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News Digest
March 20, 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:

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In Memoriam: Frank P. Piskor: Our on-line memory page has wonderful reflections on 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
MARK YOUR CALENDAR!! Charter Day, April 3, 2006. Details now on-line for events at 37 locations and on campus. Register today for events around the country. Campus schedule is cited below.

Bring a birthday card to the event nearest you or go online...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!

The St. Lawrence women's hockey team defeated the University of Minnesota-Duluth 1-0 in the NCAA Quarterfinals to advance to their third straight Frozen Four. Sophomore forward Sabrina Harbec of St. Hubert, QC, is one of the top three finalists for the 2006 Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award. She is the first St. Lawrence player to ever be named in top three candidates.
Seniors T.J. Trevelyan of Mississauga, ON and Mike Madill of Kirkland, QC, members of the men's hockey team, were recipients of two of the ECAC Hockey League's top individual honors at the league's recent awards dinner.
Campus Events
St. Lawrence University Associate Professor of Performance and Communication Arts Andrea J. Nouryeh will deliver the Frank P. Piskor Faculty Lecture for 2006, on the topic "An Experiment in Equality: The Stage Door Canteen." The lecture is on Monday, April 3, at 7:30 p.m. in Herring-Cole. Read more
Author David Lloyd '75 will speak and read from recent work at St. Lawrence University on Thursday, April 6, at 8 p.m. in Herring-Cole, as part of the University's Writers Series. The event, also part of the celebration of St. Lawrence's Sesquicentennial, is open to the public, free of charge. Read more
Laurentians in the News
Eddie Cruz '08 of Ridgewood, NY and Yralee Mendez '07 of New York, NY, are two Success Stories posted to the Council of Independent College and Universities (cIcu) Web site. Cruz and Mendez submitted essays to the site describing their success at St. Lawrence and the benefits they have felt thanks to state-funded financial aid.
Professor of Canadian Studies Joseph Jockel was quoted in a February 21 article in the Canadian national news magazine Maclean's, on a dispute between the U.S. and Canada over military presence in the Northwest Passage.
More St. Lawrence in the News
Join our students on Spring Break! They're blogging from all over the world, as they tour with the Laurentian Singers, build homes for hurricane victims, staff a soup kitchen, learn about peacemaking, interview for post-graduation career positions and train for the spring varsity athletics season. Read our Spring Break Blogs

Sesquicentennial News:

MARK YOUR CALENDAR!! Charter Day, April 3, 2006.




Campus Celebration

Sesquicentennial Fellows Research Presentation
11:30 a.m.
Gunnison Chapel

Laurentian Singers Sesquicentennial Concert
12:15 p.m.
Gunnison Chapel
Birthday party refreshments follow the concert.

Dana Theme Dinner: A Menu from our History
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Piskor Lecture
7:30 p.m., Herring-Cole

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 our Web link.


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