCAA Tournament game Saturday at Appleton Arena against the University of Minnesota-Duluth. Read More
Laurentians in the News
St. Lawrence Trustee Marion Roach '77 is among the personalities on Martha Stewart Living's Sirius satellite radio show, and on Tuesday, March 14, she'll read a poem on the air written by Emeritus Piskor Professor of English Albert Glover. Read more
St. Lawrence in the News
St. Lawrence's "green bikes" program is mentioned in a story in the March/April 2006 issue of Sierra magazine, the magazine of the Sierra Club. It appears in the section called "The Green Life: Ideas for Living Well and Doing Good."

An essay by Vice President and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Terry Cowdrey is published for the months of March and April on the Council of Independent Colleges and Universities (cIcu) web site. Her essay offers suggestions to high school students on how to begin the college search process.
More Laurentians In the News

Sesquicentennial News:

MARK YOUR CALENDAR!! Charter Day, April 3, 2006. Events on campus and around the world. Stay tuned!

Bring a birthday card to the event nearest you...write your best wishes to SLU on its 150th birthday and your greetings to the people who'll celebrate our 200th birthday in 2056. Cards will be saved for 50 years! You also can send your birthday wishes to St. Lawrence and future Laurentians through a new Web link.

Then and Now
A new collection of photos from "then" and "now" is on our site. Check out St. Lawrence athletics through the years.


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