June 1, 2010
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A reminder that News Digest is your weekly collection of news releases and
Web feature stories.
Master Calendar of Events
St. Lawrence News and Features
St. Lawrence In the News
Alumni Reunion Weekend At St. Lawrence June 3-6
Reunion Weekend 2010 is June 3 through 6 on campus. The Reunion Web site includes the full schedule of events, lists of those registered to attend and more.
|Prof. Ladd's Book Wins Award
Assistant Professor of Education Peter D. Ladd's 2009 book, Emotional Addictions: A Reference Book for Addictions and
Mental Health Counseling, won a 2010 International Book Award, in the Health: Addiction & Recovery category.
|St. Lawrence In Top 10 For United Way Employee Campaigns
The United Way of Northern New York, which includes St. Lawrence, Jefferson and Lewis Counties, has announced that St. Lawrence University is in its Top 10 for employee campaigns.
Viggo Mortensen '80 Honored In Denmark
Viggo Mortensen '80 was awarded the Knight's Cross of Dannebrog April 16, 2010, as part of the official celebration
of the 70th birthday of Queen Margarethe of Denmark. Mortensen was one of about 50 people to receive the honor.
|St. Lawrence in the News
The Web site Inside Higher Ed published an essay by President William Fox on May 28, 2010, on his use of poetry in talks with alumni.
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's speech at St. Lawrence University's Commencement was noted in The Huffington Post, which includes a link to the audio file of the talk, and on U.S. News & World Report's online interactive Commencement speaker map.
For more Laurentians In the News
Year Ends With Another National Title Holder
An outstanding 2009-10 year in athletics ended on a positive note for the Saints last weekend, as members of the crew and track and field teams competed in the NCAA Championships. Alyssa Pirinelli '10 capped one of the best field event careers in women's track history when she won the shot put title at the outdoor championships at Baldwin Wallace College. Pirinelli, who also won the indoor title this year, finished her career with seven All America crowns in the shot put. Dan Ramsey '11 also garnered All America honors in men's track by finishing eighth in the 5000 meters. Ramsey was also an All American in cross country and indoor track this season. Women's crew saw its Varsity 8+ boat finish second in the Petite Final for the second straight year at the NCAAs in Gold River, CA. The boat was stroked by Elizabeth Stokes-Cawley '11 and Laureen Reed '11 was the coxswain. Also rowing were Jane Connolly '10, Amelia Bell '10, Amelia
Lalley '10, Eloise Lachance '10, Kathleen Slocum '12, Jessica Burdett '13 and Margaret Fellows '13.
Site NEW Features, Updates, and Reminders
SLU Media Room: Visit our Media Room to see past Student Views Videos and a bird's eye view of the SLU campus and North Country.
Blogs Keep you Up to Date with SLU!
Center for International and Intercultural Studies Students In Berlin
Ashley Robin '13, from Rehoboth, MA
John Gursky '07, Assistant Director of Admissions
Tim Akers '06, Assistant Director of Admissions
What's next? by Rachel Berman '10, who will document her search for post-graduation plans.
The Weave by Global Studies, is a public intellectual project that brings together a range of perspectives on local, national and global issues and on mainstream and independent media coverage of those issues.
Golden Thoughts is a blog by and for visitors to Thailand, our newest international program at Payap University in Chiangmai.
Projet Blog en France (SLU Blog from France), a blog by the students in our France Program.
SLU blog desde Espana (SLU Blog from Spain), a blog by the students in our Spain Program.
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Student, faculty and alumni profiles
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