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News Digest
July 17, 2006

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Campus News
The St. Lawrence University Security and Safety department organized and hosted a four-day Security Academy for its own staff and for staff at Clarkson University. Over 20 topics, ranging from cultural diversity, responding to grief and trauma, and fire safety to understanding the millennial generation, self-defense, writing, and negotiations, engaged the participants; 17 presenters from St. Lawrence staff and regional resource agencies volunteered their time and expertise.
North Country Public Radio has received the Harold K. Hochschild Award from the Adirondack Museum. The Hochschild Award, formerly called the Founders Award, was established in 1990 in memory of the museum's founder, whose passion for the Adirondacks, its people and environment inspired the creation of the Adirondack Museum. This is the first time the Adirondack Museum presented this award to an organization rather than an individual. Read more
Student News
Kanti Shrestha '07, of Kathmandu, Nepal, recently completed a program at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC, that introduces business concepts to undergraduate students who are from groups underrepresented in the corporate world. Read more
Congratulations to the students who have been named to the Spring 2006 Dean's List. To qualify for the Dean's List, students must earn a 3.6 grade point average.
St. Lawrence attackman Kevin Russell '08 of Madison, CT, has earned a spot on Team Scotland for the World Lacrosse Championships and will join his older brother Matt, an All America goaltender at Navy, for the tournament in London, ONT. Read More
Alumni News
A board meeting of the Student Conservation Association (SCA) provided an opportunity for a gathering of St. Lawrence alumni and friends, several of whom serve on the association's board. Read more
Walter Jennings '84 has been appointed market leader and managing director of Burson-Marsteller Australia, a public relations firm. Jennings has responsibility for the firm's operations in the country and, together with the established Australian leadership team, will direct the corporate, financial, consumer, technology, healthcare and government relations practices. Burson-Marsteller has offices in Sydney and Melbourne.Read more
Brian Doe '94 is the co-author of a new novel, Waking God, that is the first in a planned trilogy the publisher states is "part thriller, part religion... a fast moving story with thriller aspects that should make you think." Read more
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The Class of 2010 will arrive August 28 for Orientation. The Orientation Web site has been posted with the schedule of programs and events designed to help new students understand St. Lawrence better, prepare for a productive first semester and get to know their fellow classmates.

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